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1 hr ago | Okie Funk
The fact that Gov. Mary Fallin's approval rating has significantly dropped and that she now finds herself in a competitive race in her reelection bid may well be part of a national growing dissatisfaction with the Republican Party on a state level.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit the state board of education filed against the state legislature in an attempt to avoid following a new law repealing and replacing national Common Core education mandates.
A move by an Oklahoma state representative could potentially limit any future growth of strip clubs and other adult oriented businesses in the eastern Oklahoma areas near the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas regions.
Its pretty interesting that - with the exception of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush - you can usually connect the dots between opposition to Common Core and a Republican seeking, or being talked about for, the presidency.
PLAYBOOK PREVIEW: RAND PAUL TO MAKE EDUCATION PUSH: Sen. Rand Paul, in an effort to reach out to voters beyond the Republican base, is planning a major push on education reform, including "education choice, school choice, vouchers, charter schools, you name it - I think we need innovation."
Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies.
The study, conducted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Rhodium Group, both research organizations, concluded that the regulation would cut demand for electricity from coal - the nation's largest source of carbon pollution - but create robust new demand for natural gas, which has just half the carbon footprint of coal.
The federal government is considering using Oklahoma foster care families for some of those undocumented children at Fort Sill, that according to Gov. Mary Fallin.
The leader of the Oklahoma Senate has approved three members to a committee that will oversee a $120 million renovation of the state Capitol.
Oklahoma schools are receiving their allocation for the new fiscal year, and districts are receiving an increase of about $38 per student.
A new poll shows gubernatorial candidate Joe Dorman, a Democrat and a term-limited state representative, in a surprisingly tight election with incumbent Gov. Mary Fallin.
Members of Oklahoma's all-Republican congressional delegation are urging President Barack Obama to reconsider using Fort Sill to house unaccompanied minors from Central America who have been caught trying to entering the country illegally.
With the Legislature's repeal of tough, new English and math standards known as Common Core, education leaders said they're concerned Oklahoma students will fall further behind their counterparts in more than 40 state which have implemented the standards.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 08:28 am
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