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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.

  • Arkansas lottery dials back budget projections

    Arkansas lottery dials back budget projections

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:46:29 GMT
    The Arkansas Lottery Commission has dialed back its budget projections for money raised for scholarships by $3 million.
    The Arkansas Lottery Commission has dialed back its budget projections for money raised for scholarships by $3 million.
  • Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:34:25 GMT
    For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether...
    For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama...
  • Jonesboro paper says police chief bullied reporter

    Jonesboro paper says police chief bullied reporter

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:43:31 GMT
    The publisher of the Jonesboro Sun wants the city police chief to quit, saying the chief bullied one of the newspaper's reporters into quitting by making derogatory statements about her on Facebook.
    The publisher of the Jonesboro Sun wants the city police chief to quit, saying the chief bullied one of the newspaper's reporters into quitting by making derogatory statements about her on Facebook.
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge inundates the Internet, brings in big bucks

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

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:22:49 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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  • Arkansas lottery dials back budget projections

    Arkansas lottery dials back budget projections

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:46:29 GMT
    The Arkansas Lottery Commission has dialed back its budget projections for money raised for scholarships by $3 million.
    The Arkansas Lottery Commission has dialed back its budget projections for money raised for scholarships by $3 million.
  • 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.
  • $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:21:11 GMT
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
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  • 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.
  • 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." 

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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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