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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
2:22 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Ozarks at Large for Friday, October 24, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, we go inside classrooms in Springdale where parents and children are learning English together.  Plus, we'll hear from Henry Cisneros, founder of the Cisneros Center for New Americans.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:19 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Open Enrollment Soon for Private Option

State legislators are briefed in advance of this year's open enrollment period for the state's Health Insurance Marketplace. Plus, officials with ATU-Ozark break ground on a new allied health building.

MUSIC: "February" Joris Delacroix

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:17 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Tourism Numbers Remain Up

Michael Tilley, from The City Wire, says the latest tourism numbers for the region and the state show continued improvement.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:15 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Henry Cinseros in Northwest Arkansas

The founder of the Cisneros Center for new Americans spoke on the U of A campus.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:13 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Theater for Fall

Becca Martin Brown from Northwest Arkansas Newspapers takes us to stages all over the area.

MUSIC "April Come She Will" Simon and Garfunkel

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:11 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Collaborative Literacy

Credit Jacqueline Froelich

At Elmdale Elementary School in Springdale, certain Hispanic moms who don’t speak English are invited to take literacy classes alongside their children. Jacqueline Froelich went to school to meet with three such moms--and their teacher--to bring us their story.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:06 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Party Band Celebrates 20 Years

Ultra Suede will celebrate two decades as a band Halloween night at George's Majestic Lounge

MUSIC: "July" Slo Burn

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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
2:28 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, October 23, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks: teas, herbs, and more at Birthsong Botanicals. We'll talk with an herbalist and with the final candidate for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor to visit our studio; Chris Olson is the Libertarian candidate for the office.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:21 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Dark Money Pours Into Arkansas Race

A new study suggests that a majority of funding in this year's Arkansas race for U.S. Senate has come from dark money sources outside of the state. Plus, one UA researcher is part of a collaboration that is working to develop a new system for assessing the risk of mudslides and rockslides in wildfire-stricken areas.

MUSIC: "Aaja Aaja Main Hun Pyar Tera"  Chandra Kamai

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:17 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Tick Diseases Spreading on the Ozarks

Credit Chronic Lyme patient, Clara Vaughn, taking meds/courtesy Denise Henderson-Vaughn

Tick season has quelled. But individuals bitten by disease-carrying ticks can suffer for months, even years after. And as Jacqueline Froelich reports, more individuals living in Arkansas and Missouri appear to be contracting tick-borne diseases with each passing season—including Lyme Disease. 

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