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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 11-1-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

11-1-13

State officials battle over proposed changes to the state's pension funds, with possible outcomes affecting thousands of Oklahomans. eCapitol News Director Shawn Ashley discusses changes being proposed to the state's judicial system and new laws taking effect across the state. And construction of a wind farm is set to begin soon in northeastern Oklahoma, despite pushback from area groups and tribes hoping to save a symbol of the nation. Plus, an international look at the government shutdown, a paper helping the homeless in central Oklahoma and more on this ONR.

Related Topics: Community, Race & Ethnicity, Sports & Recreation, Child Development, Education, Animals, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Global Affairs, Environment, Science & Technology, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Media, Communications & Media

Originally broadcast on November 1, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 10-25-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

10-25-13

A new swarm of earthquakes has officials eyeing new drilling operations as the possible cause of the quakes. Electronic cigarettes--or e-cigarettes--are gaining popularity as a smokeless alternative to cigarettes or as a way to kick the habit, but lack of FDA oversight has some concerned that this new kind of smoking may not be safe. And a niche media outlet is growing in popularity as they focus in on one particular demographics wants and needs--that of the Hispanic community. Plus, a look at a state legislature study to cut Medicaid, forgotten Tulsa neighborhoods, haunted diners and more on this ONR.

Related Topics: Music, Community, Media & Technology, Health Care & Illnesses, Child Development, Education, Earth, Environment, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on October 25, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/oklahoma_forum/FORUM EDIT 10-27-13.flv Oklahoma Forum
Oklahoma Forum

Politics & the Media with Prof. Thomas Patterson

Thomas E. Patterson is Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. For more than thirty years he has been one of the leading researchers, authors and teachers focusing on american politics, public opinion and mass media. His latest book, Informing the News, examines the declining quality of public information. Professor Patterson was featured presenter for the Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture in Representative Government series at the University of Oklahoma. And, he joins us on Oklahoma Forum.

Related Topics: Business & Economy, Government, Politics

Originally broadcast on October 27, 2013


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Forum: Beyond the Broadcast

Prof. Thomas Patterson on Politics & Media

In this Oklahoma Forum: Beyond the Broadcast, Harvard professor Thomas E. Patterson discusses his new book titled "Informing the News," and the state of journalism and information in today's media-saturated world.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Social Issues, Media, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on October 23, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 10-18-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

10-18-13

In this episode of the ONR, Oklahoma U.S. Representative Frank Lucas joins us to discuss the deal ending the government shutdown and the possibility of a new farm bill. New numbers show that Native women are more than twice as likely to be victims of violent crimes than any other race. Part of the problem? Tribal police jurisdiction. The state government is looking into allegations of mismanagement by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, and the way the group oversees high school athletics. Plus, Native Americans in government, wind turbines fooling weather radars, and tiny libraries on this ONR.

Related Topics: Literature & Writing, Biography & Profiles, Community, Sports & Recreation, Women, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Women, Social Issues, Health, Sports, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on October 18, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/OSSAA CONTROVERSY.flv ONR 10-18-13
ONR 10-18-13

OSSAA Controversy

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With schools and parents claiming mismanagement, the state legislature is looking at big changes to the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, and the way the group governs high school sports.

Related Topics: Community, Sports & Recreation, Government, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on October 18, 2013


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ONR 10-18-13

Native Americans & Politics

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Even though the number of Native Americans in the United States is over 2 million, only 2 members of Congress claim Native American descent. That's a concern for some American Indians, who are calling for more government involvement from Indians across the nation.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity

Originally broadcast on October 18, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/gov shutdown & lucas.flv ONR 1018-13
ONR 1018-13

Government Shutdown & U.S. Rep. Lucas

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In a flash of bipartisan spirit, a deal was passed by Congress that ended the government shutdown and averted a debt default. President Obama noted several other places where Congress could continue to make inroads, including the Farm Bill. ONR's Dick Pryor spoke with Oklahoma U.S. Representative and Chairman of the House Agricultural Committee Frank Lucas about the shutdown, and a possible Farm Bill.

Related Topics: Business & Economy, Government, Politics

Originally broadcast on October 18, 2013


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Oklahoma Forum

Energy in Oklahoma

As energy goes, so goes Oklahoma. The energy sector drives much of Oklahoma's economy and fuels a large portion of the state budget. Joining us to talk about the latest developments in Oklahoma's energy industry are Larry Grillot, Dean of the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy at the University of Oklahoma; Danny Morgan, Vice Chair of the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board; Sarah Terry-Cobo, energy reporter for The Journal Record; Russell Evans, Executive Director of the Steven C. Agee Economic Research Policy Institute at Oklahoma City University; and from Tulsa, Ted Jacobs, Director of the Energy Management Center at the University of Tulsa.

Related Topics: Earth, Business & Economy, Government, Education, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on October 20, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/onr 10-11-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

10-11-13

It's not just Tinker AFB employees taking a hit; a host of programs and workers in Oklahoma face furloughs and funding losses due to the government shutdown. Despite delays and online glitches, the new online healthcare insurance exchange is drawing interest from all quarters of the state. As more is learned about the lasting effects of concussions and head trauma, one Oklahoma high school is using technology to keeps kids safely in the game. Plus, environmental jobs, a look at the Governor's energy conference, and velvet works of art on this ONR.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Biography & Profiles, Community, Sports & Recreation, Health Care & Illnesses, Caregiving, Child Development, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Media, Sports, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on October 11, 2013