On today’s show, a conversation about a new interfaith prayer center being developed in Bentonville. Plus, how advocacy for Marshallese in Arkansas is growing and spreading. Also, we hear about the latest art at 21C in Bentonville examines Iraq and Afghanistan and war:

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The state's only Marshallese-run advocacy organization, based in Springdale, has a new executive director, larger staff, and a mission to help legally present islanders cope with an array of migration concerns.

Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics says the relationship between Walmart and its suppliers is shifting, at least from a product fulfillment standpoint.

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A new exhibit at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville features a multimedia selection of works that explores how visual and psychological perception are evolving in the 21st century. Steve Mumford is among more than two dozen artists whose work is on display. Mumford's paintings have been influenced by trips he's taken to conflict-ridden areas of Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003. He gave a presentation at the exhibit's opening reception Feb. 23. 

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The Bentonville Islamic Center and All Saints' Episcopal Church in Bentonville are working together to establish the Abrahamic Interfaith Center where both Muslims and Christians can pray together with a goal of better understanding each other.

Theatre Options For The Week

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Becca Martin Brown of the Northwest Arkansas Demorcrat-Gazette says there area few options for theatre this week, including a Tony Award-winning play in Fort Smith, and contemporary dance in Fayetteville.

On today's program, we visit Temple Shalom of Northwest Arkansas to hear how the congregation is coping with growing national anti-Semitic rhetoric and violence. We also learn how last week, Fayetteville clothing mainstay Cheap Thrills nearly closed its doors for good, but now has a new lease on life.

Federal, State Pot Laws Not Always in Sync

Feb 24, 2017

Michael Tilley, from Talk Business and Politics, explains how TB&P's Roby Brock started a national conversation about conflicting marijuana laws.

MUSIC: "Telegram" Benjamin Monday

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We visit Temple Shalom Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville to hear how the congregation is coping with growing national anti-Semitic rhetoric and violence.

MUSIC: "Selfoss" GusGus

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Cheap Thrills, a beloved thrift store in downtown Fayetteville, had announced it was closing until two women stepped in to buy it and keep the little shop's legacy alive.

MUSIC: "Cheap Thrills" Vitamin String Quartet

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