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  • Wheel of Fortune

    Math Teacher Becomes Third Million Dollar ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Winner

    (WGHP) – A Maryland math teacher made “Wheel of Fortune” history on Sept. 17 when she became the third person to win the $1 million grand prize, according to WGHP. Sarah Manchester of Silver Spring, Maryland, solved the wining puzzle — “Loud Laughter.” The episode aired during Teacher’s Week, WGHP reported. Manchester won a total of $1,017,490, according to WGHP. To read the full story on our affiliate station’s website WGHP – Channel 8, click here.  [Editor's note: Watch "Wheel of Fortune" […]

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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: Gone Fishing with Daniel Kweekul

    Check out Tyler's Adventure Arkansas Gone Fishing segment with viewer, Daniel Kweekul, on Lake Dardanelle.

  • iOS 8

    Apple’s ​iOS 8 Released With New Features

    CBS News – Apple’s iOS 8 is rolling out for users to download starting today. The updated operating system for iPhones and iPads has a number of new features. Here are some highlights of what to expect and how to prepare your device before downloading, from the experts at CNET: Apple Pay One of the most significant updates is the addition of Apple Pay, Apple’s mobile payment system, which will work with the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus (as well […]

  • sleeping mats

    Sleeping Mats Made From Plastic Bags Donated to School

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A local pastor and his wife donated 80 sleeping mats to a local school Thursday (Sept. 18). Reverend Hershel McClurkin, who works at First United Methodist Church in Fort Smith, and his wife Mardell said they’ve been making the mats for weeks. Each mat is crocheted together with 800 plastic bags, according to McClurkin.  She said it usually takes about a week to make one mat. The latest batch of sleeping mats went to Tillis Elementary […]

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    Cruz’n The Square Charity Car Show To Be Held In Huntsville

    HUNTSVILLE (KFSM) – The Cruz’n the Square charity car show is scheduled to be held in Huntsville on Oct. 4, according to a news release. The event will include food, music, shopping and an auction, the release states. The main show runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A Kiwanis pancake breakfast is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. the morning of the event (Oct. 4), according to the release. The show is the main event for Classic Chrome, […]

  • High Five: Alma Volunteers Help City Prepare For Next Big Storm

    ALMA (KFSM) – Today’s High Five goes out to all the volunteers in Alma who came together at the Boys and Girls Club to help the city be ready for the next emergency storm situation. 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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    House OKs Arms For Syrian Rebels To Combat ISIS

    CBS News – The House voted Wednesday to give President Obama the authority to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The vote was bipartisan, passing with 273 votes in favor and 156 votes against. There were 85 Democrats who voted against the measure, and 71 Republicans. Opposition to the plan arose from factions in both parties with Democrats in opposition expressing concern about whether the U.S. can rely on the […]

  • US - Marijuana Potency

    “No Welfare For Weed” Bill Passes In The House

    CBS News – The House on Tuesday night passed a bill that could make it harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal. Supporters call it the “no welfare for weed” bill. The bill would prevent people from using government-issued welfare debit cards, called electronic-benefit transfer (EBT) cards, to make purchases at stores that sell marijuana. It would also prohibit people from using the cards to withdraw cash from ATMs […]

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    Arkansas Woman On Maternity Leave In Mexico When Hurricane Strikes

    (CNN) – The once-powerful Hurricane Odile weakened to a tropical storm as it worked its way across the Baja California peninsula early Tuesday. Still packing 65 mph winds, the storm lashed the region with torrential rains and the potential for flash flooding, according to the National Hurricane Center. Rainfall amounts of 6-12 inches are forecast, with isolated amounts of up to 18 inches. Odile left a mess in its wake — snapped palm trees, washed out roads and tapped tourists […]

  • High Five: Arkansas Teacher Of The Year Finalists Selected

    (KFSM) – The Arkansas Teacher of the Year finalists have been selected. All 15 finalists got to meet Gov. Mike Beebe, D-Ark., and they all received $1,000. 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!

  • David Tovar

    Walmart VP Of Communications Said He’s Leaving Over Résumé Deceit

    BENTONVILLE (TIME) – The Walmart Vice President of Communications David Tovar announced he was leaving Walmart at the end of the month, but now he has said the reason he is leaving is he falsified information in his biography, Time magazine reported. Tovar passed himself off as a 1996 graduate of the University of Delaware, but Walmart officials recently discovered that he didn’t finish his degree, according to Time magazine. He actually left the school, where he was studying art, on May 25, 1996, […]


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