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New study shows a new danger for overweight kids

There is a new danger for kids who are living large. They are now at risk of heart disease. There is a new danger for kids who are living large. They are now at risk of heart disease.
Former Rutgers University student, Dharun Ravi, arrives at his trial in New Brunswick, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans/file) Former Rutgers University student, Dharun Ravi, arrives at his trial in New Brunswick, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans/file)

Overweight kids. It's a growing problem in US and right here in the Ark-La-Tex. At 5, we will show you a study that outlines a new danger for kids who are living large. CHRISTUS Schumpert has a new, free program offering help for overweight kids and their families. KSLA News 12's Adria Goins has a closer look at the program.

Dozens of Roman Catholic dioceses, schools and other institutions are suing the Obama administration over a mandate that most employers provide birth control coverage. We will have more at 5.

Is same-sex marriage a civil right? At 5, we'll tell you more about today's historic announcement from the NAACP in support of same-sex marriage.

Prosecutors say they will appeal the 30-day jail sentence given to a former Rutgers University student who used a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another man.

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In your community, ladies night. The Women's Enrichment Symposium and Elegance Ball is coming soon. Here's more information.

See you at 5.

Pat


 

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