Oklahoma News Report - ONR


ONR is your source for news and information that matters for all of Oklahoma, and open, transparent government - Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 6pm and Sundays at 2pm on OETA. ONR (Oklahoma News Report) is Oklahoma's only statewide newscast in High Definition - delivering news and information that matters to all Oklahomans.ONR features in-depth reporting on important issues affecting the state and comprehensive year-round coverage of state government, making OETA your source for open, transparent government.


This Week on ONR for July 5, 2013

This week on ONR for July 5, 2013:

 

• A consultant's report advises taking federal dollars to provide greater access to affordable health care.
• Key water supplies for farmers and communities in southwestern Oklahoma are dangerously low, as the drought shows no end in sight.
• A report on Oklahoma's children shows the state is making progress, but the economic outlook for many of their parents remains bleak.
• Interest costs on college loans are doubling for the poorest students, and Oklahoma's high loan default rate figures to go up.
• We examine how veterans adjust to life after the military and handle the memories of war.
• And, M. Scott Carter of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

This Week on ONR 6-28-13

 

This week on ONR for June 28, 2013:

  • A new fish kill has some state officials wondering if they’re looking at a repeat of another massive fish kill from almost two years ago.
  • As crews remove the remains of a defunct hospital ravaged by the May 20th tornado, plans are underway to bring a new medical facility to Moore.
  • Debate roils over the use of private prisons as the director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections steps down.
  • With the Supreme Court ruling on major cases this week, we look at how those outcomes will impact Oklahoma.
  • ONR’s Cathy Tatom takes a look at what’s being done to help struggling readers before it’s too late..
  • In the new Lyric Theatre presentation, audiences are whisked to the wilds of the jungle, without ever leaving the city.
  • And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

 

 

ONR Air Times

 

Friday, 7:00 p.m.                 Main

Saturday, 6:00 p.m.            Main

Sunday, 2:00 p.m.              Main

Monday, 1:00 p.m.              OKLA

Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.                        OKLA

Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.       OKLA

 

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If you have any questions, please contact:

 

Dick Pryor                              This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; 405-841-9260

Blair Waltman-Alexin          This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; 405-841-9259

 

Thanks,

Dick

This Week on ONR-6-21-13

This week on ONR for June 21, 2013:

  • While the Supreme Court did hand down a ruling on water rights between Texas and Oklahoma, the battles over water didn’t end there.  Now it’s Oklahoman vs. Oklahoman.
  • 38 federally recognized tribes reside in Oklahoma, and with each tribe comes its own process to determine what it means to be a Native American.
  • After an initially dreary outlook, hopes are rising for this year's wheat crop as the harvest pushes north across Oklahoma.
  • Volunteers comb rural areas hit by recent tornadoes in an effort to avoid another disaster.
  • With an immigration bill on the ropes, undocumented immigrants across the nation and in Oklahoma are one more step removed from healthcare access.
  • We take a look at how Tulsa’s dramatic downtown revitalization is creating places for people to work, live and play in the heart of the city.
  • And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

 

 

ONR Air Times

 

Friday, 7:00 p.m.                 Main

Saturday, 6:00 p.m.            Main

Sunday, 2:00 p.m.              Main

Monday, 1:00 p.m.              OKLA

Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.                        OKLA

Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.       OKLA

 

  • on Twitter and on Facebook @Oklahoma News Report
  • E-mail ONR at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

If you have any questions, please contact:

 

Dick Pryor                              This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; 405-841-9260

Blair Waltman-Alexin          This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; 405-841-9259

This Week on ONR-6-14-13

 

This week on ONR for June 14, 2013:

  • Efforts by members of the Comanche Nation to preserve a historic cemetery meet with resistance from the U.S. Army in Lawton.
  • A coalition of groups plans a summer of protest against construction of the southern leg of the Keystone pipeline project.
  • A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court sides with Oklahoma in a lawsuit brought by a regional water district in Texas over water rights.
  • In a Newsmaker Interview, Congressman Frank Lucas, Chair of the House Agriculture Committee, discusses the progress being made on the new farm bill.
  • Rescue workers make one last push to re-connect pets found after the Moore and El Reno tornadoes with their owners before putting the animals up for adoption.
  • We discover why thousands of Oklahomans are making paintball part of their Oklahoma Life.
  • And, Ted Streuli of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.

 

 

ONR Air Times

 

Friday, 7:00 p.m.                   Main

Saturday, 6:00 p.m.               Main

Sunday, 2:00 p.m.                 Main

Monday, 1:00 p.m.                OKLA

Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.               OKLA

Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.          OKLA

ONR for June 7

This week on ONR for June 7, 2013:

  • The National Weather Service says the devastation from the tornado that hit El Reno could have been much worse.
  • State Climatologist Dr. Renee McPherson discusses the recent violent weather pattern and the effect of heavy rains on the drought.
  • The first indictment has been returned in the abuse, neglect and wrongful deaths in state-run veterans centers.
  • The effects of combat and life in the military are taking their toll on service members’ mental and emotional health.
  • The rebuilding effort following last month’s tornadoes is providing a boost to the economy.
  • Candidates for Mayor of Tulsa square off in a debate. We have highlights.
  • We go to a training program for the state’s law enforcement officers.
  • In a Newsmaker Interview, Federal Prosecutor Robert Gifford discusses the trial of Bradley Manning.
  • And, M. Scott Carter of The Journal Record reviews the week in business.