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  • Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:31 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:31:07 GMT
    The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.
    An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers disappeared from radar early Thursday, the official Algerian news agency said.
  • Iraq: Attack on prisoner convoy kills 60 people

    Iraq: Attack on prisoner convoy kills 60 people

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:21 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:21:52 GMT
    Iraqi officials say militants have attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad, killing 52 prisoners and eight soldiers.
    Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq's instability as lawmakers...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:16:26 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • Plane with Malaysia Airlines bodies leaves Ukraine

    Plane with Malaysia Airlines bodies leaves Ukraine

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:05 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:05:32 GMT
    Ukraine's government says 51 containers holding bodies and body parts of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash are ready to depart for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.
    A Dutch military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday and a second prepared to go, while Australia's government dispatched 50 police officers to...
  • Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:02 AM EDT2014-07-24 09:02:22 GMT
    Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.
    Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid U.S. efforts to reach a cease-fire.
  • Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-07-24 06:08:51 GMT
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:41:39 GMT

    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

    The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
  • Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:14:34 GMT

    A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

    An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.
  • Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

    Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:48:54 GMT

    The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.

    The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.

  • Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:03:33 GMT
    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

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  • Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-07-24 06:08:51 GMT
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
  • Work continues on bridge at Black Rock

    Work continues on bridge at Black Rock

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:58:55 GMT
    As work continues on the new bridge over the Black River, maintenance is being done on the old one and it has some drivers uneasy.
    As work continues on the new bridge over the Black River, maintenance is being done on the old one and it has some drivers uneasy.
  • New Cherokee Village ER offers "life-changing" services

    New Cherokee Village ER offers "life-changing" services

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:47:13 GMT
    White River Medical Center's ER in Cherokee Village has seen almost 1,000 patients since its grand opening June 23.
    White River Medical Center's ER in Cherokee Village has seen almost 1,000 patients since its grand opening June 23.
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  • 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.
  • ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-07-21 06:15:36 GMT
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...
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  • Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:03:33 GMT
    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

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    4-year-old boy banned from local doughnut shop

    4-year-old boy banned from local doughnut shop

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:55:12 GMT
    Kids say the darndest things, but one local inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop.
    Kids say the darndest things, but one local inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop.
  • Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:37:43 GMT
    Michael FinleyMichael Finley
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.

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