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5:33 pm
Sat September 3, 2011

Who Needs an English Major? The Future of Liberal Arts Education

Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Advocates of liberal-arts programs say their graduates are among the most likely to become leaders, and that a healthy democracy depends on citizens with a broad education. This program examines how America's liberal-arts programs are responding to the demands of the 21st century. Listen Friday at 8:00 to American RadioWorks on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.

Local & Regional
10:12 am
Sat September 3, 2011

Oklahoma Quakes

Arcadia, OK – 2 small earthquakes recorded in central Oklahoma

ARCADIA, Okla. (AP) Small earthquakes have been recorded in central Oklahoma in recent days.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 2.5-magnitude quake struck about 4:50 a.m. Thursday about two miles east-southeast of Arcadia in Oklahoma County.

A 2.9-magnitude earthquake was reported about 3 p.m. Wednesday a mile southeast of Jones, also in Oklahoma County.

There were no reports of damage.

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Local & Regional
10:09 am
Sat September 3, 2011

Wild Fires Continue to Burn

Norman, OK – Trenching machine blamed for central Oklahoma fire

NOBLE, Okla. (AP) Firefighters are keeping an eye on an area of Noble where a grass fire charred 300 acres of land.

Norman Deputy Fire Chief Jim Bailey said Friday no homes were lost in the blaze, which burned in Noble and briefly in Norman Thursday.

Bailey said three firefighters who were hurt while battling the fire are recovering.

He says a Norman firefighter suffered a separated shoulder and was treated and released from a local hospital.

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Local & Regional
10:06 am
Sat September 3, 2011

Verdict in Murder Trial

Bartlesville, OK – Okla. man convicted of murder in fatal shooting

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) A Washington County jury has convicted a Bartlesville man of first-degree murder in a fatal shooting on New Year's Eve.

The panel found Kyle Eulitt guilty Thursday in the shooting death of 22-year-old Ronald Watts. The Tulsa World reports that jurors recommended a sentence of life in prison.

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Local & Regional
8:05 am
Sat September 3, 2011

Tulsa Judge Tabbed for Higher Court

Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin chooses Thornbrugh for civil appeals court

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin has selected District Judge Tom Thornbrugh to fill an Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals vacancy.

Thornbrugh has served as district judge in Tulsa County since 1997 and is currently presiding judge. He has overseen more than 200 jury trials involving civil and criminal matters.

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Local & Regional
1:01 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Cherokee Freedmen Protest

Local & Regional
11:39 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Redistricting Challenge Tossed

State Senator Jim Wilson
State of Oklahoma
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Local & Regional
11:37 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Oklahoma Parks

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Local & Regional
11:30 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Grass Fires Continue

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