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  • Consider This - November 6, 2006

    Just Do It: Vote!

    Just Do It: Vote!

    On Election Day, we vote for the men and women who will lead the state of Arkansas for the next few years...
  • Consider This - October 30, 2006

    Magnet Schools

    Magnet Schools

    It is exciting that the Jonesboro Public School System is considering transitioning to a magnet school structure. Magnet schools have been around for 30 plus years across the United States giving students an opportunity to focus on specific subjects...
  • Consider This - October 23, 2006

    More Viewers' Feedback

    More Viewers' Feedback

    It's been a while since we shared your feedback so we thought we would open up the mailbag this week and see what's on your mind...
  • Consider This - October 16, 2006

    Fighting Meth In Region 8

    Fighting Meth In Region 8

    There is a critical epidemic affecting all of the communities across Region 8... It goes by many names... crank, crystal, ice, glass, chalk... but you most likely know it as meth...
  • The American Cancer Society and the K8-8K

    The American Cancer Society and the K8-8K

    This Saturday, at Craighead Forest Park, men, women, boys and girls will run and walk in an effort to fight cancer here in Region 8...
  • Consider This - October 2, 2006

    Digital TV For All

    Digital TV For All

    Most people are unaware of the changes taking place, however everyone who watches television, which is nearly 100% of the country, will be affected by the conversion to digital broadcasting...
  • Consider This - September 25, 2006

    Hope: The Breath of Life

    Hope: The Breath of Life

    Hope... the breath of life. That's the slogan during this week long Celebration of Hope. This community-wide celebration is an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the importance of Hope in all of our lives...
  • Consider This 09-11-06

    Are We Prepared?

    Are We Prepared?

    Five years ago... The United State of America was attacked in one of the worst man-made disasters on our home soil ... one year ago one, we experienced one of the worst natural disasters in history.

    American Red Cross and USGS Preparedness web links included...
  • Consider This - August 28, 2006

    Good Things at ASU

    Good Things at ASU

    If you haven't visited the A-State campus in Jonesboro recently you will be amazed at the many projects which have been completed over the past few years...
  • Consider This - August 21, 2006

    School Supplies

    School Supplies

    This week most schools across Region 8 get back in session. Leading up to this week many students and parents have been busy stocking up on the necessary school supplies for the upcoming year. A few weeks
  • Consider This 'Mailbag'

    Consider This 'Mailbag'

    Over the past few months we've discussed many issues and you've been kind enough to provide feedback on those topics and many others. This week we'll once again dig into the mailbag to see what's on your minds...
  • Consider This - July 31, 2006

    God Bless the 875th!

    God Bless the 875th!

    On Saturday, July 22nd you joined together, you lined the highways in Paragould and Jonesboro, to show the brave men and women of the 875th that we support them and we are proud of them. Consider This...
  • Consider This - July 24, 2006

    Catching Litterbugs

    Catching Litterbugs

    Littering is a big issue in Arkansas and Missouri... Thankfully both states are very focused on cleaning up this problem with educational campaigns and citizen involvement...
  • Consider This - July 17, 2006

    Public Nuisance Laws Feedback

    Public Nuisance Laws Feedback

    Last week we shared comments from Elizabeth Hansen of Jonesboro regarding her frustration with inconsiderate people. After we aired the segment Elizabeth wrote us again... "You hit the nail on the head...
  • Consider This - July 10, 2006

    Public Nuisances

    Disturbing the Peace/Public Nuisance

    This week's 'Consider This' is for 'Elizabeth' of Jonesboro and thousands of like-minded viewers, who are fed up with inconsiderate people.
  • Consider This - July 3, 2006

    Independence Day Origins

    Independence Day Origins

    As we celebrate the 4th of July... Independence Day. Consider This: Taxation without representation! That started it all when the 13 colonies in America that were forced to pay taxes to England's King George III with no representation in Parliament...
  • Consider This - June 26, 2006

    Viewers' Feedback - Highway Safety Laws

    Viewers' Feedback - Highway Safety Laws

    A few week's ago we discussed several topics pertaining to cycling... pedal powered and motorized. We received tons of feedback from our viewers and if you shared your comments we appreciate you taking
  • Consider This - June 19, 2006

    Highway Projects

    Highway Projects

    A couple of weeks ago the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce began a membership event and a membership event specialist, from Dallas, Texas. He talked about three things that local Chambers of Commerce
  • Consider This - June 12, 2006

    Viewers' Feedback Vol. II

    Viewers' Feedback Vol. II

    This week we'll once again share your feedback on some of topics we have addressed and news stories we have covered the past few weeks... Let's start with our recent story on the controversy surrounding
  • Consider This - June 5, 2006

    'Look Twice' - Highway Safety

    'Look Twice' - Highway Safety

    You may have seen signage around the area with a Share the Road notice or Look Twice... Save A Life. This message is aimed at automobile drivers in an effort to make them aware of other vehicles, specifically
  • Consider This - May 29, 2006

    Memorial Day Roots

    Memorial Day Roots

    Today is Memorial Day... a day set aside to honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedom. Consider This: Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day to
  • Consider This - May 22, 2006

    Get Out and Vote!

    Get Out and Vote!

    Tomorrow is the primary election in Arkansas... Voters will go to the polls to select sheriffs, judges, statewide officers, and many other elective positions... Consider This: The right to vote for
  • Consider This - May 15, 2006

    Our Viewers' Feedback

    Our Viewers Feedback

    We’ve been providing our comments on a variety of topics the past few months and this week we would like to share some feedback we have received from you. On our first consider this we talked about
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    General Comments from Our Viewers

    General Comments from Our Viewers

    Some general comments and recommendations from our viewers about KAIT's Consider This editorial: Charles P. of Jonesboro writes: I'd like to see KAIT address the way city council members are elected
  • Consider This - April 10, 2006

    Consider This - KAIT Severe Weather Coverage

    Consider This - KAIT Severe Weather Coverage

    Last week I was in Birmingham, Alabama for a Raycom Media management meeting… In case you are not aware… Raycom Media is our parent company. WMC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Memphis, is one of our sister
  • Consider This - May 1, 2006

    High Fuel Costs

    High Fuel Costs

    I’m sure you have filled up your car or truck with gasoline lately so it should come as no surprise that the price of gas has skyrocketed the past few weeks. How does that happen? We hear the “experts”
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