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“Elections 2018: AETN Debates” Schedule

It’s time once again for AETN’s debate series to help Arkansas citizens make informed decisions at the polls in November. Candidates in eight races have agreed to participate in “Election 2018: AETN Debates,” which will tape and air Oct. 8-12. AETN will also produce “Election 2018: Ballot Initiatives” featuring the proposed initiatives that have reached the ballot in a 30-minute program produced in conjunction with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service. Read on to learn how you can attend the debates live or when and how you can watch with us.

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AETN and PBS KIDS Day at Mid-America Science Museum

Join AETN at the Mid-America Science Museum for AETN & PBS KIDS Day Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.! We and Daniel Tiger will be in town for a grrr-rific family event, complete with  a scavenger hunt and other activities and giveaways. He can’t wait to take photos with his Arkansas fans.

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“The Great American Read” Is Back!

Hey, book lovers throughout our beautiful state! PBS’s tour-de-force summer reading initiative “The Great American Read” begins its two-month final push tonight, Tuesday, Sept. 11, toward announcing what book will be crowned “America’s Favorite Novel.” All spring and summer long, AETN has partnered with Literary Festivals and events, community libraries and student summer writing camps to call attention to this fun community engagement event. Keep reading to see what you have to look forward to in its return!

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It’s A Back-to-School Celebration with the Arkansas Travelers!

What’s a better way to celebrate going back to school than watching the Arkansas Travelers battle it out with the Tulsa Drillers at Dickey-Stephens Park? Try that plus cheering on our educators with special teacher discounts and chances to win classroom makeovers and more — as well as free books for students — Thursday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m.

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