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Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.

Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.
Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz said his presidency will make me enter therapy

When I arrived at Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's scheduled stump speech Wednesday in southwest OKC, I had already missed the Texas senator's impromptu press...
education

State leaders seek alternative to Boren education tax

In the face of a one-cent sales tax increase proposed by dozens of Oklahoma education, business and philanthropic leaders, members of Oklahoma's executive and legislative branches...
small miracles

Small miracles: One lawmaker’s Christmas wish list

Well, 2015 has come and is nearly gone. Here, at the end, it's a mixed bag of curses and blessings. Our budget deficit seems...
conservative Republican

Rebuttal: Why I’m NOT a conservative Republican

This could take a while. You might want to get a sandwich. While I could probably fill a tome with my reasons for being neither conservative...
junk food

Filter: medical marijuana, junk food, smog and guns

Last week contained a great deal of important headlines, for both Oklahoma and the nation. OKC was profiled on Politico, the Tulsa Frontier found some sticky...
immigration

Immigration limbo: Battles create struggle for identity

AUSTIN, Texas — Ana Flores was 11 years old when she moved from Mexico to Texas. Her older sister had come to America to study and...
revenue failure

Oklahoma revenue failure: ‘There you have it, folks’

"So there you have it, folks." Oklahoma Secretary of Finance Preston Doerflinger opened his remarks at a Thursday press conference by letting the enormity of...
Norman police

Norman police still doing Norman police things

In September 2005, Norman police officer Chad Vincent shot 17-year-old Richard Lee Sanchez 13 times, killing the teen who had escaped from a juvenile...
trains

An Okie abroad: Oklahoma needs passenger trains

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — If I told you I had one simple and guaranteed method for reducing the OKC metro's traffic congestion, traffic accidents, traffic...
uninsured

With Jesus born, Mary would have been uninsured in OK

(Editor’s Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though contributions...

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