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Weekly Address

11.24.2021

The Importance of Thanksgiving

Today I’d like to talk about the importance of Thanksgiving, but first I have to talk turkey. Arkansas turkey to be exact. Turkeys are one of Arkansas’s many claims to fame for which we can be thankful, right up there with the Buffalo National River and the World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest, which starts Friday. In 2020, Arkansas farmers raised 31 million turkeys, which puts Arkansas second in the nation for...


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