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  1. 2 Arkansans killed in eastern Oklahoma crashRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    ... Diana Lozano were both dead at the scene of the crash near Roland in Sequoyah County. Both victims were from Fort Smith. An OHP report says the two were westbound on a county road in a car driven by Skiver when the car went off the roadway about ...

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  2. Fort Smith Man And Woman Killed In Sequoyah County Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Fort Smith man and woman were killed in a Sequoyah County car crash on Thursday , police say. Diana Lozano, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, and her body will be transferred to the medical examiner's office in Tulsa, according to a crash report.

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  3. Two Killed in Sequoyah County Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    Two people are dead after crashing their car near Roland early Thursday morning, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Quentin Skiver, 32, and Diana Lozano, 28, both of Fort Smith were driving at high speeds along county road East 1120, when Skiver lost control of the vehicle, according to an accident report.

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  4. Salvation Army Dishes Up Thanksgiving For Those in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Salvation Army in Fort Smith is getting ready to serve up a big Thanksgiving Dinner for those in need Thursday . Organizers say they've got 37 turkeys ready to be smoked this morning.

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  5. Dixie Belles Perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

    13 Dixie Belles from Southside High School in Fort Smith are taking part in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The group has been in New York for six days now, and have had many rehearsals over the past few days in preparation for the big day. Even ...

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  6. Is your child's helmet truly offering the best protection from head injuries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 4029TV.com

    ... COMPARED TO THE RANKINGS FROM VIRGINIA TECH. MOST OF THEM WERE USING 4 OR 5 HELMETS. SOME USED A 2 STAR HELMET. FORT SMITH HAD A 1-STAR HELMET IN THEIR INVENTORY. THE GENERALNO CARRIERRINGRINGCONNECT 38400+++ SURPRISING. 40/29 CALLED ATHLETIC ...

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  7. News DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... sted? Send your resume, application, and references to Van Comer, General Manager, KFSM-TV/KXNW-TV, P.O. Box 369, Fort Smith, AR 72902, or e-mail jobs@kfsm.com . No phone calls please.

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  8. Feeding Your Pets During The HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... clinic in the days following Thanksgiving." Dr. Henderson is a veterinarian at the Eastside Animal Hospital in Fort Smith. He said to be careful when feeding the Thanksgiving feast to your pets. "They will feed them scraps," said Dr. Henderson. ...

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  9. 5NEWS Fit: No Excuse MomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... California mother of three who posted a picture with the caption: What's your excuse? Maria Kang's story inspired Fort Smith mother of two Breann Glass to live an active, healthy lifestyle. She's now group leader for No Excuse Moms Fort Smith . ...

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  10. Fort Smith 2015 Budget Plan: No Layoffs, But Some Hiring FreezesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Fort Smith Board of Directors agreed in principle Tuesday night on a city budget for next year that includes raises, but leaves out layoffs that previously had been mentioned as a possibility. Some city directors had worried the 2015 budget could not include raises without clearing the money by cutting 13 jobs, as was presented in a budget option drawn up by city administrator Ray Gosack.

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  11. The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith lights up for the holidaysRead the original story

    Tuesday | The City Wire

    Four year-old Jackson Cronkhite and his sister, seven year-old Lily, brave the cold to see the light display. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith .

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  12. Holiday Inn In Downtown Fort Smith Sold, Will Undergo RenovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    A property development group based in Mississippi has bought the Fort Smith Holiday Inn City Center and expects to renovate it into a new hotel, according to the group's president. Arkansas Hospitality Group, LLC finalized the sale of the hotel Friday .

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  13. New Bomb Squad Robot Gets NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    Students at one elementary school had a special visitor today from the bomb squad at Fort Smith Fire Department - but they weren't responding to a threat. "I thought it was going to be a regular assembly actually," sixth-grader Clayton Hartwig said.

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  14. Oven Safety While Cooking For ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... day or two. But before you turn on your oven there are some safety tips you should keep in mind. We talked to the Fort Smith Fire Department on how people can learn to prepare their ovens for the holidays. "The intial advice to people that are going ...

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  15. Board President Wants To Ban Political Rallies At Schools, Calls...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Fort Smith School Board president wants to ban partisan political rallies on school grounds, calling President Bill Clinton's rally at Northside High School earlier this month "inappropriate". School Board President Deanie Mehl said the school district received complaints from parents following the Nov. 2 rally, which was used by Clinton to stump for area Democrats, including Sen. Mark Pryor .

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  16. One Dead After Being Ejected From Truck In LeFlore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... from the vehicle but survived, according to the report. She was taken to Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith and then transferred to another hospital in Oklahoma City, the report states. Seat belts were not in use during the accident, and ...

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  17. Oxane Materials to close Van Buren plant, estimated 70 jobs lostRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The City Wire

    ... employ 350 by the end of 2013. That expansion never fully materialized. Obviously, the closing will not help a Fort Smith metro labor market that has not recovered from the Great Recession. The size of the Fort Smith regional workforce during ...

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  18. Sales tax revenue up for Fort Smith in October reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The City Wire

    ... City Wire, and sponsored by Arvest Bank. Supporting sponsors of The Compass Report are Cox Communications and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. City and countywide sales tax revenue has improved in recent months, but is struggling to meet ...

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  19. Fort Smith metro homes sales remain on positive trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The City Wire

    ... City Wire, and sponsored by Arvest Bank. Supporting sponsors of The Compass Report are Cox Communications and the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. Home sales in the region were up double digits in October, the second month in a row that ...

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  20. Sebastian County officials set to again review 2015 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The City Wire

    ... will be held at 6 p.m. in the Quorum Courtroom located on the second floor of the Sebastian County Courthouse in Fort Smith.

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