Robin Young Oklahoma Lawmakers Continue Special Session Over Budget Crisis By Robin Young & Jacob McCleland • Nov 3, 2017 Oklahoma is facing a budget gap of $215 million, and social services and schools are already feeling the impact. State lawmakers are six weeks into a special session on what to do about it. Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with KGOU’s Jacob McCleland (@jacobmccleland). Kentucky Chef Charms — And Cooks — His Way To Food Network Victory By Robin Young • Aug 26, 2017 Jason Smith, a cafeteria manager in Grayson, Ken., didn't have any formal culinary training, but he had a dream: to be a Food Network star. After 10 weeks of cooking, food demonstrations and exuding plenty of Southern charm, Smith's dream came true.