Weather
8:00 pm
Sun June 1, 2014

Rains improved drought conditions only in SW Oklahoma

The May 27th update of the U.S. Drought Monitor showing some improvement in southwest Oklahoma.
Credit U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR

Oklahoma experienced very wet weather recently.  That seems to have improved drought conditions, but only in the southwest according to the latest updates from The U.S. Drought Monitor noted a recent article by StateImpact Oklahoma

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Texas Election 2014
8:00 pm
Sun June 1, 2014

Texas Runoff results could impact the Panhandle

State Sen. Kel Seliger
Credit texastribune.org

Unless there’s a Democratic upset Nov. 4, the Texas state government will probably be far more conservative, and committee appointments could impact the Panhandle’s clout, reported the Amarillo Globe News.

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Prairie Ramblings
8:00 pm
Sun June 1, 2014

It's all in the beholder's eye

Credit idahoweedawareness.net

Living in the same region and sharing roads, doctors, schools, and hair stylists doesn’t mean people see a common experience from the same perspective. Everything that’s happened to individuals prior to those events colors their interpretations. It’s true of two kids who grow up in the same house with the same parents but tell two different stories about their upbringing. People spin their own explanations. 

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High Plains Outdoors
8:00 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Axis deer are rutting in Texas

Axis Deer in Texas
Credit thehibbitts.net

Howdy Folks!

Axis deer are a big deal down here in Texas. They came to the area on exotic ranches. Some of those rascals got loose, and now they free range across the state.

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Weather
8:00 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Abundant rains in NW Kansas not alleviating drought

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Thomas County had the most rain in the state of Kansas this month, but overall, it’s not alleviating the drought according to the Garden City Telegram.

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Music
8:00 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Texas Panhandle Farm Boy Makes Good

Credit americansongwriter.com

Who has more number one songs than Guy Clark, Willie Nelson and Don Henley combined? 

It’s Gruver, Texas farm boy Rodney Clawson. 

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Texas Election 2014
8:00 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Runoff maps reveal low Texas voter turnout

Dan Hill The Texas Tribune

The primary runoffs are history in the Lone Star State, and maps from the Texas Tribune reveal voter turnout was pretty low. 

For example, in the race for lieutenant governor only 3.5 percent of registered Texas voters earned State Sen. Dan Patrick the Republican nomination.

David Alameel won the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate with 1 percent of voters.

Renewable Energy
8:00 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Unique energy transmission line gets approval

Credit kmzu.com

Clean Line Energy Partners recently received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to go ahead with one of the Great Plains transmission projects according to the Center for Rural Affairs.

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4:47 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Seeds could be key to Midwestern Bee decline

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Are the vast seas of corn and soybeans killing bees?
Innovative classroom in Liberal KS
8:00 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

High Plains students fly into science aboard Boeing jet

Boeing 727
Credit rikoooo.com

Imagine learning in redesigned space of a 153-foot jet.  Students across the high plains will soon have that opportunity. 

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