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April 7, 2010 (28:40)

A bill to again revamp the states Workers’ Compensation Court has cleared a House committee. The bill, among other things, would cut the number of judges, create the new position of medical director and simply complaining of pain could no longer be part of determining a worker’s impairment. Oklahoma U.S. Senator Tom Coburn’s comment that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is a “nice person” is drawing national attention. Coburn made the statement during a recent town hall meeting and admonished the crowd on the need for civility. A new study ranks Oklahoma the 13th most dangerous state to live in. The ranking is based on crime statistics. The state was ranked 9th for assaults, 16th in murder and 10th for the number of rapes. A new study from OUHSC finds coffee helps to fight off diabetes. You just have to drink a lot of it every day to make a measurable difference.

Originally broadcast on April 7, 2010