A Thursday roundup includes a naturalization ceremony at Pea Ridge National Military Park and approval by the Arkansas Attorney General for four ballot proposals to move forward.

This week's KUAF Vinyl Hour, at 5 p.m. Sunday on KUAF 3, devotes an hour to the early work of Brian Eno.

Lottery Grows in Arkansas

May 24, 2018

This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report provides information on a national company establishing a presence in Rogers, and we hear about the continued growth of the Arkansas Lottery.

On today’s show, we hear about the continuing conflict over how to pay for an old landfill. Plus, we investigate a way to repurpose a building that has aged. And, we also have analysis of new voting results following yesterday’s primary and a survey of live music available this holiday weekend.

We know, for the most part, how the November election ballot will look in Arkansas. Roby Brock, with Talk Business and Politics, discusses what yesterday's primary election results may mean.

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A class-action lawsuit claims residents of six north Arkansas counties aren't liable for debt accrued by the Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District. The debt is related to a defunct Baxter County landfill, and the lawsuit also claims residents aren't liable for cleaning up the site. A citizens' opposition group has also formed to fight property tax assessment fees levied to pay off debts associated with the landfill.

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A historic brick building on the corner of 1st and Walnut in downtown Rogers has been undergoing renovations. Urban Land Institute NWA is inviting the public to tour the building May 24 and get an update on the project’s progress.

The holiday weekend offers a variety of choices when it comes to live music performances.

Wednesday May 23

  • Air Loom at Arsaga’s at the Depot (Fayetteville) - 7 to 9 p.m.

Thursday May 24

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018

On today’s show, Alma kickstarts conversations about the future. Also, young engineers start their robots for an international competition at the University of Arkansas. And, art that started here may soon be seen by the entire country on HBO.


Win front row seats to see Ray LaMontagne

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World and Area News

The people of Ireland voted by a landslide to change their socially conservative country's constitution and legalize abortion, according to exit polls.

An Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll late Friday suggested a "stunning victory" of 68 percent to 32 percent. "Yes" voters want to repeal the eighth amendment, which was voted into the constitution through a public referendum in 1983 and bans nearly all abortion.

If Stonehenge Monument were an ice cream, it would be a delicious bowl of vanilla blended with bits of oats and hazelnuts and honey swirls.

At least according to Hannah Spiegelman, a small-batch ice cream maker in Baltimore who explores the sweet — as well as salty, spicy and even a little nutty — sides of historical people and places through A Sweet History, her blog, Instagram feed and occasional pop-up stand of the same name.

Updated 10:55 a.m. ET

Add another twist to a topsy-turvy week of diplomacy with North Korea. South Korea's presidential Blue House announced Saturday that earlier in the day, President Moon Jae-in held a secret meeting with North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, in an effort to keep diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang alive.

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