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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Scholarship_Credits.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Scholarship Vouchers (2:26)

Featured in It's Your Government

The House has approved new tax breaks for contributors to private school scholarships.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on April 26, 2011


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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/education/Tuition_Rates.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Tuition Rates (5:11)

Featured in 21st Century Classroom

Tuition at state universities and colleges is going up. Glen Johnson, Chancellor of Higher Education, talked about the increases.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Education

Originally broadcast on April 25, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/education/Mechanic_Training.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Mechanic Training (2:52)

Featured in 21st Century Classroom

Thousands of dollars in scholarship money was a stake at an automotive competition in Okmulgee.

Related Topics: Parents, News & Public Affairs, Education, Education

Originally broadcast on April 21, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/University_Branch.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

University Branch (6:53)

Featured in It's Your Government

There was more emotional debate on the floor of the Oklahoma House, over a bill that would make a Higher Education Center in Ardmore part of the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma University. The bill started off as just a name change, but has now turned into what seems to be a turf battles between some rural lawmakers.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Politics, Education

Originally broadcast on April 21, 2011


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Oklahoma Forum

Capitol Reporters Roundtable (27:45)

Budget talks and more from the state Capitol in a reporters’ roundtable discussion, featuring our guests: John Estus, The Oklahoman/NewsOK.com David Meyer, KCCU Radio Michael Cross, KOSU Radio Sean Murphy, Associated Press

Related Topics: Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Women, Social Issues, Health, Education

Originally broadcast on April 24, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

STD Cases (3:38)

Featured in ONR Extras

There is a growing epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases among Oklahoma’s younger population. Casey Price, Disease Intervention Supervisor at the Oklahoma Department of Health, talked about the sobering statistics.

Related Topics: Health, Parents, News & Public Affairs, Health Care & Illnesses, Healthy Kids, Social Issues, Health, Education

Originally broadcast on April 20, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Ardmore_Higher_Education.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Ardmore Higher Education Center (2:51)

Featured in It's Your Government

Heated debate took place on the Senate floor over a proposal to consolidate a learning center in Ardmore into a branch campus of Southeastern State University.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on April 18, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/education/Social_Promotion_Folo.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Social Promotion Folo (3:10)

Featured in 21st Century Classroom

School districts across the state are waiting for the outcome of legislation that will end “social promotion” of students who cannot read at grade level by third grade.

Related Topics: Parents, News & Public Affairs, Education, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on April 15, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/extras/Social_Promotion.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Social Promotion (2:40)

Featured in ONR Extras

Additional debate on Senate Bill 346, which would deny students advancing a grade if their reading skills are up-to-par. Among those participating in the floor debate were Rep. Eric Proctor (D) Tulsa, Rep. Lee Denney (R) Cushing, Rep. Ed Cannaday (D) Porum, and Rep. Sally Kern (R) Oklahoma City.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Education

Originally broadcast on April 14, 2011