Originally published on Mon March 30, 2015 11:16 am
Never before has the U.S. had so much oil spurting up out of the ground and sloshing into storage tanks around the country. There's so much oil that the U.S. now rivals Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer.
But there has been some concern that the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. Some analysts speculate that could spark another dramatic crash in oil prices.
Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 4:36 pm
The president of the University of Oklahoma says two dozen students from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity have been disciplined for taking part in a racist chant about African-Americans and lynching that was videotaped and went viral earlier this month.
Originally published on Fri March 27, 2015 10:14 am
The global aviation industry is moving swiftly to change policies to reassure the traveling public in the wake of the apparently deliberate crash of airliner into the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard.
Airlines from around the world have announced that they will begin requiring two crew members in the cockpit at all times after investigators on Thursday announced that the crash of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 occurred when the co-pilot locked the pilot out of the cockpit and placed the Airbus A320 into a deliberate descent.
This Week in Oklahoma Politics KOSU's Michael Cross talks with ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel and Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill about an investigation of wrongdoing at the Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma, the state refusing to give a man a license tag which supports same sex rights an an upcoming teacher rally at the State Capitol.
The trio also discusses news that Congressman Jim Bridenstine paid a tea party leader $64,000 for six months on a "confidential" issue and the State Senate gives $217,000 raises to its staff.
For many of us, animals hold a special place in our hearts, and that’s no accident according to a renowned animal behaviorist and author who will be a featured speaker at The Animal Conference on Tuesday, March 30th at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City.
KOSU’s Kelly Burley visited with Dr. Vint Virga to find out what’s at the heart of the bond between humans and animals.
Originally published on Mon March 30, 2015 2:55 pm
The online classified site Craigslist updated its safety page this week, encouraging users to make exchanges at local police stations. Some police departments across the country are already offering up their headquarters as voluntary "safe zones" for Craigslist deals.
Sebastian Rivera likes to ride BMX bikes. And when he's customizing his ride, he says he'll hop onto Craigslist to look for free stuff or to trade bike parts with people in his area.
The On Tap discussion for March focused on the issue of School Choice with panelists Brandon Dutcher, with the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, and Ryan Owens with the Cooperative Council of Oklahoma School Administrration.
Moderated by KOSU's Michael Cross, the event was cut short because of the storms.