Bat-Killing Disease Spreads to More States

Mar 16, 2009

A mysterious ailment that is decimating bat colonies in the Northeast has spread more quickly than scientists once believed. "White-nose syndrome," first discovered in 2007, has been confirmed for the first time in New Hampshire and West Virginia. And scientists are investigating suspected sites in Virginia.

Susi von Oettingen, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, says the disease was confirmed last month in West Virginia, home to some of country's rarest and most diverse bat populations.

FM 89 goes inside the Pulaski County Jail

Dec 19, 2008
Pulaski County Jail
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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.

Where did the political jingle go?

Oct 26, 2008

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.

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.

German Left Courts the Working Class

Apr 23, 2008

Left Party leader Oskar Lafontaine protests with miners against the closure of mines in Saarbrucken, Germany, on March 5.
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A teen dances the Tecktonik, an alternative dance form that has started spreading through nightclubs in Europe — and could be heading for U.S.

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