Ozarks At Large

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We learn about ongoing revitalization efforts at the Fort Smith Boys Shelter, we hear highlights from a public dialogue about race relations and Black Lives Matter that took place this week in Fayetteville, and we get a preview of the Dig In Festival, which will be part of this weekend's Fayetteville Roots Festival.

A partnership of several groups in Arkansas will unveil a legislative plan to reduce the prison population in Arkansas this week.

MUSIC: "Cinamen" Mouse on the Keys

A full house at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville participated in a community discussion about Black Lives Matter.

MUSIC: "Isn't it a Pity" Nina Simone

Campaigns Back on Top

19 hours ago
Talk Business and Politics

After the end of the Olympics, the presidential campaigns are back at the top of the news cycle.  Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics discusses the latest with John Brummett, political writer for the Arkansas Democrat gazette.

J. Froelich / KUAF

The Fort Smith Boys Shelter has taken in neglected and abused boys and teens for almost forty years. Last year, the shelter itself experienced a crisis, but the shelter board of directors overhauled staffing, as well as the facility, making a fresh start.

MUSIC: "Caesar & Cleopatra Theme" Dizzy Gillespie