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Should spanking be a thing of the past?

Child discipline is always a hot topic. A recent casee has again raised the question about how much spanking is too much. Some child advocates even believe spanking period is too much. At 6, Caleb Beames explores the case where a father was arrested for excessive spanking. And he looks into why some experts say spanking can do more than just physical harm.

An Amber Alert has been issued for two young East Texas children. We first told you last night at 10, about the two children who were allegedly kidnapped by their grandmother in Houston County. At 6, Maegan Prejean speaks with Houston County Sheriff Darrel Bobbitt today to find out the new details in the case.

It's Thursday, which means it's time for Best Furry Friends, our weekly segment featuring adoptable animals who need a loving home. This week's BFF is Ringo. he's been lonely for quite a while and wants a forever family and his own yard to play in. Leigha Hughes has that story at 6.

Jeff Awtrey

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