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8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

Weekend OAL for Sunday, December 21, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Weekend OAL: Governor Mike Beebe sits down with long-time political columnist John Brummett to talk about what's next after thirty years in elected office in state politics in Arkansas. And we discover a model train set in a backyard in Fort Smith that uses Fort Smith of the past as inspiration.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

Crystal Bridges Museum/UA Collaborate to Interpret Frank Lloyd Wright House

Credit Jacqueline Froelich

Almost a year ago, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced it had acquired a New Jersey house designed by noted American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The deconstructed building is being installed just south of the museum. UofA architecture faculty and students are documenting and interpreting the project while Assistant Professor Santiago Perez (pictured) and his team construct a viewing pavilion leading up to the house.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

A Miniature Piece of Fort Smith History

Credit Christina Karnatz

A "rail roader" in the River Valley has mirrored the town his cars twist and turn through after a 1957 Fort Smith. We travel to Frisco City.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

Springdale Northern Bypass Gets Green Light

The Arkansas Highway Commission yesterday opened bids for the first leg of a future bypass that experts say will alleviate traffic that currently fills one downtown Springdale highway.

MUSIC:  "Christmastime" Smashing Pumpkins

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

After 8 Years as Governor, What's Next?

John Brummett, the political columnist, asks Governor Mike Beebe what he plans to do after his second term ends.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

Here Come the Holidays!

  Becca Martin Brown begins a countdown of the biggest stories of 2014 and reminds us of a few holiday-related events taking place today.

MUSIC: "Christmas Time Will Soon be Over" Jack White

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

Predicting Like it's 1985

Our history doctor, Bill Smith, examines some of the large predictions made 29 years ago to see how many, if any, got the future right.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
8:05 am
Sun December 21, 2014

Another Song From High Lonesome

Credit Antoinette Grajeda

Here, the trio performs the song "I'm a Good Lookin' Man."

MUSIC AT END OF SHOW: "Rocking 'Round the Christmas Tree" The Oscar Brown Trio

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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
1:16 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Ozarks at Large for Friday, December 19, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks at Large: Michael Tilley from The City Wire on the week's news, Becca Martin Brown from NWA Newspapers on a weekend filled with holiday activities other than shopping, and the band High Lonesome inside the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:13 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Full House Expected for UA Fall Commencement

The Arkansas Independent Citizens Commission prepares for its initial review of salaries for state elected officials. Area towns and cities move toward endorsing and adopting the region's new Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, and University of Arkansas officials prepare for about 1,000 students to take part in the fall commencement ceremony taking place this weekend.

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