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Indigenous Peoples Conference

6-8-12

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As the world becomes more and more a melting pot, cultures must struggle all the harder to maintain their traditions and identities. Indigenous peoples are no exception, and preserving their heritage is what brought tribes from across the nation to Oklahoma this week for the Indigenous Peoples Conference. The discussion: maintaining their culture before it fades away.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Music, Fine Arts, Literature & Writing, Community, Race & Ethnicity, People & Profiles, Civilizations, World, Government, Politics, Global Affairs, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Education

Originally broadcast on June 12, 2012


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Oklahoma Forum

Memorial Day Special on Veterans

Our discussion focuses on challenges faced by military veterans and services available to assist them, with: Major General (retired) Rita Aragon, Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs Jason McClellan, Regional Office Director, Veterans Administration Paula Barnes, Senior Certifying Official, Veterans Administration

Related Topics: Government, Politics, National Security, Global Affairs, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Education, Military & Espionage

Originally broadcast on May 27, 2012


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Water Wars

6-1-12

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A battle is being fought right now--in courthouses, inside state agencies, at the halls of the legislature--over one of Oklahoma's most precious commodities. Water. It's the question of who gets it and how much, and it seems like the only thing every party can agree upon over this resource is that they can't agree.

Related Topics: Community, Travel, Sports & Recreation, Modern, Earth, Environment, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Social Issues, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on June 5, 2012


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Sine Die Week

5-25-12

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The end of the 53rd Oklahoma Legislature saw much debate between the House and the Senate over state income tax cuts, bond proposals, and budget plans. Reporter Bob Sands dives into the week of Sine Die to report on the wrap-up of the legislative session.

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

Originally broadcast on May 25, 2012


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StateImpact Oklahoma Interview

5-25-12

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StateImpact Oklahoma has been writing a series of pieces on life after prison for former inmates. We spoke with StateImpact's Logan Layden about what their research has uncovered.

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

Originally broadcast on May 29, 2012


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Graying of the Gray Bar Motel

5-25-12

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Oklahoma doesn't just have a high incarceration rate--the number of elderly incarcerated on the rise. 1980 saw roughly 85 inmates over the age of 50 in Oklahoma. In 2011, that number had skyrocketed to nearly 4,000, and that number is only expected to rise. That's leaving prisons across the state scrambling to deal with it's aging inmates.

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

Originally broadcast on May 29, 2012


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eCapitol Interview

5-25-12

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Each week of the legislative session, ONR contributors from eCapitol join us to discuss what's making news at the Capitol.

Related Topics: Community, Government, Politics, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on May 25, 2012


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ONR Memorial Day Exclusive

WWII Veteran Harry Furr

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The Memorial Day weekend isn't just a chance to revel in an extra day off from work. First and foremost, it's a day to honor those who have served their country. In 2007, ONR host Dick Pryor spoke with World War II veteran Harry Furr about his experiences as a glider pilot, and his first day on the job--in Normandy on D-Day. Furr passed away on Wednesday, May 23rd. He may be gone, but his service and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Related Topics: Community, World, Modern, War & Conflict, Global Affairs, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on May 25, 2012


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Unemployment Benefits

5-18-12

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Too much of a good thing is soon to be a bad thing for many Oklahomans, as the states low unemployment rate means cuts to benefits for many long-term unemployed residents.

Related Topics: Community, Lifestyle, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on May 18, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/the_peoples_business/People's Business 5-16-12.flv
The People's Business

We wrap up our 2012 season with Senator Jim Wilson (D)of Tahlequah and Senator Harry Coates (R) of Seminole. In this call-in free-for-all, our legislators along with host Bob Sands discuss anything and everything that's happened this legislative session.

Related Topics: Religion & Beliefs, Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Education, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Education, Religion & Beliefs

Originally broadcast on May 17, 2012