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Oklahoma Forum

2012 Year in Review

The curtain is falling on 2012, so it's time once again to reflect on the year that's ending and look ahead to next year. Our guests discuss the top stories of 2012 and make some fearless predictions about 2013. Come along, for the world-famous Oklahoma Forum year-end show, with Steffi Corcoran, Editor of Oklahoma Today Magazine; Kristin Dickerson, evening news anchor at KTUL-TV in Tulsa; Keith Gaddie, poltiical science professor and author at the University of Oklahoma; and, Ben Allen, Morning Edition host and reporter for KOSU Radio.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Music, Community, Travel, Sports & Recreation, People & Profiles, Modern, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Arts & Entertainment, Media, Sports, Opinion

Originally broadcast on December 23, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

12-7-12

On this episode of the ONR, we look at the impact of unions in the state, investigate the new E15 blended gasoline and the possible harm it could cause older engines. We follow the Agricultural Crimes Unit as they work to stamp out cattle rustling, plus public artwork, Native American health care, and more.

Related Topics: Folk Art & Crafts, Travel, Health Care & Illnesses, Caregiving, Animals, Forensics & Investigations, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Arts & Entertainment

Originally broadcast on December 7, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

11-30-12

Governor Mary Fallin has announced she won't set up a state-run health care exchange or expand Medicaid, citing monetary concerns for turning down both options. ONR's Cathy Tatom looks at the new laws on the books in Oklahoma, and their impact on the state. A groundbreaking program in Tulsa is giving at-risk kids a head start on life by emphasizing education and good nutrition for them and their families. And Steve Bennett takes a trip down Highway 9 to visit a museum dedicated to one of Oklahoma's most famous military leaders. Plus, Sports Illustrated writers, comedian Bill Cosby, lawmakers and educators on this ONR.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Travel, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Fitness & Nutrition, Child Development, Education, War & Conflict, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, National Security, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Sports, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 30, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

11-16-12

Open Carry is now in effect, but many gun owners still prefer to keep their firearm concealed. Water ownership is often under contention in Oklahoma, but at the Governor's Water Conference, attendees worked to hammer out plans to conserve what we have. We take a comprehensive look at the Dust Bowl and what we learned from one of the nation's worst natural disasters. Plus, news icon Judy Woodruff, civil rights activist Morris Dees, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductees and a little Oklahoma history, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Community, Travel, United States, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


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ONR 12-7-12

Native American Health Care

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As the debate continues to rage over government-directed health care, it's easy to forget that there are several sovereign governments in Oklahoma alone that provide expansive health care coverage to thousands of it's citizens. ONR's Cathy Tatom takes a look at the Native American tribal health care system.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Caregiving, Government, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on December 7, 2012


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ONR 12-7-12

ONR Extra: Civic Health Index

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Researchers at the University of Central Oklahoma have been hard at work measuring the state's civic involvement, studying factors such as volunteering, family cohesion, and political involvement. What they found was a state full of citizens ready to give, but maybe not willing to talk politics

Related Topics: Community, Civilizations, Politics, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on December 7, 2012


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Oklahoma Forum

The Future of the Middle Class

We often hear from lawmakers, academics, pundits and policy experts on this program, discussing the news, identifying problems and proposing solutions. By design, they talk a lot about the issues concerning regular citizens, the middle class, and how politics and policies affect them. Today, for the first time on Oklahoma Forum, we're going to turn the tables, do something different, and listen to what some of those Oklahomans think about our state, what concerns them, and what they hope for the future. Call it a mini-town hall meeting, with our guests: Greg Hallman, Jr., a Spanish teacher at Santa Fe South Middle School, a charter school in Oklahoma City. Ashlie Stover, an undergraduate dance student from the University of Central Oklahoma. DePorres "Dee" Hopkins, owner of Hopkins Haircare and Enterprises in Oklahoma City. and, Brenna Reaves, a registered nurse of labor and delivery at Integris Southwest Medical Center.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Education, Issues & Advice, Business & Economy, Government, Social Issues, Health, Education

Originally broadcast on December 9, 2012


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Oklahoma Forum

The Future of Health Care in Oklahoma

States have until December 14th to decide whether to create their own health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. 16 states and the District of Columbia are setting up their own exchanges and five states are going to work with the federal government in doing it. States that don't establish their own system will see the federal government set one up for them. Oklahoma is one of those states. Governor Mary Fallin has turned thumbs-down on two key Obamacare provisions, the exchange and medicaid expansion, and today, we discuss what that decision means for health care in Oklahoma, with our guests: Julie Cox-Kain, Chief Operating Officer for the Oklahoma State Department of Health; Andrew Rice, former state senator and Executive Director of the Variety Care Foundation; Dr. David Holden, an orthopedic surgeon from Oklahoma City; and Dr. Boyd Shook, an internal medicine physician in Edmond.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Fitness & Nutrition, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health, Health

Originally broadcast on December 2, 2012


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ONR 11-30-12

New Laws

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Oklahomans have heard a lot about two particular laws that went into effect recently: open carry and a new nine month supervision period for inmates on parole. But those weren't the only laws put into effect. ONR's Cathy Tatom takes a look at the state's latest laws, and their impact on the lives of Oklahomans.

Related Topics: Travel, Government, Social Issues, Transportation & Infrastructure

Originally broadcast on November 30, 2012


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ONR 11-30-12

Health Care

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Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has rejected the Affordable Care Act twofold: she has rejected the Medicaid expansion and decided not to set up a health insurance exchange. Now the federal government will set up an exchange for the state, and many are left to wonder what will happen to Oklahomans that will fall into the health care gap.

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

Originally broadcast on November 30, 2012