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Union Rally

Jonesboro sponsored a national rally today to stop American jobs from going overseas.

 Nearly 400 people gathered to speak out for their jobs from all across the Midwest.

 Like many companies across the U.S. General Electric in Jonesboro is scheduled to downsize to 60 employees from about 1200 employees this month.

 Those jobs are going to China, and workers say no more.

 Elaine Golden says it's time for America to start fighting for it's people.

 Workers hope to fight against corporate greed and to elect politicians to office that will fight for them.

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  • Burger King feeds police and emergency personnel

    Burger King feeds police and emergency personnel

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:39:27 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:50:21 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Burger King provided lunch to law enforcement and emergency crews working the crash on Interstate 555.

    Burger King provided lunch to law enforcement and emergency crews working the crash on Interstate 555.

  • Witnesses told story of crash

    Witnesses told story of crash

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:20:20 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:48:49 GMT
    Emergency crews were at the scene of a crash Tuesday on I-555 that killed one person and damaged an overpass. (Source: KAIT)Emergency crews were at the scene of a crash Tuesday on I-555 that killed one person and damaged an overpass. (Source: KAIT)

    It was a scene often seen on the national news, witnesses said Tuesday when describing a crash involving an 18-wheeler that killed a Jonesboro man. 

    It was a scene often seen on the national news, witnesses said Tuesday when describing a crash involving an 18-wheeler that killed a Jonesboro man. 

  • Parker Rd. business manager recalls crash

    Parker Rd. business manager recalls crash

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:13:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 27 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-06-28 02:39:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Several business employees recall the moment when a crash that killed one and shut down Interstate 555 and the Harrisburg Road overpass.

    Several business employees recall the moment when a crash that killed one and shut down Interstate 555 and the Harrisburg Road overpass.

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