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  • Local Reaction To President Obama’s Immigration Policy Overhaul

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)- The Arkansas United Community Coalition held a watch party in Springdale on Thursday (Nov. 20) night for President Obama’s immigration speech. According to their website, the Arkansas United Community Coalition is an immigrants’ rights nonprofit organization with a mission to promote meaningful immigrant integration at the local and state levels, supporting immigrants and other multicultural communities to be agents of positive change in Arkansas. The watch party was held Acambaro Restaurant on Thompson Street. AUCC volunteers, Maurizio Lorenzetti, […]

  • High Five: Mercy Hosts Drive-Thru Clinic

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Mercy Hospital hosted a drive-thru clinic today where people could get flu shots. OnlyInArk.com presented by First Security is the proud sponsor of High Five. Do you have a story idea that would make a perfect High Five segment?  We want to hear about it.  Submit your story here, and it could be featured on 5NEWS High Five!

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    Click Here For A List Of Runoff Elections

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Below is a list of runoff elections in the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas that will be decided on Tuesday (Nov. 25). Bella Vista Mayor Peter Christie James Wozniak Bella Vista Alderman Ward 1 Position 1 Ashley Linden John Flynn Bentonville Alderman Ward 3 Position 2 W.P. Burckart Kristy Reed Bentonville Alderman Ward 4 Position 1 Jim Webb Jim Grider Cave Springs Mayor Travis Lee Randall Noblett Rogers Alderman Ward 4 Position 1 Carrie Perrien Smith Sam […]

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    Utah Lawmakers Back The Return To Death By Firing Squad

    UTAH (KUTV) - Shots that have drawn attention from all over the world may reverberate again in Utah; a legislative panel voted 9-2 on Nov. 19 supporting a “draft bill” to bring back the firing squad as a means to execute inmates, affiliate station KUTV reported. “We’re being forced to (do this) actually,” said Rep. Paul Ray, R-Davis County, who told KUTV the Utah Department of Corrections does not have lethal drug cocktails in supply, and can no longer buy them […]

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    Arkansas Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Gay Marriage Case

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM)- The Arkansas Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday (Nov. 20) in a case challenging the state’s gay marriage ban, officials say. After arguments end, opinions on the case are typically issued within a few weeks. With this case, an official opinion is expected to come within four or five weeks after arguments end, a spokesperson for the Arkansas Supreme Court said. No photography or recording is allowed in the courtroom while the court is in session, according […]

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    Mono Outbreak Shuts Down Oklahoma School District Until December

    OSAGE COUNTY, Okla. (KWTV)- A mono outbreak has shut down the Woodland Public School district in Fairfax until December. Classes and school activities are canceled until the first of next month as the district works to disinfect all its school buildings to prevent the infection from spreading. According to reports, more than 30 people are infected so far. To read more on this story, click here.

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    2 Little Rock Men Shot While Responding To Craigslist Ad

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Two men got shot after responding to a Craigslist ad. Police say the men arranged to meet a seller to look at a car in a Little Rock neighborhood. But instead of showing the car, the supposed seller allegedly pulled a gun on them and used it. One of the victims was looking for a new car and he asked a friend to go with him to check it out. When the two arrived to […]

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    Federal Judge Overturns Montana’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

    (CNN)- A federal judge overturned Montana’s same-sex marriage ban Wednesday, making it the 34th state in the nation to allow such unions. U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris’ order was effective immediately. “Montana no longer can deprive Plaintiffs and other same-sex couples of the chance to marry their loves. This Court recognizes that not everyone will celebrate this outcome,” he wrote in the ruling. “This decision overturns a Montana Constitutional amendment approved by the voters of Montana. Yet the United […]

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    Deadly Storm Dumps 6 Feet Of Snow On Upstate NY, With More Coming

    (CBS News)- A historic snowfall has people stuck in their homes and stranded on the roads — and there’s more on the way. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency, saying the storm is “nature showing us who’s boss.” In the Buffalo area, the National Weather Service says some of its spotters couldn’t get out of their houses to take measurements. The snow blew in the back door at one home and piled up in the living […]

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    Continuing Allegations Tarnish Cosby’s Fatherly Image

    (CNN)- The allegations about Bill Cosby keep coming. For decades, Cosby was thought of in glowing terms as a perceptive comedian, upbeat pitchman and genial father figure. His public personality made him more than rich — it made him a role model, admired for his support of education and his no-nonsense talks on parenting and achievement. In recent weeks, that persona has been paired with another, much darker image. On Tuesday, the famed comedian and TV star was accused of […]

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    Virginia Homeless Man Wants Family For Thanksgiving

    CNN – A Thanksgiving adoption? Neal Shytles doesn’t have much to his name. “This is bed 13,” he says, pointing out a bottom bunk at the Union Mission Ministries men’s shelter. “This is where I lived for a year.” Neal is homeless and has been staying at the shelter in Norfolk for a year and a half now. What he lacks in possessions, Neal makes up for with heart. “You know I’m grateful for even being here,” he says. It’s […]

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    Interactive Adventure Arkansas Map

    Click here to view a map of places 5NEWS Meteorologist Tyler Southard has been with Adventure Arkansas. See below for the latest Adventure Arkansas segments, brought to you by Adventure Subaru!

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