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  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:23:16 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 secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials...
  • 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.
  • Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:14:35 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...
  • Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move

    Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:14:11 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.
    Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel's Security Cabinet was to decide whether to expand its operation or...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Humane Society finances opponents of right-to-farm

    Humane Society finances opponents of right-to-farm

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:56:58 GMT
    The Humane Society of the United States has contributed $375,000 to an effort to defeat a Missouri ballot measure creating a constitutional right to farm.
    The Humane Society of the United States has contributed $375,000 to an effort to defeat a Missouri ballot measure creating a constitutional right to farm.
  • Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:26:48 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.

  • US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

    US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:58 AM EDT2014-07-25 07:58:08 GMT
    The Obama administration is considering giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. border.
    The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.
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  • 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.
  • Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:26 AM EDT2014-07-25 10:26:48 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.

  • Central Baptist Church goes 'To-The-Block' to party

    Central Baptist Church goes 'To-The-Block' to party

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-07-25 03:51:41 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 church is taking its message to the streets.Members of Central Baptist Church’s Word Campus hosted a “To-The-Block Party” at Cedar Manor Apartments Thursday evening. The church has hosted a block party in a North Jonesboro neighborhood for three consecutive weeks in an effort to build relationships with each community."Instead of always trying to ask them to come to us we felt like it was important that we just picked up our lives and brought our lives to mee...
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 church is taking its message to the streets.Members of Central Baptist Church’s Word Campus hosted a “To-The-Block Party” at Cedar Manor Apartments Thursday evening. The church has hosted a block party in a North Jonesboro neighborhood for three consecutive weeks in an effort to build relationships with each community."Instead of always trying to ask them to come to us we felt like it was important that we just picked up our lives and brought our lives to mee...
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    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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