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A newly created coalition plans to bring a ballot initiative before Oklahoma voters to decide whether to raise the state gross production tax to 7 percent to address low teacher salaries. (Photo Laura Eastes)

A newly created coalition is drafting language for a state ballot initiative that would raise the state gross production tax to fund a teacher pay raise

A newly created coalition is drafting language for a state ballot initiative that would raise the state gross production tax to fund a teacher pay raise

Raise gross production tax and get a teacher pay raise? One coalition is moving forward with its proposal.

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Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017

CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.

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Oklahoma earthquakes prompt legal action

Individuals, environmental protection groups and tribes have filed suit with various energy companies in Oklahoma due to damage caused by recent earthquakes.

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Oil and gas laws pose problems for city residents

Laws leave municipal agencies unable to do much about complaints.

Photos from Standing Rock tribal protests at Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Taken week of Nov. 1 2016. MANDATORY CREDIT Wade Dunstan / for Oklahoma Gazette — NO ARCHIVE, ONE-TIME USE ONLY FOR 11.16 OKLAHOMA GAZETTE

Dakota pipeline protests swell local and national sovereignty and human rights struggles

Seven months after they began, the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protests at North Dakota’s Standing Rock Indian Reservation have converged with Native American Heritage Month, bringing even greater focus on the thousands of people from various indigenous tribes and nations working to halt pipeline development on Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lands. The tribe’s goals are,

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Letters to the Editor: Nov. 16, 2016

The Sooner Poll found that more Oklahomans prefer the alternative of death by incarceration — true life without the possibility of parole — over capital punishment when given that option.

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