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Online Databases Strive to Make Childcare Easier to Find

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On today's show, childcare for many families is difficult to find and websites like Winnie, has searchable databases for the public. Also, Marcus Bridgewater, also known as Garden Marcus, discusses nurturing minds and plants ahead of his guest lecture at the University of Arkansas. Plus, a new Ozark poetry book, Dylan Earl is set to release a new album, updates from the Arkansas Legislature, a Fayetteville insect find and more.

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Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for <i>Ozarks at Large.</i>
Kyle Kellams is KUAF's news director and host of Ozarks at Large.
Josie Lenora is the Politics/Government Reporter for KUAR News.
Matthew Moore is a reporter and producer for Ozarks at Large.
Ryan Versey is KUAF's underwriting director.
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  • Marcus Bridgewater gained a massive online following during the pandemic with his planting and mindfulness tips. Fresh off the release of his book, we preview his upcoming lecture at the University of the Ozarks.
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