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    Major Aftershock Hits Nepal A Day After Cataclysmic Earthquake

    NEPAL (CNN) – A powerful aftershock jolted Nepal on Sunday as the Himalayan nation struggled to cope with the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake that had struck a day earlier, killing more than 2,000 people and leveling scores of buildings. The magnitude of the new quake Sunday was initially estimated at 6.7 by the U.S. […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Severe Risk Diminishing

    The rain and cloud cover today was even more than I thought it would be. As a result the temperatures are lower and instability is lower which has nearly eliminated the severe weather risk. In fact, the Storm Prediction Center lowered the risk this afternoon to Marginal which means the chance for any severe storms […]

  • Healthwatch: Using Ultrasound to Heal Alzheimers

    It’s one word, but there may not be a bigger fear out there for many of us for ourselves, for our parents, but technology used for expectant mothers is offering some pretty exciting hoiping in the fight against Alzheimers.

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    Majority Oppose ‘Religious Freedom’ Laws That Could Discriminate

    CNN – Nearly 6 in 10 Americans say that businesses that provide wedding-related services should be required to provide those services to same-sex couples in the same way they would all other customers, even if they have religious objections. A new CNN/ORC poll finds 57% feel businesses such as caterers or florists should be required […]

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    White House: U.S. Drone Strikes Killed Two Al Qaeda Hostages

    CBS News – The White House said Thursday that a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages, an American and an Italian who were being held by al Qaeda. U.S. officials tell CBS News that the operations were CIA drone strikes conducted on the 14 and 19th of January in the Afghan-Pakistan […]


    Teenager Returned To Mexico From United States After Identity Mistake

    (CNN) — It’s a case of mistaken identity that reached international proportions. A 14-year-old girl was returned to Mexico from Texas on Wednesday after DNA tests showed she’s not related to a woman who claimed the teenager was her daughter. Mexican federal police seized Alondra Luna Nuñez on Friday in the colonial city of Guanajuato, […]


    Blue Bell Recalls All Ice Cream Products Over Listeria Concerns

    CNN — After weeks of gradual recalls, Blue Bell Creameries is now pulling all of its products off the shelves. The company is recalling its ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and other frozen treats because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the company said Monday. Three people have died and five others have fallen […]

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    As Campaigns Launch, Poll Finds GOP Field Stays Tight

    CNN – With the ranks of declared 2016 presidential candidates growing, a new CNN/ORC poll finds the contests for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations solidifying around two key points: Hillary Clinton dominates everyone on the Democratic side, while no one has broken out of the pack on the Republican side. The recent formal entries […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Saturday’s Forecast

    An upper level low is creeping east today with scattered showers and thunderstorms moving in from out west. Expected areas of rain throughout the day on Saturday with a very small severe risk. There will be breaks in the rain so it won’ t be nonstop all day but generally speaking rain will be a […]

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    Two Suspects Facing Murder Charges In Booneville Man’s Death

    BOONEVILLE (KFSM)- Two suspects are facing homicide charges in the death of a Booneville man, according to a press release from the Logan County Sheriff’s Office. On Friday (April 17), The Logan County Prosecutor’s Office has filed charges of first-degree murder, aggravated robbery and possession of firearms by certain persons against Nick Charles Stoicu, 40, […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Rain Continues, Another Low Arrives

    A large upper low pressure system that is cut-off from the jet stream continues to give us below normal temperatures, cloudy skies, and frequent rain chances. This low will leave the area on Wednesday with a break in the rain on Thursday before another (and similar low) arrives over the weekend. The weekend system will […]

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    Report: Bella Vista Man Accused Of Killing Child Had Prior Rape Allegations

    JONESBORO (KFSM) – A Bella Vista man accused of killing his six-year-old son had two prior allegations of rape in Jonesboro in 2004, according to incident reports from the Jonesboro Police Department. Mauricio Alejandro Torres, 45, and Cathy Lynn Torres, 43, were arrested on April 6 following the death of Maurice Isaiah Torres and are […]