Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Denied in its first attempt, Oklahoma is applying again for federal Race to the Top education funds. Gov. Brad Henry signed the state's second application yesterday, seeking $175 million. Oklahoma's newest bid could be more competitive than its first because of two reasons a state law that backs promised reform efforts and the fact that fewer states are applying for the funds.
PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – When we gaze into the eyes of a wild animal, or even a beloved pet, can we ever really know what they might be thinking? Is it naive to assume they're experiencing something close to human emotions? Or, on the contrary, is it ridiculous to assume that they AREN'T feeling something like that? In this hour of Radiolab, we explore what science can say about what goes on in the minds of animals. Guests include: a humpback whale, Paul Thoreaux, camels, Jonah Lehrer, and a bloodthirsty leopard seal.
Listen Friday evening at 8:00 on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa plays host to a national symposium starting tomorrow. It is Reconciliation in America---moving beyond racial violence. Tulsan Julius Pegues is helping coordinate the event. He says the symposium will discuss Tulsa's 1921-riot and other topics.
The symposium will be held at the downtown Doubletree Hotel and will run through Thursday.
Pegues was a guest today on Studio Tulsa with Rich Fisher.
Public Radio Tulsa – The governing board of Public Radio Tulsa (KWGS/KWTU) will hold an open meeting, Thursday June 10th at 9:00 am at the Jill Zink Tarbel Heritage Room, #1175, in Collins Hall on the University of Tulsa campus. Collins Hall is located at 2905 East 8th Street in Tulsa. The public is welcome to attend and offer public comment.