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Monday, Sept. 8 - Good Morning Region 8

Here are your Local Headlines and More from Good Morning Region 8.

Florida Residents Evacuate as U.S. Braces for Hurricane Ike

Ark. Guard Told to Prepare for Hurricane Ike

Missouri Highway Dept. in Danger of Losing $252 Million

Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation say that a shortfall in the highway trust fund could danger state highway projects in Missouri.

If congress fails to pass a bill providing $8 Billion to the federal highway trust fund, then Missouri could lose out on $252 Million. 

The loss of those government funds could force thousands out of work as the department trims its budget. Click Here for more on MDOT...

Jet-Blue Airlines Auctioning Round-trip Tickets on Ebay

Officials with Jet-Blue are auctioning off more than 300 roundtrip flights and 6 vacation packages this week on Ebay.

Jetblue is offering the flights to more than 20 destinations, and the auctions will provide "word of mouth" advertising for the discount carrier.

Officials say the bids will end 85 to 90 percent of the original price when the auctions end. Click Here for a link to the website.

 


 

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  • Oro Valley woman injured in javelina attack

    Oro Valley woman injured in javelina attack

    Thursday, March 30 2017 1:19 AM EDT2017-03-30 05:19:21 GMT
    (Source: AZGFD.net)(Source: AZGFD.net)

    An Oro Valley woman was bitten by a javelina while walking her dog late last week, authorities said.

    An Oro Valley woman was bitten by a javelina while walking her dog late last week, authorities said.

  • Wooden bridges ready to get the proverbial ax

    Wooden bridges ready to get the proverbial ax

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:23:00 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:35:52 GMT
    Poinsett County Judge Bob Cantrell (Source: KAIT)Poinsett County Judge Bob Cantrell (Source: KAIT)

    There are about a dozen wooden bridges left in Poinsett County and officials there are working to replace them. 

    There are about a dozen wooden bridges left in Poinsett County and officials there are working to replace them. 

  • Renovation of courthouse to begin

    Renovation of courthouse to begin

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:13:53 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-03-30 03:35:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Poinsett County Quorum Court plans to release funding for repairs to the county courthouse.

    The Poinsett County Quorum Court plans to release funding for repairs to the county courthouse.

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