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Angie Ward poses for a photo at her home in The Village, Friday, March 31, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahomans face an uncertain health care future

Oklahomans face an uncertain health care future

While Congress debates the future of the Affordable Care Act, many citizens fear they will lose coverage.

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Local Impact: Grassroots groups bring citizens together to respond to federal issues affecting local communities

Oklahoma Progressive Network and Indivisible use social media and real-life interaction to shed light on important issues that affect everyone.

Demonstrators during a #NoBanNoWall rally at the University of Central Oklahoma, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local groups react to recent executive orders

Groups continue to promote diversity, unity and progress in the face of the recent political and community climate.

The waters of Sardis Lake, located in southeastern Oklahoma, have been at the center of a federal lawsuit. | Photo State of Oklahoma / provided

State and Native tribes reach water source agreement

The agreement outlines rules including how much water Oklahoma City is allowed to take from the Sardis Lake annually.

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Letters to the Editor: Jan. 4, 2017

Let’s hope that the changes that are forthcoming to the U.S. Supreme Court will include jurists that will follow the letter and spirit of the writers of the First Amendment without inserting creative, erroneous interpretations of what is clear English.

Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor Melissa McLawhorn Houston poses for a photo in her office, Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  (Garett FIsbeck)

UPDATE New overtime law affects Oklahoma workers and businesses

The Fair Labor Standards Act raises the minimum salary under exemption and is expected to cause major workplace changes.

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Letters to the Editor: Aug. 31, 2016

Motherly advice The floods, wildfires and extreme weather events now becoming common are early warnings of greater challenges coming because of global warming and climate change. For more than 50 years, climate scientists have warned that rising levels of C02 and methane from human sources were warming the atmosphere and that, unless abated, would have

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Penn & Teller’s Penn Jillette talks politics, travel and value of truth ahead of Aug. 19 show

Jillette appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice with the show’s former host, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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Artist pays tribute to Suzan Shown Harjo in mural project

The tribute to Harjo is part of a larger mural project at Concho Indian Boarding School.

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