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ANDY'S CONSUMER PAY-OFF: PROTECTING YOUR DONATION DOLLAR

* Initiate your own charitable giving. Pick a church, cause or charity that interests you, research it and start the giving yourself instead of responding to a plea.

* Seek organizations, not individuals. Organizations have registrations, tax-exempt status, things you can verify.

* Verify through reliable web resources. The BBB's Wise Giving AllianceCharityNavigator.org and NascoNet.org.
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    JPD: Suspect lifts woman's wallet before hopping on hospital elevator

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:58:12 GMT
    Jacqueline Nadine Pinto (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jacqueline Nadine Pinto (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Jacqueline Nadine Pinto (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jacqueline Nadine Pinto (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro woman faces theft charges after police say she stole a hospital visitor’s wallet, iPhone, car keys, and vape pen.

    A Jonesboro woman faces theft charges after police say she stole a hospital visitor’s wallet, iPhone, car keys, and vape pen.

  • Theft suspect arrested after truck gets stuck

    Theft suspect arrested after truck gets stuck

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:54:07 GMT
    Eric Wayne Wilson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Eric Wayne Wilson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Eric Wayne Wilson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Eric Wayne Wilson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    When a Bono man got his pickup truck stuck in the mud Monday night, investigators said he decided to “borrow” another man’s backhoe. After he got the heavy machinery stuck, officers stuck him in jail.

    When a Bono man got his pickup truck stuck in the mud Monday night, investigators said he decided to “borrow” another man’s backhoe. After he got the heavy machinery stuck, officers stuck him in jail.

  • CRDC putting the lid on unwanted drugs

    CRDC putting the lid on unwanted drugs

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:05:53 GMT
    (Source: TimerCap.com)(Source: TimerCap.com)
    (Source: TimerCap.com)(Source: TimerCap.com)

    In addition to taking back unwanted drugs this weekend, the Crowley’s Ridge Development Council will be giving back.

    In addition to taking back unwanted drugs this weekend, the Crowley’s Ridge Development Council will be giving back.

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