Ozarks At Large

Weekdays at noon and 7 p.m. and Sundays at 9 a.m. on 91.3 FM

This locally produced news magazine has covered news, sports, politics, arts & culture and the quirky and unusual happenings in the Ozarks for more than two decades.

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2:07 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Ozarks at Large for Friday, February 27, 2015

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, Michael Tilley of The City Wire talks about the visit to Fort Smith by a sitting Supreme Court justice, and Walmart's approach to supporting American manufacturing. Plus, it turns out there is accounting for taste; how a sensory tasting lab on the University of Arkansas campus works.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:59 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Legislature Discusses Guns, Drones

Another attempt to force colleges in Arkansas to allow concealed carry on campus makes its way out of a House committee. The state Senate passes a bill that would make voyeurism by drones illegal. And the Arkansas Attorney General testifies against new EPA clean power requirements for coal power plants.

MUSIC: "Gotham City" Dexter Gordon

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:58 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Supreme Court Justice in Fort Smith

Michael Tilley from The City Wire discusses yesterday's visit of Justice Antonin Scalia to Ft. Smith

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:56 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

A Matter of Taste

Credit Sara Burningham

The volunteers are there to get paid for eating free food samples, but Sara Burningham reports on the science of taste testing at the Sensory Service Center at the University of Arkansas' Food Science Department.

MUSIC: "Everybody Eats When They Come to My House" Cab Calloway

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:52 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Plenty of Yarn in Bentonville

Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette says yarn won't cover all of Bentonville this weekend, but close.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:50 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Ryleigh's Hosts CD Release Party

Credit Antoinette Grajeda

The Inner Party is celebrating the release of its new album with a show in Fayetteville tomorrow night.

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1:53 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Ozarks at Large for Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, The Jones Center for Families in Springdale looks ahead now that a capital campaign announced just two years ago is complete. Plus, longtime KUAF music director P.J. Robowski returned this week to help celebrate the station's 30th anniversary as an NPR affiliate. We have an excerpt from last night's panel discussion at Fayetteville Public Library, Roby Brock's midweek political roundtable and more.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:48 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Improvements Planned for Old Wire Road

The Arkansas Legislature sends to Governor Hutchinson's desk a bill changing reporting requirements for the Arkansas Claims Commission, and Fayetteville officials begin work designing infrastructure upgrades including sidewalks, bike trails and turn lanes.

MUSIC: "Castle of Glass" Linkin Park

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:45 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Legislative Bills for Better or Ill

Roby Brock, from Talk Business and Politics, leads his midweek discussion with political observers. This week a review of legislation passed so far in Little Rock.

MUSIC: "Cool Kids" Echo Smith

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
1:45 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Two Years, 30 Million Dollars Later

Ed Clifford, CEO of The Jones Center, announces major gifts to the center Thursday morning. The event was held to officially end The Jones Center's multi-year, multimillion dollar fundraising campaign.
Credit Kyle Kellams

The Jones Center today announced the official end to their fundraising campaign.

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