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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/gene stipe tribute.flv Gene Stipe In Memoriam
Gene Stipe In Memoriam

7-27-12

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This week, legendary Oklahoma legislator Gene Stipe died on July 21 after a lengthy battle with illness. We remember Gene Stipe, both the good and the bad about this legislative legend, and speak with his longtime friend Senior Federal Judge Lee R. West of the Western District of Oklahoma.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, People & Profiles, Modern, Biography & Profiles, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on July 30, 2012


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Food Trucks

7-27-12

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Once consigned to large metropolitan areas, food trucks have officially rolled in to Oklahoma, with popular trucks parked in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Reporter Susan Miller and host of the OETA Movie Club B.J. Wexler scope out some of the state's hottest meals on wheels.

Related Topics: Community, Food, Travel, Health, Arts & Entertainment, Biography & Profiles, Communications & Media, Society

Originally broadcast on July 27, 2012


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Chesapeake Energy

7-20-12

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While one of the lodestones of the Oklahoma economy, natural gas giant Chesapeake Energy has faced increasing scrutiny as of late due to hydraulic fracturing and questionable financial moves. We explore the current state of Chesapeake in this ONR report.

Related Topics: Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Social Issues, Health, Biography & Profiles, Transportation & Infrastructure, Society

Originally broadcast on July 20, 2012


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Mission: Failure Follow-Up

7-20-12

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Our ongoing report on alleged abuse in Oklahoma's VA homes continues with one widow's harrowing tale of loss...and the investigation it spurred.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Aging, Caregiving, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on July 20, 2012


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Dale Rogers Training Center

7-20-12

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A down economy makes jobs difficult to come by for everyone, but perhaps no group more than the disabled. But a program in Oklahoma is hoping to change that, by working with disabled people of all types to find gainful employment.

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

Originally broadcast on July 20, 2012


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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


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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


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Oklahoma News Report

6-30-12

The Supreme Court upheld most of the affordable health care act this week, but the repercussions will be rolling out for weeks to come, as many states--including Oklahoma--have not yet moved to comply with the law. We speak with experts about the law and what it means. This week also saw the primary election occur on Tuesday night, and Steve Bennett looks at who was elected, who wasn't, and what that means for Oklahoma politics. We also explore underage drinking, and the programs enacted by the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services that are making an impact. OSU is training a different kind of doctor, and we get our hands on some noodling action, on this episode of the ONR.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Folk Art & Crafts, Community, Travel, People & Profiles, Lifestyle, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on June 29, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

6-15-12

The Oklahoma City Thunder have torn through the playoffs and now advance to the NBA finals, we explore a state that is truly 'thunderstruck.' Reporter Lis Exon joins World War II veterans as they travel to Washington D.C. with the Honor Flights program. Elections are nigh, and as both parties try to court the Hispanic vote, Latino voters weigh their options. We look at natural gas giant Chesapeake, former NBA stars making their way in the world of art, and Native American movie stars, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Film & Television, Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Biography & Profiles, Community, Race & Ethnicity, People & Profiles, Modern, War & Conflict, Biography & Profiles, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Arts & Entertainment, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on June 15, 2012


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ONR Extra: Wes Studi

6-15-12

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"Dances With Wolves," "Geronimo," "Last of the Mohicans," just make up part of the resume of Oklahoma actor Wes Studi, who has won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Native Americans in dozens of films. As Studi helped open the new "Oklahoma at the Movies" exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center, he spoke with reporter Steve Bennett about his life in the movies, and the issues facing Native American actors.

Related Topics: Film & Television, Performing Arts, Biography & Profiles, Community, Race & Ethnicity, People & Profiles, Race & Ethnicity, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on June 15, 2012