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Update on school employee insure rates

Region 8 News Wednesday Evening Update – Here is a look at some of the stories the Region 8 News department is working on for Region 8 News at 10.

Teacher Insurance Update

Select superintendents across the state met with the governor on the school employee insurance rates issue. Governor Beebe said he would call a special session if schools and legislators can get on one accord. Tonight, Allison Munn explains what the education co-op in Region 8 is doing to get everyone on the same page.

Blytheville Crimestoppers

The Blytheville Chamber of Commerce is working to start a local crime stoppers program in their community. Brandi Hunter will have details on this program and its development at 10.

Community Reaction to Rape Charges

Tonight, we follow up on the ice cream man accused of raping children. The same man accused of these crime was honored for his work with foster children. Hear what the community has to say about the situation on Region 8 News at 10.

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  • Cities to work together for grant opportunities

    Cities to work together for grant opportunities

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:05 AM EST2017-11-21 05:05:06 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 12:14 AM EST2017-11-21 05:14:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The cities of Osceola and Wilson will soon collaborate on bringing more grants into Mississippi County after both city councils approved an agreement to operate an intermodal authority.

    The cities of Osceola and Wilson will soon collaborate on bringing more grants into Mississippi County after both city councils approved an agreement to operate an intermodal authority.

  • Organization to host domestic violence training for law enforcement

    Organization to host domestic violence training for law enforcement

    Monday, November 20 2017 10:23 PM EST2017-11-21 03:23:02 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-11-21 04:47:21 GMT
    (Source: The Haven of Northeast Arkansas, Inc. via Facebook)(Source: The Haven of Northeast Arkansas, Inc. via Facebook)

    An organization that helps victims of domestic violence is hosting a domestic violence training court for law enforcement officials.

    An organization that helps victims of domestic violence is hosting a domestic violence training court for law enforcement officials.

  • Pharmacy break-in suspect still at large after high-speed chase

    Pharmacy break-in suspect still at large after high-speed chase

    Monday, November 20 2017 4:33 PM EST2017-11-20 21:33:54 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 11:16 PM EST2017-11-21 04:16:24 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Newport pharmacy break-in led to a high-speed chase with officers across two counties. It happened at Darlings Pharmacy around 3:50 a.m. according to a Newport police incident report.

    A Newport pharmacy break-in led to a high-speed chase with officers across two counties. It happened at Darlings Pharmacy around 3:50 a.m. according to a Newport police incident report.

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