KOSU News

The KOSU news team curates news of interest to Oklahomans from various sources around the world. Our hope is inform, educate, and entertain.

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National Geographic looks at the Oklahoma panhandle and asks, "Are we having another Dust Bowl?"

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Join us on Wednesday, May 28 at 6pm for this month's On Tap at Picasso Cafe in Oklahoma City.

Our topic this month is the death penalty and our panelists will be Oklahoma County Asst. DA Scott Rowland and University of Oklahoma law professor Rick Tepker.

The Tulsa World profiles Dr. Jay Chapman, Oklahoma's first chief medical examiner who invented the process of lethal injection.

The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has increased by about 50 percent since October 2013, significantly increasing the chance for a damaging magnitude 5.5 or greater quake in central Oklahoma. 

How is climate change affecting Oklahoma's environment, ecology and economy? It’s a controversial issue, but we’re going to bring the facts — and we'll have a panel of academics to answer our questions and make sure yours get answered, too.

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Heavy Rotation is a monthly sampler of public radio hosts' favorite songs. Check out past editions here.

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The Story focused on "Music And The Internet" today and brought on The Journal Record's Dave Rhea to talk about his rock and roll past.

Once upon a time, the music industry was the place where stars were made, and a lot of other people made a lot of money. Not any longer. Today on the program, two stories, two guys who once banked their future on the music biz ... and have now been forced to move on. 

KOSU, the state’s public radio, is the recipient of a first place award from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, a non profit professional association that exists to improve local news and information programming by serving public radio journalists.

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