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ONR 4-19-13

Terrorism

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Last week saw Boston rocked by terrorism after two bombs were detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Acts of violence are nothing new to Oklahomans, after enduring the infamous Oklahoma City bombing nearly two decades ago. But this new case shows a shift in terrorism in America.

Related Topics: World, War & Conflict, National Security, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on April 19, 2013


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ONR 4-19-13

Newsmaker Interview: David Cid

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David Cid, Executive Director of the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism, discusses the tragedy in Boston, and how Oklahoma City regrouped after the 1995 bombing and created a group meant to study terrorism--and how to stop it.

Related Topics: National Security, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on April 19, 2013


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ONR 4-19-13

Gun Control

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After the United States Senate recently voted against hearing a bill that would have expanded gun purchase background checks, the debate over second amendment rights continues to reach a fever pitch across the nation.

Related Topics: Community, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, National Security, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on April 19, 2013


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The People's Business

Oklahoma's Corrections System

In this episode of The People's Business, Bob Sands is joined by Rep. Jeff Hickman and Sen. Al McCaffery. They discussed the funding issues at the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, and took questions live on the air from concerned viewers across the state.

Related Topics: Government, Politics, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on April 10, 2013


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Oklahoma Forum

School Safety Commission

Less than a week after the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, legislative leaders formed the non-partisan Oklahoma Commission on School Security. The commission moved quickly to develop findings and recommendations for Oklahoma schools. 22 people served on that commission and three of them join us: Eleanor Goetzinger, Behavior Specialist for Oklahoma City Public Schools; Roger Webb, Headmaster of Oklahoma Christian School and former President of the University of Central Oklahoma; and, Kim Carter, director of the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security.

Related Topics: Child Development, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on March 31, 2013


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Oklahoma News Report

4-5-13

In this ONR, patients of an area dentist line up to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after the oral surgeon was accused of unsafe practices and shoddy infection control. The case has many in the field of dentistry wondering how this could have happened. Lawmakers prepare another round of worker's compensation reform, but opponents are rallying on both sides of the aisle. And female lawmakers in Oklahoma discuss the dynamics of working at the state capitol as females continue to be underrepresented in the state. Plus, this week's capitol roundup, Native Americans in World War II, lawmen and renegades on this ONR.

Related Topics: Community, Gender & Sexual Identity, Health Care & Illnesses, United States, War & Conflict, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Women, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on April 5, 2013


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Oklahoma News Report

3-29-13

On this episode of the ONR, legislation that would allow horse slaughter facilities to operate in the state moves forward, but opponents are rallying against what they see as a brutal and cruel business. Votes in the Oklahoma legislature sometimes fall along party lines, but the divide is strongly felt between the rural and the urban. And one particular issue is key to Oklahoma's rural caucus. The need for quality nurses is on the rise nationwide, and that includes Oklahoma. Plus, Oklahoma ranks on the Miserable States Index, online civics education, and donations for a forthcoming museum, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Film & Television, Performing Arts, Travel, Health Care & Illnesses, Education, Animals, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health, Education

Originally broadcast on March 29, 2013


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ONR 3-29-13

Miserable States Index

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While the state itself is enjoying low unemployment and a strong economy, a new poll shows that Oklahomans are not faring as well as their state. The culprit? Poverty.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Fitness & Nutrition, Lifestyle, Child Development, United States, Business & Economy, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on March 29, 2013


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Oklahoma News Report

3-22-13

On this episode of the ONR, we look at the sequester, and it's potential impact on Oklahoma's military bases and personnel. For military veterans returning home with head injuries, cures have remained elusive. But advances in medical technology are giving veterans a chance to move forward with their lives. Last year, lawmakers worked to pass 'smart on crime' initiatives, but a year later finds those initiatives unfounded and and its future uncertain. Plus, screenings for infants, colon health, and Okie astronauts on this ONR.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Child Development, United States, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Education, Military & Espionage

Originally broadcast on March 22, 2013


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ONR 3-22-13

Justice Reinvestment Initiative

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Last year, lawmakers worked to pass 'smart on crime' initiatives that would ease the burden on the state's overcrowded prison system. But a year later finds the initiative unfunded and it's future uncertain.

Related Topics: Community, Government, Politics, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on March 22, 2013