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As executive director of Freedom Oklahoma, Troy Stevenson works closely with municipal leaders in Oklahoma at reviewing policies to promote equality. (Photo Megan Nance)

Oklahoma cities score poorly for LGBT equality in a new study, but Freedom Oklahoma believes gains, even small, are coming

Oklahoma cities score poorly for LGBT equality in a new study, but Freedom Oklahoma believes gains, even small, are coming

Oklahoma cities score poorly for LGBT equality in a new study, but Freedom Oklahoma believes gains, even small, are coming.

DACA recipients Alejandro Raigoza Munoz left and Judith Huerta right comfort Brisa Ledezma as she speaks during a demonstration to defend DACA at Santa Fe South High School last week. (Garett Fisbeck)

The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation

The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation. Efforts are already underway.

Randy Entz poses for a photo at the City of Edmond Planning Department, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Edmond launches a comprehensive plan rewrite to help city leaders manage how the city will grow in the next few decades

Edmond launches a comprehensive plan rewrite to help city leaders manage how the city will grow in the next few decades.

August Rivera, Executive Director at Eagle Ridge Institute, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Addiction poses threat to Oklahoma teens

The health department and local officials and organizations help teens struggling with addiction through programs and prevention tactics.

Aundria Goree, administrator of community health, talks about a grand the OCCHD has recently received, Tuesday, April 25, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OCCHD, others receive a federal grant to bridge gap between social, medical care

“Unmet health needs like food insecurity, transportation issues and unstable housing can lead to developing risks for chronic diseases,” she said. “We want to combat individuals increasing their risks of developing chronic diseases through traditional health care with preventable care.”

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