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8:55 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Making a Difference-Thanksgiving

Several churches in Jonesboro come together to feed the hungry, the homeless, and the lonely on Thanksgiving.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more in this Making a Difference feature story.

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News
8:16 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve



Nominations are being taken for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.  This shows appreciation for the support of the National Guard and Reserve, by recognizing employers through an awards program.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more. 

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News
8:13 am
Fri November 9, 2012

American Red Cross needs donations, volunteers

Superstorm Sandy and another powerful Nor'easter have caused destruction and power outages.  Weary residents are being assisted by the American Red Cross.  Volunteers from Arkansas have joined volunteers across the nation in assisting those in need.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells how you can help. 


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Making a Difference
8:34 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Making a Difference-Beck PRIDE Center

Arkansas State University has received a designation of being "Veteran Friendly".  The University received that honor for its work with wounded veterans through the Beck PRIDE Center. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of the center, and how it is helping veterans get acclimated back to life.

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News
7:54 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Election Results



Election day is over.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves looks at some of the local, regional and some state races that have an impact on Arkansas politics. 

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Veterans
7:51 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Take A Vet To School in Jonesboro

Dr. Dennis White

Suddenlink and the History Channel sponsored a program called "Take a Vet to School" at Jonesboro High School.  As part of the program, Dr. Dennis White, retired Lt. Col. of the US Army Reserve and retired professor at ASU, talked about veterans and the Arkansas Military Veterans Hall of Fame.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more. 

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StoryCorps
9:03 am
Mon October 29, 2012

StoryCorps on KASU

StoryCorps in Arkansas continues on KASU.  Earlier this year, the non-profit mobile recording studio went to Little Rock to record the stories of people's lives.  In today's edition, learn about how a Little Rock family was treated by neighbors because of their support for integration in public schools. 

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Debate
12:47 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

First Congressional District Debate-Part Four



Arkansas State University hosted a debate between all four candidates vying for the seat of the First Congressional District. Incumbent Republican Rick Crawford, Democrat Scott Ellington, Green Party Candidate Josh Holloway, and Libertarian candidate Jessica Paxton participated. In this final part of the debate, the candidates answer questions about bipartisanism in Washington and gun control.


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Debate
12:40 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

First Congressional District Debate-Part Three

Arkansas State University hosted a debate between all four candidates vying for the seat of the First Congressional District. Incumbent Republican Rick Crawford, Democrat Scott Ellington, Green Party Candidate Josh Holloway, and Libertarian candidate Jessica Paxton participated. In this third part of the debate, the candidates answer questions about bringing jobs and industry to the region, and the education of children.

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Debate
12:33 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

First Congressional District Debate-Part Two

Arkansas State University hosted a debate between all four candidates vying for the seat of the First Congressional District. Incumbent Republican Rick Crawford, Democrat Scott Ellington, Green Party Candidate Josh Holloway, and Libertarian candidate Jessica Paxton participated. In this second part of the debate, the candidates answer questions about the costs of a college education and equal pay for women.

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Debate
12:27 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

First Congressional District Debate-Part One

Arkansas State University hosted a debate between all four candidates vying for the seat of the First Congressional District.  Incumbent Republican Rick Crawford, Democrat Scott Ellington, Green Party Candidate Josh Holloway, and Libertarian candidate Jessica Paxton participated.  In this first part of the debate, the candidates answer questions about the Farm Bill and the balancing the federal budget. 

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KASU News
9:16 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Making a Difference-Habitat for Humanity

A non profit organization is helping build homes for low and middle income families.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro in this Making a Difference feature. 

KASU News
8:25 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Spotlight on the Arts-Opera Bytes in the Spirit of All Hallow's Eve

Arkansas State University's Music Department presents a performance in the spirit of Halloween on the Jonesboro Campus of ASU.  In this Spotlight on the Arts feature, KASU's Marty Scarbrough discusses the performances with Dr. Marika Kyriakos, associate professor of music.

KASU News
7:59 am
Wed October 24, 2012

Out of the Dark Rally

Wearing red T-shirts with the logo "Leave Your Mark", about one thousand students from several school districts in Craighead County participated in a student rally in downtown Jonesboro to celebrate a drug free life.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves was there and files this report.

KASU Congressional interviews
8:51 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Boozman discusses debate issues, military cuts and more on KASU

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the previous night's Presidential debate, military budget issues and more in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the 'Listen' link for the entire interview....

KASU News
5:53 am
Tue October 23, 2012

KASU to air Arkansas First Congressional District Debate

Arkansas State’s Department of Political Science is joining with the ASU Radio-Television Department, The Herald and the Jonesboro Sun to host a debate between the candidates vying for office in the Arkansas First Congressional District, Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6:30-8 p.m.

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KASU News
7:53 am
Mon October 22, 2012

StoryCorps on KASU

Earlier this year, StoryCorps took a mobile recording unit to Little Rock to document people's stories .  In this edition of StoryCorps, hear the struggles a young mother faced as she gave her newborn child up for adoption.

KASU News
7:51 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Craighead County Candidate forum

Candidates for Craighead County Sheriff, Tax Collector, County Clerk, and County Treasurer attended a candidate forum last night.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU News
7:52 am
Mon October 15, 2012

StoryCorps on KASU

StoryCorps recently came to Little Rock to document people's lives. In this edition, hear how a woman from Pine Bluff was initially not allowed to date her future husband, because she didn't know his name. 

KASU News
8:41 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Making a Difference-Centers for Healthy Children

Childhood obesity is a major problem in Arkansas.  In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of the Centers for Healthy Children in Jonesboro, and how workers and volunteers are working with children and parents to make families a lot healthier. 

KASU News
7:55 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Spotlight on the Arts-Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Concert

Arkansas State University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers present a fall concert with the Arkansas Northeastern College Concert Singers.  KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks to Dr. Dale Miller, director of choral activities at ASU, and Dr. Keith Hearnsberger, conductor of the ANC Concert Singers in this Spotlight on the Arts feature. 

KASU News
9:11 am
Mon October 8, 2012

StoryCorp on KASU

Earlier this year, StoryCorps went to Little Rock to record several stories.  This story features the impact neighbors can make.

KASU News
9:06 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Making a Difference-United Way of Northeast Arkansas

The United Way of Northeast Arkansas is providing several non profit organizations with funding they need to make a difference in their communities.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of the United Way of Northeast Arkansas.

KASU News
8:41 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Americans for Tax Fairness Action Fund gives Crawford a failing grade

Arkansas for Tax Fairness Action Fund presented Congressman Rick Crawford an F for House votes they say help the rich and hurt the poor.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

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