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
1:00 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Ozarks at Large for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Ahead on Ozarks at Large, we visit a strength and self course at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks. The class, open to anyone, teaches relaxation techniques to help battle chronic diseases such as diabetes or arthritis. And Roby Brock talks with Governor Asa Hutchinson's new pick for executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, and we hear from Steve Yates, author and alumnus of the creative writing department at the University of Arkansas.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:51 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Bella Vista Regroups After Weekend Fire

The state legislature moves forward with a contentious bill that supporters say would reinstate religious freedom in the state while opponents say the legislation would legally allow discrimination of LGBT residents. Plus, the city of Bella Vista is investigating a Sunday morning fire that destroyed the building housing the city's street department.

MUSIC: "Buffalo" Toro Y Moi

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:49 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Local VA Teams with Americorp on Peer Health Services

A view of the Fayetteville VA Hospital.
Credit Jacqueline Froelich

The public/military partnership helps individuals across a wide spectrum manage chronic health conditions--one of ten pilot projects like it in the nation. To enroll, you can contact Sarah Benson, Peer Services Coordinator, sarah.benson2@va.gov, 479-443-4301 ext. 65733.  

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:46 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Change at the AEDC

Governor Asa Hutchinson's pick for the head of the state agency charged with getting and keeping jobs in Arkansas hails from the state of Florida. Roby Brock talks with Mike Preston.

MUSIC: "Foriegn Objects" The Mountain Goats

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:44 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

There's Trouble in River City

Auditions for the Music Man are approaching. Becca Martin Brown has more details.

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Archeology Minute
12:42 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Archeology Minute for Tuesday, March 31, 2015

As we conclude Archeology Month in Arkansas, we get an overview of the various archeological sites in the state, archeological techniques and more.

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:40 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Concerts and Talks and a Screening

A few activities to note in the coming days.

MUSIC:  "instrumental #1" Red Hot Chili Peppers

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:39 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Students Support Literacy in Community

University of Arkansas student volunteers with the VAC Literacy Program read to local elementary school children for an hour four times a week to help improve participants' literacy. 

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-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:38 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Chronicling a Diffcult History

-Ozarks at Large Stories
12:37 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Veterans Battle Traumatic Brain Injury

Chris Hickey from our content partner KUAR provides this look at Arkansas vets who suffer from TBI and the resources that are available to them.

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