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.

Use "Like" as if You Were a Grammarian

Mar 22, 2017

Our Militant Grammarian, Katherine Shurlds, examines "like" and "as if."

On today’s show, northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith end up at different places on a new poll about well-being. Plus John Brummett from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette remembers the late Jimmy Breslin, and a weekend voice on KUAF, Sean Hickey, explains why his voice is heard elsewhere, too.

Improving graduation and retention rates is one of four major initiatives that are part of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith's plan for 2017-2022.


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