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Afternoon storms leave damage across Region 8

Region 8 News Wednesday Evening Update – some of the stories we’re tracking for Region 8 News at 10.

Afternoon storms leave damage across Region 8

The thunderstorms that rolled through Region 8 this afternoon had strong winds that left limbs and signs down across the area, along with other damage. Tonight on Region 8 News at 10, Allison Munn will have a complete report of the damage.

Housing Authority in trouble

The Mississippi County Public Housing Authority is at risk of being shut down. Brandi Hunter was in Batesville this afternoon and will explain how they got to this point, at 10.

Lockdown lifted

The Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville spent several hours on lockdown this afternoon, and little information is being released on why that happened. You will hear from someone who was on base during this incident on Region 8 News at 10.

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