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Smart start

Oklahoma City is one of eight cities nationally invited to a seminar about the best use for vacant properties.


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M.A. Smith
Officials say Oklahoma City’s abandoned and vacant properties are reducing property values. They are taking steps to fix the problem.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Life after prison

Program helps prisoners reenter society and find work after incarceration.


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M.A. Smith
Jamaal Smith said it was a struggle to start over after serving time in prison. There were many roadblocks, not the least of which was finding a job.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Always help

The Salvation Army keeps its shelters open year-round to help with emergencies like winter freezes and bad weather.


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M.A. Smith
Oklahoma has already survived several winter storms, with digits well below freezing.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Full of hope

Bags of Hope was started by teenager eager to help women escape domestic violence.


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M.A. Smith
The South has always been a target for domestic violence. In fact, seven out of ten Southern states, including Oklahoma, were recently declared to have the highest number of domestic violence-related deaths.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Feeding needs

The mobile, no-cost farmer’s market provides healthy eating options to those most in need this season.


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M.A. Smith
Stuffed turkeys, fresh-fruit pies, succulent side dishes with locally-grown vegetables and, of course, the mandatory green bean casserole — Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But not all families in Oklahoma are fortunate enough to enjoy a feast of this caliber.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Before bars

The ReMerge Oklahoma program works with women to keep them out of prison, often breaking cycles of abuse and addiction.


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M.A. Smith
ReMerge Oklahoma, an alternative sentencing program for pregnant offenders and moms, is working to help reunite mothers with their children while decreasing the female offender rates in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
 
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