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(Cover photo by Garett Fisbeck / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Historic howl: Miss Blues shouts her roots from the cotton fields to the history books

Cover Story: Historic howl: Miss Blues shouts her roots from the cotton fields to the history books

“Every generation has to change the music,” Minner said, “otherwise, your mom might come to the party.”

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Crime victims, domestic violence groups, others advocate for Marsy’s Law

“Victims can be taken to court over and over, sometimes over a period of years,” Peery said. “The right to a speedy trial doesn’t happen for victims. … The process of the court just re-traumatizes victims.”

Wes Tibbs holds a goose at his farm in Oklahoma City, Friday, June 24, 2016.  "We got into it because it's a marketing angle for when we move beyond the hobby farm level.  I think they're a really good organization, in that, they provide people who are doing far bigger things than I am doing an opportunity to get their name out there and get a different angle on marketing that a lot of people don't have.... As consumers are moving toward the locally grown movement, it really gives them a leg up to join the locally grown movement."  (Garett Fisbeck)

Nationwide farming coalition helps Oklahoma veterans

For Brian Chambers, life after deployment is a struggle in some ways. “I was a special missions aviator in the Air Force for eight years. We were everywhere — Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa — and I was lucky; I didn’t sustain serious injury physically, but I do have some issues mentally. It’s hard to explain, but

Eric Oesch, deputy director of Red Earth, with Native American artwork by Commanche artist, Rance Hood called "Peyote Men", inside their facility located in the Santa Fe Plaza in Downtown OKC, 10-2-2015.  (Mark Hancock)

Red Earth Golf Tournament benefits a nonprofit’s efforts to promote culture

“A lot of people that get a team have done it for numerous years, but we always have room for new people as well,” he said.

Micah Graham, a member of Teacher For America, teaches prekindergarten 	at Rockwood Elementary School. The University of Oklahoma alumna is in her first year of teaching.

Nonprofit organization bolsters recent graduates and public schools

Teach For America helps underserved schools in Oklahoma with specially trained teachers.

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