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Breaking Down the "Connected" Car

Jan 8, 2014

With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) officially in full swing in Las Vegas, gadget lovers everywhere are geeking out over the newest and coolest innovations in tech.

We are proud to be part of the buzz with our NPR News app featured as one of General Motors' very first in-dash applications. Connected cars, here we come!

Wait... what the heck is a connected car anyways?

If you're a fan of Tales from the South, you can support the show with your vote!

It's up for Best Storytelling Show in the finals of The Stitcher Awards against the likes of Snap Judgment, This American Life, StoryCorps and The Moth.

Stitcher is an on-demand internet radio service that focuses on news and information radio and podcasts.

Voting closes on January 13. 

Way to go, Tales from the South!

The Happiest of Hours: #PCHH

Jan 6, 2014

If you're familiar with Pop Culture Happy Hour and the hilarious folks behind the podcast, you're well acquainted with that special feeling that accompanies hearing the first few notes of intro music: sheer delight.

KUAR is partnering with the Old State House Museum to screen a series of Arkansas-related movies each month on Second Friday Art Night. KUAR General Manager Ben Fry, who also teaches courses in film history and criticism at UALR, will introduce each movie and lead a discussion after the screening. "Second Friday Cinema" is presented in cooperation with the Old State House's exhibit "Lights! Camera!

What's Your #NPResolution for 2014?

Jan 2, 2014

At NPR, we constantly strive to be better: as an organization, as storytellers, as individual human beings. It's a year-round gig, yet there's something especially powerful about hanging up a new calendar. It gets us reflecting on the past year – and thinking intentionally about the year ahead.

Enter three dreaded words: New Year's Resolutions.

Happy New Year, Friends!

Jan 1, 2014

We raise a toast to you, our listeners. Cheers to a happy, healthy, and inspiring 2014. From our NPR family to yours, Happy New Year!

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UALR Public Radio, The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), and William F. Laman Library invite the public to a free advance screening of Las Marthas as part of Community Cinema Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The screening will be held in the library's auditorium. 


#NPRNOTY: Number(s) of the Year

Dec 31, 2013

Over the past few weeks, NPR News has been running a special series to explore the ideas and trends of 2013: Number of the Year.

ALL THE VIDEOS: Holiday Edition

Dec 25, 2013

NPR Listeners Love Traveling

Dec 23, 2013

We'd love to glimpse the world through your eyes. Where did you travel this past year? What moved you, inspired you, delighted you? Why did you choose your destination, and who joined your adventure?

Tell us your top travel moment of 2013!

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