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http://video.oeta.tv/oklahoma_forum/FORUM_EDIT_6_5_11.flv Oklahoma Forum
Oklahoma Forum

Legislative Roundup (27:45)

We discuss the impact of this year’s legislative session with state capitol reporters: Michael McNutt, The Oklahoman, NewsOK.com Michael Cross, KOSU Radio Sean Murphy, Associated Press Erin Boeckman, eCapitol.net

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health, Education

Originally broadcast on June 5, 2011


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

Democrats and Unions (2:40)

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National labor leaders are threatening the loss of union support for Democrats in future elections.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Politics

Originally broadcast on May 23, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/oklahoma_forum/FORUM_EDIT_5_22_11.flv Oklahoma Forum
Oklahoma Forum

Analyzing the Legislative Session (27:45)

We discuss this year’s legislative session with capitol reporter/analysts: M. Scott Carter, Capitol Reporter, The Journal Record Pat McGuigan, Reporter for CapitolBeatOK.com and Editor, The City Sentinel Arnold Hamilton, Editor, The Oklahoma Observer

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Social Issues, Education, Media, Opinion

Originally broadcast on May 22, 2011


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

Teen Pregnancy (3:09)

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ON THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION DAY, OKLAHOMA'S TEEN PREGNANCY RANK IS STILL AMONG THE HIGHEST IN THE NATION: NUMBER ONE FOR 18 AND 19 YEAR OLDS AND NUMBER FIVE IN PREGNANCIES AMONG THOSE 15 TO 19. ONR'S CATHY TATOM EXAMINES WHY THE TEEN PREGNANCY RATE HAS BEEN SO HIGH FOR SO LONG IN OKLAHOMA.

Related Topics: Education, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on May 4, 2011


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

Education Bills (2:58)

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SCORE ANOTHER VICTORY FOR GOVERNOR MARY FALLIN AND STATE EDUCATION AND LEGISLATIVE LEADERS WHO HAVE BEEN PUSHING FOR REFORMS IN OKLAHOMA'S SCHOOLS. SUPPORTERS HOPE THEIR EFFORTS WILL PROMOTE BETTER STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT. ONR'S CHARLES NEWCOMB HAS MORE FROM THE STATE CAPITOL.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Education

Originally broadcast on May 4, 2011


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

Mike Boettcher React to bin Laden Death (6:10)

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THE WHITE HOUSE HAS ANNOUNCED IT WILL NOT RELEASE DEATH PHOTOS OF OSAMA BIN LADEN. PRESIDENT OBAMA SAID THERE IS NO DOUBT BIN LADEN IS DEAD, AND HE DOES NOT WANT TO PROVOKE VIOLENT RETALIATION BY BY PUBLISHING GRAPHIC PHOTOS THAT COULD BECOME A PROPAGANDA TOOL. THE KILLING OF BIN LADEN HAS REPORTEDLY OPENED DIVISIONS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATION OVER WHETHER THE DRAWDOWN OF TROOPS FROM AFGHANISTAN SHOULD PROCEED FASTER THAN PLANNED. ON MAY 2 DICK PRYOR DISCUSSED THAT ISSUE WITH O-N-R CONTRIBUTOR MIKE BOETTCHER. HE'S A PROFESSOR AT THE GAYLORD COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM AND AN ABC NEWS CORRESPONDENT NOW IN KABUL, AFGHANISTAN.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, National Security, Global Affairs, Religion & Beliefs

Originally broadcast on May 4, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Oklahoma Watch: Incarceration of the Mentally Ill (5:52)

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ONR IS A PARTNER IN OKLAHOMA WATCH, A NON-PROFIT INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING INITIATIVE, AND TAMMY PAYNE HAS THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF REPORTS. THE STATE'S MENTALLY ILL ARE BEING WAREHOUSED IN PRISONS AND JAILS ACROSS THE STATE. THEY CAN BE HELD IN JAIL FOR MONTHS WAITING FOR A MENTAL HOSPITAL BED OR WHEN FORCED INTO A CELL WITH A VIOLENT PREDATOR END UP SEVERELY INJURED OR DEAD. WE TALK TO MENTAL HEALTH AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXPERTS ABOUT THEIR BIGGEST CONCERNS FOR SOME OF OUR STATE'S MOST VULNERABLE CITIZENS.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on May 3, 2011


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

Pakistan Reaction to bin Laden Death (8:24)

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PAKISTAN SAYS IT IS DEEPLY CONCERNED OVER WHAT IT SAYS WAS AN "UNAUTHORIZED AMERICAN RAID THAT KILLED OSAMA BIN LADEN. MEANWHILE, U-S OFFICIALS ARE RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW BIN LADEN COULD HAVE LIVED FOR YEARS IN AN UPSCALE HOME IN A PAKISTANI CITY, WITHOUT ANYONE IN PAKISTAN'S GOVERNMENT OR MILITARY KNOWING ABOUT IT. DICK PRYOR VISITED WITH O-N-R CONTRIBUTOR AND GAYLORD COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM PROFESSOR MIKE BOETTCHER, ABOUT THE INCREASINGLY STRAINED PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE U.S. AND PAKISTAN.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, National Security, Global Affairs

Originally broadcast on May 3, 2011


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

Kern Apology (3:15)

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REPRESENTATIVE SALLY KERN SOBBED AS SHE APOLOGIZED BEFORE THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TODAY FOR HER COMMENTS ABOUT BLACKS AND WOMEN DURING DEBATE ON A RESOLUTION TO END AFFIRMATIVE ACTION. BUT THE HOUSE WENT ONE STEP FURTHER AND AFTER A FLURRY OF CLOSED DOOR MEETINGS WITH BLACK LAWMAKERS, KERN ENDED UP ENDORSING HER OWN PUBLIC REPRIMAND. ONR'S BOB SANDS HAS MORE.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Religion & Beliefs, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on May 2, 2011


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

Healthcare Debate Extra (3:19)

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Additional coverage of some of the debate over Oklahoma’s participation in the national healthcare program.

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

Originally broadcast on April 27, 2011