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Football facilities project expands to serve all

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.

A-State's Football Faculty or Student Activities Center

In 2012, it was announced that Arkansas State University would build a new football facility in the north in zone and all the money will be raised through private funds.  Now, a Student Activities Center will be built in the same spot...on the students' dime. Allison Munn has the story tonight at 10.

Small Businesses team up with Big River Steel

More than 300 small business owners received information on partnering with Big River Steel. Tonight, Brandi Hunter explains the economic impact this will have on Region 8.

Shoplifter Rewarded

A police officer turns Good Samaritan when she buys groceries for a shoplifter. Did she do the right thing? Catch the story on Region 8 News at 10. 

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