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Oklahoma News Report

1-4-13

On this episode of the ONR, we discuss the budget deal to avoid the fiscal cliff with Oklahoma U.S. Representative Frank Lucas. With more people living sedentary lives and not exercising, Oklahoma is seeing obesity and diabetes rates continue to grow. As news and information goes digital, newspapers across the state are going hyper-local to stay relevant. Plus, oil rigs, holiday recycling, the Singin' Rage Patti Page, and more.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Music, Biography & Profiles, Community, Travel, Media & Technology, Health Care & Illnesses, Fitness & Nutrition, Modern, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on January 4, 2013


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 11-16-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
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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Oklahoma Forum

Lessons From The Dust Bowl

While the entire country was suffering through the great depression, people in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico and Colorado faced an additional catastrophe - ferocious dust storms that brought financial ruin and death to the plains. The Oklahoma panhandle was the epicenter of the Dust Bowl. Those that survived nature's onslaught helped develop new techniques for conserving the land and rebuilding Oklahoma's agriculture. The Dust Bowl is the subject of Ken Burns' new documentary, airing nationally November 18th and 19th on PBS. Joining us to talk about the lessons learned from the dust bowl are Clay Pope, Executive Director of the Association of Oklahoma Conservation Districts; Mike Thralls, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Conservation Commission; and Dean Graumann, Director of the Greer County Conservation District.

Related Topics: Community, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Government, Politics, Environment, Social Issues, Health, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on November 18, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/ken burns.flv ONR 11-16-12
ONR 11-16-12

Newsmaker Interview: Ken Burns

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Ken Burns' latest documentary film, "The Dust Bowl" premiered this weekend on PBS. Earlier this spring, ONR's Dick Pryor spoke with the renowned filmmaker about his work, and why he chose to focus his latest documentary on one of Oklahoma's biggest ecological disasters.

Related Topics: Media & Technology, People & Profiles, Modern, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Media, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


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ONR 11-16-12

Dust Bowl: Then and Now

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Ken Burn's latest documentary film, "The Dust Bowl" premiered this week, showcasing the hardships endured during one of Oklahoma's worst ecological disasters. But out of the Dust Bowl came a bevy of new programs on soil and water conservation, crafted with the intent of preventing another Dust Bowl from happening.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Government, Social Issues, Health, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on November 16, 2012


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Oklahoma News Report

11-9-12

On this episode of the ONR, we examine the results of Tuesday's election with an in-depth look at the candidates taking office and the ballot measures that passed or failed, and what they mean for the state. Campaigns mean campaign ads--a lot of them. We take a look at the ads dominating the airwaves, and how candidates are trying to reach voters via new media. The grades have been out for a few weeks, but the fallout from the new A-F school grading system released by the Oklahoma State Board of Education is still being realized. Plus, Oklahoma endangered species, the Dust Bowl and climate change, and more on this episode of ONR.

Related Topics: Community, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Social Issues, Education, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on November 9, 2012


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ONR 11-9-12

Stateline: Hot and Dry

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Poor crops, record-low water levels, cracked, dry earth and nearly unbearable heat: if that sounds familiar, you've lived through one of Oklahoma's summers recently. Droughts have walloped the Sooner state for the past two years, and it has many across the state trying to come up with solutions to the fallout caused by Oklahoma's water deficiency.

Related Topics: Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on November 9, 2012


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ONR 11-9-12

Dust Bowl: Endangered Species

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Protecting the land became a key issues for Oklahomans after the Dust Bowl, but also protecting the wild life. Today, conservation districts work to protect western Oklahoma's native grasslands and the rare species who call the tall prairie home.

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

Originally broadcast on November 9, 2012


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ONR 11-9-12

Dust Bowl: Climate Change

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Leading up to the Dust Bowl was a devastating drought, similar to the one felt by Oklahoma for the past two years. But now armed with experience and years of research on soil conservation, conservationists and farmers are working together to prevent another Dust Bowl from hitting the state.

Related Topics: Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Global Affairs, Science & Technology, Education, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on November 9, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 10-26-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

10-26-12

On this episode of ONR, we explore Oklahoma's 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts, and the heated races taking place in both. We continue our political coverage with Cathy Tatom's latest report on Oklahoma's state questions, looking at affirmative action and the governor's role in the parole process. Then we explore initiatives put in place to prevent another Dust Bowl, and we tour a tasty staple of the Oklahoma economy: Bama Pies. Plus, an exclusive interview with former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, a new Listen To Me segment, and updates on the ODVA studies and the A-F school grading system, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Community, Food, Travel, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Aging, Caregiving, Modern, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues, Opinion, Biography & Profiles, Energy & Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure, Military & Espionage

Originally broadcast on October 26, 2012