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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/history/Territorial_Plaza_Pt2.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Territorial Plaza, Part Two (2:55)

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Stillwater’s Territorial Plaza used a creative approach to finance its preservation project.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Community

Originally broadcast on May 25, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/history/Territorial_Plaza.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Territorial Plaza (4:12)

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The town of Perkins is now a fast-growing suburb of Stillwater. One of the town’s newest subdivisions is the Oklahoma Territorial Plaza, featuring the home of Oklahoma lawman, and OSU mascot, “Pistol Pete” Eaton.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Community

Originally broadcast on May 18, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/history/Cinco_de_Mayo.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Cinco de Mayo (3:16)

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The fifth day of May is a national day of celebration in Mexico. In the city of Tulsa, our growing Hispanic population celebrated Cinco de Mayo with food and community fellowship.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Community, Race & Ethnicity

Originally broadcast on May 5, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/oklahoma_forum/Forum_050111.flv Oklahoma Forum
Oklahoma Forum

The Immigration Debate (27:45)

Immigration enforcement and policy is the Big Topic as we talk to Oklahoma participants in the National Issues Forum community dialogue on immigration: Fred Gates, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Rilla Askew, Author and English Department Artist in Residence, University of Central Oklahoma Ari Nuncio, Writer, Certified Translator and Consultant Lisa Schmidt, Director of Community Engagement, The Xenia Institute

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

Originally broadcast on June 26, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/history/Wells_Building_Restoration.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Wells Building Restoration (4:06)

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The Wells Building in Sapulpa has been completely restored. Seniors who are at least 62 years of age, and living on fixed incomes, can now qualify to live in one of the new apartments in this historic building.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Health, Community, Aging

Originally broadcast on April 26, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/ask_a_lawyer/Ask_A_Lawyer_2011.flv Ask A Lawyer
Ask A Lawyer

2011 (57:44)

Domestic Violence “Mary” was trapped in an abusive marriage. Her husband beat and choked her in front of her two young children, but like many women in similar situations, she feared her abuser would turn even more violent if she left. Despite limited financial resources, she finally gathered the courage to escape, with the help of two non-profit organizations, the YWCA and Legal Aid. You’ll meet Robin Wilson, the Legal Aid attorney who secured a divorce and protective order for Mary, and find out the steps she and her client took together to ensure the family’s safety as they move forward with their lives. Disability Law Kimberley Chidsey and her sister Leslie were running out of options. An on-the-job injury left Leslie unable to work, and her request for disability payments had been denied. She moved in with Kimberley and her family, a less than ideal situation for the sisters. Leslie was trapped in a downward spiral of depression, unable even to pay for needed medications. You’ll hear from Oklahoma City attorney Athlea Adkisson, who took on the case when the sisters appealed to a Social Security administrative law judge to get Leslie the help she needed. Military Assistance In autumn 2003, fighter pilot Mike Whetstone was deployed in one of the most dangerous parts of the world when he received some unwelcome news from back home. He was summoned to appear before a judge in McIntosh County, the result of an ongoing divorce dispute that had its roots in Capt. Whetstone’s long military deployments during the war. Facing a default judgment against him if he failed to appear in court, he hired an unknown attorney to represent him 5,000 miles away. Little did he know that the attorney, 2011 OBA President Deborah Reheard, would have the case suspended within an hour of their initial phone conversation. That case proved to be the inspiration for the new Oklahoma Lawyers for America’s Heroes program that will provide more that $1 million dollars worth of f

Related Topics: Community, Government, National Security, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on April 28, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/Teen_Drug_Use.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Teen Drug Use (3:58)

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A new national study indicates that drug and alcohol use among teenagers is rising. Jessica Hawkins, Director of Prevention at the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, joined us to put the numbers in perspective.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Health, Parents, Community, Lifestyle, Healthy Kids

Originally broadcast on April 6, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/history/Price_Tower.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Price Tower (2:42)

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The Price Tower in downtown Bartlesville was designed by legendary architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. It is one of only ten structures in the nation that may be named a “world heritage site” by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization).

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Community, People & Profiles

Originally broadcast on March 30, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/history/Cherokee_Heritage_Education.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Cherokee Heritage Center (2:42)

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Each spring, the Cherokee Heritage Center in Park Hill, just south of Tahlequah, provides school students the opportunity to learn about Cherokee customs, traditions, and language.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Parents, History, Science & Nature, Religion & Beliefs, Community, Race & Ethnicity, Education, Civilizations, Natural History

Originally broadcast on March 24, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/history/Tulsa_Historical_Exhibit.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Tulsa Historical Society Exhibit (4:00)

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The Tulsa Historical Society has a new exhibit that showcases the history of the state’s second-largest city. The exhibit includes artifacts and photographs that even many Tulsa residents may not know about.

Related Topics: Culture & Society, Community, People & Profiles

Originally broadcast on March 23, 2011