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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.
OKC health efforts

Despite emerging OKC health efforts, challenges remain

The Oklahoma Health Center has become the crown jewel of the local economy. Obviously, many of the Health Science Center's health efforts are made possible by enormous...
OKGOP

Poll: 74 percent of OKGOP voters view Trump favorably

A poll from Cole Hargrave Snodgrass and Associates released today finds that 74 percent of registered OKGOP voters now have a favorable view of their party's...
Tulsa DA charged Betty Shelby

Editorial: Tulsa DA steps up; N.C. violence a shame

To the surprise of many of my friends, Tulsa DA Steve Kunzweiler filed a first-degree manslaughter charge against Tulsa PD officer Betty Shelby on...
white silence

‘White silence is complicity’

TULSA — I hadn’t heard of the hashtag #whitechurchquiet until Wednesday night when I sat in the Metropolitan Baptist Church at a justice vigil for...
mumps

Mumps outbreak shows continued need for vaccination

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports that the number of outbreak-associated mumps cases in the state has risen to 26 in September, with...
Officer Betty Shelby

Tulsa officer Betty Shelby faces manslaughter charge

The Tulsa County district attorney filed a manslaughter charge against Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby this afternoon, less than one week after she shot...
Title I

Education reform: Title I funds only part of the solution

I described the complexities of school funding and why the simplistic criticisms of local and state education systems are unjustified in a previous post here...
term limits

Oklahoma’s legislative term limits: ‘It seemed like a good idea’

In 1990, Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly approved State Question 632 to impose term limits on the service of legislators. The constitutional amendment, which received 67...
Oklahoma Innocence Project

Innocence Project exonerees recall 22 years behind bars

For most of us, an incredible number of life events took place between 1994 and 2016. Marriages, babies, vacations, job changes. For De’Marchoe Carpenter and...
reasons to votevideo

Ahead of Oct. 14 registration deadline, remember these reasons to vote

Take a tip from "King" George Strait and remember to check yes or no on each of seven state questions on Oklahoma's ballot this...

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