Antoinette Grajeda

KUAF host and contributor of "Ozarks at Large"

Antoinette Grajeda is a producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large. She began her professional career as a print journalist in 2007 and joined the KUAF staff in 2009. She earned a B.A. and M.A. in Journalism from the University of Arkansas. Since 2007, Antoinette has participated in the NWA Gridiron Show, which raises money for scholarships. She has also volunteered with the Lemke Journalism Project since 2008. This six-week program teaches high school students about journalism and encourages them to pursue higher education.

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Officials gathered on the southeast section of The Jones Center campus yesterday to host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Runway Bike Park. The project is expected to be finished by Labor Day. The park will be the site of the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Final Oct. 13.

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The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank is expanding its mobile pantry program to two new cities this week. The mobile pantry traveled to the Carroll County Senior Center in Berryville this morning and Friday it will make a stop at the Springdale Senior Center.

The Salvation Army of NWA is partnering with Fayetteville Public Schools to help feed hungry students this summer. Officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning for its new Client-Choice Food Pantry at its Fayetteville location. For 11 weeks, Fayetteville Public School families who qualify for free or reduced lunches and signed up through the school district will be able to shop the pantry every Friday for free.

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Arkansans cast their votes in the primary election over a week ago, but the race for the Republican nomination for House District 90 continued this week. Officials counted ballots by hand, and after yesterday's recount, the Benton County Election Commission announced 1,069 votes were cast for incumbent Jana Della Rosa and 1,066 votes were cast for Kendon Underwood. Election results will be certified Friday.

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Georgia O’Keeffe is known for her paintings of enormous flowers, landscapes, feminine forms and still lifes. Her work continues to influence the creations of modern-day artists. Paintings and sculptures by O’Keeffe and contemporary artists will be on display at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art May 26 through Sept. 3.