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Operation Tucker Freedom

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

Operation Tucker Freedom

Tonight on Region 8 News at 10--a rare terminal disorder and the race to raise money for an expensive clinical trial. Blake Guinn introduces us to the Ward family as they battle to save their little boy in a fight they call Operation Tucker Freedom.

Dry Town, Wet County

Although Greene County is wet, a township there is dry. A grocery store in Salem hopes to change that. Allison Munn reports on was steps the town is taking at 10.

Boulder threatens Church

A church in Massachusetts was inches away from being destroyed. The pastor thanks divine intervention. See how close the massive boulder came to hitting the building on Region 8 News at 10. 

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