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Letters to the Editor: April 26, 2017

Letters to the Editor: April 26, 2017

Something’s rotten Last month, in the midst of all the events within our country and around the world, an event occurred that received little attention. During the March 22 terrorist attack in London, President Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a message to Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London. This tweet was sent as the terrorist attack unfolded,

Brittny Meeks, Americorp volunteer, reads to children during an afterschool program at Hilldale Elementary, Thursday, April 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local impact: Proposed federal budget cuts threaten to reduce or eliminate social services and humanities agencies

Oklahoma Humanities, AmeriCorps and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will most likely be affected if federal program budgets are cut.

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Commentary: Where’s the transparency?

Other critics point to a lack of courtroom experience, noting that Wyrick admits in his application that he has only taken one civil case to verdict on a bench trial and has never taken either a civil or criminal case to verdict before a jury. Also, he has never been a judge.

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

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.

Sen. Lankford, Free Speech Fairness Act

Sen. James Lankford asserts nonprofit organizations are unfairly prevented from engaging in political activity

His Free Speech Fairness Act would allow nonprofit organizations to speak freely about politics and candidates.

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.

LOS ANGELES - FEB 06:  Kathy Griffin arrives to the Directors Guild Awards 2016  on February 06, 2016 in Century City, CA.

Kathy Griffin talks Thackerville, Donald Trump and wearing Anderson Cooper’s underwear with Oklahoma Gazette ahead of Friday show

Griffin performs 9 p.m. Friday at WinStar World Casino & Resort.

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