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    Arkansas Man Wins The Lottery

    (Little Rock, AR) An Arkansas man says he’s a millionaire thanks to his granddaughter. Donald Duke says he was in a convenience store when his granddaughter told him he needed to buy a Millionaire Madness scratch-off ticket. Duke says he had no plans to buy a lottery ticket, but his granddaughter insisted. Duke scratched off the bar code on the $20 dollar ticket and checked it with a lottery validating machine. The machine said he needed to get his prize […]

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    Farmer Grows Pink Pumpkins

    (Chino Valley, AZ) An Arizona farmer is growing pink pumpkins for Halloween. The farmer used cross-pollination to come up with the color but didn’t realize they would be so pink. Now he’s turning his mistake into a good deed. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The farmer will sell the pink pumpkins and donate all the money to a Breast Cancer charity. He hopes to raise at least $25,000.    

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    The Muppets Take D.C.

    (Washington, D.C.) The iconic Muppets are going to Washington, D.C. The Smithsonian Museum says Miss Piggy, Cookie Monster and 18 other Muppets made famous by Jim Henson will be on display starting in March of 2014. Kermit the Frog and a couple of other Muppets are already on display. The collection was donated to the Smithsonian by Jim Henson’s family.


    World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel

    (Las Vegas, NV) The finishing touches are underway on the world’s tallest Ferris wheel in Las Vegas. The High Roller Ferris Wheel is part of a major expansion project for Caesers Entertainment. The Ferris wheel will be 55 stories tall. The wheel is being built between the Flamingo and Harrah’s Casino on the Vegas Strip. The ride has 28 enclosed cabins that can each carry up to 40 passengers. One revolution will take about 30 minutes to complete. The Ferris […]

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    Betty White Sets TV Record

    (Hollywood, CA) Betty White has set a world record. The 91-year-old actress is now in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest television career by a female entertainer. White made in her debut in 1939, before television sets were even popular. Since then she has starred in hit series like “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “The Golden Girls” and is currently on the show “Hot in Cleveland.” Her career spans 74 years.  


    Teen Owns Multi-Million Dollar Company

    (Ozark, MO) A Missouri high school student who started his own company two years ago is now a millionaire. 15-year-old Jaylen Bledsoe owns Bledsoe Technologies. It’s a company that helps small businesses use new technology. Bledsoe started the company when he was 13. After two years, the business has grown from two employees to 150 and the company is now valued at $3.5 million. Bledsoe says his mentor is Scott C. Schnuck, the man who found the Schnucks grocery store […]

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    Driver Fought Police Officer

    The scene played out on the busy Bill Morris Parkway, between the Kirby and Riverdale exits.

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    Campbell’s Recalls Cans Of Swanson Chicken Broth

    The 14.5-oz. cans are of Swanson's 100 percent natural chicken broth, with a "use by" date of Jan. 23, 2015.


    Arkansas Man Wins Lottery Twice

    (Little Rock, AR) An Arkansas man hit the jackpot twice in two weeks playing the state lottery. Billy Bealer from Pine Bluff won $250,000 in the Natural State Jackpot Lottery game on July 29th. Then lightning really hit. He bought a $20 dollar scratch-off ticket and won $1 million. Bealer says he paid his bills with the first jackpot, the second jackpot is going in the bank.  

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    Two Tennessee Flowers Could Be Endangered

    (Nashville, TN) Two wildflowers in Tennessee could be placed on the endangered species list. The Short’s Bladderpod and the Whorled Sunflower are mainly found in Middle Tennessee. They are in danger of disappearing because of new roads, industrial forestry and encroachment from non-native plants. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it wants to add the flowers to the list of species that need special protection to prevent their extinction.

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    Powerball Jackpot Skyrockets

    Lottery fever is expected to sweep the nation this week after no one hit the Powerball jackpot on Saturday night. The grand prize has grown to $400 million and could go even higher before the next drawing. Each ticket costs $2 and for another dollar, you can multiply your chances with the power play feature. The Powerball lottery will draw another round of numbers Wednesday night. You can watch the drawing on News Channel 3 during our 10PM newscast.   […]

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    Woman Dies Riding Roller Coaster

    Six Flags says the coaster has been shut down while police investigate.


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