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ASU Cadets reaction to ROTC program remaining open

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.

Arkansas State ROTC will remain open

Today, A-State officials were notified that the ROTC program will be opened for another year to allow them to improve their program. At 10, Brandi Hunter has the reaction from cadets and why this program is so important to them, the campus and the community.  

Phone Scam hits Region 8

Many Craighead County residents received scam calls about their Liberty Bank debit card being locked.  Tonight, Allison Munn explains why Centennial Bank thinks they were targeted and tips to protect yourself from scammers.

CMA

It was a fun night in Nashville as all the Country music stars gathered to honor the best in the business. We'll have a recap on Region 8 News at 10.

Cooler Temperatures

 Wednesday brought rain showers and cooler temperatures. What can we expect for the end of the week and opening day? Ryan has the weekend forecast  at 10. 

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