• Oklahoma court overturns two death sentences, citing McGirt

    Oklahoma court overturns two death sentences, citing McGirt - May 01, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned two more death sentences based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Oklahoma lacks jurisdiction for crimes on tribal reserva...

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  • Mask mandates ending in Oklahoma’s two largest cities

    Mask mandates ending in Oklahoma’s two largest cities - May 01, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Mask mandates intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus are ending in Oklahoma's two largest cities. The requirement ended on Friday in Oklahoma City and comes to an end st...

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  • Former Oklahoma governor criticizes anti-protest bill

    Former Oklahoma governor criticizes anti-protest bill - May 01, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry is throwing his support behind an effort to reject a recently signed bill that seeks to crack down on protesters. The former two-term Democrat de...

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  • Black Freedmen struggle for recognition as tribal citizens

    Black Freedmen struggle for recognition as tribal citizens - May 01, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As the U.S. faces a reckoning over its history of racism, some Native American tribal nations that once owned slaves also are grappling with their own mistreatment of Black peop...

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  • Senator Coleman hits homerun with high school sports streaming law

    Senator Coleman hits homerun with high school sports streaming law - April 30, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – This session, Sen. Bill Coleman, R-Ponca City, wanted to even the playing field for high school sports fans by ensuring access to broadcast streams, and Governor Stitt made it happ...

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  • Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 30 April 2021

    Oklahoma COVID-19 Update for 30 April 2021 - April 30, 2021

    As of this advisory, there are 448,305 (374 new today) cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Kay County is reporting a total of 5,305 confirmed cases, with 126 deaths. Osage County has had a total ...

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  • Alliance Health Ponca City Donates Water and Sanitizer to PCPS

    Alliance Health Ponca City Donates Water and Sanitizer to PCPS - April 30, 2021

      Alliance Health Ponca City recently donated a pallet of water and hand sanitizer to the Ponca City Public School District. Bret Smith, Executive Director of Operations for the District, expl...

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  • Dyslexia Handbook Bill Signed into Law

    Dyslexia Handbook Bill Signed into Law - April 30, 2021

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation allowing for easier updating of the Oklahoma Dyslexia Handbook has been approved by Governor Kevin Stitt. In 2019, the Dyslexia and Education Task Force, appointed by...

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  • Legislative multitasking by Sen. Bill Coleman

    Legislative multitasking by Sen. Bill Coleman - April 30, 2021

      Some may think that legislators only job is to write and pass laws, but we have many other responsibilities. With the end of session just weeks away, we’re definitely putting our multitasking sk...

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  • NOC suspends theatre faculty member

    NOC suspends theatre faculty member - April 30, 2021

        Late Wednesday night, April 28, Northern Oklahoma College administration became aware of allegations against a theatre faculty member on the Tonkawa campus. Law enforcement was inv...

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