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Jonesboro, Arkansas is located in Craighead County. Zip codes in Jonesboro, AR include 72402, 72403, and 72404. The median home price in Jonesboro is $164,000. More Jonesboro information.

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Jonesboro police chief presents new alcohol ordinance

JONESBORO, AR - Members of the Jonesboro Public Safety Committee were presented with a proposal concerning the city's alcohol ordinance.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Region 8 viewers ask: Why did sex offender only serve four months?

JONESBORO, AR - The arrest of one local sex offender has created a local social media storm.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KAIT-TV

Railroad crossings are growing danger in Region 8

JONESBORO, AR - The number of car vs. train accidents turned deadly from 2012 to 2013.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

KAIT-TV

Residents learn to save lives with technology

JONESBORO, AR - The Craighead County Sheriff's Department trained community members Saturday afternoon on how to keep their loved ones safe.

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KAIT-TV

Kids and canines hunted for eggs at annual Easter egg hunt

JONESBORO, AR - Kids and their four-legged companions were treated to a twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt Saturday afternoon.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Neighborhood group does some spring cleaning

JONESBORO, AR - The West End Neighborhood Association hosted its fifth-annual Spring Cleanup Saturday morning.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Jobless claims plummet to a nearly 7-year low

JONESBORO, AR - The number of Americans filing new unemployment benefit claims fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, according to a Reuters article .

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Teacher accused of dragging special needs student by his ankles

JONESBORO, AR A Jonesboro school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after police say she was caught on surveillance video dragging a young student by the ankles.

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NWAonline

Arkansas State 3, Central Arkansas 0

Bryan Ayers allowed four hits in 6 innings and struck out 8 as Arkansas State shut out Central Arkansas on Wednesday night at Tomlinson Stadium in Jonesboro.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

New Walmart Neighborhood Market to magnify traffic problem on Jonesboro road

JONESBORO, AR - The city's Metropolitan Area Planning Commission approved Walmart's plans Tuesday night to build two neighborhood markets in Jonesboro.

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F&M Magazine

Camfil APC Expands Corporate Headquarters, Opens New Office Facility

This expansion in reflects strong overall growth and helps to support the integration of the Handte dust collectors, mist collectors and wet scrubbers that were recently acquired to strategically complement the Farr Gold SeriesA cartridge dust collection line.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Courier

Reports show rise in highly paid administrators

Since Arkansas' public colleges and universities submitted their reports of administrators' compensation for the 2013 fiscal year, the second highest paid academic executive has been fired for incompetence.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Williamson Herald

Hoar Construction named among top 10 general contractors in U.S. by Modern Healthcare Magazine

Hoar Construction has been ranked #9 General Contractor by Modern Healthcare based on 2013 revenues.

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The ASU Herald

Caffeine: Students' love-hate relationship

On any given weekday, the ever-increasing line of customers at the campus Starbucks reveals the unwavering commitment of college students to caffeine.

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Washington Times

Dyess admin. building restoration nearly complete

The Arkansas Heritage Sites duo of Ruth Hawkins and Paula Miles were at work recently at the Dyess Administration Building.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

KAIT-TV

Nettleton High School senior awarded the Sonja D. Williams Scholarship

Adrianna Dodson is the 2014 recipient of the Sonja D. Williams Scholarship. JONESBORO, AR - A Nettleton High School senior joined a history of only 15 other black women Saturday.

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KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Fonja Vancleve Wins Trip To Las Vegas

Fonja Vancleve of Jonesboro won the Trip To The Strip Giveaway from VEGAS TAN COMPANY Saturday, April 5. Fonja was the first name drawn out of the box! And, Fonja was there to claim her prize! Fonja won $1,000 cash , a trip for four to Las Vegas, a year's worth of tanning at VEGAS TAN COMPANY and free food for a year from Newk's Eatery at the ... (more)

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The Courier

Craighead County closely watching voter ID lawsuit

Craighead County election officials are closely watching a Pulaski County lawsuit regarding Arkansas' voter identification law and say a ruling is needed before the May primary elections.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Plato's Closet 'open to buy period' begins Monday

Co-owners Seth and Jordan Prater opened their first Plato's Closet franchise in Jonesboro near Arkansas State University in 2012.

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KAIT-TV

Food deserts in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR - Two new Walmart Neighborhood Markets may soon open their doors in Jonesboro.

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