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Arkansas Receives Low Grades on Tobacco Control from American Lung Association


On today's show, what is on Arkansas report card from the American Lung Association. Plus, about 100,000 Arkansans were without power this morning because of heavy snowfall. Also, "Kim's Convenience" opens this weekend at TheatreSquared, an excerpt from KUAF's RefleXions Music Series and more.

Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news Director and host of "Ozarks at Large"
Matthew Moore is a reporter and producer for "Ozarks at Large"
Rachell-Sanchez Smith is an associate producer for "Ozarks at Large"
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