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  • 5NEWS Fit: Ab Carver Pro

    There are many fitness gadgets to help you get in shape, but what’s actually worth buying? In this 5NEWS Fit, we’re taking a look at the Ab Carver Pro. It promises ripped abs and sculpted arms, so does it really work? Sherman Burdettte with our Indianapolis sister station took the equipment to a professional for a test. For more information, check out the video. Segment Sponsored By: Sparks Health System

  • 5NEWS Fit: The Benefits of Taking a Break

    While it’s generally tough to get started once you get out of your workout routine, experts said taking a break may give you the best results.

  • Healthwatch: Anaphylaxis

    For most people, the occasional bee sting is slightly painful and annoying. But for people with anaphylactic or allergic reactions, the encounter can be deadly. Today’s Healthwatch features a boy who had a close call, and the doctor who saved him.

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    Washington Man’s “Most Interesting” Way To Cheat Carpool Lane Fails

    CBS News – A Washington State Patrol trooper says the effort is by far the best carpool scam he’s seen, but it didn’t work. A motorcycle trooper waiting along Interstate 5 near Tacoma on Monday afternoon spotted a driver and a rather unusual “passenger” pass by him in the carpool lane. When the trooper stopped the car, he discovered the “passenger” was a cardboard cutout of the actor who portrays “The Most Interesting Man in the World” in Dos Equis […]

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    Germanwings Plane Crash; Officials Confirm Americans Among Those Dead

    FRANCE(CBS NEWS)– Crews began a second day of searching on an Alpine mountainside where a German jetliner crashed without making a distress call Tuesday, apparently killing all 150 people on board. Helicopters resumed flights Wednesday over the field of widely scattered debris, as a U.S. official confirmed that two Americans were among those on board Germanwings Flight 9525. Crews were making their way slowly to the remote crash site through fresh snow and rain, threading their way to the rocky […]

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    Kraft and Heinz Merger To Create Food Giant

    (CNN)– Heinz is buying Kraft Foods to create the world’s fifth largest food and beverage company. The Kraft Heinz Company will have revenues of about $28 billion, according to a statement from both companies. Kraft shareholders will receive stock in the new group, plus a special dividend of $16.50 per share funded by a $10 billion cash injection by Heinz owners 3G Capital and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA). Once the deal is done, Heinz shareholders will own 51% of […]

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    Germanwings Plane Crash: What We Know So Far

    (CNN)– A swarm of questions surrounds what happened on board Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, which crashed Tuesday in the southern French Alps “We don’t know much about the flight and the crash yet,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. “And we don’t know the cause.” Here’s the key information that’s available so far, and the big questions that remain. The flight Flight 9525 took off at 10:01 a.m. Tuesday from Barcelona, Spain, bound for Dusseldorf, Germany, with 144 passengers and six […]

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    Weather Blog: Storm Forecast Information

    A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for Arkansas and Oklahoma counties in blue. Storms will likely begin firing up around 4 p.m. in Northeast Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas. By 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., the storms will sink south towards Fort Smith and the River Valley. The main threats with these storms will be large hail and strong winds of possibly 60+ miles per hour. The tornado threat remains very low with these thunderstorms. Around 12 […]

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    Arkansas House Panel Moves Abortion Information Regulations Bill Forward

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – An Arkansas House committee voted on Tuesday (March 24) to advance a bill to change the type of information a woman receives from a physician before an abortion and to increase the wait time after the consultation. The proposal by Republican Rep. Robin Lundstrum, R-Springdale, would increase the amount of time between the meeting and the procedure from 24 hours to 48 hours. It would also require doctors to discuss alternatives, health risks and the probable […]

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    Rabid Skunk Found In Springdale; Health Department Warns Parents

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)- A skunk found walking near a road in Springdale was confirmed rabid by the Arkansas Department of Health. The skunk was found less than a mile from Harp Elementary School during the day and was not behaving normally, according to a release from ADH. The skunk wasn’t walking properly, appeared sick and allowed a person to pick it up, the release states. The ADH suggests parents remind their children not to touch wild animals and to stay away […]

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    An All-Out Melee: One Dead, Two Shot In 17-Person Battle In Walmart Lot

    CNN – One of the nine suspects was killed. Another was shot in the stomach. All eight responding officers were injured, including one 10-year veteran who required surgery. It’s the aftermath of an all-out melee in a Walmart parking lot in Cottonwood, Arizona, a town of 11,000 people about an hour’s drive south of Flagstaff. But details are murky outside of the injury and arrest reports. What’s known, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety statement released by spokesman […]

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    France Plane Crash; No Survivors Expected, French President Says

    FRANCE (CNN)— A Germanwings Airbus A320 plane crashed Tuesday in the foothills of the Alps in southeastern France, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told reporters. Valls said he fears those aboard the flight from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany — 142 passengers and six crew members — may be dead. A short time later, Germanwings CEO Oliver Wagner said that there were 150 people aboard, 144 of whom were passengers. French President Francois Hollande also said no survivors were expected. […]

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