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Miss Gay Oklahoma 2016 Ry’lee Hilton (Carrie Strong / provided)

Ryan Tigner, aka Miss Gay Oklahoma 2016 Ry’lee Hilton, receives a medal from EMSA just months after earning pageant crown

Ryan Tigner, aka Miss Gay Oklahoma 2016 Ry’lee Hilton, receives a medal from EMSA just months after earning pageant crown

Earlier this year, Ry’lee won the Miss Gay Lawton America title and then won Miss Gay Oklahoma America in only her second year competing.

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Food Briefs: Saturday cookie class, Amazonia reopens, Slaughter’s Hall celebrates a birthday

Its Two Year Anniversary Party 6 p.m. Thursday gives revelers the gift of an all-local beer wall and special brews.

Pearl Barnett on the campus of Northeast Academy, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Northeast Academy leaders push for charter status

School leaders want to focus on STEM education, community service, work experience and restoring academic excellence.

Joy Hofmeister takes questions and comments during a town hall meeting at Capitol Hill High School, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State superintendent holds town hall meeting to address new education standards

Each state will approve Every Student Succeeds Act requirements and send them to the United States Department of Education.

Colin Strickland talks about the library at Edgemere School, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Community aids local school in trying to end student poverty

Organizations, businesses and churches help Edgemere Elementary School succeed as a community school.

Thousands gather on at the Oklahoma State Capitol for a Teacher's Rally, Monday, March 30, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Teacher pay remains at the forefront of citizens’ minds after the election

State leaders and local groups plan to continue to fight for teacher raises in Oklahoma.

(Cover design: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Poverty impacts disproportionate number of OKC residents

“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.

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