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Stories You'll See On K8 News This Week

Domestic violence is a crisis across America and right here in Region Eight. As Good Neighbors, it’s our responsibility to expose domestic violence. Monday on K8 News at Five find out about the effects domestic violence has on children.

A grandparent taking on the role of parent is hardly a new subject. What makes it compelling now is that it is a social issue that affects our nation’s most vulnerable members: children. Tuesday on K8 News at Six and K8 News Nightbeat, Diana Davis takes a look at what causes this to happen and what can be done about it.

Children today are exposed to an unprecedented level of media. Cell phone companies are even marketing towards children now. This Thursday, Lauren Payne looks at the explosion of cell phone use, and the saturation of media. Is it robbing young children of their innocence and imagination?

Join us for K8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

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  • UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

    UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:06:36 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 11:06 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:06:36 GMT
    Police says there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.
    Police says there are "a number of fatalities" after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.
  • Shelter remains open as federal officials are set to arrive

    Shelter remains open as federal officials are set to arrive

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-05-23 02:42:51 GMT
    A shelter in Pocahontas for flood victims remains open (Source: KAIT)A shelter in Pocahontas for flood victims remains open (Source: KAIT)

    A shelter in Pocahontas that has helped residents displaced from their homes due to recent flooding remains open with federal emergency officials planning a visit Tuesday.

    A shelter in Pocahontas that has helped residents displaced from their homes due to recent flooding remains open with federal emergency officials planning a visit Tuesday.

  • Bank to close branch this summer

    Bank to close branch this summer

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-05-23 02:20:48 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A Southern Bank branch in Brookland will be closing its doors July 31. 

    A Southern Bank branch in Brookland will be closing its doors July 31. 

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