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49ers QB sits during national anthem in protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he refused to stand during the national anthem before Friday's preseason game in protest of the country's racial inequalities.

Published: Sun, 28 Aug 2016 03:46:25 GMT

University of Arkansas students host drive for flood victims

Students at the University of Arkansas will collect donations Saturday to help people affected by flooding in Baton Rouge.

Published: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:31:55 GMT

Police: Two stabbed to death in Springdale this morning

Police say Dustin Price stabbed his mother and stepfather to death.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:47:16 GMT

Money raised for K-9 officer GPS trackers

Two companies are paying for GPS trackers for all K-9 officers in Sebastian County.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:56:21 GMT

Gag order issued in Cpl. Cooper murder case

A judge granted a defense mention for a gag order in the case of the man charged with murdering Cpl. Bill Cooper.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:15:53 GMT

Arkansas asks court to vacate order blocking abortion law

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office is asking a federal appeals court to allow the state to enforce its restrictions on the abortion pill, saying the law protects the integrity of the medical profession.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:58:34 GMT

Walmart investigating maker of "high-end" bedsheets maker

U.S. retailers including J.C. Penney and Wal-Mart are scrutinizing whether sheets Welspun India Ltd. had said were high-end Egyptian cotton were actually cheaper knock-offs, questions that have sent the textile company's shares plunging more than 40 percent.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:08:11 GMT

West Fork Schools lockdown lifted; gun revealed as toy

The lockdown on West Fork Schools was lifted Friday morning, Superintendent John Karnes told 40/29 News.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:35:53 GMT

911 transcript released in toddler's death investigation

A 2-year-old boy's body has been found in Madison County, according to Sgt. Rusty Johnson with Arkansas Game & Fish.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:06:53 GMT

Fun with the Family at 32nd Frisco Fest in Rogers

Frisco Fest returns to Downtown Rogers Friday and Saturday, August 26-27 for its 32nd year.

Published: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:29:57 GMT