Ozarks At Large

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, I-540 undergoes a name change. And, we tinker around the Amazeum office in Bentonville.

Arkansas Lottery Officials update the Legislative Oversight Committee on decreasing lottery revenue. A group advocates at the state capitol for fairer tax laws, and the Ben Geren Aquatics Center moves forward as the first construction bids will soon be awarded.
"Wonderful Unknown" by Ingrid Michaelson (featuring Greg Laswell)
The designation for a stretch of highway in Arkansas is changing to Interstate 49.
Before the Amazeum broke ground on a permanent space this morning, we visit their tinkering studio to learn through experience.

"Appreciated" by Rixton
Becca reminds us about the 'Hog Wild' exhibit at Rogers Historical Museum.
While about a dozen students of KIPP Delta Charter Schools in Blytheville and Helena visited the UA Fayetteville campus yesterday, university officials formally announced a partnership with the public charter school that aims to increase college attainment for students in underserved communities.
"Gold" by Chet Faker
On Saturday, the Northwest Arkansas Center for Equality and P.R.I.D.E.--People Respecting Individual Differences and Equality at the University of Arkansas held a statewide LGBT summit on the UofA campus. As Jacqueline Froelich reports, transgenderism was a key issue.

"Airwaves" by Ray LaMontagne
In our monthly spaces series, we tour Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

at end of show: "Shake" by The Head and the Heart