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Marijuana Expo Brings Together Seniors, Veterans, Scientists, Sons Of Arkansas

Listen to the story here. Bill Esserthasn't lived in Arkansas in years. He's a businessman for an agriculture technology company in Cotati, California — BioTherm. "What we do, we’re showing two things, the O2 Tube, which is all about dissolved oxygen and enhancing the amount of dissolved oxygen by infusing oxygen into your irrigation water, and the benefits of this is enhancing growth, plant growth, higher yields, less fungus and more yield for the amount of bud as well as higher levels of THC." His parents still do, though. Live in Arkansas, that is — Conway.

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Reading Retreat at Hemingway-Pfeiffer Set for April

PIGGOTT — The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center (HPMEC) has announced dates for its upcoming Riviera Reading Retreat, April 13-14, 2018, at 1021 W. Cherry Street, Piggott. Upon registration, participants will receive copies of three novels to read at their convenience. The titles include Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises , F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night and Liza Klaussmann’s Villa America . The three novels focus on a group of writers and artists who regularly...

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California Struggles To Gain On Fires As New Ones Appear Daily

The largest of Southern California's fast-moving fires has engulfed more than 115,000 acres northwest of Los Angeles, while more burned southeast of the city. Authorities say efforts to contain the wildfires have been thwarted by high winds fanning the flames. At least 439 homes and other buildings have been destroyed by the largest, Thomas Fire, which is only 5 percent contained, officials said Thursday. Four people, including one firefighter, have been hospitalized with smoke inhalation,...

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Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses WikiLeaks, FEMA maps, and election issues on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses WikiLeaks, FEMA maps, and election issues on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/SEMO – Tommy Sowers is the Democrat challenging U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson in Missouri's 8th Congressional District. Sowers discussed the campaign with KASU's Mark Smith on Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/SEMO – Tommy Sowers is the Democrat challenging U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson in Missouri's 8th Congressional District. Sowers discussed the campaign with KASU's Mark Smith on Morning Edition. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discusses unemployment benefits, financial reform, and economic recovery on KASU's Morning Edition.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discusses unemployment benefits, financial reform, and economic recovery on KASU's Morning Edition.

Jonesboro/Paragould, AR – The Tony Award-winning musical "Li'l Abner" hits the stage this week at the historic Collins Theatre in Paragould. The whole family will enjoy the madcap antics of the residents of Dogpatch. The characters from Al Capp's long-running comic strip come to life on the Collins stage this Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, and Sunday afternoon. Director Tom Fielder spoke with KASU's Mark Smith on Morning Edition...

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Blanche Lincoln remembers Senator Robert Byrd, discusses the Farm Bill and financial reform, and reflects on Independence Day, on KASU's Morning Edition.

Jonesboro, AR – Congressman Marion Berry discusses the problem of the new FEMA flood maps and a recent public meeting with the FEMA head. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – Congressman Marion Berry discusses the problem of new FEMA flood maps and the recent public meeting with the head of FEMA, on KASU's Morning Edtion. (Part 1 of 2)

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FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee for an oversight hearing. He is likely to face questions about the Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. Watch the live video now.

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