Slaid Cleaves has developed a deserving fan base for his songs. He'll be in Fayetteville this weekend and talked with Mike Shirkey, from KUAF's Pickin' Post, this month.

Conversations With the Academy: Connie Lewis Lensing

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Connie Lewis Lensing, a University of Arkansas alumna and senior vice president in the legal department at FedEx Express, was on campus in March 2016 to accept the Gayle Pettus Pontz award. While on campus, she discussed her career path, her memories of law school and the importance of passion.

On today’s show, what’s next for Arkansas...and the country...for health care? Plus new research shows exercise may prevent insulin resistance. And, the Militant Grammarian delivers a spelling test.

Arkansas' two U.S. Senators and governor have ideas of what should be next, kind of, for the Affordable Act or what replaces it.

Doug Thompson, political writer for the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, says he doesn't have much optimism when it comes to establishing bipartisan work toward health care.

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