Ozarks At Large

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On today’s show, we learn about the push and pull among cities, companies and the federal government over bringing 5G technology to us. Plus, we hear about the return of a Civil War reenactment in Prairie Grove. And Roby Pantall brings his guitar and new CD to our Firmin-Garner Performance Studio.

Trails could see a significant expansion in Fort Smith if city officials okay a large land acquisition. Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics tells us more.

Courtesy / Crown Castle International; Scientists for Wired Technology; City of Lincoln, Neb.

Earlier this year, AT&T announced they would begin phasing in 5G wireless networks in Arkansas, including in Fort Smith and Fayetteville. To implement such a network, wireless companies will need to install new technology throughout areas to be served. We learn more about the implementation of small-cell technology and about how Fayetteville city leaders are working to help wireless providers build next-generation networks.

Holidays Coming Early

7 hours ago

Becca Martin Brown, features editor at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, tells us about some events coming up for those who are fans of the holiday season and some for those who aren't.

The Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park will host its biannual Civil War reenactment Dec. 1 and 2. The Civil War battle took place on Dec. 7, 1862 and resulted in thousands of Union and Confederate deaths. We get a preview of the reenactment and of other events coming up at the park.

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