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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/ONR EXTRA COLE TOWN HALL.flv ONR 8-9-13
ONR 8-9-13

ONR Extra: Tom Cole Town Hall

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In this local town hall that made national news, Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Tom Cole hears constituents' opinions on shutting down the government to defund the Affordable Care Act--and why he thinks that's a bad idea.

Related Topics: Health Care & Illnesses, Government, Politics, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 9, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/OK WATCH DENTAL CARE.flv ONR 8-9-13
ONR 8-9-13

Oklahoma Watch: Dental Care

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Oklahoma ranks among the worst states in the nation for dental care, with high rates of extractions and cavities, and low numbers of adults regularly seeing a dentist. Oklahoma Watch Executive Director David Fritze outlines what their research has uncovered about the state's dismal dental health.

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

Originally broadcast on August 9, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/HOMELESS TEENS.flv ONR 8-9-13
ONR 8-9-13

Homeless Teens

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New reports have shown an increase in Oklahoma's homeless population, but one demographic remains hidden in the numbers, and by necessity has a harder time accessing resources. They are the homeless teens.

Related Topics: Community, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 9, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 8-2-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

8-2-13

In this episode of the ONR, prison staffing continues to be a issue in the state's overcrowded prison system, and guards find themselves overworked and underpaid. Oklahoma Watch discusses their latest piece on the 70's McAlester Prison Riot, and how conditions are ripe for another prison riot in today's system. A rural broadband initiative finishes up, and it's helping connect many Oklahomans with the information super-highway, and one of the state's Indian hospitals has earned an international accreditation for it's program promoting breastfeeding. Plus, an update on the Silo Art Project, business news, and a look at the state's historical markers on this ONR.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Women, Child Development, Modern, Business & Economy, Government, Women, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 2, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/PRISON STAFFING.flv ONR 8-2-13
ONR 8-2-13

Prison Staffing

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Overcrowded and poor living conditions--that's how correctional officers usually describe the state of Oklahoma's prisons. Couple that with workers who are underpaid and under-trained, and many are seeing the conditions ripening for a crisis.

Related Topics: Government, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 5, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/PRISON RIOT INT.flv ONR 8-2-13
ONR 8-2-13

Oklahoma Watch: McAlester Prison Riot

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Oklahoma Watch reporters Shaun Hittle and Clifton Adcock detail the 1973 riot that spanned three days and nearly led to the destruction of 'Big Mac.'

Related Topics: Modern, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 2, 2013


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ONR 8-2-13

Newsmaker Interview: Manning Trial

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The trial of PFC. Bradley Manning has come to a close, with the Oklahoma native found not guilty of the most serious crime against him, but being charged with 19 other counts that could land him with what is in essence a life sentence. OCU law professor Marc Blitz discusses the ruling and the precedent it sets going forward.

Related Topics: Business & Economy, Government, National Security, Social Issues, Military & Espionage

Originally broadcast on August 2, 2013


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ONR 8-2-13

Dogs of Lexington Excerpt

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A bevy of programs have been introduced to prisons to help rehabilitate inmates, but one that's seen success is a program that has prisoners rehabilitating shelter dogs. It's a training program that's giving both the pups and the prisoners a new lease on life.

Related Topics: Animals, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on August 2, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 7-26-13.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

7-26-13

In this episode of the ONR, two of the state's biggest energy companies are taking different roads to comply with emission standards set down by the EPA. Meanwhile, StateImpact Oklahoma reporter Logan Layden details his latest story on water pollution and power plants, and new research into fault lines and earthquakes adds weight to theories linking oil and gas industries to increased seismic activity. Plus, bison are making a comeback on the prairie and the dinner tables, Indian gaming is seeing big wins, and a look at new evidence exonerating the wrongfully convicted in old cases.

Related Topics: Community, Sports & Recreation, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Earth, Environment, Animals, Forensics & Investigations, Business & Economy, Government, Environment, Social Issues, Energy & Environment, Military & Espionage

Originally broadcast on July 26, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/OK WATCH WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS.flv ONR 7-26-13
ONR 7-26-13

Oklahoma Watch: Wrongful Convictions

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Oklahoma Watch's Shaun Hittle discusses his latest report on wrongful convictions and 20 years worth of cases being reopened by the FBI.

Related Topics: Forensics & Investigations, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on July 26, 2013