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Afternoon Update - Monday

These are the stories Region 8 News is tracking on this Monday afternoon:

Jesse Misskelley and Jason Baldwin are back in court today, attempting to convince a judge that they received in adequate counsel during their trials in the 1990s. Will their efforts pay off and get them another trial? Keith Boles will have the very latest on Region 8 News at Five and Six.

The national news outlets have showed video of fiery town hall meetings regarding health care reform that is being discussed and debated in Washington. Some of those meetings are taking place today in the Missouri Bootheel and as the debate moves into Region 8, Josh Harvison has the results on the News at Five and Six.

If you aren't in one of the town hall debates but want to voice your opinion, go to our Facebook page, become a fan, and join into the discussion that is taking place there. Click here to check it out. We will be using some of the comments on-the-air on our Region 8 Newscasts.

From the Region 8 StormTEAM's Justin Logan: Today we will see a few isolated storms, but not everyone will see them. Our best chance of rain and storms comes on Tuesday when a cold front drops into Region 8. 

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    City to add road by ballpark

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    By the end of 2018, the city of Pocahontas is set to complete a milestone amount of road improvements.

    By the end of 2018, the city of Pocahontas is set to complete a milestone amount of road improvements.

  • Community center goal for area town, residents

    Community center goal for area town, residents

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:58:36 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:22:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    City leaders are working to find the funds to build a community center in Harrisburg.

    City leaders are working to find the funds to build a community center in Harrisburg.

  • UPDATE: 17 dead, including 9 from one family in duck boat tragedy in Branson

    UPDATE: 17 dead, including 9 from one family in duck boat tragedy in Branson

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    An accident involving an amphibious boat was reported Thursday night at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. (Source: KY3 via Mandi Rogers)An accident involving an amphibious boat was reported Thursday night at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. (Source: KY3 via Mandi Rogers)

    Authorities say divers found six bodies Friday morning, bringing the death toll to 17, according to St. Louis television station KMOV.

    Authorities say divers found six bodies Friday morning, bringing the death toll to 17, according to St. Louis television station KMOV.

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