U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, who is stepping down at the end of his current term, says he is considering a run for lieutenant governor of Arkansas.
The 2nd district Republican had cited family concerns when he announced last year he would not run for re-election. In an interview with KUAR, Griffin said the lieutenant governor’s position would be ideal.
An Arkansas House panel is recommending that the chamber suspend its ban on raising campaign funds during the upcoming legislative session.
The House Rules Committee on Thursday recommended that the chamber suspend a rule barring members from raising money from the fiscal session that begins Monday. Suspending the rule will require a two-thirds vote among members present before the House convenes.
The proposal replaces the panel's recommendation last week that the rule be changed to allow fundraising by candidates for federal office.
The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Dvořák’s lyrical fairy tale Rusalka, starring Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles Saturday, February 8 from noon-4 on KLRE Classical 90.5.
This week many listeners have been asking us about problems with the reception for KUAR and KLRE.
Arkansas's extra ice and winter weather this season are likely the cause of listening difficulties.
When ice falls in the region, it coats our antennas and their towers. That ice increases what's called "reflected power," which in turn can cause our transmitter, the really expensive piece of equipment that sends the signal through our antenna, to overheat.
Searchers will resume their look for a missing Arkansas Forestry Commission pilot and his airplane after wreckage from another crash on Rattlesnake Mountain in western Arkansas turned out to be from an accident many years ago.
Commission spokeswoman Adriane Barnes said Wednesday that searchers found the wreckage of a plane that crashed decades ago in Polk County - but that the plane had been previously found and its crash recorded. No remains were located with it.