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Trump Blasts Allies At NATO Summit

Updated at 1:03 p.m. ET President Trump on Wednesday demanded that NATO allies increase defense spending immediately and double their current goal for burden-sharing in the defense alliance. As Trump gathered with leaders of NATO countries for a summit in Brussels, he also repeatedly said Germany's energy dependence on Russia undermines its independence. He blasted the German government for not spending more on defense and suggested that a 3-year-old energy supply agreement has left Germany ...

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As Urgent Care Clinics Open In Kennett, August 7th Vote on New Hospital Approaches

When Melissa Combs thinks about the days after residents in the southeast Missouri town of Kennett learned they were going to lose their hospital, she remembers the reaction of the community. “Devastation, lots of sleepless nights, the entire community was wrecked.”

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Arkansas Department of Transportation officials and other dignitaries after the unveiling of a sign Monday dedicating part of U.S. 49 between Brinkley and Marvel as the Louis Jordan Memorial Highway.
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Part Of Arkansas Highway Named In Honor Of Music Pioneer Louis Jordan

A pioneering musician from Brinkley is being posthumously honored by having part of U.S. 49 in eastern Arkansas dedicated as the Louis Jordan Memorial Highway. A ceremony was held Monday with officials from the Arkansas Department of Transportation and other dignitaries who came together to unveil a sign alongside the highway.

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Jonesboro, AR – Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter is challenging incumbant U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln in the May 18th Democratic primary for U.S. Senate. Halter talked by phone about his campaign with KASU's Mark Smith...

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln discussed health care and more in her monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln discussed health care and more in her monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 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 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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Embassy Suites and Red Wolf Convention Center in Jonesboro Announces Director of Sales

Embassy Suites and Red Wolf Convention Center in Jonesboro Announces Director of Sales The 203-Suite property is set to open on Arkansas State's Campus in 2019 JONESBORO, Arkansas – July 10, 2018 – – O’Reilly Hospitality Management, LLC, is proud to announce Shawnie Carrier as its new Director of Sales for the Embassy Suites and Red Wolf Convention Center. This makes Shawnie the first hire for the 203-Suite property with over 40,000 squre feet of convention space, that is currently under...

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All 12 Boys And Their Coach Are Rescued From Thai Cave After 2 Weeks

Updated at 11 a.m. ET An elite team of Thai navy SEALs and foreign rescue divers brought out the final four boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave near the Thai-Myanmar border, extracting the team through a labyrinth of tight passages after they spent two weeks trapped in darkness. The operation on Tuesday moved quickly, raising hopes that all 12 boys and their adult coach from the Wild Boars soccer team would be at the surface by the end of the day. "We are not sure if this is a...

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