On this edition of Ozarks at Large, a roundtable addressing guns, the campaign viability of a former Arkansas governor, and what's next for the Arkansas Legislature. Plus, details on a new multi-million dollar grant program that aims to trail lay caregivers to provide care and serve as medical advocate for patients after they're discharged from the hospital.

A new poll suggests many in Arkansas think the roads in Arkansas are in bad shape, but a majority do not want motor fuel taxes raised to help make up for a funding gap.

The Arkansas Lay Caregiver Act went into effect this summer. The new law enables hospitalized patients to designate a caregiver to serve as medical advocate and care provider after release. In concert with the new law, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, under a new multi-million dollar grant initiative, will provide geriatric training across a spectrum of professional providers, as well as lay caregivers.

The newly-christened Rhizome String Quartet juxtaposes the classical sounds of Beethoven with a contemporary string quartet by Jefferson Friedman in an honors college house concert tonight.

The ensemble, which consists of UA music faculty members Er-Gene Kahng (1st violin),  Paulo Eskitch (viola), David Gerstein (cello), and composer/performer Ryan Cockerham (2nd violin) stop by the Firmin-Garner Performance studio to play and discuss the concert with Katy Henriksen.

Arkansas to Appeal Planned Parenthood

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The state plans to appeal a judge's decision to keep the state from suspending payments to Planned Parenthood.

MUSIC: "Love, Love, Love" The Mountain Goats