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Former U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is the keynote speaker at next month’s Sally’s List luncheon. (U.S. Congress/provided)

An Oklahoma organization recruiting, training and helping elect progressive women welcomes former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer to its annual luncheon

An Oklahoma organization recruiting, training and helping elect progressive women welcomes former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer to its annual luncheon

An Oklahoma organization recruiting, training and helping elect progressive women welcomes former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer to its annual luncheon.

Participating writers for the first Returning the Gift conference gather for a group photo in 1992. (Returning the Gift / provided)

Returning the Gift literary conference journeys back to Norman to celebrate 25 years

The Native American writer’s conference welcomes guests like poets Joy Harjo and Simon Ortiz.

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Chicken-Fried News: Norman smoke signals

The Friendly Market proprietors were let off the hook when a Cleveland County jury found them not guilty of selling drug paraphernalia.

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

Oklahoma Progressive Network and Indivisible use social media and real-life interaction to shed light on important issues that affect everyone.

A group meets at Norman United, Tuesday, July 5, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Norman United fights for further change

Norman United seeks amendments to Norman’s anti-discrimination ordinance and works to educate the community on LGBT issues.

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Freedom Oklahoma directs focus on municipalities and LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinances

“When you have a minority group who are targeted by hate crimes and violence, it is the duty of the government and elected officials to step up and show respect to that community,” Stevenson said.

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