Ozarks At Large

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In March 2017, the region got its first permanent comedy club. The Grove was a restaurant during the week and a comedy club on the weekends. The venue shut down in August while the owner worked on renovating a 9,000 square-foot building in Lowell that’s ready to host its first comedy show this weekend.

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Liton Beasa is a Marshallese canoe master carver. Originally from Namorik Atoll, he'll carve a traditional kōrkōr (canoe) out of a giant sycamore tree trunk on the grounds of the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.

Teaching Fiscal Matters

Apr 19, 2018

On this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report, Kathleen Lawson, executive director of Economics Arkansas, discusses efforts to teach young Arkansans more about financial matters.

Ozarks at Large for Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018

On today’s show, a decommissioned nuclear facility’s existence is nearing the end after additional money to finish cleanup has been approved. Also, a possible civic maneuver to keep the end from coming for some Fayetteville houses. And there seemingly is no end to the unusual politics of 2018. Political writer John Brummett explains.

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The three-phase decommission and demolition of the Southwest Experimental Fast Oxide Reactor, SEFOR, is back on schedule after money ran out in March. When the 1960s-era nuclear fission test facility east of the Strickler community in rural south Washington County ceased operations, the site was licensed by the University of Arkansas for research purposes. The U of A Facilities Division has monitored and taken care of the property ever since. In early April, the university and two Arkansas members of Congress secured critical funding from the U.S.