ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – When "lighting strikes twice," is it fate or just chance? The desire to see patterns in randomness is a basic facet of human experience. Radio Lab tries to make sense of the patterns we see, from the basketball lucky streak known as 'hot hand' to why a Parkinson's patient turned into a gambling addict. Join Jad Abumrad with co-host Robert Krulwich on a journey into wonder. Learn More
Oklahoma City,OK – The state unemployment rate continues to head north. It has reached a 21-year high in Oklahoma. The latest figures from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission place the rate at 6.8-percent. The last time the rate was this high was in January of 1988 when it was at 7.1-percent.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa County held a series of public meetings to discuss a portion of the Arkansas River Master Plan. The plan spans the Arkansas River from the Keystone Dam to Jenks and includes low water dam construction and rehabilitation, ecosystem restoration, shoreline stabilization and recreational uses.
The purpose of the meetings? To inform the public of the current status of the projects and recommendations for future studies, and request input that would be incorporated in to the Environmental Summary Report.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa will celebrate and recognize the pioneers and innovators of the community at the 2nd annual Tulsey Awards.
With an online nomination and voting process, local entrepreneurs have the opportunity to be nominated in ten categories including: Civic, Emerging, Entertainment, Franchise, Green, Interactive, Legend, Serial, Young and the new category for 2009, Restaurateur. All entrepreneurs nominated in the public voting process will automatically be entered into the Entrepreneur of the Year category.