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    Say Goodbye To This Classic Monopoly Token

    (CNN) — Monopoly fans cast four million votes last month to decide which of the board game’s classic eight tokens should stay around — and which gets the ax. The results are in: Say goodbye to the thimble. This means that the thimble token — which has been around since 1935 — won’t be included in the next version of the classic Monopoly board game slated to hit stores this fall. The thimble’s fate is the result of an online […]

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    Peeps Flavored Oreo Hatches On Walmart Shelves

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A new flavor of Oreo is hatching on Walmart’s store shelves. Oreo and Peeps have joined forces to sweeten up Walmart’s shelves with Peeps Oreo Sandwich Cookies. The Oreo will feature two golden cookies with a marshmallow Peeps-flavored fill. The cookies will arrive in stores across the country on Wednesday (Feb. 22).

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    Fayetteville School District & Teachers Ranked No. 1 In Best School Districts In Arkansas

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville School District has been named No. 1 in the 2017 Best School Districts in Arkansas by Niche, a website for researching K-12 schools. Fayetteville Public Schools received an overall Niche grade of A+ based on academics, teachers, diversity, college readiness, health, safety, clubs and activities. “It is always nice to receive recognition, especially when the recognition is reflective of our extraordinary teachers, their dedication and the incredible work of all staff members and our board of […]

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    Rogers School Board Discusses Millage Increase In Special Study Session

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The Rogers School Board met in a special study session on Thursday (Feb. 16) to discuss a possible millage increase. Rogers Communications Director Ashley Siwiec said the board studied enrollment growth and millage history. They discussed capacity at the elementary school level, available properties owned by the district and the potential cost for building new elementary and middle schools. The board looked at two different millage increase scenarios. A 2.9 millage increase would allow the district to build two new […]

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    Gentry Schools Closed Friday As A Result Of Flu And Strep

    GENTRY (KFSM) — Gentry Public Schools will be closed Friday (Feb. 17) due to enough students ill with the flu and other illnesses, according to school officials. The school reports that 13 percent of student have been absent with the flu or strep. The school will also be closed Monday (Feb. 20) for President’s Day. School officials said after discussing with the district nursing supervisor they decided to give students and faculty a four day weekend to recuperate and end the spreading of the […]

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    Walmart Announces Acquisition Of Online Outdoor Retailer

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Walmart announced the acquisition of a leading online outdoor retailer on Wednesday (Feb. 15). Moosejaw will now join the Walmart U.S. eCommerce organization. Walmart has acquired the outdoor retailer for $51 million and the acquisition closed on February 13. Moosejaw is an online active outdoor retailer with 10 physical stores and was founded in Michigan in 1992. They carry more than 400 brands, including Patagonia, The North Face, Marmot and Arc’teryx. They have apparel and gear for climbing, […]

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    Senate Panel Advances Guns On Campus Bill

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — An Arkansas Senate panel backed a bill that would require Arkansas public universities and colleges to allow faculty and staff to carry handguns if they have a concealed carry permit. House Bill 1249 amends a former 2013 bill that allowed college and university boards to vote to opt out of allowing their faculty and staff to carry a firearm. All colleges and universities in Arkansas voted to opt out. If the bill passes colleges and universities will […]

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    Sulphur Springs Man Facing Internet Stalking Of A Child Charges

    SULPHUR SPRINGS (KFSM) — A man is accused of stalking a child via the internet. Bryan Ashley, 41, faces a felony charge of internet stalking of a child. He was arrested Wednesday (Feb. 15), according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. Ashley was arrested on suspicion of the felony after chatting on the internet with a girl whom he believed to be 13, and had arranged to meet her with the intent of having sex, according to the Sheriff’s Office. He […]

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    No Major Injuries Following Hwy 62 Wreck Near Garfield

    GARFIELD (KFSM) — There were no major injuries reported following a wreck on Highway 62 Wednesday morning (Feb. 15). The wreck happened on Little Sugar Creek Bridge near Garfield, according to Arkansas State Police. The wreck involved two vehicles. Both vehicles were damaged, but no injuries were reported. State troopers directed traffic in the area until the wreck was cleared.

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    Tyson Foods Announces New Leadership Team

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Tyson Foods, Inc. announced a new leadership team on Tuesday (Feb. 14). The new leadership includes: Sally Grimes, President, North American Retail Andy Callahan, President, North American Foodservice & International Noel White, Chief Operations Officer Monica McGurk, Chief Growth Officer Dennis Leatherby, Chief Financial Officer OPEN, Chief Sustainability Officer Scott Rouse, Chief Customer Officer David Van Bebber, General Counsel Devin Graham [Interim], Chief Technology Officer Mary Oleksiuk, Chief Human Resources Officer Tyson Foods announced Donnie King, President […]

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    Grammy Museum Honors Fayetteville High School Teacher

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Fayetteville High School teacher attended the Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 12) after the Grammy Museum awarded him the Jane Ortner Education Award. Fayetteville Public Schools posted on Facebook that English teacher Nathan Strayhorn and his wife attended the awards show in Los Angeles. The Jane Ortner Education Award is given annually by the Grammy Museum to teachers who successfully integrate music in classroom instruction. Strayhorn will return to Los Angeles in a few weeks to formally […]

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    Fayetteville Fire Department Puts Out Several Brush Fires Off Wedington Drive

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Firefighters at the Fayetteville Fire Department confirmed they put out several brush fires off Wedington Drive in Fayetteville on Friday (Feb. 10). The firefighters put out the flames at about 11 a.m. and were continuing to monitor hot spots. One fire was threatening the Cornerstone Apartments behind Casey’s General Store on Interstate 49 and Wedington Drive. Fayetteville Police are controlling traffic in the area and residents reported sights of smoke and fog. The northbound I49 ramp at Wedington is blocked off. […]