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Oklahoma News Report

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Oklahoma News Report

June 10, 2010 (28:39)

Two Oklahoma tribes are now offering to pay $5.2-million of the state’s debt on Sardis Lake. The lake water is at the heart of a growing battle as Oklahoma City tries to lock up that water supply for the growing capitol city. The U.S. Senate is being urged by the Attorney General and Interior Secretary not to change a proposed $3.4-billion settlement of a suit over royalty’s owed Native Americans. The first of the nation’s mayors have arrived in Oklahoma City, site of this weekends, U.S. Conference of Mayors gathering. Tulsa Community College is the first institution of higher learning in the state to announce a tuition increase for the new school year. It will increase by five percent. This week the checks begin arriving in the mail. Seniors who have hit the donut hole in the Medicare Part D drug coverage plan will be getting checks for $250 to help offset the thousands of dollars they will have to pay out of pocket to refill their prescriptions.

Originally broadcast on June 10, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

June 9, 2010 (28:40)

The Silver Alert for 71-year old John Santos of Norman is now more than 24 hours old and still no sign of the missing Alzheimer’s patient. Santos walked away from his home in Norman and has not been seen since. Apparently none of the members of a legislative Conference committee that reported out a bill creating the job at the state Medical Examiners office that is now at the center of a growing political corruption scandal, know who stuck that language in the bill. That list includes the Senate Majority Party Floor Leader and the Speaker of the House. The effort to preserve small town America, one Oklahoma town at a time. In-Depth, an update on the Native American Cultural Center and Museum, which is running out of money to finish the project.

Originally broadcast on June 9, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

June 8, 2010 (28:39)

The OSBI says they do have suspects in the murders of two young girls near Weleetka two years ago. But the crime bureau says they still need more help in the case from the public. The reward is now up to $163,000. Governor Henry has signed into law, a bill that makes it a crime for retailers to sell pipes that are used to smoke drugs. The new law targets convenience stores that have reportedly been selling crack and meth pipes. Oklahoma’s suicide rate is increasing and organizations that staff telephone hotlines report calls from those contemplating taking their own life are up 65%. In-Depth tonight we talk with the states Energy Secretary about tax credits for alternative energy and the loan the state took out with the oil and gas industry to help keep the state budget in balance.

Originally broadcast on June 8, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

June 7, 2010 (28:39)

Governor Brad Henry is urging the state Medical Examiners office to make as many of the reforms as possible included in two bills he has vetoed. The bills were vetoed after the governor was briefed on a corruption investigation tied to those pieces of legislation. More than 300 people filed for political office on the first day of a three day period for candidates to make their intentions official. Even though the state Transportation Department received a $28-million budget cut for the new fiscal year, no road or bridge projects will be impacted. That’s because the agency got permission for a $215-million bond issue to finance the projects. Sales taxes are generating increased revenue for municipalities across the state. The first time that has happened in nearly a year. Now one city wants to take over the job of collecting those taxes, saying they can do a better job than the state.

Originally broadcast on June 7, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

June 4, 2010 (28:39)

Originally broadcast on June 4, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

June 3, 2010 (28:39)

Oklahoma’s only democrat on the congressional delegation has drawn a primary election opponent. State Senator Jim Wilson of Tahlequah says he decided to challenge Dan Boren because of the congressman’s stance on national health care reform. The number of former residents of Picher Oklahoma adding their names to a lawsuit over the buy-out of the Tar Creek town is growing. 270 people now say they were cheated by low offers in the buy-out program. A yearly survey by the state health department shows risky health behaviors by Oklahoma teenagers is on the decline and they are now more physically active. Tonight on the ONR, you will meet an amazing Oklahoman. A certified genius and he’s only 6 years old.

Originally broadcast on June 3, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

June 2, 2010 (28:39)

A state appeals court rejects a suit by teachers in Lawton to recover money improperly withheld from their paychecks. A statute of limitations blocked the recovery. More appeals are possible. Advocates for patients with sickle cell disease are waiting to see if an interim legislative study will be approved to fund programs that provide medications and educational materials. A special event to attract newly graduated high school students into college for a degree in education is being greeted with some skepticism. The students don’t care much for the starting salary and the job security. In-Depth tonight, a discussion of funding for programs that feed senior citizens. Was the appropriation large enough to reopen all the feeding sites that were closed under budget cuts and what’s the future funding look like for senior programs? Answers tonight on the ONR.

Originally broadcast on June 2, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

June 1, 2010 (28:38)

With schools closed for summer, the effort to provide nutritious meals to children who otherwise would be likely to go hungry has begun. An event over the Memorial Day weekend in Wisconsin was so successful that similar events are being planned in other states including Oklahoma. The Wisconsin gathering was held to give Vietnam Veterans the welcome home they did not receive originally. Over the last three months more than 300 cattle have been stolen in cattle rustling incidents across the state. Now state officials are asking the public and other law enforcement agencies to help by providing information that leads to suspects. More than $725,000 dollars in aid has been given to Oklahomans in 9 counties that are part of a federal disaster declaration because of recent severe storms.

Originally broadcast on June 1, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

May 28, 2010 (28:40)

It’s the last day of the legislative session. There have been snags, both the house and senate held votes open for over an hour to arm twist members for votes. They have to finish their work by 5:00 pm today. The murder trial of Oklahoma City pharmacist Jerome Ersland has been delayed for two months. It is now scheduled to begin on August 30th. In-Depth tonight, excerpts from the keynote speech by David McCullough at this years Foundation for Excellence banquet. Foreclosure rates are going up quickly across the state. The rates rose by 95-percent for the first quarter compared to a year ago.

Originally broadcast on May 28, 2010

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Oklahoma News Report

May 27, 2010 (28:39)

The State Board of Education has rescinded the accreditation of two public schools which means they cannot continue to operate. The governor has vetoed another anti-abortion bill. This measure would limit coverage by private insurers who are part of insurance exchanges created by the National Health Care law. A death-review finds 7-year old Aja Johnson suffered abuse at the hands of her killer, for the last three years of her life. DHS got seven abuse and neglect reports over the last two years of the child’s life but did not remove her from the home A special report on a new program that teaches men who are in prison how to be better fathers while they are still locked up and especially when they get out. In-Depth, state health officials are asking parents to have their children immunized against bacterial meningitis before summer camp or other activities begin.

Originally broadcast on May 27, 2010