Zuzanna Sitek

Reporter, Ozarks at Large

On today’s show, everything old is new again in Cane Hill, and we have a preview of what you can see at a historic site tomorrow. Plus, we hear about a new name for a new a new medical plaza in Fayetteville. And a fairly recent script gets a one-night presentation in Bentonville this weekend, Michael Tilley explains what’s new...and not...in the news this week, and much more.

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The organization Historic Cane Hill has spent more than two years and $1.4 million restoring Cane Hill College, the first institution of higher learning in Arkansas, which dates back to 1834. They will celebrate the completion of the project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday, May 13, at 12 p.m. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. and will include free food, live music and a horseshoe tournament.

On today’s show, after a regular session and after a special session...looking forward to see what effects actions taken by the Arkansas Legislature will have on the state:. And moving forward, slowly but surely, on the Bella Vista Bypass, and some forward thinking found in yards in Eureka Springs.

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Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families held a forum Tuesday at the Jones Center in Springdale to talk about the high and low points of the 2017 legislative session in Little Rock. Panelists discussed measures that were passed and defeated in the areas of health care, education and taxes and how they will impact low-income children and families.

On today’s show, we spend most of the hour listening to a discussion recorded in the Carver Center for Public Radio that is part of our ongoing series Real People, Real Conversations. Today, how that generation often categorized as millennials sees and experiences the region. A conversation about being a young professional in northwest Arkansas, how social media may or may not be affecting relationships and social interactions and about that “M” word.

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