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Johnathan Reaves

News Director/Morning Edition host

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KASU continues the Highway 49 series by looking at the number of jobs the NEA Baptist Hospital will bring to Jonesboro.  Johnathan Reaves files this report. 

KASU's Highway 49 series continues with a look at the new Craighead County Fairgrounds.  Johnathan Reaves speaks with President of the Fair Board Eddie Burris and files this report. 

KASU continues the Highway 49 series by going to the Brookland School District and seeing how the schools are being impacted by the growth.  Johnathan Reaves files this report.

The city of Brookland is experiencing growth as a result of Highway 49.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report as the Highway 49 series continues. 

KASU continues its Highway 49 series by focusing on the residential aspect of Highway 49.  Johnathan Reaves files this report. 

More businesses are expected to line Highway 49 as the Craighead County Fairgrounds and the NEA Baptist Hopsital near completion.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with owners of two businesses on Hilltop as part of the Highway 49 series. 

KASU's Highway 49 series continues by examining the business aspect of the highway and what kind of economic growth could come to the area in the future.  Johnathan Reaves files this report. 

Jonesboro will see exponential growth and economic development on Highway 49 North.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves speaks with Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin in this report.

Another candidate in the First Congressional District Race was interview on KASU.  Jacob Holloway plans to run as a Green Party Candidate for the race.  Johnathan Reaves talks with Holloway about the nation's debt, jobs and gas prices.  

KASU continues its series on Highway 49 with a tour of the new NEA Baptist construction site.  Johnathan Reaves goes through the site and files this report.  

Another candidate for the First Congressional District US House seat joined KASU's Johnathan Reaves for an interview.  Scott Ellington is running for the seat in the upcoming May primary.  Ellington tells about himself, talks about the economy and jobs in this interview.

KASU's Highway 49 series continues with a look at NEA Baptist's New Center for Cancer Care and what this new center will mean for those diagnosed with cancer.  Johnathan Reaves files this report.  

In our second part of our Highway 49 series, KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks about the plans for the new NEA Baptist Hospital that is being built on the highway.  Reaves talks with Administrator Paul Betz in this report.

An extensive series on the changes on Highway 49 between Jonesboro and Paragould starts on KASU.  Johnathan Reaves takes a look at some of the topics that will be covered during this series. 

Free samples of Middle East Cuisine highlights the Middle East Studies night in Jonesboro.  KASU's Johnthan Reaves talks to Dr. Bill Roe, Associate Dean of the College of Business. during this report.

A book about the life of Daniel Rudd has been released.  Rudd was born as a slave in 1854 and his life as a civil rights activist is featured in Cry for Justice.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with the book's author Dr. Gary Agee in this report.

Democratic candidate for the First Congressional District House seat, Clark Hall, is running in the May primary.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks to Hall about the national debt, jobs and gas prices in this interview.

Bluegrass Monday comes to the Collins Theatre in Paragould.  The bluegrasss band, The Bankesters, will perform on February 27th.  KASU's Marty Scarbrough features the band in this edition of Spotlight on the Arts. 

Gary Latanich, Democratic Candidate for the First Congressional District US House Seat,  talks about the debt, jobs, gas prices and education in an interview with KASU's Johnathan Reaves.

A birthday tribute of music legend Johnny Cash takes place at the Dyess Community Center.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

Blytheville owes over three million dollars in unpaid payroll taxes and penalties.  A special election is set for March 13th, but there are concerns about this issue.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

In the February Spotlight on the Arts feature, KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks with the Foundation of the Arts  about art classes and the upcoming performance of "Wind and the Willows".

Challenges surrounding a new farm bill and crop insurance were two topics that were discussed during Arkansas State University's Agri Business Conference.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

Nettleton Schools will ask for a millage increase March 13th in a special election.  17 million dollars worth of projects at the district could be completed with the extra money.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe says the state will have limited control on health care exchanges when the new federal health care law takes full effect.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

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