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Region 8 News Thursday afternoon update

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

  • On the web

Police in one Region 8 town believe a robbery at a Dollar General store may be connected to a nearby fire. For more information, click here.

If you're looking for a job, American Greetings in Osceola is expected to add 50 employees thanks to a $360,000 grant.  Click here for more information.

Is your home decorated for the holidays? If so, we want you to share photos of your decorations and videos of your moving displays with us at The Loop at kait8.com. Be sure to turn the flash off so we can see the lights, and then upload your picture or video. We may show your home during one of our Region 8 News newscasts!

  • White Christmas still possible in Region 8

Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan has been tracking the latest on our possibility for a white Christmas.  The answer could depend on your definition of a ‘white Christmas'.  Ryan Vaughan will elaborate on the chance of snowfall tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10. Need info now? Check out the Weather Page for current information.

  • Travel Roadblocks

That trip to grandma's house could hit several roadblocks.  Keith Boles shows us how to navigate through the pitfalls tonight Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • A Box Full of Stress

All that giving stressing you out?  It ‘tis the season.  Stress can be a very serious health factor.  Amanda Hanson has some warning signs for us to look out for tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • One Sweet 16 Year Old

Kristina Hamilton has an inspiring story about a very special 16 year old.  She gave all her 1616th birthday gifts away to some very special folks.  It's a great story you must see on Region 8 News at 5.

Don't wait for tomorrow's paper to read today's news. Get the information that you want now with Region 8's only 24 hour news source, kait8.com.

For the latest news, weather, and sports while you're away from your computer, check out region8togo.com on your cell phone!

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  • Foundation to adopt a family for Christmas

    Foundation to adopt a family for Christmas

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:40 PM EST2017-11-22 04:40:57 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:55 PM EST2017-11-22 04:55:13 GMT
    (Source: Keeunna Watson)(Source: Keeunna Watson)

    A foundation in honor of a Jonesboro who died from epilepsy is finding a way to serve another family in need for Christmas.

    A foundation in honor of a Jonesboro who died from epilepsy is finding a way to serve another family in need for Christmas.

  • Family safely makes it out of house fire in Matthews, MO

    Family safely makes it out of house fire in Matthews, MO

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-11-22 04:47:04 GMT
    source:  Raycom Mediasource: Raycom Media

    According to an official with the Matthews Volunteer Fire Department, a family was inside the home when the fire started in an upstairs bathroom.

    According to an official with the Matthews Volunteer Fire Department, a family was inside the home when the fire started in an upstairs bathroom.

  • Combating depression during the holidays

    Combating depression during the holidays

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:23 PM EST2017-11-22 04:23:14 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 11:41 PM EST2017-11-22 04:41:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The holiday season is usually a time of happiness and enjoyment with family and friends, but that can be different for some suffering from a mental health illness.

    The holiday season is usually a time of happiness and enjoyment with family and friends, but that can be different for some suffering from a mental health illness.

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