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Study: Gay marriages could help Arkansas economy FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Supporters of same-sex marriages say legalizing the unions could have a $24 million impact on Arkansas' economy. The Southwest Times Record newspaper citing a Nerdwallet report based on data from Gallup and the Wedding Report, predicted couples will spend more time planning weddings and also spend more money. It said that the average Arkansas wedding costs $22,364. Marriage licenses were issued to 541 ...

WATCH: Springfield shoppers wake up early for Black Friday deals KY3's Ashley Reynolds reports from the busy Battlefield Mall Friday morning. ...

WATCH: Bloopers featuring Ned Reynolds; Today Show appearance too Check out the funny side of KY3's Ned Reynolds.  Ned's final sportscast is December 1 at 6:00 p.m. ...

Consumer Reports: Better Prepaid Cards Millions of Americans now use prepaid cards to manage their money. Unlike regular bank cards, you don’t need to link these to an account. And you don’t need to go through a credit check to get them. You simply load prepaid cards with cash and then pay bills or make purchases. Not everyone uses prepaid cards as a substitute for a bank account. Many use them ...

Border Rivalry: Arkansas looks to stay hot; Mizzou goes for a championship All that stands between No. 17 Missouri and a second SEC East title is red-hot Arkansas. The visiting Razorbacks enter Friday's new rivalry after snapping a 17-game conference losing streak with back-to-back shutouts of LSU and Ole Miss. It is the first regular-season meeting between the teams since 1963 but the first of many as they will face off at the end of the year as ...

Nine minute workout can burn off extra Thanksgiving calories From a plank to mountain climbers, there are nine simple exercises you can do to burn off the additional calories you ate over Thanksgiving.  Check out the video above to see how you can maintain the waistline. ...

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Ferguson protests move to retail stores
Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting chant slogans at the St. Louis Galleria mall on Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo. They stayed in the mall for about 15 minutes and then left peacefully without confrontation with a large police presence. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbres)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators sought to catch the attention of shoppers looking for good deals on Friday, going to major retailers around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

Stocks mixed in afternoon trading as oil stumbles
Specialist Michael Gagliano, left, who handles energy stocks, works with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. U.S. stocks indexes were mixed in early trading, as tumbling oil prices weighed on shares of Exxon Mobil, Chevron and other oil and gas giants. Airlines, however, made gains. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mixed Friday as tumbling oil prices had a dual effect on the market: The drop boosted retailers and cruise lines, which benefit when people save on energy costs, but hurt energy companies.

Cosby said he blocked 2005 tabloid story about sex-assault accuser
Actor Cosby speaks at the National Action Network's 20th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards gala in New York(Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby struck a deal with the National Enquirer in 2005 to give the tabloid an exclusive interview about a woman's sexual-assault accusations after it promised to scrap an article about a second woman's allegations, according to news reports on a newly unsealed deposition given by Cosby. Cosby described the deal under oath in a deposition in 2005 after he was sued by Andrea Constand, who accused Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her. ...

BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Protests for Ferguson, $15/hour
Target shoppers Kelly Foley, left, Debbie Winslow, center, and Ann Rich use a smartphone to look at a competitor's prices while shopping shortly after midnight on Black Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in South Portland, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the part two of the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.

Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired
Police tape marks off the scene after authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, police headquarters and other downtown buildings early Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Austin, Texas. In the distance, police cars surround the suspect's vehicle parked near the Interstate 35 overpass. (AP Photo/Jim Vertuno)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.