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Oklahoma News Report

April 20th, 2012

An overabundance of natural gas is pushing prices down, creating economic uncertainty for producers, with little prospect of a quick recovery. Making Oklahoma a little more green in some places you might not expect. We'll take you to a company in Shawnee to find out why it's been a success for more than 100 years. And travelling Highway 9 through "tornado alley" leads to the country's center for storm prediction. All that and more, next on ONR.

Related Topics: Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Education, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on April 20, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

March 30th, 2012

Help to reduce Oklahoma’s high infant mortality rate is available, but many Oklahoma mothers don't take advantage of it...sometimes with disastrous results. Spring rains have brought welcome relief to much of the state suffering from drought. In a women's history month feature, we learn about an organization that's been training Oklahoma women since shortly after statehood. A small-town museum is providing a big economic boost along Oklahoma’s Highway 9. And two legendary journalists discuss the story that brought down a president. Those stories and more, straight ahead on ONR.

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

Originally broadcast on March 30, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

March 23, 2012

President Obama visits Oklahoma to promote a key part of his energy plan. Oklahoma's quality jobs program has been touted as one of the strongest incentives for creating new jobs, but it faces an uncertain future. People with concealed weapons permits may soon be allowed to openly carry guns. Oklahoma lawmen generally think that's a bad idea. Legislators put new state laws make it on the books every year, but a few may not stay there. And lack of state funding may be putting an American Indian Cultural Center project in jeopardy. Those stories and more, on ONR.

Related Topics: Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on March 23, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

Kids and Tech

Featured in Top Stories

High tech gadgets are topping holiday wish lists. Most are loaded with games and apps designed to captivate their users. They are also powerful educational instruments. For decades teachers taught the "three r's" using books, papers, pencils and chalkboards. Those methods now share classrooms with high tech devices some fear are more toy than teaching tool, but that educators say are changing the way students learn.

Related Topics: Education, Fun & Games, Science & Technology, Education

Originally broadcast on December 16, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Climate Science Center

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Devastating ice storms, massive flooding, heat waves and drought have all been part of Oklahoma’s weather picture in recent years. As the world's climate changes, such events are expected to become more common. The state's two largest universities, bitter rivals in sports, are coming together as part of an effort to learn more about climate change, and its impact

Related Topics: Environment, Weather & Natural Disasters, Environment, Science & Technology, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on December 2, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

Earthquake Science

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Dozens of aftershocks and hundreds of damage reports have poured in following the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Oklahoma. It has Oklahomans wondering whether dams, bridges and roads are still safe after all that shaking, as earthquakes are hitting a state more accustomed to dealing with tornadoes than temblors.

Related Topics: Earth, Weather & Natural Disasters, Science & Technology

Originally broadcast on November 18, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

NMI Earthquake Science

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It could be several weeks before a damage estimate is released on the series of earthquakes that have rattled Oklahoma recently. The department of emergency management will dispatch teams in a few days to begin compiling damage reports on the quakes, which have occurred along a geological formation known as the Wilzetta fault. We spoke with Dr. Randy Keller, director of the Oklahoma Geological Survey, about the seismic activity that has shaken the state

Related Topics: Weather & Natural Disasters, Environment, Science & Technology

Originally broadcast on November 11, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

October 28th, 2011 (57:43)

In the next election voters will have to decide whether it's time to end affirmation action in Oklahoma. Cutting edge research offers hope for parents of children with autism. A tragedy in Ohio prompts concern over the ownership of wild exotic animals in Oklahoma. Swirling spheres at travel plazas are more than mere decorations... They're part of a growing trend at businesses large and small. Phantoms in photos, voices from the great beyond, and spine tingling tours of haunted halls... It's all part of our Oklahoma haunts Halloween fun. All that and more on ONR.

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

Originally broadcast on October 28, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

September 16th, 2011 (57:40)

New information sheds light on the mystery surrounding the puzzling disappearance of an Oklahoma family. Known for casinos, Oklahoma’s Indian tribes are diversifying to maximize their economic footprint. In southern Oklahoma, students learn the skills they need for jobs of the 21st century. The birthplace of the parking meter prepares for a high-tech upgrade to its old standby. Route 66 is a huge draw for motorcyclists, who enjoy Oklahoma life on the open road. And Charley Newcomb takes us to the U.S. military’s only nuclear cannon, with Oklahoma stories. Those stories and more on ONR.

Related Topics: Travel, Sports & Recreation, War & Conflict, Biography & Profiles, Business & Economy, Government, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Biography & Profiles, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on September 16, 2011


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Oklahoma News Report

October 7th, 2011 (57:44)

Evidence of the state's decaying infrastructure is visible at the state capitol, where the nearly century old structure is clearly showing its age. Call it a reverse brain drain. Nearly 90% of graduates of Oklahoma’s colleges and universities live and work in state one year after getting a diploma. Oklahoma's alcohol laws were put in place in 1959. The move has begun to make changes that will likely be decided by voters. We visit a dying city in its final days and look at the reason for its demise. And, comparing Oklahoma’s drought to extreme weather in Africa.

Related Topics: Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Education

Originally broadcast on October 7, 2011