Ryan LaCroix

All Things Considered Host / Operations Director

Ryan LaCroix joined KOSU’s staff in 2013 after teaching for four years at ACM@UCO. He has been the co-host of The Oklahoma Rock Show since its inception in 2010. Ryan is also a contributing writer for Oklahoma Today magazine and the co-author of two books for the Oklahoma Historical Society. He has served on the Norman Music Alliance Board of Directors since 2013, the governing body of Norman Music Festival. He holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and lives in Blanchard with his wife and son.

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A bill that would change some of the criminal justice reforms voters approved in November advances in the legislature.

House Bill 1482 would again make it a felony to possess drugs within 1,000 feet of a school.

Rep. Tim Downing (R-Purcell) co-authored the bill and says it restores protection for children.

"A person can take heroin on an elementary school playground and do it an unlimited amount of times and essentially pay a ticket for it."

Russell Westbrook is featured in a Foot Locker commercial for the new Air Jordan XXXI shoes.

Watch it below.

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 Kehlani, Travis Linville, and Future Islands.

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Oklahoma Americana musician Parker Millsap and indie rockers Band of Horses are featured on a new episode of "Austin City Limits."

Every month, NPR Music asks public radio personalities around this country to name a new favorite song and, this month, KOSU featured Tulsa-based musician Travis Linville.

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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 Japandroids, Spoon, and Thundercat.

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

Today, Matt discusses the 2016 U.S. Music Year-End Nielsen Report and plays new songs by The xx and Timber Timbre.

Oklahoma country music star Toby Keith has been announced to headline the inauguration concert for President-elect Donald Trump just one week from today.

The “welcome celebration” concert will also feature rock band 3 Doors Down, singer Lee Greenwood, and actor Jon Voight.

The Flaming Lips' 16th studio album (and first since 2013), Oczy Mlody, is set to be released on Friday.

In promotion of that, the Oklahoma City band appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" last night and performed "The Castle" from their upcoming album.

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Adacia Avery Chambers will spend the rest of her life in prison, under a plea deal accepted today at the Payne County Courthouse in Stillwater.

Chambers killed four spectators and injured dozens of others when she drove her car around a barricade and into a crowd during Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade on October 24, 2015.

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