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Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak

Bloomberg Daybreak

00:20 sec | 2 hrs ago

Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on Bloomberg Daybreak

"Almost 6 36 on Wall Street and Jon Stan shower has the Bloomberg sports update Thanks Nathan nicks were shorthanded in Ireland's Noelle injured RJ Barrett's sick Taj Gibson got thrown out in the first quarter and Kemba Walker has gone from being the starting point guard to suddenly never playing at all Next wiped away a 21 point first half deficit took the lead but Chicago pulled it out one 19 one 15 three bulls combined for 88 points demar Derozan at 34 Zach lavine and Nick vuchevich 27 Julius Randle led the Knicks with 30 NBA history the most lopsided score ever Memphis one 52 Oklahoma City 79 a 73 point margin of victory Phoenix beat Detroit to the sons of bringing team record 18 game winning streak to a game tonight at Golden State LeBron James will play for the Lakers tonight after missing a game due to a positive COVID test he has since had 8 negative.

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Update on the latest sports

AP News Radio

02:00 min | 6 hrs ago

Update on the latest sports

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Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on ESPN Daily

ESPN Daily

01:35 min | 3 hrs ago

Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on ESPN Daily

"State last week in the snow incidentally completing this whole holiday theme here. Michigan defeats a isle state 32 to 27. Finally. Giving Jim Harbaugh really his first like real bonafide signature win, not just over Ohio State, but as a coach at Michigan. I mean, they get now this matchup with number 13 Iowa for the conference championship, and playoff spot. Does Michigan if they lose but narrowly to Iowa? Do they have a chance to get in, given how strong their resume looks now? I have a hard time making a reliable and realistic case for that Pablo because they did lose to Michigan state and then it would be a two loss. Iowa team, Big Ten runner up, it goes back to that protocol when you don't win a conference championship that word unequivocally comes into play. Can they justify it? How many other wins against top 25 teams do they have on their resume? Is it enough? And what happens elsewhere? I mean, I think the whole concept of two SEC teams throws everything off because that's what we've seen in the top four. That's why there's a debate about Cincinnati possibly being jumped. But if you eliminate, if Georgia eliminates Alabama from this conversation soundly, that opens up a spot. And then you can have Cincinnati and Oklahoma state Cincinnati and another surprise team if some chaos happens. So on Cincinnati then, because look, it's a victory for Cincinnati to be in that fourth spot. This is what a school in the group of 5 outside of the power 5, what they've been dreaming of, but look, they get number 21 Houston in the AAC championship and all Cincinnati has to do presumably is when and they're in this thing. Can they screw this up even if they, you know, like get a victory off of this game? No, they can't screw it up. But it's open for a debate. If Alabama beach, Georgia, and that to me, that's the most realistic and definitive way you see two SEC teams in there. And you have Michigan winning. That's where the bear cats have to be concerned because if you have Oklahoma state, beat Baylor in the big 12 championship game, that's a conversation in that room. I mean, Cincinnati is in a great spot. They've had chaos all year long help them along with their ability to stay undefeated. It would be the ultimate gut punch for them to drop out on selection day when it matters the most. But those conference championship games matter and Oklahoma state would have punctuated resume with back to back wins against top 15 teams in Oklahoma and Baylor in a big 12 title. So you know that strength is schedule early on was brought up every week and that selection committee meeting room. And I think it would come back under the microscope. I'm not saying it would happen. I'm saying that conversation would absolutely be had. No, I mean, the committee here could very much be the Scrooge to Cincinnati. Depending on what Oklahoma state does and specifically how they do it, right? It sounds like style points here, so to speak Heather, that really does matter when they play number 9 Baylor for the big 12 title this weekend. So yes, style points matter, but I will phrase it this way. You know the selection committee does not incentivize margin and victory. That's also written down in their protocol. What they're saying is we don't want to see the Oklahoma Kansas game. We don't want to see a close game where we're not sure who the better team is, even though the other team has 7 losses in your 38 and a half point favorite, right? Go and show us that you're the better team. And I think a close game against Baylor. They respected the OU oak state game, bedlam. They respected that because that's rivals, you know? And you get a different outcome when Alabama and auburn play each other. That's how it is, right? So you're not going to get penalized in a good game against the top team for not winning by three touchdowns. And that brings us to all of these other factors that Notre-Dame in specific and number 6 Heather is obviously dealing with because Gary barda, the chair of the college football playoff committee here. I mean, what he's saying is that the availability of coaches matters as it does with players when it comes to their rankings. And obviously like losing Brian Kelly, their head coach to LSU would very much be the problem the nightmare that Notre-Dame is currently contemplating as it comes to how does that affect their playoff odds? So what do you make of all of this here? Well, first of all, Gary Barton said that that conversation doesn't happen until after the conference championship games because they don't project ahead. But that's another one of those ambiguous things in the selection committee protocol because with Notre name, they're done. You are looking ahead because that's it, right? Right. But the other thing is that that word coaches in that protocol is new. And I'm trying to figure out how new, because I actually called my husband and yeah, I said, can you get out my 2018 and 2019 box selection things that have the protocol? And he sent me the pictures of the same paragraph. And it doesn't mention coach. In 2018 or 2019. And I'm wondering if 2020, they added that word because of COVID. And while it's such a nuanced thing, I think it matters because if you put it in there because of COVID and that's certainly understandable, that's a different intent than a coaching change because the not have a starting quarterback is very different than not having your head coach obviously. And do you really, truly penalize a team because of a coach's decision? But as you look at Notre-Dame and take them on face value for 11 and one, which is what the committee did this week. And you see Wisconsin fall out of the rankings after losing to Minnesota and getting four losses, Notre-Dame no longer has any wins against CFP top 25 teams. So that conversation about Brian Kelly not being there for a potential playoff. Only comes into play. If Notre-Dame is deemed comparable with other playoff contenders. It's one of several tiebreakers that they would use in a conversation to distinguish among otherwise comparable teams. And because the other tiebreaker, another one of them is conference championships one. Well, strike two. So many CFP top 25 wins. Strength of schedule. You don't have a conference championship game. You don't have your head coach. Now I will tell you that the people in that room will wrestle internally. I promise you that. With the idea of leaving Notre-Dame out because it doesn't have a head coach, which is why I point out all of those other reasons, Notre-Dame might not be comparable to the playoff contenders, but if you have the chaos above them, if you have the upsets, multiple things can happen to put them in the conversation, but multiple things have to happen. Heather, I just love that part of your household is like, let's get the Christmas ornaments out. It's December, also the 2018 protocols. Can we get that from the attic as well? So after the break, I want to go from the teams trying to get into this year's playoff to the discussion around what this whole thing might look like in the years to come. Getting paid up to two days early with direct deposit is another reason banking with Capital One is one of the easiest decisions in the history of decisions, even easier than deciding to listen to another episode of your favorite podcast. 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Grizzlies throttle Thunder by NBA-record 73-point margin

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Grizzlies throttle Thunder by NBA-record 73-point margin

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Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on AP News Radio

AP News Radio

00:38 sec | 8 hrs ago

Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on AP News Radio

"The Grizzlies have won the most lopsided game in NBA history a 15279 dismantling of the funder jaren Jackson junior nailed 63 pointers and contributed a season high 27 points the Anthony Melton scored 19 points connecting on 8 of 10 shots and 3 of 5 from outside the arc the 73.victory eclipse Cleveland's 14880 win over Miami in 12/19/91 Luthor had a team high 15 points in Oklahoma city's eighth straight loss on the ferry the Grizzlies have won the most lopsided game in NBA history a 15279 dismantling of the funder jaren Jackson junior nailed 63 pointers and contributed a season high 27 points the Anthony Melton scored 19 points connecting on 8 of 10 shots and 3 of 5 from outside the arc the 73.victory eclipse Cleveland's 14880 win over Miami in 12/19/91 Luthor had a team high 15 points in Oklahoma city's eighth straight loss I'm Dave Ferrie the Grizzlies have won the most lopsided game in NBA history a 15279 dismantling of the funder jaren Jackson junior nailed 63 pointers and contributed a season high 27 points the Anthony Melton scored 19 points connecting on 8 of 10 shots and 3 of 5 from outside the arc the 73.victory eclipse Cleveland's 14880 win over Miami in 12/19/91 Luthor had a team high 15 points in Oklahoma city's eighth straight loss on the ferry the Grizzlies have won the most lopsided game in NBA history a 15279 dismantling of the funder jaren Jackson junior nailed 63 pointers and contributed a season high 27 points the Anthony Melton scored 19 points connecting on 8 of 10 shots and 3 of 5 from outside the arc the 73.victory eclipse Cleveland's 14880 win over Miami in 12/19/91 Luthor had a team high 15 points in Oklahoma city's eighth straight loss I'm Dave Ferrie

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Michigan moves into top 4 of CFP rankings; coachless Irish 6

AP News Radio

00:32 sec | 2 d ago

Michigan moves into top 4 of CFP rankings; coachless Irish 6

"The the latest latest CFP CFP rankings rankings still still have have Georgia Georgia on on top top now now followed followed by by Michigan Michigan Alabama Alabama in in Cincinnati Cincinnati the the Crimson Crimson Tide Tide will will take take on on the the Bulldogs Bulldogs in in the the SEC SEC championship championship game game on on Saturday Saturday Michigan Michigan goes goes against against Iowa Iowa for for the the big big ten ten crown crown and and Cincinnati Cincinnati will will host host Houston Houston in in the the AAC AAC title title game game the the Wolverines Wolverines moved moved up up with with Saturday's Saturday's forty forty two two twenty twenty seven seven win win over over Ohio Ohio state state dropping dropping the the Buckeyes Buckeyes from from the the top top four four Oklahoma Oklahoma state state will will be be fifth fifth going going into into its its big big twelve twelve championship championship game game against against Baylor Baylor Notre Notre Dame Dame is is now now six six followed followed by by Ohio Ohio state state Mississippi Mississippi Baylor Baylor in in Oregon Oregon I'm I'm the the ferry ferry

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Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on The Paul Finebaum Show

The Paul Finebaum Show

00:39 min | 16 hrs ago

Fresh update on "oklahoma" discussed on The Paul Finebaum Show

"The pride passion and pageantry of college football lives here. This is the qualifying bomb show hour two podcast. And welcome back. We are live and talking to you here in booger McFarland will join us in just a few minutes. His first reaction here to the hiring of Brian Kelly at LSU. Let's continue and check in with Tony who's in Tennessee. Hello, Tony good afternoon. This is Paul Harvey show, correct. And now the rest of the story. That's right. You got it. Then you used to love when you said stand by for news. Yes. And the rest of the story. Like you said, yeah. Paul, I called you back last time. With this Kentucky Tennessee game and I told you to watch out the matchup was going to be the linebackers versus the tid ends for Georgia and how the Italians just took over the same if you remember? Of course. Well, I've been steady and starting Alabama and Georgia lineup, the offense and defense. Now, let me just give you a little bit of a background. I am retired. I'm the guy that talks to you about the story about Albert and messes game here while back. Right. Okay. And my retired as a sports business for the government. So I've been in sports. All my life. So what is this? What is the sports specialist do for the government? He does a lot of things from engineering, fitness facility. Athletics ball games here well, aerial sports. Let's get back to the game then. I was just curious. Okay. Okay. When you go to the show tomorrow, you can let your colleagues know that Todd Martin is going to pretty much put this package in, it's going to be taken out and out wide out, you're going to have a double tidying offensive line. You're going to have brought at either wing back or either a slot, you're going to have a course. Okay, Tony, I don't mean to rush you, but what's the point of all this? Oh, okay. What this is going to do, this will be an able Georgia to be able to do a nonstop hurry up offense. Okay. At any time, okay, it's just like Tennessee's deal. Yeah. And with a double tap, Tony one more time, other than working for the government. What are your football credentials here? Well, I play for a moultrie high fuel cut down a copper county and a coach at pilots do in moultrie and Jim bagol ray golf's father. Right. Work for him. So, well, listen, if you see break up hello, I missed him seeing him. Thank you very much for the call. Big rusty is up next in Indiana, hello rusty. Hey, Paul, how are you? Well, thank you. I want to throw a what if happens. Okay. Gotcha. What if Alabama Cincinnati and Michigan I'll get beat this week? No, what does that do to the college playoff system? Because I have two teams with two also and Cincinnati will have their first loss, right? Yeah, it does create a lot of it brings into play Notre-Dame. It what does Oklahoma state do? Did you mention them? I can't remember. No, I was just talking about the first four, but Oklahoma state wins and when it came to office, they drop out and then Oklahoma state Notre-Dame and who? Yeah, you know what I don't really think is fair though is how are you going to penalize a team that played like, let's say Alabama, just for the sake of argument, how are you going to penalize Alabama for playing the number one team in the country in a conference championship game? Well, Notre-Dame doesn't have a good win on his resume is sitting at home right now. You're right. But this committee, I don't understand it because I wish I'd just go back to the old way. So I appreciate you wishes, but I think we're doing a lot of thinking and I had to know how state fan asked me today. Do you think we're still involved? I said probably not. So would Michigan be involved. There are a lot of scenarios that I think I don't think Notre-Dame's getting in. I don't really care what they do to me. They wouldn't have earned anything. And I'm not saying Alabama deserves it either. I'm just saying, I don't think Notre-Dame does. Thank you for the call. Appreciate it. Let's talk to Trey next in Tuscaloosa. Hello Trey. Hey, my friend. How are you? We're doing well. Thank you. Hey, Paul. I got a little message for somebody's George Japan. I'm going to agree with all of them. They're the best, best defense in decades. SEC champs, national champs, you name it, best defense ever. Alabama don't have a chance. But Paul and Tuscaloosa, we call that rat poison. So how they got to do is keep listening to that rat poison. And I'm going to tell you something, Paul. Is Alabama football team is struggled in a lot of games. But what Alabama did against one team has nothing to do with IO data guest Georgia..

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Update on the latest sports

AP News Radio

00:59 sec | 4 d ago

Update on the latest sports

"AP AP sports sports on on time time Merriam Merriam shuffling shuffling atop atop the the AFC AFC standings standings after after week week twelve twelve action action the the Baltimore Baltimore Ravens Ravens now now at at the the top top record record eight eight and and three three after after holding holding off off the the Cleveland Cleveland Browns Browns thirteen thirteen ten ten Sunday Sunday night night but but lurking lurking right right behind behind the the New New England England Patriots Patriots who who won won their their sixth sixth straight straight knocking knocking the the Tennessee Tennessee Titans Titans off off the the top top if if he he purchased purchased thirty thirty six six thirteen thirteen the the Packers Packers are are now now second second in in the the NFC NFC at at nine nine and and three three behind behind Donnel Donnel Arizona Arizona after after blowing blowing off off the the rams rams thirty thirty six six twenty twenty eight eight the the Buccaneers Buccaneers knowing knowing three three F. F. as as in in the the call call thirty thirty eight eight thirty thirty one one as as Leonard Leonard Fournette Fournette scored scored the the last last of of his his four four touchdowns touchdowns on on a a twenty twenty eight eight yard yard run run with with twenty twenty seconds seconds left left college college football football hours hours after after saying saying he he would would not not leave leave Oklahoma Oklahoma for for Ellis Ellis you you Lincoln Lincoln Riley Riley announced announced he he is is leaving leaving Oklahoma Oklahoma to to coach coach U. U. S. S. C. C. Riley Riley had had coached coached the the Sooners Sooners for for five five seasons seasons including including three three CFP CFP appearances appearances too too long long winning winning streaks streaks were were extended extended in in the the NBA NBA the the warriors warriors made made it it eight eight straight straight clipping clipping the the clippers clippers while while the the bucs bucs made made it it seven seven in in a a row row outpacing outpacing the the Pacers Pacers I'm I'm Tom Tom merry merry M. M. A. A. P. P. sports sports

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Sanders leads No. 7 Oklahoma State past No. 10 Oklahoma

AP News Radio

00:30 sec | 5 d ago

Sanders leads No. 7 Oklahoma State past No. 10 Oklahoma

"Spencer Sanders threw for a touchdown and ran for another helping the C. F. P. number seven cowboys beat the number ten Sooners thirty seven thirty three Tay Martin had a thirty yard touchdown catch and a four yard scoring run in the first quarter Caleb Williams scrambled and ran fifty six yards to put the Sooners in scoring range with under a minute to play but Colin Oliver sacks and one forced dammit the cowboys thirty two with eight seconds remaining ending Oklahoma's hopes for six consecutive big twelve crown the outcome puts Baylor in the conference title game against LSU I'm the ferry

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Cincinnati moves into College Football Playoff position

AP News Radio

00:29 sec | Last week

Cincinnati moves into College Football Playoff position

"Georgia continues to top the latest CFP rankings but there's a new number two and number four Ohio state has moved ahead of Alabama for second with Cincinnati holding the other semi final slot the Bulldogs and bear cats are the only unbeaten teams in the rankings Cincinnati plays at east Carolina on Friday then meat used in the American athletic conference championship game on December fourth Michigan is fifth followed by Notre Dame Oklahoma state Baylor Mississippi in Oklahoma the final CFP rankings will be revealed December fifth I'm the ferry

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Caleb Williams leads No. 12 Oklahoma past Iowa State 28-21

AP News Radio

00:32 sec | Last week

Caleb Williams leads No. 12 Oklahoma past Iowa State 28-21

"Twelfth ranked Oklahoma kept its slim hopes alive for college football playoff berth by downing I was the twenty twenty one what about Caleb Williams ran for a touchdown pass for another to lead the Sooners to a come from behind win the cyclones took a seven nothing lead five minutes into the game but less than a minute later Williams ran seventy four yards for the tying score the Sooners then took the lead nine seconds before halftime when Jaylen Redmond returned a fumble forty two yards for a touchdown Williams then threw an eleven yard TD pass to Merrill Williams in the third quarter to cushion the lead I'm Tom Mariam

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Julius Jones' family begs for clemency as execution nears

AP News Radio

00:47 sec | 2 weeks ago

Julius Jones' family begs for clemency as execution nears

"Hours before he was slated to die convicted killer Julius Jones has been granted clemency in Oklahoma Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt used his authority to spare the life of Julius Jones just hours before his scheduled execution there's been a public outcry over doubts about Jones is guilty in the slaying of a businessman more than twenty years ago during a car jacking the governor commuted the death sentence to life imprisonment without parole Jones says he was framed by the actual killer who had been a high school friend Oklahoma's Attorney General says he respects the governor's decision to grant clemency but he's convinced Jones is guilty the case was featured in a twenty eighteen documentary the last defense produced by actress viola Davis I'm

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Kevin Durant scores 33 points, Nets beat Thunder 120-96

AP News Radio

00:31 sec | 2 weeks ago

Kevin Durant scores 33 points, Nets beat Thunder 120-96

"The nets won for the eighth time in nine games by blowing out the thunder one twenty ninety six at Oklahoma City former thunder Kevin Durant was serenaded with boos as usual in OKC while delivering thirty three points and eight rebounds for the Atlantic division leaders Patty mills straight a career high nine three pointers and finished with twenty nine points James harden added sixteen points and thirteen assists for the nets who completed a five a one road trip J. gill just Alexander scored twenty three points for the thunder and Lou Dort added twenty Oklahoma City had won four straight on the ferry

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Update on the latest sports

AP News Radio

01:59 min | 2 weeks ago

Update on the latest sports

"AP sports I'm David Shuster we begin with college football number one Georgia and number two Alabama they're headed for an eventual showdown both again winning on Saturday Georgia defeating Tennessee forty one seventeen with quarterback Stetson Bennett accounting for a pair of touchdowns and he says the coaches are diversifying the offense they gave us more plays to run more plays and run the ball and throwing the ball there was a more balanced effort at all going into until like the last the last few drives which is what you wanna you offense as for number two Alabama it was over early as they crushed New Mexico state fifty nine three Crimson Tide quarterback Bryce young throwing for five touchdowns making coach Nick Sabin happy I thought we had great balance on offense without Bryce played really well on sack fumble really wasn't you know his fault continue the protection was better today but we we need to continue to try to you know shore up those things so that we don't get him hit elsewhere in the top ten number three Oregon number four Ohio state number six Michigan seven Michigan state nine Notre Dame and number ten Oklahoma state all winning their games but number eight Oklahoma suffering its first loss twenty seven fourteen at Baylor on the pro level Washington the biggest surprise in the NBA's Eastern Conference they're now nine and three after turning back Orlando with Miami Indiana Detroit Boston the LA clippers and Orleans just its second victory on the season the other winner Saturday night and HL Carolina now eleven into after getting by St Louis three to two pro football news the Green Bay Packers activating quarterback Aaron Rodgers off the reserve cobit list he will play against Seattle on Sunday but Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger he goes on that same list and will miss Sunday's game against Detroit and finally all of fame linebacker Sam Huff passing away at the age of eighty seven I'm David Shuster AP sports

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No. 18 Baylor 27-14 win ends No. 4 Oklahoma 17-game streak

AP News Radio

00:31 sec | 2 weeks ago

No. 18 Baylor 27-14 win ends No. 4 Oklahoma 17-game streak

"Oklahoma has fallen from the unbeaten ranks with an unimpressive offensive showing in a twenty eight fourteen lost to C. F. P. number eighteen Baylor Gerry Bohannon threw for a touchdown and ran for two others helping the bears in the Sooners seventeen game winning streak Abram Smith at one hundred forty eight yards rushing including a seventy five yard scamper to set up the first double hand it's rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter the sooner started the game nine and now an eighth in the CFP rankings before being held to two hundred sixty total yards their fewest under Lincoln Riley I'm the ferry

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RJ Young reacts to CFB rankings for Week 9, Oklahoma disrespected at No. 8 | No. 1 Ranked Show

AP News Radio

00:29 sec | 3 weeks ago

RJ Young reacts to CFB rankings for Week 9, Oklahoma disrespected at No. 8 | No. 1 Ranked Show

"And Alabama remain one to win the latest CFP rankings came out on Tuesday third ranked Oregon fourth rated Ohio state and number five Cincinnati all moved up one spot following Michigan state's loss to Purdue the Spartans are seventh just behind Michigan the Spartans beat the Wolverines thirty seven thirty three just two weeks ago unbeaten Oklahoma remains eighth followed by Notre Dame and Oklahoma state there are three more regular season rankings before the CFP selection committee sets the semifinal match ups on the ferry

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Oklahoma court overturns $465M opioid ruling against J&J

AP News Radio

00:45 sec | 3 weeks ago

Oklahoma court overturns $465M opioid ruling against J&J

"The four hundred and sixty five million dollar opioid ruling against J. and J. has been overturned the Oklahoma Supreme Court has overturned a four hundred and sixty five million dollar opioid ruling against drug maker Johnson and Johnson finding that a lower court wrongly interpreted the state's public nuisance law the court ruled in a five one decision that the District Court in twenty nineteen was wrong to find that the New Jersey based J. and J. and its Belgium based subsidiary violated the state's public nuisance statute the High Court said the question is whether the company's marketing and sale of opioids created a public nuisance but that it was not minimizing the suffering of thousands of Oklahomans because of opioids I usually after

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USA TODAY Sports HS football Super 25 rankings

AP News Radio

00:39 sec | Last month

USA TODAY Sports HS football Super 25 rankings

"Mike Rossi a reporting Georgia tops the first college football playoff rankings of the twenty twenty one season SEC powers Georgia and once beaten defending national champion Alabama are ranked one two in the first college football playoff rankings of the season the Bulldogs with the date no record or also number one in the Associated Press college football top twenty five I'm beat Michigan state of the big ten is ranked third with pac twelve power Oregon fourth Ohio state is fifth with unbeaten Cincinnati sixth making the Bearcats the highest ranked team from outside the power five conferences in playoff top twenty five history rounding out the top ten our Michigan Oklahoma Wake Forest and Notre Dame hi

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Sanders, No. 15 Oklahoma State roll over Kansas

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Sanders, No. 15 Oklahoma State roll over Kansas

"Number fifteen Oklahoma state game five hundred thirty five yards of total offense in a dominating fifty five to three win over the Kansas Jayhawks quarterback Spencer Sanders threw for one hundred fifty seven yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for fifty three yards and a score all in the first half coach Mike Gundy inserted his backups late in the second quarter in a game that was never in doubt the what anybody that can say well I don't think it'll be a four quarter game so it was unusual for us to start taking guys out in the second quarter and it did feel a little different the cowboys won the game on both sides of the ball has kids did not achieve the first down until six minutes into the third quarter we grew from picking up its first loss Oklahoma state improved to a record of seven one well the J. hawks drop their seventh consecutive game I'm Mike Moriarty

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Williams throws 6 TD passes, No. 4 Oklahoma routs Texas Tech

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00:43 sec | Last month

Williams throws 6 TD passes, No. 4 Oklahoma routs Texas Tech

"Caleb Williams threw for four hundred two yards and six touchdowns for number four Oklahoma in a fifty two twenty one pounding of Texas tech Williams passed for two hundred sixty eight yards and four TDS to four different receivers in the first half Marvin mims caught four passes for one hundred thirty five yards and two touchdowns and Merrill Williams had five receptions for one hundred yards and a score Oklahoma held Texas tech to three hundred seventy three yards of total offense and forced three turnovers head coach Lincoln Riley was pleased you complete performance all around offense defense special teams are huge contributions from everybody they're really love the week of preparation then I don't know Sooners extended the nation's longest current winning streak to seventeen games on the ferry

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Oklahoma executes inmate who dies vomiting and convulsing

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00:58 sec | Last month

Oklahoma executes inmate who dies vomiting and convulsing

"The first execution in Oklahoma after a series of botched executions in twenty fourteen and twenty fifteen didn't go quite as planned sixty year old John Marion grants sentence to death for the nineteen ninety eight stabbing death of prison cafeteria worker gay Carter is the first Oklahoma inmate put to death since twenty fifteen he convulsed and vomited after being given a sedative the first of three drugs used in the execution two members of the execution team wipe the vomit from his face in his neck retired AP reporter Michael Graczyk still covers executions for the Associated Press has witnessed some four hundred fifty such debts and recalls only one instance of someone vomiting during the execution in an email statement the department of corrections said the execution was carried out according to protocols and without complication six more Oklahoma inmates are scheduled to die by lethal injection through next March I'm Tim acquire

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Episode 32: Top Five LPs From 2001 ...John's #4

Planet LP

01:46 min | Last month

Episode 32: Top Five LPs From 2001 ...John's #4

"Years old. it's survivor from destiny's child and i will tell you why because i'm glad you asked. This album has some of the rock to that. Maybe you wouldn't expect me to be as a rock guitarist to be. You know jumping towards this particular album but the title track survivor. Which you've heard on the radio. A lot is a great fine crafted pop song with beyond say and and the team there providing that three part vocal delivery they do so well there was a it was a michael jackson tribute tv show. That came out in two thousand one when destiny's child was kind of a relatively new act and they did a live version of boot delicious. Which with real guitars at three guitar players and drummer and you know porn section. And they of course the beginning of that song has that stevie nicks edge of seventeen a guitar part that they lifted but they played it so raw. Live and i remember watching beyond say looking at michael jackson taunting in nevada to boot. Alicia vol bang right adam. And he's kind of taken aback. Oh beyond say it but it was. It was powerful. And all i can say is. I didn't have the album until i saw that particular cut of that special with destiny's child doing booty leashes and i thought this song pretty rock. It's it's a rock and song. Yes it's a dance song assets movement or whatever you want to say but there's a rock sensibility to it. That made me love the band and of course gone onto become a huge beyond say fan she just an amazing artist in totality. But this shows her some of her rock and best and if you followed her career at all you've seen like when she's done live shows vegas residencies whatever. She has a full band four guitars full. Everything and generally they're mostly female. She hires musicians to back her up on tour. So there's just too much not to like about this record survivor from destiny's child my number full

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

02:00 min | Last month

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

04:58 min | Last month

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"She could ran as a republican in it caused problems for her running a democrat. But maybe it's often problems. I don't know. I hope i hope. My connections ought to choose their but now in the aclu's nonpartisan speaking in my very much personal capacity. I also think it's really interesting because what we are seeing with a lot of young folks that they wanna a candidate they can vote for and they a candidate they can believe in and they and they need to have someone that shares their values even here in oklahoma. When i talked to young people so my only my only concern was that is will they connect back dot with her or do they sit out this election. Yes that's all that question. i just wonder his So we've got at least two years before she would be in office but And it'd be there well. There wouldn't be much turnover in the legislation. But i just know like texas has inspired something that will take plate like we'll get bill here in oklahoma like what mean his already. He would sign it. And i just wonder what would happen. Alleged lynn legislation like that lanes on her debts. I guess that's the question right. Yeah that's that would be my first question as as co chair though. Cr j is what are your. Where do you feel about abortion you know and then and then i think about you know president bided how As as a catholic. You know that's a. That's a double edged sword for him But again i. I love the idea of pushing his discourse and pushing english about abortion But then the but the but then the factors like you know he sees it as a personal decision not something could be legislated very different than a governor who's like as soon as it hits my desktop or make a big to do about it so i think it was into a president. I was so fortunate. Was that lamp here to be part of the organization that i talked to help with national policy and we had a membership drive or membership meeting and we had at the time. Like all twenty Presidential candidates they're right and so we were in a room or the lot black their work all mom except for i think two showed up and we specifically asked about views on a. We did not shy away from that and i could appreciate the i can appreciate president. Biden's all actually all of the candidates at that time where their views were that Yes Abortion should remain legal and should remain a personal decision. While we still president fighting. Could say you know abortion more the fact that he was so willing to pass a budget bill without the heideman only yesterday to hear that he said he would know. Pass the reconciliation. Or who would signed a reconciliation bill if it had the hyde amendment in it. So you know it's all it's all over the place. I guess but i also will say going back to arles. Point is like the trump fatigue or you know fatigue cadet only seat back in for next year for the election in twenty twenty two for the midterms Which would shame an wasted opportunity where we can have true reform happening in so many different issues offices. Aclu's worried about abortion access but we're also thinking about perform polish the death penalty. How to think about you know all these other efforts and the right to free speech right right those those bills that pass. Yes we so. The midterms tend to be an opportunity for for more progressive. Idea is to come to be elected and just hope that that there's an opportunity for folks that are interested to get involved in run for office and make the difference and change that we need to see in this in this state. I think today's news is evidence. There's still more candidates to come right like like that window where people are like. They suggest you start running into But hopefully We have a lot. We will see a lot of that. You know 'cause oklahoma We'll see more congressional challenges as they are patriot Of course we have redistricting coming up. Which i just laugh when i see five in cd four just thinking if you could just carve out that pot awad county into cleveland county. You have cd five and it would be perfect but anyways arnold. I don't have anything else. But i.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

06:48 min | Last month

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"The little i'm arnold hamilton editor of the oklahoma observer. And i'm marianne martin and this is observer. Cast your weekly deep dive into oklahoma politics policy powered by the oklahoma observer. Democracy foundation i have century after roe v wade reproductive rights are imperilling america. Not only will the. Us supreme court here in mississippi case this term that could overturn the landmark but challenges to abortion laws are winding way through state and federal courts across the country including oklahoma the gut macher institute which tracks state level. Abortion legislation describes twenty twenty. One is the most devastating state legislative year from abortion rights in history as of june. Five hundred sixty one. Abortion restrictions had been introduced this year in all three states and as of august states had enacted ninety seven those introduced antiabortion restrictive statutes and bringing the total number of state abortion restrictions enacted since roe v wade to one thousand three hundred twenty seven. Three five antiabortion laws enacted this year by the oklahoma legislature could take effect on november first pending court action to get a fuller understanding of the all out religious right assault on reproductive rights. We invited the aclu of oklahoma's new not new. Now i guess executive director a former regional director of public policy at orders organizing for planned parenthood. Great plains to join us for this week's observer cast too big into what's happening on the legal front and what oklahomans can do to protect a woman's right to choose to migrate heavy with us. Thanks so much for making the time. And i'm happy to be here so thanks for having me i'm talking about is very important and timely issue. Well so we're all we had. We get here so currently right now. Oklahoma is facing potentially three anti abortion. Laws that could go into effect november. One these bills these laws. If they are allowed to go into effect the first one would require only obgyn board-certified doctors to be able to perform abortions and the other two really are have created this very cumbersome unnecessary regulatory schemes from medication abortion in. I think it's really important for these last two around medication abortion that could go into effect. These would be the first in the country and it's also really important to know that these regulatory screens go so much further than trying to regulate medication. Abortion so the abortion pill. Did you go so much further. So we are in a very Unfortunately scary time for abortion access. I think it's just russell really important to know. Is that while by. Just kind of describing. What the bills do it. Sounds very maybe not as cumbersome or not as Scary but the reality is if any of these Laws are able to go into effect november one. It will decimate abortion access in oklahoma which is already very limited because of the mini restrictions. That been past years ago. So i have a question. So let's start with the first one with the obgyn's being only one that can perform abortions How how what's the current landscape like who can Except sorry i. I just realized i'm rusty and They they can only perform abortions. Currently in certain settings is that correct. That's correct so currently escape in oklahoma. I guess there's not a great question. So currently abortion in oklahoma have to be performed in specialized hospital which is not as severe as regulations as inventory surgical centers so when outpatient surgery center weakening due at heart surgery but it has to be regulated as specialized clinic hospital so every abortion provider the four providers oklahoma their clinics are regulated by the state those all abortions have to be performed by a licensed medical doctor so currently oklahoma. The doctors that are performing so some live here. Oklahoma some are actually Travelled out of state to come perform abortions all licensed in oklahoma's worst there either practice doctors or their obgyn's An if this bill were go in place that would on leave less than half of the current providers able to provide. And i think it's really important to know like your family. A family medicine doctor can also deliver babies. Think people don't realize that like in lots of state it's not just an. Obgyn is not the doctor you go to deliver a baby is i think that's such an important part of it. Is that an in a state where. Obgyn's are really far and few between Twenty seventeen oklahoma actually had the third smallest population of djing. Gyn's so to cover of the state. So obgyn care is such a loss already to add. Additional no requirement for providers and the truth of the matter is abortion is one of the safest medical procedures in healthcare. It's actually safer than getting your wisdom teeth out You abortion providers Have years of training so even if an obgyn was required to perform they would still have to go through training as our doctors currently go through they are regulated by the state and by the planets that they work at. So what we know. Is that these bills. The only the only of these bills is to decrease and eliminate abortion. They have nothing to do with the safety.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

01:35 min | 2 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"You know. They've done a great job and so credit to them and you know. Hopefully we'll do right by these refugees and whatever decisions they make when they come in. That's their decision to me. Don't have anything else. But this wonderful was fantastic atom. Yeah we can't pick your mouth for joining us and and hope that you will keep us. Abreast of till we can inform our readers in our listeners absolutely of of ways that they can step up and help too. Because you're going to be a long slow guys drinking absolutely so you know care. Oklahoma dot com c. a. r. oklahoma dot com. We are keeping an ongoing list. And sorry my my messenger is going off. I just got word that the third refugee family will actually be arriving this week in oklahoma. So great news. You know that's coming right as we're having this discussion and and it's a i in fact there's a newborn newborn child We'll be we'll be with them. Which is wonderful. Wow what a beautiful thing that we're able to not only provide home to family but even a newborn. That's that that. Wow that that just tugs at my heart there but yeah care. Oklahoma dot com c. a. r. oklahoma dot com. We'll keep an ongoing list of items that people need ways you can support them and also our social media channels were on twitter. Instagram and facebook..

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

03:49 min | 2 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"They're four we've been in this situation right so it's not the first time we have evacuated people like this like roy that happens in the united states. It doesn't happen often anymore. I just don't know about the history of this parolee status right so i. This is my first really foray into helping out refugees because we this is why i think there was the iraqi refugees that came in perhaps before that time care. Oklahoma either was. Nonexistent are very young as an organization. But this is you now. I don't know if this is something that happened before or not so. Yeah i mean. I think some something needs to happen somewhere. Whoever has the ability to do that And make those decisions and you know you said something that that makes a whole lot of sense in in afghan culture much like in culture a lot of cultures in the middle east. There is a sense of pride in being able to provide for your own and and being able to stand on your own two feet these individuals. I think that's another thing people. They don't wanna come in and receive government assistance. That is to them. It's it's like really attacking their their pride and it's something that a coach in a culture they would see shameful right is that they don't want to ask for help unless absolutely necessary but by taking away their ability to work what choice do they have by taking away their ability to become more educated. What choice do they have so that they already have. You know just that that freedom and autonomy to operate in society the way at what you you once were and i feel.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

04:24 min | 2 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"He actually has come twice to my office and his broad close and kids toys and things like that and he said look if they need. A pediatrician will offer my services. Free of charge. And that's wonderful right so we have a sign up form. People can sign up. And say i'm willing to do this. And so it's gonna take a village to help these individuals and one thing sparrow project and catholic charities warned us when we got into this. This is not a three or six month deal. This is years of work. And we said you know what as an organization that our core mission is to empower the muslim community and provide them with resources to where they can have basically the best quality life that they deserve here in our state in our country. Shame on us. If we don't get involved right it's like we don't have a choice and you know i'm happy that we were given the opportunity that we've been able to do this and so we're in it for the long haul. So that's what i tell people right now. Everyone's excited right. They wanna get involved. Donate items posted about on social media. Find a way to need some stamina yet. Find a way to keep that excitement going and keep checking in keep checking in with us in other organizations every three or six months and just asked. What do you need. What support do need Typically are folks who are coming in now are they typically Provided housing in terms of an apartment say or they are they moving in with people it you know if they're sort of on their own how they y- once you get some basics to sort of get your sea legs here in oklahoma. How would you even be get to a grocery store if you needed to buy food. How did you get to a job interview. If you you know had the opportunity either just things that you get a driver's license..

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

05:20 min | 2 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"We had an office with the pakistani limo driver. That was physically assaulted almost killed by one of his clientele that he picked up. And you know so. We've seen a lot of hateful things. We've seen a lot of negativity. I have never seen so much support and and as you said you know with. This rhetoric went on so much support for muslims and on top of that these are refugees from people who are not muslim in the state of oklahoma. I'm it's unprecedented you know. And we've been clicking items that are office and people are just coming through with their children People of all ages and just saying we just wanna help. If you need more will give you more. You know we owe it to these people you know. These are going to be our neighbors and financial donations as well. I mean it's just been unbelievable. So yes i do worry. I absolutely do worry. But there's also something good going on in our state that we can't discount at all and one of the reasons That's one of the reasons we got involved from the get go. You know when catholic charities called on us as we want you to be a part of this we absolutely because we want to refugees number one you know we put these welcome kiss together. So we want them to be greeted with practical items like pda items and hygiene items also to get a copy of the koran and prayer rugs and prayer beads. So they are reassured. And that's why. I told catholic charities. They need that reassurance stepping off the plane that their culture and their faith are safe in oklahoma from the people who are bringing them in ryan. So that's the first thing they get when they step off the plane and go to their their accommodations and then we deliver a allow meal to them. That was actually an ideal catholic. Jared who wasn't even our idea but we get a hallam meal from a local muslim restaurant so the meat is butchered in a way that they're happy with and a cuisine with spices and flavours..

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

05:57 min | 2 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"A hundred years since the tulsa race massacre for us to finally have a semi public conversation about it and finally four to start getting into oklahoma history curriculums and still. We haven't done a great job of really talking about it and highlighting the reality of the circumstances that that impacted us as a state one hundred years ago that are still impacting us now. So same thing right. We don't look at what we did. You know in certain countries and then we we have to go invade them. We have to go tear their country apart. We have to tear their government apart. We have to you know really. What's the word. I'm looking for dislike. Cause trauma on innocent bystanders which is a majority of the people ryan same goes for afghanistan. I mean the central intelligence agency the cia basically funded the tall on in the nineteen nineties nineteen as in nineteen ninety s to fight against the russians. I mean these are facts. I'm not this is not a conspiracy theory right so all that means said you know the people that are coming out of afghanistan now. These are people. Allied was the united states government that helped to fight against extreme groups like al qaeda and the taliban that had nothing and wanted nothing to do with osama bin laden who he wasn't even an afghani he was a saudi national. That ended up in afghanistan. Right so these poor people have been stuck in the middle of basically an extremist group and a western government and and they just are trying to live a life. Just like any of us you know. Raise their families feed their children. And at the end of the nigh be able to put their head on their pillow and and sleep peacefully. But we don't get that because we tend to look at countries in the middle east or africa for that matter and we look at third world countries. We you know. Have this Presumption that they have a backwards way of life or something like that but no. These people are just as human as we are. They have same goals and dreams that we do but we meaning as americans. Most of us have never been put in those circumstances and honestly we should give credit to them. They're coming over here. I actually met one of them who landed in oklahoma city and he came to the mosque ended the friday prayers and this past friday and he was just beaming with with some sense of hope. You know and and positivity that i could not even understand having gone through circumstances so yes marianne. Sorry i i tend to go on and on. It's a professor in me. I guess it's my fifth semester. Oklahoma state so i'm in really in professor mode but yeah no we need to really learn as americans to look at the whole picture and to understand that we played a part in creating part of the chaos and then we want to go in and disrupt people's lives in order to try to clean up the mess we created in the first place so these these things are very complex and we have to look at not just the last twenty years but the last forty or fifty years at least understand.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

05:02 min | 2 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"The little i'm arnold hamilton editor of the oklahoma observer. And i'm marianne martin and this is observer. Cast your weekly deep dive into oklahoma politics policy powered by the oklahoma observer. Democracy foundation the first of about eighteen hundred afghan refugees who resettled in oklahoma began arriving last week. Welcome by catholic charities of the diocese of oklahoma city the oklahoma chapter of the council on american islamic relations. It's notable heartwarming. Really that of the first group of about thirty seven thousand afghans coming to the us. Oklahoma will be home to the third largest contingent behind only california and texas. Even so you can imagine how. How difficult in really wilder. It's likely to be to start over here. Oklahoma a world away from their homeland. Our guest on this week's server cast adam sol. Tony is on the front lines of helping our new neighbours adjust to live in oklahoma. Adam has been director for nine years. The oklahoma chapter of the council on american is long relations. He's also among other endeavors adjunct professor in religious studies at all state university chair of the uncle conference. Churches religions united committee and a member of the interfaith alliance of oklahoma board. A a former. Kansas adam has now spent most of his life here in oklahoma. He's a graduate of edmond. Santa fe high school who went on to earn a bachelor's degree from ucla and a master's from the university of oklahoma. And i saw today at him on social media that one of your first orders of business is to try to help. Our new neighbours speak and understand oak. Absolutely you know. People don't realize i mean that is an whole separate language category right. I mean seriously. They don't understand y'all you know a fix into right. I mean so. I actually a friend of mine. It's funny what you were referring to arnold. A friend of mine sent me from pakistan of all places but he actually went to school here at university of central oklahoma so he sent me that where you know you go from you..

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

04:30 min | 3 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"Some of the breakthrough in section and that will also help slow them the spread or or those that would be caught up in contact tracing and quarantine. i think we will eventually see The work of these clams in how the federal dollars relief dollars are going to be spent executed in a way that is going to benefit students But we do have to be patient remembering that education is a marathon not a sprint and I also do believe we will see some change in the statute whether that is Stricken in court or an emergency stay through the oklahoma supreme court or by the time session starts. There may even be an appetite to change that. I will say that that law was passed at a time where it did seen we had turned a corner and things were getting very ill looking much room here. so i. I don't know what that will look like in the next legislative session that's Something that legislators do. And and i know they are watching and following this but we will stay tuned for what occurs with the hearing and that will i think direct and guide our next steps as we do our part to champion the safety of our children protective civil rights and see them have an opportunity for in person instruction in a more safe. I don't have anything else to go on for. That was a great The kota so nation to where we are. And and i would imagine that we may have a few more sort of conversations that head down this path somewhere down the line but hopefully it boom discussed with a more positive and.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

06:05 min | 3 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"Yeah it is our business if our kids can't be able to learn in a safe environment then It's a nonstarter we we're back to square one and it was avoidable. Well but i tell you what. Let me let me just say. This is also a time where we are seeing leadership across the state shine in local communities and there are very courageous leaders in schools and districts. And i'm so proud of them. Let me just also say that teachers all across the state. They have never stopped like there has not been You know a downtime Over the summer they were still doing summer school they. This has just been eighteen months or more now of Going full throttle with no break and no time to recharge And and then with even greater needs to shoulder on The education french for for our students and for teachers that that are working to support them. So it's just really a time that i want to give as many opportunities for everyone to know that there's a lot of unseen work that's going on of it that would make you proud and Is personal sacrifice to ensure that our kids have an education that that district schools leaders can be proud of To give but their hands are tied and this is again where we are and They're not gonna give up. I'm not giving up We wanna keep families engaged. We understand. there's a lot of emotion around this and there should be. This is about the health of our kids. and and the long-term impacted cove it and and the long-term Impact of any learning gaps or lost opportunities So it should make us Angry that that we're having to deal with this but there are some things. None of us can control and yet We've got to have Some encouragement for those Even when we have disagreements. There's going to be disagreements But there's i think Opportunity for oklahomans to really slow this spread if we can get kids Event over twelve and above vaccinated if adults will Take their questions any hesitancy to their doctors. And hopefully we won't have more and more stories of those unvaccinated that are suffering in hospitals. I have one more question. What do you say to the to anyone who might say. This is federal government overreach. There's a potential I i do. I'm we're going to be very careful as we explore what is happening in our state and in the letter as well as in Other states we may be treated a little differently. I don't know so we're still in that process of examining that But where there's overreached a we will slap down where we need to step up as a state. We'd better do it and i will not be shy about. There is some irony here though that That those who might get their next boat about this being federal overreach probably were the same ones. You big anything about state overreach where local control is concerned. So i'll just throw that out there as somebody who gets irritated about better term. I think about it. But that's just me some polish up your crystal ball here from the house this thing. Play out in your view. What where do we go for early in the fall semester. It's a really dicey time. Obviously we are seeing signs of upticks in vaccination rates among adults which is a great thing we know we talked last time about schools. You know helping service as as as a vaccination centers and so forth to help get this thing done across oklahoma. But where do you. How do you see this thing. Don't going over the next few months. And where do you see or is it too early to know when we might come out the other side of this where we don't have to worry about sending our kids and grandkids to school anymore. Well let's just remember as of the taping of this august thirtieth. So doesn't it feel like we are mid semester somehow any yes so we are getting worse for you than it is for us. I know we are early. End of the semester and Again i do. Think there are some promising signs Seventy thousand were More were vaccinated In this last month compared to other The month prior. I believe and we are seeing an uptick in those willing to take the vaccine. That is very promising and we need to keep that trends moving in that direction. That's gonna make a difference as soon as we also see that more parents are willing to have their twelve and above vaccinated. They can do that right now. Others also the opportunity for third vaccine and that may help with.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

03:21 min | 4 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

03:09 min | 4 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"It was no. Mac is owned by jesse. And if those rigs were modernised can be and it was. I mean it was operating faster. It was quick it was safer because a lot of manual tasks that we did like throwing chains were no longer needed but that also meant there were less people required on the rig floor itself and not saying there weren't any less tool pushers or a you know four people on the ground but for those like dangerous jobs to use to take actual humans to we're not needed and so that was ultimately less human jobs and less opportunity for employment like people like my colleagues on the old rig and so as that continues to be the trend of automation even automating a lot of white collar jobs. Now we're gonna have to come up with new and different innovative solutions on how we can not not only get people the funding they need but then also continue to give them purpose through dignified work always liked to ramp these conversations up with some kind of message to the folks. Were listening on your audience about hannah. We you know what we can do. Those of us who see merit these ideas to help. Advance the ball. What what can we do at this point if anything to help his it as simple as getting in contact with your also saying tell you my story you know. More information information is power. I mean what folks to everyone should start by subscribing to the oklahoma observer. Okay stop right there. That would be great. I'm gonna tell you the website yourself. Subscribe your friends. Your your grandparents aunts and uncles. Well it to to. I guess if you wanted to not just specific to the ideas. We discussed today when he just in general. I do recommend the oklahoma observer oklahoma policy institute. You're welcome to email me. Call me visit at the capitol if you have the opportunity ins not me. But we're in session for months of the year. Come watch session sometime. App tried to you know we have elections coming up next year of love to have you help me out on my campaign if withdrawn opponent it. Also it's not me to it candidate that you do agree with and i did you do like and help them get into office. He was ultimately. That's what we have to do organiz from the ground. Find someone who has ideas that you agree with and then give them an office and once. They are holding accountable to try to deliver on those promises. They made 'em campaign trail with you like the idea that we talked about today at extract. The men following.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

05:21 min | 4 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"Same time how very poor per pupil spending when it comes in our public schools or not having like what you said a a government funded childcare option It makes you wonder what good is at eight hundred fifty million dollars doing a in the coffers when there are people who are needing help right now and by the way we've got a billion dollars in federal funding Through on to mitigate cove in response but that isn't being acted on there saying let's hear your ideas but a promote submit ideas. And then i say okay. Now tell me the time line. And they're like oh we're still working on people need help right now. I know it's not just in my district but to go back to your point. Marianne you you make a great point. I don't see why there would couldn't be You know government funded childcare but then also you could have a private daycares apprentice is out there who can continue on for those families who choose that auction but for those families who are in Who are financially insecure and they want high quality affordable child care then maybe they pay a a co pay something something that you know. They have a little bit or best case. Scenario be completely free just like our public school systems But i believe that comes down to just prioritizing budgets because right now the state of oklahoma receives one hundred forty million dollars each year in federal grants for the child's subsidy. And when i asked how much does state match that in. It's nothing they they do. A they have a maintenance account which is about fifteen percent but that's the bare minimum. We could be matching that hundred forty million dollar federal grant each year And still have six hundred something million dollars. Leftover in the i think that if you're looking at investments that give you are alive if you want to look at it from an economic standpoint. You're not gonna have a better than investing in early childhood development because not only are you gonna trade healthier happier more productive future workforce. You're also giving the parents the ability and opportunity to to be more economically successful and pursue their own careers and still have time within the day to go be with their children and not have to take their work home or like your parents since themselves work multiple shifts where maybe be.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

04:12 min | 4 months ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"Affordable childcare also heard from constituents in my district who own daycares and. There's just a lot that we could do to improve policy on both fronts and so taking their ideas and consideration into consideration by developed three initiatives that i plan to put put into legislation and file in this december for the twenty to twenty twenty two legislative session and we can go more into those. But that's a little background about me and Why believe that. The childcare is so important. do you find a you know. Obviously this is a subject particularly when you think about where oklahoma sits in national rankings. you know this is not a great place to be chung l. In in in many ways it's not a great place to be apparent. Either i've given the economic realities in oklahoma today. Do you find your legislative. Colleagues are receptive to these sorts of ideas. Have you had a chance to talk very many about this or do you find that. They you know they really felt. This is a different. This is a group that maybe doesn't fully understand the challenges that people for example in your district or the jew even individually with a one in a three year old face in oklahoma. You know and i would say on the democratic side. It's unanimous in their support in recognizing the importance of early childhood development. My colleagues across the aisle are. It's important to them if they're they've been personally affected by either if they have young children or maybe they have young grandchildren and they know the struggles. So typically if they've had a personal experience in this with these issues then yeah the. The support is is very strong. It is extremely difficult. My kids run a six month waiting list and they got into got anti fulltime daycare on back in june. Actually a one week after the legislative session ended so therefore six months it was extremely challenging. And it doesn't even own a candle to what A lot of other parents had to go through with more rigid scheduling in. Their jobs is a legislator Obviously i take voting very seriously I've missed very very few votes in my tenure humboldt. Last session was one of those where i had to prioritize my kids because they didn't have fulltime daycare just wasn't available and so they had more. Patchwork care We we we actually got into mother's day out Which was only three days a week for a couple of hours and tailored works fulltime and I i do too..

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

12:16 min | 1 year ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"So my name is Chris Steele and I serve as executive director for teen the Education and Employment Ministry which is a direct service provider for individuals impacted by the criminal justice system in also work with the serve as executive director for Oklahoma for criminal Justice Reform. Which is an advocacy organization that that promotes policy changes within the criminal justice system? Well and in that room. Could we take just a second here at the start of this for you to bring us up to speed on St Question Eight? Oh five yes sir. So Oklahoma's for criminal. Justice reform is a partner organization in The ballot initiative of pertaining to state. Question eight Oh. Five which seeks to limit the use of sentence enhancements for nonviolent offenses in the state of Oklahoma an essence. What we're attempting to do is is bring our sentencing guidelines for nonviolent of situations in line more in line with national averages we started the a initiative petition in mid November. We're giving a date to begin collecting signatures on December. The Twenty six twenty nineteen and have been diligently collecting signatures right up until about May the I'm sorry marched the night in we stopped because of the pandemic. We stopped out of an abundance of caution. In relation to the Public Health Fellow Oklahomans Day later the governor actually announced that he was suspending all ballot initiative processes for the time being. And so that sort of were at right. Now we're in a holding pattern waiting to hear back from the governor and the Secretary of State's office on when we may be able to turn in the signatures that we have collected so far in order to qualify to be on the ballot in November. So do you feel like you mean? Were you pretty much. You're pretty much wrapped up. You were close to the end of the ninety days anyway right. Yes Sir yes sir are we. Were within nine days of the ninety days so we had been collecting signatures for eighty one days and the response was just incredible and we are very thankful and excited about the response of Oklahoma's voters who truly understand the the need to stay reduce our prison population. Strengthen families make better use of our states resources and ultimately invest in alternatives to incarceration so a couple weeks ago although everyday feels like a month right now so we actually was when agencies and Had to go kind of restate their case for adjusting their Budget REQUESTS FOR STATE FISCAL YEAR. On twenty twenty one Something that stood out to Arnold and I was when Jerry Askins was speaking to the hearing and mentioned that you know. The downtick in court fees Was Really GonNa make it hard for them to make payroll and I just feel like that brought a lot of conversations that we've already had with you Basically we're seeing all the way into intersect So and it just reminded us of our conversation with you When you mentioned the DA's council a couple of weeks ago and just funding that through fines and fees It just brings to a point of kind of the the inequity of state finance In the criminal justice system Could you talk more about that for us? Sure certainly in you. You've hit the nail on the head. The reality is the sad reality is that Oklahoma is funding our justice system on the backs of men and women who can least afford to pay for it and so ultimately there is a a perverse incentive for The collection of these fees. When literally your your payroll is dependent upon that source of revenue. A much more equitable system would be to fund. Our our judicial system through general appropriated dollars. So that there's not a need to charge in a way that that it most financially advantageous not only that we don't want to get in a situation where we are unduly punishing person because they are poor and unable to keep up with their financial burdens within the criminal justice system. So we see this time and again when a person in Oklahoma stumbles they. They may have made a mistake They get charged and ultimately Synced with a crime and the financial burden associated or connected with that charge is so great and so severe That the person struggles to be able to meet those obligations and when that happens it. It plays all kinds of stress on the family unit in in in the person's often faced with having to pay their legal fees and fines or meeting the needs of their family and win a choices are presented in a person. Feels like they they. They don't have a lot of options. That in and of itself can be motivation for a person to continue down a path of of unhealthy decision. Making we're not making excuses for behavior but the reality is there should not be a a situation. Where are are you just do? Digital system is dependent upon the financial obligations of a person who who may be charged with a crime. I mean in essence. We are funding government on people's weaknesses rather than collectively the state's strengths also creates basically creates another Who Route I guess. For lack of a better term it also creates and expose the unequal The inequality of our criminal justice system role to though right because at the end of the day there are certain people who may have made the mistake but can afford to bail themselves out or whatever the case might be and continue working while others end up in. What is the equivalent of debtors prison? There's a fairness issue here. Isn't there one hundred percent so I mean it's it starts at the very beginning so when a person is arrested and taken to jail if they cannot afford to make bond Oftentimes they will remain in jail until their court date. That can be you know. Sixty ninety days in in many cases That adds all kinds of instability to a person's life. But then be on that beyond that. You're being detained simply because you may not have the financial means to pay for your once your your on supervision once. You're you're trying to to reestablish yourself a new forward in a positive productive way. The reality is that the financial burdens connected within the judicial system for for a person who's caught up in the system is often so great that it it is impossible of for a person who may be living paycheck to paycheck to meet those financial obligations and the result. Is that it it. It often causes More trouble it causes more A problems for that individual and their family and that this should not be the case that in Oklahoma person would be incentivized to to to go deeper into the criminal justice system simply because they cannot afford meet their financial obligations. So where's the state at right? Now in terms of you know what what could happen Given the current budget situation In our criminal justice system. It's a it's A. It's a great question in the reality is that I think the place that we ought to start is is not a penalising individuals who were caught up in the system who cannot afford to pay their fees and fines at this moment in time it it. It is counterintuitive to continue to punish those individuals or or revoke the status of their supervision in the community. The the reality is that if a person has a felony conviction it is extremely difficult to secure gainful employment and and you know they're likely of having a difficult time financially as it is in to punish them on top of that is simply counterproductive in so. I think that the the solution starts with the recognition that we do not need to enforce penalties. Were people who legitimately cannot afford to pay. Because they've lost their job because their their their employment status is unstable. Or what have you beyond that? I think that we need to continue. The discussion of what may be a more equitable a better approach to funding our criminal justice system. That's going to be difficult in in light of our current budget forecast in in budget situation but it also perhaps provides an opportunity for us to reconsider from a fundamental standpoint from a foundational standpoint. How we are funding. Our criminal justice system in in what may be a better approach so that when we do come out of this we have a structure in place that that actually works for the for the good of a society has the pandemic and the fact that we're in a mode of virtual legislating of these days.

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"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

The Oklahoma Observercast

02:32 min | 1 year ago

"oklahoma" Discussed on The Oklahoma Observercast

"Growth in population as we can now see clearly. The two questions did not have the hope for impact primarily because the voter approved changes were statutory in not constitutional giving a legislature that was elected on tap on crime platforms the leeway to mostly ignore the will of the voters. It is true. The second year Governor Kevin stood has commuted. The nonviolent sentences of hundreds of Oklahoma inmates flattening the growth in prison population but the legislature hasn't redirected the savings as intended into programs aimed turning nonviolent lawbreakers into productive tax paying citizens as we've discussed in recent observer casts. The state budget is more than a simple dollars and sense leger. It's a moral document that speaks to our priorities. Oklahoma's State House leadership's failure to meaningfully. Embrace the voter approved changes. Means tax. Dollars are being spent primarily to underwrite the prison industrial complex. Not on improving the lives of Oklahomans in our communities former House Speaker Kris Steele and his Rupe Oklahoma for criminal justice reform or the driving force behind the successful state question. Seven eighty seven eighty eighty-one campaigns now four legislative sessions and four state budgets. Later they are back with a proposed constitutional amendment state question eight. Oh five that if approved by the voters would leave lawmakers no choice but to end the use of sentence enhancements which pile additional time onto prison sentences if individuals previously served time for non violent offenses. The yes on eight. Five campaign began collecting insurance December. Twenty sixth and it was only ten days from the end of the Ninety Day collection period when the Covid nineteen pandemic shutdown initiative process. Now that governor has been listening his safer at home orders speaker steel in the Yes on five campaign Asa Oklahoma Supreme Court to require the Secretary of State's office to accept the signatures. They have already collected. They are rightfully concerned that Statehouse House leadership post a question. Eight five could use the pandemic to run out the clock and make it impossible time wise for the initiative to appear on the November general election ballot as part of our observer cast budget series on the State's criminal justice system and the court. That concludes with this episode. We invited speaker steal back to give us an update on efforts to make Oklahoma smart on crime..

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