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Local Impact: Grassroots groups bring citizens together to respond to federal issues affecting local communities

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Letters to the Editor: May 20, 2015

It’s dangerous The “fracking chemicals have never been found in drinking water” proclamation by the fossil fuel industry recently bit the dust. “Evaluating a groundwater supply contamination incident attributed to Marcellus Shale gas development,” a peer-reviewed scientific publication from the prestigious National Academy of Sciences published April 2, says otherwise. This study found evidence of

Dorman says he’s an underdog who’s gaining ground

“Just like the NCAA bracket where I see the underdogs are doing very well this year, I think we are going to see the same thing happen on Nov. 4,” said Dorman, referring to the annual NCAA basketball tournament currently in action and the date Oklahomans will vote for governor. “As the election moves toward

He’s No. 5!

Other top-of-the-political-pops Okies include Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Westville) at No. 33 and Rep. James Lankford (R-OKC) at No. 76. The Journal decided rankings based on a number of things, including how the men voted and scoring methods that included foreign issues and social and economic reform. No other Oklahoman cracked the top 100. For shame.

Capital kumbaya

While Sen. Tom Coburn has gone out of his way at times to be the bee in President Barack Obama’s bonnet, both have said they are friends and have a great respect for one another. With Coburn’s departure from the Senate coming soon due to his battle with cancer, USA Today reported Obama recently name-checked

James lankford liberal?

 After announcing his bid for Tom Coburn’s soon-to-be vacant senate seat, local Tea Partiers (not to be confused with “partiers”) launched an all-out assault on the fiery, redheaded Republican U.S. Representative of Oklahoma’s 5th District. Apparently, gutting SNAP food stamp benefits, blaming gun violence on “welfare moms” and believing it should be legal to fire

Coburn battles a cancer that isn’t liberal

Coburn, 65, is undergoing evaluation and treatment for a recurrence of prostate cancer that required surgery in 2011. As a threetime cancer survivor and a licensed physician, Coburn knows the drill. Taking time off from work might seem logical, but after his 2011 surgery, Coburn was back in Washington, D.C., a few days later to

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