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    New Drug to Lower Cholesterol, Smartphone Residue, & How to Get Better Sleep

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    Cops Name OKC Airport Shooter; Possible Motive Revealed

    OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS News) — Police say the man accused of fatally shooting an Oklahoma City airport employee used to work for Southwest Airlines and that the attack was likely in retaliation for circumstances that led to the attacker’s 2015 resignation. Capt. Paco Balderrama identified the shooter as Lloyd Dean Buie, of Oklahoma City. He says Buie resigned from Southwest Airlines in April 2015 and that investigators believe he shot and killed 52-year-old Michael Winchester on Tuesday in retaliation for […]

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    Greenland Elementary, Greenland – Mrs. Beth Sherer – Kindergarten

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    East Hills Middle School, Greenwood – Mrs. Wagoner – 5th Grade

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    Section Of Highway Dedicated To LeFlore County Native Killed In Afghanistan

    POTEAU, Okla. (KFSM) — A ceremony to designate a section of highway for a LeFlore County-native killed in Afghanistan was held Saturday (Nov. 12) in Poteau, Oklahoma. The U.S. Highway 59 bypass in Poteau, which begins in LeFlore County and connects to Fogel, Arkansas, was named in honor of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy Lee Billings. CW2 Billings and five other soldiers were killed Dec. 17, 2013 while serving during Operation Enduring Freedom.  Their Blackhawk helicopter was shot down in southern […]

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    United Way Holiday Giving Guide Returns For 10th Year

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — United Way Fort Smith is gearing up for another holiday season, and they’re looking for your help. United Way offers a donation option as the perfect gift for people who “have everything.” Eddie Lee Herndon, president of United Way of Fort Smith area, joined Daren Bobb to discuss the 10th annual United Way Holiday Giving Guide.

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    Photos: A Look At The ‘Supermoon’ Where You Live

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — If you had a chance to check out the moon overnight Sunday (Nov. 13), you might have noticed it looked bigger and brighter than normal. NASA scientists said it’s bigger than it has been in the last 68 years, and we won’t see another ‘Supermoon’ like this until 2034. Some 5NEWS viewers sent us some of their best ‘Supermoon’ photos where they live. If you have a ‘Supermoon’ photo you’d like to share, email us at ipix@kfsm.com

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    Man Killed By Train In Jonesboro After Car Runs Off Road

    JONESBORO (KFSM) — A man was killed Sunday morning (Nov. 13) after authorities said  his car was hit by a train in Jonesboro. According to an Arkansas State Police report, Chris Cornell, 32, was driving north on Interstate 555 just before 8 a.m. when his car ran off the bridge at the Union Pacific Railroad overpass. Cornell’s car struck a pole and partially stopped on the railroad tracks; he was then hit by the train, according to the report. Cornell […]

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    Inmate Who Walked Away During Work Release Is Found

    BLYTHEVILLE (KTHV) —  An inmate who walked away during a work release program has been found near Brookland, just outside of Jonesboro, according to the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC). Police say that Clenton Forrister, 32, walked away around 8:00 p.m. on Saturday night (Nov. 12). He was assigned to the Mississippi County Work Release Center in Luxora but walked away from his job site in Blytheville. Forrister is serving a 20-year sentence for multiple felony convictions which include drug charges […]

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    Near Freezing Temperatures Expected Overnight

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Time to bring the outside plants indoors and have the extra blankets on hand tonight (Nov. 12). While it’s a clear sky and the stars look nice, near-freezing temperatures are expected overnight in Arkansas. The National Weather Service has a widespread hard freeze warning in effect from midnight tonight (Nov. 12) to 9 a.m. on Sunday (Nov. 13). Low temperatures will range from the upper 20s to the low 30s. A cold, dry air mass has moved into […]

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    Mumps Cases Under Investigation More Than Double In Recent Weeks

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) reports there are 1,230 mumps cases under investigation as of Thursday (Nov. 10). A bit more than a month ago, October 11, ADH reported 492 suspected cases — an increase of 738. The viral disease is mainly in four counties — Benton, Madison, Washington, and Pulaski. The ADH website states that this is an active outbreak, “mumps case counts are provisional and include cases that are currently being investigated.” Because the […]

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    Hotel Reservations See Uptick Day After Election

    NEEDHAM,  Mass. (KFSM) — Mexico and Canada were two of the top countries where Americans booked hotel stays, vacation and otherwise, the day after the election. The travel and booking site, TripAdvsor, listed the top 10 international destinations with the most booking activity among U.S. travelers on Wednesday (Nov. 9), the day after the U.S. presidential election. Top 10 Countries Where U.S. Travelers Booked Hotels After the Election Mexico Canada United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Italy Japan France India Thailand […]