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  1. Flag waving for the Lost Cause on the July 4 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arkansas Times

    ... flags on public spaces in Arkansas. /more/ The Southwest Times Record reports - unsurprisingly - that a Fort Smith School Board move to remove Confederate trappings from Fort Smith Southside High School has drawn plenty of flack, along with some ...

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  2. Fort Smith Police Prepared For Increase In 911 Calls Fourth Of July WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    Last year the Fort Smith Police Department said they received nearly triple the amount of 911 calls they get on a normal day. "I think last year our official number [was] 2,877 total calls for the entire day," dispatcher Giselle Elmore said.

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  3. More Than 250 People Attend Van Buren Confederate Flag RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... and I`m going to stand by it, and nobody`s going to take it away from me." Another group called Together Fort Smith also held a rally Friday night in Fort Smith. According to their Facebook group, their mission is to emphasize unity and they do not ...

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  4. Mayor Of Fort Smith Hosts Annual Firework ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

    One area where thousands are expected is the Riverfront Park in Fort Smith where Mayor Sandy Sanders will host his annual firework show on Saturday . The pyrotechnician who gets the Mayor's Fourth of July celebration all set up along the Riverfront is headed into town on Friday .

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  5. Fort Smith attorney pushes back against ending use of Rebel mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The City Wire

    Fort Smith attorney and former Fort Smith Public School Board member Joey McCutchen is pushing back against the effort to change the Southside High School mascot. He says ending use of the Rebel mascot "will not do anything to improve race relations."

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  6. Fort Smith Man Sentenced To 60 Years In Prison For Murder, Rape Of NieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... run the terms consecutively. Nichols died Oct. 15, 2014 after Davis took her to Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith and was diagnosed with having severe internal injuries. An autopsy from the Arkansas State Crime Lab later revealed evidence ...

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  7. Public Notices 07/02/2015Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Pagosa Springs SUN

    ... a copy of the referenced Complaint, please contact the Plaintiff's Attorney, John D. Alford, at P.O. Box 11470, Fort Smith, AR 72917. In accordance with C.R.C.P. 121 Sec. 1-26(9), the signed original of this document is on file at the office of John ...

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  8. Fort Smith Fire Marshal Explains Firework Safety TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... and cherry bombs. But there are some safety tips you definitely need to keep in mind when you shoot them off. Fort Smith Fire Marshal Carey St. Cyr said the most important thing is that children aren't allowed to light or shoot off fireworks. Only ...

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  9. The Video Wire: Bordello, bikinis, burgers, beer and bleepsRead the original story

    Thursday | The City Wire

    Reports about sizeable increases at Miss Laura's historic bordello, a disturbing story about a bikini car wash fundraiser in Fort Smith and a bleeping bleepfest are part of Dawson Meadows' report this week.

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  10. Collective Versus Individual "Vision"Read the original story

    Thursday | The City Wire

    The word "Vision" appears to be the latest buzz word among some Fort Smith leadership. State Sen Jake Files said Wednesday, Fort Smith is at a "critical crossroads" and challenged folks to have more vision and passion for what Fort Smith can be.

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  11. Garrett's Blog: July Outlook is Cooler Than NormalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... as, normal highs climb from 87Ao at the start of the month to around 90Ao at the end of the month. In the Greater Fort Smith area, normal highs climb from 92Ao to 94Ao with a little over 3" on average.

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  12. Employment rising in Fort Smith area, but remains below pre-Recession levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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. Employment in the Fort Smith metro was up more than 3,200 jobs in May compared to May 2014, ...

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  13. Attorney General Kane sues nursing home chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    State Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Wednesday accused a nursing home chain of failing to provide basic care for elderly residents at 14 of its facilities, including four in western Pennsylvania. In a Commonwealth Court lawsuit, Fort Smith, Arkansas-based Golden Gate National Senior Care LLC was accused of violating the unfair trade practices and consumer protection law by leaving incontinent residents in soiled diapers, failing to give residents showers or other personal care services and other offenses.

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  14. Judge Dismisses Sanctions, Grants Summary Judgement In Police Whistleblower CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The case deals with current and former police employees Don Bales, Wendall Sampson and Rick Entmeier against the City of Fort Smith. Cox dismissed the first motion which was filed against the city for being suspected of hacking the computer of the officers' lawyer , Matt Campbell.

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  15. Forget symbols: Racial disparities are measurableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Arkansas Times

    ... flags on public spaces in Arkansas. /more/ The Southwest Times Record reports - unsurprisingly - that a Fort Smith School Board move to remove Confederate trappings from Fort Smith Southside High School has drawn plenty of flack, along with some ...

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  16. Jeep Destroyed In Fire on U.S. 64 Near Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Roland Fire Department was on the scene after a Jeep caught fire between Fort Smith and Roland on U.S. 64 in front of Cheyenne Gentleman's Club.

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  17. Looking at options, GOP says of rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NWAonline

    ... mission in con... Read>> A Sebastian County Circuit judge Tuesday dismissed the whistleblower lawsuit of a former Fort Smith police officer and two current officers after ruling they did not refute... Read>>

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  18. Nothing for jury to see, judge says in tossing lawmen's suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NWAonline

    A Sebastian County Circuit judge Tuesday dismissed the whistleblower lawsuit of a former Fort Smith police officer and two current officers after ruling they did not refute the city's arguments and their lawsuit lacked issues for a jury to decide. Circuit Judge James Cox, ruling from the bench after a two-hour hearing, said the officers had to present some proof of the arguments in their case to refute the city's supporting evidence that summary judgment should be granted.

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  19. Ex-doctor says guilty of sex-abuse attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NWAonline

    A former Ash Flat doctor pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to enticing a mother to cross state lines so he could have sex with her 4-year-old daughter. The mother turned out to be an undercover Fort Smith police officer, who set up the tryst over the Internet with Donald Wayne Lamoureaux in February as part of a task force operation to catch child pornographers.

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  20. Odds build against reinstating business license fees in Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The City Wire

    An informal survey of the Fort Smith Board of Directors places the odds against the city reinstating a business license fee to cover a shortfall in the city's pension contributions for police and fire employees. According to City Administrator Ray Gosack, the city's LOPFI fund will be insolvent by 2021.

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