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  • Women's clinic to open in Paragould Monday

    Women's clinic to open in Paragould Monday

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:08:20 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – A new women's care unit will be opening up next week in Paragould. Arkansas Methodist Medical Center announced Friday in a news release that the AMMC Women's Clinic will open Monday
    Arkansas Methodist Medical Center announced Friday in a news release that the AMMC Women's Clinic will open Monday morning at 8 a.m. The clinic is located at 1000 W. Kingshighway, Suite 4 in Paragould.
  • Arkansas unemployment rate dips below 7 percent

    Arkansas unemployment rate dips below 7 percent

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:14:50 GMT
    State officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below 7 percent for the first time in more than five years.
    State officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below 7 percent for the first time in more than five years.
  • Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

    Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:11:39 GMT
    Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
    The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew...
  • SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

    SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:32:31 GMT
    SpaceX returned to the launch pad Friday in hopes of finally delivering supplies to the International Space Station, but stormy weather threatened to interfere.
    A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.
  • Rantankerous: Is drafting a QB early really a good idea?

    Rantankerous: Is drafting a QB early really a good idea?

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:18:40 GMT
    The sparks really start flying about the 15-minute mark when George says those two magic words: "Johnny Manziel."
    The sparks really start flying about the 15-minute mark when George says those two magic words: "Johnny Manziel."
  • Two arrested in altercation with firefighter

    Two arrested in altercation with firefighter

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:45:10 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR  (KAIT) – Jonesboro police arrested a Craighead County man Thursday night as Jonesboro Firefighters were putting out a house fire.  According to a Jonesboro Police report Doyle Yarbrough,
    Jonesboro police arrested a Craighead County man Thursday night as Jonesboro Firefighters were putting out a house fire.  According to a Jonesboro Police report Doyle Yarbrough, 82, of Jonesboro and Tony Scott Parish, 50, of Jonesboro were involved in an altercation with firefighters.
  • 'GMA' promotes Lara Spencer to co-host billing

    'GMA' promotes Lara Spencer to co-host billing

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:11:30 GMT
    ABC says it has promoted Lara Spencer to co-host status on "Good Morning America."
    ABC says it has promoted Lara Spencer to co-host status on "Good Morning America."
  • Man, 27, faces 18 felony counts for highway shooting spree

    Man, 27, faces 18 felony counts for highway shooting spree

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:33:46 GMT
    (Courtesy: Kansas City Star)(Courtesy: Kansas City Star)
    Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte says they have the highway shooter suspect in custody. Police announced last week that they have positively linked 12 shooting incidents that have taken place on
    Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Friday that she has filed 18 felony charges against a 27-year-old man in connection with a recent spree of shootings on area highways.
  • Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:21:39 GMT
    Pro-Russian militiamen who control government buildings in eastern Ukraine are showing no sign of relenting despite a deal between Moscow and Kiev.
    Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev.
  • Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

    Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:01:49 GMT
    Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long...
    Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the...
  • Police: Man wearing only sweatshirt forces way into home

    Police: Man wearing only sweatshirt forces way into home

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:10:39 GMT
    MARMADUKE, AR (KAIT) – Police are searching for a suspect who they say forced his way into a home wearing only a red sweatshirt. According to Marmaduke Police Chief Steve Franks, his department is looking
    Police are searching for a suspect who they say forced his way into a home wearing only a red sweatshirt.
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    AZ mom who left kids in car not unemployed or homeless

    AZ mom who left kids in car not unemployed or homeless

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:50:49 GMT
    Shanesha TaylorShanesha Taylor
    A Valley mother accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview was actually working and had a home address, the Maricopa County Attorney said.
    A Valley mother accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview was actually working and had a home address, the Maricopa County Attorney said.
  • Parents of capsized students cope with frustration and fear

    Parents of capsized students cope with frustration and fear

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:28:35 GMT
    Parents of students missing since the South Korean ferry sank wait in anguish for news of their children.
    Parents of students missing since the South Korean ferry sank wait in anguish for news of their children.
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  • Organization bears crosses on highway

    Organization bears crosses on highway

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:28:15 GMT
    CARDWELL, MO (KAIT) - Crosses lined Highway 412 from Cardwell to Kennett in honor of Good Friday. Shepherds Fold members stood along the highway with handmade crosses, all bearing a different message. Jessi
    Crosses lined Highway 412 from Cardwell to Kennett in honor of Good Friday.
  • Event hopes to promote working towards energy independence

    Event hopes to promote working towards energy independence

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:10:49 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – An event held in Jonesboro on Friday hopes to promote alternative fuels in vehicles.
    An event held in Jonesboro on Friday hopes to promote alternative fuels in vehicles.
  • Construction sector helps AR unemployment numbers

    Construction sector helps AR unemployment numbers

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:58:10 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - According to the Associated Press, state officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below 7 percent for the first time in more than five years. With Jonesboro continuing
    According to the Associated Press, state officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has dropped below 7 percent for the first time in more than five years.
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  • Original victim files suit against OBGYN

    Original victim files suit against OBGYN

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:00:19 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - The Paragould OB/GYN accused of taking nude photos of some of his patients had his first court appearance Thursday. He was arrested Wednesday night at a Newport hotel. Dr. Paul
    The patient that brought all of this to the forefront has now filed civil suit against the doctor and explained in detail what Becton allegedly did to her during that exam that she said led up to him taking nude photos of her.
  • NEW: Malpractice suits dismissed against arrested doctor

    NEW: Malpractice suits dismissed against arrested doctor

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:18 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:18:42 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR  (KAIT) – A Paragould doctor accused of taking nude photographs of at least one patient is due in court again on May 30, but more information is coming to light after his arrest. Dr. Paul
    A Paragould doctor accused of taking nude photographs of at least one patient is due in court again on May 30, but more information is coming to light after his arrest.
  • Fire burns vacant home in SW Jonesboro

    Fire burns vacant home in SW Jonesboro

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:34:25 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A portion of Southwest Drive is closed this morning as crews are work on a house fire. According to Jonesboro dispatch the home is vacant. Southwest Drive has been closed from
    Southwest Drive was closed during the morning rush Friday after crews battled a house fire.

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