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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/government/Adult_Family_Services.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Adult Family Services (3:50)

Featured in It's Your Government

Budget cuts will have a major impact on adult daycare services and services for children with disabilities, provided by the Department of Human Services. Georgia Devening, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled, talked about the impact of the cuts.

Related Topics: Health, Parents, News & Public Affairs, Health Care & Illnesses, Aging, Child Development, Healthy Kids, Government, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on May 23, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Women_in_Recovery_Program.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Women in Recovery Program (2:45)

Featured in It's Your Government

A new facility has opened its doors to women facing prison time. The program is called, "Women in Recovery," and it aims to reduce the number of women going to prison.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Women, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on May 20, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/government/Jail_Drugs.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Jail Drugs (2:56)

Featured in It's Your Government

The state House has approved a bill that requires county jails in Oklahoma to provide medications to inmates going through alcohol or drug withdrawal.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Social Issues

Originally broadcast on May 19, 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/War_on_Women.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

War on Women (2:43)

Featured in Top Stories

More than a hundred women rallied at the Capitol to voice their disapproval of restrictive laws regarding women’s reproductive rights. Dubbed as “The Pink Wave,” supporters gave lawmakers an earful on the subject of abortion.

Related Topics: News & Public Affairs, Government, Women, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on May 12, 2011


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

Teen Pregnancy (3:09)

Featured in Top Stories

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/extras/Mentally_Ill.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

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

Featured in ONR Extras

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/history/Racism.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

Face of Racism (3:12)

Featured in Preserving History

The documentary, “Banished,” tells the story of racial cleansing in America. At a screening of the film, there was also reaction to comments made on the floor of the Oklahoma House of Representatives by Republican legislator, Sally Kern.

Related Topics: Arts & Entertainment, Culture & Society, History, News & Public Affairs, Technology, Film & Television, Race & Ethnicity, United States, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Communications & Media

Originally broadcast on April 29, 2011


http://video.oeta.tv/oklahoma_forum/Forum_050111.flv Oklahoma Forum
Oklahoma Forum

The Immigration Debate (27:45)

Immigration enforcement and policy is the Big Topic as we talk to Oklahoma participants in the National Issues Forum community dialogue on immigration: Fred Gates, PhD, Associate Professor of History, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Rilla Askew, Author and English Department Artist in Residence, University of Central Oklahoma Ari Nuncio, Writer, Certified Translator and Consultant Lisa Schmidt, Director of Community Engagement, The Xenia Institute

Related Topics: Community, Government, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Health, Education

Originally broadcast on June 26, 2011