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Don’t (Completely) Blame the Drought for Increasing Number of Outdoor Burn Bans

11 Oklahoma counties have now issued burn bans because of high fire danger. Powered by WPeMatico

Frustrations and Rumors Bubble to the Surface as Lake Texoma Waters Retreat

Lake Texoma’s level was about 609 feet last week, down from 612 feet two months ago. Powered by WPeMatico

Earthquakes No Danger to Cushing Oil Hub, Energy Officials Say

The Cushing oil hub is crowded with hulking oil tanks, miles of pipeline and countless pumps, compressors and other equipment […]

“Trying to Avoid Another Hot Mess: DEQ Changes Rules to Prevent Shingle Dumps”

Recycling shingles for use in asphalt production is a responsible way to ensure sustainability — if it’s done right. When […]

20 Oklahoma Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas Because of Drought

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated counties in 11 states as primary natural disaster areas. Powered by WPeMatico

Pressure on Arkansas Polluters Behind Recent Illinois River Water Quality Gains

Former State Attorney General Drew Edmondson filed a lawsuit against the Arkansas poultry industry in 2005. Powered by WPeMatico

StateImpact: Chicken Pollution? Poultry Farms and the Illinois River

Former State Attorney General Drew Edmondson filed a lawsuit against the Arkansas poultry industry in 2005. His claim: Chicken waste was polluting the Illinois River with phosphorous.

Oklahoma Oil and Gas Regulator Proposes New Rules to Help Researchers Study Drilling-Related Earthquakes

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has proposed new rules requiring more stringent monitoring of disposal wells in a region of the […]

The Economic Impact of a Bunch of Thirsty Oklahoma Cows

Cattle is big business in Oklahoma. In 2013, the state ranked No. 5 in total heads of beef cattle — […]

Most County Commissioners Expected to Support Rock and Gravel Tax Proposal

Lawmakers in limestone-rich south-central Oklahoma have, for years, pushed for a new tax on companies mining for rock and sand. […]

5PM to 7PM A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion

Live every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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7PM to 8PM Folk Salad

Folk Salad

Folk Salad Hosts Richard Higgs and Scott Aycock play an eclectic mix of Folk, Singer/songwriter, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Red Dirt, and anything else we happen to like that week.

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8PM to 9PM For the Sake of the Song

For the Sake of the Song

Greg Johnson, owner of The Blue Door in Oklahoma City gathers the best Red Dirt musicians in the region for his show.

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