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    Gas Prices Continue To Drop In Arkansas, Click Here For The Lowest Prices

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Gas prices continue to drop below $2 in Arkansas, according to data from Arkansas Gas Prices. Click here to find the lowest gas prices near you.

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    The 2014 Tax Breaks You’ll Be Able To Take

    CNN  – Congress on Tuesday night extended dozens of expired “temporary” tax breaks for 2014. It took the Senate, by a 76 to 16 vote, until the week after Congress was supposed to adjourn to pass the bill, which the House had already approved. The bill will now be sent to President Obama, who is expected to sign it. The majority of tax breaks in the bill pertain to businesses, but a handful will affect individuals. Among those who will […]

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    Norman Bridwell, Creator of ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog,’ Dead at 86

    MASSACHUSETTS (CNN) – Norman Bridwell, the creator of “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” has died, according to his publisher, Scholastic. Bridwell died December 12 in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. He was 86. According to Scholastic, Bridwell’s “Clifford” books — and there are dozens of them — have sold millions of copies in 13 languages. Clifford also crossed over to television, starring on the PBS Kids series of the same name. A movie is due in 2016. “Norman Bridwell’s books about Clifford, […]

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    President Obama To Start Normalizing U.S. Relations With Cuba

    CBS News – The Obama administration announced Wednesday that the United States is taking steps to restore full diplomacy with Cuba, a historic move that will end 50 years of frozen relations the communist nation. Since entering the White House, President Obama had expressed interest in normalizing relations with Cuba. The breakthrough announced Wednesday came after Cuba agreed to release American prisoner Alan Gross. Mr. Obama called Cuban President Raul Castro on Tuesday — the first engagement at the presidential […]

  • High Five: Fort Smith Kids Raise Money For Make A Wish Foundation

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Some Fort Smith kids are raising money for the Make A Wish Foundation this week. 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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    New York Cinema Cancels “The Interview” Premiere After Hackers’ Threat

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – A theater has canceled the New York premiere of “The Interview” after a group that claimed it hacked Sony Pictures posted a threat against people who go to watch the movie. On Pastebin, a website that allows for anonymous posts, hackers claiming to be the “Guardians of Peace” said people who see the Sony movie would suffer a “bitter fate.” “The Interview” is a comedy about a plot to kill North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un. “We […]

  • Gas Hits 1.98 At Springdale Station

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Gas has dropped below $2 at a Springdale gas station. At the Walmart fuel station at 4870 Elm Springs Rd. in Springdale, gas now costs $1.98. At the Macdoodles gas station at 838 N. 48th St., gas costs $1.99.  

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    New York Man Dies In Tire Swing ‘Freak Accident’

    NEW YORK (NEW YORK POST) -A New York man is dead after a freak accident in the East Village on Dec. 15 — when a tire swing smacked him in the face, police say. Aleim Perkins, 39, of Harlem, went with his niece to a playground in the area around 4 p.m., authorities said. While the girl was playing, he started to “aggressively swing” an empty tire swing. That swing later hit him in the face, rendering him unconscious and causing […]

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    Study: The Flu May Hit One Gender Harder Than The Other

    CBS News – The next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy. A new study shows that men may be more likely to catch the flu than women and suffer more from the symptoms, CBS New York reports. That’s unfortunate news for many men, since experts say a flu-filled winter could be on the way. “This year they are predicting that it’s going to be a particularly bad year,” […]

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    Anonymous Layaway ‘Angel’ Pays $50,000 For Walmart Gifts

    (KTHV) – Santa arrived early for customers at a Walmart in Pennsylvania when a man came into the store and gave $50,000 to pay off all customer layaway accounts. The Good Samaritan, who paid with cashier’s checks, chose to remain anonymous and desired to be known only as Santa B. “We first thought he said $5,000 — but no, he wanted to make a $50,000 donation. We made him repeat it twice,” said store manager Steve Myers. Monday was the last […]

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    Taliban Militants Storm Pakistan School

    CBS News – Pakistani officials say Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing at least 141 civilians and wounding many more. Local officials tell CBS News that 132 of those killed were students, and nine were staff members. Local hospitals report having a severe shortage of blood so more fatalities are expected. The Pakistani military said in a statement late Tuesday that a rescue operation has been successful in ending the siege of the […]

  • High Five: Springdale Assistant Principal Wins Award

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – A Springdale School District assistant principal won an award. 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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