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Trump To Pick Heather Nauert, Former Fox News Anchor, As U.N. Ambassador, Source Says

From Fox & Friends to the State Department, and now likely to the United Nations. President Trump is expected to announce Friday that he has chosen Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman and a former Fox News host, to become the next ambassador to the U.N., a senior administration official tells NPR's Tamara Keith. If confirmed, Nauert would replace Nikki Haley, who is leaving the post at the end of the year. Nauert was camera-ready when she came to the State Department in April...

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Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission announcing the first 5 applicants to receive a cultivation facility license to grow medical marijuana.
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Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission member to resign

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A member of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission says he plans to resign, leaving the five-member commission with two members to start the new year as the terms of two other commissioners are ending.

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'Elvis Presley' Helps Pedestrians Cross The Street In German Town

Elvis Presley's image has been used to create action figures, reading lamps and Christmas ornaments. His likeness has adorned socks, slippers and soap – and countless other products over the decades since the American rock legend first got audiences all shook up. Why not traffic lights? The town of Friedberg, Germany, this week installed three pedestrian traffic lights that incorporate images of the King . The don't-walk light shows Presley at a microphone, while the walk light depicts him in...

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Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln discussed health care and more in her monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln discussed health care and more in her monthly conversation with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Jo Anne Emerson (R-MO) discusses the aftermath of the passage of the health care bill with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 2 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Jo Anne Emerson (R-MO) discusses the aftermath of the passage of the health care bill with KASU's Mark Smith. (Part 1 of 2)

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed Health Care, Toyota, the annual visit to Washington from the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the changing political scene in Arkansas, in his monthly talk with KASU's Mark Smith. The entire interview can be heard in two parts. This is Part 2.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed Health Care, Toyota, the annual visit to Washington from the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the changing political scene in Arkansas, in his monthly talk with KASU's Mark Smith, on Thursday, March 4th. The entire interview can be heard in two parts. This is Part 1.

Jonesboro, AR/Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Marion Berry discusses his impending retirement and current issues in Washington with KASU's Mark Smith.

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KASU's James Lepine talks to film historian Meir Z. Ribalow about his upcoming lecture.

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Women In Arkansas Media Speak Up With #MoreThanABabe

Meteorologist Natalie Walter with KARK and KLRT talks with KUARs Jacob Kauffman about #morethanababe. This Thursday women in Arkansas's media world launched the #morethanababe hashtag in response to a local radio show's Babe Bracket that ranks TV journalists based on looks. Governor Asa Hutchinson previously went on program and said "everybody enjoys it” but has since released a statement saying he was not defending the gimmick. Multiple women in the media have tweeted this morning objecting...

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