FOX24 Top Stories Jan. 10, 2019

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Skipping school and marijuana on the way, SEFOR Reactor and losing the weight…these are today’s top stories on FOX24 at 9:00.

Truancy Laws

Nearly six years after Arkansas banned the use of out-of-school suspension as a punishment for truancy, some Northwest Arkansas schools are still violating the law.


a. For parents with children heading to college in the fall, finding money for their education can be stressful. Springdale Public Library wants to make it a little easier.

b. A landmark agreement between the Univeristy of Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas Community College will allow students to share credits while pursuing degrees at both schools.

SEFOR Reactor

Representatives from the University of Arkansas report the cleanup at the SEFOR Nuclear Reactor site is on schedule…and on budget.

Medical Marijuana

We now know the four companies that will be awarded a medical marijuana license in Northwest Arkansas.

James Bates Case

A Benton County judge determined a wrongful death case, which captured national attention, will go before a jury.

New Year, New Weight
As we get farther into the new year, things we promised ourselves may begin to lose importance, including our goal to get healthier. But which diet plans actually help you, and which put your body–and wallet–in jeopardy?

United Way

The United Way of Northwest Arkansas announces funding for it’s “Children Living in Poverty” initiative also known as CLIP.

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