House Judiciary Committee Approves 2 Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Updated at 12:12 p.m. ET The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump, making him the fourth president in American history to face impeachment. In contrast to Thursday's contentious back-and-forth between the two parties, Friday's session was devoid of rancor, or even any debate. Immediately after calling the session to order, Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., ordered two votes, one for each article. Both were...

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Clayton Bahr's Top 10 Songs of 2019

Clayton Bahr, the host of B Sides , shares his 10 favorite songs of 2019.

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Black Joe Lewis And The Honeybears: 10 Years Of Music And An Eight-Month-Old Daughter Later

Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears are coming to Oklahoma City at Tower Theatre on Saturday, December 14. It's been ten years since their first album, Tell 'Em What Your Name Is! , and the raucous blues-influenced musician, Joe Lewis thought and reflected a bit about the last ten years and the future, with a few curses in between. While he spoke, he kept his young eight-month-old daughter nearby, trying to spend as much time with her before leaving on another tour stint.

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It's a lesson you learn as early as grade school: If you find yourself injured, threatened or otherwise in harm's way, just break out your phone and dial a simple, three-digit number: 911. After more than five decades, the 911 emergency call system has become so memorable and ubiquitously known, it even has its own network TV adaptation.

But what if the danger is rooted less in the physical, and more in one's mental health?

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Some 10.8 million Americans had started vaping as of last year, according to a government study. The surge has been driven to a great degree by the immense success of Juul, by far the most popular vaping product.

As the impeachment inquiry against President Trump has unfolded, one name in particular has surfaced over and over again in both private hearing transcripts and public testimony: the president's personal lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani.

Congressional testimony has placed Giuliani at the center of the Ukraine affair, with multiple witnesses telling House investigators that he helped spearhead an irregular diplomatic channel between the U.S. and Ukraine.

  

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about the passage of MAPS4 by a wide margin garnering more than 70% of those voting, the Pardon and Parole Board sees a 118% increase in the number of docketed cases with commutations jumping 426% since 2018 and Governor Stitt gives an extension to his criminal justice reform task force.

 

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Clayton Bahr's Top 10 Songs of 2019

Dec 13, 2019

Clayton Bahr, the host of B Sides, shares his 10 favorite songs of 2019.

facebook.com/blackjoelewis

Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears are coming to Oklahoma City at Tower Theatre on Saturday, December 14.

It's been ten years since their first album, Tell 'Em What Your Name Is!, and the raucous blues-influenced musician, Joe Lewis thought and reflected a bit about the last ten years and the future, with a few curses in between. While he spoke, he kept his young eight-month-old daughter nearby, trying to spend as much time with her before leaving on another tour stint.

Nearly 500 Oklahoma prison inmates walked free on Monday, Nov. 4, in an effort by the state to lose the title of the nation's incarceration capital. Oklahoma's incarceration rate in 2018 led the nation, with 1,079 per 100,000 people behind bars, according to a report by the Prison Policy Initiative.

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British voters delivered a stunning victory to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party in Thursday's general election, giving the Brexit backer a large majority in the House of Commons and the support he needs to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union in January.

"The Conservatives picked up 47 seats," NPR's Frank Langfitt reports from London. "This is the biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher's win in 1987."

Chelsey O's Top Five Albums of 2019

Dec 12, 2019

Chelsey O, co-host of Grand Union Radio breaks down her top five albums of 2019. Check out who made the cut:

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