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  • Region 8 News Investigates: Ashes to ashes

    Region 8 News Investigates: Ashes to ashes

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:00:23 GMT
    Death is one of life's inevitabilities.  It comes with one of the toughest decisions a family must face, how best to dispose of the body.

    Death is one of life's inevitabilities.  It comes with one of the toughest decisions a family must face, how best to dispose of the body.


  • Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:44:26 GMT
    Presidents from the West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak are meeting with world health leaders to come up with ways to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
    An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met...
  • Army to force out 550 majors; some in Afghanistan

    Army to force out 550 majors; some in Afghanistan

    Saturday, August 2 2014 1:21 AM EDT2014-08-02 05:21:16 GMT
    The Army says it will soon notify 550 majors that they must leave the service by next spring as part of a budget-driven downsizing of the service.
    About 550 Army majors, including some serving in Afghanistan, will soon be told they have to leave the service by next spring as part of a budget-driven downsizing of the service.
  • Israel pounds Gaza as it searches for soldier

    Israel pounds Gaza as it searches for soldier

    Saturday, August 2 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-08-02 04:33:01 GMT
    A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.
    Israel launched dozens of airstrikes early Saturday in the southern Gaza Strip as part of a large-scale search for a soldier Israel suspects was captured by Hamas fighters.
  • George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

    George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

    Saturday, August 2 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-08-02 04:22:32 GMT
    Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.
    Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.
  • Emory Hospital to receive 2 Ebola patients

    Emory Hospital to receive 2 Ebola patients

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:39:25 GMT
    Two Americans who contracted the Ebola virus in Africa are being moved to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
    Two Americans who contracted the Ebola virus in Africa are being moved to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
  • Man using lawnmower to haul trailer arrested on drug charge

    Man using lawnmower to haul trailer arrested on drug charge

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:58:56 GMT
    Vance NullVance Null
    A Williford man was arrested on drug charges Thursday night after he was stopped on a highway for hauling a trailer with a lawn mower. 
    A Williford man was arrested on drug charges Thursday night after he was stopped on a highway for hauling a trailer with a lawn mower. 
  • Fourth suspect in Jonesboro armed robbery arrested

    Fourth suspect in Jonesboro armed robbery arrested

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:56:06 GMT
    The fourth man wanted for the armed robbery of the Dollar General store on Highland Drive was arrested Friday morning, according to Jonesboro Police Lt. Steve McDaniel.
    The fourth man wanted for the armed robbery of the Dollar General store on Highland Drive was arrested Friday morning, according to Jonesboro Police Lt. Steve McDaniel.
  • Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

    Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:53:08 GMT
    The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer.
    The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer.
  • Police say Arkansas man tried to mail drugs to jailed brother

    Police say Arkansas man tried to mail drugs to jailed brother

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:50:23 GMT
    A Jonesboro man was in jail on charges of criminal conspiracy while his brother was taken into custody for furnishing prohibited articles and criminal conspiracy, according to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.
    A Jonesboro man was in jail on charges of criminal conspiracy while his brother was taken into custody for furnishing prohibited articles and criminal conspiracy, according to the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.
  • Obama says after 9-11, US 'tortured some folks'

    Obama says after 9-11, US 'tortured some folks'

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:34:27 GMT
    President Barack Obama says in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did things that were wrong and crossed the line. He says, quote, "we tortured some folks."
    The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after...
  • Sheriff's office searching for escaped inmates

    Sheriff's office searching for escaped inmates

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 20:23:32 GMT
    Kyle McTigueKyle McTigue
    The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding two inmates who walked away from a work detail. Kyle McTigue, 21, of Cushman and Michael Bryant, 28, of Batesville were working at the Independence County Recycling Center when they walked away Friday afternoon...
    The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding two inmates who walked away from a work detail. Kyle McTigue, 21, of Cushman and Michael Bryant, 28, of Batesville were working at the Independence County Recycling Center when they walked away Friday afternoon...
  • Lab walks 30 miles to previous owner, who wouldn't take dog back

    Lab walks 30 miles to previous owner, who wouldn't take dog back

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:27:57 GMT
    Lady has had two families reject her in recent weeks including after she walked 30 miles to get back to one of the families. But a Florida heiress is stepping in to rescue the lab.
    Lady has had two families reject her in recent weeks including after she walked 30 miles to get back to one of the families. But a Florida heiress who loves animals is vowing to make the lab's golden years truly happy.
  • Virginia Tech researchers seek to reduce vehicle deer collisions

    Virginia Tech researchers seek to reduce vehicle deer collisions

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:57:13 GMT
    The Virginia Smart Road in Blacksburg is one of two locations research is being done to prevent or mitigate animal vehicle collisions.The Virginia Smart Road in Blacksburg is one of two locations research is being done to prevent or mitigate animal vehicle collisions.
    Virginia Tech researchers are working on a way to help give you a heads up before a collision in an effort to prevent or mitigate animal vehicle collisions.
    Virginia Tech researchers are working on a way to help give you a heads up before a collision in an effort to prevent or mitigate animal vehicle collisions.
  • Police: Do not call us if Facebook is down

    Police: Do not call us if Facebook is down

    Friday, August 1 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-08-01 18:18:37 GMT
    An officer from Los Angeles County took to Twitter on Friday when Facebook users called for help while the social media website was down.
    An officer from Los Angeles County took to Twitter on Friday when Facebook users called for help to report that the social media website was down.
  • Jeep Cherokee the most hackable car on the road

    Jeep Cherokee the most hackable car on the road

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-08-01 17:59:46 GMT
    Hackers can access a car's computer through built-in apps an the bluetooth system.
    Hackers can access a car's computer through built-in apps an the bluetooth system.
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  • Andrew's Friday Evening Forecast

    Andrew's Friday Evening Forecast

    Andrew's Friday Evening Forecast

    Today was warmer around Region 8 with temperatures reaching back into the 80s and more sunshine.  As we head into tonight expect mostly cloudy skies with temperatures dropping into the mid 60s with patchy fog forming in the early hours of the morning.  Expect temperatures in the mid-upper 80s tomorrow with partly cloudy skies and a stray shower or two through the region. The rest of the week we will see rising temperatures making it back into the 90s early next week.
    Today was warmer around Region 8 with temperatures reaching back into the 80s and more sunshine.  As we head into tonight expect mostly cloudy skies with temperatures dropping into the mid 60s with patchy fog forming in the early hours of the morning.  Expect temperatures in the mid-upper 80s tomorrow with partly cloudy skies and a stray shower or two through the region. The rest of the week we will see rising temperatures making it back into the 90s early next week.
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  • Region 8 News Investigates: Ashes to ashes

    Region 8 News Investigates: Ashes to ashes

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-02 03:00:23 GMT
    Death is one of life's inevitabilities.  It comes with one of the toughest decisions a family must face, how best to dispose of the body.

    Death is one of life's inevitabilities.  It comes with one of the toughest decisions a family must face, how best to dispose of the body.


  • 'Kissing bugs' found in northeast Arkansas

    'Kissing bugs' found in northeast Arkansas

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:28 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:28:59 GMT
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about a life-threatening illness caused by "kissing bugs" or triatomines.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about a life-threatening illness caused by "kissing bugs" or triatomines.
  • Back-to-school shopping more expensive than last year

    Back-to-school shopping more expensive than last year

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:32:12 GMT
    The school supply lists are out and people are stocking up for their kids. But just how much are they paying?
    The school supply lists are out and people are stocking up for their kids. But just how much are they paying?
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  • A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:03:31 GMT
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
  • Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    How good is Drew Brees? This good. A Vine post of Drew Brees ‘skeet shooting' is possibly the most impressive thing to come out of Saints Training Camp yet. Brees shows off his incredible accuracy by
    How good is Drew Brees? This good.
  • 'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-07-30 05:58:05 GMT
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.

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