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Winter Weather Advisory from 6 p.m. January 15 through 6 a.m. January 16

This from the National Weather Service in Memphis: ...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE MID-SOUTH LATER... .An arctic front will move through the Mid-South this afternoon into this evening. Light snow will develop, first across very northern parts of the Mid-South then shift south tonight into Tuesday. Snow will intensify over East Central Arkansas, Northwest Mississippi into much West Tennessee later tonight. Snow will taper off from northwest to southeast on Tuesday. Arctic air will rush into the...

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Traveling Arkansas: Arkansas is more than diamonds

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Travel Writer Kim Williams talks about the following events happening in Arkansas during the weekend of January 19!

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Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

Updated at 9:30 p.m. ET Hours after the U.S. government announced it would again begin processing renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals due to a federal court order, President Trump claimed that the program — which has granted a temporary legal reprieve to people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children — was "probably dead." The furor Trump ignited with his reported use of a vulgarity about African nations in a meeting with lawmakers last week about...

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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)

Jonesboro, AR – Senator Mark Pryor discusses FEMA flood maps, warning campers about flooding, and the flood of oil in the Gulf, on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – Senator Mark Pryor discusses FEMA flood maps, warning campers about flooding, and the flood of oil in the Gulf, on KASU's Morning Edition. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR – An arts and filmmaking camp for military kids will be held next week in Ferndale. KASU's Mark Smith spoke with camp director Maureen Rose about "Operation: Military Kids," on Morning Edition.

Jonesboro, AR – The Foundation of Arts in Jonesboro is holding a fundraiser as it prepares for its Summer musical production, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." The fundraiser this Saturday night is called "The Technicolor Ball." The Foundation's Kristi Pulliam talks about the upcoming events on KASU's Morning Edition...

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

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

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Talk Business on KASU: How Jeff Sessions’ marijuana policy impacts Arkansas’ medical pot industry

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a directive that reversed an Obama-era policy regarding Marijuana laws. Sessions called for justice department officials to enforce federal law regarding marijuana usage; a law which is in conflict with many states, including Arkansas, which has legalized cannabis. Roby Brock with Talk Business and Politics sits down with attorney Erica Gee for analysis on how Session’s move will impact Arkansas’ fledgling medical marijuana industry.

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