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Oklahoma State Department of Education Superintendent Joy Hofmeister. (Garett Fisbeck / file)

Oklahoma’s college students spend over $22 million more to learn what they didn’t master in high school

Oklahoma’s college students spend over $22 million more to learn what they didn’t master in high school

In Oklahoma, remediation costs $22.2 million annually in extra tuition, according to a Center for American Progress report.

A rendering of the future GE Oil and Gas Research Center being built northwest of downtown Oklahoma City. (Provided)

News briefs: Livable Streets Summit, GE oil and gas research center and more

Livable Streets Urban Land Institute is hosting the Livable Streets Summit, a three-day conference focusing on pedestrian, cycling and other open street issues, next week. Running May 14 through 16, the conference will feature special guests Jeff Risom (pictured), Sean Benesh and Dr. Rebecca Sanders; a guided bike tour; and bike olympics. Registration is $25

Reject-ed

Nevertheless, Ritter will play a young Mr. Allman in the upcoming biopic Midnight Rider: The Gregg Allman Story. Others cast in the film, which is still in pre-production, include William Hurt as the elder Gregg Allman and Wyatt Russell as a young Duane, Gregg’s older brother. But back to the issue at hand: Oklahoma native

The Best Films of 2013

10. Instructions Not Included Popular Mexican comedian Eugenio Derbez made his directorial debut with this heartwarming — and heartbreaking — Spanish-language comedy that became one of the biggest cinematic successes of 2013. Derbez is the womanizing Valentín who, after a baby is abandoned on his doorstep, mostly reforms into a near-perfect dad. The setup is

Uhhhh, might he be right this time?

Worry not! In another striking moment of sanity, U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee) questioned the legitimacy of assigning nonprofit status to several tax-exempt, profit-making professional sports organizations, including the National Football League, National Hockey League and Professional Golf Association. The NFL? It raked in a cool $9.5 billion in 2012. Ho-hum. Like so many big

‘It’s a fairness issue’

Photo courtesy Tulsa World / Michael Wyke / file Wheels in the suit are again grinding as state and federal laws continue to collide. Recently, all four, with their attorney, Don Holladay, filed paperwork with U.S. District Judge Terence Kern requesting he rule in their favor. They also said the Oklahoma law violates their constitutional

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