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Oklahoma City incurs costs to defend panhandling ordinance

A trial is set in September in federal court on claims Oklahoma City's panhandling ordinance unconstitutionally abridges free...

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Controversy surrounds Oklahoma's medical marijuana THC limit

Oklahomans responded with an outcry when the Oklahoma State Department of Health proposed limiting THC in medical marijuana,...

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Oklahoma business groups donate to lawmakers who backed Step Up

Oklahoma's largest business groups gave money to state lawmakers who voted for the Step Up plan and other priorities, and some...

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Will voters elect more female senators?

In a state where only seven of 47 state senators are female, two women and seven men entered the District 30 primary. Both...

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Stitt, Cornett back Trump on immigration, split on tax bill

At their first face-off of the runoff campaign, the GOP gubernatorial candidates talked immigration, guns, tax bill and other...

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Oklahoma panhandling teacher returns 1 year later

She seeks contributions to buy classroom supplies so teachers don’t have to.

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Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers...

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Cornett, Stitt back Trump on immigration

At a Republican forum in Muskogee, the GOP gubernatorial candidates say the nation needs secure borders and express support for...

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Q&A: Reporters field reader questions about cannabis

The Oklahoman's DIG Team fielded reader questions about cannabis on Friday.

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Americans can legally download 3-D printed guns starting next month

Gun-rights activists have reached a settlement with the government that will allow them to post 3-D printable gun plans online...

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Poll: Should smokable forms of medical marijuana be banned?

Take our poll: Should smokable forms of medical marijuana be banned?

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Pharmacy board head allegedly offered official a job to sway marijuana rules

The lawyer for a former state official accused of sending threatening messages to herself over medical marijuana regulations...

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8 notable moments in Oklahoma's medical marijuana saga

It's been a crazy couple of weeks since Oklahomans voted "yes" for medical marijuana. Here are 8 notable moments since the...

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Some regulations may have exceeded board's authority

Several rules, including requiring dispensaries to hire a pharmacist and limiting the level of THC in marijuana products,...

Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

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A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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What Oklahoma congressmen think of Trump's remarks on Russia

Much of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation has been critical of President Donald Trump’s verbal attacks on NATO and embrace of...

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City council endorses plan to sell Santa Fe parking garage

The Oklahoma City Council agreed Tuesday on a plan to sell the largest of the downtown municipal parking structures, the...

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Trade Talk: Oklahoma insurers soon must cover the latest technology for detecting breast cancer

Trade Talk: Oklahoma insurers soon must cover the latest technology for detecting breast cancer

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Former Health agency's top attorney charged after OSBI determines she sent threats to herself

Julie Ezell resigned as the Oklahoma State Health Department's general counsel and has confessed to sending threats to herself.

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Could the next president be from Oklahoma?

Many know her as a senator from Massachusetts. But she's someone who was born and grew up in Oklahoma City "on the ragged edge...

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'Serial Immigration Violator' Charged With Seven Felony Counts In Chainsaw Attack

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA/AP) – A “serial immigration violator” accused of attacking his wife with a chainsaw in front of their...

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Police officers suspended for alleged 'white power' hand symbol in post-arrest photo

Four officers from the Jasper Police Department have been suspended after making and upside-down "OK" sign with their hands in...

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New 'right to try' law may give terminally ill more treatment options

New 'right to try' law may give terminally ill more treatment options Q: What is the “Right to Try” law and why is its passage...

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Oklahoma official wants to limit single-use plastic bags

A municipal official in central Oklahoma is exploring ways to limit single-use plastic bags, similar to proposals in other...

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Adult film star Stormy Daniels to perform in Oklahoma in August

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is scheduled to perform two shows next month at Night Trips, a club near 40th...

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Lankford: It is a fact that Russians hacked U.S. presidential campaign

Read Sen. James Lankford's statement on the president's meeting with Vladimir Putin.

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Oklahoma AG assembles team of lawyers over marijuana rules

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general says he's assigning a team of lawyers to advise him on matters surrounding the...

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Oklahoma State Rep. Claudia Griffith dies at age 67

State Rep. Claudia Griffith, D-Norman, has died, her colleagues announced Saturday. She was 67. The former PTA president and...

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Trump-Putin summit opens without talk of election meddling

HELSINKI (AP) — With a wink and a slouch, respectively, President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin opened their...

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Testing more than 7,000 unsubmitted rape kits in Oklahoma could cost $9.5M+

Testing more than 7,000 untested rape kits that have been identified in Oklahoma could potentially cost anywhere from $9.5...

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Gubernatorial candidates criticize health board's medical marijuana rules

Candidates from Democratic, Republican and Libertarian parties criticize the state health board and governor over pot rules.

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William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Schools unsure impact of medical marijuana law

As Oklahoma prepares for a medical marijuana program that is still being developed, school leaders across the state have raised...

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Only 20,000 more signatures needed for recreational marijuana petition, organizers say

The number of signatures in support of State Question 797 rose by more than 20,000 in the last week, according to the group's...

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Facebook won't ban Infowars in its fake-news purge — but why?

John Hegeman, the head of Facebook's News Feed, reportedly responded that Facebook did not "take down false news."

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Cornett said at a Republican forum in May that he would sign legislation banning all abortions except in the cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the...

GOP candidates for governor say they would support anti-abortion legislation, even if it would clearly violate U.S. Supreme...

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State's oldest inmates: 'We’re too old to continue committing crimes'

When Donald Vaughan went to prison for murder, he was 19 years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, Marilyn Monroe was a...

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Uncertainty remains on medical marijuana implementation

Two weeks after Oklahoma voters agreed to legalize medical marijuana numerous questions remain over how it will be implemented.

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Attorney general cautions OKC about filing own opioid lawsuit

The Oklahoma City Council will be taking a major gamble if it decides to opt out of the state's lawsuit against opioid...

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Fallin: Freezes on hiring, pay hikes, travel to remain in effect for state employees

Gov. Mary Fallin doesn't plan to revisit her executive orders meant to trim state spending.

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Lawsuit alleges secret meetings before Board of Health's Rx pot vote

The lawsuit, filed in Oklahoma County by Green the Vote, was one of two against the Oklahoma State Department of Health related...

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First lawsuit filed over Oklahoma medical marijuana

A pro-marijuana group claims five members of the state Board of Health violated open-government laws by meeting behind closed...

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Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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Political State: Marijuana rules create political storm

This week the Political State crew discusses new medical marijuana rules set by the state Board of Health and the political...

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12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

The Justice Department announced charges Friday against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016...

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Board broke tradition in setting Rx pot rules, author unknown

Two major changes to the state’s medical marijuana framework were authored, voted on and approved with no public knowledge of...

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House, Senate leadership form medical marijuana 'working group'

Oklahoma House, Senate leadership agree to a "working group," but omit talk of special session.

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Dems introduce bill to eliminate ICE, shift duties elsewhere

A group of liberal House Democrats on Thursday introduced legislation to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...

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Porn star Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

Porn star Stormy Daniels has been arrested at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio, on allegations that she touched undercover police...

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DNA tests, criminal charges complicate effort to reunite illegal immigrant families

The federal government has caught at least five adults whose claims to be parents of illegal immigrant children were disproven...

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Stitt says state doesn't need former Oklahoma City mayor as governor

Tulsan Kevin Stitt says he can win in former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett's backyard and questions how much influence...

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Downtown parking makeover on tap

Documents obtained Wednesday by The Oklahoman show Continental Resources and BancFirst are set to pay $22.5 million for the...

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Politics of medical marijuana rules could alter agencies' powers

Lawmakers have already begun limiting the independence of some agencies.

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#ThrowbackThursday: Women focus on Ila Huff's 1944 campaign

State Rep. Ila Huff had an entourage of women who quit their jobs and left their husbands "temporarily" in 1944 to work on her...

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John O'Connor, an Oklahoma judicial nominee, faces questions about Tulsa men's club

Tulsa attorney John O’Connor, who is being considered for a federal judgeship that would span all of Oklahoma, faced few...

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Governor approves controversial medical marijuana rules

Gov. Mary Fallin approved the rules a day after the Board of Health adopted them.

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Dispensaries must hire pharmacists

The Oklahoma State Department of Health voted to ban sales of smokeable forms of medical marijuana and to require dispensaries...

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New fiscal year begins with strong sales tax results for Oklahoma City

Busy streets, busy shops, and the hustle and bustle of metro area commerce are no illusion, judging from Oklahoma City's latest...

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Dover to seek OKC Ward 2 council seat

Mike Dover, a member of the MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board and longtime community volunteer, said this week he would seek the...

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Here's an answer on how the price of oil might impact drilling in Oklahoma.

Participants in the June edition of the energy chat on NewsOK.com had questions about future tax issues, how steel tariffs...

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With medical marijuana on the books, will Oklahoma go recreational?

The petition to put a constitutional question before voters has gathered more than 80,000 signatures.

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Trump picks Kavanaugh, a GOP favorite, for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the...

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Proposals would ban sale of smokeable products

A coalition of medical groups, including several that opposed the ballot question that legalized medical marijuana in Oklahoma,...

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Doctors, pharmacists propose ban on smoking medical pot

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of medical professionals that opposed a medical marijuana state question approved by voters last...

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Twitter 'shuts millions of fake accounts'

The suspensions and shutdowns were part of a concerted effort by Twitter to clear up the platform, said the paper. Many of the...

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Federal pay prevents Oklahoma City VA from filling some doctor positions

There are 21 job openings at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center and many of them may never be filled.

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#OKC Boxscore, a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Number of runoffs statewide may be unprecedented

The House of Representatives alone has 29 runoffs, of which 10 involve incumbents, all Republicans.

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EPA wants to remove lead from a Superfund site in Bristow to protect its workers

Lead contamination at a former Creek County oil refinery is so extensive the Environmental Protection Agency says it must...

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Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the...

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Politics links runoff elections, medical marijuana advocacy

Medical marijuana has broad support in most of the primary runoff elections featuring incumbent lawmakers.

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Dale Denwalt: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, July 8, 2018

Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, July 8, 2018

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Oklahoma AG candidate called hypocritical

Gentner Drummond tried to help lobbyist get job last year.

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Vance AFB prepares for boost in pilot training

An increase of more than 100 student pilots is expected at Vance Air Force Base in Enid in the coming years, reversing years of...

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Trump: NFL players staying in the locker room during the national anthem is worse than kneeling

“I think in many respects, that’s worse. Isn’t that worse than not standing? I think that’s worse,” Trump said during a rally...

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Trump: If 'Pocahontas' Warren is in 2020 Race, I'll Give $1M to Her Favorite Charity to Take DNA Test

President Donald Trump said that if Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is in a 2020 presidential debate against...

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Supporters of cannabis issue-only session want higher fees, more inspections

The medical marijuana industry in Oklahoma doubled down on its call for lawmakers to return to the Capitol

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Moore's SW 34th Street to get bridge over I-35

MOORE — The Oklahoma Transportation Commission has awarded an $11.3 million project to build a SW 34th Street bridge over...

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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for July 6, 2018

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for July 6, 2018.

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A black lawmaker was campaigning door to door in her district. A constituent called 911

Such false-alarm emergency calls over nonemergency incidents, some of which have been captured on video, have raised questions...

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Scott Pruitt resigns as EPA administrator under weight of controversies

The former Oklahoma attorney general who parlayed an anti-Environmental Protection Agency crusade into an appointment as EPA...

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Texas teenager attacked on video for wearing Make America Great Again hat

A 16-year-old boy has been verbally abused and assaulted at a restaurant for wearing one of Donald Trump’s trademark...

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State continues to report record revenue

Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller reported that all state collections were up more than $1 billion over the past year.

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OKC Council approves whitewater park agreement

The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday approved a $2 million deal negotiated with the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation to...

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Maxine Waters: 'If you shoot at me, you better shoot straight'

Rep. Maxine Waters said those who want to harm her had better "shoot straight because there’s nothing like a wounded animal."

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Scared of her hair: Iran's movement against forced hijab goes viral

"They are scared of my hair. They are scared of my voice. They are scared of my body. Me, as a woman, can scare the whole regime."

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Pruitt calls reports he asked for AG job 'simply false'

Scott Pruitt directly appealed to President Donald Trump this spring to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions and let him run the...

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Authorities investigate 2 separate Oklahoma police shootings

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in Oklahoma were investigating two separate police shootings Tuesday, including one in which a...

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Oklahoma City pushes zoning dispute with sex shop

Code enforcement officers said they were acting on a complaint when they notified two Oklahoma City businessmen that their Adam...

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Medical cannabis industry asks for special session over Fallin's dismissal

Oklahoma's burgeoning medical cannabis industry appeals to Gov. Mary Fallin for a special session.

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With deadline looming, anti-tax group abandons petition effort

Tom Coburn says the deadline was too close for Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite! to restart the petition process for repealing tax...

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Former Malaysian premier Najib to be charged Wednesday in graft probe

Malaysian anti-corruption agents arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday following a probe into how money went...

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Whistleblower: EPA's Pruitt kept secret calendar to hide meetings

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and his aides have kept "secret" calendars and schedules to overtly hide controversial meetings...

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Oklahoma's school plan receives federal approval

Oklahoma's consolidated public school plan has received final approval from the U.S. Department of Education, a required...

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New Oklahoma tax rates in effect

A number of tax increases went into effect over the weekend, including higher rates on gasoline and diesel fuel.

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State may give speech pathologists $5,000 bonus for first time in two years

The state Department of Education news release noted that the appropriation was dependent on the approval of state budget...

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Anti-tax group abandons referendum petition effort

Tom Coburn says Oklahoma Supreme Court did not leave enough time for Oklahoma Taxpayers Unite! to file a new petition and...

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September trial set in challenge to Oklahoma City panhandling ordinance

A trial is set in September on the legal challenge to an Oklahoma City ordinance originally aimed at restricting the activities...

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The Oklahoman's weekly civic news summary.

The Oklahoman's weekly civic news summary.

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Pittman says she would promote state diversity as lieutenant governor

In election notes, state Sen. Anastasia Pittman embraces election history. Republicans begin attack on Drew Edmondson.

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Opinions differ on what medical marijuana regulations should include

The medical marijuana election is over, but jousting continues over the shape of proposed regulations. Some would like to see...

Cleanup to resume at former oil refinery site near Duncan, Oklahoma

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On a sweltering midsummer evening last week, 80 people gathered at a school gymnasium in this southern Oklahoma town to talk about the air.

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Time to check politicians' voting records

Campaign promises can be easily forgotten by both the candidate and the public, but there are many resources to find where...

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Help wanted: new Medical Marijuana Authority

A job posting appeared Wednesday for the director of Oklahoma's new medical marijuana bureaucracy.

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Contamination found at second Eagle Industries site in Midwest City

Environmental investigators have discovered cancer-causing chemicals in groundwater below property that once belonged to Eagle...

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Congressional candidate Tom Guild on sign stealing: 'It might have been frustration, it might have been fatigue. I don’t know'

“I’m a human being, I’m not perfect, I make mistakes and that was a mistake at a particularly bad time, less than 24 hours...

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Compared to 2016, even more teachers on the ballot

Nearly 30 teachers won a primary election last week, setting up a November general election when education will remain a...

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Fallin: No special session needed

Gov. Mary Fallin said Friday she would not call a special session on medical marijuana.

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Cooper to seek Ward 2 seat on Oklahoma City Council

James Cooper, a public school teacher and transit authority trustee, said Thursday he would run for the Ward 2 seat on the...

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Political State: Primary election recap

Oklahoma witnessed a historic primary election this week and the Political State crew breakdowns the results and what it means...

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No special session needed for medical marijuana, Fallin says

Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday said the Legislature will not return for a special session on medical marijuana.

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Treasury, IRS reveal a postcard-size form to file your taxes next year

The Treasury Department said Friday that individual taxpayers would be able to use a postcard to file their returns for the...

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California lawmakers approve data-privacy bill opposed by Silicon...

California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday signed data privacy legislation aimed at giving consumers more control over how...

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Special session may not be needed for medical marijuana regulations

The state Health Department is responsible for setting rules on medical marijuana.

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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for June 29, 2018

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for June 29, 2018.

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Advisory committee OKs reimbursement for whitewater park costs

An advisory board on Thursday recommended the city council reimburse the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation for $759,600 in...

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College costs going up at all but 4 schools

Tuition and mandatory fees will go up an average $224 next academic year for full-time undergraduate students at Oklahoma's 25...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court rules insurer is owed millions

An Oklahoma Supreme Court decision entitles one insurance company to more than $10 million in state rebates, and could cost the...

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Q&A with Ally Glavas: New Facebook authorization process may deter businesses from weighing in on political issues

Q&A with Ally Glavas: New Facebook authorization process may deter businesses from weighing in on political issues

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Rep. Maxine Waters cancels events after ‘very serious death threat’

Rep. Maxine Waters, whose call for public protests of Trump administration officials has triggered a debate over civility in...

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First candidate for open Ward 2 council seat is a teacher in Oklahoma City Public Schools

Cooper is making his second bid to represent Ward 2, which includes close-in urban neighborhoods as well as suburban sections...

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Guns or medical marijuana? Current law would require Oklahomans to choose between the two.

Guns or medical marijuana? Thousands of Oklahomans will be forced to choose between the two to avoid committing a felony,...

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Will abortion factor in gubernatorial race with possible court shift?

Abortion could become an central topic in this year's race for governor, especially between the two remaining Republican...

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Oklahoma County commissioner races: Calvey wins GOP primary, top Democrats head to runoff

Republicans selected a nominee for Oklahoma County District 3 commissioner in Tuesday's primary, while the top two Democratic...

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Cornett's big margins in Oklahoma City metro area fuel top finish in GOP primary

In topping the GOP field for governor, Cornett won big in his own backyard.

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Faculty pay raises require higher student costs

Several presidents of the state's 25 public colleges and universities are seeking an increase in tuition and fees to fund a pay...

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Q&A: Can workers with medical licenses be fired for drug tests?

Q&A with Charlie Plumb: Possession, use of marijuana at work still prohibited, regardless of Tuesday's vote

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Pittman wins Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor

The margin in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor was razor thin, according to unofficial results that show Pittman...

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When can I get my medical marijuana?

Information that patients, growers and sellers need to apply for medical marijuana licenses will be available online by July...

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Did Republicans punish legislators who voted against tax hikes?

Of the 19 House lawmakers who voted against the tax hike, nine were either defeated Tuesday or could be sent home after a...

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Soaking it in: Oklahoma's last dry counties go wet

Voters in all of Oklahoma's remaining “dry” counties voted to go wet Tuesday, or did they? Beaver County is one of 14 counties...

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How would medical marijuana work in Oklahoma? Proposed rules offer hints

A few things would be out under proposed rules to regulate medical marijuana in Oklahoma, including dispensaries near schools,...

In one OKC neighborhood, how much hip is too much?

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As area around NW 23 in OKC as revived, some residents weary of noise and traffic

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Butch Freeman leads Republican nomination for Oklahoma County treasurer

Incumbent Forrest "Butch" Freeman won the race for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma County treasurer Tuesday.

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Five numbers to know from the Oklahoma primaries

The election results are today's water cooler talk, so here are five numbers you should know to keep the post-election analysis...

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Byrd, Prater set for runoff after Republican primary for state auditor

Cindy Byrd and Charlie Prater were poised for a runoff for state auditor and inspector in Tuesday's primary.

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Moscow and Washington strike deal to hold Putin-Trump summit

Moscow and Washington have struck a deal to hold a summit soon between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President...

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Woman resigns as CEO of company after backlash from calling police on girl selling water

STUDIO CITY, Calif. — The woman dubbed "Permit Patty" for threatening to call police on an 8-year-old black girl...

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Merle Haggard would have been stunned

Country music legend Merle Haggard would have been amazed. Soon not only are there likely to be Okies smoking marijuana in...

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Supreme Court rules non-union workers cannot be forced to pay fees to public sector unions

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that non-union workers cannot be forced to pay fees to public sector unions. "Compelling...

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Election recap: Medical marijuana passes, runoff after runoff and more

Oklahomans took the polls Tuesday where they voted "yes" to medical marijuana, showed the door to some House lawmakers and more.

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Two GOP candidates go to runoff primary for Oklahoma labor commissioner

Cathy Costello will face state Rep. Leslie Osborn in the runoff Republican Primary election for labor commissioner Aug. 28....

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Oklahoma artist Harvey Pratt selected to design National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Harvey Pratt, a Cheyenne and Arapaho artist based in Guthrie, was named Tuesday the winner of the National Native American...

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Murphy, Pinnell headed to runoff in lieutenant governor's race

Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy led former GOP officer Matt Pinnell by 10 points but didn't get over 50 percent to avoid...

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District attorney races feature little competition

Oklahoma district attorney races feature little competition

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Corporation Commissioner Bob Anthony must survive a runoff before seeing what Democrat he'll face in the November general election.

Voters got to pick their favorite candidates in the Republican and Democratic primaries for a seat on the Oklahoma Corporation...

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Poland to scrap Holocaust law jail threat

When Poland made it a criminal offence this year to accuse it of complicity in Nazi war crimes, there was an outcry in Europe,...

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U.S., Russian officials discuss sanctions, Russian gas pipeline plans

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Moscow's plan to expand its...

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Oklahoma AG race headed for runoff

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter and his chief challenger, Gentner Drummond, are headed for a runoff.

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Former OKC Mayor Mick Cornett to face Tulsa's Kevin Stitt in runoff

Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt advanced to a runoff on Tuesday for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, while Democrat Drew...

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Mulready wins insurance commissioner primary

Glen Mulready defeated Donald Chasteen 55 percent to 45 percent, winning the Republican primary for Oklahoma State Insurance...

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Oklahoma County district judge defeated in primary election

District Judge Howard Haralson was defeated Tuesday in the primary election for the Office 3 seat in western Oklahoma County....

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GOP voters choose county assessor candidate

Republicans elected Larry Stein to run for Oklahoma County assessor seat in November in a two-man primary Tuesday night. Stein...

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Calvey wins GOP nomination for District 3 Oklahoma County commission seat

Republican Kevin Calvey edged Rick Buchanan in Tuesday night's primary. The next commissioner will succeed Ray Vaughn as the...

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Democrats Blumert, McAffrey headed for runoff in Oklahoma County commissioner primary

Reeves wins GOP nomination in District 1, while Calvey wins race for GOP nomination in District 3.

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Todd Gibson sweeps Republican sheriff's primary in Cleveland County

Todd Gibson — the interim sheriff of Cleveland County — won the Republican primary for sheriff by a landslide on Tuesday.

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Democrats Blumert, McAffrey headed for runoff in Oklahoma County District 1 commissioner race

Carrie Blumert and Al McAffrey will face each other in the Aug. 28 runoff in the race for the Democratic nomination for...

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Voters show the door to Oklahoma House lawmakers

Five Oklahoma House lawmakers lost their jobs in Tuesday's primary election.

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Democratic congressional field narrows to Kendra Horn and Tom Guild in Oklahoma City district

Area Democrats winnowed their crowded six-person congressional field Tuesday night, setting the stage for an August runoff to...

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Incumbent senator falls in OKC primary

Incumbent Sen. Ervin Yen, R-Oklahoma, was losing his reelection bid late Tuesday, trailing challenger Joe Howell in the Senate...

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Voters encounter some glitches at the polls

Voters encounter some glitches at the polls

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View Tuesday's election results

Below are the updated results for some of the key elections on Tuesday. For complete list of all the statewide results, visit...

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Court upholds Trump travel ban, rejects discrimination claim

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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Congressional candidate Tom Guild admits to removing opponent's signs from intersection

Democratic congressional candidate Tom Guild admitted Monday to removing some of his opponent's signs from a major intersection.

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Chicago Bar Bans 'Make America Great Again' Hats

A Chicago bar has decided to ban Make America Great Again hats inside its establishment in an effort to maintain what it calls...

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Heavy turnout possible as Oklahomans vote on marijuana, governor

Marijuana is the big draw, but Oklahomans have been showing a lot more interest in state races this year compared to 2014.

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Task force works to finalize recommendations for rape kit reform

A task force that has been leading efforts to reform how Oklahoma handles rape kits has nearly finalized its recommendations....

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Wildfire disaster relief gains approval

In the wake of wildfires this year, FEMA has approved the governor's request for a disaster declaration.

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State suffers setback in lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

An Oklahoma City federal judge on Monday once again rejected an emergency request by the state to expedite court proceedings on...

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James Lankford and pro-medical marijuana group bicker over biblical quotes

The debate over medical marijuana in Oklahoma wound along the usual avenues of political discourse for months before detouring...

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Trump approves disaster declaration after Oklahoma fires

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved Oklahoma's request for a disaster designation after wildfires scorched...

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Two Republicans face off in Insurance Commissioner primary

Tuesday's primary election features two Republican candidates for Oklahoma State Insurance Commissioner vying for the right to...

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More Oklahoma candidates are female, but numbers still low

Although a woman has occupied the most powerful office in the state since 2010, women candidates are still a fairly rare...

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State website aims to help you find your polling place and other election-related information.

State website aims to help you find your polling place and other election-related information.

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Two men will face off for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma County treasurer

Two men, incumbent Forrest "Butch" Freeman and Daren Ward, will face off for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma County...

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GOP to choose county assessor nominee

Two Republicans are seeking their party's nomination in the race for Oklahoma County assessor, the office long held by Leonard...

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Four Democrats, two Republicans seek District 1 seat

Four Democrats and two Republicans are on Tuesday's primary ballot in the race to succeed retiring Oklahoma County District 1...

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Cleveland County to select Republican sheriff's candidate

Voters in Cleveland County will decide on Tuesday who will advance as the Republican candidate for sheriff after Joe Lester...

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Rape kits task force working to finalize recommendations

Now that more than 7,000 untested rape kits have been identified in Oklahoma, a task force that's working to make...

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, June 25, 2018

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Wind group buying ads in support of 15 candidates

American Wind Action paid for independent radio and digital ads in support of 15 legislative candidates. The primary election...

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Republicans square off to succeed Vaughn in Oklahoma County District 3

The race to succeed Ray Vaughn as District 3 commissioner in Oklahoma County is between Vaughn's chief deputy, Rick Buchanan of...

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Recap: The Oklahoman's June 24, 2018 primary pre-election coverage

Recap: The Oklahoman's June 24, 2018 primary pre-election coverage

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Crowded field of 5th congressional district Democrats makes its final preparations before Tuesday's primary

As Tuesday’s six-person Democratic primary nears, candidates are racing to knock doors, post signs, air advertisements, visit...

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Medical marijuana, dozens of political races await voters' decisions

Oklahomans set to vote on medical marijuana, gubernatorial candidates and a raft of other races.

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Senate primaries include OKC seat eyed by Democrats to flip

Two women are squaring off in Tuesday's Democratic primary in Senate District 40, a northwest Oklahoma City district that...

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Democrats will choose nominee for governor, while Republicans are expected to narrow large field to two

In gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday, Democrats will choose between two candidates, while Republicans are expected to send two...

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Republican candidates for state auditor and inspector trade jabs

In the week leading up to the primary election, candidates seeking the Republican nomination for state auditor and inspector...

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Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, June 24, 2018

Dale Denwalt: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Two candidates for Oklahoma attorney general stand by going negative in the campaign

The primary election is Tuesday. In the attorney general race, incumbent Mike Hunter and two opponents will be on the...

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Candidates for lieutenant governor may be among last to run separately

As the state prepares to vote on an initiative for a gubernatorial ticket, the candidates for lieutenant governor this year...

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House campaigns are weathering attacks ahead of primary election

Several Oklahoma House of Representatives campaigns are weathering attacks ahead of Tuesday's election

From despair to hope: One woman's journey through mental illness

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MUSKOGEE — After two years of hearing voices, Mary Hicks became convinced she needed to kill herself to save her children. She failed. Sometimes failure can be a good thing. In Hicks' case, failure meant that she finally got treatment for...

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Medical marijuana ballot issue faces Oklahoma voters

After weeks of listening to divisive arguments and evaluating conflicting information, Oklahoma voters will finally have their...

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One of these people will be Oklahoma’s next labor commissioner

A state representative, the widow of a former labor commissioner and a 30-year-old engineer are among six candidates running...

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Oklahomans turn out on second day of early voting

As of 5 p.m. Friday, at least 34,587 Oklahomans had cast ballots so far during the first two days of early voting. Registered...

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Millions being spent on Oklahoma AG race

The primary election is Tuesday.

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There is no shortage of candidates in the primaries for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

Voters will be able to choose their favorites in Democratic and Republican primary races when they go to the polls on June 26....

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Passenger rail concept leaves the station with this proposals request.

A project years in the making to restore passenger rail service between the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas is...

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Stitt rallies volunteers to get out the vote

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt urges Oklahoma City volunteers to get out the vote on Tuesday.

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Anti-tax group weighs options after Supreme Court tosses petition

A group working to repeal the tax hikes passed in March is dealt a major setback by Oklahoma Supreme Court, which found its...

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State agency distributes $7.1 million to schools

The Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office have tapped a stabilization fund to give most schools more than $7 million.

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Only a handful of district attorney races contested

Only a handful of district attorney races contested

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Legal Counsel: Oklahoma implements Medicaid work requirements

Legal Counsel: Oklahoma implements Medicaid work requirements

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The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother, father says

The widely shared photo of the little girl crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent patted down her mother became a symbol of...

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Immigration hands area Democrats a political gift and prompts Steve Russell to slam 'xenophobic and knee-jerk policies'

Images from the southern border have grabbed the nation’s attention, giving Democrats challenging incumbent Republicans a...

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State's battle against opioids lauded in news conference

Doctors and the sister of an opioid overdose victim spoke Thursday about the push to end Oklahoma's opioid addiction.

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Oklahomans turn out for first day of early voting

Charles Tate typically votes with his wife on Election Day. He likes to bring his children, ages 3 and 5, so the kids can learn...

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Cornett says he'll take lessons from city government to state Capitol

On his final tour before the gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday, former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett is pledging to take...

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A proposal to carry power from the Panhandle to the Tulsa area is continuing to encounter resistance

The community of Bixby on Tulsa's south side wants an opportunity to be heard when it comes to where Public Service Co. of...

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American, Frontier, Southwest and United airlines refuse to transport immigrant children separated from parents for government

American, Frontier, Southwest and United airlines each refused Wednesday to fly immigrant children separated from...

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Pot advocate sues sheriff over removal from forum

Charles "Chip" Paul alleges Sheriff Scott Walton assaulted and battered him during a forum earlier this week.Video: Medical...

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Political State: Primary preview

Dale, Justin and Ben discuss the upcoming Oklahoma primary. Plus, Bud Scott, executive director of New Health Solutions...

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Sen. Inhofe defends Scott Pruitt after talk

The Oklahoma senator, who last week said it might be time for the Environmental Protection Agency administrator to leave,...

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Mexican mother separated from girl with Down syndrome was detained in smuggling case, officials say

McALLEN — A Mexican immigrant separated from her 10-year-old daughter with Down syndrome is being detained as a witness in a...

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Supreme Court rules states can force online retailers to collect sales tax

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical...

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Early voting for Tuesday's election starts Thursday

Voters can begin voting early on Thursday. Here's some things you might need to know.

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Lamb stresses experience in closing argument for primary

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb launches a statewide tour and new ad to argue that his experience makes him the best choice for governor.

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Voting for medical marijuana, party primaries starting

All Oklahoma voters can head to their county election boards Thursday to vote in the primary election, which includes a...

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Attorneys warn judge that hundreds of Oklahomans could die while opioids lawsuit languishes.

Citing daily Oklahoma opioid overdose deaths, attorneys representing the state Wednesday passionately implored an Oklahoma City...

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Scientists discover a new ancient species and name it after President Obama

SALT LAKE CITY — Add another animal onto the list of things named after former President Barack Obama. Researchers from the...

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Pikepass system back online, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority says

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority's computer systems went down last week, leaving customers without a way to access the Pikepass...

Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

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Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences trains, places and supports physicians in rural area where the shortage can have deadly consequences.

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Governor anticipates special session if voters approve medical marijuana

Gov. Mary Fallin intends to call a special session to develop legislation for the practical implementation of new medical...

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Child abuse prevention programs to come back online in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health ended the grants in October, as financial problems loomed. Interim Commissioner Tom...

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Carbon sequestration work is getting embraced by Gov. Fallin.

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin announced Tuesday that Oklahoma is joining a task force involving governors from other states that...

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Alabama musician's shows cancelled after he 'volunteers' on Facebook to 'shoot' immigrants

Birmingham musician Phillip McCain has brought on the wrath of social media users who are upset about an expletive-laced...

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Summer won't seem as hot for OG&E customers

Members of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission unanimously approved a rate adjustment involving Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co....

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Video: Medical marijuana advocate forcefully removed from public forum

The co-founder of the organization that successfully petitioned to add medical marijuana to next week's primary ballot was...

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White nationalist Jared Taylor can sue Twitter for banning him, judge rules

Jared Taylor, founder of white nationalist publication American Renaissance, can proceed with a lawsuit against Twitter. Taylor...

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EPA approves Oklahoma's first-in-the-nation plan to regulate coal ash

Oklahoma will be the first state in the nation to oversee coal ash disposal, the Environmental Protection Agency announced...

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Religious leaders criticize use of Scripture to justify immigration policy

Religious leaders criticize use of Scripture to justify immigration policy

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Gubernatorial race crosses $11 million mark as candidates spend heavily

Leading Republican gubernatorial candidates were running low on funds after heavy spending on advertising in last few months.

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Oklahoma could face another revenue failure, budget shortfall

If the court allows State Question 799 on the ballot, Oklahoma would immediately lose access to hundreds of millions of dollars...

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Protesters tell James Lankford to oppose separations at the border. He says he does

Each morning, Shanna Allen scrolls her phone’s contacts and calls the number she has jokingly listed as “BFF Senator Lankford”...

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Effort to expedite venue decision in opioids case rejected by federal judge

An Oklahoma City federal judge has rejected an emergency request from the state to speed up legal arguments over whether...

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Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking classified data, child porn offenses

U.S. federal prosecutors on Monday charged a former CIA employee with allegedly leaking classified national defense...

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‘Gender-specific’ words Australian university students can’t use

IN A push towards being more gender inclusive, a number of universities across Australia have published guidelines that warn...

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Transatlantic relationship at risk, says Nato chief

The head of Nato has warned that the deep divisions between the US under Donald Trump and its European allies are not going...

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Political State: Countdown to the primaries

Chris, Dale and Ben discuss the coming primary elections and a state question added for later this year.

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Kaliningrad photos appear to show Russia upgrading nuclear weapons bunker

Russia appears to have upgraded a nuclear weapons storage bunker in its Kaliningrad enclave, in the latest sign of Moscow’s...

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Oklahoma AG candidate Gentner Drummond, law firm accused of negligence over handling of probate case

Widow accuses AG candidate Gentner Drummond and his law firm of negligence and is asking for the return of $20,000.

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, June 18, 2018

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Vote early, starting Thursday

Oklahomans can cast their ballots starting Thursday

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Wind group leader gets out of testifying before Oklahoma grand jury

Texas judge ruled Jeff Clark, president of The Wind Coalition, and George Shipley, a political consultant, did not have to appear.

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Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, June 17, 2018

Dale Denwalt: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, June 17, 2018

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DACA recipients living through political tug of war

Last week, Democrats and some Republicans in the House had attempted to force a vote on a bill that would provide a path for...

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Oklahoma gubernatorial candidates split by party on expanding Medicaid

Whether the next governor will seek to expand Medicaid, the health care program for the poor, depends on the political party.

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Oklahoma's Medicaid work requirements criticized

The Center for Budget and Policy Priorities says people could face a Catch-22 when it comes to keeping coverage and following...

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Stitt loans another $606,000 to GOP gubernatorial campaign

GOP gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt adds more of his own money to race as he makes final push to June 26 primary.

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Edmond Chamber hosts lieutenant governor candidate meet and greet on Monday

A lieutenant governor candidate meet and greet event is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday at the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce,...

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Beer from Dust Bowl coming to Oklahoma

Dust Bowl Brewing Co., based in Turlock, California, is beginning distribution within Oklahoma.

Complaints in OKC about homelessness have skyrocketed

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The recent building boom in downtown Oklahoma City has exposed those who took shelter in a previously overlooked part of town.

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Eye care state question will be on ballot

State Question 793, which would allow eye care facilities inside retail stores, has enough signatures to appear on the ballot...

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Tempers flare during heated exchange between rape kit task force members

Tempers flared during a heated exchange Thursday between Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater and a rape survivor,...

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Attorney general upset over effort to move opioid lawsuit to federal court

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter vowed Thursday to fight an effort by pharmaceutical companies to have a lawsuit against...

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Oklahoma justice clears hurdle in U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee advanced the nomination of Patrick Wyrick to the federal bench in western Oklahoma.

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Video: Mike Hunter discusses new developments in Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

See video Attorney General Mike Hunter's Thursday press conference.

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American Arrested in Vietnam as Police Crackdown on Protests

An American university student was among the dozens of protesters beaten and arrested in Vietnam this week during clashes...

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Poll: Will you vote for or against medical marijuana?

Poll: Will you vote for or against medical marijuana?

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Oklahoma lawmakers share personal stories in wake of celebrity suicides

Some state representatives posted personal stories on social media about depression after two celebrity suicides in one week.

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Down syndrome advocates attend Buddy Walk on Washington, visit congressional delegation

While in Washington, D.C., advocates from the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma met with legislators for the annual...

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Sarah Sanders could be leaving the White House

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah intend to leave the White House in the...

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Jim Inhofe criticizes Scott Pruitt, wants face-to-face meeting

Pruitt has been dogged by several allegations of ethical misconduct.

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Republican Attorneys General Assocation spending $400,000 on ad supporting Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter

Ad began airing Tuesday and will continue up to the primary election June 26.

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May deposit in state's general fund more than expected

Oklahoma's general revenue fund pulled in nearly 20 percent more than the May estimate.

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Chickasaw Nation candidate forum planned Friday in Purcell

The Purcell Chickasaw Community Council will host a candidate forum at 6 p.m. Friday in the Community Room at the Purcell...

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MAPS 3 advisory board member to run for OKC City Council

Nathaniel Harding said he is running "because everyone deserves to live, work, and raise their family in a safe, inclusive, and...

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Here's how medical marijuana might impact local businesses

Passage of the medical marijuana state question on the June 26 ballot would create risks for Oklahoma businesses, members of...

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Macedonia Gets New Name, Ending 27-Year Dispute With Greece

Ever since the Republic of Macedonia declared its independence in 1991, Greece has been fighting the country over its name....

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Corporation Commission candidate seeks transparency, public access

Editor's note: This article is the third installment in a series of articles about candidates running for Oklahoma Corporation...

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FBI agent who dropped gun while dancing charged with assault

DENVER (AP) — An off-duty FBI agent who investigators say accidentally fired a weapon that fell while he was dancing at a...

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George H.W. Bush becomes first U.S. president to reach 94 years of age

Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his birthday today — and it's a record setter.

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MAPS 3 advisory board member Nathaniel Harding says he is running for city council

Ward 6 will be an open seat, as Councilwoman Meg Salyer has announced she is retiring when her current term ends next year.

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Oklahoma prisoners get running water again after outage

More than 1,000 prisoners were without running water for more than a day at an Oklahoma prison.

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House District 43 race features candidate deployed in Middle East

Yukon candidate's wife uses FaceTime to connect voters to U.S. Air Force Reserve pilot deployed during campaign.

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Latest bitter exchange in Oklahoma AG race centers on how attorneys were chosen for opioid lawsuit

At issue is how outside attorneys were hired to help in the case now pending in Cleveland County District Court.

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Supreme Court justices hear arguments in challenges to tax repeal petition

Oklahoma Supreme Court justices seemed sympathetic on Monday to arguments that the petition being circulated to repeal tax...

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Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore for Trump-Kim summit

A prominent U.S. citizen has arrived in Singapore, tweeting he was ready for the "incredible success" that would come out...

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, June 11, 2018

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Oklahoma Supreme Court to hear arguments on tax repeal as group warns of teacher walkout

The Oklahoma Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Monday about challenges to tax repeal petition. One of the challengers...

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Gubernatorial candidate spouses hit the campaign trail in Oklahoma

With 14 men running for Oklahoma governor and only one woman, the female perspective will have to come from candidate wives.

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Oklahoma City sees strong finish to fiscal year as sales tax outpaces projections

Sales tax results for June capped a strong year for Oklahoma City's finances and the metro economy.

Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

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William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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A state Supreme Court justice's stock ownership draws more questions

Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Patrick Wyrick continues to face pointed questions about his ties to Devon Energy as his...

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Three legislators receive top pro-business scores

The RIED Report listed only Sen. Tom Dugger, R-Stillwater, Sen Ervin Yen, R-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Elise Hall, R-Oklahoma...

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Ukrainian scheme to kill Inhofe bill revealed by Mueller investigation

Documents released last week in the criminal case against Paul Manafort reveal efforts by unregistered Ukrainian lobbyists to...

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Most leading candidates for governor support the death penalty

As the state works to develop a new method of execution, candidates running for governor say they support the death penalty.

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Medical marijuana advocates rallied in Norman Saturday in support of State Question 788 which will be on the June 26 primary election ballot.

NORMAN — An enthusiastic group of about 70 medical marijuana supporters rallied Saturday at Andrews Park in Norman — touting...

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Oklahoma doesn't apply new drug laws to old crimes, but some want it changed

Inmates are asking for Oklahoma's new drug possession laws to be applied retroactively.

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Dale Denwalt: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, June 10, 2018

Dale Denwalt: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, June 10, 2018

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Free meals during summer are underused by students

Roughly 62 percent of students in Oklahoma qualify for free and reduced price meals during the school year, according to the...

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President might support pro-medical marijuana bill

The president said Friday he will probably support a bill that would prevent federal law enforcement from intervening in states...

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Oklahoma City sales tax surges more than 16 percent

Budget director says June results reflect momentum in metro economy.

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Oklahoma Ethics Commission raises fees to stay in operation

Oklahoma Ethics Commission increased registration fees because of worries it could run out of money next fiscal year.

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Lamb campaign revives 65 percent solution for education

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb is covering well-trod ground with his proposal to require more education money be directed to the classroom.

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Here’s what’s in store if one of these candidates is elected

Oklahoma GOP labor commissioner candidates debate

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Lamb all in for energy industry, while gubernatorial rivals offer varying levels of support

At an energy forum in Oklahoma City, Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb blasts the recent tax hike on production and vows to protect the...