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afghans

Remembering Aug. 15, 2021, when a generation of Afghans grew old overnight

(Editor’s Note: Shabnam Khalilyar, 26, is a University of Oklahoma Gaylord College journalism fellow preparing to enter graduate school this fall to study international...
commercial licensee moratorium

Cached: OMMA preps for new commercial licensee moratorium

When legislators puff-puff-passed HB 3208 in May, it set into motion a countdown to an Aug. 26 moratorium on new commercial licenses issued by...

CIVICS

Western Heights audit

‘You guys are a disgrace’: Western Heights audit presentation gets heated

At the conclusion of Monday night's Western Heights Public Schools Board meeting, parents frustrated by the presentation of a controversial audit shouted that board...
House District 21

Red River runoff: Reid faces Maynard in House District 21

The two Republicans running to become the next representative from House District 21 in the Durant area grew up on opposite sides of the...
affordable housing crisis

Edmond faces ‘affordable housing crisis’ with more obstacles than answers

With apartment complexes nearing maximum occupancy and Edmond's largest employers struggling to fill vacant staff positions, members of the Edmond City Council believe the...
Darcy Jech

Challenging Sen. Darcy Jech, Brady Butler sees ‘no place’ for separation of church and...

Less than a month after celebrated former Kingfisher Sen. Mike Johnson died, Senate District 26 voters will cast ballots in a GOP runoff that...
Ricky Adams

‘Enormously proud’: OSBI director Ricky Adams to retire

After more than 40 years in law enforcement, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation director Ricky Adams has informed the OSBI Commission that he intends...
Oklahoma County Jail deaths

Scrutiny grows as Oklahoma County Jail sees 12th inmate death in 2022

Last week, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice visited the Oklahoma County jail for three days. Not long after, on Sunday, July 31,...

CULTURE

OKC's art timeline

Appreciating a brief splash on OKC’s art timeline

Public art, for the most part, never has been my thing. Heck, sculpture has never really been my thing either. When I was in...
new OKC arena

New OKC arena proposal benefits from public discussion

When Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt gave his State of the City address on July 14, he wanted to get people talking. The Thunder needing...
Sun extracts revenge on Earth

Burn it down: Sun exacts revenge on Earth

Is it safe to go outside again? A quick check of the weather app on my phone answers this question. No, it isn't. It's brutally...

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