Carless in OKC
8:40 am
Thu October 2, 2014

The Distance We Drive Could Be Measured in Light Years

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Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Stillwater and other metro areas in Oklahoma are known for heavy auto traffic. But have you stopped to think exactly how much ground our population covers in their vehicles? It might surprise you.

This week’s Carless in OKC takes a look at the numbers.

Carless in OKC
8:36 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Walking While Female

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Cat calls, wolf whistles, inappropriate comments… all things women have to deal with when walking alone in the city.  On this week’s Carless in OKC segment, Elizabeth and John Tankard talk about street harassment.

Carless in OKC
10:15 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Car Ownership Vs. Going Carless: A Price Tag Comparison

John and Elizabeth Tankard on a recent trip to a city widely known for its walkability - Portland, Oregon

John and Elizabeth Tankard live in downtown Oklahoma City and do not own a car. This is by choice. Today, Elizabeth and John break down the cost benefits of going carless.

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Blogs and Commentary
8:56 am
Tue July 22, 2014

JenX: Watching Things Grow

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A seed, under proper and loving care, can produce delicious fruit.  This week on JenX, Jennifer James muses on how much more planting seeds can do for our kids.

Jennifer James is a public relations professional.  You can follow her blog at

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JenX recalls the movies of youth and more
7:40 am
Tue June 10, 2014

JenX: The Past and Future of Movies in Oklahoma City

The summer blockbuster movie season is going strong.

In this week’s JenX, Jennifer Lindsey McClintock takes us back to a younger age of film making.

Jennifer is an Oklahoma City native who works in marketing and public relations.

You can reach her on Twitter: @jeninthe405.

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Military Family Life
8:42 am
Tue June 3, 2014

JenX: Introducing Self-Identified "Air Force Wife" Jennifer Martin

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This week on JenX, we introduce a new Jen - Jennifer Martin.  For her first contribution to the series, she reflects on the ways her life is about to change as her husband retires from the military.

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Oklahoma Arts Education
9:38 am
Tue May 27, 2014

JenX: From STEM to STEAM

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The academic year is over for schools across Oklahoma this month. This week on JenX, Jennifer James reflects on our state's curriculum versus a mother's wishes for her children's education. 

You can follow Jennifer's blog at

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Blogs and Commentary
7:43 am
Mon May 12, 2014

JenX is Back.... and Growing!

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This week, JenX is expanding.  Jennifer James gives the details.

Starting tomorrow, JenX resumes airing Tuesday mornings at 7:35 on Morning Edition on KOSU.

You can follow Jennifer James on her blog here and on Twitter @_JenniferJames.

Follow Jennifer Dennis Smith on Twitter at @JenniferDS_APR

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8:40 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Jason Dobson of IndieCardboard: Tabletop Gaming Community is “Like a Family”

  A blogger in Broken Arrow works to show the wider appeal of board and tabletop games.  Jason Dobson manages the website IndieCardboard, which he says takes a different approach to game-related blogging.

You can follow IndieCardboard here or on Twitter.

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Uniquely Oklahoma
7:40 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Carless OKC Couple Promote Walkability With Blog

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John and Elizabeth Tankard do not have a car.  This is by choice and through their blog, they hope to encourage other Oklahomans to make the same choice.

You can follow the Carless in OKC blog at

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