News http://publicradiotulsa.org en Next Time on All This Jazz: "Pop" Goes the Solo! (or, Jazz Greats Doing Pop & Rock Hits) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/next-time-all-jazz-pop-goes-solo-or-jazz-greats-doing-pop-rock-hits <p>Please come along for the next broadcast of All This Jazz, beginning at 10pm on Saturday the 30th -- right here on Public Radio 89.5 (KWGS-FM)...and online via live stream at <a href="http://publicradiotulsa.org/">PublicRadioTulsa.org</a>.<br /><br />In the first half of the program, we'll hear from the SF Jazz Collective, Jimmy Cobb, Mathias Eick (shown here), and many more.<br /> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:31:27 +0000 Scott Gregory 65753 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Next Time on All This Jazz: "Pop" Goes the Solo! (or, Jazz Greats Doing Pop & Rock Hits) Tulsa Cops Cracking Down on DUI Drivers this Weekend http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-cops-cracking-down-dui-drivers-weekend <p>On this last holiday weekend of the summer, Tulsa Police will be on the lookout for drunk and impaired drivers. A DUI checkpoint will be set up near a busy Memorial Drive intersection. Craig Murray is the police department’s traffic safety officer, and he says there will be no tolerance for anyone arrested on suspicion of driving impaired…they will go to jail.</p><p>The special enforcement crackdown is part of the ‘Safer Summer in Tulsa’ campaign.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:21:43 +0000 Marshall Stewart 65749 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa Cops Cracking Down on DUI Drivers this Weekend Now on View at Living Arts of Tulsa: "Chandelier & Other Luminous Objects" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/now-view-living-arts-tulsa-chandelier-other-luminous-objects <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Steve Liggett, artistic director of the nonprofit Living Arts of Tulsa (located downtown at 307 East Brady). Liggett is also the curator of "Chandelier &amp; Other Luminous Objects," which opened in early August and will remain on exhibit at the Living Arts gallery through September 25th -- and which Liggett tells us all about on today's program. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:51:02 +0000 Rich Fisher 65748 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Now on View at Living Arts of Tulsa: "Chandelier & Other Luminous Objects" Professor Awarded Supercomputer Grant http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/professor-awarded-supercomputer-grant <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — A University of Central Oklahoma professor of engineering and physics has been awarded a $304,745 research grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a cluster supercomputer.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Professor Evan Lemley and the Edmond university's Center for Research and Education in Interdisciplinary Computation received the grant.</span></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:31:27 +0000 Associated Press 65745 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Professor Awarded Supercomputer Grant TU Wins in Double Overtime http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tu-wins-double-overtime <p></p><p>Tulsa took its first lead of the game in the second overtime and Dane Evans’ eight-yard pass to Conner Floyd proved to be the winning score, as the Golden Hurricane held off Tulane 38-31 in double overtime in front of 19,032 fans Thursday night at H.A. Chapman Stadium.</p><p>Senior safety Demarco Nelson intercepted Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee on second down of the ensuing Green Wave possession to seal the season-opening victory for the Golden Hurricane.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:49:05 +0000 TU Sports Information 65735 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU Wins in Double Overtime Bartlett Announces Details of His Public Safety Proposal http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/bartlett-announces-details-his-public-safety-proposal <p>A public safety task force is starting to search for dedicated funding to cover the costs of more cops, more firefighters, and street maintenance and safety improvements in Tulsa.</p><p>"Public safety always has been on the top of all priority lists for the council, for me and for the citizens who voice their opinions through any form and all forms of communication," said Mayor Dewey Bartlett during his state of the city address. "That’s what they all say: Support public safety."</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Matt Trotter 65717 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Bartlett Announces Details of His Public Safety Proposal Vinita Police Officer Arrested for Molestation http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/vinita-police-officer-arrested-molestation <p></p><p>VINITA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a Vinita police officer has been arrested on child sex charges.</p><p>Online court records show 35-year-old Sean Floyd was charged Thursday with several counts of rape, sodomy and lewd acts with a child younger than 16.</p><p>The online records do not list an attorney for Floyd.</p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:57:50 +0000 Associated Press 65733 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Vinita Police Officer Arrested for Molestation Tulsa's Morning News from KWGS for Friday http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsas-morning-news-kwgs-friday-0 <p></p><p> In the Local News:</p><ul><li>The state's waiver of No Child Left Behind is yanked by the federal government.</li><li>Death Row Inmate Clayton Lockett died from state drugs, not a heart attack.</li><li>City and County leaders tour proposed low water dam sites.</li></ul><p></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:50:13 +0000 John Durkee 65732 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa's Morning News from KWGS for Friday "Rediscover Gilcrease" Will Unveil the New Helmerich Center for American Research to the Public http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/rediscover-gilcrease-will-unveil-new-helmerich-center-american-research-public <p><a href="http://gilcrease.utulsa.edu/Explore/helmerich">The "Rediscover Gilcrease" weekend</a> -- a two-day, free-to-the-public gala happening at the museum on September 6th and 7th -- will feature unique attractions, special activities, and lots of family-friendly entertainment. Among the highlights, without question, will be the official opening of the striking new Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease. Several different lectures and presentations will be presented at the Helmerich Center, and one of them will be given by our guest today. Our guest is Brian Hosmer, the H.G. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:36:14 +0000 Rich Fisher 65713 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Rediscover Gilcrease" Will Unveil the New Helmerich Center for American Research to the Public StudioTulsa on Health: "Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/studiotulsa-health-adventures-bringing-back-recently-dead <p>Dr. David Casarett is a physician, researcher, and tenured associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. He's a long-practicing and widely published palliative care expert -- and also the author of an entertaining and well-written new general-audience book, "Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead." As a critic for The New York Times has recently noted, this book is "a comprehensive review of the fascinating science of resuscitation.... A specialist in end-of-life care at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:22:31 +0000 Person: Rich Fisher 65712 at http://publicradiotulsa.org StudioTulsa on Health: "Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead"