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7:05 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Family Friendly Trick or Treating at the OKC Zoo

  A Halloween tradition is entering its thirty first year this weekend at The Oklahoma City Zoo.

KOSU’s Crystal Huffman has the details.

Haunt the Zoo gives Oklahoma children a chance to collect treats from costumed characters in a safe and exciting environment.

Public relations Associate, Carrie Allen, explains the festive decorations are appropriate for all ages.

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Arts & Culture
7:00 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Celebrating Local Filmmakers at Langston

  New and unique Movies never seen before are coming to Langston University next week.

KOSU’s Justin Bennett reports.

21 Elementz is sponsoring LU Cinema, a monthly viewing of innovative projects and films such as dramas, thrillers, horrors and video essays.

Vice President Darrell Strong says the movies are influencing local filmmakers.

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KOSU Music
5:45 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

KOSU Music: Sleater-Kinney, Bob Dylan & The Band & Future Islands

Sleater-Kinney
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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.

Today, we look a new track from the recently reunited rock three-piece Sleater-Kinney, a previously unreleased track from Bob Dylan and The Band's The Basement Tapes sessions, and a remix of a Future Islands song by DJ Dodger Stadium.

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Sports
1:41 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

NCAA: Sports Illustrated Report on Oklahoma State 'Unfounded"

Oklahoma State's Cooper Bassett tackles Arizona quarterback Nick Foles in 2010.
Credit Flickr / xtrah

An inquiry by the NCAA and an independent investigator has concluded that a Sports Illustrated expose alleging misconduct in the Oklahoma State football program to be "fundamentally unfounded."

The NCAA and the university said Tuesday the joint investigation included nearly 100 interviews and a review of some 50,000 documents and emails. It found three instances that may lead to NCAA infractions:

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On Tap
10:09 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Congressional District 5 Candidates to Debate at October's On Tap

Steve Russell (left) and Al McAffrey (right)

Join us on Wednesday, October 29 for this month's On Tap at Picasso Cafe in Oklahoma City. This month, we present a debate between candidates for Congressional District 5, Steve Russell and Al McAffrey.

If you can't join us but would like us to ask a question on your behalf, please submit it below.

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JenX with Jennifer James McCollum
8:40 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Embracing the Past Through Pictures

Credit Flickr / bigtallguy

Photography has always had a way of linking us to the past especially over the past 50 years.

In this week’s JenX, Jennifer James McCollum introduces us to a little known photographer who brought history to life.


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Education
7:38 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Oye Help Me Prepares Students For College

Founder Jose Fulgencio speaks at the 2013 H.O.L.A. event by the Hispanic Student Association at Oklahoma State University.
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Are you an Hispanic senior in high school who will be applying to college soon?

KOSU's Diana Martinez introduces us to a group providing assistance.

Oye Help Me is hosting its 2014 Higher Education Conference on the OSU-OKC campus in the Student Center, this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Education
7:26 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Oklahoma State University Enrollment Rising

Enrollment at Oklahoma State University keeps rising.

KOSU's Savannah Titus reports.

Enrollment has steadily increased since 2010 and the trend continues this semester with more than 4,000 new students.

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Politics
7:14 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Lawmakers Study Possible Link Between Earthquakes and Fracking

Joe Wertz / State Impact Oklahoma

A week from Tuesday, an interim study conducted by state representatives Cory Williams and Jason Murphey examines the correlation between wastewater disposal wells and the rise in earthquakes.

Lawmakers hope the information helps create legislation to better protect the environment, citizens, and corporations going forward.

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This Week in Oklahoma Politics
8:40 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Tax Cut Bill Under Scrutiny

KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Poltical Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about the constitutional challenge of a bill to cut Oklahoma's income tax and a delay in executions.


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