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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 – Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter is campaigning around the state, heading into the June 8th runoff election against incumbent U-S Senator Blanche Lincoln. The winner of the runoff will be the Democratic candidate for U-S Senate in November, facing Republican Representative John Boozman. Halter paused on the campaign trail to talk with KASU's Mark Smith on Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Bill Halter is campaigning around the state, heading into the June 8th runoff election against incumbent U-S Senator Blanche Lincoln. The winner of the runoff will be the Democratic candidate for U-S Senate in November, facing Republican Representative John Boozman. Halter paused on the campaign trail to talk with KASU's Mark Smith on Morning Edition. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses the Arkansas primary election, her own campaign, financial reform, and FEMA, in her monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson discusses the Arkansas primary election, her own campaign, financial reform, and FEMA, in her monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Arkansas 1st District Congressman Marion Berry talks about voter turnout in the upcoming election, financial reform, immigration, and the FEMA flood maps in his monthly talk with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Arkansas 1st District Congressman Marion Berry talks about voter turnout in the upcoming election, financial reform, immigration, and the FEMA flood maps in his monthly talk with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln discusses financial reform, the Gulf oil spill and more in a live phone interview with KASU's Mark Smith.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor discussed Wall Street reform, Homeland Security and other issues in his monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith on May 6, 2010. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor discussed Wall Street reform, Homeland Security and other issues in his monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith on May 6, 2010. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – Congressman Marion Berry held his monthly talk with KASU's Mark Smith on April 22nd. This is Part 2 of that discussion....

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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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