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October 8, 2009 (30:01)

According to a study by the Commonwealth Fund, Oklahoma ranks last among the states for health care access, cost and health outcomes. The only areas of improvement found in the study for Oklahoma involved health care insurance and access for children. The death of a Lawton man is now being attributed to the H1N1 flu virus. The death brings to at least six the number of Oklahomans who have died after contracting the flu virus. Another casualty of ongoing budget cuts in state government. The Office of Juvenile Affairs is canceling a contract with a Pryor company that provides rehabilitative services for juvenile offenders. A juvenile judge says the cut is a devastating loss. Past efforts to outlaw cell phone and text messaging while driving have failed in the state legislature. But a legislative committee is examining the issue again and expects to be more successful in limiting such practices in the next session. Tonight we go In-Depth with Stateline. A preview of the new documentary on the history of the Ku Klux Klan in Oklahoma and a live interview with producer Robert Burch on the past and present activities of the Klan in Oklahoma.

Originally broadcast on October 8, 2009