Jacqueline Froelich

KUAF Reporter, "Ozarks at Large" and NPR Correspondent

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards. 

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QLaw Arkansas, The newly established Arkansas LGBT+ Bar Association, is hosting a day-long name and gender marker change clinic Saturday Oct. 13 at Artist's Laboratory Theater in Fayetteville. The free clinic, hosted in collaboration with Arkansas Trans Coalition, is for legal professionals and the public seeking to understand state rules and regulations on amending names and gender identities on birth certificates and drivers licenses.

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Clinics, hospitals and public health agencies are reporting early cases of influenza in Arkansas before the October flu season start. Experts say this year's flu shot, available at local pharmacies and through primary health care providers is a better match than last year for preventing the flu and reducing symptoms.

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A first round of fellowships has been awarded to twenty artists through the Mid-America Arts Alliance Artists 360 program. With financial support from the Walton Family Foundation, the experimental initiatve aims to support the careers of fine artists, craftspeople, writers and performers in northwest and western Arkansas. A full list of grantees and their projects can be viewed here.

courtesy: Environmental Protection Agency

This summer, North Arkansas College in Harrison announced it had sealed off a section of its downtown central campus facility after mold was detected in an office tower. Exposure to mold spores poses certain health risks according to the Arkansas Department of Health, which offers online guidance and containment tips.

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Wild hogs root up pastures and forests across Arkansas. Kenneth Wallen, a research scientist at the Arkansas Forest Resources Center this summer conducted a survey to measure the scope of damage and landowners' experiences dealing with feral swine. Results will help inform the public as well as the Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force, established in 2017 by the Arkansas legislature.