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Mom worries how the government shutdown will affect her son

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.

Region 8 family affected by shutdown

A Region 8 mom worries about how the government shutdown will affect her struggling 2-year-old son. Allison Munn has the story tonight on Region 8 News at 10.

Freebies for furloughed workers

Businesses are stepping in to help furloughed workers who are about to face tough times with their families. Tonight at 10, we explain how they have decided to help the 800,000 employees.

Immigration Reform meeting

An immigration forum was held this evening at Arkansas State University which addressed local and national issues in the reform. Tonight at 10, Brandi Hunter talked with one of the panelist and has more on the forum.

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