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Chicken-Fried News: Oklahoma nightmare

Let’s say you are an avid follower of Oklahoma politics but fell and hit your head when leaving the Capitol tunnel after Gov. Mary Fallin’s State of the State Address on Feb. 6. Let’s say the fall knocked you into a coma. More than four months later, you emerged from unconsciousness with questions burning in

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Chicken-Fried News: ‘Disgustingly inhumane’

An Oklahoma lawmaker threw a ridiculous, alarming, questionable budget-saving idea onto the list submitted by the House Republican Platform Caucus.

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Chicken-Fried News: Business time

Oklahoma lawmakers haven’t fixed the budget hole yet, but they have applauded state football and academic champions, authorized replicas or statues of historical documents on public property and created specials license plates.

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A statewide program helps improve the lives of first-time mothers and their children

Oklahoma’s Children First partners with first-time, low-income moms and families to build safe, stable, healthy homes for children.

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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.”

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Alcohol reform is still underway at the state Capitol

Proposed bills include changes to taxes, the number of liquor licenses someone may have and stores opening on Sundays.

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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.

The waters of Sardis Lake, located in southeastern Oklahoma, have been at the center of a federal lawsuit. | Photo State of Oklahoma / provided

State and Native tribes reach water source agreement

The agreement outlines rules including how much water Oklahoma City is allowed to take from the Sardis Lake annually.

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