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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

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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OKCPS school board candidates prepare for Tuesday election

Budget issues, school choice, student demographics and teacher pay are important topics in this election.

In reform, real focus on needs on students

Oklahoma’s education debate spends a lot of time on a few familiar subjects: education funding vs. tax cuts, vouchers and charters vs. traditional public schools and high-stakes testing vs. letting teachers teach. What’s too often missing from these debates is any consideration of the needs of real students. We’ve lost sight of the reasons kids

‘The good crazy’

He wants it to be about Heartland Rabbit Rescue in Blanchard, about Mindy’s Memory Primate Sanctuary, about Hands Helping Paws in Norman and about each and every animal rescue and rights organization in Oklahoma, the United States and beyond. “They’re my real heroes,” he said. What Ingersoll would really like this story to be about,


In other words, the guy is definitely not the lovey-dovey type. But that unblinking, cold-blooded aesthetic is largely what makes Amour, coming to home video after an Academy Award win for Best Foreign Language Film, so remarkable. In its depiction of an elderly Parisian couple coming to terms with illness and looming death, the film


Hey, guys, you’d feel the same if you had no testicles. Bullhead is not, however, your average chunk of Oscar bait. In fact, nothing about it is average. Its distributor is Drafthouse Films, the theatrical arm of the legendary — among outré-cinema enthusiasts, at least — Austin, Texas-based Alamo Drafthouse, where you can enjoy a

CFN Mailbag

In the Aug. 24 Chicken-Fried News called “Tower trouble,” the last sentence refers to the “rest of the loons out there.” I don’t think it is very sensitive of your writer to use this language. If the writer’s mother, sister, or son were mentally challenged, I don’t think such language would have been used. Thank

Wine words

Oklahoma has had a few of Theise’s wines for several years, but as of this summer, the availability expanded to about 30 wines. What marks Theise as special in an industry with so many names and personalities is both his ability to select outstanding wines and his commitment to a way of selecting those wines.

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