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Nico Gomez, CEO of The Oklahoma Health Care Authority, talks about the Medicaid Rebalancing Act of 2020, Thursday, April 7, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Waiver could expand coverage and stop budget damage of Oklahoma health care

Waiver could expand coverage and stop budget damage of Oklahoma health care

“We decided we can no longer continue down this road until we get to the point where the whole system just breaks,” Gomez said.

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November ballot measure sparks animal welfare, water safety questions from opponents

Despite raging debate from state officials, the outcome of State Question 777 rests in the hands of voters.

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​Cover Teaser: Making America hate again?

Hate and extremist antigovernment group activity is on the rise across the nation. PLUS: Twenty-one years after the Oklahoma City bombing, Elohim City’s founding family is done talking about its alleged association with convicted antigovernment and white supremacist domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh. But the Millar family’s views on race and the genetic superiority of whites

Congressman Steve Russell shakes hands with Don Spurgin before a town hall meeting at The Village Municipal Building, Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Steve Russell jumps headlong into his new duties as a state congressman

Steve Russell focuses on border security and immigration policy in his first year in office.

Spare Rib Pale Ale just after being sealed in it's can on the assembly line at Coop Ale Works, Oklahoma City, 2-10-16.  (Mark Hancock)

New alcohol laws would affect manufacturers, distributors, retail shops and consumers

Manufacturers, distributors, retail establishments, customers and lawmakers have different ideas about Oklahoma’s liquor laws.

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Analysis: Demographics, political planning aid Sanders win

Age, ethnicity, the media and independent votes came into play and resulted in Sanders’ Oklahoma win during Super Tuesday.

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Cover Teaser: Our legislature’s slate of hate

Legislating hate: “This legislation does not live up to the values that I grew up with, and it does not live up to the Oklahoma Standard,” Austin Sims said about Oklahoma’s record number of proposed anti-LGBT bills. The bleak budget situation didn’t hinder somelegislators from filing over two-dozen bills to restrict LGBT rights. But the

From left to right:
Back Row-A Jafar Cooper, Vanessa Morrison;
Front Row- Grace Franklin, Candace Liger, Chaya Fletcher
Not pictured- Tiffani Saunders   (Provided Photo)

Advocacy groups call for action as Holtzclaw faces sentencing

Local and national advocacy groups hope to raise awareness and make changes in the aftermath of Daniel Holtzclaw’s sexual assault trial.

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