This week's KUAF Vinyl Hour (5 p.m. Sunday on KUAF 3) digs deep into obscure Texas psychedelic rock.

Banking Continues to Expand

Jul 19, 2018

This week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report examines a hotel-building boom in Bentonville and a banking boom spreading from Oklahoma into Arkansas.

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For Amit Peled, To Brahms With Love is more than an album, it is a true sentiment. He says love, or a childhood crush, led to his lifelong relationship with the cello. 

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Jul 18, 2018

On today’s show, A new mixed-use development for neurodiverse adults is in the planning phase in northwest Arkansas. Plus, John Brummett tries to see the Helsinki press conference from a different angle. And, the Arkansas Brewers’ Guild this weekend will descend on the tiny town of Big Flat.

Fallout from Helsinki

Jul 18, 2018
courtesy: Talk Business & Politics

John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Demcorat-Gazette discusses with Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics this week's press conference involving President Trump and Russian President Putin.

courtesy: Spectrum Living Solutions

A new mixed-use neighborhood for neurodiverse adults is in the planning phase in northwest Arkansas. Spectrum Living Solutions was conceptualized three years ago by Ashton and Betts McCombs, who have a neurodiverse daughter on the autism spectrum. Project consultant Sandy Wright says the mixed-use district will feature housing, entertainment, recreation and businesses for neurodiverse residents and entrepreneurs.

Big Time in Big Flat

Jul 18, 2018
courtesy: Arkansas Brewers Guild

This weekend, the Arkansas Brewers Guild will bring more than a dozen Arkansas craft beers to the tiny town of Big Flat. We learn more about the event and convince our guests to play the first-ever Ozarks at Large quiz...all about Big Flat.

From Modest Mouse to the return of Big Smith, there are many musical options during the next few days.

Thursday July 19

Shervin Lainez

Lake Street Dive will be at George's Majestic Lounge Thursday evening as they tour in support of their lastest album, Free Yourself Up. Mike "McDuck" Olson discusses why the band decided to depart from the approach they took when recording 2016's Side Pony and how the current political and social climate has led them to write songs that go beyond love lost and love gained.

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jul 17, 2018

On today’s show, Walmart workers are now able to enroll in college, paying just a dollar a day, under a new education benefit. Plus, the Fayetteville Public Library expansion takes another step toward reality. And the case for Sherm Lollar, Arkansas baseball all-star, to be in the Hall of Fame.


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"The good news is that your favorite President did nothing wrong!" President Trump tweeted Saturday morning. His message follows a New York Times report on Friday that his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded their discussion about payments to a former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with Trump.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

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The cows were silent on a recent July morning at Mill-King dairy farm in McGregor, Texas. They stood under shade trees, digesting their breakfast, while cicadas buzzed in the branches overhead.

"It's starting to warm up, so they're starting to get a little bit less ... frolicky," says Craig Miller, watching from the fence line.

His grandfather started this farm. Now he runs it, producing nonhomogenized milk from a mostly grass-fed herd. He says this cow behavior is exactly what he expects as the temperature rises.

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