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  • Healthwatch: Symptoms to Keep An Eye Out For In Children

    It’s the time of the year for cold, flu and stomach bugs. But many parents often wonder when is it time to call the pediatrician? Healthwatch has more on the symptoms parents should not ignore.

  • Healthwatch: Today’s Top Health Stories

    Even a little bit of physical activity can mean a lot for seniors. A new vaccine offers more protection against cervical cancer. Check out the day’s top health stories.

  • Adventure Arkansas: Crack in the Rock Trail

    Hiking on trails normally involves walking up to scenic views of landscapes. This week in Adventure Arkansas Sean Bailey takes us to a trail that has an added glimpse of what lies underground too at the unique pair of trails in the Lee Creek Reservoir.

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    FedEx Groundbreaking In Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – About 160 new jobs are on the way to southwest Little Rock, where FedEx of Memphis is planning to build a 300,000 square-foot distribution center. Company officials, as well as government leaders including U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton and U.S. Rep. French Hill, attended Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony at the 44-acre site at the corner of Alexander and South Loop Roads. The plant is set to open in August 2016 with the capacity to process 15,000 packages per […]

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    Two Hospitalized In Farmington School Bus Wreck

    FARMINGTON (KFSM) – Two people were hospitalized when a car rear-ended a Farmington school bus on Thursday (Feb. 19), officials said. The school bus driver and the person driving the car were hospitalized, fire officials said. The drivers’ names were not immediately released. Their injuries were minor, officials said. Six students were on the bus when the wreck occurred, but all were uninjured, said Bryan Law, superintendent. The students, who are in the 4th through 10th grades, were taken from […]

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    U Of A Bookstores Offering “3-Point Discount”

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The University of Arkansas Bookstore is offering a 3-point discount, according to a tweet from their Twitter account. Customers will receive a three percent discount for every 3-point shot made at Razorback men’s basketball games during the month of February, the tweet states. It’s valid at the following store locations: Garland Center Arkansas Student Union Northwest Arkansas Mall Pinnacle Hills Promenade For more information, click here.

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    Arkansas Legislators Order Schools To Teach Students Cursive Writing

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – Cursive writing classes are set to return to Arkansas classrooms as soon as Gov. Asa Hutchinson signs a bill passed by both the House and Senate. The Senate on Feb. 19 approved a bill requiring public schools to teach cursive to students by the end of the third grade. The bill passed with a 30-1 vote. Sen. Bruce Maloch of Magnolia said he supports teaching cursive writing but believes it’s a matter for the Education Department, not lawmakers. […]

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    Parents Accused Of Starving Baby To Death

    CNN – A man and woman are accused of starving their 7-week-old baby to death in Douglas County. Emergency crews responded to the 800 block of Willis Avenue in Glendale on Jan. 22 on reports of an infant in distress. The baby was not responsive and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to deputies. Investigators said an autopsy determined the boy, Data Hancock, had died of starvation. A subsequent death investigation was initiated by members of the Douglas County Medical […]

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    Poll: Majority Of Americans Support Sending Ground Troops To Fight ISIS

    CBS News – Amid more executions by the militant group ISIS, Americans increasingly see the group as a threat to the U.S. Now, 65 percent of Americans view ISIS as a major threat – up from 58 percent in October – while another 18 percent view it as a minor threat. Majorities of Republicans (86 percent), Democrats (61 percent) and independents (57 percent) view ISIS as a major threat. With concern about ISIS growing, support for the use of U.S. […]

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    Walmart Ups Pay Well Above Minimum Wage

    BENTONVILLE (CNN) – Walmart will pay current employees at least $10 an hour within the next year, the company announced Thursday. The nation’s largest private sector employer said 500,000 full-time and part-time associates at Walmart (WMT) U.S. stores and Sam’s Clubs will receive pay raises in April that will take them to at least $9 an hour, which will be $1.75 an hour above the current federal minimum wage. By February 1 of next year, their pay will rise to […]

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    No One Hurt In Crash At Fort Smith Elementary School

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) -A minor crash at a Fort Smith elementary school Thursday morning was initially classified as a hit-and-run, but police say they talked to both drivers and no one is hurt. Fort Smith officers said they were searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run traffic collision in front of Cavanaugh Elementary School just after 8:30 a.m. Following a short investigation, police identified and talked to both drivers involved and are calling it a minor incident. Police said […]

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    Man Arrested Following Standoff With Deputies

    GARLAND COUNTY (KTHV) – A man has been taken into custody after a standoff with Garland County Sheriff’s deputies. According to GCSO, deputies were trying to serve a warrant on February 18th to 39-year-old Michael Ray Jackson around 6:16 p.m. at the 100 block of McCoy Lane when Jackson apparently barricaded himself in his home and threatened to hurt himself. Deputies said a friend of Jackson’s came out of the home, warning officers that Jackson had taken some sort of […]

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