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    New Drug Cures Local Woman Of Hepatitis C

    Medical breakthroughs are being made in the fight against Hepatitis C. In fact, a woman from Springdale has become one of the first people in the country to be cured of the disease that attacks the liver, and she spoke with 5NEWS about the new treatment option that saved her life. Carlette Metcalf spends most […]

  • Voters Weigh In On UA Poll Showing Opposition To Statewide Alcohol Sales

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The University of Arkansas on Thursday (Oct. 30) released its annual poll of likely voters, showing more of them were opposed to statewide alcohol sales than for them. The UA poll shows voters opposing 51 percent to 41 percent a measure that would allow the retail sale of alcohol in every Arkansas […]

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    UA Poll Shows Opposition To Statewide Alcohol Sales, Support Of Wage Hike

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The University of Arkansas on Thursday (Oct. 30) released its annual poll of likely voters, showing more of them were opposed to statewide alcohol sales than for them. The UA poll shows voters opposing 51 percent to 41 percent a measure that would allow the retail sale of alcohol in every Arkansas county. […]

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    Lawsuits Filed In Railroad Crash Near West Fork

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Two lawsuits were filed against the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad after the crash on Oct. 16 that left 44 people injured, according to court documents. The lawsuits were filed in Washington County on Oct. 27 on behalf of Margaret K. Harkins, of Lowell, and Corliss Johnson, of Rogers, court documents state. Both were riding the […]

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    Razorbacks Run Past UAB In Homecoming Rout

    Arkansas scores on first six possessions in rout against Blazers

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    KKK Fliers Distributed In Bentonville Neighborhood

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – A Bentonville woman called authorities and said she and several of her neighbors received Ku Klux Klan (KKK) propaganda on their doorsteps on Friday morning (Oct. 24), authorities say. The letter identifies the KKK as a Christian organization and is addressed to “ladies.” It asks the “ladies of America” if they’re tired of: […]

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    Phone Bills Could Go Up in Oklahoma to Fund 911 Call Centers

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFSM) – Cell phone users across Oklahoma could soon be paying higher fees to fund 911 call centers. The reason behind the possible increase being that fewer people are using landlines which means money collected from 911 fees are down. It also means that the 911 call centers are underfunded as a result. […]

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    Train Trips To Continue, As Crash’s Initial Investigation Wraps Up

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The Arkansas & Missouri Railroad company will continue its excursion train trips Thursday, a week after two trains collided near West Fork, injuring 44 people on-board. The announcement comes the same day federal safety investigators said they are wrapping up their preliminary investigation into the collision. The day-long passenger train trips […]

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    Soldier Shot Dead At Canadian War Memorial Near Parliament

    CBS News – A soldier standing guard at Canada’s National War Memorial in Ottawa was shot by an unknown gunman. The gunman was later killed in a shootout inside the nearby Parliament building, police say. Officials announced Wednesday afternoon the soldier later died of his wounds. Police say they are looking for as many as […]

  • Van Buren Mayoral Candidates Expect Close Race Again

    VAN BUREN (KFSM)- For a second time, Max Blake, the general manager of his family-owned construction company will face-off against incumbent Mayor Robert Freeman. “I decided five years ago that I wanted to try and be involved with the city of Van Buren and try and figure out ways I could help grow the city, […]

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    State Rep Wants Answers On Washington County Ballot Glitch

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A local state representative says he wants answers to how candidates’ party affiliations were left off of Washington County digital ballots Monday, the first day of early voting for the November general elections. Rep. Justin Harris (R – West Fork) is afraid some voters’ voices may not be properly heard because […]

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    Center Asks For More Blood Donations After Train Collision Near West Fork

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Local blood center officials are asking for more donations in the wake of Thursday’s train crash near West Fork. A train engine collided with a passenger train, hospitalizing 44 passengers. The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks sent out a notice Thursday night stating the organization is urging blood donors with […]