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DURATION: 1:36-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:AP Television - Clients OnlyRussellville, Arkansas 25 July, 20131. Mid view exterior of "Radio Center" UPSOUND: "We're with you until 9 o'clock, so we have about ten minutes left. So get your phone calls in now."2. Chris Womack at radio control board3. Patch bay panel for radio connections4. Close view of telephone lines blinking5. SOUNDBITE: Chris Womack, Host - KARV's "Dail-A-Trade":"We get a wide range of products. Most of the time range from some small animals, to guns, to cars, mobile homes, boats, RVs, 4-wheelers, just a wide range of items."6. UPSOUND - voice of caller:"Yes sir, I have about eight laying hens left. I want ten dollars apiece. Guaranteed to lay every day." AP Television - Clients OnlyClarksville, Arkansas 25 July, 20137. UPSOUND - Rooster crowing Wide view of chicken coop on farm8. SOUNDBITE: Dolly Sinor, "Dial-A-Trade" Listener:"I get up and make my coffee and then I turn it on and I listen to the whole program. Get me a pencil and a pad and write down numbers."9. Close view of chickens10. Extreme close view of rooster11. SOUNDBITE: Dolly Sinor, "Dial-A-Trade" Listener:"Just really enjoy the program and enjoy the people who come and buy chickens. And, the people in the area that I meet. It's just entertaining to me and I enjoy it."12. Various of chickensAP Television- Clients OnlyRussellville, Arkansas 25 July, 201313. UPSOUND: Chris Womack, Host - KARV's "Dial-A-Trade":"And, we're going to get started with our program ...STORYLINE:(UPSOUND: Chris Womack, host of KARV's 'Dail-A-Trade') "We're with you until 9 o'clock, so we have about ten minutes left. So get your phone calls in now."VOICE OVER:THROUGHOUT MUCH OF RURAL AMERICA NOT SERVED BY HIGH SPEED, OR EVEN DIAL UP INTERNET, THE LOCAL RADIO STATION CONTINUES TO PROVIDE THE COMMUNITY CONNECTION OF PERSON TO PERSON COMMERCE.THREE TIMES EACH WEEKDAY AND TWICE ON SATURDAY, RESIDENTS OF WESTERN ARKANSAS CALL IN TO K-A-R-V's "DIAL-A-TRADE." - THE ON-AIR CLASSIFIED ADS.(SOUNDBITE: CHRIS WOMACK)"Most of the time range from small animals to guns to cars, mobile homes, boats, RV's, 4-wheelers, just a wide range of items and its always different every day."UPSOUND: caller: "Yes sir, I have about eight laying hens left. I want ten dollars apiece, guaranteed to lay every day."UPSOUND:ROOSTER CROWINGSOUNDBITE: Dolly Sinor, Chicken Farmer)"I get up and make my coffee and then I turn it on and I listen to the whole program. I get me a pencil and a pad and write down numbers." (VOICE OVER)HERE ON THE SINOR FARM, DOLLY SINOR IS SELLING HER LAYING HENS THROUGH 'DIAL-A-TRADE.'SHE SAYS SHE CALLS IN JUST ABOUT EVERY DAY.SOUNDBITE: Dolly Sinor, Chicken Farmer)"Just really enjoy the program and enjoy the people who come and buy chickens. And, the people in the area that I meet. It's just entertaining to me and I enjoy it."(VOICE OVER)SO, INSTEAD OF ADDING A POSTING ON craigslist, OR SENDING A TWEET, RESIDENTS OF CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS, CAN CONNECT WITH NEIGHBORS THROUGH THE LOCAL RADIO 'SWAP SHOP'(SOUNDBITE: Dolly Sinor, Chicken Farmer)"I just really enjoy the program and enjoy the people that come and buy chickens and the people in the area that I meet and its just entertaining to me and I enjoy it.VOICE OVER:SO, INSTEAD OF ADDING A POSTING ON CRAIGSLIST OR SENDING A TWEET, RESIDENTS OF CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS CAN CONNECT WITH NEIGHBORS.(UPSOUND: Chris Womack, Host - KARV's "Dial-A-Trade":"We're going to get started with our program here this morning."SO FORGET ABOUT ONLINE POSTINGS IN THIS COMMUNITY, ON-AIR ADS ARE STILL THE ELECTRONIC MARKETPLACE.TOM RITCHIE, ASSOCIATED PRESS