KOSU News

The KOSU news team curates news of interest to Oklahomans from various sources around the world. Our hope is inform, educate, and entertain.

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OETA.tv

Join OETA tonight from 7 - 11 p.m. for live election results on television or online at oeta.tv/okvotes.

Joining OETA' Dick Pryor tonight will be KOSU's Michael Cross and Rachel Hubbard and StateImpact Oklahoma's Joe Wertz.

Have questions about primary election in Oklahoma? OETA's interactive panel will answer your questions via Twitter under the hashtag #okvotes14!

Oklahoma native and Los Angeles Times reporter Hailey Branson-Potts looks at the rise of earthquakes in Oklahoma, which has already had twice as many earthquakes this year as in 2013.

This morning's episode of The Today Show looked at the rise in significant earthquakes in Oklahoma. Al Roker reports.

Brian Phillips at Grantland looks at how Russell Westbrook went from an undersized 16-year-old shooting guard to an NBA All-Star.

National Geographic looks at the Oklahoma panhandle and asks, "Are we having another Dust Bowl?"

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Join us on Wednesday, May 28 at 6pm for this month's On Tap at Picasso Cafe in Oklahoma City.

Our topic this month is the death penalty and our panelists will be Oklahoma County Asst. DA Scott Rowland and University of Oklahoma law professor Rick Tepker.

The Tulsa World profiles Dr. Jay Chapman, Oklahoma's first chief medical examiner who invented the process of lethal injection.

The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased by about 50 percent since October 2013, significantly increasing the chance for a damaging magnitude 5.5 or greater quake in central Oklahoma. 

How is climate change affecting Oklahoma's environment, ecology and economy? It’s a controversial issue, but we’re going to bring the facts — and we'll have a panel of academics to answer our questions and make sure yours get answered, too.

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