This Week in Oklahoma Politics
1:30 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Damage Control for Supt. Janet Barresi

Superintendent Janet Barresi filing for reelection

This Week in Oklahoma Politics Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and former Democratic lawmaker Sid Hudson talk about the testing outage which sent the State Department of Education into damage control more, the Governor is getting her long awaited tax cut bill, a bond issue for Capitol repairs goes down in flames in the State House and the Senate advances a measure to give more money to education.

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Film
11:46 am
Fri April 25, 2014

21 Elementz Film Festival Calls For Student Entries Before April 28th Deadline

Credit 21 Elementz Productions / Langston University

The state’s largest college short-film festival is still accepting entries through Monday.  KOSU’s Nikole Robinson Carroll has the details.

  Students interested in submitting films to the 21 Elementz Film Festival can find out more and apply at 21Elementzproductions.blogspot.com.  All submissions are due Monday, April 28th.

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Heavy Rotation
2:03 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Originally published on Tue May 27, 2014 12:51 pm

Heavy Rotation is a monthly sampler of public radio hosts' favorite songs. Check out past editions here.

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

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StateImpact Oklahoma
7:22 am
Thu April 24, 2014

What an Oklahoma Grazing Land Can Teach Us About Global Climate Change

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Originally published on Thu April 24, 2014 3:39 pm

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Joe Wertz / StateImpact Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Ph.D. student and research assistant Yuting Zhou installs a sensor in an experimental wheat field at the Grazinglands Research Lab in El Reno, Okla.

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The Two-Way
2:17 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Judge OKs WikiLeaker Manning's Name Change To 'Chelsea'

The soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning was dressed as a woman in this 2010 photograph.
U.S. Army handout Reuters/Landov

The ex-Army intelligence analyst responsible for the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history is now officially known as Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

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NBA Playoffs
1:45 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

The Thunder and Grizzlies Tied in the Playoffs Round One

Westbook reacts at end of regulation in Game Two

  This Week in Sports Talk, sportscaster and journalist Brent Weber talks to KOSU's Michael Cross about the playoff series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA playoffs in general and the playoffs for the Oklahoma City Barons Hockey Team.

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Music
6:00 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

KOSU Music: Prince, Swans & Randy Newman

LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

This week, we talk about new songs by Prince and experimental rock band Swans, plus a throwback tune from Randy Newman.

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Education
10:20 am
Tue April 22, 2014

What Exactly Is 'High-Quality' Preschool?

Nikki Jones' preschool class at Porter Early Childhood Development Center in Tulsa.
John W. Poole NPR

Originally published on Fri May 16, 2014 11:04 am

For years, President Obama has been a vocal booster of early childhood education. In his past two State of the Union addresses, he has called on Congress to help fund preschool for every child in the country.

"Research shows that one of the best investments we can make in a child's life is high-quality early education," Obama told Congress in January.

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Oklahoma Sports
9:12 am
Tue April 22, 2014

OKC and Memphis Go Into Game 3 of Playoffs Tied 1-1

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The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Memphis Grizzlies 111-105 in overtime last night.  KOSU's Brent Weber has this recap.

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Oklahoma Sports
1:58 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

OKC Thunder Advance to Game 2 in NBA Playoffs

Credit Mike - Creative Commons user / Flickr

 

Tonight, the Oklahoma City Thunder head into game 2 of the NBA playoffs from Saturday's 100 to 86 win over Memphis.  KOSU's Brent Weber has this preview.

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