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An employee walks past beer selection at Poncho's Liquortown.  mh

Alcohol reform is still underway at the state Capitol

Alcohol reform is still underway at the state Capitol

Proposed bills include changes to taxes, the number of liquor licenses someone may have and stores opening on Sundays.

No Plains Pipeline founder Ashley McCray speaks during a press conference announcing the campaign to stop Plains All American’s
Diamond Pipeline, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Diamond Pipeline would run from Cushing to Memphis, Tennessee.

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Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

T. Sheri Dickerson, Marina Mangiaracina and incumbent John Pettis Jr. will be on the Feb. 14 election ballot.

Karen Waddell, president and CEO of Lynn Institute, sits with Collaaborative Chair Greg Jones, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Lynn Institute and collaborative continue to work to improve the NE OKC community

Organizers work to improve health, wellness and quality of life for citizens in northeast Oklahoma City.

Crossroads of Commerce exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A museum exhibit explores Oklahoma’s economic history

Crossroads of Commerce: A History of Free Enterprise in Oklahoma celebrates the history of Oklahoma’s economic innovators.

Time for middle-out economics

Yet the 2006 tax cut also increased the standard deduction. This eliminated income taxes for some 45,000 moderateincome families and lowered taxes for Oklahomans at all income levels. At the time, lawmakers wanted to make sure tax reduction was both bottom-up and top-down. By contrast, the current governor and Legislature have pushed tax cuts that

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