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  • News Photographer

    Job Title: News Photographer Posting Dates: 01/26/2015 – 02/16/2015 Station: KFSM-TV Reports to: Chief Photographer / News Director Purpose/reason for this Position: 5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for a motivated, competitive, hard-working News Photographer to join our team and work out of our Northwest Arkansas Newsroom.  We’re looking for someone who can prove they are not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge […]

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    WATCH: Pilot Ditches Out-Of-Fuel Plane Near Hawaii, Rescued By Cruise Ship

    HAWAII (KTXL) – The pilot of a single engine airplane ran out of fuel more than 250 miles northeast of Maui and is now safe after being rescued by a cruise ship. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the pilot deployed the plane’s parachute system shortly before 5 p.m. Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time. The Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Honolulu found a nearby cruise ship called Veendam where the pilot was going to run out of fuel. The center was […]

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    Judge: Parents Can’t Name Child After Nutella Food

    FRANCE (TIME MAGAZINE) – A French baby named Nutella was renamed by a court after a judge ruled that the parents’ decision to the name the child after a food was against the child’s best interest, according to a new report in the newspaper La Voix Du Nord. “The name ‘Nutella’ given to the child is the trade name of a spread,” the court’s decision stated, according to a translation. “And it is contrary to the child’s interest to be […]

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    When Politics and Beauty Pageants Collide: A ‘Diplomatic’ Dance

    (CNN)- It was an innocent mistake, one that was easy to correct — before the social media age. Miss Lebanon and Miss Israel were at an event in Los Angeles with fellow 2006 Miss Universe contestants as part of the whirlwind of photo opps leading up the annual beauty contest. It was in the middle of the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war, and a picture of the two women together landed on the Miss Universe press page, stirring panic among the women […]

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    ‘Birdman’ Takes Big Prize, Diversity Big Moment at SAG Awards

    (CNN)- “Birdman” won the big prize — outstanding motion picture cast — at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, but it was talk about heritage and diversity that captured the evening. On the TV side, the winners included “Orange Is the New Black” — a series about a women’s prison, created by a woman, featuring a cast that includes a transgender performer — and black actresses Viola Davis and Uzo Aduba. And the movie winners included Patricia Arquette, who […]

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    ‘Historic’ Storm Prepares to Slam Northeast, Airlines Cancel Flights

    (CNN)- Somday you may tell your grandchildren about the Blizzard of 2015. The National Weather Service, which isn’t prone to exaggeration, is using terms like “life-threatening” and “historic” to describe the weather system taking aim at the Northeast. The first big storm of the year may drop up to 3 feet of snow on Boston and New York before it ends Tuesday, with freezing rain and strong wind gusts possibly reaching 55 to 65 mph. Blizzard and winter storm warnings have […]

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    Secret Service Investigating Small Drone on White House Grounds

    Washington (CNN)- The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a “device,” described as a small drone, found on the grounds of the White House, a White House official said Monday, and Press Secretary Josh Earnest said early indications are that the device does not pose an ongoing threat. The unnamed official also says Secret Service is waiting until daylight to clear it away. President Barack Obama and the first lady are both away, traveling in India with Earnest.

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    Man Wrongly Convicted Of Double Murder Freed After 38 Years

    A 70-year-old man wrongly convicted of the 1976 stabbing deaths of a mother and daughter walked out of prison Friday, saying he was looking forward to sleeping in a real bed and maybe swimming in a pool. After serving nearly four decades behind bars, Joseph Sledge was found innocent by a three-judge panel who heard testimony from a DNA expert. The expert said none of the evidence collected in the case – hair, DNA and fingerprints – belonged to Sledge. […]

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    Supreme Court ​Will Review Use Of Sedative As Execution Drug

    CBS News – The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma. The justices agreed Friday to review whether the sedative midazolam can be used in executions because of concerns that it does not produce a deep, coma-like unconsciousness and ensure that a prisoner does not experience intense and needless pain when other drugs are injected to kill him. Oklahoma uses […]

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    Rogers Police Officer Arrested On Suspicion Of Driving While Intoxicated

    ROGERS (KFSM) – A Rogers Police Officer was arrested on Jan. 18 on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, authorities say. Michael Elkins, 34, an officer with the department since March 2007, was placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of an internal investigation, according to a news release. Authorities said the internal investigation’s purpose is to determine if Elkins violated department policies and procedures. The Rogers Police Department said no further comments will be released on the investigation, according […]

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    Your Adventure Could be Featured Next: Submit Your Adventure Arkansas Now!

    We want you to help us with ideas for these stories, so submit your email to get started telling us about your adventure story. Adventure Subaru is the proud sponsor of Adventure Arkansas.

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    Dog Left Chained Up Behind Walmart Chews Off Paw

    MICHIGAN (DETROIT FREE PRESS) – Police are looking for two men who left a dog chained up behind a Walmart store on Jan. 18, forcing the animal to chew off its paw as it tried to escape bitter cold weather. The dog, which has since been named Courtney, is expected to heal up just fine, said Diana Rascano, president and co-founder of 4 Paws 1 Heart. Courtney is a mixed breed around the age of 2 and was found Sunday […]

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