This week on ONR for August 23, 2013
This week on ONR for August 23, 2013:
• Five decades after the "I Have a Dream" speech, how much has growing up black in Oklahoma improved?
• Oklahoma's all-black towns provide a history lesson on race relations and discrimination.
• Governor Fallin launches an initiative to close Oklahoma's skills gap, and attract more students into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
• A new study shows the state of Oklahoma's efforts to reduce cancer risks, rates and deaths have room for improvement.
• Exterior renovation of the history Cherokee National Capitol Building in Tahlequah is nearly complete, just ahead of the tribe's national holiday.
• New development along the Oklahoma River boosts the quality of life and the economy in central Oklahoma.
• U.S. Representative Markwayne Mullin hears from constituents at a town hall meeting.
• Hospitals take extra precautions to prevent the spread of drug resistant "superbugs."
• The sounds of "blues" strike a historical note in Oklahoma Stories.
• And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.