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    Teal Pumpkin Project

    Trick or treating is an annual tradition that many children look forward to, but nearly two kids in every classroom has food allergies, leaving millions of children unable to eat the candy they pick up on Halloween. A growing campaign is trying to change that and raise awareness.

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    Rudy Man Part Of Support Team For Record-Breaking Runner

    RUDY (KFSM) — A man from Rudy was part of a support team that helped a runner set a record for running from the west coast to the east coast. Pete Kostelnick, 29, of Lincoln, Nebraska left San Francisco’s City Hall on Sept. 12 and ran east for 3,067 miles. He arrived in New York City 42 days later on Oct. 24. The previous record of 46 days was set back in 1980, according to Guinness World Records. To complete the […]

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    Happy Hollow Elementary, Fayetteville – Ms. Amy Arnold – 2nd Grade

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    New Baby Formula Ingredient

    Scientists say a new ingredient added to some baby formula helps infants support their immune system more like breast-fed babies.

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    East Hills Middle School, Greenwood – Mrs. Dugan – 5th Grade

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    West Fork Elementary, West Fork – Mrs. Dawn Stout – 2nd Grade

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    Fort Smith Police Locate, Release Persons Of Interest Wanted In Connection To Shooting

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Fort Smith police have interviewed and released two men who prompted a search in connection to the shooting of a man on Monday night (Oct. 24). Police called Roger Eli Garrett, 29, and Marcus Landon Owen, 25, persons of interest after a man was shot inside a home at 2901 N. J St. in Fort Smith around 9 p.m. They were located on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 25) and were taken in for questioning. They were released later in […]

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    Former 188th Wing Flight Surgeon Dies At 84

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A former flight surgeon with the 188th Wing in Fort Smith passed away on Sunday (Oct. 23). Edwin Whiteside, of Fayetteville, died at the age of 84. He was a retired allergist and immunologist. Whiteside also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He spent more than 25 years as an active duty flight surgeon in the Arkansas Air National Guard, including spending time a as a flight surgeon with the 188th Wing fighter group […]

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    Two-Hundred-Mile Relay Through Ozarks Wraps Up In Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) — A massive 200-mile adventure relay race wrapped up Saturday (Oct. 22) in Northwest Arkansas. Nice weather helped the participants in the “Outback in the Ozarks” relay that began Friday morning in Eureka Springs, continued overnight and finished Saturday at Prairie Grove Battlefield Park. Ultra team member Adam Fortin said they won the relay because their six-person team was consistent in passing the baton every few miles. Race finishers were able to relax after the relay with […]

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    Sherrif’s Office Identifies Couple Found Dead In Sebastian County

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) — The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office identified two people who were found dead at their home in Sebastian County Sunday morning (Oct. 23). Bill. E. Burrows, 47, and his wife Jodi Rachell Burrows, 44, were found at their home in the 2200 block of Highway 253 South in Greenwood. The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Department said they received a call around 10:30 a.m. Sunday regarding a male and female who were found by a family member in their […]

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    East Hills Middle School, Greenwood – Mrs. Benjamin – 5th Grade

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    Campaign 2016: Medical Marijuana Forum

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Supporters for and against the medical marijuana issues on the November ballot met in the 5NEWS studio on Monday (Oct. 24) for a forum. Supporter of Issue 6 David Couch, supporter of Issue 7 Ryan Denham and Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Nathan Smith joined 5NEWS political analyst Larry Henry on set to discuss the issues. They discussed the differences between Issues 6 and 7 and the arguments against them.