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KASU News: Arkansas U.S. Senators Debate Aid Package, Security for Places of Worship, and Ongoing Developments

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Today's headlines cover diverse areas including a foreign aid package bill aimed at supporting Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan which revealed differing opinions from Arkansas' U.S. Senators.

We also talk about the distribution of grants for the enhancement of security measures across several religious institutions in Arkansas. We also provide updates on the construction of a pro-life memorial, a potential law change in Tennessee concerning abortion, public meetings concerning the Community Development Block Grant in Jonesboro, and the conviction of Lazarus Robinson McMiller.

There are brief updates on the delay in a road widening project on Interstate 30, art events from the A-State Department of Art + Design, and the availability of mini grants for struggling students at the University of Arkansas.

On this episode:

  • Congressional Split on Foreign Aid Bill
  • Security Grants for Arkansas Religious Institutions
  • Pro-Life Memorial in the Works
  • Tennessee's New Abortion Legislation
  • Community Development Block Grant: Jonesboro's Approach
  • Sexual Assault Conviction: Justice Served
  • Delays in Interstate 30 Widening Project
  • 3D Art Showcase at A-State Department of Art + Design
  • University of Arkansas Mini Grants: Aiding Students in Need
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A Northeast Arkansas native from Wynne, I’ve been involved with radio for about 15 years. I got my Bachelor of Arts degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, where I also served as an award-winning News Director for 2 years at KSWH-LP.