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OKG Newsletter

Topic: abuse

Alleged abuse


Clifton Adcock
A former Oklahoma City priest is accused of childhood sexual abuse by a parishioner.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

‘Puppy mill abuse motivated by greed’

Letters to the Editor

Ranelle Newport
I would like to thank Oklahoma Gazette and staff writer Clifton Adcock for the Feb. 23 cover story “Pawing at profits” regarding puppy mills and, sadly, the efforts by Sen. Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, to repeal this law.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Church abuses

A Catholic sexual abuse report finds that gay priests are not to blame, instead focusing on the upheaval of the 1960s and ’70s.


Greg Horton
Stan Jezior, now in his 70s, says he was abused by a priest when he was a child.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Bar examination

University of Oklahoma students go to prison for the documentary ‘Women Behind Bars.’


Emily Summars
Oklahoma ranks No. 1 in not only football, but for incarcerating females — 132 women per every 100,000 people in 2009. The national average is 68, according to a state Department of Corrections report.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Attitude adjustment

College students are buying, selling and giving away the prescription College students are buying, selling and giving away the prescription drug Adderall. Do they understand the ramifications of abuse?


Matt Carney

Editor’s note: Oklahoma Gazette interviewed eight local students about Adderall abuse. All feared arrest and requested anonymity, so names have been changed.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Ease the pain

Prescription drug abuse reaches epidemic proportions in Oklahoma.


Carmel Perez Snyder
Five years after being lauded for establishing one of the first Prescription Monitoring Programs in the nation, Oklahoma recently garnered another distinction. The state is second only to Alabama in the highest use of prescription painkillers, according to a pharmacy benefit-management firm called Express Scripts And painkiller abuse in the state is having lethal consequences.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Imposter

Too good to be true, and yet ...


Rod Lott
Although now I can’t remember the publication, I recall reading an article about con artist Frédéric Bourdin and thinking, “This would make a really good documentary.” A few years later, The Imposter is that documentary.
Friday, February 15, 2013

New canvas

Art therapy helps with coping and awakening the artist inside.

Visual Arts

Stephie Gregory

Finding Meaning: The Art of Recovery
6-9 p.m. Friday
Joy’s Palace
300 E. Main St., Norman

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Ok, this one isn’t funny


Gazette staff
Again, our state ranks near last in a report. Surprised? No. Angry? Only at ourselves. The Center for American Progress rated states based on 36 different factors that included economics, leadership and health in its report The State of Women in America. Oklahoma was No. 48th and received a grade of “F,” above Louisiana and Utah.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013