Ozarks At Large

Latest Edition of Ozarks at Large

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center will soon be able to expand their efforts to survivors of sexual assault, and a traveling exhibit at the University of Arkansas this week wants college students to engage in conversations about hunger.

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announces that the state will appeal a federal judge's decision that struck down Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban. Plus, the state's surgeon general is touting greater transparency after the federal government releases data on national Medicare claims.
"All Hell Broke Loose" by Charlie Hunter
An undocumented Mexican college student is being detained in a San Diego jail for illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S. As Jacqueline Froelich reports, the case is drawing attention here in Arkansas because Marisol Soto is from Pea Ridge. (Photo: Mariana Soto, left, with sister Marisol)

Roby Brock has the Arkansas political and business news from the past seven days.

A quick glance at events in the region includes the departure of a mainstay at the Bentonville Public Library
"Frisco Blues" by John Lee Hooker
Last week Tim Landry, a scholar studying voodoo, spoke on the University of Arkansas campus.
"Gwan Bwa" by RAM
Becca Martin Brown, with Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, gives us a list of free lectures, discussions and more taking place in the next few days.
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