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  1. Hytrol Conveyor and Wisconsin-Based Babush Material Handling Systems Deliver Provide Local ServiceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR.com

    Jonesboro, AR, April 01, 2015 -- -- Chris J Shult, President of Babush Material Handling Systems, Inc. shared, "What I most appreciate about Hytrol is that they really take an ownership stake in what they sell. Once they have an order they make sure that it is designed and built to meet our needs and if it is not, they do whatever is necessary to make it right."

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  2. A-State instructor found dead TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - An Arkansas State University instructor was found dead in her home Tuesday. According to a statement sent out to students in the College of Media and Communications, Bonnie Thrasher was found dead in her home just before noon.

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  3. Jonesboro firefighter retires after over 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The Jonesboro Fire Department held a party Tuesday night to say goodbye to someone who served the community for more than 20 years. "As much influence as Mike has had on the department and the direction that we go, I also fully believe he has had bigger, more impact on the members of this department," Chief Kevin Miller said.

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  4. Chamber of Commerce Business Expo kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Businesses filled the Arkansas State University's Convocation Center for the annual Chamber of Commerce Business Expo Tuesday. Representatives of various businesses were hard at work decorating booths for display in this year's 1980's theme.

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  5. Fluoride returns for Community Water System customersRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... of the law failed to receive enough votes in a state Senate committee last week. Republican Rep. Jack Ladyman of Jonesboro championed the proposal, saying the change was needed to give communities control over what is in their water supply. ... 3 comments

  6. Jonesboro Developer Bruce Burrow's Pyrrhic VictoryRead the original story

    Monday | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Bruce Burrow poses with his retailing baby, The Mall at Turtle Creek. Financial setbacks led to a sale of the landmark Jonesboro project he long envisioned, but the mall remains a source of pride.

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  7. Gov. Hutchinson vetoes publicity rights billRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Professional and amateur photographers all across Arkansas can breathe a sigh of relief. On Tuesday, Governor Asa Hutchinson vetoed Senate Bill 79. The governor said the bill, in its current form, "unnecessarily restricts free expression and thus could have a chilling effect on freedom of speech and freedom of the press."

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  8. Vandals go to great heights to leave their mark on churchRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Sometime this past weekend someone went to great heights to spray paint an upside down cross and the words "F--- God" on the side of a Jonesboro church. Michael Shumate of Southwest Church of Christ, 1601 James St., told police the vandalism happened sometime between Saturday and Sunday morning.

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  9. Aspen Dental to open five new locations in Arkansas in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Medical News

    Access to dental care in Arkansas is about to get a healthy boost with the addition of five new Aspen Dentalbranded practices, the first of which will open in Searcy and Jonesboro on Thursday, April 9. The five new locations scheduled to open in Arkansas throughout 2015 will provide much-needed access to affordable, quality care, including dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. Together, the five new office openings will provide more than $6 million in estimated economic impact to local economies in Arkansas.

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  10. Man's impounded car stolen while he was in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 man said his car was stolen from an impound lot while he was sitting in jail on drug charges. Travis McCain and his wife were arrested in Bono following a traffic stop. 5 comments

  11. ASU's UPD hopes to renew accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The University Police Department at Arkansas State University is in the process of getting reaccredited. A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies arrived on campus on Sunday and began their review of the UPD.

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  12. Medical professionals learn to better care for woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Region 8 medical professionals spent their Monday at ASU to make sure they had the most up-to-date information on how to treat wounds. Arkansas State University's College of Health Professions and St. Bernards Wound Healing teamed up to sponsor a Wound Care Symposium.

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  13. Keeping allergens out of the houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - This is the time of year when everyone is ready to get outside, especially after a winter full of cold temperatures, snow and ice. As we enjoy spring, allergens have taken control and have caused sinus issues among many people.

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  14. SLIDESHOW: March 29-April 4 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of March 29-April 4 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  15. Jonesboro police investigate almost $2,000 worth of fraudulent checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police are looking into a fraudulent check case from an account at Centennial Bank. According to an incident report, the bank said a check was forged on February 22 for $55.

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  16. Police investigate fake money in JonesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Police are investigating a case of counterfeit money at a Sonic in Jonesboro. According to an incident report, officers were called out to the Sonic on the 4000-block of East Johnson Saturday in response to an employee who found a fake $20 bill.

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  17. Trumann woman dies in single car accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... ved in the accident. The crash report did not say if Smith died on scene or after she was taken to St. Bernards in Jonesboro. Copyright 2015 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  18. Steps taken to ensure safety on the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - After the death of a Georgia teen involved in a baseball accident, parents worried about the safety precautions taken during a game. Umpire in chief for Southside Kedron Robinette said every umpire knows what to do when an accident occurs.

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  19. Jonesboro teens raise $2,000 for Uganda familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A group of Region 8 girls raised $2,000 for a grandmother and her 6 grandkids in Africa. When the girls returned to the United States after a mission trip to Uganda, they chose to raise money for a family.

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  20. Officer finds drug in man's buttocks at jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - A traffic stop in Jonesboro early Saturday morning landed three people in jail where one of them was found with drugs in an unexpected place. It happened at the intersection of Airport Road and East Johnson Avenue. 22 comments

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