(Please note: This show originally aired in September of last year.) As we grow older, of course, our bodies become less capable --- and less reliable --- when it comes to doing all the things we used to do. But as our guest reports on ST today, one of the very exciting findings in recent medical research is that the human brain can actually grow (and get stronger) over time --- and a bigger brain means better memory, increased creativity, sharper concentration skills, and a more rapid speed of learning. Our guest is Dr.
Supporters of a bond issue that funds shelters in schools will get their time in court tomorrow. Take Shelter Oklahoma hopes the State Supreme Court will reset a petition clock to get its measure on a future ballot.
Tulsa County is the latest county in Oklahoma to institute a burn ban. County Commissioners voted this morning to put the ban in place. It will be effective for seven days and will be reviewed next Monday.
Emergency management officials surveyed area fire departments for the last several days. Today, the results, along with the weather forecast determined that conditions were appropriate for a burn ban according to the guidelines for extreme fire dangers set out in state law.
LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded several more small earthquakes in Oklahoma.
Authorities say no injuries or damage are reported from quakes ranging from magnitude 2.2 to 3.5 that were recorded in Logan, Payne and Grant counties, although police in Stillwater say several residents called to report feeling the temblors.
The U.S.G.S. reports a magnitude 3.5 quake was recorded at 3:15 a.m. Sunday about 7 miles northwest of Langston and a 3.1 magnitude quake occurred at 9:11 p.m. Saturday about 3 miles southwest of Stillwater.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Cleveland County authorities say a woman has been found dead in her cell in the Cleveland County jail.
Authorities say the woman had been arrested by Moore police for intoxication and placed in the cell where she was found unresponsive about 4:30 a.m. Sunday. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Her name and a suspected cause of death were not immediately released.
Her body has been sent to the state medical examiner to determine the cause of death.