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Leadership Oklahoma to honor community luminaries at annual gala

“I hired people of color, for the most part, who didn’t have the training to be a journalist,” Russell Perry said. “I trained them.”

No Plains Pipeline founder Ashley McCray speaks during a press conference announcing the campaign to stop Plains All American’s
Diamond Pipeline, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Diamond Pipeline would run from Cushing to Memphis, Tennessee.

(Cover: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: What can OKC do to prevent temblors from hitting within city limits

“The only people in the whole mix that say these earthquakes aren’t man-made and not caused by wastewater disposal wells are those directly in the business,” Reid said.

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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Cleveland County environmental movement has parallels to Standing Rock Sioux tribe struggles in North Dakota

The images of thick, black, heavy crude flowing between homes and into the natural wetlands haunt Maria Todd. Anytime the mother of three hears discussions of pipelines, her mind reels with images of the 2013 Pegasus Pipeline rupture that coated parts of Mayflower, Arkansas, she said during a recent interview with Oklahoma Gazette. Recently, such

Oklahoma County ranked No. 1 in oil-producing economies in a recent study. | Photo Gazette / file

Oklahoma County lead the county in job creation in the oil and gas industry

A diversified oil and gas economy greatly contributed to Oklahoma County’s success.

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