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Cover Story: Studying the storied history of banning popular literature

Cover Story: Studying the storied history of banning popular literature

“I think one of the quickest ways to get a book read is to ban it,” Cheek said as she worked at Norman Public Library West.

Chris Steele during an interview with the Gazette at TEEM in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A coalition is reassessing how the state treats low-level offenders

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform is working to change laws for low-level offenders in the state and better fund rehabilitation programs.

Women fared well in legislation

Although the topic of reproductive rights came up across the national political scene and appeared to take center stage in Oklahoma by way of the proposed personhood bill, there was much more that happened at the state Capitol worth sharing. For one, House Bill 2396, co-authored by Rep. Wade Rousselot, D-Wagoner, and Sen. Kim David,

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