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Christy Clark appointed to ASU Board of Trustees

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed Christy Clark of Little Rock, a 1992 graduate of Arkansas State University, to a five-year term on the ASU Board of Trustees. A McCrory native, Clark succeeds Ron Rhodes of Cherokee Village, who served two five-year terms on the board, most recently as chair. Her appointment expires in January 2023. ASU System President Chuck Welch said Clark will bring a broad background in business and community service leadership to the board. “Christy has...

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Traveling Arkansas: Flight of the Trumpeter Swans

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of January 12!

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Trump Uses Vulgar Language To Refer To African Countries, Sources Say

Updated at 7:10 p.m. ET President Trump on Thursday referred to African nations as "s***hole countries" during a meeting on immigration with a bipartisan group of senators, according to a Democratic aide and another person familiar with the conversation. Trump made the comment during a discussion of U.S. visa and immigration policies inside the Oval Office. Trump was meeting with the senators to discuss a bipartisan plan to grant legal protections to the roughly 800,000 immigrants who are in...

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Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Representative Jo Ann Emerson discusses Iraq, the economy, and problems with the EPA, on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Representative Jo Ann Emerson talks about Iraq, the economy, and problems with the EPA, on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – An outdoor cooking workshop and some festivals coming up next weekend around the state. Kim Williams has our weekly update.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Blanche Lincoln talks broadband access and school nutrition with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Senator Blanche Lincoln talks broadband access and school nutrition with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – The first of our planned weekly visits with Kim Williams of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism...

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)

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Congressional action needed, medical marijuana proponents say

Despite the belief by Gov. Asa Hutchinson that medical marijuana use will likely remain consistent under President Donald Trump, others were uncertain of the impact a decision by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will have on the state’s medical marijuana industry, which is projected to also help the state’s economy. Sessions on Thursday (Jan. 4) rescinded the Obama administration’s so-called Cole memo adopted by former U.S. Attorney Eric Holder in 2013, and said his department would return...

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