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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NPR and WBUR announced today that Tonya Mosley has been selected as the third co-host of Here & Now, the weekday news and talk program that airs at 11 a.m. weekdays on KOSU and idistributed on more than 475 NPR stations nationwide. Mosley starts August 5 and will be based in Los Angeles.

KOSU station director, Kelly Burley, announced Tuesday that he plans to retire from Oklahoma State University, effective August 1.

The New York Times reports on Oklahoma Republicans funding campaign attack ads against incumbents of their own party.

Oklahoma has the highest rate of women’s incarceration in the nation. The New Yorker reports in one case, a woman was sentenced to 30 years in prison after her boyfriend assaulted her infant daughter. The boyfriend received eight years of probation.

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The family of state Rep. Claudia Griffith has confirmed she has died at the age of 67.

The Democrat from Norman was elected to the House in 2014 and again in 2016. She had recently been running for state Senate and was set for a runoff in August against Mary Boren. Boren says she will suspend campaign activities to honor Griffith and her family.

Our collaborative election project Oklahoma Engaged is not solely focused on informative and in-depth radio stories. We also want to strip away all extraneous information and get down to the bare bones of state questions. And to do that, we again commissioned videos from Blake Behrens of Radfive Creative.

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With the 2018 election cycle underway, Oklahoma’s public service radio journalism organizations have brought their newsrooms together to launch Oklahoma Engaged: Project Public Office.

We're happy to offer several special benefits for KOSU members during the 2018 Spring Membership Drive (taking place between Wednesday, March 7 to Wednesday, March 14).

1. Pledges of $60 ($5/month) will be eligible for the 2018 Keep It Local card.

Changes are coming to KOSU and The Spy's program schedule in March 2018. Here's what you need to know about the program changes and when to listen.

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The Economist looks at education in Oklahoma, where teacher pay is low and budgets have been cut 28.2% since 2008, the biggest reduction in the country.

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