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  • Vegetables May Lower Cancer Risk

    We all know that a diet of fruits and vegetables helps us live healthier lives, but some studies say that a diet filled with plant foods could also help lower the risk of cancer.

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    PHOTOS: Garrett Lewis And Wife Welcome New Daughter Ellis

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Chief Meteorologist Garrett Lewis now has a new addition to his family. His daughter’s name is Ellis E. Lewis, and she weighs seven pounds, two ounces. Ellis is nearly 19 inches tall, and she was born at 9:32 a.m. Garrett said he got to be the one to deliver her.

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    Two Fired From Alabama Business, Claim Confederate Flag To Blame

    ALABAMA (WHNT) – The Confederate flag might have cost two men their jobs. both claim they were fired from Turner Industries this week for refusing to take the flag off their vehicles. Phillip Sims told WHNT he doesn’t normally drive to work with the Confederate flag on his truck, but he was running late on Monday and didn’t take time to remove it. Sims said the plant superintendent asked to speak with him. According to Sims, the manager said, “Hey, we […]

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    Safe & Unsafe Flotation Devices For Kids

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) — A child’s death is raising questions about what types of flotation devices are safe for children. On Monday, a five-year-old boy from Mayflower died after officials believe he drowned in the Buffalo River. Officials say the boy was wearing a float ring when he waded into shallow water, which quickly got deeper. His death leaves some parents wondering which devices are really safe for the water. “A lot of kids can’t swim, they don’t know how […]

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    Tuberculosis Culture Breaks At Arkansas Hospital Lab

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – A culture of tuberculosis broke at the CHI St. Vincent Infirmary lab in Little Rock on Tuesday (July 21), according to hospital officials. Officials said they took immediate precautions to determine if patients, visitors or staff were at risk. The hospital also contacted the Arkansas Department of Health. At this time, they believe everyone is safe. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary released the following statement regarding the incident: “CHI St. Vincent took immediate precautions after a culture […]

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    Candlelight Vigil Scheduled To Honor Slain Russellville Marine

    RUSSELLVILLE (RIVER VALLEY LEADER) – A candlelight vigil has been scheduled for slain Russellville Marine David Wyatt, according to the River Valley Leader. Wyatt was killed in the Chattanooga shooting on July 16, and a city official later identified him as a Russellville native. His candlelight vigil has been scheduled for Aug. 7 at the Russellville High School Cyclone Stadium. To read the full story on the River Valley Leader’s website, click here.

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    Arkansas’ Unemployment Rate Declines To 5.7 Percent In June

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services announced on Tuesday (July 21) that Arkansas’ unemployment rate last month dropped slightly to 5.7 percent. The agency said that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point last month from 5.8 percent in May. The national jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point, from 5.5 percent in May to 5.3 percent in June. Arkansas’ civilian labor force increased 200. This is a result of 1,400 […]

  • New Drug Against Malaria

    Possible progress in the fight against malaria.

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    Capitol Building To Close On Weekends For Construction

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – The Arkansas Capitol building is scheduled to be closed on weekends due to construction, officials say. Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin said that starting Saturday (July 25), the building would be closed on weekends and holidays due to safety concerns amid ongoing construction. The building will remain closed on weekends and holidays through the fall when construction is expected to be completed. The Capital building is undergoing renovations on the north end of the building and […]

  • Flavors Where You Live: Uncle Louie G

    We’re kicking off Flavors Where You Live, Flavor of the Week at Uncle Louie G’s. Beat the heat with delicious Italian ice and ice cream!

  • High Five: Antioch In The Park Gave Away Over 35,000 Pounds Of Food

    (KFSM) – The stats are in, and Antioch in the Park gave away more than 35,000 pounds of food this year. Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in our High Five report. 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 […]

  • High Five: Van Buren Teacher Honored In Washington, D.C.

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – A Van Buren teacher was honored in Washington, D.C., last week. Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in our High Five report. 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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