This Week on ONR for November 15, 2013

  • A new report emphasizes that the lives of Oklahoma children from infancy through the age of eight are dramatically influenced by poverty.
  • Momentum is building for passenger rail service connecting Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
  • Native language programs are helping Oklahoma tribes preserve their American Indian heritage.
  • A Chinese language curriculum brings national attention to an Oklahoma school district cited for educational excellence.
  • In an ONR Extra, Congressman Frank Lucas discusses the farm bill and the Affordable Care Act at a town hall meeting.
  • Tulsa voters approve three propositions and re-elect Mayor Dewey Bartlett.
  • Cuts in SNAP force more Oklahomans to food pantries for help.
  • We take you along to the bison roundup at the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve near Pawhuska.
  • And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.