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Wednesday, Sept. 10 - More From GMR8!

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

Oil Prices -   Ike is expected to travel through the heart of oil platforms in the Gulf, where about 20% of America's domestic oil is produced.  Exxon, Mobil and Shell are among the companies evacuating their workers from oil platforms. That could make the price at the pump jump.

Alcohol Put on Hold - Sharp Co. voters will not see the Alcohol issue on the November Ballot. Click Here to find out why.

Sheryl Crow in Kennett - Donates $100,000 for Kennett Tennis Courts. Click Here for the interview.

Former Arkansas Lt. Gov. Passes Away - Nathan Green Gordon passed away early Tuesday morning.

Aggrivating Allergies - Click Here for more on allergies and your health and to Track the Pollen Count.

Soybean Rust Confirmed in Arkansas - Agriculture officials have confirmed soybean rust in three southeast Arkansas counties.

MO Lottery Mix-Up -  If you bought a lottery ticket in Missouri you could be a winner... of a refund.  The Missouri lottery ended its "Show Me 5 Paydown" on Sunday.  But on Monday, nearly 500 people bought tickets for the discontinued game.  If you have one of those tickets, take it to a lottery office for a refund.

Man Eats 23,000 Big Macs -  Donald Gorske is known for his love of Big Macs and last month, he reached a milestone: 23-thousand! The 54-year-old says his Big Mac obsession started in 1972 and since then, he's kept every burger receipt in a box. He says watching McDonald's track its number of customers encouraged him to keep track of his own. Gorske says the only day he skipped a Big Mac was the day his mother died.

 

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