2:40pm

Tue April 10, 2012
U.S.

Tulsa Mourns Man Who 'Never Met A Stranger'

Originally published on Thu April 12, 2012 5:57 pm

A makeshift memorial pays tribute to Bobby Clark, one of the victims of a shooting spree that left three people dead and terrorized Tulsa's African-American community.
Sue Ogrocki AP

Three people were killed in last week's shootings in Tulsa, Okla.: Dannaer Fields, 49; William Allen, 31; and Bobby Clark, 54. Two others were wounded in the shootings. All of them were shot — apparently at random — in the predominantly black neighborhood of Northgate in northern Tulsa.

It was Bobby Clark's brother, Donny, who first found him after the fatal shooting.

"I came through there and I realized it was my brother laying in the street," Clark says. "They shot him under the armpit, and I think it hit his heart."

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2:37pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Rick Santorum

In Defeat, Santorum Becomes Conservative Champion

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:54 am

Rick Santorum announces he is suspending his campaign for president during a press conference in Gettysburg, Pa., on Tuesday, surrounded by family members.
Jeff Swensen Getty Images

Despite falling short in the quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has established himself as one of the dominant conservative voices in America, particularly when it comes to social issues such as abortion and birth control.

Santorum announced Tuesday that he is suspending his quest for the presidency.

Santorum ultimately chose to suspend his campaign ahead of the April 24 primary in Pennsylvania. A loss on his political home turf would have done serious damage to his future electoral prospects.

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2:33pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#546 - Drama: Academy Award Theater "Pride Of The Marines" 6/15/46, Lady Esther Screen Guild Players "The Lost Weekend" 1/7/46

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

2:27pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Performing Arts and Culture

Ayesha Khan Interview

SUNY Oswego's ARTSwego program has been part of a pilot project called, "Caravanserai" which brings Pakistani artists to rural communities to bring better understanding of Muslim entertainment and cultures. WRVO's Mark Lavonier met with filmmaker Ayesha Khan on her recent visit where she gave a talk called, "Women Crossing Boundaries," and showed her recent film, "Made in Pakistan".

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2:05pm

Tue April 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Amid Rumors About Campaign's Future, Santorum Sets News Conference

Former Sen. Rick Santorum as he announced the end of his White House bid. His wife, Karen, is in the background.
Jeff Swensen Getty Images

2:04pm

Tue April 10, 2012
The Two-Way

U.S. Coal Exports Soar To 1991 Heights

Originally published on Tue April 10, 2012 2:05 pm

As U.S. coal consumption has fallen, its exports of coal have risen. Pictured, Midwest Generation's Crawford Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant in Chicago. The city's two coal-fired plants are closing under a deal with city officials and environmental groups.
M. Spencer Green AP

America's reliance on coal to produce electricity has declined by more than 20 percent in recent years — but in 2011, the U.S. exported coal at a rate not seen in 20 years, according to the AP. And much of the new surge in coal exports comes from Asia and Europe.

Here's a rough guide to who's buying America's coal, based on the AP story:

  • South Korea: Up 81 percent to more than 10 million tons.
  • India: Up 65 percent, to 4.5 million tons.
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1:32pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Around the Nation

Philly Cops Bust Crime In 140 Characters Or Fewer

Philadelphia Police Detective Joseph Murray of West Philadelphia is an advocate of police tweeting to help engage the community in fighting crime.
Courtesy of Kimberly Paynter

The Philadelphia Police Department is adding a new tool to its crime-fighting arsenal — Twitter. Supporters say the real-time information-sharing could help police build a stronger rapport with residents and better protect them.

West Philadelphia resident Mike Van Helder remembers when police knocked down his neighbor's door at 6 a.m. "There was shouting and loud noises and of course I didn't know what it was about," Van Helder recalls. "And them being my next door neighbors, I was understandably concerned."

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1:25pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#545 - Mystery: Richard Diamond, Private Detective "Big Ed" 4/4/52, Its A Crime, Mr. Collins "Green Eyed Dragon" 1956

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

1:22pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#544 - Adventure: Escape "The Man Who Would Be King" 7/25/48, Quiet, Please "Wahine Tahiti"

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.

1:19pm

Tue April 10, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned To Yesterday

#543 - True History: Only Yesterday "Jimmy Dorante" 3/14/43, Cavalcade Of America "Circus Day" 4/8/46

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