Deborah ShaarKGOU host / reporter
Deborah is local host/reporter for NPR’s All Things Considered afternoon news program on KGOU, joining the station in March 2023. Deborah has worked in news at both public and commercial radio and television stations in Kansas, Ohio, Michigan and West Virginia. She has experience in a variety of roles such as news reporter, news anchor, TV segment producer, news writer and newsroom managing editor. She also taught broadcast news classes at a Texas college.
Since 2015, Deborah’s radio news reporting has earned 17 prestigious national, state and regional awards for journalism excellence.
Deborah earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in journalism from Ohio University. Her master’s thesis is a historical narrative about the transformation of journalism training at the University of Leipzig, Germany as a result of Germany’s reunification.
Stitt and 12 other GOP governors announced their plan to send more than 1,300 troops to the southern border following a request from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
Calls that triggered an active shooter response at the University of Oklahoma Friday night were a hoax.
It was the first race for a congressional seat since President Trump took office, and in the closing days, Republicans feared Democrat James Thompson might surge ahead in the conservative district.
Similar to "little free library" boxes that are filled with free books, these "blessing boxes" are stocked with food and toiletries for people in need to take — anonymously and whenever they want.