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At Calm Waters Center for Children and Families, children’s memory cards of their lost loved ones hang on the wall. (Photos Laura Eastes)

An OKC nonprofit wants to help children and families through loss this holiday season

An OKC nonprofit wants to help children and families through loss this holiday season

An OKC nonprofit wants to help children and families through loss this holiday season.

Close photo of prescription bottle for Hydrocodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration

As the opioid epidemic continues, Oklahomans require better support systems

Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.

Letters to the Editor: April 15, 2014

The problem is the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. So, if a person condemned to die is kept from knowing the source, consistency and content of the drugs that will kill him or her, how can anyone know if it is cruel or unusual? In January, the final words

LIFE

The University of Central Oklahoma’s American Democracy Project will host a debate over the death penalty, with a banquet to follow. Debaters will cover topics like the Oklahoma Justice Commission’s call for reforms to the criminal justice system, the public’s perceived legitimacy of the reforms and the abolition of the death penalty. The banquet will

Mandating the Pledge of Allegiance

After posting this on my social media, it became painfully apparent that fellow Oklahomans had strong opinions regarding this topic. I realize that the Pledge of Allegiance is a true symbol of patriotism, and for good reason. Have we, however, considered the origins of our pledge and why it was originally introduced into our schooling

Shaky shelter

In an exclusive News9/Oklahoma Gazette poll, 52 percent of Oklahoma City residents “strongly supported” public funding to help build storm shelters in public schools. Another 26 percent “somewhat supported” the idea. The survey included 980 city residents, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.13 percent. Though, when asked where the funding should

Storm Shelter funding debate gets heated

In an exclusive News9/Oklahoma Gazette poll, 52 percent of Oklahoma City residents “strongly supported” public funding to help build storm shelters in public schools. Another 26 percent “somewhat supported” the idea. The survey included 980 city residents, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.13 percent. Though, when asked where the funding should

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