Coming up on Region 8 News

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - Coming up on Region 8 News at 5 and 6:

Earlier today live on, President Obama signed the economic stimulus bill into law.  Missouri says it started the first project today under the new law.

A federal mandate on lead based toys means most 'mini' ATV's are off limits for those under 12.  Josh Harvison has been tracking down which ATV's are on the list.

Over 1,000 electrical linemen from all over the country are in Region 8 repairing the ice storm damage.  The job is not as easy as it looks.  Keith Boles will take us to one Region 8 school where lineman training is a degree.

Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin will give his State of the City address tonight at 6:30 at the City Council meeting.  You can watch that address live at

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