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Week-In-Review Podcast: Executions, LGBT Ordinances, Colleges, Senate Bid & Opposition To Iran Deal

Michael Hibblen

Hear KUAR's Week-In-Review Podcast.

This time on KUAR's look at the past week in news, politics and more, Michael Hibblen and Jacob Kauffman discuss:

  • Arkansas preparing its first executions in a decade
  • Fayetteville voters passing an anti-discrimination ordinance despite a new state law
  • The University of Arkansas System launching its online university eVersity
  • Democrat Conner Eldridge officially announcing his bid for the Senate seat held by Republican John Boozman
  • And we'll talk with Sen. Tom Cotton about his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal and other issues. 

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Michael Hibblen
As News Director, Michael Hibblen oversees daily news coverage for KUAR. He handles assignments for the news staff, helps develop story ideas and edits copy. Michael isresponsible for starting a news-sharing partnership between public radio stations in Arkansas in 2009 which laid the foundation for what became Arkansas Public Media. He is also a regular panelist and fill-in host on AETN's Arkansas Week, where journalists discuss issues in the news.
Jacob Kauffman is a reporter and anchor for KUAR. He primarily covers the state legislature and politics beat while juggling anchoring Morning Edition Monday through Friday.