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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
2:00 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Ozarks at Large for Monday, October 20, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks; just in time for early voting, we conclude our series on issues facing Arkansas voters on this year's ballot with a report on an issue that would raise the state minimum wage. Also, a conversation with LeVar Burton. The actor and former host of Reading Rainbow will speak at the Fayetteville Public Library Wednesday evening. Plus, we learn about an organization using music to fight cancer, an update on efforts to monitor pollution in a Buffalo River Tributary and more.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:54 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Former Congressmen Call For CAFO Ban

Two former Arkansas Congressmen call for the state legislature to pass a ban on any new large-scale hog farms from being started in the Buffalo River Watershed. New polling suggests that there's a good chance that one issue on this year's ballot will pass, another will fail, and another is still up in the air. Plus, the Cherokee Nation opens a new one-stop shop for tribal services in Salisaw.

MUSIC: Boardwalks by Little May

-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:48 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Minimum Wage Issue Faces Little Opposition

Issue 5 on this year's ballot, which if successful would raise the Arkansas minimum wage by $2.25 over three years, has much support throughout the state, but little organized opposition.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:45 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Earning Season Has Arrived

Roby Brock has earning reports for Bank of the Ozarks, Home BancShares, and JB Hunt.

MUSIC: Breathe In by Japanese Wallpaper

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:41 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

How to Spot a Witch

In honor of Trike Theatre's The Witches, Becca tells us how we can find a witch. 

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:40 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

New Swine Factory Farm Faces Scientific Scrutiny

Pregnant sows confined to gestation crates in 2013 at C&H Hog Farms, Newton County.
Credit Jacqueline Froelich

Three different teams of scientists are monitoring Big Creek, a tributary to the Buffalo National River, to assess if a new industrial swine farm situated upstream is polluting the watershed. One team, led by noted UA Geoscientist Emeritus Dr. Van Brahana, has released a second round of findings. Jacqueline Froelich visits with him in her studio. 

MUSIC: Breathe In Breathe Out by Thelma Plum

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:34 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

LeVar Burton Discusses Books and Reading

The longtime host and executive producer of Reading Rainbow, LeVar Burton, is coming to the Fayetteville Public Library Wednesday.  Before his arrival we talked to him about books, reading and his new book.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:33 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Organization Hosts Marrow Drives

Credit Antoinette Grajeda

Love Hope Strength hosted a bone marrow drive at Harvest Music Festival this weekend.  

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Of Note with Katy Henriksen
11:03 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Of Note for Monday, October 20: An American Master

In her new release The American Masters, Anne Akiko Meyers performs the melodic Barber Violin Concerto. While Barber's concerto is widely praised, dislike from the original performer nearly derailed Barber from completing the piece. Fortunately it remains a lasting piece of the violin repetiore, and one of Meyers "signature works."

Listen to it on Monday's Of Note with Katy Henriksen

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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
2:12 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Weekend OAL for Sunday, October 19, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Weekend OAL, we explore the status of same-sex marriage in Arkansas after the latest round of legal decisions on the issue, hear about suicide prevention from two men who have very close ties to the subject, and our montage celebrates babies.

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