Local & Regional
10:42 am
Mon January 4, 2010

Snow east of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – Wintry weather closes schools in NE Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Snow that fell across northeastern Oklahoma during the weekend has left many roads slick and led school officials to cancel classes.

Several school officials say the primary problem is side roads and those in rural areas of the counties in the region.

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Local & Regional
9:34 am
Mon January 4, 2010

Jail Break in OKC

Oklahoma City, OK – 2 inmates escape Oklahoma City prison

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City police are looking for two escapees from the Oklahoma City Community Correcctions Center.

Authorities say 27-year-old Jimmy Turk and 37-year-old Roy Killian escaped about 11 p.m. Sunday by climbing over a fence at the prison near Interstate 44.

Department of Corrections information shows both men have several convictions that include weapons violations and burglary.

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Local & Regional
6:51 pm
Sat January 2, 2010

Stimulus Update

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. to receive $2.6B in stimulus funds


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma is expected to receive more than $2.6 billion from the federal stimulus package, along with additional grant funds in areas like education, technology and energy efficiency.

The spending is expected to ramp up significantly in 2010 as infrastructure projects continue and state and federal agencies award competitive grants.

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What's New?
10:25 am
Sat January 2, 2010

Heat of the Moment

Public Radio Tulsa – Heat of the Moment

Global warming is threatening the food supply in South Africa. It's driving Parisians into the Catacombs, and Indians from their coastal homes. Heat of the Moment examines the front lines of global warming, through the voices of the people already affected by this dramatic change.

Listen from 8-9 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.

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10:15 am
Sat January 2, 2010

Jeff Fox Jazz

Public Radio Tulsa – Jeff Fox is an Associate Professor of English and Japanese at the College of Southern Idaho, and he is also a working musician who plays guitar, bass, and saxophone. He has played in the CSI Jazz Orchestra, which played at Montreux, Switzerland Jazz Festival which has appeared in New York City at the International Association of Jazz Educators conference in 2001. He has fronted several jazz groups over the years ranging from an eight-piece little big band to a duo featuring sax and guitar. Jeff has also performed on and produced several CDs for local jazz artists.

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Local & Regional
9:37 am
Sat January 2, 2010

Lake Study

Keystone Dam, west of Sand Springs.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa. OK – Study: Oxygen levels dropping in Okla. lakes

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A new national study shows Oklahoma's lakes and reservoirs are experiencing a loss of oxygen at a higher rate than the national average.

The Tulsa World's Washington bureau reports the study by the Environmental Protection Agency placed one-third of Oklahoma's estimated 3,056 lakes, ponds and reservoirs of more than 10 acres on the "bad end" of the survey. About 10 percent were on the "good end," and the rest were somewhere on the middle.

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4:29 pm
Fri January 1, 2010

Exclusive First Listens

Public Radio Tulsa – Exclusive First Listens of Albums Before They're Released. Preview new music before it's available in stores with First Listens from NPR Music.

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4:27 pm
Fri January 1, 2010

Best Music of 2009

Public Radio Tulsa – The Year in Music - hear the best rock, pop, jazz, classical, blues and undiscovered music of 2009. Hear it online at NPR Music.

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12:07 pm
Fri January 1, 2010

Classical 88.7 Euro-concerts

Public Radio Tulsa – Classical 88.7 celebrates the New Year by playing musical firsts: Prokofiev's sparkling First Symphony, Bruch's beloved First Violin Concerto, the first-ever performance of Mozart's quintet for piano and winds, and many others. And since it's New Year's, of course there will be waltzes and polkas from Vienna, as well as dazzling Euro-classic features.

Hear these exclusive weekly concerts, a recently recorded, live performance from a European orchestra a recording from the European Broadcasting Union every week overnight Wednesday into Thursday.

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