Thursday, August 17, 2017



‘We just can’t keep doing this’: OKCPS to consider suing Legislature

In Aurora Lora's first 30 days as superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, she had to develop a plan to cut $30 million from...

Fear of the unknown: The effect of water contamination on health

By Amy Molloy, Fionnuala O’Leary, Briana Smith, Lauren Kaljur, Bliss Zechman and Alexis Reese News21 BRONX, N.Y. – Patricia Rouse believes officials could have prevented the loss...

Confederate names of ‘failing’ OKCPS schools to be examined

Should Oklahoma City Public Schools change the names of four low-performing elementary schools named after men who fought with the Confederacy during the Civil...
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To negotiate with North Korea, send in Dennis Rodman

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — As tensions with North Korea rise to the highest levels in years, the world watches and wonders how far this will...

Schools fail lead test, many states don’t require testing

By Elissa Nuñez and Amy Molloy News21 WASHINGTON, D.C. — When Ceon Dubose Palmore got thirsty at school, an administrator had to escort the 15-year-old...
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Native American tribes fight for clean water, more money

By Lauren Kaljur and Macee Beheler News21 CROW AGENCY, Mont. — When John Doyle first noticed signs of trouble in the Little Bighorn River, he...
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Echo chamber: How media consumption affects opinions

Darkness is descending upon the land. A wall has been erected between fellow men. We are at an ideological impasse as a nation; at...
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Millions consumed potentially unsafe drinking water in past 10 years

By Agnel Philip, Elizabeth Sims, Jordan Houston and Rachel Konieczny News21 (Editor's note: News21 has provided us this first installment in a series of reports...
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McCall on filling budget hole: ‘We have multiple options’

After a morning meeting of the House GOP caucus, Speaker Charles McCall (R-Atoka) said the Legislature has "a lot of options" for addressing the...
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Debate update: Journalists, sponsors named for Tussle at the Tower

We are excited to announce the journalists and sponsors who have committed to supporting Tussle at the Tower — a one-hour debate between the...

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