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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!

  • Adventure Arkansas: Scuba Training Part 1 of 2

    This week Tyler teamed up with Ocean Impact Dive Shop for scuba training in this 2 part adventure that will lead to journeying to the depths of Lake Tenkiller.

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    Arkansas GOP Opposes Term Limits, Ethics Measure

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – The Arkansas GOP have voted to oppose a ballot measure that was designed to loosen term limits in the state, as well as, tighten ethics laws, according to affiliate station KTHV. Delegates at Arkansas GOP convention on Saturday (July 19), approved a resolution that opposes a constitutional amendment set to appear on the November ballot, KTHV reported. The resolution stated concerns about a part of the proposal that would set a 16-year limit on serving in the […]

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    Volunteers Help Revamp Sebastian County Humane Society

    A $5,000 grant from Pedigree and Greater Good will allow the shelter to significantly touch-up their facility through the help of nearly 50 volunteers.

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    Mild July Temperatures Bring Out More Campers Than Usual

    Devil's Den State Park doesn’t normally see many people camping this time of year, but a park ranger tells 5NEWS their campgrounds have been at full capacity since Friday afternoon.

  • High Five: 12-Year-Old With Scoliosis Gets To Go Skydiving

    A 12-year-old girl with scoliosis got the chance to fulfill her dream. She had always wanted to go skydiving, but due to her health condition, she had to get special permission to do so. Another issue was her age. Since she was under 18, that also caused complications. Fortunately for her, everything worked out, and she got to go skydiving.

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    Daytona Father Beats Accused Child Molester, Police Say

    WKMG – Police say a Daytona Beat father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him abusing his son sexually, according to affiliate station WKMG. The father called 911 when he walked in on the alleged abuse, and when officers arrived, they found the suspect, Raymond Frolander, laying motionless on the floor, WKMG reported. Police said the father told them he walked in on Frolander abusing the boy, according to WKMG. To read the fully story on our affiliate station’s […]

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    Report: N.Y. Man Put In Police Choke Hold Dies During Arrest

    CBS News – Police say a man had a heart attack and died as officers attempted to arrest him for illegally selling cigarettes on Staten Island, but a video of the incident obtained by the New York Daily News appears to show police placing the man in a choke hold as he pleads “I can’t breathe.” Eric Garner, 43, was pronounced dead at a hospital after officers tried to apprehend him around 4:45 p.m., Thursday. Police say the officers observed Garner selling […]

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    President Obama Says One American Died In Malaysian Crash, Calls For Investigation

    CNN – President Obama, speaking on the downed Malaysian flight that crashed in Ukraine on July 17, revealed that one American did die in the crash. CBS News confirmed the American was Quinn Lucas Schansman, a dual U.S.-Dutch citizen. President Obama also called for an immediate ceasefire in the Ukraine conflict between the Kiev government and pro-Russian rebels in eastern regions so an international investigation can proceed with no tampering of evidence. Although it still hasn’t been revealed who shot […]

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    Court Makes Major Ruling On Oklahoma’s Gay Marriage Ban

    OKLAHOMA (KFOR) – The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has made a big ruling on a case involving the Oklahoma gay marriage ban, according to a report from affiliate station KFOR. The ruling states that’s Oklahoma’s law is unconstitutional, saying, that gay couples have a right to be married, and that right is protected by the constitution, the report states. “The Court has been vigilant in striking down impermissible constraints on the right to marriage, but there is nothing in […]

  • High Five: Rare Native American Photo Gallery On Display At UAFS

    A rare Native American photo gallery is on display at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, and it’s open to the public. The gallery depicts the lives of Native Americans that lived in present-day Oklahoma. “. . .It’s a great educational tool. It’s a great way to step into the past and see what’s been here before and know where we’re going in the future,” said Stacey Jones, Director of UAFS Campus and Community Events.

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    Malaysian Passenger Plane Shot Down In Ukraine

    CBS News – GRABOVO, Ukraine – A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 298 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft. An earlier tally of 295 dead was raised to include three infants in an official list of passengers released by Malaysia Airlines. The bulk of the passengers were from the Netherlands — 154 people. Next highest […]