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Impact study shows Native American gaming benefits Oklahoma economy

Impact study shows Native American gaming benefits Oklahoma economy

Native American gaming contributed $7.2 billion to Oklahoma’s economy in 2015.

Sandino Thompson, community member on OKCPS Northeast Task Force, poses for a photo at F.D. Moon, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 25, 2017

It takes many incarnations or lives for a soul to make important choices concerning the direction of a community, city or country.

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.

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Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017

CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.

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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.

(Photos Garett Fisbeck / Photo illustration Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Local Santas bring the legend to life

“I do believe if there wasn’t a Christmas, we’d have to invent one,” he said.

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Chicken-Fried News: Interior work

Tribal leaders and Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett are among those who support Mary Fallin’s candidacy for secretary of the interior.

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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