Ozarks At Large

Ozarks At Large

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A daily news magazine focusing on the people, places, and events of the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas and Missouri. Airing weekdays at noon and again at 7pm on KUAF 91.3 FM. Listen live on the web at http://www.kuaf.org.More from Ozarks At Large »

Most Recent Episodes

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, August 25, 2016

We travel to the Fort Smith National Historic Site to talk with an expert about the Great Indian Council, a gathering of 16 tribes that convened in Fort Smith after the Civil War to reestablish formal relations with the U.S. government. We also hear about a new site specific composition by composer and conductor Paul Haas, that will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

We learn about the new Recreation and Wellness Center that recently opened on the UAFS campus, longtime NPR producer Cindy Carpien gives us a bit of history lesson about the early years of the network, and political reporter Doug Thompson helps us understand some of the state legislative races facing Arkansas voters this year. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Monday, August 22, 2016

We hear from Omar McLeod, Arkansas Razorback track athlete who just won gold in the Rio Olympics for his native country of Jamaica. We also hear about an unsuccessful proposal to place an early voting site on the U of A campus, and we hear how National Parks, including one in Fort Smith, are planning to celebrate the National Parks Service 100th birthday this weekend. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Weekend OAL for Sunday, August 21, 2016

We hear about an effort by The Nature Conservancy to preserve a portion of the Kings River through new technology and old fashioned manual labor. We also get a primer on some of the free community events happening during the coming Fayetteville Roots Festival, and we learn why Arkansas has one of the worst teen pregnancy and birth rates in the U.S., and what some experts say could help the state improve. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Friday, August 19, 2016

We hear about a new veterinary clinic that has opened at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, Effron White pays us a visit during a break from his Nashville life, and Dorothy Hall gives us some suggestions for how to use in-season produce in the latest edition of Ozarkansas Fresh. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, August 18, 2016

We hear how Bella Vista is creating a trails network for cyclists within its city limits. We also hear an interview with the director of the film "Greater," a biopic about former Razorback Brandon Burlsworth. And we hear from the head of Arkansas Children's Hospital about the institution's plans for statewide health care growth besides investing in new buildings. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, August 17, 2016

We learn about teen pregnancy rates in Arkansas, among the highest in the nation, and what some experts say could help curb teen pregnancy in the state. Plus, we get a preview of some of the community events associated with this year's Fayetteville Roots Festival, and we learn about a new lawsuit that aims to block construction of a controversial high-voltage electricity transmission line. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, August 16, 2016

We hear how one northwest Arkansas psychotherapist uses her diagnosis on the autism spectrum to inform her practice in helping other people. Political columnist John Brummett talks with Bud Cummins, Arkansas chair for Donald Trump's presidential campaign, and we get a preview of the next event in the KUAF Summer Jazz Concert Series. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Monday, August 15, 2016

We learn how The Nature Conservancy is working to repair ravaged portions of the Kings River inside its private preserve of land. Also, we hear how Tontitown is paying tribute to a former state representative who served eight terms under four different governors. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Weekend OAL for Sunday, August 14, 2016

We hear how one UA researcher is looking at fruit flies to better understand a gene that could possibly help regenerate nerve connections in humans. We also hear about a new quarterly literary publication tailored for the Marshallese community, and we learn about the legacy Arkansas native Hazel Brown left for women athletes throughout the U.S.. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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