We talk with local Western and Cowboy author Dusty Richards about his work and his 150th book. We also learn about an effort to map the more than 200 miles of the Ozark Highlands Trail, and Roby Brock and John Brummett make sense of what we do and don't know about the coming Arkansas Primary.

Poll Numbers for US Senate Race

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Talk Business and Politics and Hendrix College have new poll numbers regarding the GOP nomination for US Senate in Arkansas.

MUSIC: "Granite City" Deep Sea Arcade

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Cartogrpapher Kristian Underwood, in partnership with the Ozark Highlands Trail Association, is mapping the Ozark Highlands Trail. Two maps are published and available to the public. A third is in the planning phase. 

From the Natural State to the Granite State

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Many Arkansans are in New Hampshire, working for the Clinton campaign...much like 1992 when another Clinton was seeking the White House.

MUSIC: "Tibetan Dance" Ryuichi Sakamoto

Trying to Figure Out Arkansas' Primary

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Roby Brock, from Talk Business and Politics, talks to John Brummett about what we know, and don't know, about the Arkansas Primary.

One Event for Each Sense

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We have one event suggestion for each sense.

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Dusty Richards is known throughout northwest Arkansas as a certified rodeo announcer, he was a broadcaster for several years, and he is a prolific writer of Western fiction. He recently released his 150th book, and he recently stopped by to talk about his life, writing and an infatuation with the West.

 

MUSIC: "My Indian Red" Dr. John  

Ingrid Roettgen / Courtesy of Truman Media Network

The northeastern Missouri town of Kirksville, has a population of just over 17,000 people. It’s also home to Truman State University, a liberal arts school with about 6,000 students – a few of whom have worked hard to create their own sense of adventure in a town where there isn’t much to do.

Superstars Itzhak Perlman and Yo-Yo Ma join forces in Brahms double concerto accompanied by Daniel Barenboim leading the Chicago Symphony for an unforgettable recording. Tune in to hear it, along with "Ragtime for 11 Instruments" from Stravinsky ahead of the UA Music department performance of it, in Tuesday's program.

We speak with the director of Fayetteville Virtual Academy about the new online educational choice for students in Fayetteville and northwest Arkansas. We also learn about a local business that makes crafting bags that are sold around the world.

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"Arkansas Ozarks African Americans: 1820 to 1950"

“Arkansas Ozarks African Americans: A Special KUAF History Documentary.” KUAF Public Radio is proud to present "Arkansas Ozarks African Americans: 1820 to 1950," a two-hour public radio documentary chronicling the historic black communities of Washington, Carroll, Benton, and Boone counties over a span of 130 years. Written and produced by investigative journalist, Jacqueline Froelich--and first broadcast in 2000--this comprehensive black history profiles the significant presence of and contr...
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