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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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
2:37 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, we learn more about an effort to revive industrial hemp. Plus a roundtable discussion on what’s next for Arkansans after the Supreme Court’s ruling on healthcare.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:33 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Arkansas Hemp Futures

If it were legal to grow in Arkansas, hemp could be a big cash crop, given rising demand for U.S.-made hemp products ranging from clothing to cosmetics. We examine current hemp laws, with a national industrial hemp advocate, and talk with a state organizer gathering petition initiative signatures to bring hemp to the 2016 ballot in Arkansas.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:31 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Council Recommendations Won't Come Early

Lt. Governor Tim Griffin says the Council on Common Core Review will not issue recommendations as early as he had hoped.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:27 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Arkansans Contemplate King v. Burwell

There was plenty of scrambling after the Supreme Court’s decision on the King v. Burwell case last week. But what happens next in Arkansas? KATV’s lead capitol reporter Janelle Lilley sat down with Senator David Sanders of Little Rock, one of the leaders of healthcare reform in Arkansas and Cheryl Smith Gardner, director of the state’s health insurance marketplace for insight.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:23 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Fayetteville Special Election Details Set

The Washington County Election Commission approves the specifics of September's special election, in which voters will decide the fate of the city's latest attempt at a unified civil rights ordinance. May unemployment rates in northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas River Valley rise slightly from April, but they're still below where they were a year ago. Rogers Little Theater gets a new name as it prepares for its 30th season. And a portion of trails at Fayetteville's Mount Kessler is being relocated as construction continues for the city's new regional park.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:22 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

When Democracy and Faith Intersect

Pastor Clint Schnekloth returns to our program to discuss the times when faith, government, democracy and religion cross paths. He's the lead pastor at Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Fayetteville and the author of the book Mediating Faith: Faith Formation in a Trans-Media World.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
2:15 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Fossil Cove Releases New Cans

Fossil Cove worked with artist Nick Shoulders and BLKBOXLabs to design its new cans.
Credit Antoinette Grajeda

Fossil Cove Brewing Company was founded in 2012 and recently, the brewery has been preparing for several new projects. Thursday, Fossil Cove will release its new cans and later this month it well celebrate the grand opening of its new kitchen. The brewery is also looking to expand to a new, nearby location next year.

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Disability Minute
2:11 pm
Wed July 1, 2015

Disability Minute for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

We begin this month's Disability Minute on KUAF with a bit of history about the passage of the American's with Disabilities Act back in 1990. Progress on the bill was stalling in Congress and in a display of courage and strength, disabled persons converged on the capitol steps in what came to be known as the Capitol Crawl. Soon after, the bill passed and became law.

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-Ozarks at Large Episodes
11:59 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

On this edition of Ozarks at Large, what last week's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act means for health care in Arkansas. And, how NASA's New Horizons project is connected to Huntsville, Ark..

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
11:48 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Dissecting Affordable Care Act for Arkansas

Thursday the United States Supreme Court upheld a key part of the Affordable Care Act. Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics sat down with former Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel about what the latest decision means for Arkansas. McDaniel says he thinks the ruling provides some kind of victory for just about everybody.

MUSIC "Every Second Counts" Going Home

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