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  • Extra security called to area schools after anonymous threats

    Extra security called to area schools after anonymous threats

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:37:34 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - There is an additional police force at several area schools Monday after vague threats made over the weekend. No specific details were given. Several schools sent notifications
    There is an additional police force at several area schools Monday after vague threats made over the weekend. No specific details were given.
  • Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

    Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:33:19 GMT
    Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
    Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:23:30 GMT
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster...
  • After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:14 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:14:02 GMT
    One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets Monday.
    A large police presence greeted runners and spectators filtering in Monday morning for the Boston Marathon, a year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs near the finish line killed three people and wounded more...
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:53:46 GMT
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of...
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing...
  • High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

    High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:33 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:33:29 GMT
    Thirty years ago, big media companies failed to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings.
    Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their...
  • Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

    Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:42:15 GMT
    Authorities say a driver trying to park before an Easter concert at a packed Florida church inadvertently drove into the building and through a concrete outer wall and several pews, injuring about 20 people.
    A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.
  • Gov. Beebe to join in ceremony for block grants

    Gov. Beebe to join in ceremony for block grants

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:21 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:21:39 GMT
    Governor Mike Beebe is to join Arkansas Economic Development Commission officials and local leaders to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant program.
    Governor Mike Beebe is to join Arkansas Economic Development Commission officials and local leaders to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant program.
  • MO lawmakers plan to send Nixon criminal code

    MO lawmakers plan to send Nixon criminal code

    Monday, April 21 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-04-21 11:16:10 GMT
    Missouri lawmakers are poised to send Gov. Jay Nixon legislation to overhaul the state's criminal laws.
    Missouri lawmakers are poised to send Gov. Jay Nixon legislation to overhaul the state's criminal laws.
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  • Extra security called to area schools after anonymous threats

    Extra security called to area schools after anonymous threats

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:37:34 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - There is an additional police force at several area schools Monday after vague threats made over the weekend. No specific details were given. Several schools sent notifications
    There is an additional police force at several area schools Monday after vague threats made over the weekend. No specific details were given.
  • USGS reports several small earthquakes in Arkansas

    USGS reports several small earthquakes in Arkansas

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-04-20 22:44:40 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that several small earthquakes have been recorded near Fairfield Bay in central Arkansas.
    The U.S. Geological Survey reports that several small earthquakes have been recorded near Fairfield Bay in central Arkansas.
  • Region 8 parks get spring cleaning treatment

    Region 8 parks get spring cleaning treatment

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:39:09 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-  Spring cleaning is for more than just getting the household in shape. Volunteers of all ages are making sure local parks are getting the cleaning treatment, as well. Crowley's Ridge
    Spring cleaning is for more than just getting the household in shape. Volunteers of all ages are making sure local parks are getting the cleaning treatment, as well.

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