Daniel Caruth

Morning Host/Producer

On today's show, we have the latest information from the governor's daily coronavirus briefing. Plus, we find out about a legislative effort in Washington, D.C. that aims to help local news outlets across the country that are struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic. We also hear from two local organizations about why they need volunteers and sponsors for their gardening projects. And, we head to Rome. Sort of.

Courtesy / University of Arkansas

In late February, the University of Arkansas Rome Center closed its campus and directed students to return home. Then the university suspened all study abroad programs through this summer. Starting May 26, the Rome Center will offer virtual courses using interactive technology, video tours and interviews as an alternative for the nearly 150 students who would have been travelling to the campus this summer. 

On today's show, we have the latest from the governor's daily coronavirus response briefing. And, we find out about a new experimental treatment called COVID convalescent plasma therapy that was recently fast tracked in Arkansas. Plus, we hear more about Ozark Regional Transit's plans to require all passengers to wear face coverings starting next week.

Courtesy / Art Ventures NWA

This month, Art Ventures, a nonprofit art gallery, recieved a $10,000 legacy gift from the estate of Fayetteville-based artist Linda Sheets. Sheets gained national recgonition after liscensing her scratchbook design kits to Ampersand Art Supply in 2011. She died of cancer in 2018.

On today's show, we have the latest information from the governor's daily coronavirus response briefing. Plus, we visit with local restaurant owners and employees to see how they're approaching dine-in services now that the state has lifted its restrictions and replaced them with safety guidelines. And, we find out about a new Arkansas PBS series about some of the less-trafficked hikes in the state.

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