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Region 8 News Thursday Evening Update - Some of the stories the Region 8 News department is working on for Region 8 News at 10.
 
Mississippi County lawns

Residents in Mississippi County say people aren't taking care of their property and it's making their neighborhoods unsightly eyesores. Brandi hunter has that story at 10.

PB&J Backpack Program

Backpacks full of food for kids whose main meals come from school... A new program in Paragould is stocking backpacks to keep kids learning with plenty of energy. Allison Munn has the details on Region 8 News at 10.

Razor blades at kids' park

Police in Illinois are investigating who glued razor blades to playground equipment. Several kids were injured when they tried grabbing the equipment and found a blade instead. The story, and the images, are at 10.

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