Newsfeed Now for July 2, 2019: Flesh-eating bacteria warning in Florida; Tom Hanks helps 3rd graders

Newsfeed Now

On Newsfeed Now for July 2nd, the conversation started in Florida where there is a growing concern over the risk of flesh-eating bacteria along the gulf. WFLA’s J.B. Biunno joined the conversation.

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Today’s other stories with scroll to times:

ALL BETS ARE ON: Sports betting is now legal in the state of Arkansas. Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs began legal sports betting on Monday. It’s the first Casino in the state to offer sports betting since voters approved expanded casino gaming in November. Chris Cylke, Vice President of Government Relations at the American Gaming Association, joined the conversation.

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HELP FROM TOM HANKS: A third-grade class in Lubbock, Texas is trying to get their favorite book made into a movie with the help of Tom Hanks. KLBK’s Allysa Tellez shares their story.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 10: Tom Hanks attends ‘The Post’ European Premeire at Odeon Leicester Square on January 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)

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Aaron Nolan is a morning show co-host in Little Rock, Arkansas with Nexstar Media Group's KARK-TV. He has a passion for social media and makes it an important part of his daily routine. Click here to read Aaron's full bio.