9:54 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

Plane Crashes Into Collinsville Home

Lead in text: 
More than one person is dead as authorities continue to investigate a single-engine airplane crash in northeast Oklahoma.
By KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writer on Apr 7, 2013, at 6:24 PM Updated on 4/07 at 9:42 PM COLLINSVILLE - More than one person died when a small airplane crashed into a vacant house in Collinsville on Sunday evening, officials said. Collinsville Police Chief Jimmie Richey said there were multiple fatalities.
Manager's Desk
3:58 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

Listener Support Enables KGOU's Growth

Credit Tim Berry / timberry.bplans.com

This is from the Manager’s Desk.

For KGOU’s 30th anniversary year, I want to share a bit about KGOU’s financial picture this fiscal year and do a quick comparison to the past.

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Manager's Desk
3:15 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

The Past, Present and Future

Bob Dylan: There is nothing so stable as change.

March 31, 2013

This is from the Manager’s Desk.  When I celebrate an anniversary, I am nostalgic about the past, and I take pleasure in the present, but I really like thinking about the future.

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Emily’s love of music brought her to public radio, where she found her love for news. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she began her career in 2003 at WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana, producing and hosting music and news programs and learning the behind-the-scenes work of public broadcasting. She joined WYSO in 2007 as the host of “All Things Considered” and jumped head first into news gathering. Emily’s been relishing it ever since-her reporting has earned her numerous AP Awards and a nationally recognized Gabriel Award. WYSO has been a fulfilling and exciting place for Emily, where she is privileged to work with a creative and supportive staff.

NPR commentator Bonny Wolf grew up in Minnesota and has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in New Jersey and Texas. She taught journalism at Texas A&M University where she encouraged her student, Lyle Lovett, to give up music and get a real job. Wolf gives better advice about cooking and eating, and contributes her monthly food essay to NPR's award-winning Weekend Edition Sunday. She is also a contributing editor to "Kitchen Window," NPR's Web-only, weekly food column.

Indian Times
7:07 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Native American Youth Language Fair has record attendance

Chickasaw Nation students perform
Credit photo courtesy of Sam Noble Museum of Natural History website

Dr. Mary Linn is the assistant curator for Native Languages at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History in Norman, Oklahoma.  This past week the 11th annual Native American Youth Language Fair took place at the Sam Noble Museum.

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Politics and Government
5:49 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Fallin Makes SE Okla Judgeship Appointment

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gov. Mary Fallin has appointed an Idabel attorney to an associate district judgeship for McCurtain County in southeastern Oklahoma.

Fallin announced the appointment of Kenneth Farley on Friday. Farley replaces former associate district judge Michael DeBerry, who became a district judge.

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Politics and Government
5:46 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Republicans Seek Agreement On Income Tax Cut

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - As Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin fights for an increasingly embattled income tax rate cut, some officials wonder whether history is repeating itself.

Fallin started this year's session with a call for a cut in the top income tax rate from 5.25 percent to 5 percent. But the Republican-controlled House and Senate rejected each other's version of the proposal this week, sending Republicans back to the drawing board.

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World Views
4:30 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

World Views: April 5, 2013

Listen to the entire April 5, 2013 episode

On Tuesday the U.N. General Assembly approved a treaty to regulate the global arms trade, and the panel explores what role the CIA is playing in Arab and Turkish military aid to Syria.

Ambassador Cynthia Schneider joins Suzette Grillot and Joshua Landis to discuss how culture influenced her diplomacy while representing the United States in the Netherlands between 1998 and 2001.

Severe Storms
4:15 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Severe Weather Possible Early Next Week

The National Weather Service says a large upper level storm system will provide several opportunities for severe weather early next week. Hail, damaging winds, and even a few tornadoes will all be possible Sunday through Wednesday.

Forecasters are encouraging residents to remain weather aware starting Sunday evening.