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  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:36:56 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football,...
  • Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:20:51 GMT
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
  • House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:27:35 GMT
    House Republicans are heading toward a vote Thursday on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to...
    House Republicans are heading toward a vote Thursday on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central...
  • A Better Region 8: A new prison near you?

    A Better Region 8: A new prison near you?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:23:54 GMT
    The State of Arkansas is looking to build a new 1,000 bed maximum security prison on 400 acres near an airport. This announcement follows a recent editorial talking about prison overcrowding in Arkansas.
    The State of Arkansas is looking to build a new 1,000 bed maximum security prison on 400 acres near an airport. This announcement follows a recent editorial talking about prison overcrowding in Arkansas.
  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:18:50 GMT
    Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.
    Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power...
  • Suzuki recalls nearly 26,000 cars for fire risk

    Suzuki recalls nearly 26,000 cars for fire risk

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:36:27 GMT
    Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire.
    Suzuki is recalling nearly 26,000 midsize cars in the U.S. because the daytime running light modules can overheat and could cause a fire.
  • US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:28:58 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
    The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy, with EU ambassadors meeting on Tuesday...
  • Murder victim's mom speaks out on delays in case

    Murder victim's mom speaks out on delays in case

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:02:37 GMT
    Jessica Williams' mother, Sherry, told Region 8 News that she is at her wits end over what she calls a lack of progress in her daughter's case.
    Jessica Williams' mother, Sherry, told Region 8 News that she is at her wits end over what she calls a lack of progress in her daughter's case.
  • Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:49:03 GMT
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
  • Man accused of assaulting teen umpire at Show-Me Games

    Man accused of assaulting teen umpire at Show-Me Games

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:43:13 GMT
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
  • Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:36 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:36:53 GMT
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges...
    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward...
  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:09 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:09:15 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
  • GM and Chevy pickups tops in recalls this year

    GM and Chevy pickups tops in recalls this year

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:08 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:08:00 GMT

    The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GM Sierra have been recalled six times already this year, more than any other vehicle sold in the U.S. 

    The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GM Sierra have been recalled six times already this year, more than any other vehicle sold in the U.S. 

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  • A Better Region 8: A new prison near you?

    A Better Region 8: A new prison near you?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:23:54 GMT
    The State of Arkansas is looking to build a new 1,000 bed maximum security prison on 400 acres near an airport. This announcement follows a recent editorial talking about prison overcrowding in Arkansas.
    The State of Arkansas is looking to build a new 1,000 bed maximum security prison on 400 acres near an airport. This announcement follows a recent editorial talking about prison overcrowding in Arkansas.
  • Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Police: Arkansas imposter cop tried to lure kids

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:20:51 GMT
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
    Arkansas police have arrested a man they say tried to coax children into his car by claiming to be a police officer.
  • Murder victim's mom speaks out on delays in case

    Murder victim's mom speaks out on delays in case

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:02:37 GMT
    Jessica Williams' mother, Sherry, told Region 8 News that she is at her wits end over what she calls a lack of progress in her daughter's case.
    Jessica Williams' mother, Sherry, told Region 8 News that she is at her wits end over what she calls a lack of progress in her daughter's case.
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  • Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:49:03 GMT
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
  • Arkansas AG asks to help defend drilling tax break

    Arkansas AG asks to help defend drilling tax break

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:18:26 GMT
    Attorney General Dustin McDaniel wants to defend in court a $5 million tax break the Legislature gave the natural gas industry after the state's top finance official said the exemption was unconstitutional.
    Attorney General Dustin McDaniel wants to defend in court a $5 million tax break the Legislature gave the natural gas industry after the state's top finance official said the exemption was unconstitutional.
  • Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations

    Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:04 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:04:35 GMT
    Tyson Foods says it will sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt tied to its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
    Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
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  • Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:21:13 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
  • Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:28:29 GMT
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
  • 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.
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  • Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Arkansas bullet plant pulled from council agenda

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:49 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:49:03 GMT
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
    The North Little Rock mayor says a bullet manufacturer is rethinking a proposal to locate near a residential neighborhood.
  • Man accused of assaulting teen umpire at Show-Me Games

    Man accused of assaulting teen umpire at Show-Me Games

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:43:13 GMT
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
    A 36-year-old Jefferson City man faces an August court date on suspicion of assaulting a 15-year-old baseball umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia.
  • Mom accused of leaving babies home alone

    Mom accused of leaving babies home alone

    Monday, July 28 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-28 19:37:58 GMT
    Sharonda LopezSharonda Lopez
    A Jonesboro woman was arrested Saturday, July 26, after police say she left her two babies home alone. Sharonda Lopez, 25, is charged with two counts of first degree child endangerment.
    A Jonesboro woman was arrested Saturday, July 26, after police say she left her two babies home alone. Sharonda Lopez, 25, is charged with two counts of first degree child endangerment.

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