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    Senate Democrats Block First Vote On Obama’s Trade Deal

    CBS News – Senate Democrats blocked a vote to begin considering a bill that would speed up congressional approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). With all but one Democrat opposing the bill, President Obama now faces an even tougher battle to conclude the deal. The vote Tuesday would have begun debate on Trade Promotion Authority […]

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    Fort Smith Residents Clean Up Debris Following Severe Storms

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A lot of homeowners in parts of Fort Smith are cleaning up and assessing damage Monday (May 11) after storms swept through the area this weekend. Gene Bruick lives on Free Ferry Road and he’s got a big mess on his hands after the storms brought down one of his trees. “Well, […]

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    Fayetteville Man Accused Of Trying To Burn House With Kids Inside

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A Fayetteville man was arrested on Thursday (May 7) and accused of┬átrying to burn a house down with multiple children inside, police say. Nicholas Rodriguez, 32, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center and faces six counts of attempted capital murder, parole violation, aggravated assault, arson and terrorist threatening, jail records […]

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    Senate Passes Iran Nuclear Bill, Cotton Only One To Vote Against It

    CNN – The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday to give Congress the authority to review an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran, despite vocal opposition from some conservative Republicans who said the bill was not strong enough. The vote was 98 to 1. The lone dissenter was freshman Tom Cotton of Arkansas, a staunch advocate […]

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    Rogers Police Respond To Flipped Car

    ROGERS (KFSM) – The Rogers Fire Department and Rogers Police Department responded to a flipped car on Thursday morning (May 7), officials say. The incident took place before 11:30 a.m. at 12th Street and W. Walnut Street, police said. Traffic was reduced to one lane as a result of the flipped car.

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    Investigation: Work Environment, Lack Of Training Contributed To Faulty Bridge Construction

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- The three-person team appointed by the Washington County Quorum Court released the results of their investigation regarding faulty bridge construction during Tuesday’s (May 5) Quorum Court meeting. The report concludes the work environment and lack of training at the Road Department contributed to the incorrect construction of the Harvey Dowell Bridge east of […]

  • Healthwatch: Tuesday’s Medical News

    Ovarian cancer is traditionally difficult to detect, but that may be about to change. People who have type 2 diabetes, but who are not obese may live longer than others. A new football study shows that most concussions at the high school and college levels happen during practice.

  • Weather Blog: Active This Week

    After a stretch of dry weather with lots of sunshine the rainy days of Spring are posed to return for much of the extended forecast. The bulk of the upper level winds and surface forcing features are actually going to remain just west of our area. The result will be showers and storms weakening as […]

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    Arkansas Rolls Over Alabama To Take Series

    Big fifth inning pushes Arkansas to sixth straight SEC win

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    Micah Neal Seeking Washington County Judge Seat

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – State Rep. Micah Neal said Friday (May 1) he is running for the Washington County judge seat in the 2016 election. With Neal’s decision, former Washington County Assessor Jeff Williams told 5NEWS on Friday he is a candidate for Neal’s current Springdale House seat. Williams, a Republican, ran unsuccessfully last year against […]

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    32-Year-Old Man Dead After Russellville Motorcycle Crash

    RUSSELLVILLE (KFSM) – A 32-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Russellville on Wednesday afternoon (April 29), authorities say. The Russellville Police Department was called to Lakefront Drive at 1:26 p.m. in response to the crash. The man driving the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed, causing him to cross […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Weekend Forecast

    Excellent weather will continue for the first weekend in May with mostly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s to near 80. We’ll see a few more high clouds this weekend compared to the last few days but the rain will hold off until next week. Saturday Afternoon: Expect highs in the 70s to […]