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Marco's Pizza offering free pizza to patriots on Veteran's Day


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (November 10, 2014) - This Veterans Day, Marco's Pizza locations in Little Rock are honoring veterans and active military service personnel with a free medium, 1-topping pizza.

This offer is reserved for carryout/pickup orders on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11. To take advantage of this offer, those with a military service background need to present a form of military identification upon ordering. Marco's Pizza will also be delivering pizzas to veteran groups in various cities throughout the United States.

Baptist Health only hospital in state with 3D surgery


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (November 10, 2014) – Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock is the only hospital in the state to acquire the world's only articulating, high-definition, 3D surgical video system from Olympus. Surgical video systems, through the collaborative use of a video processor, light source, laparoscope and monitor, enable surgeons to peer inside the human body to diagnose, detect and treat a range of diseases and conditions using a minimally invasive approach.

Laparoscopy is performed through small incisions made in the abdomen or pelvis. A videoscope (laparoscope with a miniature camera built into its tip) allows the surgeon to view the surgery site during an operation.

What's trending online right now


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - While you were sleeping, the internet was still buzzing.

People are buzzing about the new Pink Floyd album being released on Monday. This is the band's first album in 20 years. It's called "The Endless River."

Band members David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, who died of cancer in 2008, are all featured on this album. It's a compilation of songs from their musical vault. A lot of the songs were written and recorded while they were putting together their last album, "The Division Bell" in 1994.

What started as a family tradition to ring in the holidays, and now it's a national event that's got surfers riding the waves dressed in red.

Hundreds of surfing Santas hit the waves of Cocoa Beach, Florida on Monday morning. The Trosset family started this tradition in 2009.

'Designing Hope' benefitting Camp Sunshine


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - This week, a fashion show will help raise awareness and funds for burn survivors.

The Designing Hope Fashion Show benefits Camp Sunshine and Arkansas Children's Hospital.

The founder of Designing Hope is burn survivor Linda Rowe Thomas, and she joined THV11 on Monday morning.

Medical Monday: Respiratory illness and keeping kids healthy


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - With the cold temperatures on their way, Arkansas Children's Hospital says now is the time to remind parents about respiratory illnesses and how to keep your kids healthy.

Doctor Jose Romero joined THV11 on Monday morning with details. Watch the video to learn more.


Jonesboro native gets start with Chef Lagasse


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Jonesboro native Felicia Willett is a chef who got her start under Emeril Lagasse.

She now owns a restaurant in Memphis and has a line of preserves called Flo's Homemade Goodness.

Willet joined THV11 on Monday morning to show us how to make her Chow Chow Deviled eggs. Watch the video to learn more.

Willett will also be at South on Main on Monday night for a special event for No Kid Hungry.

Here's Felicia's recipe for her Chow Chow Deviled eggs:

-1 dozen large eggs

-Salt

-Freshly ground black pepper

-¼ to ½ cup mayonnaise

Arkansas Business: Mixed numbers from stocks on Friday


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Stocks ended up mixed after the unemployment rate fell last week.

The Dow and the S&P were seeking out gains on Friday after the Labor Department reported that the unemployment rate fell in October.

The monthly jobs report showed the economy added 214,000 jobs last month, the ninth straight month of growth but still less than what Wall Street was looking for.

For the week, the Dow ended up 1.1 percent. The S&P was up 0.7 percent, and the Nasdaq was flat.

Here in Arkansas, Entergy broke ground on Monday for a new 25,000 square foot, $23 million transmission operations center in Little Rock.

The center, located on Vimy Ridge Road, will be one of two in the Entergy's four-state service area.

The other will be located at Entergy's campus in Jackson, Mississippi.