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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 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of Jogging Strollers sold in stores from 2008 through 2010. For more information, click here.

A $150,000 grant from the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation will fund an expansion of a program that helps people with low incomes prepare their income tax returns. Click here for more information.

Love the great outdoors? Then, you'll love the news stories we have waiting for you on our Region 8 Outdoors page. Here, you can also find Arkansas and Missouri fishing reports, and the Region 8 Outdoors Blog with Shaun Merrell. Look around, and enjoy.

  • Homeless Survey

Many Arkansas counties will participate in a homeless survey, and Mississippi County is one of them. Keith Boles will show you what the homeless survey is for and what shelter managers hope will come of the study tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • 7 More Expensive Things in 2011

You're trying to pinch your pennies, but your budget may have to change along with the raising prices. Tonight Brandi Hodges tells you which price tags to keep an eye on this year on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Sheryl Crow Birthday Drive

The 11th Annual Sheryl Crow Birthday Drive is well underway as funds are raised for a children's home. Amanda Hanson shows you how Sheryl Crow Fan Club members are coming together to help children in need and how you can help, too, tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • Paragould Millage Push

The Paragould School district is looking to improve facilities throughout its district, but it can't do that without a millage increase. Lauren Payne speaks with school officials to find out why the improvements need to be made tonight on Region 8 News at 6 and 10.

  • In the Weather Center

Ryan Vaughan is hard at work in the Weather Center to find out what weather patterns you'll be seeing over the next week. See your seven day forecast tonight on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10. Need up-to-date weather information right now? Check out our Weather Page.

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