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Rep. Mickey Dollens is pitching a plan to develop a state apprenticeship program to train high school students for the work of the future in high-demand areas rather than just train for today’s jobs

Rep. Mickey Dollens sees an opportunity to reform career and technical education

The representative from Oklahoma City believes apprenticeships and increased technical education will be key as automation increases.

Letters to the Editor: July 26, 2017

Planned Parenthood is trusted by women everywhere. I know because I used its services when I was in my 20s, when I was just starting out in the real world but with no access to health care.

Julia Kirt, Kelsey Karper, and Deborah McAuliffe at an Oklahoma Contemporary summer art camp, Friday, June 23, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Study finds arts have a significant impact on Oklahoma’s economy

Arts & Economic Prosperity 5: The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts & Cultural Organizations and Their Audiences in the State of Oklahoma was published in June.

Roland J. Chupik, executive director of Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma, poses for a photo in front of one of his company's building projects, Friday, May 5, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC leverages federal dollars to expand affordable housing options

The new federal budget plan puts those funds — and the revitalization they bring to the metro — in jeopardy.

(Chris Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Local impact! How federal decisions affect local lives and communities

“They are trying to create and turn citizens against the environment and environmentalism, which troubles me more than anything,” Bridgwater said.

Devery Youngblood | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Oklahoma Tomorrow vows to protect funding for higher education

Private sector employers and organizations stress the need for employees with higher education degrees.

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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.

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