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Location:

Norman, OK

Description:

Oklahoma newsmakers talking about the issues that affect the Sooner state and beyond.

Twitter:

@kgounews

Language:

English

Contact:

University of Oklahoma 860 Van Vleet Oval Norman, OK 73019-2053 405-325-3388


Episodes

Contested Races And Educators Highlight Oklahoma’s Statewide Primary

6/27/2016
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Oklahomans go the polls on Tuesday for a statewide primary. All of Oklahoma’s U.S. Congressmen face challengers from within their own party, and it’s...

Duration: 00:29:27


From Selma To Shelby County, The Rise And Fall Of The Voting Rights Act

6/13/2016
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Next week marks the third anniversary of an incredibly consequential U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down key provisions of landmark civil...

Duration: 00:32:29


ENCORE: Holly Bailey's Book Tells The Story Of 'Merciless' May 2013 Tornadoes

5/16/2016
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A week ago more than half-a-dozen tornadoes struck Oklahoma. Two people were killed in southern Oklahoma, and the EF4 tornado in Wynnewood near...

Duration: 00:29:41


ENCORE: That April Morning - The Oklahoma City Bombing

4/18/2016
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The bomb that destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City killed 168 people - including 19 children. It injured hundreds...

Duration: 00:52:59


How World War I Shaped The Modern Middle East

4/11/2016
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The first World War’s impact on the Middle East was significant, but the aftermath of the war shaped the region as we know it today. The partition of...

Duration: 00:44:41


Senate Finance Committee Chair Mike Mazzei Discusses Oklahoma Budget

3/28/2016
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Oklahoma faces a projected $1.3 billion budget shortfall in the next fiscal year, which could mean cuts to vital services like mental health, education,...

Duration: 00:28:57


A Look Ahead At The Remainder Of Oklahoma's Legislative Session

3/21/2016
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The Oklahoma House and Senate are back in session Monday, after a largely inactive week. The legislature has already passed one big deadline this...

Duration: 00:30:27


How Oklahoma's 'Harsh' Criminal Justice System Could Benefit From Reforms

3/14/2016
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Oklahoma lawmakers and Gov. Mary Fallin have made a number of significant changes in Oklahoma’s criminal justice system over the past few weeks. Fallin ...

Duration: 00:37:59


Super Tuesday Speed Dating: 5 Undecided Voters, 7 Suitors, All Hoping They’ll ‘Swipe Right’

3/1/2016
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Oklahoma will play a big role in both the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries on Tuesday, and four candidates hit the state over the...

Duration: 00:32:56


VIDEO: Is Oklahoma’s Budget Crisis A Threat To Public Health?

2/8/2016
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At the Oklahoma Watch-Out public forum last month, two prominent state health officials described the impact the state budget crisis and the oil-and-gas...

Duration: 00:59:00


How Bennie Owen Laid The Foundation For A Century Of Sooner Football Success

12/14/2015
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Before Bud Wilkinson won 47 straight, before Barry Switzer “hung half-a-hundred” on his opponents, and before Bob Stoops restored the shine to the...

Duration: 00:30:44


Rep. Tom Cole On War Authorization, End Of Year Legislation

12/7/2015
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The U.S. Congress if wrapping up the year with several key bills. Last week, the House passed a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind law, and the Senate...

Duration: 00:31:57


From Oklahoma City Bombing To Dayton Peace Accords, 1995 Was Transcendental Year

11/16/2015
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The future began 20 years ago, according to a new book by W. Joseph Campbell. In 1995, Timothy McVeigh’s truck bomb killed 168 people in Oklahoma City...

Duration: 00:30:57


Looking Back On 10 Years Since Oklahoma City's Rise To The NBA

10/5/2015
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If you follow state Sen. David Holt on Twitter, you may have noticed a recurring hashtag over the past month or two. #10YearsBigLeagueCity. He was...

Duration: 00:29:29


Oklahoma City Police Chief, Councilman Address Race, Policing Issues In Panel Discussion

9/14/2015
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Oklahoma City residents crowded into a café in Midtown last month to discuss police and minority communities. The event hosted by Oklahoma Watch raised...

Duration: 01:14:28


Oklahoma City At The Crossroads Of Human Trafficking

8/31/2015
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Oklahoma City’s location as a crossroads positions the metro as a hotbed for human trafficking activity. According to a Department of Justice reports...

Duration: 00:31:27


Why Indian Territory's All-Black Towns Prospered While Most Of Oklahoma Ter

8/3/2015
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Between the end of the Civil War 150 years ago until the height of Jim Crow in the early 20th century, African-Americans established more than 50 all...

Duration: 00:59:29


Fallin Addresses Corrections Reform, 2016 Election During Colorado Governor

7/27/2015
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Gov. Mary Fallin joined three fellow Republican chief executives in Colorado Tuesday night to discuss what's working in their states. Fallin, South...

Duration: 00:59:39


Obama Highlights Internet Access Gaps At Choctaw Nation

7/20/2015
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Millions of American students don’t have access to high speed internet at home, putting them at an educational disadvantage. On Wednesday, president...

Duration: 00:04:33


Making Sense Of U.S., State Supreme Court Decisions' Impact On Oklahoma

7/13/2015
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The end of June was a busy few days for both the state and federal judiciary. As the U.S. Supreme Court wound down its term, opinions in some of the...

Duration: 00:27:14

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