Parents expects to get applications for optional schools, What to do with unwanted gift cards, Flu spikes in Arkansas

Parents expects to get applications for optional schools, What to do with unwanted gift cards, Flu spikes in Arkansas

Good morning and happy Monday! It's back to work for many of you and back to school for all. We are ready for a super week! Here's what we got going on this morning.

Weather update:

, it's expected to get warmer during the week. We have details on your forecast throughout the week with weather on the 5s every 10 minutes!

Here are the top stories at this hour:

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. It's for their kids to attend those schools next year. Some parents have been camping out for days outside Shelby County Schools headquarters. We have details all morning long.

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was thrown into the apartment on Goodlett Road. We're explaining what's going on this morning.

3. If you're like most people, you probably received a gift card or two over the holidays. More than 100 million new gift cards were handed out this season, but if you're holding a few duds you may never redeem, I have a special report to

this morning at 6 a.m.

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will face off in Super Bowl 49. The Patriots are hoping to put allegations of cheating behind them and start focusing on the big game. Something that some fans are already doing. We'll take you to Phoenix where people are already arriving to get the party going.


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