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    Glenn Latham Running For Benton County Sheriff

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – Glenn Latham has become the second candidate to announce he is running for Benton County sheriff against incumbent Kelley Cradduck. Latham, a senior systems administrator at Walmart, is a former detective in the sheriff’s offices in Benton and Washington counties. “We have two choices in life; accept things as they are, or […]

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    Officer Files Lawsuit Against Centerton, Claims Gender Discrimination

    CENTERTON (KFSM) – A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Centerton on behalf of a Centerton Police officer who claims she was denied a promotion because of her gender. The lawsuit was filed on July 2 in U.S. District Court in the Western District of Arkansas Officer Jami Yarbrough claims that because of her […]

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    Fourth Of July Fancy Foods With NWA Foodie

    One of the many staples of summertime is grilling, and plenty of people will fire up their grills while celebrating the 4th of July. Lyndi Fultz, better known as NWA Foodie, did some grilling for us at her home and shared some simple ways to make a traditional meal a little fancier. “There are three […]

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    Ark. Senate Republicans To Propose Legislation Securing Religious Freedoms

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – The Arkansas Senate Republican Caucus unanimously pledged to propose legislation that would ensure the recent Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage across the U.S. doesn’t infringe on religious freedoms of churches and pastors in The Natural State, according to a news release. “In light of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision about same-sex […]

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    Click Here To See The Arkansas Counties Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Following the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, some Arkansas counties started issuing same-sex marriage licenses, officials say. The following counties are issuing same-sex marriage licenses: Washington Benton Carroll Pope Madison Polk Sebastian Johnson Logan On Friday (June 26), Governor Asa Hutchinson issued the following statement on the gay marriage […]

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    Pea Ridge National Military Park Ends Sales Of Confederate Flags

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) – Pea Ridge National Military Park Superintendent Kevin Eads said the company that runs the gift shop at the park is pulling its confederate flag merchandise. Eads confirmed this came as a result of discussions about the message the flag carries, following the shootings at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. “One […]

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    14-Year-Old Girl Dies In Jet Ski Collision On Beaver Lake

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) -A 14-year-old girl died Thursday (June 11) following a Jet Ski collision on Beaver Lake, according to the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. The accident took place at 9654 Prairie Creek Marina Road just before 6 p.m. Two eyewitnesses described the wreck as horrific. They told 5NEWS the 14-year-old was driving full-speed […]

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    Report: More Than $6 Million Worth Of Damage Done During May Flooding

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – More than $6 million worth of damage was done in Arkansas as a result of flooding during May, officials say. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (working with FEMA) estimated the amount after completing preliminary assessments of all of the damage, according to a news release. In total, 370 Arkansas homes were […]

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    Sebastian Co. Shelter Resuming Adoptions After Puppy Found With Distemper

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) – A Sebastian County animal shelter is resuming dog adoptions after a puppy tested positive for Canine Distemper on June 19, according to a news release. The Sebastian County Humane Society ceased all dog adoptions last week after a puppy was found to have the deadly virus. Canine Distemper is a “very serious […]

  • NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27:  Kids play in the Dry Dock pool in Mahattan's East Village on the first day of the city's outdoor pool season on June 27, 2013 in New York City. The pool and neighboring buildings were flooded by Superstorm Sandy. The neighborhood is recovering and all 55 public outdoor city pools were able to open today on the first day of the season.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    CDC Says Red Eyes At The Pool Caused By Urine, Not Chlorine

    NEW YORK – As summer begins, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is dropping a gross bombshell on swimmers explaining why their eyes burn in the pool. Most swimmers believe that red, stinging eyes in the pool are caused by chlorine. While this isn’t completely false, there’s another disgusting element that creates the burning. […]

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    FTC Names Five Area Funeral Homes With Pricing Violations

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – The Federal Trade Commission has revealed the five funeral homes that it found to have price list disclosure violations during a series of undercover inspections. On May 5, the FTC published a report detailing the results of a series of undercover inspections. Investigators found multiple failures to disclose pricing information to customers […]

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    Puppy At Sebastian County Shelter Tests Positive For Canine Distemper

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) – A puppy at the Sebastian County Humane Society animal shelter tested positive for Canine Distemper, according to a news release. As a result, the humane society announced on Friday (June 19) that it will be temporarily suspending all dog adoptions, the release states. The virus is not transmissible to cats, officials […]