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Vinh Nguyen at the location of the American Community Vietnam Monument at Military Park, Tuesday, June 27, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Vietnam War memorial to be installed in OKC park

Vietnam War memorial to be installed in OKC park

The Vietnamese-American Community of Oklahoma City and Metropolitan Areas and the City of Oklahoma City install the monument in Military Park on Saturday.

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Chicken-Fried News: Emergency education

The state Legislature failed to pass a bill for a penny sales tax toward education; meanwhile, the state issued 1,100 emergency teacher certifications and still has vacancies.

Dean Lois L. Salmeron shows some of the outdated nursing simulation models at the OCU School of Nursing, Monday, June 26, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma City University plans new nursing simulation center

The new simulation center will house multiple hospital-bed skill stations and a residential setting in which students can hone their skills.

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Letters to the Editor: July 5, 2017

On page 39: gigantic Medicaid cuts — seniors in nursing homes would be thrown out and millions of children will lose health care. On page 136: Waivers by states to not cover essential health care like maternity, mental health, etc.

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State wind energy tax credit ends early

Lawmakers believe eliminating the zero-emissions tax credit will save the state $500 million over the next 10 years.

Dan Staughan and Jerod Shadid at the Homeless Alliance, Thursday, June 22, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

The number of homeless families in Oklahoma has gone up

The 2017 Point-in-Time study showed that 118 families in Oklahoma City have no permanent place of residence.

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