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  • 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.
  • Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

    Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:34:42 GMT
    Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.
    The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria....
  • American Ebola patients to be released from hospital

    American Ebola patients to be released from hospital

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:01 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:01:04 GMT
     Dr. Kent Brantley, one of two U.S. Ebola patients, is expected to be released from the hospital in Atlanta on Thursday.
     Dr. Kent Brantley, one of two U.S. Ebola patients, is expected to be released from the hospital in Atlanta on Thursday.
  • Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Thursday, August 21 2014 4:53 AM EDT2014-08-21 08:53:49 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 on Thursday, the group said, in what is likely to be a major blow to the organization's morale and a significant achievement for...
  • Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:16:02 GMT
    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by...
    The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice...
  • BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

    BofA's $17B settlement not as large as it appears

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:15:36 GMT
    Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase that toll, but...
    Bank of America's purchase of Countrywide Financial has cost it tens of billions of dollars over the past six years. An expected $17 billion settlement with the Justice Departm ent will increase that toll, but not by a...
  • High school student says he was arrested for killing dinosaur in class assignment

    High school student says he was arrested for killing dinosaur in class assignment

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 02:13:33 GMT
    A 16-year-old Summerville High School student says he was arrested Tuesday morning and suspended after writing about killing a dinosaur with a gun.
    A 16-year-old Summerville High School student says he was arrested Tuesday morning and suspended after writing about killing a dinosaur with a gun.
  • More details released about accident at Kappa Alpha house

    More details released about accident at Kappa Alpha house

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:36:56 GMT
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
  • Mitt Romney in Jonesboro

    Mitt Romney in Jonesboro

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:08:15 GMT

    Asa Hutchinson, the republican nominee for Governor of Arkansas, picked up a high profile endorsement at ASU today.

    Asa Hutchinson, the republican nominee for Governor of Arkansas, picked up a high profile endorsement at ASU today.

  • Arkansas grain company costing farmers millions

    Arkansas grain company costing farmers millions

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:49:28 GMT

    The delays of one Arkansas grain company could hit farmers right in their pocket books. They could stand to lose millions of dollars.

    The delays of one Arkansas grain company could hit farmers right in their pocket books. They could stand to lose millions of dollars.

  • 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.
  • Student reportedly suspended after saying 'Bless you'

    Student reportedly suspended after saying 'Bless you'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:43:48 GMT
    A young girl says she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom after breaking a class rule.
    A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
  • Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:13:25 GMT
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained...
  • Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

    Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:04:50 GMT
    Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.
    Hamas' shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the militant group said Wednesday as Israel's prime minister warned that the bombardment of Gaza...
  • Heat advisory in effect for eastern Arkansas

    Heat advisory in effect for eastern Arkansas

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:23:39 GMT
    The much-delayed hot summer temperatures are finally hitting Arkansas.
    The much-delayed hot summer temperatures are finally hitting Arkansas.
  • Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:04:02 GMT
    Target has slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.
    Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.
  • $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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    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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  • Iraq Crisis

    Iraq Crisis

    The terrorist group ISIS has taken over multiple cities in Iraq. Since the U.S. troop withdrawal almost 2 1/2 years ago, the level of day-to-day violence Iraqis experience has increased.
    In stunningly quick fashion, the terrorist group ISIS has taken over multiple cities in Iraq. Since the U.S. troop withdrawal almost 2 1/2 years ago, the level of day-to-day violence Iraqis experience has increased.
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  • 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.
  • $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 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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