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  • American Ebola patients to be released from hospital

    American Ebola patients to be released from hospital

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:00:04 GMT

    Emory University Hospital will make an announcement later Thursday about the status of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were being treated at the hospital for the deadly disease.

    Emory University Hospital will make an announcement later Thursday about the status of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were being treated at the hospital for the deadly disease.

  • Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:54:20 GMT
    The Islamic militant group Hamas says three of its senior military leaders have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.
    An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services.
  • Sen. Boozman to tour hospital in Jonesboro

    Sen. Boozman to tour hospital in Jonesboro

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:37:02 GMT
    Republican U.S. Senator John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
    Republican U.S. Senator John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
  • Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

    Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:33 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:33:48 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.
    To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.
  • Cleanup continues at site of Arkansas train crash

    Cleanup continues at site of Arkansas train crash

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:08 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:08:09 GMT
    Highway crews say cleanup operations at the site of a head-on train collision in northeastern Arkansas could keep a busy roadway closed into next week.
    Highway crews say cleanup operations at the site of a head-on train collision in northeastern Arkansas could keep a busy roadway closed into next week.
  • Jonesboro lottery claim center among those to close

    Jonesboro lottery claim center among those to close

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:59 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:59:17 GMT
    The Arkansas lottery is to close three regional claim centers in a move that will make an extra $381,000 available for college scholarships. Six jobs will be lost.
    The Arkansas lottery is to close three regional claim centers in a move that will make an extra $381,000 available for college scholarships. Six jobs will be lost.
  • 10 things to know for Thursday

    10 things to know for Thursday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:44:04 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
  • Man on bicycle killed in Clay Co.

    Man on bicycle killed in Clay Co.

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:43:52 GMT
    A man riding a bicycle in Clay County is dead after striking an SUV.
    A man riding a bicycle in Clay County is dead after striking an SUV.
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge inundates the Internet, brings in big bucks

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge inundates the Internet, brings in big bucks

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:56:12 GMT

    The power of social media has become evident over the past month. According to the ALS Association's website, they've received millions of dollars in donations thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

    The power of social media has become evident over the past month. According to the ALS Association's website, they've received millions of dollars in donations thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

  • Mitt Romney endorses Asa Hutchinson

    Mitt Romney endorses Asa Hutchinson

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:48:42 GMT
    Mitt Romney came to Jonesboro Wednesday to endorse Asa Hutchinson for Governor and talk about the failures of the Obama administration.
    Mitt Romney came to Jonesboro Wednesday to endorse Asa Hutchinson for Governor and talk about the failures of the Obama administration.
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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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  • Romney to campaign for Cotton in Arkansas

    Romney to campaign for Cotton in Arkansas

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-08-21 11:41:19 GMT
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be campaigning in Arkansas for GOP Congressman Tom Cotton in Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be campaigning in Arkansas for GOP Congressman Tom Cotton in Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.
  • Mitt Romney endorses Asa Hutchinson

    Mitt Romney endorses Asa Hutchinson

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:48:42 GMT
    Mitt Romney came to Jonesboro Wednesday to endorse Asa Hutchinson for Governor and talk about the failures of the Obama administration.
    Mitt Romney came to Jonesboro Wednesday to endorse Asa Hutchinson for Governor and talk about the failures of the Obama administration.
  • 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.
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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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