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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.
Boren

Boren launches campaign to fund education through tax

At 74 years old, David Boren can still give a speech. The OU president, former U.S. Senator and former governor gave a fiery one Wednesday...
Debby Hampton

Q&A: Debby Hampton — ‘One of the most giving states’

Debby Hampton is president and chief executive officer of United Way of Central Oklahoma. The organization funds more than 125 charitable programs and, in...
Section 8

Landlords refuse Section 8 renters in Austin

Heiwa Salovitz lived in his East Austin apartment for three years before he decided to move. It wasn’t because the Villas on Sixth —...
EEOC rulings

Courts could use EEOC rulings to protect LGBT rights

Despite past attempts to pass a comprehensive federal-employment law protecting gays, lesbians and transgendered persons, there is currently no federal statute explicitly forbidding sexual-orientation...
campus-carry

Backpackin’ heat: Campus-carry law comes to U of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Sitting next to a skateboard in his skinny jeans and Converse sneakers, 22-year-old Jacob Williamson looks more like someone you would find...
all about that base

Democratic debate: All about that base

The first 2016 Democratic presidential debate was dominated by passionate policy promises around populist issues that fueled Barack Obama's coalition of excited voters in 2008: young voters,...
TFA corps

Fmr. TFA corps member: ‘I thought I would teach forever’

According to a recent survey, 87.5 percent of Teach for America teachers plan to leave the classroom at some point in their careers. I was not...
Corrections

Corrections board member resigns, wife’s prosecutorial role questioned

An Oklahoma Board of Corrections member submitted his resignation letter to Gov. Mary Fallin's office Tuesday because his wife heads up the Oklahoma multicounty grand jury...
University of Phoenix

Predatory University of Phoenix could be burning out

From my days as a closeted Dungeons & Dragons geek, I know that a phoenix is a mythical bird that gloriously immolates, only to...
brogdon for district 34

Roundup: Hernandez loses, earth quakes, media pounce

The weekends are busy for most of us, so in case you didn't catch a lot of "news" recently, the briefs below represent a...

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