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Posted on 29 Jul 2015
I had no idea what to expect being an intern, but I focused on trying to locate the perfect place. I landed at AETN. In my short time working here, I discovered that AETN is much more than a TV station. AETN helps build positive relationships with the people of Arkansas, and my whole experience has been invaluable.

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Posted on 28 Jul 2015
If you haven’t noticed by the high temperatures and overwhelming humidity, summer has made its grand entrance. With these drastically high temperatures, many around are seeking a cool place to unwind. Tips to say cool and beat the heat are after the jump!

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Posted on 23 Jul 2015
School supply lists are out and the smell of fresh crayons is in the air! It’s almost time to go back to school! Celebrate with AETN and Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Little Rock Whole Food Kids Club on Friday, Aug. 7, at 10 a.m.

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Posted on 23 Jul 2015
It’s been more than 10 years since “Antiques Roadshow” last visited The Natural State! What wonderful finds did they uncover then, and what great photos have we rediscovered? Find out after the jump!

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Posted on 21 Jul 2015
We all know that PBS KIDS is the No. 1 educational media brand for kids, hands down. But did you know that they offer interactive content, such as PBS KIDS video player and more than 40 mobile apps that help support children’s learning? Find details after the jump!

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Posted on 20 Jul 2015
Joining us for the “Antiques Roadshow - Little Rock” appraisal event on Saturday, July 25, at the Statehouse Convention Center and not sure what to bring? Check out a few things you should know, as well as hints from the “Antiques Roadshow” crew, after the jump.

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Posted on 16 Jul 2015
Summer ingredients are at their finest in this month’s “Cooking on the Wild Side” dishes! Find the recipes for Phyllis’ Dutch Oven Blackberry Cobbler, Crispy Fried Fish, Papaw Nut Bread and Duck Jambalaya - and plenty of fun - after the jump!

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Posted on 14 Jul 2015
Dedicated “Masterpiece Theater: Sherlock” fans, are you braving the long wait until Season Four? Series creators have released a temporary palliative for your boredom! Take a peek at the upcoming standalone special - featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and other favorite cast members - which pays tribute to the program’s inspiration with a trip back to the Victorian period.

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Posted on 14 Jul 2015
Join us for the Movies at MacArthur screening of “The Ghost Army” on Wednesday, July 15, at 6:30 p.m. This astonishing true story of American G.I.s explores how war, deception, art and glory came together in carefully crafted illusions during World War II. Admission is free, and popcorn and beverages will be provided.

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Posted on 14 Jul 2015
There are still six chances to win tickets to the July 25 “Antiques Roadshow” tour stop at Little Rock’s Statehouse Convention Center! Find the rules and learn how you can enter on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram after the jump.

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Posted on 02 Jul 2015
The Arkansas Sphinx, big bass on little Lake Atkins, and life at Subiaco Abbey and Academy – it’s all coming up in a brand new Exploring Arkansas episode Monday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m.

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Posted on 02 Jul 2015
Wish you had Phyllis’s recipes from our newest “Cooking on the Wild Side” episode? We’re happy to oblige! Find everything you need to learn to make All Purpose Marinade, Phyl’s Biscuits and Strawbanut Ice Cream after the jump.

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Posted on 22 Jun 2015
Eleven-year-old Arkansan and aspiring chef Aspen Smith showcased her culinary skills and earned a trip to the Kids’ State Dinner in Washington D.C. with her entry in the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge! Find her winning recipe for Arkansas Baked Almond Catfish and learn more about the challenge after the jump.

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Posted on 17 Jun 2015
“Poldark” rides again starting Sunday, June 21, and you can expect romance, betrayal and plenty of smoldering (not to mention incredible actors and great pacing). Find five reasons we’re looking forward to the adaptation of the classic “Masterpiece” series after the jump.

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Posted on 16 Jun 2015
School’s out for summer, but learning never stops! Join us and PBS KIDS to combat summer learning loss with free Summer Safari online resources and special programming all summer long.

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Posted on 15 Jun 2015
There’s no summer slump in PBS programming! Be on the lookout for sizzling dramas; outstanding specials - including insight into the atomic bomb’s impact on the 70th anniversary of its detonation; incredible indie films; and a refreshing lineup of science, nature and history programs.

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Posted on 12 Jun 2015
Starting to make summer plans for your family? Kids can learn how inventions can make make the world a better place in two AETN Youth Academy camps this summer! Sign up now to join us for free “Get Moving Challenge” camps in June and the “Speedy Shelter Challenge” camps in July.

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Posted on 10 Jun 2015
AETN and “Super Why!” are thrilled to partner with the Lonoke/Prairie County Regional Library System to promote reading all summer long! “Super Why!” has come to Arkansas for a library tour June 8-11 to kick off the England, Carlisle, Des Arc and Ward Public Libraries’ “Every Hero has a Story” Summer Reading Campaign.

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Posted on 08 Jun 2015
Serving as an intern within the AETN Marketing and Outreach Department allowed me to gain valuable work experience. I also enjoyed using skills I developed as a student at UCA to benefit and serve AETN. My favorite part of the internship, however, was networking with professionals in a career that I love.

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Posted on 09 Jun 2015
The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Commission will meet Wednesday, June 24, at noon in the network headquarters. It is an open meeting under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, and the public is invited to attend.

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