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Ahead this hour, we get prepared for tick season and tick-borne illnesses. May is Lyme and Tick-borne disease awareness month in Arkansas. Also, we hear how some schools in the state are seeking an exemption to the state’s new campus carry law. And Dylan Earl stops by to play us some country music as we head into the weekend.

Bentonville Makes Big Population Gains

May 26, 2017

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau suggests cities in northwest Arkansas continue to grow at a steady pace, and the city of Fort Smith continues to seek solutions for its troubled city-wide recycling program. Michael Tilley of Talk Business and Politics has more.

A Friday roundup includes U.S. Senator Boozman praising a proposed increase in border security spending, Ozark Beer Company celebrating its new space in downtown Rogers, and more.

Let's Go Outdoors

May 26, 2017

Memorial Day weekend often means spending time outside. Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette says there are plenty of outdoor events this weekend including the Omni Peace Garden Tour, a twilight hike in Fort Smith and the Pioneer Days Parade in Van Buren.

Dylan Earl has lived in Fayetteville for about a year now, even if he has been touring consistently through the first half of 2017. He recently came by the Carver Center for Public Radio to talk about his music, and to let us hear some songs he plans to release on his first full-length album later this year.

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