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Close congressional race feeds off negative energy

October 30, 2020

WASHINGTON — The financial windfall for Oklahoma City television stations is about to end.  For many viewers it can’t come soon enough. Perhaps Democratic incumbent Kendra Horn and her challenger...

Oklahoma technicians key to fixing D.C. radar

The Radar Operations Center, located at the National Weather Center (pictured) in Norman, Okla., coordinates meteorological and engineering support for 122 weather forecasting offices across the US. Photo courtesy University of Oklahoma
October 5, 2020

WASHINGTON -- A team of six technicians from Oklahoma’s Radar Operations Center arrived Saturday in Virginia to repair the main Doppler weather radar for the U.S. capital. The National Weather Service’s...

Final steps taken to replace Obama-era WOTUS rule

Babbling creek runs through property in Cushing Oklahoma.
April 22, 2020

The Trump Administration took a crucial step to complete a years-long process to replace the 2015 Obama-era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule that Oklahoma farmers criticized as a disastrous land...

Oh, frack!

Oh, frack!
February 27, 2020

Photo by KaraLee Langford Kendra Horn took steps Thursday to distance herself even further from the left-wing elements of her party by announcing her opposition to a fracking ban. She said she is...

Oklahoma Delegation Supports Signing of Trade Deal with Agriculture Impacts

January 30, 2020

WASHINGTON -- Legislation enacting a new trade agreement between three North American countries supported by the entire Oklahoma delegation who viewed it as a win for Oklahoma was signed by President...

Inhofe applauds withdrawal from Paris climate agreement, urges passage of defense bill

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) continues efforts on the Senate floor to pass a national defense bill that would authorize military appropriations for 2020. Addison Kliewer/Gaylord News.
November 8, 2019

WASHINGTON––Amid Sen. Jim Inhofe’s (R-OK) efforts to pass a defense authorization bill this week, the senator commended President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. would withdraw from...

Without federal aid, states help themselves

Amid acres of burned timber, a home under construction sits in a clearing in Hoback Ranches, Wyoming. Many of the 55 residents who lost homes in the Roosevelt Fire are working to rebuild  with little or no help. (Bailey Lewis/News21)
August 8, 2019

By Drew Hutchinson and Bailey Lewis BONDURANT, Wyo. – Marlene “Lanie” Beebe stood in a pair of slippers, surrounded by scorched trees. A long gravel road led to rubble: shards of pottery, doll...

Oklahoma farmers encouraged by EPA’s proposal to narrow definition of federally regulated waters

February 22, 2019

WASHINGTON — Oklahoma farmers are pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has taken a step to roll back government oversight of the country’s waters by proposing a change to an Obama-era...

Sooner spirit, Arbor Day

Sooner spirit, Arbor Day
March 3, 2018

This will be the twenty-first year that OU celebrates Arbor Day. While the university has only celebrated the holiday since 1997, tree planting is a long-standing tradition among sooners. David Ross...

Assistant professor takes over green roof project

Groups of prairie grass native to the southern Plains lines the green roof of the National Weather Center in September 2017. Green roof ecosystems can reduce the cost of energy consumption in buildings. (Bret Betnar/University of Oklahoma Landscape Architecture)
March 1, 2018

NORMAN – A green roof project at the National Weather Center is serving as a building block for professors and students at the University of Oklahoma to help better understand rooftop ecosystems and...

The role of climate change in hurricanes Irma, Harvey

September 13, 2017

By: Jordan D'Silva and Jackson Sharp Climate change has been linked to many of the natural disasters in recent years, but none so heavily as the hurricanes of the past few weeks. OU students were asked...

Fayetteville rebuilds after Hurricane Matthew flooding

Citizens in Fayetteville, North Carolina begin to repair the damage left behind by Hurricane Matthew's flooding.
November 16, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.---“The damage is scattered across the city like an artist flicked a paintbrush on a canvas.” Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the east coast of the United...

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