Ozarks At Large

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This locally produced news magazine has covered news, sports, politics, arts & culture and the quirky and unusual happenings in the Ozarks for more than two decades.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Jun 10, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, an update on HIV services in northwest Arkansas, and a review of the latest release by St. Paul and the Broken Bones.

Tyson Foods yesterday announced that Hillshire Brands had accepted its $8.5 billion acquisition bid over a smaller acquisition by Pinnacle Foods. Senator John Boozman returns to Washington, D.C. more than a month after undergoing emergency heart surgery, and a new effort aiming at legalizing cannabis gets underway in Arkansas.

HIV in Arkansas

Jun 10, 2014

  Arkansas has one of the highest rates of people living with HIV but don’t know it.  To receive an HIV test, you can go to your county health department.  To reach the Washington County HIV clinic call 479-973-4613.  Testing and support are available at an ARCare HIV Office, for information or to find an office near you, click here or call 501-388-4613.  For information on support and social groups through HIV Arkansas at  hivarkansas.org.  

Saturday's Wellfest lets you run, ride, even hula hoop.

Here is a direct link to all things Wellfest, including race courses.

Getting the Blues

Jun 10, 2014

Becca Martin Brown from Northwest Arkansas Newspapers offers a brief preview of the Eureka Springs Blues Weekend.