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'This Is A War Zone': Hurricane Michael Leaves Deadly Trail Through Southeast

At least 11 people have died from Hurricane Michael, which slammed into Florida's Panhandle with 155-mph winds on Wednesday. The storm hacked a trail of catastrophic destruction in Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia before finally heading back out over water. Five deaths were reported in Virginia, in addition to four in Florida, one in Georgia and one in North Carolina. More than a million people are without electricity, and areas along the Gulf Coast and elsewhere report severe outages of...

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Murdock's Catfish in Jonesboro
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Murdock's Catfish in Jonesboro is the latest Hepatitis A Exposure

Little Rock, Ark. – Northeast Arkansas continues to have an ongoing hepatitis A (hep A) outbreak. Hep A is a contagious liver disease that can be prevented by a vaccination. The ADH is warning of a possible hep A exposure after an employee of Murdocks Catfish, located at 2612 Red Wolf Blvd in Jonesboro, tested positive for the virus.

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In 'All American,' High School Football Is Back On TV, As Is Taye Diggs

It's hard to make a show about high school football in 2018, even seven-plus years after the end of Friday Night Lights . FNL was so revered, so satisfying, so good , that a show that asks us to care about 17-year-old running backs faces a steep climb. The CW's new drama All American is not that show. It is not that show by a long shot. Where FNL was secretly about the adults a lot of the time, this really is about the kids. It's a solid, addictive, high-end high school soap, like the ones...

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Jonesboro, AR – An outdoor cooking workshop and some festivals coming up next weekend around the state. Kim Williams has our weekly update.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Blanche Lincoln talks broadband access and school nutrition with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Blanche Lincoln talks broadband access and school nutrition with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – The first of our planned weekly visits with Kim Williams of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism...

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses WikiLeaks, FEMA maps, and election issues on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses WikiLeaks, FEMA maps, and election issues on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/SEMO – Tommy Sowers is the Democrat challenging U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson in Missouri's 8th Congressional District. Sowers discussed the campaign with KASU's Mark Smith on Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/SEMO – Tommy Sowers is the Democrat challenging U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson in Missouri's 8th Congressional District. Sowers discussed the campaign with KASU's Mark Smith on Morning Edition. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discusses unemployment benefits, financial reform, and economic recovery on KASU's Morning Edition.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discusses unemployment benefits, financial reform, and economic recovery on KASU's Morning Edition.

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Bluegrass Monday

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band

They are this month's performers at KASU's Bluegrass Monday at the Collins Theater in Paragould.

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2018 Arkansas Primary Sample Ballot & Early Voting Totals for Craighead County

The Arkansas primary elections are underway as residents cast their vote for candidates to run in November mid-term election. Arkansas Republicans have a full roster of candidates competing for the GOP primary in positions for Governor and Secretary of State. Democrats also have candidates vying for a gubernatorial position. Also, a 3-way race is going on for a spot on the state Supreme Court.

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