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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/heat wave.flv Heat Wave and Drought
Heat Wave and Drought

7-27-12

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Governor Fallin announced a state of emergency for all 77 counties of Oklahoma due to extreme or exceptional drought, making it official: Drought has Oklahoma it it's clutches. As western parts of the state fall into the worst category of drought for the second year straight, the state bunkers down for the remaining summer months that promise nothing but heat, heat, heat.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Environment, Health, Education, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 27, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/food trucks.flv Food Trucks
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


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/cycling.flv Living Well: Cycling
Living Well: Cycling

7-27-12

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With gas prices high and health rankings low, many Oklahomans are turning to biking as their preferred mode of transportation. So popular has bike bipedalism become, the Sooner State has jumped from 43rd to 35th in a national survey of bicycle friendliness, propelled by a populous looking to get healthier and get around on a dime.

Related Topics: Community, Travel, Lifestyle, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Global Affairs, Social Issues, Health, Energy & Environment, Health, Society

Originally broadcast on July 27, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/ONR 7-20-12.flv Chesapeake Energy
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


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/return of blue green algae.flv Return of Blue-Green Algae
Return of Blue-Green Algae

7-20-12

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Last summer, toxic blue-green algae blooms kept many vacationers out of the water--and away from Oklahoma lakes. Recently new blooms have begun to appear in some of Oklahoma's lakes. But new legislation is aimed at preventing algae panic--and preventing a blow to some towns' economies.

Related Topics: Travel, Health Care & Illnesses, Earth, Environment, Biology & Chemistry, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Health

Originally broadcast on July 20, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/nursing homes.flv Nursing Homes
Nursing Homes

7-20-12

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The nation's aging population means long-term care issues, with over 30,000 people already residing in nursing homes, residential facilities or assisted living homes in the state. It also means a challenge for families as they try to navigate the hazardous waters of finding a trustworthy facility for family members.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Fitness & Nutrition, Aging, Caregiving, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on July 20, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/mission failure folo 2.flv Mission: Failure Follow-Up
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


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/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