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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/sea turtles.flv Behind the Scenes at the Oklahoma Aquarium
Behind the Scenes at the Oklahoma Aquarium

7-20-12

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In the recent heatwave, it seems like the only activity for kids is to swim, but at a certain point, even that usually fun pastime can feel a bit waterlogged. But for parents looking for a way to keep kids entertained--and in the cool--the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks has the perfect day of fun that's anything but all washed out.

Related Topics: Community, Travel, Sports & Recreation, Holidays, Fun & Games, Earth, Environment, Animals, Arts & Entertainment

Originally broadcast on July 20, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/return of blue green algae.flv Return of Blue-Green Algae
Return of Blue-Green Algae

7-20-12

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Last summer, toxic blue-green algae blooms kept many vacationers out of the water--and away from Oklahoma lakes. Recently new blooms have begun to appear in some of Oklahoma's lakes. But new legislation is aimed at preventing algae panic--and preventing a blow to some towns' economies.

Related Topics: Travel, Health Care & Illnesses, Earth, Environment, Biology & Chemistry, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Health

Originally broadcast on July 20, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 7-13-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

7-13-12

On this episode of the ONR, school may be out for summer, but students and teacher trainees alike are enjoying a learning experience as we explore Teach for America. Aging drivers can represent a road hazard, but some law enforcement officials are helping families and drivers navigate the bumpy roads of elderly driving. Digitally isolated rural areas of the state may soon be jumping on the information super highway, thanks to a rural broadband initiative. Plus, Oklahoma's oldest producing oil well, peach harvests, and hometown legends, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Folk Art & Crafts, Community, Travel, Media & Technology, Caregiving, Child Development, Healthy Kids, Modern, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Communications & Media, Society

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/peaches.flv Sunup: Peaches
Sunup: Peaches

7-13-12

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The harsh drought of 2011 was the disdain of many a farmer, blighting crops of almost every variety. But a year--and a mild winter--make a huge difference, and this summer's peach harvest has bushel baskets ready to burst.

Related Topics: Fun & Games, Gardening, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy

Originally broadcast on July 16, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/oldest oil well.flv Preserving History: Oklahoma's Oldest Oil Well
Preserving History: Oklahoma's Oldest Oil Well

7-13-12

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Oklahoma may not have been the site of the very first oil well ever drilled, but oil flows through our state's history, beginning, according to many, the fields around Bartlesville. But there are others who would contest that claim.

Related Topics: Community, Modern, Earth, Environment, Social Issues, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 13, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/what the frack.flv Fracking Explained
Fracking Explained

7-6-12

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Hydraulic fracturing sent shock waves through the natural gas industry when it came about, invigorating a flailing energy sector. But it also send waves through local communities, organizations and regulation commissions who were and are concerned about the chemicals used in the process. Efforts are underway to provide more open information about the chemicals in fracking fluid, but that opennes comes with a price.

Related Topics: Community, Media & Technology, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Social Issues, Health, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 6, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/sunup.flv Sunup: MacGruder Plot
Sunup: MacGruder Plot

7-6-12

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This past week saw the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Morrell Act--a groundbreaking piece of legislation that established land grand universities. This meant that for the first time, average people and not just the privileged elite could attend college. Sunup's Dave Deken looks into the impact the act had on agriculture in the state--including a particular wheat experiment that's over a hundred years old, and still going--and growing--strong.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Community, United States, Environment, Natural History, Biology & Chemistry, Government, Environment, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Education, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 6, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/oklahoma wineries.flv Oklahoma Life: Oklahoma Wineries
Oklahoma Life: Oklahoma Wineries

7-6-12

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Strike out on nearly any road in Oklahoma, and odds are at some point you'll cross rows of grapes, being carefully cultivated in order to create mouth-watering vintages. It's a stark contrast to just a few years ago, when only three wineries and a scant few vinyards existed in the state. But new laws have helped resuscitate one of the state's oldest agricultural ventures.

Related Topics: Food, Travel, Lifestyle, Cooking, Gardening, Earth, Environment, Business & Economy, Government, Politics

Originally broadcast on July 6, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/fish kill 2.0.flv Fish Kill Follow-Up
Fish Kill Follow-Up

7-6-12

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On the heels of another fish kill in the same location, the Environmental Protection Agency has issued an interim study on the initial kill from last July that wiped out a massive amount of catfish in the Red River. The novel-sized report cites water and sediment samples from the area to draw conclusions on the fish kill that is leaving experts and laymen scratching their collective heads.

Related Topics: Community, Food, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Earth, Environment, Animals, Business & Economy, Government, Environment, Social Issues, Health, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 6, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/okie noodling.flv Okie Noodling
Okie Noodling

6-29-12

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A cool body of water in the summertime, a rod, a reel, a little fishing, what's not to love about that? For some Okie fishermen, it would be the rod and the reel. This is noodling in Oklahoma--no line, no bait, no mercy.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Community, Travel, Sports & Recreation, People & Profiles, Environment, Sports

Originally broadcast on June 29, 2012