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11:27 am
Tue April 22, 2014

'Wait Wait' Host Peter Sagal Runs Boston Marathon As Guide

Peter Sagal and Erich Manser are pictured about an hour before the start of the Boston Marathon. (@Peterruns/Twitter)

Originally published on Mon April 21, 2014 1:52 pm

You know Peter Sagal as host of NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” but he’s also a marathon runner. For the second year in a row, he’s running the Boston Marathon with a legally blind athlete, at the invitation of a group called “Team with a Vision.”

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11:25 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Before And After Photos: 8 Runners In The Boston Marathon

Matthew Conlon before and after running the Boston Marathon on Monday. Conlon is one of the eight runners who chronicled their journey to the marathon for NPR.
Courtesy of Matthew Conlon

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 12:49 pm

For 10 weeks we followed these eight runners as they trained for the 118th Boston Marathon. On the day of the race we asked each of them to send us a picture of themselves before they hit the course and after they finished. Capturing the ups and downs of the day, this is what it looks like to stare 26.2 miles in the face.

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11:34 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Promoting Sustainable Energy for All on Answers in Energy

Thoughts on an Emerging Global Energy Governance

Ambassador Irene Giner-Reichl, the sitting Ambassador from Austria to China, and the President of the Global Forum on Sustainable Energy. (Recorded March 26, 2014)

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1:25 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Takings Law in the Energy Sector on Answers in Energy

What is a proper governmental purpose, and what is adequate compensation?

T.U. Professor Marla Mansfield discussed her in-depth and ongoing research on Takings Law. (Recorded March 10, 2014)

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10:59 am
Tue April 15, 2014

This is Radio

Lead in text: 
People ask us about what is the appeal of working in Pubic Radio. The long hours? The low pay? The lack of recognition? These short video snapshots contain the answers as to why we got into this business in the first place.
Intro from Jay Allison: Audio may not go viral, but we love it anyway. We love it so much we're making it visual. Transom hereby premieres a new series, called "This Is Radio," created by our friend and Transom Story Workshop graduate, Andrew Norton.
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7:04 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Kindergartners @ KWGS: Young Students from Lee Elementary Recently Visited Our Studios

"Lee's in the House!" (Ms. Henke's Kindergartners Visit Public Radio Tulsa at TU)

Last week, we at Public Radio Tulsa (KWGS and KWTU) were very pleased to welcome Ms. Henke's Kindergarten Class from Lee Elementary School. The students have lately been learning about sound waves, echoes, vibrations, and related concepts, so a visit to a nearby radio station seemed like a great way to see (and hear!) such ideas in action.

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12:28 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Let Us Know How You Feel About Public Radio Tulsa Programming With This Quick Survey

Gary Oldman
Melissa Kuypers NPR

Here's a quick 'n easy seven-question survey about our programming. Tell us what you listen to, what you dislike, and what you wish was different.

Thank you for sharing your opinions about Public Radio Tulsa.

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4:37 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

We Have These Nifty Thank You Gifts For Your Spring Fund Drive Contribution

Rich Fisher, Public Radio Tulsa General Manager

Thank you so much for your steadfast financial support of Public Radio Tulsa. Listener support for public broadcasting has never been stronger, and I hope you are hearing the difference, such as an even stronger news department, with the addition of reporter Matt Trotter, the continuing partnership between all of the public stations in Oklahoma with State Impact, a wonderful limited series devoted to health care, Medical Matters with Dr.

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4:17 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Sir Patrick Stewart Recorded These Secret Messages, Just For Your Ears

Sir Patrick Stewart

The other day, Sir Patrick Stewart stopped by our sister station WNYC in New York City to record these secret messages - just for you!

Kudos & Brickbats received from listeners about our programming:

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8:54 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Extremeism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception


Kindness. Empathy. Compassion. When religious passion is channeled by a true believer, it can be a powerful contributor to the common good. There's a fine line between passion and extremism. That's where religion becomes angry, triumphant. God loves me more than God lives you. The trouble is that we can't always see these things clearly. We rely on the media, but it loves a fight. How can we tell what's true or false?

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