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    First-Grader Says Lunch Lady Told Him, ‘Guess What? You Can’t Have A Lunch’

    WASHINGTON (KCPQ) The only thing 7-year-old Xavier loves more than his math homework are his fruits and vegetables. But Xavier’s parents say they’re concerned because on Oct. 20, the first-grader was denied school lunch at Cascade View Elementary. “It was a sack lunch. It was in a bag, she was passing it around to everybody. The lunch lady said, ‘Guess what, you can’t have a lunch.’ She said that. She said I can’t have a lunch,” Xavier said. Xavier is on […]

  • A doctor who spent time treating Ebola patients in West Africa died from the virus Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. The death of Dr. Martin Salia, who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, marks the second time Ebola has claimed a victim in the United States.

    Doctor’s Death Marks Second U.S. Ebola Fatality

    (CNN)- A doctor who spent time treating Ebola patients in West Africa died from the virus Monday in Nebraska. The death of Dr. Martin Salia, who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, marks the second time Ebola has claimed a victim in the United States. “It was an absolute honor to care for Dr. Salia,” said Nebraska Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Rosanna Morris at a news conference in Omaha. She sat alongside four other doctors who said they did everything […]

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    Source: Charles Manson, Fiance Get Marriage License

    (CNN)- Charles Manson and his fiancee, who already considers herself his wife, have gotten a marriage license, a source close to the couple told CNN on Monday. Manson intends to marry Afton Burton, who goes by Star. Several years ago, she moved from Illinois to Corcoran, a small central California city that’s home to Corcoran State Prison, where the 80-year-old convicted murderer has lived for the past 25 years. She talks to Manson almost every day by phone and visits […]

  • March 2012: Pipes are ready to be put in place for the Keystone pipeline in Cushing, Oklahoma.

    Louisiana’s Landrieu Says She Has 60 Votes To Advance Keystone Pipeline

    WASHINGTON (CNN)- Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu says she has the 60 votes she needs for the Senate to advance a measure Tuesday that would authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Landrieu has been scrambling to attract at least 15 Democrats to join 45 Republicans to reach the critical 60-vote procedural threshold. She told reporters at the Capitol on Monday night that she’d reached that mark. “I feel very comfortable,” Landrieu said. At least 14 Democrats have said they […]

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    Kansas Woman Beaten, Raped And Set On Fire

    WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)- A woman who was found beaten, raped and set on fire in Wichita is in critical condition, according to the Wichita Police Department. “Right now we have very little to go on and we are asking for the public’s help,” said Police Captain Troy Livingston. The woman has burns on 55% of her body and a laceration on her head after she was attacked Friday night (Nov. 14). According to police, fire crews were called to a […]

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    National Report Ranks Arkansas 47th In Child Homelessness

    A new report from Homeless Children America finds 2.5 million children experienced homelessness in the United States in 2013, representing one in every 30 children in the country. The data shows this is a historic high in the number of homeless children in America. The report, called America’s Youngest Outcasts, based its calculations using the most recent U.S. Department of Education’s count of homeless children in U.S. public schools, which was released in September, and on 2013 U.S. Census data. […]

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    The Best Ways To Watch The Leonid Meteor Shower

    (CBSNews)- The annual Leonid meteor shower is expected to peak overnight, just before Tuesday’s sunrise. The shower comes every November, and in the past has resulted in spectacular shows. In 1966, for instance, the central and western United States saw tens of thousands of meteors rain across the skies at the rate of up to 40 per second. Tonight’s shower won’t live up to those high standards. NASA scientists are predicting a peak rate of 15 meteors per hour, traveling […]

  • High Five: Operation Christmas Child

    CENTERTON (KFSM) – Students in Centerton spend Friday (Nov. 14) packing shoe boxes with gifts and necessities for needy children around the world. 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!

  • Protests in Ferguson, Missouri heat up after autopsy report of Michael Brown is leaked.

    Missouri Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Ferguson

    (CNN)- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday ahead of an expected grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown. In his executive order, Nixon cited the “possibility of expanded unrest.” He said that people have the right to protest peacefully but that citizens and businesses must be protected from violence and damage. Brown, a black teen, was fatally shot by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on August 9. The grand jury is weighing whether […]

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    Pope Francis To Visit The U.S. For The First Time Next Fall

    ROME (CNN)- Pope Francis is to make his first trip to the United States as the head of the Catholic Church in September, the Vatican said Monday. He will travel to the World Meeting of the Families, said Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi. The Catholic public event, which celebrates the family as the basic building block of society, is to be held in Philadelphia next year. “It is the answer to the countless prayers of so many people who […]

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    Week 11: Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

    Vote for the Yarnell's Sweetest Play of the Week. This week's nominees are: Roland, Heritage, Northside, and Fayetteville.

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    West Virginia U. Suspends Greek Activities Following Death Of Freshman

    (CNN)- The death of a West Virginia University freshman who was found unconscious at a fraternity house has prompted officials to suspend all Greek activities on campus. The announcement by the university follows the death of Nolan Michael Burch, 18, of Williamsville, New York, who was found Wednesday unresponsive at a Kappa Sigma fraternity house in Morgantown, officials said. He died Friday at an area hospital, they said. University and Morgantown police are investigating what had occurred at the house […]

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