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The 604 KASU Newscast: Boozman Sees Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort as 'Step in the Right Direction'

This is the 6:04 KASU newscast for Monday, September 25th.  

Here are the stories reported this morning:

  • BOOZMAN HEALTHCARE:  Speaking to Talk Business and Politics, U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.) says the Graham-Cassidy Bill is a step in the right direction.  The legislation is the latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
  • ACH GRANT:  The Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center received a $7.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  The 23-year-old center is one of 2  in the nation devoted solely to researching children’s nutrition.
  • LITTLE ROCK 9 CHILDREN:  Today is the 60th Anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School.  Events over the weekend were planned, including a panel discussion involving the surviving members of the Little Rock 9 and their children.  Former President Bill Clinton is expected to speak at an event set for today at 10 am.

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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.