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  • Central American leaders convening at White House

    Central American leaders convening at White House

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:34:31 GMT
    President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...
    President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the...
  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:24:59 GMT
    French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali.
    French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the...
  • 5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts

    5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:24:33 GMT
    An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.
    The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled new unrest in the West...
  • Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:06:38 GMT
    Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause...
    Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and...
  • Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:44:20 GMT
    An abundance of lakes and rivers means no shortage of swimmers in Region 8 but not every body of water is one you want to swim in.
    An abundance of lakes and rivers means no shortage of swimmers in Region 8 but not every body of water is one you want to swim in.
  • Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

    Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:09:27 GMT
    The Ukrainian army has reported rebel attacks overnight throughout the restive east, claiming that at one border crossing the rebels were supported by artillery fire from the Russian side.
    A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash...
  • A Better Region 8: Your thoughts on minimum wage initiative

    A Better Region 8: Your thoughts on minimum wage initiative

    We spend a lot of time giving our opinions during the Better Region 8 editorials. Now it's time to hear what you have to say. Earlier this week, we talked about a group working to get last minute signatures to add a proposal to the November ballot that would raise Arkansas' minimum wage.
    We spend a lot of time giving our opinions during the Better Region 8 editorials. Now it's time to hear what you have to say. Earlier this week, we talked about a group working to get last minute signatures to add a proposal to the November ballot that would raise Arkansas' minimum wage.
  • Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

    Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:04:04 GMT
    Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself.
    Authorities are attempting to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the...
  • Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:39:42 GMT
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
  • Ohio State band marches on after director's firing

    Ohio State band marches on after director's firing

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:12:52 GMT
    The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director; a day after he was fired they're performing with the Columbus Symphony in what's often considered the band's unofficial season kickoff.
    The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its unofficial season kickoff.
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  • Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:44:20 GMT
    An abundance of lakes and rivers means no shortage of swimmers in Region 8 but not every body of water is one you want to swim in.
    An abundance of lakes and rivers means no shortage of swimmers in Region 8 but not every body of water is one you want to swim in.
  • A Better Region 8: Your thoughts on minimum wage initiative

    A Better Region 8: Your thoughts on minimum wage initiative

    We spend a lot of time giving our opinions during the Better Region 8 editorials. Now it's time to hear what you have to say. Earlier this week, we talked about a group working to get last minute signatures to add a proposal to the November ballot that would raise Arkansas' minimum wage.
    We spend a lot of time giving our opinions during the Better Region 8 editorials. Now it's time to hear what you have to say. Earlier this week, we talked about a group working to get last minute signatures to add a proposal to the November ballot that would raise Arkansas' minimum wage.
  • Mississippi County public housing office will remain open

    Mississippi County public housing office will remain open

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:50:39 GMT
    The Mississippi County Public Facilities Board office in Osceola will remain open. Administrators met Thursday to discuss relocating the office to Paragould after reports of mismanaged money. 
    The Mississippi County Public Facilities Board office in Osceola will remain open. Administrators met Thursday to discuss relocating the office to Paragould after reports of mismanaged money. 
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  • Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:39:42 GMT
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
  • Report: Adding vision, dental would cost $43M

    Report: Adding vision, dental would cost $43M

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:08:39 GMT
    A report says that adding dental and vision coverage to Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion would cost nearly $43 million, but officials say they're not looking at adding on to the program.
    A report says that adding dental and vision coverage to Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion would cost nearly $43 million, but officials say they're not looking at adding on to the program.
  • Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

    Arkansas base lockdown blamed on mistaken identity

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:06 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:06:36 GMT
    Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual on the base.
    Little Rock Air Force Base officials are blaming a case of mistaken identity for an alarm that led them to lock down the base for several hours following the report of a suspicious individual.
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  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Blake Anderson

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Blake Anderson

     

  • 2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    2 Texas football players charged with sex assault

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:22:56 GMT
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
    Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.
  • Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:26:41 GMT
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.

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