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homeless children2
11:31 pm
Mon April 13, 2009

Homeless children in Arkansas: Part Two

Sparkle Dupree, Our House resident with her two children Georgia Mjartan, Our House Executive Director Vaughn Summerville, Our House resident Tiffany Summerville, Our House resident Sheree Coleman, Our House Youth Specialist Sheree Coleman helps child with math homework. Inside Our House Childrens Center Inside Our House Childrens Center Outside Our House Childrens Center
Credit Malcolm Glover

There is a growing need for facilities and programs that support homeless children and families, since the deepening recession means more home foreclosures and job losses.

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homeless children1
11:26 pm
Sun April 12, 2009

Homeless children in Arkansas: Part One

Our House resident Rob Parker and Executive Director Georgia Mjartan outside the Our House Child Development Center.
Credit Malcolm Glover / KUAR

Most parents try to protect their children from some of life's cruel realities, like broken relationships, sickness, discrimination, and even an understanding of death. However, with the nation's economy in a state of flux, poverty is on the rise and there are some parents who are unable to safeguard their children from experiencing homelessness.

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Pulaski County Jail
10:18 am
Fri December 19, 2008

FM 89 goes inside the Pulaski County Jail

Pulaski County Jail

Sections of the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility are being renovated.

FM 89's Malcolm Glover goes inside the jail, takes a tour of the facility, and talks with Sheriff Doc Holladay and his deputies about their jobs and the funding they want for the renovation of old cells and expansion of existing facilities.

2008 Presidential Campaign
11:00 pm
Sun October 26, 2008

Where did the political jingle go?

One aspect of electioneering is quickly becoming a relic. The political jingle, a catchy campaign tune that could connect a candidate with the office he or she was running for, has fallen by the wayside in national, state and local campaigns.

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UAMS Psychiatric Institute
9:45 pm
Wed July 16, 2008

Ben Vereen to headline benefit for UAMS' Psychiatric Research Institute

Ben Vereen

Tony Award winner Ben Vereen is in Little Rock using his vocal, dancing, and acting talents to raise money for a project and a cause that he deeply cares about.

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