economy

Noranda Goes Bankrupt; Closes 3rd Pot Line

Feb 8, 2016
Wikipedia.org

Noranda Aluminum announces today they are filling for chapter 11 bankruptcy and will shut down their third remaining pot line in New Madrid, Mo. 

KAIT-TV reports company officials said they will continue work on the 3rd primary pot line until March 2016, then operations will be reduced.  Noranda said work could restart if business conditions improve. 

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the next steps on the Farm Bill, delays to Obamacare, and the President's renewed focus on the economy, in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link for the whole interview.

KASU previews Highway 49 series

Mar 9, 2012

KASU's Johnathan Reaves has been working on an extensive series of stories about the major construction and development going on along Highway 49 on Jonesboro's north side. The series starts Monday, with a new story each day at 7:30 a.m., during Morning Edition. Marty Scarbrough talked with Johnathan about this series. Here is their conversation....

U.S. Senator John Boozman, a Republican from Arkansas, talked about the upcoming State of the Union address, criticized some of President Obama's recent decisions, and discussed other election year issues, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on "Listen" for the full interview.

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor covered a wide variety of topics in his monthly talk with KASU, including the possible closure of rural post offices. To start, though, Pryor says the economic crisis in Europe has far-reaching consequences....

Crawford visits KASU

Nov 8, 2011

Arkansas 1st District Representative Rick Crawford visited the KASU studio for his monthly interview with KASU's Mark Smith.....