Daniel Caruth

Morning Host/Producer

On today's show, we're once again in a state of emergency in Arkansas. Plus, an Arkansas Circuit Court Judge has ruled to resume federal pandemic unemployment benefits to over 69,000 workers, a University of Arkansas professor helps digs into a slice of World War II history, and much more.

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University of Arkansas French professor, Kathy Comfort's 2018 book 'Refiguring Les Années Noires: Literary Representations of the Nazi Occupation,'  was released in paperback this July.

On today's show, the Medical Director of the University of Arkansas Health Center has issued a stern warning about the life-threatening COVID-19 Delta variant. Plus, immigrant entrepreneurs in Northwest Arkansas, and much more.

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Canopy of Northwest Arkansas, the state's only refugee resettment agency, has started a 13-week entrepreneurship program to train and mentor aspiring refugee and immigrant business owners in the region. The free program, helps entrepreurs develop a business model and identify funding opportunities.  

On today's show, how medical and pharmaceutical professionals are trying to convince more people to seek vaccinations. Plus, a Federal District Judge has temporarily blocked a new state law from going into effect banning gender affirming medical care for trans youth in Arkansas, and much more.

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Arkasnas ranks 48th in the nation for COVID-19 vaccinations - around 35 percent -  and rural populations continue to have disproportionately lower rates. Health officials are now trying to combat misinformation and other barriers to access, as the threat from the delta variant looms. 

On today's show, a possible new method for the city of Fort Smith to communicate with residents. Plus, Washington County residents discuss their Quorum Court declaring the county to be “pro-life, changes in rules regarding college athletes and endorsements, and much more.

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More people are buying and listening to vinyl records since the COVID-19 pandemic began. In 2020, vinyl outsold CD volume for the first time since 1986, according to analysis from MRC Data. Ahead of Record Store Day 2021, we look at what that means for area vinyl retailers and producers. 

On today's show, a new strategy for improving Arkansans’ lives from Heartland Forward. Plus, the environmental legacy for Marshallese and Marshallese-Americans 75 years after the United States dropped bombs on the Marshall Islands, and much more.

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Artist Bobby C. Martin's latest exhibit "Some Things Sacred" uses family photos to show the tension between his Muscogee (Creek) heritage and Christianity. The collection is on display now through August 31 at Art Ventures at 20 S. Hill Ave. in Fayetteville.