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Colorado Vows to Defend Pot Law Against States' Challenge

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into... Full Story

#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest

posted on December 17, 2014 at 3:38 PM

#IPTVMarket VoW: Wheat Harvest
The wheat harvest is action packed. We try to get close to the action for the best shot. Here we are near the northern Oklahoma town of Garber for this in-the-moment shot. At times, we get a little dirty, but that's just part of the service here at... Full Story

Falling Oil Prices Raise New Concerns for States

posted on December 12, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Plummeting oil prices may add a little jingle in the pockets of holiday shoppers and travelers but are raising financial worries in some states that had been tapping into surging oil tax revenues to pay for roads and other government services. Full Story

Gas Prices Below $2 a Gallon in Texas, Oklahoma

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Gas has dropped below $2 a gallon at a handful of stations in Oklahoma and Texas this week, a level that a price-watching group said Friday was the lowest in the nation and a bargain that's proven irresistible to some long lines of drivers... Full Story

Low Oil Prices Send Chills through Drilling Communities

posted on November 7, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Lower oil prices, while good for the broader U.S. economy, are a threat to what has been a surprising and dramatic surge in oil production in the U.S., and to drilling communities that have come to depend on oil money. Full Story

Farmer loses phone, returned 8 months later

posted on July 9, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year. Eight months later, his phone was returned unscathed after a trip to Japan. Full Story

Farmers begin harvest of Oklahoma's smallest wheat crop in more than 50 years

posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Farmers begin harvest of Oklahoma's smallest wheat crop in more than 50 years
The waving wheat is not as sweet this year in Oklahoma. Too little rain and late frigid temperatures stunted what the USDA says is likely the Sooner State’s smallest crop in more than 50 years. Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Court Sides With Oklahoma In Red River Dispute

posted on June 14, 2013 at 3:06 PM

The case concerns a dispute over access to southeastern Oklahoma tributaries of the Red River that separates Oklahoma and Texas. Full Story

Weather Continues To Pound Grain Belt

posted on May 31, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Weather Continues To Pound Grain Belt
Inclement weather systems continue to pound parts of the Midwest and Southern Plains Full Story

Market to Market (May 24, 2013)

posted on May 25, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Market to Market (May 24, 2013)
Full Program: A series of deadly tornadoes cuts a path of destruction across Oklahoma. Further north, more temperate weather leads to significant progress in spring planting. Legislation authorizing federal farm and nutrition programs makes its way to the Senate... Full Story

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma

posted on May 24, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma
Moore, Oklahoma knows the destructive power of tornadoes all too well. The EF5 twister that demolished the Oklahoma City suburb Monday was the town’s fourth decimating touchdown since 1999. EF4 tornadoes ravaged the area in 2003 and 2010, while... Full Story

Fears Of A Third Year Of Drought Persist In Western Plains States

posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:24 PM

Farmers and ranchers in parts of the West and the Plains, including southwest Oklahoma, are pondering the prospect of another year of a desert-like landscape and a disappointing harvest. Full Story

Study Indicates 2011 Oklahoma Earthquake Was Likely Man-Made

posted on March 28, 2013 at 12:05 PM

USGS geophysicist describe the pressure increase from injections as similar to blowing more air in a balloon, weakening the skin of the balloon Full Story

Oklahoma Officials Move To Dismiss Youth Expo Lawsuit

posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:40 PM

The lawsuit seeks a declaration that the Youth Expo has no enforceable claim for the state to appropriate money for the expo. Full Story
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