A group of young people in the state’s Hispanic community is working to help Oklahoma’s undocumented residents benefit under the DREAM Act.
News Peter Wright
Thousands of undocumented residents living in Oklahoma now can apply for
a deportation protection program initiated by presidential order in
June. For one group of undocumented students and their friends, the
application is not only a reprieve, but also a call to help others who
may be eligible.
Comedy Rod Lott
Now that I’ve devoured Warner Archive’s The Great Gildersleeve Movie Collection,
I know who my mom was referring to all those years. It’s irrelevant for
your enjoyment of the set, but Harold Peary’s Gildersleeve character
proved so popular on the Fibber McGee and Molly radio program, he was spun off into his own show (and eventually TV and these films).
Packing their brand of heartland acoustic music, Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road will represent Oklahoma as one of 12 acts in a global music exchange program.
Music Rachael Cervenka
Kyle Dillingham, Oklahoma’s Musical Ambassador, said he is enthusiastic
about carrying his native roots across the ocean and spreading his
passion for music and diplomacy to the world.
‘The Red Dirt Radio Hour’ returns to airwaves, thanks to KOSU.
Music Alyssa Grimley
After more than five years of silence, The Red Dirt Radio Hour
has returned to the airwaves. The show, which features artists of the
Red Dirt genre, has found a new home at 9 p.m. Sundays on KOSU. Based in
Stillwater, the public radio station also airs on 91.7 FM in Oklahoma
City and streams online at kosu.org.
An Oklahoma County program gaining national attention gives nonviolent offenders an alternative to jail.
News Murray Evans
Brie Florence stood across the street from the downtown Oklahoma County
office building on a chilly day, paint roller and can in tow, ready to
clean up some graffiti in a nearby parking garage.
Proponents of the state’s film rebate program hope to keep the incentive from fading to black.
News Liz Blood
Supporters of Oklahoma’s film rebate program say the failure of state
legislators to extend it this year could be a lethal blow to the film
industry unless it’s remedied during next legislative session.