Steven Adams
New Zealand artist Graham Hoete (aka Mr. G) recently painted a mural of the OKC Thunder's Steven Adams on the side of the Paramount building in the Film Row district. (William W. Savage III)

Things we saw (and heard)

Orlando Mass Shooting Not Deadliest in American History — The Wall Street Journal

Clinic that offers abortion to open in Oklahoma City —

Norman inn being investigated after report of Cambodian woman being held as indentured servant  —

Labour MP Jo Cox dies after being shot and stabbed — The Guardian

Senator’s 15-hour filibuster gains ‘path forward’ on gun control measures —

The Pentagon is developing a new suite of tools to fight the lone wolf problem —

Quotes to note

“My message was that, ‘If you guys are so gung-ho and you’re determined to cut higher ed, then at least have the courage to do it (in your own backyards)’”

— Rep. Todd Thomsen (R-Ada), on an email he sent to fellow House Republicans suggesting specific closures of higher-ed institutions, 6/3/16

“This salary sends the wrong message when our state is facing a difficult economic and budget climate. These are public trust funds, and the public will lose trust in this important agency if this salary takes effect.”

— Gov. Mary Fallin, on the $250,000 annual salary for the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust’s newly appointed CEO, 6/16/16

“Now in this world, there’s no gatekeeper.”

— Mike Conway, associate professor at Indiana University, on a fatal shooting accidentally caught on live video, 6/17/16

Vine Time



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