News Unplugged

Do you remember your old phone number from growing up? My childhood number was 9-1692 (before the days of prefixes and area codes). Chances are you can remember yours as well,...

As we approach Thanksgiving Day, most of us have plenty to be thankful for. But the fact is many people are hurting financially. 2012 has been another tough year. Jobs lost....

You may have seen the above ad in the Tulsa World or the billboards around the Tulsa metro. Two of the most popular television game shows ever are back on Channel...

  You know what it’s like to take something for granted until you don’t have it anymore? Michelle and I sure do. We took a short trip to Oregon recently to...

A word of caution for parents wanting the hippest names for their babies: chances are what’s popular at the time, won’t be decades later. And vice versa. More on that later....

It’s time for your fried food fix. The Tulsa State Fair is back. It’s 11 day run began on Thursday, and Kristin and I anchored our 4, 5 and 6 o’clock...

I had one of those “Just keep your mouth shut, Mark” moments today. I’m curious how you would have responded in a similar situation. I was in a hurry before work...

Did you hear? If you’re a married couple you’re a rare breed. Closer to becoming extinct. A dinosaur. For the first time, married couples have dropped below half of all American...

See that photo of the baby birds with beaks wide open, desperate for a meal? I took the picture this week on my back patio. Cute, isn’t it? Not to me....

What do you say to an 83-year-old woman who just lost everything. I could only utter “I’m sorry.” When we rolled into Joplin Monday morning to cover the tornado disaster, I...

I heard hysterical laughing coming from the traffic department at work this week. What was that all about? So I checked it out. The ladies were gathered around a computer screen...

I’m getting a late start on my taxes. And I’m being punished for that. By my cat. Every year I lay all my receipts, tax papers and documents into neat piles...