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8:23 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Rockabilly Boogiefest coming to ASU in 2013

KASU Station Manage Mike Doyle

Arkansas State University's

Museum in Jonesboro is working on a new exhibit that will open in 2016 which focuses on the history and heritage of Rockabilly, which fueled Rock and Roll.  A concert called "Rockabilly Boogiefest" takes place at ASU's Military Science Building on March 2nd and will feature artists, such as STan Perkins, Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers, The Stunning Cunning Band, and Narvel Felts.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.

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News
7:45 am
Thu December 6, 2012

ASU searches for new head football coach

Arkansas State University is looking for the next head football coach, after Gus Malzahn left the program to become the head coach at Auburn University.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves has this report.

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News
6:58 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Gus Malzahn leaves ASU for Auburn

Days after winning back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Championships, Arkansas State University is now looking for a new head football coach.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves has this report. 

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News
7:55 am
Thu November 29, 2012

ASU Community Ringers Holiday Concert

The ASU Ringers are now the ASU Community Ringers, and a Holiday hand bell concert takes place in Jonesboro December third.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves talks with Dr. Ellis Julien, emeritus professor of music at Arkansas State University.

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Making a Difference
8:55 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Making a Difference-Arkansas Rivers Association

Arkansas is a water rich state, but one group is concerned about the quantity and quality of the state's water supply.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of The Arkansas Rivers Association in this Making a Difference report.

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News
7:26 am
Mon November 26, 2012

ASU Delegation going to Mexico

Mexican officials are hosting a delegation from Arkansas State University about placing a branch campus in that country. KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.
 

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Making a Difference
8:55 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Making a Difference-Out of the Dark

Drug abuse is a major problem in Arkansas, especially among young people.  In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves examines the work of Out of the Dark, and focuses on how the group is fighting the war on drugs with education.

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News
7:58 am
Fri November 16, 2012

State Water Plan is being drafted

State officials are starting the process of drafting a new water plan for the state.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells more.

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Spotlight on the Arts
8:13 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Spotlight on the Arts-Madrigal Feaste

Arkansas State University's Department of Music presents the 14th Annual Madrigal Feaste in the Grand Hall of ASU's Fowler Center in Jonesboro.  In this Spotlight on the Arts Feature, KASU's Marty Scarbrough talks with Dr. Dale Miller, Director of Choral Activities at Arkansas State University. 

Note:  Tickets for this event must be purchased by November 26th. 

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News
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....

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