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 2020-02-20 12:43 

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Border patrol SWAT teams to help ICE track down undocumented immigrants...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nexstar) — The Trump administration says it is preparing to deploy 100 border patrol SWAT teams across US cities to help ICE agents arrest undocumented immigrants. They will help ICE agents track down undocumented immigrants with f...

 2020-02-20 12:39 

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Debate night brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — From the opening bell, Democrats savaged New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised pointed questions about Bernie Sanders' take-no-prisoners politics during a contentious debate Wednesday night that threatened to further mu...

 2020-02-20 12:06 

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Murder trial begins again for Ark. man convicted of murdering young son...

Attorneys interviewed more than a hundred potential jurors in a high profile murder case....

 2020-02-20 12:03 

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 2020-02-20 03:27 

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State Legislators discuss rural ambulance crisis...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Rural ambulance services are having trouble keeping the engines running. Crews get money based on the number of calls they go out to which is a problem for small communities. Wednesday, EMS personnel and advocates met with State Legislat...

 2020-02-20 03:15 

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Group aims to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-Medical marijuana is already legalized in the state of Arkansas but now several groups are pushing to legalize recreational marijuana. The Arkansas Recreational Marijuana Amendment is a proposed amendment to the Arkansas Constitution tha...

 2020-02-20 02:31 

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Group aims to legalize recreational marijuana in Arkansas...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-Medical marijuana is already legalized in the state of Arkansas but now several groups are pushing to legalize recreational marijuana. The Arkansas Recreational Marijuana Amendment is a proposed amendment to the Arkansas Constitution tha...

 2020-02-20 02:28 

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The Latest: Democratic debate begins ahead of Nevada voting...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential campaign and Democratic debate (all times local): 6 p.m. Six Democratic presidential candidates have taken the stage in Las Vegas for a debate ahead of Nevada's caucuses. The Wednesday night d...

 2020-02-20 02:27 

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U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Player Visits Little Rock School...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Emily Sonnett, USWNT player and Orlando Pride star, paid a visit to Little Rock's Episcopal Collegiate School on Wednesday. She answered students' questions, took photos with the kids, and signed autographs. FOX16's N...

 2020-02-20 02:21 

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New gardening program sprouts at Garland County Detention Center...

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. The Garland County Detention Center is sprouting a new program. The Master Gardeners built a green house on the property and are now teaching classes for inmates. At the Garland County Detention Center orange is the new green. Inside ...

 2020-02-20 01:53 

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Debut of First All-Girl Arkansas Wrestling State Championship...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Jack Stephens Center hosts the 2020 Arkansas high school wrestling championships starting on Thursday. For the first time, the tournament will include an all-girl division. FOX16's Nick Walters visits with guys and girls comp...

 2020-02-20 00:34 

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Bill looks to put money in local communities to fight veteran suicide...

Over the last ten years, Congress has tripled the Department of Veterans Affairs...

 2020-02-19 23:59 

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Donna Terrell's 7th annual Yoga Warriors fighting colon cancer...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Colon Cancer is one of the most detectable cancers. It is highly recommended that you get screened especially if you're 45 or older, have a family history or if your'e having symptoms of colon cancer. Dr. Jonathan Laryea,...

 2020-02-19 23:35 

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No. 7 Razorbacks Host Gonzaga In Four-Game Set...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. The No. 7 Arkansas baseball team returns to action with a four-game series against Gonzaga on Feb. 20-23 at Baum-Walker Stadium. GAME TIMES:Thursday (Feb. 20) 2 p.m.Friday (Feb. 21) 3 p.m.Saturday (Feb. 22) 2 p.m.Sunday (Feb. 23) 1 p.m....

 2020-02-19 23:10 

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Experts say there's reason to be hopeful even as coronavirus death toll rises over 2,000...

As the global coronavirus death toll grows past 2,000, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease says the virus is approaching pandemic levels....

 2020-02-19 22:47 

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Love of the Game Runs Deep for Arkansas' Casey Opitz...

To play any sport at the Division I level, a player must have love for the game. But with Arkansas' catcher, Casey Opitz, it's more than that. Baseball is also the way he and his family bond. "My dad played at a college out in Colorado," s...

 2020-02-19 22:28 

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Census Bureau's new ad campaign targets minorities...

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun to roll out a $500 million advertising campaign in anticipation of the 2020 Census....

 2020-02-19 22:27 

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USDA moving forward with new SNAP regulations...

The USDA says it...

 2020-02-19 22:04 

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Mayflower residents not happy as city considers raising water bill by 29%...

MAYFLOWER, Ark. — Families in Mayflower pay some of the highest water bill rates in the state, and now they could be facing another significant increase. Several families say their monthly water bills are well over $100, but some have seen them spik...

 2020-02-19 21:55 

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Social media companies battling misinformation ahead of 2020 election...

Social media companies are gearing up for the 2020 election cycle and hoping to battle misinformation with new rules for political advertising....

 2020-02-19 21:19 

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Derrick LeBlanc Pleased With Group of Linemen in Class of 2020...

Derrick LeBlanc coaches the defensive line at Arkansas. Come inside he talks about some of the recruits and much more....

 2020-02-19 20:03 

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Time Change: Thursday's Softball Game Moved To 2:30 P.M....

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. The University of Arkansas softball team's home opener against Boston University has been moved up to a 2:30 p.m. first pitch on Thursday, Feb. 20, at Bogle Park in Fayetteville. The game was originally slated for a 4:30 p.m. start ...

 2020-02-19 19:50 

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Girl Scout cookies arrive, sales begin Feb. 21...

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Girl Scout cookie season has arrived! The North Hills Service Unit cookie drop took place Wednesday in North Little Rock. Girl Scout leaders, co-Leaders and volunteers picked up cases of cookies at this "mega-drop." Booth s...

 2020-02-19 19:45 

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Ryan Newman released from hospital days after Daytona 500 crash...

Ryan Newman is "fully alert and walking around" a Florida hospital just two days after a horrific crash in the final lap of the Daytona 500....

 2020-02-19 19:11 

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Old school burns in Jacksonville...

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. A school building that has been vacant for years has been damaged by fire. The blaze sent firefighters to the scene at 108 S. Oak Street on Wednesday afternoon. Flames could be seen rising from the roof as firefighters battled the blaze...

 2020-02-19 18:35 

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Fox 16 Investigates: Texts from a teacher and the sex crime that resulted in probation...

FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. — Nearly two years ago, a high school art teacher in Mayflower was arrested for having sex with one of her students, a 17-year-old boy. Jessica Kaplan pleaded guilty to the crime, and last month. The 32-year-old wife and mother...

 2020-02-19 17:52 

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Virus fears hurting Chinatowns in US...

NEW YORK (AP) In major U.S. cities, Asian American businesses are seeing a remarkable decline in customers as fear about the viral outbreak from China spreads. City and health officials are trying to staunch the financial bleeding through information camp...

 2020-02-19 17:49 

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Attorney General Rutledge sues a Hot Springs woman operating as a money mule in multi-million dollar Jamaican scheme...

LITTLE ROCK (News Release) Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a lawsuit today against a Hot Springs woman who facilitated a multi-million dollar international sweepstakes scheme. The complaint alleges that Jean Butler, 73, is funneling fraudu...

 2020-02-19 17:45 

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Ryan Newman walking around, playing with daughters in hospital 2 days after Daytona 500 wreck...

Ryan Newman is "fully alert and walking around" a Florida hospital just two days after a horrific crash in the final lap of the Daytona 500....

 2020-02-19 17:28 

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Greenwood Linebacker Jordan Hanna Holds One Offer, More to Come...

One of the state...

 2020-02-19 17:23 

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NOW: Arkansas School for the Deaf researching burial ground...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. In October, a stunning discovery was made underneath The Arkansas School for the Deaf. A real-life crypt with unknown contents was found just six inches below the campus. We learned the school has more than a century of rich history that...

 2020-02-19 16:39 

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Russellville City Council to vote on prohibiting recreational marijuana proposal...

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. The Russellville City Council plans to have a second reading on a proposal regarding prohibiting recreational marijuana. The agenda items says members will vote on a proposed ordinance that would prohibit sales of recreational marijuana...

 2020-02-19 16:32 

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Firefighter killed in California library fire; 2 teens accused of starting it...

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KGPE/KSEE) — The Porterville Fire Department released the name of the firefighter killed in the Porterville library fire Tuesday. Tuesday's blaze started shortly after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Thurman and Main Street. T...

 2020-02-19 15:56 

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Rapper Pop Smoke fatally shot in Hollywood Hills home invasion...

(NBC News)- Rapper Pop Smoke was fatally shot Wednesday morning during a home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California, multiple sources told NBC News. The Brooklyn-born artist, whose real name was Bashar Jackson, was 20. Jackson released his breakout hit ...

 2020-02-19 14:54 

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Good Earth...

In this week's Good Earth segment Greg Curtis explains how to properly trim your Crepe Myrtle!...

 2020-02-19 14:46 

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Pete Buttigieg kicks off Arkansas campaign...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Following a first-place finish in Iowa, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is setting up shop here in Arkansas ahead of Super Tuesday. The Pete for America campaign held an organizational meeting in Little Rock. About 150 ...

 2020-02-19 14:27 

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Building Relationships: Gas lighters...

In this week's Building Relationships segment, Christina Hopson Allen explains gas lighting, and how to handle a gas lighter within our life....

 2020-02-19 14:25 

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Arkansas represented at Scripps National Spelling Bee...

Dozens of Arkansas kids put their spelling knowledge to the test, and one came out on top as the state's top speller. 10-year-old Thomas Sinclair is from Garland County and will represent the state in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. You can learn m...

 2020-02-19 14:12 

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Flu deaths rise to 56 in Arkansas for 2019-2020 season, 2,400+ confirmed cases in the last week...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The Arkansas Department of Health reports 10 people have died from the flu within the last week. According to the weekly flu report released Wednesday, 56 Arkansans have died from the flu this season. According to the report, one of the...

 2020-02-19 12:48 

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Too early to say whether virus threatens Olympics, WHO says...

GENEVA (AP) — Despite a virus outbreak spreading from China, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday it's much too soon to say whether the Tokyo Olympics are at risk of being cancelled or moved. Tokyo organizers and the Internation...

 2020-02-19 12:24 

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5 questions for next Democratic debate, Mike Bloomberg's 1st...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There's a new kid in town for the ninth Democratic debate, Mike Bloomberg, the self-funding billionaire presidential candidate. Five questions ahead of the faceoff Wednesday night in Las Vegas: HOW DOES BLOOMBERG STACK UP? No ca...

 2020-02-19 12:04 

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 2020-02-19 04:11 

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Hogs fight but fall in Gainesville, again, as Florida runs away, 73-59...

The Arkansas Razorbacks had not won in Gainesville, Fla., in 25 years, and despite a couple of significant runs that gave them a chance to finally break through on Tuesday the Florida Gators slammed the door with a 17-7 game-finishing run to win going awa...

 2020-02-19 03:00 

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SEARCHING FOR SOLUTIONS: Our House, ARcare team up for weekly telehealth clinics...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. A new program at Our House has connected clients with doctors through telemedicine. Landry Harris used to live at the homeless facility, but has now moved out on her own. She was one of the many Our House clients who utilized the facilit...

 2020-02-19 01:42 

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Ryan Newman Daytona 500 crash shows racing never truly safe...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt's death on the final lap of the Daytona 500 may have saved Ryan Newman's life. Earnhardt died 19 years ago Tuesday, the same day Roush Fenway Racing said Newman was awake and talking to doctors and f...

 2020-02-19 01:36 

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NASCAR safety innovations helped save Ryan Newman's life...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — It wasn't a miracle, it was science. Decades of innovation and hard work behind the scenes was tested in the final lap of Monday's Daytona 500. On his way to the finish line, Ryan Newman spun out and crashed. He wen...

 2020-02-19 00:34 

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Student accuses Pine Bluff High School Principal of sexual harassment...

PINE BLUFF, Ark. — A former Pine Bluff High School student filed a lawsuit against the Principal sexually harassed him. It's the latest claim to be filed against Dr. Michael Nellums and the fourth lawsuit against him. According to the lawsuit, t...

 2020-02-19 00:16 

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Aid for Puerto Rico following devastating earthquakes could be in jeopardy...

The fate of an emergency aid package for Puerto Rico is in the hands of the Senate, and the future of the funding is uncertain....

 2020-02-18 23:36 

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ICYMI: A father is still looking for his missing son in Beebe...

Beebe, Ark. — A 34-year-old Beebe man has been since June of 2019 after his truck was found sitting at the Economy Inn in Beebe....

 2020-02-18 23:35 

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Digital Original: Fraternity president wears women's clothing & receives overwhelming support from peers and campus...

BATESVILLE, Ark. One young man is showing that how you look on the outside doesn't make a great leader. Timothy Tignor. 20, is a political science major at Lyon College in Batesville. He says growing up he liked dressing up in girl clothing. Tignor ha...

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