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    Security Alert: You Should Delete QuickTime From Your Computer Now

    NEW YORK — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has sent out an urgent alert telling Windows customers to uninstall Apple’s QuickTime program. Apple has pulled support for QuickTime on Windows, the video and audio software that had once been widely used to play movie trailers and other Internet media clips. The company decided this […]

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    Fiscal Session To Fund “Arkansas Works” Begins At Noon

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Arkansas state legislators were in Little Rock Wednesday (April 13) for a fiscal session to approve funding for Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s “Arkansas Works” measure. The joint committee approved the $8.5 billion funding bill for Arkansas Works, and now it will go before the full Senate Thursday (April 14). A vote date […]

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    Carl Albert State College President Speaks About Program Cuts

    SALLISAW (KFSM)—Budget cuts in Oklahoma have forced Carl Albert State College to get rid of several degree and sports programs. CASC President Garry Ivey spoke to 5NEWS following the announcement made Tuesday (April 12). “It`s a difficult time at Carl Albert but we will continue on,” he said. “We already have started that direction.” Ivey […]

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    Benton County Chief Deputy Agrees To Settle Ethics Complaint

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A Benton County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine after an ethics violation was filed against him for using a county car to drive to Florida on vacation on two occasions. Richie Connor sent a letter to the members of the Benton County Quorum Court Tuesday […]

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    Elvis Thacker Trial Begins In LeFlore County, Prosecution Gives Opening Statements

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) — The Elvis Thacker trial started in a LeFlore County courthouse Tuesday afternoon (April 12). Thacker is accused of first-degree murder in the September 2010 death of Briana Ault, after her body was found in a Pocola pond. Investigators said she had been sexually assaulted and her throat had been cut. The […]

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    Brothers Prank Sister Into Believing There’s Been A Zombie Apocalypse After Surgery

    LEESBURG, Va. — Their little sister is too afraid to watch the hit zombie television show The Walking Dead, so brothers Barrett and Cabot Phillips did what any good big brothers would do – they made little sister Millicent live through a zombie apocalypse. Barrett, 25, and Cabot, 22, told their 18-year-old sister Millicent they planned to […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Severe Storms Stay South Today

    The overnight complex of showers and thunderstorms has pushed a boundary (which will later serve as a focal point for storms) to our south. As a result, widespread storms are not anticipated for NW Arkansas or the Greater Fort Smith area. A few scattered showers and even a rumble of thunder are possible this evening […]


    Paris Terror Suspect Mohamed Abrini Arrested In Belgium

    After nearly three weeks of frantic searching, Belgian authorities announced Saturday they had finally arrested and identified the elusive “man in the hat” spotted alongside two suicide bombers who blew themselves up at Brussels Airport on March 22. In a terse evening statement, the Federal Prosecution Office said recently arrested terror suspect Mohamed Abrini had […]

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    Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Show Due To HB2 Law

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his concert in Greensboro on Sunday because of North Carolina’s controversial new LGBT bill. The legendary musician released the following statement on Friday: “As you, my fans, know I’m scheduled to play in Greensboro, North Carolina this Sunday. As we also know, North Carolina has just passed HB2, […]

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    Bentonville Film Festival Announces 2016 Competition Slate

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Bentonville Film Festival announced its 2016 competition slate Thursday (April 7). The film festival, which started in 2015, will be held May 3 through 8 in Bentonville. The festival will feature 34 films in competition including 16 documentaries and 18 narratives and this year is adding a short film competition. The […]

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    Meth Disguised As Smarties Candy Found At California Middle School

    IONE, Calif. –A middle school student in California was caught snorting methamphetamine that had been packaged to look like Smarties candy, reports CBS Sacramento. Officials said staff at Ione Middle School noticed two students behaving oddly during lunch, and saw one student bring what looked like candy to his nose. The school immediately confiscated the […]

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    Bentonville Film Festival Announces 2016 Competition Slate

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The competition slate for the 2016 Bentonville Film Festival was announced on Thursday (April 7). The festival, which is May 3-8, will showcase 34 films in the competition, according to a BFF press release. There will be 16 documentaries and 18 narratives, along with a short film competition. Last year more than 37,000 people […]