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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 11-30-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

11-30-12

Governor Mary Fallin has announced she won't set up a state-run health care exchange or expand Medicaid, citing monetary concerns for turning down both options. ONR's Cathy Tatom looks at the new laws on the books in Oklahoma, and their impact on the state. A groundbreaking program in Tulsa is giving at-risk kids a head start on life by emphasizing education and good nutrition for them and their families. And Steve Bennett takes a trip down Highway 9 to visit a museum dedicated to one of Oklahoma's most famous military leaders. Plus, Sports Illustrated writers, comedian Bill Cosby, lawmakers and educators on this ONR.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Travel, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Fitness & Nutrition, Child Development, Education, War & Conflict, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, National Security, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Sports, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 30, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 11-16-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

11-16-12

Open Carry is now in effect, but many gun owners still prefer to keep their firearm concealed. Water ownership is often under contention in Oklahoma, but at the Governor's Water Conference, attendees worked to hammer out plans to conserve what we have. We take a comprehensive look at the Dust Bowl and what we learned from one of the nation's worst natural disasters. Plus, news icon Judy Woodruff, civil rights activist Morris Dees, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductees and a little Oklahoma history, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Community, Travel, United States, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/morris dees.flv ONR 11-16-12
ONR 11-16-12

ONR Extra: Morris Dees

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Morris Dees is no stranger to conflict: he's had a price on his head for decades due to his legal battles against the KKK and other hate groups. Dees spoke with ONR's Bob Sands about politics in America, and the state of race relations.

Related Topics: Community, Race & Ethnicity, People & Profiles, Modern, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/ken burns.flv ONR 11-16-12
ONR 11-16-12

Newsmaker Interview: Ken Burns

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Ken Burns' latest documentary film, "The Dust Bowl" premiered this weekend on PBS. Earlier this spring, ONR's Dick Pryor spoke with the renowned filmmaker about his work, and why he chose to focus his latest documentary on one of Oklahoma's biggest ecological disasters.

Related Topics: Media & Technology, People & Profiles, Modern, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Media, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/judy woodruff.flv ONR 11-16-12
ONR 11-16-12

Newsmaker Interview: Judy Woodruff

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Fresh off the election, vaunted journalist Judy Woodruff stopped by the University of Oklahoma to receive the Gaylord Prize for Journalistic Excellence from the OU Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. In this excerpt from the upcoming 'Judy Woodruff: On The Record,' ONR's Dick Pryor speaks with Woodruff about journalism, politics, and the presidential election.

Related Topics: Politics, National Security, Media, Biography & Profiles, Communications & Media

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/hall of fame.flv ONR 11-16-12
ONR 11-16-12

Oklahoma Hall of Fame

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Each year, seven Oklahomans are graced with the state's highest honor--induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. This year's class was inducted in a ceremony last Thursday. In this excerpt, we bring you some of the honorees' humble--and often humorous--acceptance speeches.

Related Topics: Community, People & Profiles, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 10-26-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

10-26-12

On this episode of ONR, we explore Oklahoma's 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts, and the heated races taking place in both. We continue our political coverage with Cathy Tatom's latest report on Oklahoma's state questions, looking at affirmative action and the governor's role in the parole process. Then we explore initiatives put in place to prevent another Dust Bowl, and we tour a tasty staple of the Oklahoma economy: Bama Pies. Plus, an exclusive interview with former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, a new Listen To Me segment, and updates on the ODVA studies and the A-F school grading system, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Community, Food, Travel, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Aging, Caregiving, Modern, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Opinion, Biography & Profiles, Energy & Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure, Military & Espionage

Originally broadcast on October 26, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/district 2 race.flv 2nd Congressional District Race
2nd Congressional District Race

10-26-12

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It's the local election that's drawing national coverage: the race for Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District seat. The battle is between Republican Markwayne Mullin and Democrat Rob Wallace, but both contend this isn't just a fight for a political post. One says it's a choice between right and wrong, and the other claims it's a choice between socialism and the republic.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on October 26, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/district 1 race.flv 1st Congressional District Race
1st Congressional District Race

10-26-12

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Oklahoma is predominantly Republican, and perhaps nowhere more so than the state's 1st Congressional District. Only a single Democrat has been elected to serve the 1st District since 1948. It's a seat incumbent James Sullivan lost in June's primary election, and now three political newcomers are vying for a chance to win the district

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on October 26, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/silo art project.flv Silo Art Project
Silo Art Project

10-19-12

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Getting funding for public art can be a tough racket, but one Oklahoma artist believes in it so much, he's putting his money where his talent is: in a public art display.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Biography & Profiles, Social Issues, Arts & Entertainment, Biography & Profiles, Society

Originally broadcast on October 19, 2012