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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

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

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McLoud devours legacy as Blackberry Capital of the World during annual festival

McLoud Blackberry Festival honors the town’s history with a good, old-fashioned community affair, including a parade, pageant and, of course, general admiration of the dark, tart and juicy edible aggregate fruit.

Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman, Ed Shadid, during the recent debate concerning panhandleing, 12-8-15, at City Hall in Downtown OKC.  (Mark Hancock)

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.

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Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma receives grant to help veterans

The organization will use the funds from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help homeless and imminently homeless veterans and their families.

Al McAffrey on the Oklahoma State House of Representatives floor, 1-30-12.  Mark Hancock

Tom Guild faces Al McAffrey in runoff election

Guild and McAffrey vie to represent Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District.

Clinical Director, Cindy Stober,  gives a tour of the Gateway Prevention and Recovery fitness room on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Shawnee, Oklahoma.  (Emmy Verdin)

Federal and state officials fight against the opioid epidemic

Gateway to Prevention and Recovery in Shawnee serves people battling opioid addiction all over Oklahoma.

Quaker state

However, they ended up documenting the state’s biggest earthquake in recorded history. “We didn’t know we were going to go out to record a main shock,” said Holland, a seismologist for the Oklahoma Geological Survey. The surprise of having such a large quake in Oklahoma, considered geologically stable by most, has not been lost on

Quaker state

However, they ended up documenting the state’s biggest earthquake in recorded history. “We didn’t know we were going to go out to record a main shock,” said Holland, a seismologist for the Oklahoma Geological Survey. The surprise of having such a large quake in Oklahoma, considered geologically stable by most, has not been lost on

State offers cooling relief for needy

The federal government gave the state Department of Human Services (OKDHS) about $22 million for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program that would help income-eligible residents are vulnerable to summer heat to pay for summertime cooling systems, according to a news release. A one-person household would receive $200, while a household of two or more

Twist off

With the onset of spring comes the beginning of tornado season, that magical time of year wherein your regularly scheduled programming is preempted and your skies turn a foreboding shade of green. Dust off your beer glasses and spray down the rim of your toilet: It’s time for the Gary England drinking game. Invented by

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