The Oklahoma Legislature has closed this session sine die, and they did a lot this term — or a little, depending on how you look at it.

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Chicken-Fried News: Oklahoma nightmare

Chicken-Fried News: Oklahoma nightmare

Let’s say you are an avid follower of Oklahoma politics but fell and hit your head when leaving the Capitol tunnel after Gov. Mary Fallin’s State of the State Address on Feb. 6. Let’s say the fall knocked you into a coma. More than four months later, you emerged from unconsciousness with questions burning in

Myra Moaning teaches her kindergarten class at Little Light Christian School, Thursday, March 2, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A local school works to reduce risks for children with incarcerated parents

Children with incarcerated parents face slimmer chances of success than other children, but Little Light Christian School hopes to reverse those odds.

Mark Woodward poses for a photo at the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, Thursday, April 14, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

420: Data shows marijuana isn’t Oklahoma’s problem drug

Though marijuana is a hot topic in Oklahoma, the state’s most dangerous drugs aren’t necessarily found on the street.

Chris Steele during an interview with the Gazette at TEEM in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A coalition is reassessing how the state treats low-level offenders

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform is working to change laws for low-level offenders in the state and better fund rehabilitation programs.

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