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Farmers markets connect growers and consumers for the freshest local produce

“We have consumers that have a desire to be involved in their community or at least to know their community,” said Meriruth Cohenour, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry agritourism coordinator.

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Law language of State Question 777 is major issue for opponents, as supporters preach its protections

“When I hear farms complaining about the bureaucracy and the agencies bothering them, they are talking about the federal government, not the state,” he said. “This will not protect from federal intervention.”

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Commentary: State questions require voter diligence

Oklahoma’s state questions affect our everyday lives and must be carefully considered before Election Day.

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The Of the Earth exhibit showcases Cherokee Nation’s relationship with the planet

“This was a place of reformation,” she explained. “Prisoners were taught trades and gardening so they could make a better life for themselves when they got out.”

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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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News briefs: Oklahoma City Dodgers drive sales, councilors sworn in and more

Name change Damon Berryhill, head coach of the Oklahoma City Dodgers, said the city’s three magic words when asked to recall his memory playing in the first game when the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark opened in 1998. “As far as I was concerned, it was a big-league city,” said Berryhill, as if reading from a script

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