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young boy plugs his nose while learning to swim

Explaining water dangers and safety measures to avoid ‘brain-eating amoeba’

Explaining water dangers and safety measures to avoid ‘brain-eating amoeba’

It’s extremely rare but usually fatal as the infection rapidly develops into a form of bacterial meningitis, primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM).

Sgt. Sherrica Buckingham left
and MSgt. Justin Echols listen as summer day
campers ask about the role of officers during
camp at Earlywine Park YMCA. | Photo Laura Eastes

Police and local organization foster relationships with area youth

YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City and the Oklahoma City Police Department work to build relationships with children in the community.

(Design: Christopher Street / Photo: Emmy Verdin)

Cover Story: Our next steps in the march toward civil rights

Just as powerful reporting, photos and video did in the ’60s, today’s national media coverage mixed with social media engagement have again thrust the conversation of police brutality, racial discrimination and civil rights into the public consciousness.


Letters to the Editor: July 20, 2016

  Open letter To Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: America is a democracy, not a theocracy. We have separation of church and state, which means freedom of religion, freedom from religion, no state-endorsed religion and no religious test. However, bigoted, “Christian” Republicans like you do not understand this and instead either seek to legislate your

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