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  1. Jonesboro police recruit seeks to bridge race gapRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Courier

    When a stray bullet from a nearby drive-by shooting penetrated Victor Garcia's home in north Jonesboro and traveled through the entire house, he knew he wanted to do something to make his neighborhood safer for his family and neighbors. The 25-year-old Hispanic police recruit decided not long after that shooting he could help out his neighborhood by becoming a police officer in Jonesboro.

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  2. Ross captures Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors for second timeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... and five assists as Lehigh fell 80-65 at Quinnipiac in its first game after final exams. For the season, the Jonesboro, Arkansas product is averaging nine points and 5.6 assists per game. Ross is shooting nearly 44 percent from the field and has 56 ...

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  3. Harding's Gibson is league player of the weekRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    Harding forward Jacob Gibson has been named the Great American Conference's player of the week after his performance last week against Northwestern Oklahoma. The junior from Jonesboro, Arkansas, had 23 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in a 92-72 victory over Northwestern Oklahoma.

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  4. Jonesboro teen arrested for possession of drugs and gunRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - While many teenagers were hanging out with friends at popular hangout spots Saturday, one Jonesboro teen was arrested for possession of marijuana and a gun, according to a police report. The police report stated that a 17-year-old-boy was arrested when he eventually admitted to having a gun and admitted to having a clear plastic baggie of marijuana on him.

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  5. Couple reports armed robbery Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Jonesboro police are searching for suspects who attacked a couple at their motel room Saturday night. According to a police report filed on Sunday, Officer Bryan Davis responded to Andy's Frozen Custard in reference to an armed robbery.

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  6. Police: Store employee threatened by shoplifting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Police are searching for a man suspected of stealing from a local store and threatening an employee in order to escape. According to a Jonesboro police report, an employee at Kohls, 2114 Fairpark Blvd., noticed a man try to leave the store Saturday without paying for a pair of Nike shoes when he confronted the suspect.

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  7. Manila woman arrested for shooting Blytheville manRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... started running towards an officer and yelled, "I shot him. I shot him. I need an ambulance." Neese was taken to a Jonesboro hospital. Ashabranner was given a $45,000 bond. Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  8. Benefit to help restaurant employees after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A fundraiser on Tuesday will help the Colton's employees who are without a job after a restaurant fire. A fire on Wednesday destroyed the restaurant .

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  9. Holiday stress plague Region 8 shoppers this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - With just days before Christmas many Region 8 shoppers are rushing to stores to get those last minute grabs. That rush can be stressful for many but according to WebMD, there are some simple tips to help things go a little smoother during the holiday season.

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  10. ASU's Girley eager to get back into mixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Arkansas Online

    JONESBORO -- Charleston Girley hasn't been able to do everything he's wanted to do at Arkansas State's practices this week.

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  11. Area College Basketball RoundupRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... figures, including Donte Morales who hit 5-of-6 shot from 3-point range and finished with a game-high 26 points. JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Anthony Livingston scored 20 points and hauled in 20 rebounds to rally Arkansas State to a 67-58 come-from-behind ...

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  12. Region 8 group spends Saturday collecting supplies for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 group volunteered their Saturday to help those affected by domestic violence and abuse. The Haven of Northeast Arkansas Incorporated sponsored a donation drive in Blytheville and Jonesboro.

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  13. Children's Advocacy Center sending letters from Santa to NEARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Northeast Arkansas Children's Advocacy Center is helping Santa respond to all the letters he is receiving in the North Pole this year. The CAC elves are helping him reach out to the children in Northeast Arkansas.

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  14. JPD: Man grabs teen's money apron, robs her at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police are searching for a man accused of robbing a carhop at a local restaurant Friday night. In an incident report, police officers said the robbery happened shortly before 12 a.m. at the Sonic on East Johnson.

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  15. Saturday before Christmas brings out last minute shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The day some retailers refer to as panic Saturday or super Saturday, had plenty of shoppers out in Region 8. Consumer research analysts say the last few weeks of December are crucial times for retailers and consumers. Region 8 businesses brought in extra staff Saturday to help last minute shoppers browse with ease, and a couple of local businesses definitely saw the crowd.

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  16. Livingston Powers A-State Men's Basketball to 67-58 Win Over MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | FOX16

    Sophomore forward Anthony Livingston scored 20 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to help the Arkansas State men's basketball team rally for a 67-58 victory over Marshall Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center. JONESBORO, AR - Sophomore forward Anthony Livingston scored 20 points and grabbed 20 rebounds to help the Arkansas State men's basketball team rally for a 67-58 victory over Marshall Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center.

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  17. New VP at Camfil APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | F&M Magazine

    As a key player in the growth of the company, Thomas Frungillo has been promoted to the position of vice president, and will assume full responsibility for the Jonesboro manufacturing facility. Since he joined Camfil APC in 2000, Thomas Frungillo has been a key player in the company's growth and success, and expected to bring great profit in his new position as vice president.

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  18. Jonesboro company makes donation to animal controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A local business surprised the Jonesboro Animal Control with a supplies donation. Sgt. Larry Rogers tells Region 8 News Aspen Transportation, LLC made the donation to animal control on Friday.

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  19. Region 8 gives brighter Christmas to childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Christmas is brighter for a group of children thanks to the generosity of Region 8. Employees at Gamble Home Furnishings and Design in Jonesboro held a toy drive for the Paragould Children's Home on Friday and the results exceeded any expectations. Interior Designer for Gamble Cindy Shepard said they had no idea how successful the drive would be.

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  20. Organization says donations do more good than you realizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The Goodwill organization wants Region 8 to know any donation you make will do more good than you realize. The organization assists people with disabilities and works to build lives through training, education and employment services.

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