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Civics

NonDoc covers the civic realm across Oklahoma, examines national international policy issues, and publishes commentary on these topics from diverse voices. As a site category, "Civics" includes the subcategories Education, Health Care and Politics, which are used when applicable.

Civics

Civics
NonDoc covers the civic realm across Oklahoma, examines national international policy issues, and publishes commentary on these topics from diverse voices. As a site category, "Civics" includes the subcategories Education, Health Care and Politics, which are used when applicable.
COVID-19 Oklahoma County Jail

COVID-19 cases climbing at the Oklahoma County Jail

COVID-19 infections are increasing at the Oklahoma County Jail thanks to the Delta variant, jail administrator Greg Williams told the jail trust today. The rising...
Interior Department lawsuit Oklahoma

Stitt sues Interior Department citing ‘erroneous expansion’ of McGirt decision

Gov. Kevin Stitt and the state of Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior and Secretary of the Interior...
federal marijuana prohibitions

Bill could end federal marijuana prohibitions

WASHINGTON — A bill aiming to end federal marijuana prohibitions is being drafted by Senate Democrats to ensure federal services and job protections. The Cannabis...
Robert Everman, Western lows

Western lows: The unclear motivations of Western Heights board members

Another week, another education-related audit in the state of Oklahoma. This past week, it was the Western Heights Public Schools District that found officials...
Indigenous ceremonies

Adapted Indigenous ceremonies offer support, healing during pandemic

PHOENIX — For the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, the Easter holidays normally are filled with traditional ceremonies. When COVID-19 put much of the...
Western Heights investigative audit

‘We need to get answers’: Western Heights investigative audit begins

Officials from the State Department of Education and State Auditor & Inspector Cindy Byrd's office began an on-site needs assessment and investigative audit this...
hate crime bill

Despite hate crime bill, Oklahoma’s Asian American community faces difficulties

Lyn Detphong, a single mother balancing a job as a full-time nurse with ownership of a Thai restaurant, thought the worst of her struggles...
Western Heights

Western Heights appoints interim superintendent despite state orders

The Western Heights Public Schools Board of Education held a meeting Thursday afternoon at which members appointed the district's assistant superintendent, Kim Race, as...
suicide

New youth suicide data highlight pre-existing problem

(Editor's note: This article discusses suicide. Thoughts of suicide can be common, but just because you may have those thoughts doesn't mean you have...
July 13 election

Five local, county proposals fail in July 13 elections

Even with 2022 and its avalanche of elections still many months away, a small percentage of Oklahomans went to the polls Tuesday to decide...

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