Public Radio Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org en Drowning at Lake Keystone http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/drowning-lake-keystone <p>Fishermen at sunrise this morning make a grim discovery at Lake Keystone. A man's body was found floating, face down near the boat ramp, at the Walnut Creek State Park near Prue.</p><p>Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain George Brown tells KWGS, the Patrol's Marine Division arrived on the scene and recovered the body.</p><p>Captain Brown says, at this point,&nbsp; they do not suspect foul play. It is believed to be the body of a man that was reported missing yesterday in Osage County.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:34:04 +0000 KWGS News 63942 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Drowning at Lake Keystone Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You'd Think http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/where-birds-are-not-where-youd-think This is a trick question. Where would you expect to find the greatest variety of birds?<p>Downtown, in a city?<p>Or far, far from downtown — in the fields, forests, mountains, where people are scarce?<p>Or in the suburbs? Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 Robert Krulwich 63941 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You'd Think Nickel Creek, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nickel-creek-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/14962789/nickel-creek" target="_blank">Nickel Creek</a>'s <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/103127675/sara-watkins" target="_blank">Sara Watkins</a>, Sean Watkins and <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=chris+thile">Chris Thile</a> started out as child prodigies, then built their band into a Grammy-winning commercial force. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:55:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 63937 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Nickel Creek, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Shovels & Rope, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/shovels-rope-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 Equal parts rowdy and loving, the husband-and-wife South Carolina duo <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=shovels+and+rope" target="_blank">Shovels & Rope</a> radiates knockabout charm. Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent are equally adept at crooning moonily while locking eyes and tearing through blistering folk-rock anthems without seeming to take a breath. Hearst and Trent often swap instruments, giving their sets a freewheeling, unpredictable quality.<p>Next month, Shovels & Rope will release a new album called <em>Swimmin' Time</em>. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:52:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 63938 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Shovels & Rope, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/pokey-lafarge-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 You can bundle it up in MP3s and send it zinging through the ether, but <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=pokey+lafarge&dateId=0&programId=0" target="_blank">Pokey LaFarge</a>'s music still seems as though it has emerged from the dustiest 78 at the thrift shop. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 63939 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Aoife O'Donovan, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/aoife-odonovan-live-concert-newport-folk-2014 <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=aoife+o%27donovan" target="_blank">Aoife O'Donovan</a> got her start in a pair of folk-leaning groups, Sometymes Why and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/17080091/crooked-still" target="_blank">Crooked Still</a>, the latter of which became one of the country's top modern string bands. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:47:00 +0000 Stephen Thompson 63940 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Aoife O'Donovan, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014 Oil-Covered Owls Prompt Investigation of 'Neglected' Oil Field Site http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oil-covered-owls-prompt-investigation-neglected-oil-field-site The discovery of two barn oils coated in oil has prompted an investigation of a &#8220;neglected&#8221; oil field site in northwest Oklahoma.<p>One of the owls died, the <em>Enid News & Eagle </em><a href="http://www.enidnews.com/localnews/x197372073/Oil-covered-owl-dies-Oil-field-tank-site-investigated">reported on July 25.</a> The surviving bird is eating, walking and climbing and is being monitored by Jean Neal, a Fairview caretaker &#8220;licensed to handle small non-migratory animals.&#8221;<p>The Oklahoma Corporation Commission and state Department of Wildlife Conservation are investigat Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:04:00 +0000 Joe Wertz 63936 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Court Orders Russia To Pay Former Yukos Shareholders $50B http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/court-orders-russia-pay-former-yukos-shareholders-50b In 2003, Russia arrested the country's richest man, seized his main asset, Yukos Oil, <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4235927">broke it up and sold it</a>. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:52:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 63935 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar In $8.5 Billion Deal http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dollar-tree-buy-family-dollar-85-billion-deal With Dollar Tree's agreement to purchase Family Dollar on Monday, two of the United States' biggest discount stores are coming together in a deal estimated at $8.5 billion in cash and stock.<p><a href="http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/07/28/dollar-tree-to-buy-family-dollar-for-8-5-billion/?_php=true&_type=blogs&hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpHeadline&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0"><em>The New York Times</em> reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"The deal comes amid pressure on Family Dollar by the activist investor Carl C. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:26:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 63933 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar In $8.5 Billion Deal For Muslims In Gaza, End Of Ramadan Marred By Fighting http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/muslims-gaza-end-ramadan-marred-fighting Um Ahmed Ahmed almost ignored Eid this year.<p>The Muslim holiday, which began Monday, marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. This year, it also marks three weeks since the current war in Gaza started.<p>"My plans were to have no plans for Eid," Ahmed says, pausing in the Firaz market area on a main street in Gaza City. "But my son kept bugging me, 'Mom, aren't you going to buy me something for Eid?'"<p>Eid al-Fitr is a religious holiday and a family celebration. Relatives offer each other gifts of cash and chocolate. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:15:00 +0000 Emily Harris 63934 at http://publicradiotulsa.org For Muslims In Gaza, End Of Ramadan Marred By Fighting