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    East Pointe Elementary – Greenwood, Mrs. Newcomb – First Grade

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    White House Takes New Steps To Combat Drug Abuse

    President Barack Obama wants to spend an extra $1.2 billion to fight the prescription drug epidemic. The money would pay for treatment for people addicted to opiod medicine and heroin. Oftentimes, people hooked on pain pills turn to heroin, because it is much cheaper. The White House will request the money in the upcoming 2017 budget. The major of it — about $920 million — would be given to the states. The remainder would go toward federal treatment programs and […]

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    East Pointe Elementary – Greenwood, Mrs. Bryan – Second Grade

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    White House Launches Task Force On Cancer

    The White House is working on an initiative to cure cancer, and they want to put a billion dollars toward the effort. President Barack Obama said a newly created “White House task force on cancer” will meet soon. The task force includes top economic advisers, cabinet secretaries and vice president Joe Biden. Biden, who lost his son, Beau, to cancer, will lead the panel. The group’s work will focus on both cancer detection and prevention, including high-risk, high-return research aiming […]

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    East Pointe Elementary – Greenwood, Mrs. Miller – Second Grade

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    Emergency Meeting On Zika Virus

    On Monday (Feb. 1) the World Health Organization was tasked with figuring out ways to fight the Zika Virus during an emergency meeting. The organization said that the virus is spreading explosively through the Americas. It has been linked to birth defects, primarily in South America. A big part of the meeting focused on whether a “public health” emergency should be declared, and decided the outbreak is an international emergency. The Zika Virus can only be spread through mosquitos; it can’t […]

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    East Pointe Elementary – Greenwood, Mrs. Williams And Mrs. Kesner – Kindergarten

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    Flavor of the Week: Fish City Grill

    On this flavor of the week, Melissa Hall traveled to the Promenade in Rogers, heading to Fish City Grill, where they are flying in some of the freshest seafood you’re going to find in Northwest Arkansas. She went with the special of the day, which was Atlantic Salmon that had a house-made cilantro lime butter on top. The restaurant changes their specials twice a day, once for lunch, once for dinner. However, if you come in and something you like isn’t on the menu, they will […]

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    Fort Smith Museum Of History Mardi Gras Celebration

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)–5NEWS Anchor Daren Bobb sat down with Leisa Gramlich with the Fort Smith Museum of History to talk about an upcoming Mardi Gras Celebration. The segment above aired on 5NEWS This Morning Saturday (Jan. 30).

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    ‘I Don’t Think I Would Be At School Right Now Without It’: Youth Lottery Scholarship Makes A Difference

    Education in Arkansas continues to be strengthened by one unique scholarship program. Over the years, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has helped hundreds of thousands of men and women achieve their higher education goals. Teyah Green is one of the scholarships’ recipients. Green is a senior and early childhood education major at the University of the Ozarks. She discovered her passion for teaching in 2012 when she went on a mission trip to Nicaragua. On that trip, Teyah was responsible for […]

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    Flavonoids Help Maintain Weight

    Drinking wine and eating chocolate to keep the weight off might seem contradictory, but there’s a key ingredient in both that could help you do just that. A new study shows that eating foods rich in flavonoids may help you combat weight gain. Flavonoids are natural compounds that appear in many types of produce, including strawberries, grapes and onions, according to a study published in the BMJ Journal. The study looked at more than 124,000 middle-aged and older people and […]

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