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“Barnes and … A Conversation With Frank Abagnale”

You might not immediately recognize Frank Abagnale’s name but, chances are, you’re familiar with his story. A former con artist turned fraud expert consultant for the FBI, Abagnale’s criminal activities were depicted in “Catch Me If You Can.” Now the ambassador for the AARP Fraud Watch Network, Abagnale sits down with Steve Barnes to talk about his life, career, consumer fraud and how to outsmart con artists on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m.

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Tommy Emmanuel – One man. One guitar. One unforgettable experience.

Australian guitar hero Tommy Emmanuel will soon be gracing the Reynolds Performance Hall stage in Conway for a special stop on his “Classics and Christmas Tour.” If you haven’t seen him play before, it’s hard to imagine how unique and talented he is. From one guitarist and music lover to another, let me tell you why this is a show you won’t want to miss.

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Chuck’s Blog – “Exploring Arkansas: December 2017”

Experiencing the open bazaar and market of the Beebe Flea Market; visiting with the man who was on the last C-130 to fly out of Viet Nam, which happens to be on display at the Little Rock Air Force Base; spending time where the buffalo roam; and taking a flying leap (well, not exactly) at Lovers Leap Trail atop Rich Mountain: it’s all coming up in a brand new episode of “Exploring Arkansas” Wednesday, Dec. 6!

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Guest Blog – The AETN Foundation New Member Challenge

I’m Dr. Lynne Rich, AETN Foundation Board chair, and I’m very pleased make an exciting announcement. The Windgate Foundation has committed $100,000 to the AETN Foundation as a challenge to public television viewers: if 7,500 new donors join the AETN family by June 30, 2018, $100,000 will go to support the programs we all love. Read more to find out why I support AETN and how you can get involved.

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What We’re Watching - Special Program Highlights

Starting on Thanksgiving Day, there’s a great round of programming coming to a screen near you! From “Anne of Green Gables” to a extraordinary look at the rise of the Fab Four in “The Beatles - Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years,” there’s an outstanding slate of programming to look forward to, all the way through December.

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Arkansas Week December 8, 2017

(Budget) With a fiscal session just around the corner, will the state have many options? (Asphalt) The highway program the state doesn't have, will it get one? (Prisons) Under control? Or just below the boiling point? (Harassment) And the issue ablaze across the country, including the country's capitol, a problem in Arkansas's Capitol?

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Barnes and... A Conversation With Frank Abagnale

Frank Abagnale, a former con artist turned fraud expert consultant, joins host Steve Barnes to talk about consumer fraud. Abagnale's criminal activities were depicted in his book "Catch Me If You Can," as well as the film of the same title.

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Exploring Arkansas December 2017

Beebe Flea Market, LRAFB C-130, Buffalo Ranch, Lovers' Leap Trail

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Arkansas Week December 1, 2017

(Ailes) The scandal began with a network's CEO and then claimed it stop celebrity. (Weinstein) It went west and destroyed a Hollywood titan and soon enough cinema stars. (Media) In a span of days it obliterated the careers of a half-dozen journalists. (Arkansas?) Sexual harassment in our state?

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Arkansas Week November 24, 2017

(Christmas) Tis the season for many Arkansans to spend. How much and how? (FY'19) Almost two quarters down and two to go, looms the state's next fiscal year. (Assets) Where does Arkansas need to build, and how? (Liabilities) And what does it need to overcome?

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