ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – David Wessel, the Economics Editor of the The Wall Street Journal and Author of In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic speaks to the Commonwealth Club of California this week.
How did we find ourselves confronting the worst threat to the U.S. economy since the Great Depression? Wessel will explain what the Federal Reserve did right and did wrong, where the economy stands now and where it is headed.
Oklahoma City, OK – First doses of swine flu vaccine arrive in Okla.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The first doses of the much-anticipated swine flu vaccine are arriving in Oklahoma and county health departments are developing distribution plans.
The Oklahoma and Cleveland County health departments are reporting that their allotment of the vaccine arrived Monday and state Health Department spokeswoman Leslea Bennett-Webb says it's anticipated most county health departments will have their vaccine by Tuesday.
Tulsa, OK – Poultry attorney questions official over sampling
TULSA, Okla. (AP) An attorney for the Arkansas poultry industry has repeatedly questioned an Oklahoma state official about why he didn't want to know more about the results of two water samples taken from his property.
On Monday, Ed Fite, the director of Oklahoma's Scenic Rivers Commission, said he didn't participate in the sampling, and only gave the team directions to his property.
Oklahoma City, OK – Crime's impact on every aspect of our society is clear to Attorney General Drew Edmondson, and that's why he is concerned that Oklahoma is included on a very short list of states that does not prohibit insurers from viewing domestic violence injuries as pre-existing conditions.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Attorney General Drew Edmondson said now is the perfect time to focus not only on the crime but also how it radiates outside its traditional parameters.