Jacqueline Froelich

KUAF Reporter, "Ozarks at Large" and NPR Correspondent

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards. 

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Levels of pH in the Mulberry River are plummeting. For the past several years a team of researchers led by USDA Agricultural Research Service scientist Philip Moore has been trying to sort out why. Moore, a river property owner, is also an active member of the Mulberry River Society which is working to conserve and improve the watershed.

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Eureka Springs artist Eli Vega doesn't paint, draw or sculpt. He creates two-dimensional artworks using his camera. He also is passionate about sharing his methods with others, hosting workshop expeditions around the country, and he recently curated a national photography exhibit during the Eureka Springs May Festival of the Arts.

Veteran patients crowded into a town hall meeting Monday morning at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville demanding answers about a Department of Veterans Affairs pathologist recently fired for working while impaired. 

The impaired pathologist has been identified by media as Dr. Robert Morris Levy of Fayetteville. 

Officials previously admitted pathology reports Levy wrote were wrong. They again assured concerned veterans an external review is underway to determine just how many pathology reports are flawed. 

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Several hundred veterans crowded a town hall meeting Monday morning at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks demanding answers about a pathologist recently fired for working while impaired. The pathologist has been identified by media as Dr. Robert Levy of Fayetteville. Officials say an external review is underway to determine just how many pathology reports are flawed. Concerned veterans can call (866)388-5428 or (479) 582-7995.

A new state law goes into effect this summer that will allow Arkansas adoptees to request their adoption records.  Birth parents will be able to offer contact information, redact names if they don't want to be contacted and update family medical information. Arkansas is one of thirty states that have unsealed adoption records in recent years.

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