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Senate Committee Releases 2,500 Pages About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

Updated at 11:59 a.m. The Senate Judiciary Committee released more than 2,500 pages of documents on Wednesday related to its investigation about a meeting in 2016 between top Trump aides and a delegation of Russians who promised to help the campaign. The material, which includes interview transcripts and other "exhibits," is available here . The transcripts and notes reaffirm accounts of the meeting that people involved already have given — that Donald Trump Jr. and his compatriots sought ...

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2018 Arkansas Primary Election

What's on the ballot? How many have voted?

Review a sample ballot of this year's primary elections in Arkansas, get early voting totals, and discover your voting precinct here!

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Nucor Steel Plans Additional $240M Expansion, 100 New Jobs to Hickman

HICKMAN, Ark. (AP) - A North Carolina-based steel company is furthering its expansion in northeast Arkansas with a planned $240 million sheet metal production line.

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Election Coverage

Craighead Co. Election Filings

Updated 3/2/18: 70 are running for office in Craighead Co. See the final list of candidates.

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Trinity River Band: (L to R) Michael Harris, Lisa Harris, Sarah Harris, Joshua Harris, Brianna Harris
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The Trinity River Band at KASU-FM's Bluegrass Monday concert May 21

The Trinity River Band will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, May 21, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas. The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. KASU will literally “pass the hat” during the concert to collect money to pay the group. The suggested donation is $5 per person.

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Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Jo Anne Emerson (R-MO) discusses the aftermath of the passage of the health care bill with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Jo Anne Emerson (R-MO) discusses the aftermath of the passage of the health care bill with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed Health Care, Toyota, the annual visit to Washington from the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the changing political scene in Arkansas, in his monthly talk with KASU's Mark Smith. The entire interview can be heard in two parts. This is Part 2.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed Health Care, Toyota, the annual visit to Washington from the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the changing political scene in Arkansas, in his monthly talk with KASU's Mark Smith, on Thursday, March 4th. The entire interview can be heard in two parts. This is Part 1.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Marion Berry discusses his impending retirement and current issues in Washington with KASU's Mark Smith.

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KASU's James Lepine talks to film historian Meir Z. Ribalow about his upcoming lecture.

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2018 Arkansas Primary Sample Ballot & Early Voting Totals for Craighead County

The Arkansas primary elections are underway as residents cast their vote for candidates to run in November mid-term election. Arkansas Republicans have a full roster of candidates competing for the GOP primary in positions for Governor and Secretary of State. Democrats also have candidates vying for a gubernatorial position. Also, a 3-way race is going on for a spot on the state Supreme Court.

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Satellite Photos Show North Korea Razing Nuclear Test Site, Analysts Say

New commercial satellite imagery shows that North Korea has begun dismantling its underground nuclear test site ahead of schedule – an apparent goodwill gesture offered by Pyongyang in advance of a summit next month between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea over the weekend pledged to begin destroying the Punggye-ri site in the country's northeast in a ceremony open to foreign journalists between May 23 and May 25. Punggye-ri has been the site of all six North...

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