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Top Stories We're Watching on kait8.com

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Nearly 500,000 baby seats have been recalled after three injuries are reported. The injuries involve Safety 1st, Cosco, Eddie Bauer and Disney branded seats. Read more here.

Three people are dead from a house fire in Forrest City that happened early this morning. More online here.

Arkansas's unemployment rate has fallen to 7.4 percent, far lower than the national numbers. Click here to read this story.

Do you think adultery should be against the law? Voice your opinion in our Region 8 Responds Web Poll on kait8.com's homepage.

Cool video of the day - A robot has recorded the first images of a volcano erupting underwater. Check it out!

This is just a small sample of stories you can find on kait8.com. Visit back often for more stories that we're tracking, as we're adding hundreds every day with updates multiple times each hour!

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  • Protection for newborns available with new technology

    Protection for newborns available with new technology

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:37:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:52:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A new form of technology to protect newborns is being used at a Region 8 hospital.

    A new form of technology to protect newborns is being used at a Region 8 hospital.

  • School district requests millage increase to build new elementary

    School district requests millage increase to build new elementary

    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:24:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:43:58 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Pocahontas School District is requesting a millage increase ahead of the 2018 school year.

    The Pocahontas School District is requesting a millage increase ahead of the 2018 school year.

  • Man pleads guilty in murder case before jury can be selected

    Man pleads guilty in murder case before jury can be selected

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:29:04 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:22:10 GMT
    Montarris Raiford (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)Montarris Raiford (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Before he could be tried for another man’s murder, a Blytheville man pleaded guilty to the crime.

    Before he could be tried for another man’s murder, a Blytheville man pleaded guilty to the crime.

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