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Jonesboro, Arkansas

City in Arkansas, United States

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Jonesboro, Arkansas: City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro is a city located on Crowley's Ridge in the northeastern corner of the U.S. State of Arkansas. Jonesboro is one of two county seats of Craighead County. According to the 2010 Census, the city had a population of 67,263 and is the fifth-largest city in Arkansas. In 2010, the Jonesboro metropolitan area had a population of 121,026 and a population of 163,116 in the Jonesboro-Paragould Combined Statistical Area.


Eyewitness captures tornado wreaking havoc in Arkansas [Video]

Eyewitness captures tornado wreaking havoc in Arkansas

An eyewitness filmed a large tornado that struck the city of Jonesboro in Arkansas on Saturday (March 28).

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Huge Tornado Rips Through Residential Area [Video]

Huge Tornado Rips Through Residential Area

A tornado ripped through commercial and residential areas in Jonesboro, northeast Arkansas Report by Ahmedr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Tornado rips through Arkansas [Video]

Tornado rips through Arkansas

A tornado ripped through northeast Arkansas on Saturday, leaving six people hurt after hitting commercial and residential areas in the college town of Jonesboro. Dramatic video filmed from inside a..

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