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Senate confirmations, Adam Pugh

Senate confirmations get political: House leaders’ relatives, others await fate

With the two chambers of the Oklahoma Legislature reaching a budget deal Wednesday, hot political posturing and lingering animosity has transferred to remaining questions...
teaching certificates suspended

Nine teaching certificates suspended by state board

After more than an hour of executive session, Oklahoma State Board of Education members voted today to suspend the educator certificates of nine teachers...

Series: 'Home is where the heart is'

CIVICS

sales tax election restriction

As trailer bill lifts sales tax election restriction, OKC metro’s commuter rail votes could...

Cities and counties looking to hold sales tax elections between now and June 2025 were impeded by language within this year's legislation that eliminated...
budget summit breakdown

‘Is that a typo?’: Budget summit breakdown leaves legislative leaders bickering

As the sixth public "budget summit" of the Oklahoma Legislature rolled into its fifth hour Friday, a Senate staffer handed out a paper containing...
N. Scott Momaday

In last years of life, Kiowa author N. Scott Momaday lost land near where...

MOUNTAIN VIEW — N. Scott Momaday, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and scholar, had a special place in his heart for Kiowa County. He spent his...

‘Can’t tell you what to do in 10 years’: Horse Racing Commission rejects Stitt...

Heeding the advice of Attorney General Gentner Drummond, the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission today trampled a resolution proposed by Gov. Kevin Stitt that would...
Kiowa Election Commission rejects constitutional amendments

Kiowa Election Commission strikes constitutional amendments three weeks before election

In a controversial move that has drawn criticism and threats of litigation, a pair of proposed constitutional amendments have been stricken from ballots in...

Improper OSBI Commission agenda limits executive session, cold case victim frustrated

(Editor’s note: The following article includes reference to a racial slur.) Kira Allen-Lowe's 3 1/2-hour trip to speak with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation...

CULTURE

HB 3751 intoxicating new law, Oklahoma ID

Annoying ABLE ID actions spur intoxicating new law

Twists aren't just a fun cocktail garnish when it comes to alcohol in Oklahoma. It turns out that what the law says, or doesn't...
Uncommon Ground Sculpture Parkvideo

Trust issues: Edmond’s Uncommon Ground Sculpture Park on ‘life support’

Negotiations between the French Family Foundation, city leaders and the Edmond Fine Arts Institute regarding the Uncommon Ground Sculpture Park have come to a...
Symmetry Energy Solutions, Winter Storm Drummond

Drummond alleges cold, hard facts in pair of Winter Storm Uri cases

You could say things are starting to heat up in the world of natural gas marketing. We all remember the blustery and cold February caused...

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