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The week of November 19, 2019 brings us more new music from The Spy. This week includes a song by Grimes, the Chvrches new video game-inspired track, a single off of Nada Surf's forthcoming 2020 album, and so much more.

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Enter below for a chance to win tickets to see Charley Crockett in concert on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa.

The contest closes at noon Monday, November 25, 2019. You can buy tickets to the concert here

Local headlines for Monday, November 18, 2019:

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Every week, the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a rundown of where you can see live music. There is so much great music being played in the state and we encourage you to get out and see some of these musicians live! Here are our picks for the week of November 18.

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about Governor Stitt's suggestion for Oklahoma to use Medicaid block grants rather than going with Medicaid expansion, an initiative petition to end certain sentencing enhancements for nonviolent offenses and the State Insurance Commissioner chooses to not enforce a law giving patients the right to choose a pharmacy provider.

Live From Cain's Set To Debut On KOSU

Nov 15, 2019

The pilot episode of a new public radio music show will debut on KOSU this weekend.

Live From Cain’s is recorded in front of a live audience from the stage of the historic Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Hosted by singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks and featuring a house band of Tulsa musicians led by Paul Benjaman, Live From Cain’s episodes will include nationally touring musical guests.

The pilot episode will air on Sunday, November 17 at 7 p.m. on KOSU.

Local headlines for Friday, November 15, 2019:

Quinton Chandler / StateImpact Oklahoma

Prison is not fun anymore for Warren Rawls. The 36-year-old has been in and out of prison six times, and he has decided he’s not going back. He says during a recent statewide prison lockdown he was handcuffed everywhere he went – even the shower.

Rawls is one of more than 450 Oklahomans set free in the nation’s largest single-day commutation on record.

Jackie Fortier / StateImpact Oklahoma

Oklahoma is one of 14 states that has not expanded the government health insurance program to include more low-income adults.

new report about the effect of Medicaid expansion shows 476 Oklahomans nearing retirement age died prematurely between 2014 and 2017.

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