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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 7-13-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

7-13-12

On this episode of the ONR, school may be out for summer, but students and teacher trainees alike are enjoying a learning experience as we explore Teach for America. Aging drivers can represent a road hazard, but some law enforcement officials are helping families and drivers navigate the bumpy roads of elderly driving. Digitally isolated rural areas of the state may soon be jumping on the information super highway, thanks to a rural broadband initiative. Plus, Oklahoma's oldest producing oil well, peach harvests, and hometown legends, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Folk Art & Crafts, Community, Travel, Media & Technology, Caregiving, Child Development, Healthy Kids, Modern, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Communications & Media, Society

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/okemah legends.flv
Okemah Legends

7-13-12

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This week the Woody Guthrie festival kicked off, hosting folk singers and musicians from across the country. We revisit his hometown of Okemah to look at the roots of the legend--and check out some of the town's other icons.

Related Topics: Music, Biography & Profiles, Community, Travel, People & Profiles, Modern, Social Issues, Arts & Entertainment, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/teach for america.flv Teach for America
Teach for America

7-13-12

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School is out for summer for most, but Tulsa has been playing host to more than 600 teacher trainees earning their stripes--or perhaps rulers--working with Teach for America. The soon-to-be teachers are prepping for a monumental task: two years of teaching in low-income schools across the state. Some will remain in Oklahoma's borders, working to further Teach for America's goals of improving education and student achievement.

Related Topics: Community, Child Development, Education, Issues & Advice, Business & Economy, Education

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/rural broadband.flv The Grid: Rural Broadband
The Grid: Rural Broadband

7-13-12

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If you're reading this right now, you're connected to the internet in some fashion, whether it be via a broadband connection, wifi at a local coffee shop, or on a phone. But the digital revolution hasn't reached every part of the state. Many rural areas remain disconnected from the world wide web. But a new initiative is underway to help people have access to the information super highway.

Related Topics: Community, Media & Technology, Business & Economy, Government, Social Issues, Education, Communications & Media

Originally broadcast on July 16, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/oldest oil well.flv Preserving History: Oklahoma's Oldest Oil Well
Preserving History: Oklahoma's Oldest Oil Well

7-13-12

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Oklahoma may not have been the site of the very first oil well ever drilled, but oil flows through our state's history, beginning, according to many, the fields around Bartlesville. But there are others who would contest that claim.

Related Topics: Community, Modern, Earth, Environment, Social Issues, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/kyle dean.flv Newsmaker Interview: Kyle Dean
Newsmaker Interview: Kyle Dean

7-13-12

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Tribes have been an integral part of the state, but as they expand their business holdings, their fiscal influence has done nothing but grow. We spoke with Kyle Dean, Associate Director and Research Economist at Oklahoma City University's Meinders School of Business about a newly released report on the economic impact of Native American tribes on Oklahoma.

Related Topics: Community, Business & Economy, Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/hospital art.flv Children's Hospital Art
Children's Hospital Art

7-13-12

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Being sick can be frightening, especially for children. But at the OU Children's Hospital, a new type of therapy is being tested to help kids cope with the rigors of disease. It's called 'art therapy.'

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Folk Art & Crafts, Biography & Profiles, Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Aging, Child Development, Healthy Kids, Issues & Advice, Social Issues, Health, Arts & Entertainment, Health

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/elderly driving.flv Elderly Driving
Elderly Driving

7-13-12

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As people age, driving can become less of a means of transportation and more of a hazard as reflexes slow and vision and hearing become impaired. It's a problem that has many families considering the harsh task of taking away a loved one's keys, not just for their safety, but the safety of others.

Related Topics: Community, Travel, Aging, Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/ask_a_lawyer/AAL2012.flv Ask A Lawyer
Ask A Lawyer

2012

In this program, we'll meet Oklahomans who turned to legal system for help with a problem, and the lawyers who assisted them. We'll learn about an innovative program in Tulsa that assists families as they go through a divorce. Participants will explain why the help they received made a difference for their children, and why they believe the program should be expanded statewide. We'll talk to a couple who need a new roof after suffering a devastating Oklahoma hailstorm, only to discover that their insurance company was unwilling to pay their claim. We'll meet a man who found he had no place to live after he struggled to turn his life around after his release from prison. We'll update you on a program providing free legal assistance to military service members and veterans. And our studio audience will have their legal questions answered by a panel of legal experts.

Related Topics: Community, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Issues & Advice, Social Issues, Education, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on July 11, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/what the frack.flv Fracking Explained
Fracking Explained

7-6-12

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Hydraulic fracturing sent shock waves through the natural gas industry when it came about, invigorating a flailing energy sector. But it also send waves through local communities, organizations and regulation commissions who were and are concerned about the chemicals used in the process. Efforts are underway to provide more open information about the chemicals in fracking fluid, but that opennes comes with a price.

Related Topics: Community, Media & Technology, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Social Issues, Health, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 6, 2012