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“108˚: Critical Response” Rebroadcasts Sunday, Aug. 31
As the temperature rises and fall activities go into full swing, don’t miss the special rebroadcast of AETN and ArkansasIDEAS’ original documentary “108˚: Critical Response.” This important film addresses the dangers of heat illness in high school sports and other high temperature activities. Watch to learn more through personal testimonies from Arkansas families and interviews with coaches, certified athletic trainers, kinesiologists and other medical professionals. Read more

Plum Landing Arrives at Conway EcoFest
Plum to earth - she’s coming in for a landing! On Saturday, Sept. 13, we’re bringing all the fun of one of our latest online PBS KIDS programs, “Plum Landing” to EcoFest! Join us for an exciting day, filled with all sorts of fun activities, at Laurel Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more

New AETN KIDS Fall Schedule
It’s already time to kick off a new school year, and soon it will be time to start our new Fall 2014 AETN KIDS Schedule! To benefit our younger viewers, beginning Sept. 1, we’re adjusting our daytime AETN PBS KIDS schedule and introducing new shows. Keep reading to get the inside scoop. Read more

Resources for Depression
Sure, everyone feels sad or down sometimes. But, if you or someone you love is sad most of the time — or alternates between being really up and manic and feeling very down and depressed — and it’s creating problems at school or work, relationships are suffering, or substances or behaviors are being used to control the problems, it might be depression. The good news? It’s a real medical illness, and it’s treatable. Read more