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An exhibit at Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space gallery explores quirky Oklahoma attractions

An exhibit at Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space gallery explores quirky Oklahoma attractions

Scott and Katie Henderson traveled all over the state to capture photographs of the strange and largely unknown for Off the Beaten Path.

Oklahoma State Department of Education Superintendent Joy Hofmeister. (Garett Fisbeck / file)

Oklahoma’s college students spend over $22 million more to learn what they didn’t master in high school

In Oklahoma, remediation costs $22.2 million annually in extra tuition, according to a Center for American Progress report.

(Cover photo by Garett Fisbeck / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Historic howl: Miss Blues shouts her roots from the cotton fields to the history books

“Every generation has to change the music,” Minner said, “otherwise, your mom might come to the party.”

Aurora Lora speaks during a public meeting at Andrew Johnson Elementary, Thursday, March 23, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC Public Schools consolidation plan would drastically affect students, communities

“We are looking at more systemic changes because we’ve run out of easy things to cut,” Lora said last week. “Now, we have to look at changes in grade configurations and school closures for small schools.”

Tina Jones

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.”

Myra Moaning teaches her kindergarten class at Little Light Christian School, Thursday, March 2, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A local school works to reduce risks for children with incarcerated parents

Children with incarcerated parents face slimmer chances of success than other children, but Little Light Christian School hopes to reverse those odds.

Feris O'Brien On Air at the Spy studio.Photo/Shannon  Cornman

Food Briefs: Hideaway Pizza Radio, Eats on 8th & Harvey, Cowboy Chicken and more

Hideaway Pizza launches a radio station; Eats on 8th & Harvey returns; Cowboy Chicken, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, Schlotzsky’s and Potbelly Sandwich Shop locations open; and more

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