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  • Iraq Crisis

    Iraq Crisis

    The terrorist group ISIS has taken over multiple cities in Iraq. Since the U.S. troop withdrawal almost 2 1/2 years ago, the level of day-to-day violence Iraqis experience has increased.
    In stunningly quick fashion, the terrorist group ISIS has taken over multiple cities in Iraq. Since the U.S. troop withdrawal almost 2 1/2 years ago, the level of day-to-day violence Iraqis experience has increased.
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  • Lawrence Co. to go ahead with state jail application

    Lawrence Co. to go ahead with state jail application

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:16:17 GMT
    Lawrence County had a special quorum court meeting Tuesday night deciding to move forward with the application for a new state prison.
    Lawrence County had a special quorum court meeting Tuesday night deciding to move forward with the application for a new state prison.
  • Arkansas is heating up

    Arkansas is heating up

    Wednesday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
    Wednesday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
  • Father says third grade son put on wrong bus, dropped off

    Father says third grade son put on wrong bus, dropped off

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:57:44 GMT
    When the bus driver was at his third to last stop he told the boy that this was where he was to be dropped off and told him to get off the bus multiple times.
    When the bus driver was at his third to last stop he told the boy that this was where he was to be dropped off and told him to get off the bus multiple times.
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  • Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:08:09 GMT
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
  • $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:21:11 GMT
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
  • Arkansas men file lawsuit over police encryption

    Arkansas men file lawsuit over police encryption

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:45:19 GMT
    Two brothers have filed a lawsuit accusing the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock of violating state law by blocking access to police communications.
    Two brothers have filed a lawsuit accusing the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock of violating state law by blocking access to police communications.
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  • Holder arrives in Ferguson to oversee Brown shooting case

    Holder arrives in Ferguson to oversee Brown shooting case

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:30:32 GMT

    A grand jury will begin deliberations Wednesday on Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, according to the St. Louis County Prosecutor.

    A grand jury will begin deliberations Wednesday on Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, according to the St. Louis County Prosecutor.

  • MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown

    MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:09 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:09:20 GMT

    With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

    With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

  • TN man dies in scooter crash in Branson

    TN man dies in scooter crash in Branson

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:09:41 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Tennessee man died when the scooter he was riding was hit near Branson.
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Tennessee man died when the scooter he was riding was hit near Branson.
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  • Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death

    Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:52:12 GMT
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
    Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.
  • Arkansas to survey bears in 2 zones

    Arkansas to survey bears in 2 zones

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:29:57 GMT
    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is planning to survey bears in two zones that cover much of southern Arkansas.
    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is planning to survey bears in two zones that cover much of southern Arkansas.
  • SEC: Schools take steps to improve fan experience

    SEC: Schools take steps to improve fan experience

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:19:54 GMT
    Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday that SEC schools "have made it a priority to engage their fans in a way that will enhance their in-game enjoyment and satisfaction."
    Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday that SEC schools "have made it a priority to engage their fans in a way that will enhance their in-game enjoyment and satisfaction."

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