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http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 9-28-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

9-28-12

On this episode of the ONR, we explore the evolution and complications of campaign finance since Citizens United was ruled constitutional, deeming companies as people. As homelessness continues to not just plague the world over, some officials are looking to Tulsa and a program they started to end homelessness for solutions. Drones may be shifting their flight patterns from the battlefield to the backyard, as agencies look at the potential to do everything from fight fires to crime with these unmanned aerial drones. Plus, Okie entrepreneurs, State Capitol artwork, and the best ghost town you never heard of, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Fine Arts, Literature & Writing, Biography & Profiles, Community, Travel, Health Care & Illnesses, Education, Modern, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Global Affairs, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Biography & Profiles, Transportation & Infrastructure, Military & Espionage, Society

Originally broadcast on September 28, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 9-14-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

9-14-12

On this episode of the ONR, oil production is booming in Oklahoma, and that means employment for many across the state. But the work, while plentiful, can be dangerous, as we learn from StateImpact's Joe Wertz who has been reporting on the pitfalls of the oil field. In Tulsa, researchers from across the United States and around the globe gather to work out a harrowing problem: why does child abuse keep occurring, and what can be done to stop it? Plus, we speak with one of the nation's last political cartoonists and the news cycles that inspire him, visit Oklahoma wine country, and get lost in a maze--or is it maize?--of Thunder, on this ONR.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Folk Art & Crafts, Biography & Profiles, Community, Food, Travel, Sports & Recreation, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Lifestyle, Education, Modern, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Women, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Energy & Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure

Originally broadcast on September 14, 2012


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

9-14-12

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It's taken a little time, but wineries in Oklahoma have aged nicely. Where only a scant few could be found a few years ago, now almost every corner of the state is stamping their own vintage.

Related Topics: Folk Art & Crafts, Food, Travel, Environment, Natural History, Business & Economy, Environment, Arts & Entertainment

Originally broadcast on September 14, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 8-10-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

8-10-12

As wildfires scorch Oklahoma, state groups and charitable organizations scramble to meet the needs of those affected by the blaze. But fires are unfortunately nothing new to the state. We speak with officials in one town that has learned the hard way how to prevent fire--and the best way to battle the flames. We speak with StateImpact Oklahoma Digital Reporter Joe Wertz about the volunteer firefighters that throw caution--and their day jobs--to the wind to save others. Plus, school funding has some officials fuming, the 2012 Kids Count report bumps the state up in the rankings of child welfare to an unenviable 40th place, and the art of the tattoo, on this episode of ONR.

Related Topics: Performing Arts, Fine Arts, Folk Art & Crafts, Biography & Profiles, Community, Travel, People & Profiles, Child Development, Healthy Kids, Cooking, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Social Issues, Health, Education, Arts & Entertainment, Biography & Profiles, Energy & Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure

Originally broadcast on August 10, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/fire community impact.flv Wildfire Community Impact
Wildfire Community Impact

8-10-12

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Wildfires in Oklahoma are nothing new in Oklahoma, so much so that state officials can nearly pinpoint potential fires before they happen. Meanwhile, communities have learned hard lessons about preparing for potential fires, battling incoming flames, and maybe most crucial, the importance of looking out for one another.

Related Topics: Community, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Environment, Social Issues, Health

Originally broadcast on August 10, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/clyde snow excerpt.flv ONR Extra: A Conversation With Clyde Snow
ONR Extra: A Conversation With Clyde Snow

8-3-12

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A pioneer in forensic anthropology, Dr. Clyde Snow has traveled the world to unlock the secrets of bones--identifying human remains, solving dusty murder mysteries, and sometimes, bringing despots to justice. It was one such case that took the good doctor to the witness stand in a high-profile trial in Iraq.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, People & Profiles, Modern, Archaeology, War & Conflict, Biography & Profiles, Natural History, Forensics & Investigations, Biography & Profiles, Science & Technology, Biography & Profiles, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on August 3, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/ONR 7-27-12.flv Oklahoma News Report
Oklahoma News Report

7-27-12

On this episode of ONR, we take a look at the drought gripping the state and many of it's industries. The heat is hitting agriculture hard, but so is a shortage of young farmers replacing retiring baby boomers. But there are some who say they can't think of a better career to pursue than that which requires a tractor. The Olympics might be in London, but some Olympians are right here in Oklahoma, recalling the joy of going for the gold. Plus, an all-new take on meals on wheels, animals get a helping hand, and we remember a local legislative legend on this ONR.

Related Topics: Biography & Profiles, Community, Food, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Fitness & Nutrition, Modern, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Animals, Business & Economy, Government, Politics, Environment, Science & Technology, Social Issues, Health, Education, Sports, Biography & Profiles, Energy & Environment, Transportation & Infrastructure, Health, Communications & Media, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on July 27, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/young farmers 2.flv Future Farmers of Oklahoma
Future Farmers of Oklahoma

7-27-12

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Farm operations across the state are diminishing, and while bad weather certainly hasn't helped, factors like the scarcity of land, the high yields needed to make a profit, and an aging baby boom generation all contribute to the issue. Still, there are some young farmers who say they can't think of any other way they'd rather earn their living.

Related Topics: Community, Education, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Business & Economy, Social Issues, Biography & Profiles, Energy & Environment, Communications & Media, Society

Originally broadcast on July 27, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/wildcare.flv WildCare
WildCare

7-27-12

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This little house has a big mission, serving as home, hospital, and nursery for all variety of furred and feathered creatures. But while the animal population at WildCare is expanding, the space is not, and that's inspiring the organization to take on the biggest project in it's history.

Related Topics: Community, People & Profiles, Health Care & Illnesses, Earth, Natural History, Animals, Health, Education, Biography & Profiles, Health, Biography & Profiles

Originally broadcast on July 27, 2012


http://video.oeta.tv/onr/top/heat wave.flv Heat Wave and Drought
Heat Wave and Drought

7-27-12

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Governor Fallin announced a state of emergency for all 77 counties of Oklahoma due to extreme or exceptional drought, making it official: Drought has Oklahoma it it's clutches. As western parts of the state fall into the worst category of drought for the second year straight, the state bunkers down for the remaining summer months that promise nothing but heat, heat, heat.

Related Topics: Community, Health Care & Illnesses, Modern, Earth, Environment, Natural History, Weather & Natural Disasters, Business & Economy, Environment, Health, Education, Energy & Environment

Originally broadcast on July 27, 2012