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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Gov. Stitt holds press conference

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'Let Hope Rise: Together In Prayer for Oklahoma' to be held Thursday night

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Listen to The Oklahoman's daily COVID-19 podcast

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Despite coronavirus, millions of workers can't stay home. Are they safe?

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: What businesses are essential?

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC issues revised emergency declaration

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US reaches 1,000 deaths in coronavirus crisis

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Two Grand Princess cruise passengers with coronavirus die; 103 have tested positive for COVID-19

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt announces 'safer-at-home' policy

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The US is confronting coronavirus without the CDC. It's 'like fighting with one hand tied behind your back,' ex-director says

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Watch live: White House addresses coronavirus outbreak

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Oklahoma coronavirus updates: Here's what we know

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: House legislator tests positive

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Some businesses, state buildings close

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Department of Labor tells states to limit information provided regarding unemployment

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt predicts thousands of COVID-19 cases

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City mayor commends state order that, while limited, broadens metro-area restrictions

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Two House employees test positive for COVID-19

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Trump to use wartime act to ease shortage of coronavirus test kits, FEMA says

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Coronavirus: White House provides latest COVID-19 update

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Democrats call on Stitt to close businesses, ban gatherings of more than 10 people

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Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021

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Oklahoma Corporation Commission closes offices to public until further notice

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Utilities and companies that provide Oklahomans with electricity, natural gas and some phone services are suspending disconnects,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State health department slow to let staff work from home

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: REAL ID deadline to be pushed back

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma County Court Clerk's Office limiting in-person filings, closing Edmond office

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Inhofe, Lankford say they would vote for $2 trillion aid bill

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Trump says he wants to ease up on coronavirus related shutdowns 'pretty soon' amid concerns about economy

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: City warns against flushing wipes

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 23, 2020

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State, federal candidates encouraged to file by mail

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Tulsa, Trump administration warn of upheaval in Creek case

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Watch live: Gov. Stitt gives latest update on COVID-19 in Oklahoma

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Vice President Mike Pence, wife test negative for COVID-19

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Stitt says mobile testing sites coming, as confirmed COVID-19 cases rise by 5

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Inhofe favors direct payments, says he now takes pandemic seriously

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nonprofits won't be left behind by Congress, Lankford says

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Senate to stay closed pending test results

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Watch live: White House addresses coronavirus outbreak

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Income tax filing deadline moved to July 15 from April 15

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Officials in state found to be hostile to records requests

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Stitt anticipates tapping Rainy Day Fund as possible revenue shortfall looms

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Super Tuesday: Oklahomans vote in presidential, local elections

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Former Uptown 23rd District director to run for Oklahoma County clerk

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U.S. Reps. Kendra Horn, Tom Cole to self-quarantine for two weeks

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Oklahoma state epidemiologist reassigned amid COVID-19 turmoil

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma elections secretary: Localities can reschedule April 7 elections

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State faces "critical shortage" of tests as cases mount

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Guns sales on the rise as anxiety over COVID-19 climbs

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Stitt's Medicaid waiver seeks work requirements, premiums for low-income Oklahomans

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Inhofe, Lankford oppose funding bill for testing, relief programs and paid leave

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Watch live: Gov. Stitt gives update on COVID-19 in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma elections secretary: Localities can reschedule April 7 elections

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Trump says he will invoke Defense Production Act to marshal private sector in response to coronavirus pandemic

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Treasury proposal: Deliver $500B in checks to millions of Americans, first round coming April 6

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Video at 10:30 a.m.: White House addresses coronavirus outbreak

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Person connected to Oklahoma Senate tests positive for COVID-19

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt urges Oklahomans to avoid gatherings of 10 or more and eating in restaurants

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: United Way establishes reponse fund

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Trump pushes for economic aid package Senators say package could approach $1T

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Watch live: Gov. Stitt gives coronavirus update

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Watch live: OKC Public Schools Emergency Board of Education Meeting

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma cruise ship passengers returned to state

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nonprofits navigate unknown territory

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Horn praises Holt decision on water service

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Trump on Stitt tweet: Probably better not to go to restaurants

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Watch live: State lawmakers provide coronavirus update

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House legislators to plan next steps in 'unprecedented' meeting

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 16, 2020

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Creek reservation case could change Oklahoma forever, Hunter argues

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Count on us to get the facts right

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Mike Bloomberg holds campaign rally in OKC

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State lawmakers discuss budget concerns amid economic downturn from coronavirus, oil and gas

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Governor Stitt, Mayor Holt give emergency declarations

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt declares state of emergency

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Gov. Stitt faces backlash over tweet amid virus

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Could coronavirus result in expanded mail-in balloting?

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt, health officials pushing to get cruise ship passengers back to Oklahoma

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Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus

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Bethany council launches probe into mayor's conduct

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Locals question slow pace of testing

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pentagon issues U.S. travel restrictions for military

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Trump declares national emergency to bolster funding for fighting virus outbreak

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Video: Trump holds news conference

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In reversal, House bans marriage for minors younger than 16

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lankford frustrated with pace of coronavirus testing, while Oklahoma City reacts to Horn's concerns

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: City 'paying close attention' to coronavirus developments

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State health department put to the test

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Stitt taps new secretary of human services

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: No plans to close state Capitol

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Watch: Gov. Stitt, state health offiicals gives latest coronavirus update

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Oklahoma County deputy sheriff fired

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Senate passes bill targeting parts of SQ 780, increasing penalties for drug possession near schools

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Horn seeks aid to keep residential water flowing to residents so they can wash hands

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Health care agency consolidation moves forward

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Lawmakers reverse plans to merge transportation agencies

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Senate passes bill targeting parts of SQ 780, increasing penalty for drugs around schools

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 9 things you should know

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California animal confinement rule cages OK producers, attorney general asserts

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Rep. Cole criticizes proposed CDC cuts

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Amended resolution to alter citizens' petition process clears Oklahoma House

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Community gathers at rally to support State Question 805

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House passes cost-of-living adjustment for state retirees

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Biden wins Mississippi and Missouri in early blow to Sanders

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Sanders, Biden cancel Ohio rallies over coronavirus concerns

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Global events affecting Oklahoma oil industry

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Oklahoma House rejects bill to restrict marriage involving minors

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Ten people under investigation for coronavirus in Oklahoma

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Senate passes bill altering virtual charter school board

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Attorney General: Gov. Stitt cannot put tribal gaming money in escrow

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Lawsuit awaits bill prohibiting state contracts with companies boycotting Israel

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Epic Charter Schools' management company won't turn over records, state auditor says

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Oklahoma House rejects bill to restrict marriage involving minors

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Oklahoma City budget managers monitor coronavirus impact; no changes in budget projections at this point

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OKC Civic Life Journal: Would police cuts betray voters' trust?

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House passes bill protecting student loan borrowers

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Lawmakers push to revise medical marijuana laws

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Oklahoma wildlife officials wary of national decline in hunting

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 9, 2020

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Scrap metal theft can prove dangerous and costly, but legislative action may be on the horizon

23 days ago

Health officials separate fact from fiction regarding coronavirus

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Self-driving cars, aircraft on Oklahoma Capitol minds

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Horn town hall covers coronavirus, health insurance

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Scrap metal items regulated by Oklahoma law

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Interactive: Democratic primary voters saw Biden as best shot at Trump

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Oklahoma County prepares for coronavirus

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Oklahoma health officials begin Medicaid expansion process

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Census FAQ: What to know in Oklahoma City as the census begins

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Elizabeth Warren's dog goes viral after stealing a burrito

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Oklahoma Corporation Commission adopts more restrictive proration order for unallocated natural gas wells

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Oklahoma will submit Medicaid expansion request Friday, Gov. Kevin Stitt says

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Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg makes OKC stop

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Sales, energy tax revenues slip again

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New petitions seek to decriminalize marijuana, legalize recreational use

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Inhofe, Lankford oppose $1 million cut to rural schools

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Oklahoma lawmakers support coronavirus bill

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Oklahoma legislators seek changes to citizens' petition process

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Warren ends 2020 presidential bid after Super Tuesday rout

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New petitions seek to decriminalize marijuana, legalize recreational use

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Private OK employers can ban political conversations in the workplace

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Inhofe announces re-election bid

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Oklahoma County commissioner to run again after not being charged

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Biden gets majority of state Democratic delegates; Trump winning percentage sets record

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Oklahoma House approves 'In God We Trust' bill

27 days ago

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

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Medicare now covers outpatient coronary procedure

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Deputies respond to complaints of electioneering outside precincts

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Oklahoma House passes pro-Israel bill

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Voters approve Sunday liquor store hours

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Biden wins Oklahoma Democratic primary

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OKC parks tax fails

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Recap: Oklahoma Super Tuesday election coverage

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House passes bill to abolish virtual charter school board

28 days ago

Voters decide Tuesday on parks initiative

28 days ago

Senators seek appeal of 10th Circuit ruling faulting the EPA's renewable fuels blending exemption program

28 days ago

Voters go to the polls for presidential, local races

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State lawmakers divided on how to pay for Medicaid expansion

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 2, 2020

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Oklahoma could honor out-of-state work licenses

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Klobuchar heads to Oklahoma as Super Tuesday nears

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Super Tuesday: Where the candidates stand on key issues

30 days ago

Medical cannabis advocates rally at the Oklahoma Capitol

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Pete Buttigieg ends history-making bid for White House

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US students lag other countries in math. The reason likely lies in how schools teach it

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'A+ for effort': Confusion, frustration surrounded Oklahoma's new state brand

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Democratic candidates making last-minute pushes for Super Tuesday

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Oklahoma City voters to decide parks initiative

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Metro liquor store owners want the option of being open on Sundays. But that doesn't mean they'll take advantage of it

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Epic Charter grads less likely to enroll in college

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Grant program would guarantee airline revenue on some new routes

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Oklahoma lawmakers seek mental health parity

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Billionaire Tom Steyer ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid

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Biden wins South Carolina, hopes for Super Tuesday momentum

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Trump to discuss coronavirus threat Saturday at White House

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Redistricting petition faces new legal challenges

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Oklahoma school standards could add biological evolution, expand on climate change

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Dozens sworn in as naturalized U.S. Citizens

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Oklahoma awarded $16 million for emergency road, bridge repairs

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Federal judge rejects requests by two tribes to join lawsuit against Gov. Stitt

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Death row inmates ask to renew legal challenge to execution procedures

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Inhofe, Horn say Pentagon left out key reforms for military housing

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OU students continue sit-in at administration building

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Coliseum could get MAPS 3 boost

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Sign up for The Oklahoman's Capital City newsletter

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U.S. Department of Transportation giving millions to Oklahoma for road, bridge repairs

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Oklahoma City charter review committee studies election requirements, state law

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Oklahoma County sheriff calls lawsuit a political stunt

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Holt focuses 2020 State of the City speech on idea of 'collaborative conversation' to improve public schools

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Letter from Cherokee Nation citizens prompts Elizabeth Warren apology for 'real harm' to tribes

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Legislation introduced to fund Stitt's Medicaid expansion proposal

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Stitt signs private-school scholarship bill despite privacy concerns

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Stitt delivers State of the State speech as 2020 Legislature convenes

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Trump names Pence to lead US response to coronavirus threat

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Holt focuses 2020 State of the City speech on idea of 'collaborative conversation' to improve public schools

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Lawmakers push back against effort to reduce qualifications for agency heads

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Oklahoma court agrees legislator wasted marital assets

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House lawmakers vote on virtual charter school transparency

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Bill lengthening emergency teacher certifications passes committee

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Oklahoma City charter review committee looks at election requirements, state law

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Lawmakers advance measure to end smoking in Oklahoma bars

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Inhofe to announce re-election plans next week

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Bill to prevent 'red flag' gun policies advances

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Oklahoma House OK's bill requiring DOC employees receive 15-minute breaks

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Judge blocks University North Park vote in Norman

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Killer of three in Owasso loses final appeal

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Klobuchar pitches plans over pipe dreams during OKC stop

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OU issues statement after another educator uses racial slur in class

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How Democratic presidential candidates would regulate the oil and gas industry

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Mayor aims to rally the community around the idea of better schools for Oklahoma City's children

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Oklahoma DHS launches child support website

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CDC to correct 'early death capital' name given to Stilwell

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Feb. 24, 2020

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Bernie Sanders holds Democratic fundraising lead in Oklahoma

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Initiative would elevate parks, park programs

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Farmer surprised with rare award at American Farmers & Ranchers convention

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Super switch: Looking back on Oklahoma's decision to join Super Tuesday

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Gov. Stitt nominates Gary Crawley to serve on conservation commission

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Stitt appointing 2 to OU, OSU/A&M regents

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Attorney general dismisses lawsuit against three opioid distributors, but plans to refile later

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Legal challenge filed against permitless carry repeal petition

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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren makes first Oklahoma campaign stop

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OSBI to investigate Dove Charter Schools

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Two Oklahoma tribes face opposition in requests to participate in lawsuit over gaming compacts

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Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from NDAs

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Marshall, Johnston Counties join "Second Amendment sanctuary" movement

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Opinion sought on Stitt's gaming fee plan

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Billion dollar savings blowing in as Public Service Co. of Oklahoma gets approval to add wind

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Oklahoma's Native American Caucus focuses on bills, building partnerships amid gaming dispute

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Bill to undo permitless carry fails in committee

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Trump loyalist Roger Stone gets 40 months in prison

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Measures would change how TSET money is used

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Options for widening I-35 in OKC unveiled

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Over 430 DOC employees may see a pay raise they missed out on last year

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Capitol briefs for Feb. 20, 2020: Bill expanding parental rights around vaccines, post-birth practices fails

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Briefs for The Oklahoman's Business cover on Feb. 20, 2020

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Epic Charter Schools lawsuit against Sharp dismissed

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State budgets revenue from tribal gaming operations

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Stitt requests reports on state vehicle fleet

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Senate panel scraps effort to bar non-citizens from voting

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Students must apply by May 1 for Canadian County Democrats' scholarship

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Drink it up: Oklahoma Water Resources Board adopts rules allowing for 'marginal' water production to benefit oil and gas industry now and potentially ease...

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Stitt to have final say on private school voucher transparency

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Stitt warns legislators to be cautious about state's base spending

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Video: Kent State 'gun girl' who walked campus with AR confronted by protesters at Ohio University

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Bills creating Trump highway, 'America First' license plates pass committee

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Bill consolidating transportation agencies passes committee

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Bill would allow snow cone stands to open year round

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Mandatory vasectomy at age 50? Alabama lawmaker proposes response to abortion ban

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State Senate passes nurse independence compromise

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Oklahoma Senate passes nurse independence compromise

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OKC voters approve MAPS 4 package funding 16 civic projects

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Bill to ban abortion if fetal heartbeat or brain waves are detected advances to Senate floor

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OKC police union leader challenges cutting funds for officers

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State brand website tweaked over Land Run reference

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Bill increasing penalty for distributing private images without consent for financial gain passes Senate committee

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Presidential candidates step up activity in Oklahoma as Super Tuesday approaches

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OKC civic life: What do police reports detail about Scissortail Park?

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Community gathers at rally to support State Question 805

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State legislators look to legalize needle exchanges in Oklahoma

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Families of Oklahoma murder victims say justice may be closer

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Surviving the presidential election without burning bridges

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Bill reminiscent of 'stop and frisk' declared dead

1 month ago

How to stop polarization 'virus' from spreading

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Tribes: Stitt unwittingly renewed tribal gaming compacts

1 month ago

Lesser Prairie Chicken program undergoing changes

1 month ago

Layn Phillips selected as mediator in gaming compact dispute between governor and tribes

1 month ago

Cole bill would equalize hazard duty pay

1 month ago

Oklahoma sheriff declares county 'Second Amendment sanctuary'

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Sovereign immunity cited in appellate court ruling in Kaw tribal dispute

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Inhofe, Lankford oppose war powers resolution

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More Oklahoma inmates released under recent law

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