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ONR 10-18-13

Horizon: Prescription Drug Abuse

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Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Oklahoma, becoming so much of a problem it garnered Governor Mary Fallin's attention as an issue that must be addressed in her State of the State address. Oklahoma Horizon's Andy Barth reports.

Related Topics: Health Care & Illnesses, Biology & Chemistry, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on October 18, 2013

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Oklahoma News Report


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

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ONR 10-11-13

Oklahoma Watch: DUI Deaths

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Even while using many of the same programs meant to curb drunk driving, Oklahoma is still experiencing an uptick in alcohol-related deaths, while the nation's numbers continue to drop. Oklahoma Watch's Shaun Hittle reports.

Related Topics: Community, Government, Social Issues, Health, Transportation & Infrastructure

Originally broadcast on October 11, 2013

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ONR 10-11-13

Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown hits close to home for the Sooner state, as not only several military bases are beginning to furlough employees, but programs face budget shortfalls and nearly 7% of central Oklahoma's work force prepares to head home without pay.

Related Topics: Business & Economy, Government, National Security, Women, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on October 11, 2013

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ONR 10-11-13

Forum Excerpt: Sports & Concussions

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In this excerpt from Oklahoma Forum, our guests discuss the science behind brain trauma caused from contact sports, and how certain reforms could make the games much safer.

Related Topics: Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Sports

Originally broadcast on October 11, 2013

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ONR 10-11-13

Concussions & League of Denial

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As football head injuries and their long-term effects on players continue to concern people at all levels of the sport, one Oklahoma high school is using new technology to track hits and prevent brain damage.

Related Topics: Sports & Recreation, Health Care & Illnesses, Caregiving, Child Development, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Sports, Health

Originally broadcast on October 11, 2013

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ONR 10-11-13

ACA & Insure Oklahoma Sign-Up

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While it's unknown how many Oklahomans have signed up for healthcare using the Affordable Care Act's new online healthcare market, one thing is for sure--the program is drawing interest from many quarters of the state.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Caregiving, Business & Economy, Government, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on October 11, 2013

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Oklahoma Forum

Wages and the Income Gap

Since the late seventies, income inequality has been been growing in the U.S. In fact, according to an Associated Press report, last year the wealthiest Americans showed their biggest share of the country's household income since 1928. Why is the gap between rich and poor widening, and what does it mean for the middle class, and our economy? Joining us to discuss that are Jonathan Willner, Economics Department Chair at the Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business; Fred Morgan, President of the State Chamber of Oklahoma; and, from Tulsa, David Blatt, Director of the Oklahoma Policy Institute.

Related Topics: Community, Modern, Business & Economy, Government, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on October 13, 2013

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Oklahoma Forum

Obamacare and Insure Oklahoma

Oklahomans who don't have access to affordable health insurance under an employer or government-sponsored plan can begin purchasing coverage through the new health insurance marketplace on October 1st. The enrollment period runs through the end of March, 2014. There's been a lot of confusion about the new system, so today we're going to try to bring some clarity to Obamacare and Insure Oklahoma with Nico Gomez, Chief Executive of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority; Andrew Rice, former state senator and Executive Director of the Variety Care Foundation; Matt Ball of Americans for Prosperity; and, Dr. Katherine Scheirman, State Director of Doctors for America and retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force.

Related Topics: Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on September 29, 2013

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ONR 9-27-13

ONR Extra: Josh Rushing

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Former Marine and current Al Jazeerah English program host Josh Rushing discusses his time stationed overseas, the manipulation of the media, and working to bring more of the world stateside through good journalism.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Global Affairs, Social Issues, Media, Biography & Profiles, Military & Espionage

Originally broadcast on September 27, 2013