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Region 8 News Monday Afternoon Update

Region 8 News Monday Afternoon Update – Here is a look at some of the stories the Region 8 News department is working on for Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

  • On the web

The Caruthersville Police Department arrested a man during a routine traffic stop after he fled on foot. For more information, click here.

Arkansas' attorney general said Monday his office had filed a lawsuit against a Memphis, TN,  company accusing it of charging Arkansas customers improper loan fees and not disclosing how they could be avoided. Click here for more information.

Region 8 Outdoors is the perfect place to get hunting information, read about new Arkansas Game and Fish Commission policies, and join the Big Buck Board. Check it out!

  • AR Saves Program

Lives can be saved and changed with ease through today's technology. Diana Davis explains how rural hospitals such as the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center can now get access to experts in Little Rock in a very short amount of time tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Bono Bridge

It's been over a year since the Bono Bridge was closed. Keith Boles looks back at what happened to the bridge and whether or not it will reopen tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10.

  • ID Theft Abroad

Independence County is seeing a rise in identity thefts, but the people stealing your identity are not from where you might think. Amanda Hanson tells you how the Sheriff's Office can't do much to stop it and how you can protect yourself from identity theft tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Newport Recovery Home

A man in Jackson County is succeeding in raising donations for an alcohol and drug recovery center for women and children. Lauren Payne shows just how far he's gotten and what you could do to help tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • A Better Region 8

KAIT Vice President and General Manager Tim Ingram has another edition of A Better Region 8 ready for you tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10. Have you missed previous editions? You can always read them on his A Better Region 8 blog!

  • Caruthersville Outreach Help

An outreach program in Caruthersville is seeing a lot of success. Brandi Hodges shows you how they're giving teens a new chance at life tomorrow morning on Good Morning Region 8.

  • In the weather center

It's getting cold out there, but will see these chilly temperatures continue throughout the week? Ryan Vaughan gives you the forecast from the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center as they light their Christmas Tree tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10. Need info now? Check out the Weather Page for current information.

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  • Downtown businesses help out City Youth Ministries

    Downtown businesses help out City Youth Ministries

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-11-18 02:22:20 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 9:55 PM EST2017-11-18 02:55:05 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The holidays are just around the corner and businesses in downtown Jonesboro spent Friday evening giving back to kids in the community.

    The holidays are just around the corner and businesses in downtown Jonesboro spent Friday evening giving back to kids in the community.

  • FCC to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls

    FCC to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:40 PM EST2017-11-18 02:40:38 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 9:51 PM EST2017-11-18 02:51:13 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    The Attorney General of Arkansas was successful in getting the Federal Communications Commission’s to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls.

    The Attorney General of Arkansas was successful in getting the Federal Communications Commission’s to allow phone companies to block illegal robocalls.

  • Arkansas State University convention center coming soon

    Arkansas State University convention center coming soon

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:07 PM EST2017-11-18 02:07:11 GMT
    Friday, November 17 2017 9:47 PM EST2017-11-18 02:47:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After presenting a request to get their Embassy Suites Hotel and convention center up and running, the O’Reilly group received the green light from the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission. However, not without certain stipulations in that request.

    After presenting a request to get their Embassy Suites Hotel and convention center up and running, the O’Reilly group received the green light from the Jonesboro Advertising and Promotions Commission. However, not without certain stipulations in that request.

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