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Crime victims, domestic violence groups, others advocate for Marsy’s Law

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.”

Sports hall inductees announced

Inductees include political icon and OU quarterback J.C. Watts, rodeo champ Roy Cooper, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett and All-American footballer Leslie Claudis O’Neal, with posthumous inductions of four-time basketball All-Star Darrell Porter and Amateur Athletic Union basketballer and Olympic coach Gerald Tucker. “This year’s inductees are respected citizens and athletes; a remarkable group of

Paint the town Red

Pull that red dress out of the closet and bust out the emergency fund, because Saturday, you’ll need them both at the Red Night bachelor auction. “The goal for Red Night is to showcase the work that the YWCA does to help women and their families, and to assist them by raising as much money

Making an impact

 Such is the annual scene for Impact Oklahoma, the nonprofit organization comprised of communityminded women who donate $1,000 a year to impact the quality of life in Central Oklahoma in five focus areas: family, culture, health and wellness, environment and education. Then they gather to listen to five nonprofit finalists’ pitches, and decide who will

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