Kate Carlton

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Recent Pieces from Kate Carlton

Caption: Take Shelter Oklahoma spent Fall 2013 gathering signatures for its initiative petition and State Question 767. The group fell short by more than 30,000., Credit: Kurt Gwartney

A Battle Of Words: School Shelter Hearing Goes To State Supreme Court (03:22)
From: KGOU

Take Shelter Oklahoma, a school shelter advocacy group, goes to the Oklahoma Supreme Court against Attorney General Scott Pruitt.
Caption: Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak speaks at a tax forum for tornado survivors., Credit: Kate Carlton

Taxing Times For Oklahoma Tornado Survivors (03:15)
From: KGOU

Tornado survivors look at how to deal with the upcoming tax season.
Caption: Tornado damaged classroom in the Tower Elementary school in Moore, Oklahoma. An F5 tornado struck the area on May 20th, causing widespread destruction., Credit: Andrea Booher/FEMA

Experts Say School Tornado Days Could Cause More Harm Than Good (03:24)
From: KGOU

Oklahoma meteorologists are questioning whether schools taking "tornado days" during sever weather season is really the best idea.
Caption: Governor Mary Fallin tours the Plaza Elementary School site days after the May 20 Moore tornado, Credit: The National Guard

Fallin Introduces Storm Shelter Plan Amid Lawsuit From Shelter Advocacy Group (03:18)
From: KGOU

Governor Mary Fallin recently came out in support of a plan to pay for school shelters across the state... 8 months after the May storms destroyed two schools and killed ...
Caption: Wildcare founder Rondi Large, Credit: Kate Carlton

Owls, Bobcats And Wildlife Rehab Centers Need Help After Tornadoes Too (03:35)
From: KGOU

Wildlife rehab center seeks help for first time ever following May tornadoes. What made this time different?
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Animal Welfare Groups Seek Clearer Chain Of Command After May Tornadoes (03:14)
From: KGOU

After the May storms in Oklahoma, nearly 850 pets were displaced. Of those, roughly 1/3 were never reunited with their original owners. The Oklahoma Tornado Project looks at ...
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Program Assists Plaza Towers, Briarwood Elementary Students Through Art Therapy (03:18)
From: KGOU

Art Feeds starts a 12-lesson plan at schools destroyed by May 2013 tornadoes
Caption: Lieutenant Briar Orr, Credit: Kate Carlton

"Timing Is Everything" For First Responder Mental Health During Disasters (02:58)
From: KGOU

This piece looks at the Oklahoma Highway Patrol's response to mental health trauma after the May 2013 tornadoes.
Caption: Katie Western as Swirl Girl and Rick Smith at the 2012 National Weather Festival, Credit: Kate Carlton

National Weather Center Aims To "Prepare, Respond, Restore" At 2013 Festival (03:35)
From: KGOU

The National Weather Center in Norman adjusts its annual weather festival in response to the state's May 2013 tornadoes.
Caption: Kim Rollins sits with some of the donated ornaments she has acquired over the past few weeks., Credit: Kate Carlton

Moore Resident Restores Christmas To Tornado Survivors (03:18)
From: KGOU

Moore, OK resident Kim Rollins collects and distributes Christmas ornaments for people who lost everything in the city's devastating May 20 tornado.