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Thursday, July 17, 2014
On this edition of Ozarks, we speak with the trumpeter of The Sons of Brasil. The Kansas City jazz band plays nothing but Latin music and will be in NWA this weekend. Plus, we join a program in progress as it encourages youngsters to read over the summer.
The Arkansas Lottery Commission reports the second straight year of declining revenue for the state's scholarship lottery. Rogers Public Schools officials remove a rule that implied a requirement for end of semester exams. And two Arkansas attorneys file a motion in federal court for a summary judgement in regards to the state's ban on same-sex marriages.
"How We Be" by Sinkane
A University of Arkansas research team surveyed hundreds of Northwest Arkansas political and business leaders on state energy policy issues. The study stems from a surge of interest in the local electrical grid over the past year, due to controversy over a proposed 60-mile long interstate power transmission line that would cut a wide swath through north Benton and Carroll Counties.
The Fayetteville Public Schools’ Bookmobile is making an impact, through books, on young members of the community in an effort to combat summer learning loss. Catch up with them Monday, July 21 and again July 28 at the following locations: 9:30- Red Oak Park (Carlsbad/Boxley/Bridgeport Subdivision area off Wedington) 10:15- The Links at Wedington (at the roundabout in the middle of the complex) 11:00- Woodway Apartments (by the complex pool) 11:45- Crofton Manor off Mt. Comfort (on Hatterly Street) 12:10- Washington Plaza Apartments (Under a grove of trees towards the back entrance of the complex)
"Books From Boxes" by Maximo Park
The Sons of Brasil will deliver the second installment in this year's KUAF Summer Jazz Series, this weekend at 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville. We hear from trumpeter and founder of the group Stan Kessler.
A few things to do this weekend, and if those aren’t enough, enter to win a selection of tickets.