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NEW OVERNIGHT: Farmers given approval to spray crops with drones

A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops.

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    Make-A-Wish grants Newport girl with dream trip to London

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:44:33 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Newport girl is jetting off to London following her surprise Make-A-Wish reveal Friday.

    A Newport girl is jetting off to London following her surprise Make-A-Wish reveal Friday.

  • Event honors new Lyon College president

    Event honors new Lyon College president

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:30:12 GMT
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    There is a new president at Lyon College. 

    There is a new president at Lyon College. 

  • Maintenance to require overnight closure of I-40 exit

    Maintenance to require overnight closure of I-40 exit

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:16:06 GMT
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)

    The work at an interchange ramp in Crittenden County will force state highway officials to close an exit in West Memphis for several days, weather permitting. 

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