Pete Hartman, the operations manager at 91.3, gives us a preview of this week's Sunday Special, airing Sunday at 3 p.m.: The Science of Gratitude.

In 1944, a group of concerned Fayetteville residents started The Humane Society of the Ozarks. 73 years later the organization, which relies wholly on donations and private grant-funding, is still concerned about the welfare of animals throughout Northwest Arkansas. 

The Programs Director, Sally Baker Williams, spoke with Pete Hartman about the Humane Society's efforts in honor of their upcoming "Tails of Love" preview party. "Tails of Love" is the group's annual photo book, and this eighth edition features pets among striking Ozarks scenery.

Ozarks at Large for Friday, November 10, 2017

Nov 10, 2017

On today’s show, an investigation into the relationship between drug rehab programs and some poultry companies continues. Plus, Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette gives us a rundown of weekend theater that includes the puppets of Avenue Q, the women of the Odd Couple and some Samuel Beckett. And Rapper Jasper Logan is releasing his latest album “Success” today.

Tyson Earnings are Up

Nov 10, 2017

Michael Tilley, from Talk Business and Politics, says Tyson Foods earning previews indicate very robust numbers for the company. He also says we should remember that trade issues like NAFTA affect small Arkansas businesses, too.

courtesy: Hendren for Senate

Since their original investigative report about Christian Alcoholics and Addicts in Recovery (CAAIR), Reveal journalists Amy Julia Harris and Shoshana Walter have reported on another work rehabilitation program called Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program (DARP), which is located in Decatur, Arkansas and Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

A Weekend of Theater Everywhere

Nov 10, 2017

Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette gives us a long list of theater taking place this weekend: Avenue Q opens this weekend on the University of Arkansas campus, Artist Laboratory Theater brings history alive in Evergreen Cemetery in Fayetteville Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2, Footloose wraps up this weekend at Drake Field in Fayetteville, Krapp's Last Tape is at The Nines this weekend, The Odd Couple: Female Version is this weekend and next at Fort Smith Little Theater, Arkansas Public Theater

Katy Henriksen, from KUAF's Of Note, previews next week's shows...including Rimsky-Korsakov Sunday night and a week of harp beginning Monday night. Of Note with Katy Henriksen can be heard every Sunday through Thursday night from 8-10 pm on 91.3.

courtesy: Jasper Logan

What does it mean to have success? That's the question NWA-based rapper Jasper Logan explores in his new album, "Success." The 11-track record debuts today and he's celebrating tonight at Stage 18 with a hip hop show that will feature performances by himself as well as other local artists like Jeremiah Pickett.

Scratching the Surface: The Volcanic Bulge on Mars

Nov 10, 2017

Welcome to Scratching the Surface with Caitlin Ahrens, the Pluto Manager at the Center for Space and Planetary Science. 

Just below Mars' equator lies the Tharsis Bulge, a series of volcanic mountains including Olympus Mons, which is two and a half times the height of Mount Everest. The region is thought to be a product of a giant hot spot. Because Mars lacks tectonic plates, the lava pooled in this region to create a bulging effect.

For more on the Center for Space and Planetary Science, visit

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, November 9, 2017

Nov 9, 2017

On today’s show, big challenges and big efforts to affect change; we hear from Kyle Peterson, executive director of the Walton Family Foundation. Plus, a growing interest in water quality means the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality wants public comments.


World and Area News

Gay, Out And On The Airwaves In Kinshasa

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Sitting at his desk in a stuffy office with a rainbow flag hanging behind him, 31-year-old Patou Izai says it takes a lot of courage to come out as gay in Kinshasa, the sprawling capital city of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Although this vast, volatile Central African nation does not have the harsh anti-gay laws adopted by neighbors such as Uganda, deeply ingrained conservative cultural norms routinely stigmatize, silence and lead to physical threats against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people.

Updated at 1:38 p.m. ET

The longest-serving member of the House of Representatives is the latest lawmaker caught in the wave of sexual harassment claims.

The Department of Homeland Security leadership is withholding a report of an internal watchdog that details the government's messy roll out of President Trump's travel ban, including the violation of two federal court orders.

The executive order banning people from seven mostly Muslim nations from entering the U.S., was suddenly implemented Jan. 27th.

Federal regulators are on track to loosen regulations of cable and telecom companies.

The Federal Communications Commission will vote Dec. 14 on a plan to undo the landmark 2015 rules that had placed Internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon under the strictest-ever regulatory oversight.

The vote is expected to repeal so-called net neutrality rules, which prevent broadband companies from slowing down or blocking any sites or apps, or otherwise deciding what content gets to users faster.

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