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  • National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:29:14 GMT
    The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...
    The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
  • Democrats reframe debate on health care

    Democrats reframe debate on health care

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:42 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:42:39 GMT
    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.
  • UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

    UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:34 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:34:39 GMT
    The death toll from Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people killed between March 2011 and April 2014, the United Nations reported Friday.
    The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday.
  • In Gaza, 7 more alleged Israel informants killed

    In Gaza, 7 more alleged Israel informants killed

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:16:30 GMT
    A Gaza health official says two Palestinians have been killed in an Israeli airstrike as fighting continued for a third day after the collapse of Egyptian-led cease-fire talks.
    A witness and Hamas media say that masked gunmen have killed seven suspected informants for Israel near a Gaza City mosque as worshippers were ending midday prayers.
  • Ukraine: Russian aid convoy is a 'direct invasion'

    Ukraine: Russian aid convoy is a 'direct invasion'

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:16 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:16:22 GMT
    Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.
    Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a...
  • Dems reframe election-year debate on health care

    Dems reframe election-year debate on health care

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:10:20 GMT
    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law. That's a fresh sign the law may be losing some of its political punch heading into the...
    One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law. That's a fresh sign the law may be losing some of its political punch heading into the midterm...
  • Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:03:18 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
  • Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:58:00 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
  • Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:53:35 GMT
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:15 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:15:15 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam

    Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:00:16 GMT

    Residents in one Jonesboro neighborhood are on high alert after they catch a thief on surveillance video snooping through cars. Another neighbor had his pistol stolen out of his truck that same night.

    Residents in one Jonesboro neighborhood are on high alert after they catch a thief on surveillance video snooping through cars. Another neighbor had his pistol stolen out of his truck that same night.

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    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
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  • Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam

    Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-08-22 04:00:16 GMT

    Residents in one Jonesboro neighborhood are on high alert after they catch a thief on surveillance video snooping through cars. Another neighbor had his pistol stolen out of his truck that same night.

    Residents in one Jonesboro neighborhood are on high alert after they catch a thief on surveillance video snooping through cars. Another neighbor had his pistol stolen out of his truck that same night.

  • Silver Alert issued for Jonesboro man has been canceled

    Silver Alert issued for Jonesboro man has been canceled

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:53:04 GMT
    According to Jonesboro dispatch, Curtis Atkinson, 81, was found Thursday afternoon.
    According to Jonesboro dispatch, Curtis Atkinson, 81, was found Thursday afternoon.
  • More details released about ASU student impaled by golf club at fraternity house

    More details released about ASU student impaled by golf club at fraternity house

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:06:25 GMT
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
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  • Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Ross, Hutchinson speaking to counties group

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:03 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:03:18 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
    Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross and Republican rival Asa Hutchinson are appearing before a group of county officials from around Arkansas.
  • Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:58:00 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
  • ASU students react to game day parking

    ASU students react to game day parking

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:00:27 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Just nine days left until kick off before the first Red wolves game. While many are excited for the football season to start, on campus residents are not happy about the parking situation. A recent e-mail sent from the university to residents at the Northpark Quads states that between 4pm and 7pm on game days, all non-residents will be allowed to park in the Quad parking lot. Resident Amber Blade told Region 8 she was unhappy with the universities decision. “We're stude...
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Just nine days left until kick off before the first Red wolves game. While many are excited for the football season to start, on campus residents are not happy about the parking situation. A recent e-mail sent from the university to residents at the Northpark Quads states that between 4pm and 7pm on game days, all non-residents will be allowed to park in the Quad parking lot. Resident Amber Blade told Region 8 she was unhappy with the universities decision. “We're stude...
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  • Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:53:35 GMT
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
  • National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:29 AM EDT2014-08-22 09:29:14 GMT
    The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...
    The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
  • Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-22 03:44:32 GMT
    It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
    Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...
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  • Viral Video: Goliath grouper snags 4-foot shark from fisherman's line

    Viral Video: Goliath grouper snags 4-foot shark from fisherman's line

    A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the shark
    A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.
  • 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.

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