Lawton, OK – It's the "Cameron Centennial Moment," an Oral History Project in conjunction with Cameron University and KCCU, dedicated to broadcasting perspectives from current and former students, alumni, faculty, staff, and others that were impacted by Cameron University.

The Cameron Centennial Moment will air every Friday until the conclusion of the Centennial Year at 7:30 in the morning and 4:30 in the afternoon.

This week's Cameron Centennial Moment features Margie McMahan, Professor Emeritus.

Dallas, TX – Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn defended his record on children's health care insurance and said Democrat Rick Noriega and Texas legislators haven't done enough to get kids enrolled in government plans.

Cornyn said in the candidates' televised debate last night that 800,000 eligible Texas children aren't enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.

He said before expanding CHIP nationally he wants to make sure all eligible Texas children are signed up.

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma will be getting more than $52 million from the federal government to help eligible low-income households meet their heating and cooling needs.

Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt yesterday announced that Oklahoma will receive the money from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The state's share is part of $5.1 billion in total funding.

Tishomingo, OK – Cameron University isn't the only higher education institution celebrating 100 years. In 1908, Murray State College was founded and still is running strong today. KCCU's David Meyer reports. This is the final part of a two part series.

Dallas, TX – Former President Bill Clinton is back on the campaign trail in Texas, lending his support to Democratic Senate candidate Rick Noriega.

Speaking last night before a crowd of about 2,000 supporters, Clinton highlighted Noriega's military service and work helping victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Taking on incumbent Republican Sen. John Cornyn hasn't been easy on Noriega, who's a Houston state House Democrat. Cornyn has raised and spent more money than Noriega and even made some headway in the typically Democratic Rio Grande Valley.

Tulsa, OK – Democrat Andrew Rice is stepping up calls for another debate against incumbent Republican Senator Jim Inhofe.

The two men spoke before the State Chamber in Tulsa yesterday.

Rice says he thinks Inhofe is scared to debate him.

Inhofe says not much would be accomplished in another debate.

Various polls have Rice behind by as many as 13 points.

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma Congressman Frank Lucas is defending a trip to the Galapagos Islands after the television show ``Inside Edition'' called it ``the trip of a lifetime on your dime.''

Lucas was among five members of the House Committee on Science and Technology who went to the islands in June.

He says they learned about climate change, ocean acidification, El Nino, maritime reserves protection and research funded by the National Science Foundation.

Lucas calls the trip a good use of resources to verify how U.S. taxpayer dollars are being spent.

Oklahoma City, OK – Slowing home sales and tighter credit markets have forced a prominent Oklahoma City home builder out of business and threatens another.

Bridgeport Development has shut down operations and Bridgeport officials Jim Meyer says he's working with lenders, subcontractors and suppliers to sell homes Bridgeport has on the market.

And homebuilder Brass Brick Homes has cut staff, reorganized and is working with lenders to restructure its debt.

Oklahoma City, OK – The sluggish economy will not slow Devon Energy's plans to erect its 54-story corporate headquarters in downtown Oklahoma City.

Devon's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Larry Nichols says work continues on the $750 million project, which would be the tallest building in Oklahoma.

Nichols says the company is working on final plans and getting approval for those now. It intends to start building the tower about a year from now.

Devon employees are now located in five buildings in the city.

Dallas, TX – DCondemned Texas prisoner Alvin Kelly says he's at peace with his likely execution tonight.

That's even though he insists he's innocent of a shooting rampage that left three members of an East Texas family dead, including a 22-month-old boy.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Kelly says ``As I stand before God, I'm innocent of this case.'' But he also says, ``I'm not saying this to save my life. My life is for God.''


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