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A daily news magazine highlighting the people, places and events of Northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas River Valley.

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A daily news magazine highlighting the people, places and events of Northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas River Valley.

    Fayetteville pursues nature-based solutions, Geoff Brock talks his new work

    Fayetteville pursues nature-based solutions, Geoff Brock talks his new work

    On today's show, nature-based solutions Fayetteville officials designed to help mitigate climate change. Also, the unpredictable pace of finishing a poem. Plus, the week’s news and a big red ball coming to northwest Arkansas.

    • 54 min
    Summer camp for kids with complex communication issues, the 2024 Arkansas Yarn Crawl

    Summer camp for kids with complex communication issues, the 2024 Arkansas Yarn Crawl

    On today's show, a summer camp for children with complex communication issues. Also, a nonprofit focused on civic engagement in Arkansas is filing suit against the Arkansas State Board of Election Commissioners over the process of signing a form. Plus, you may be familiar with a bar crawl. But what about a yarn crawl?

    • 54 min
    A solar-powered phone charger gathers community, improving sex ed in Arkansas

    A solar-powered phone charger gathers community, improving sex ed in Arkansas

    On today's show, how a modest piece of solar-powered equipment brought together a small community following the May tornadoes in Benton County. Also, examining why the teen birth rate is so much higher in Arkansas. Plus, the many ways to think about privacy.

    • 54 min
    The current status of the Arkansas Abortion Amendment, Shakespearean summers

    The current status of the Arkansas Abortion Amendment, Shakespearean summers

    On today's show, Little Rock Public Radio helps us get up to speed on the Arkansas Abortion Amendment. We also brush up on our Shakespeare with Arkansas Classical Theater. Plus, the person behind On the Map Shows explains the art of booking concerts.

    • 54 min
    Swim hole health risks, a new way to say 'I Voted'

    Swim hole health risks, a new way to say 'I Voted'

    On today's show, we learn how staying safe in public waters means more than just wearing a life jacket. Also, the democratic process begins early to prepare for the November election. Plus, an Arkansas naval history recounted with archives from the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History.

    • 54 min
    New branding, new books, new voices

    New branding, new books, new voices

    On today's show, new branding for NorthWest Arkansas Community College, an interview with Eli Cranor on his new crime thriller set in northwest ArkansasAnd a new path for a longtime friend as Becca Martin Brown is stepping away from her editor’s role at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, but still keeping an eye on the region.

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

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