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Ryan Kiesel, of ACLU of Oklahoma, speaks during a press conference lead by ACLU and allies dounouncing legislative efforts to silence protestors, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Anti-protest bills could curb freedom of speech or provide protection in Oklahoma

Anti-protest bills could curb freedom of speech or provide protection in Oklahoma

House Bill 1123 would enhance trespassing laws, and House Bill 2128 would hold protesters and individuals or entities that financially aid them liable for property damage.

Demonstrators during a #NoBanNoWall rally at the University of Central Oklahoma, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local groups react to recent executive orders

Groups continue to promote diversity, unity and progress in the face of the recent political and community climate.

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Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.

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Civic engagement groups prepare for the next legislative session

Together Oklahoma and Let’s Fix This, Oklahoma! work to engage citizens in government.

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The fight against opioids continues

State agencies and nonprofit groups focus on preventing overdose deaths and safely disposing of painkillers.

House District 85 includes the area on the north side of the Northwest Expressway in this view from the May Avenue overpass.  mh

Candidates in HD85’s GOP primary election face challenges

As the primary election for HD85 nears, Republican contenders expect challenges due to low voter turnout.

Unfinished business

In addition, City Council this week asked that state Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones investigate some city employees connected with the beleaguered project. That request was prompted by a complaint from an Oklahoma City police captain who alleges that the city manager’s office failed to order an investigation or audit after officials were told of

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