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FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — It’s only the second day of the Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally and bikes can be heard rumbling not just on Dickson Street, but all across Northwest Arkansas. But, the rally isn’t just for men. Plenty of women are hopping on their motorcycles to enjoy the fun. Stacie York is the ultimate biker babe with two motorcycles, and she said she’s been riding for almost a decade. “My brother passed away and he had four motorcycles and…
09.22 / 03:10
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The body of 29-year-old Shawn Miller was found lying in a pond in Jefferson County. The sheriff's office is investigating his cause of…
09.22 / 03:03
thv11.com
Tickets are still available for the 13th Annual Farmers Bank & Trust Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday, October 5 at Southern Arkansas…
09.22 / 02:36
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FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report saying when it comes to antibiotics, too few are in development and it’s likely people’s resistance to antibiotics will surpass the amount of medication being tested. The new study shows a serious lack of antibiotics being developed to help fight the threat of antimicrobial resistance or antibiotics not working. “When you’re taking an antibiotic, you’re trying to kill a…
09.22 / 02:11
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SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Bikers have not only been revving up the streets of Fayetteville, but also all over Northwest Arkansas for celebrations and events related to Bikes, Blues & BBQ. Among the crowds of motorcycles and throngs of people, the military and patriotism play a huge role in the rally. On Thursday (Sept. 21), a military appreciation event was held at Arvest Ball Park for men and women who have served, who are in town for Bikes, Blues & BBQ.…
09.22 / 01:19
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As hopeful growers and sellers are waiting to find out if they'll be granted a license, some labs are already preparing for…
09.22 / 01:13
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A handful of North Little Rock Police officers spent Thursday afternoon at Burns Park getting a feel for their new…
09.22 / 01:13
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Unlike the 50th Anniversary at Central High, the 60th will be held inside the sch…
09.22 / 01:13
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Potential operators of medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries came together at a half-day symposium in Little Rock Wednesday to discuss their expectations of what the new industry will be like. Among the attendees was TV host Montel Williams, who gave the keynote address at the event organized by the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association. Williams has multiple sclerosis, and has long advocated for medicinal cannabis use. His visit had added significance, since he…
09.21 / 23:03
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Copyright 2017 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air . TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. The new documentary "Trophy" stirred a debate at this year's Sundance Film Festival over the complex relationship between big game hunting and wildlife conservation. The co-directors are longtime photojournalists Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau. Film critic David Edelstein has this review. DAVID EDELSTEIN, BYLINE: The documentary "Trophy" touches on African big game hunting, breeding and…
09.21 / 23:03
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When filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick began research for a 10-part PBS documentary on the Vietnam War, they thought they knew the material. After all, Burns was of draft age in 1970, though his draft number was too high for him to be called to serve. But as they began interviewing subjects and sorting through archival footage, Burns and Novick soon came to appreciate just how complicated the war was. "We went in, both of us, with this kind of arrogance about it, and immediately had…
09.21 / 23:03
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Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock cuts 21 positions in various workgroups in Arkansas, including 18 in Little…
09.21 / 22:53
arkansasbusiness.com
Online tuxedo rental company Menguin Inc. of Fayetteville has been acquired for $25 million by competitor Generation Tux of Louisville,…
09.21 / 22:53
arkansasbusiness.com
Kenneth James, president for the Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science, will retire from the organization on Dec. 31, the AAIMS announced…
09.21 / 22:53
arkansasbusiness.com
The new owner of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs hires Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock to assess the property in light of safety concerns raised by the City of Hot…
09.21 / 22:53
arkansasbusiness.com
The Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center will receive $7.4 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through its Agricultural Research S…
09.21 / 22:53
arkansasbusiness.com
Interim word from the hearing in Circuit Court in Fayetteville in which the ACLU and others are challenging the constitutionality of the state law that prevents cities from adopting civil rights ordinances to protect gay people. So far, reports Holly Dickson of the Arkansas ACLU, Judge Doug Martin has ruled that Sen. Bart Hester and Rep. Bob Ballinger, leaders of the effort to protect gay discrimination, must give depositions (sworn, out-of-court testimony) and the state must work with…
09.21 / 22:45
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NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Legendary blues and rock guitarist Jimmie Vaughan, will perform Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in The Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS) at UA–Pulaski Technical College’s Main campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in North Little Rock. Tickets are priced at $125 for VIP premium reserved seating plus entry to the Ben E. Keith Foods VIP Room featuring free food and libations. VIP tickets also include VIP parking and a separate private entrance to the…
09.21 / 20:51
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  POTEAU (KFSM) — Poteau High School will be closed Thursday (Sept. 21) and Friday (Sept. 22) due to a water line break, school officials confirmed. All other Poteau schools are open and will have classes. No word yet on when the line is expected to be repaired for classes to resume. Stay with 5NEWS for more…
09.21 / 20:27
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PETERSBURG, Va. — The remains of a New Jersey man killed 75 years ago during the attack on Pearl Harbor have been positively identified, according to WTVR. It’s impossible to measure a family’s grief — even when decades go by and the remains of their loved one remained unidentified in a mass grave. One family, generations later, still held out hope for a final resolve. A New Jersey man, killed during the first wave on the attack on Pearl Harbor…
09.21 / 20:27
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