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Local treatment center Valley Hope is hosting an event on Thursday known as "Hope for Recovery" at downtown Oklahoma City's Bicentenial Park to recognize September as National Recovery Month.

KOSU's Michael Cross spoke with Marketing Development Manager Ashley Barcum about the event taking place from 11:00am to 1:00pm

While this is the first time Valley Hope has done this, Barcum hopes to make it a yearly event.

Headlines for Wednesday, September 28, 2016:

  • Several Hundred people gather to call for justice in Tulsa. (Tulsa World)

  • The price to ride Oklahoma’s toll roads could be increasing. (NewsOK)

Students from the Oklahoma School for the Blind get to become cowboys for a day in Haskell.

Volunteer Linda Graber says about 60 students from grade school and middle school are taking part in the ninth Western Heritage Day at the Silver Spur Western Lodge today.

"They have horseback rides, hayrides and stage coach. The kids get to go fishing, hiking. There's a mechanical bull"

Graber, who has a granddaughter in the school, says today’s event allows them to play in a social environment, but also get an education on animals and the outdoors.

Headlines for Tuesday, September 27, 2016:

  • The Reverend Al Sharpton is attending a Tulsa protest today. (Tulsa World)

  • The attorney for the family of Terrance Crutcher wants more details in the police shooting. (Tulsa World)

Josh Robinson

43 states had a higher voter turnout than Oklahoma in the last presidential election in 2012. We wanted to know more about why the state’s voter turnout is so low.

With support from the Kirkpatrick Foundation, KOSU and KGOU are collaborating on a series called Oklahoma Engaged. In the first of several stories, we focus on the state’s changing electorate.

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Opponents of State Question 777 also known as "Right to Farm" on the November ballot are holding a rally Tuesday evening at the Tower Hotel in northwest Oklahoma City.

KOSU's Michael Cross spoke to Cynthia Archiniaco with the Oklahoma Stewardship Council about why she believes it's important to hold this event.

Former Oklahoma Governor David Walters and former OU football coach Barry Switzer are among those expected to attend the rally.

Headlines for Monday, September 26, 2016"

  • Local leaders urge peace after Crutcher shooting. (Tulsa World)

  • A man shot-and-killed by Tulsa Police is remembered as a man of love. (KWGS)

Tulsa County Jail

Tulsa County jail records show the police officer charged with manslaughter in last week's shooting death of an unarmed black man surrendered to authorities early Friday morning.

Officer Betty Shelby was arrested at 1:00 a.m., booked at 1:11 a.m., and released at 1:31 a.m. after posting $50,000 bond.

This is Sample Size, our weekly new music feature with KOSU's Ryan LaCroix and LOOKatOKC music critic Matt Carney.

Today, Matt plays new music from Kaytranada, A Giant Dog, and Leonard Cohen.

Headlines for Friday, September 23, 2016:

  • Prosecutors file felony charges against a Tulsa police officer involved in the shooting death of an unarmed black man. (KOSU)

  • TPD makes changes to keep police safe after Crutcher shooting. (Tulsa World)

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