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 »

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Ozarks at Large for Friday, February 17, 2017

On today's program, we get a preview of the newest exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which opens tomorrow. Also, we catch up with the Trumann Rail Boys, and we hear about the 40th anniversary of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, February 16, 2017

On today's program, we hear how some in Eureka Springs are hoping to turn the mountain village into a tourist destination for those looking to legally and safely consume medical marijuana. Also, a conversation with playwright Lisa D'Amour about her play Detroit, which is on-stage now at TheatreSquared [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

On today's program, we learn more about the inaugural Fort Smith Mardi Gras celebration. Plus, we learn how people living in rural areas, where there are typically few lawyers, can find legal representation, and we get a look at what's coming up this weekend in music in the region [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, February 14, 2017

On today's program, acrobats from Australia tell us the best way to wish them good luck before a show--it's not "break a leg"--as Circus Oz comes to town and John Brummett and Roby Brock discuss the best, or not best, ways to amend a state constitution. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Monday, February 13, 2017

On today's program, we hear about hidden figures beyond NASA...women and men of color who were and are major figures in the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical fields. Also, we learn more about how to access one's personal health records. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Friday, February 10, 2017

On today's program, reaction to arguments at the State Supreme Court yesterday over the city of Fayetteville's ordinance including sexual identity as a civil rights protection. Also, we learn how The House of Songs project brings songwriters from Sweden, Ireland, Canada and the Ozarks together. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, February 9, 2017

On today's program, a new funding formula for higher education in Arkansas is now law and for residents of Fort Smith named Smith, an unusual health promotion. Plus, as many as 14,000 Pacific Islanders from the Marshall Islands, more than a third of them children, live in Arkansas, but much of that population lacks comprehensive health care. We hear about an effort at the state capitol may change that. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, February 8, 2017

On today's show, the University of Arkansas counters rising national increases in sexually-transmitted diseases with a new testing clinic, Congressman Steve Womack will discuss efforts to collect sales taxes on internet purchases. And we hear the latest about an effort by the city of Fayetteville to help ensure that 7 Hills Homeless Shelter remains open. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, February 7, 2017

On today's program, we spend time at the Jones Center in Springdale for the winter Special Olympic games, and then we climb to the roof of the almost-finished 8W Center in Bentonville to see where a different kind of fundraiser will take place for the Sunshine School. At least 18 people are trying to raise at least one thousand dollars each to go off the roof and rappel to the ground. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ozarks at Large for Friday, February 3, 2016

Ahead on today's show, what a restriction on products defined as junk food might mean for SNAP recipients in Arkansas and the latest from the state capitol on campus-carry legislation. Plus, highlights from a speech given last night by former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee on the JBU campus in Siloam Springs. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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