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    Garrett’s Blog: NWS Upgrades To Winter Storm Warning

    A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for most of the area with Winter Weather Advisories also in effect. The difference between a “warning” and “advisory” deals snow accumulation. In the areas where 4″+ of snow or .25″ of ice are possible (it doesn’t mean it will happen, but it means it’s a possibility) […]


    Garrett’s Blog: All 4 Precipitation Types Expected By Midnight

    All 4 precipitation types are expected later this evening as warm air erodes the cold layer at the surface. This image shows midnight with rain in SE Oklahoma, Snow in NW Arkansas, Sleet in NWA & parts of the RV. Conditions will vary from location-to-location. For the rest of Saturday, expect intermittent snow with accumulations likely. […]

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    Road Conditions In NWA, River Valley

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, RIVER VALLEY (KFSM)-Another round of winter weather swept through our area Saturday (Feb. 28). This led to messy road conditions and several accidents. The roads are slick, especially on bridges and overpasses, according to state police. As traffic picks up throughout the morning, city streets departments are working diligently to keep the roads […]

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    Sparks Health System Heart Expo

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The snow didn’t stop crowds from packing out the Fort Smith Convention Center for a free health screening Saturday (Feb. 28). People from all over made their way out to the Sparks Heart Expo, all in an effort to live a healthier lifestyle. Event directors said the event was held since February […]

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    Deal or Dud: Younique Fiber Lash Mascara

    Most ladies want long, beautiful eyelashes. Younique’s Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes claims to give you a 300% increase in volume and thickness, according to the company’s website. Is this a deal or dud product? Like many busy women, Fayetteville residents Cayleigh Herlein and Krystle Smith are always on the go with their two-year-old boys, but […]

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    Cox Communications Opposes Recent FCC Vote On Net Neutrality

    (KFSM) – Cox Communications, a provider of Internet, cable and phone services, released a statement on Thursday (Feb. 26) saying the company opposed the FCC’s recent vote on net neutrality. On Thursday, the FCC voted to adopt net neutrality policies and regulate the Internet under Title II of the 1934 Communications Act, which currently applies […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Very Active Pattern Continues

    The extremely active pattern will continue for at least the next week with chances to see more sleet, snow, and thunderstorms. For Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley none of the systems look as disruptive as the last few; however there are some trouble spots that bear watching. To organize and make sense out of […]

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    No Federal Civil Rights Charges In Trayvon Martin Case

    CBS News – Three years after teen Trayvon Martin was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., setting off a national debate on race and gun laws, the Department of Justice announced Monday it had concluded that there is not enough evidence to bring civil rights charges in the case. Attorney General Eric Holder […]

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    Justice Department Asks Judge To Halt Immigration Ruling, Seeks Appeal

    CBS News – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a motion to appeal a Texas judge’s decision to block President Obama’s executive action meant to defer deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants and is asking that judge to lift his injunction that bans the government from accepting applications for relief. The government appealed to […]

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    Arkansas Defensive End Arrested Early Sunday

    Tevin Beanum was arrested in Fayetteville and booked for DWI

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    Garrett’s Blog: ‘This Weekend: Rain, Then Snow’

    After a chilly and raw day on Friday our attention turns to the weekend and the numerous disturbances and cold fronts that will be sweeping across the area. Rain with a few claps of thunder will be possible Friday night into Saturday morning with rainfall totals nearing 1/2″ to 1″ across much of the area. […]

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    Family Member’s Dogs Killed Johnson County Man, Sheriff Says

    JOHNSON COUNTY (KFSM) – The Coal Hill man found dead in the woods near his home earlier this month died from “canine injuries” from a family member’s dogs, according to newly-revealed autopsy results. Fredrick Crutchfield, 63, was found dead Feb. 4 by a family member. Investigators sent his body to the Arkansas State Crime Lab […]