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At Least 1 Dead After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians Near North London Mosque

Updated 4:10 a.m. ET A van drove into pedestrians early Monday morning in north London, police say, in what they are investigating as a terrorist attack. "One man was pronounced dead at the scene," Metropolitan Police Service said in a statement . "Eight people injured were taken to three separate hospitals; two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries." The U.K. police service said officers were called at 12:20 a.m. local time (7:20 p.m. Sunday ET) to the scene on Seven Sisters...

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Oklahoma Medicaid Proposal Lacks Needed Funding

A plan to privatize Oklahoma's Medicaid program has stalled because of a lack of funds. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority has canceled bids from companies seeking to manage services for the elderly, blind and disabled. OHCA CEO Becky Pasternik-Ikard told The Oklahoman that the agency asked for about $52 million to pay for the model program and the request was not funded. Under the proposed program, for-profit companies pay medical and related costs while receiving payments from the state....

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How Could The Navy Destroyer Collision Happen?

The headline shocked the close-knit world of the surface Navy: Seven sailors aboard the destroyer USS Fitzgerald were killed, and other crew members injured, when the warship collided with a cargo vessel off Japan. As the Navy family grieves, both it and the wider world are asking the same question: How did this happen? The short answer is that no one knows — yet. The official inquiries into what led up to the encounter could take months or more. The Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard both likely...

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Party Updates!

We love you! All of you! And we wish every single one of you could come Monday night! The outpouring of people registering have exceeded our expectations and our space capacity. We are now at 300 people attending the Southwood Member Thank You Party! Unfortunately, registration is now CLOSED for the event. We promise there will be more parties! But wait, there are more party announcements!! For those of you attending, there will be parking attendants helping with parking Monday night so make...

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(Note: This program originally aired in April.) On this edition of ST, we speak with Daniel Connolly, a reporter who has, for more than a decade, covered Mexican immigration into the Southern U.S. for The Associated Press in Little Rock, The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal, and other outlets.

(Note: This program originally aired last year.) Is technology taking over and/or fundamentally changing and/or worsening our lives? It's a debatable question...or series of questions...but, for whatever it's worth, there ARE more and more books and novels and TV shows these days in which technological devices are taking over, changing, or even, yes, worsening our lives as human beings.

Our guest on this installment of StudioTulsa Medical Monday is Richard Harris, a longtime science reporter at NPR, who joins us to discuss his new book, "Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope, and Wastes Billions." As was noted of this alarming and well-regarded new book by Kirkus Reviews: "An award-winning science journalist reports that research in the biomedical sciences is too often guilty of wasting time and money and, worse than that, actually slowing scientific progress and misinforming the public.

Our guest on this edition of ST is Scott Stulen, the President and Director of the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa, who tells us about a special show now on view at the museum. It's a rich gathering of work by 26 different artists from the well-regarded Chicano art collection of Cheech Marin, the movie actor and author.

Our guest is the celebrated photographer David Halpern, who was based for many years here in Tulsa and now resides in Santa Fe. A wonderful exhibition of his work -- "The Essence of Place: Celebrating the Photography of David Halpern" -- will be on view at the Gilcrease Museum through the end of this year.

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