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Brittny Meeks, Americorp volunteer, reads to children during an afterschool program at Hilldale Elementary, Thursday, April 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local impact: Proposed federal budget cuts threaten to reduce or eliminate social services and humanities agencies

Local impact: Proposed federal budget cuts threaten to reduce or eliminate social services and humanities agencies

Oklahoma Humanities, AmeriCorps and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will most likely be affected if federal program budgets are cut.

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City council passes anti-discrimination housing measures

New housing measures protect citizens against discrimination because of sexual orientation, disability, age and familial status.

Power of the purse

The descendants of freedmen of the Cherokee Nation, who are mostly black, recently were declared to be ineligible for tribal membership following a years-long court fight. A separate case is currently going on in federal court and has yet to be decided. These freedmen are the descendants of former slaves owned by the tribes, and

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