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On today’s show, voters in Fort Smith will decide if a nine-month sales tax can help pay for the U.S. Marshals Museum. Plus, UAFS is launching a campaign to recruit students from the military. And NWA Gives is coming back for a second, bigger year.

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, talks with Roby Brock, from Talk Business and Politics, about President Trump's national emergency and Governor Asa Hutchinson's tax cuts.

On today’s show, the Arkansas Coding Academy is expanding into Fayetteville. Plus, John Jeter, musical director and conductor of the Fort Smith Symphony discusses a new CD of Florence Price music recorded at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center. And our Militant Grammarian returns to help us understand the concept of group possessives.

The partial federal government shutdown ended Friday. This week Roby Brock, with our content partner Talk Business and Politics, spoke with political writer John Brummett to assess what may come next in the political negotiations regarding immigration policy. 

State Rep. Andy Davis is the point person in the Arkansas House for Governor Asa Hutchinson's proposal to streamline and reorganize state government agencies. This weekend, Roby Brock from our content partner Talk Business and Politics spoke with Rep. Davis about the proposal and about funding for state highways.