Northwest Arkansas Continues to Grow

Mar 23, 2017

A Thursday roundup includes new numbers from the US Census Bureau regarding the continued growth for northwest Arkansas' population.

We continue our series of visiting scholar conversations this week with a discussion about the evolution of legal ethics in the United States.  Michael Ariens is writing a book on the subject.

Gauging Bird Flu Effect

Mar 23, 2017

Today's edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report examines concern about bird flu in the southern United States.

On today's program, we learn how the Center for Art and Education is laying plans to move to a new space in downtown Van Buren. Also, we learn how the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design is working with the School of Forest Resources at UA Monticello to source sustainable construction materials to promote forest growth.

Governor Asa Hutchinson announced this morning he signed legislation expanding where properly-trained concealed carry permit owners are allowed to take their guns.

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The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas is collaborating with the University of Arkansas’s Forest Resources Center in Monticello on a $250,000 grant project funded by USDA Forest Service Wood Innovations program to source sustainable foundational construction materials to promote forest health.

Considering the Death Penalty

Mar 22, 2017

A Wednesday roundup includes conversations in the Arkansas Legislature about the death penalty.

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The Center for Art and Education in Van Buren is in the middle of a fundraising campaign to pay for the work they have in store for their new location on Main Street in the city's downtown where revitalization efforts are underway.

  Agricultural Law is more than crop insurance.

Although there may be a certain lull in the area because of spring break, there are still options to see live music this weekend.


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