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Apple fanatics camp out for the new iPhone 6

Apple fanatics camp out for the new iPhone 6

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KTHV) -The iPhone 6 won't officially show up in stores until Friday, but some are more eager than others to get it.

It's become a tradition of sorts for Stephen Warren of Clarksville. Before every new iPhone launch, he sets up camp in front of the Apple Store. Warren says this year is no different.

"This year of course they come out with 2 new ones and I'll more than likely get both of them again."

THV11 first met Warren last year when Apple released the iPhone 5s and 5c. This time he's not alone, first time camper Ashleigh Branch says she's on the same mission.

"I figure I'll just experience this, experience this one time only."

To pass the time Branch, who is a UALR student, tends to her studies.

"I took two chemistry quizzes online while I was sitting here just to kill time, just do some homework."

And Warren, uses his iPhone to Facetime with his wife and kids who live in Clarksville.

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 percent

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 percent


NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of 10 percent from last year.

The world's largest retailer also says current workers who want more hours during the holidays will get priority for them. The retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., has been criticized by labor groups for low pay and intentionally keeping employees' hours low.

The news follows similar announcements from UPS, FedEx and Kohl's, which are also making more temporary hires this year.

A retailer's hiring plans can indicate its expectations for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales, according to the National Retail Federation.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Old Haunted Warehouse in Little Rock to begin fourth season

Old Haunted Warehouse in Little Rock to begin fourth season

Little Rock, AR - September 17, 2014:  The Old Haunted Warehouse, Central Arkansas’ Best Haunted Attraction, will begin its fourth season of operation on Friday, October 3rd at 3400 Brown Street in Little Rock beginning at 7 pm.  The professionally operated family oriented haunted attraction strives to deliver non-stop scares, entertainment, and laughs to all who visit.  This season will focus on the Blackout Experience where guests are led through the haunted attraction using only a glow stick.

Foundation for the Mid South announces “Males of Color: Cultivating Leaders for Today and Tomorrow”

Foundation for the Mid South announces “Males of Color: Cultivating Leaders for Today and Tomorrow”

The Foundation for the Mid South is proud to partner with Pine Bluff organizations in identifying challenges and addressing opportunities for males of color.  The groups are ensuring that males are preparing for college or careers.  The groups include: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Pine Bluff AR Alumnae Chapter; Ivy Center for Education, Incorporated; Junior Leadership Pine Bluff; Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated, Pine Bluff AR Alumnae Chapter; and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB).

WHO: Males of Color Initiative

WHERE: O'Bryant, W.E., Bell Tower

      University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

      1200 N. University Drive

      Pine Bluff, AR 71601

      (Located in the center of the campus)

WHAT: Announcement of $200,000 in grant investments with local Pine Bluff organizations.

Heated opposition surrounds new gas station proposal in WLR

Heated opposition surrounds new gas station proposal in WLR


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - "It's creating a public hazard," Ken Harrison explained. The debate surrounding yet another gas station in Little Rock continues. Harrison continued, "It will come in and its best day will be its first day and then after that it's all downhill."

City officials from the planning commission and the Little Rock City Board have failed to reach a mutual agreement on three separate occasions when contractors were considering building gas stations at the Breckenridge Shopping Center, the intersection of 3rd and Broadway and 12th and University.

Now a Murphy Oil Station has been proposed for one of the busiest intersections in west Little Rock. "It's the 14th most accident prone intersection in the whole city," Harrison says.

Dancers, check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show

Dancers, check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Looking to something new and interesting to see in the city? Check out the Full Out Freestyle Culture Fashion Show at UALR this weekend.

On Sat., Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Donaghey Student Center, Spliced Ego and Bradley Q. Noble Fashion will present “Little Rock's first sporty fashion show for dancers benefitting the Sungate Kids and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.”

If you are interested in going, tickets are $12 before the show at eventbrite.com and $15 the day of. More information can be found at www.facebook.com/splicedego.