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1 hr ago | Okie Funk

Dorman Offers Up School Funding Plan, Links Fallin To Barresi

Joe Dorman's campaign for governor took a strong step in the right direction Thursday when it linked Gov. Mary Fallin to controversial outgoing State Schools Superintendent Janet Barresi and offered up a plan to better fund schools.

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9 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Showdown over Highway Trust Fund raising states' concerns

Chalk up rural roads as another national category that West Virginia has earned a low ranking among the 50 U.S. states.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Chapmanville, WV, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Bentley, McConnell, WV

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Workers comp commission lays off 16 workers

Oklahoma's Workers Compensation Commission has laid off 16 employees as the organization transitions from a court-based system to an administrative one.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe announces deal to save program for rural fire departments

Sen. Jim Inhofe The Oklahoma lawmaker applauded Wednesday's agreement to continue Department of Defense surplus vehicle sales to rural fire departments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Oklahoma, Republican, US House of Representatives, Department of Defense, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

American Reporter

DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- According to all the climatologists, the Earth...

May 30, 2013 ecology 806/$8.06 On Native Ground AS THE PLANET HEATS UP, IT'S TIME TO ASK AMERICANS TO SACRIFICE MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including ... (more)

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Oklahoma City, OK

Vanity Fair

The One Thing Republicans Must Do to Have a Credible Shot at Defeating Hillary

Not only have 99 percent of sexually active women ages 15 to 44 in America used birth control, but by a 2-1 margin, American women support the requirement under Obamacare that private health insurance plans cover the full cost of birth control.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma residents get ready to circulate petition to overturn solar and wind bill

Two Oklahoma residents unhappy with a new state law on rooftop solar panels and small wind turbines are getting ready to circulate a petition aimed at repealing the law through a state question on November's ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma City, OK, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Townhall

Common Core Becomes a Nightmare

Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine wants "unfettered access"...

Rep. Jim Bridenstine said Monday that he wants "unfettered access" to the Fort Sill facility housing unaccompanied alien children, and he criticized the media tour scheduled for Thursday at the U.S. Army post in southwestern Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate, Tom Cole, Oklahoma, US Military, Fort Sill, US Army

Insurance Journal West

Delays in Thousands of Oklahoma Worker Comp Cases From Court Move

Hearings for thousands of injured workers will be delayed this month while the state's workers compensation system is split into two agencies - each with its own staff, offices and equipment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

KTEN-TV Denison

Strip club rumor prompts special session request

A Democratic state representative from Chouteau wants Gov. Mary Fallin and legislative leaders to call a special legislative session to deal with a strip club that he says is rumored to be coming to Mayes County.

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Okie Funk

Earthquake Issue Needs Grassroots Movement, Political Leadership

As earthquakes continue to shake things up in record numbers here in central Oklahoma and as more scientific information emerges linking them to the fracking process, it's becoming increasingly apparent that it will take a broad grassroots movement to force government action on the issue.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Common Core upsets home-schooling parents

Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.

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Related Topix: Education, Home Schooling, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Governors, Mary Fallin, Family, Kids, Lawrence, KS

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KSL-TV

Okla. state questions could drive voter turnout

With efforts underway to place initiatives involving storm shelters and marijuana sales on this November's ballot, Oklahoma Democrats are wondering if the issues can benefit them this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, Oklahoma, Brad Henry, US Governors, Mary Fallin

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

Murder victim's mother petitions against Okla. Dept. of Corrections

In December of last year, Joshua Scott was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of first degree murder.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons, Mack Alford Correctional Center, McAlester, OK

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NewsOK.com

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine says he was denied access to Fort Sill...

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine was denied access Tuesday to the Fort Sill facility being used to house unaccompanied minors who have illegally crossed the U.S. border, the congressman said Wednesday.

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NewsOK.com

White House argues for Medicaid expansion

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said much of the debate over allowing more people on the Medicaid rolls "has gotten bound up in politics," including the assertion by some governors that states would be on the hook for major spending increases in the future.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Altus Times

Fallin attends SWORW meet and greet

Governor Mary Fallin ended her day-long tour of the Altus area with a meet and greet held by the Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women group, attended by community leaders and supporters, on Monday June 30. Governor Fallin spoke about her visit to Altus and Lake Tom Steed and the presentation of the Southwest Oklahoma Water Action Plan presented by ... (more)

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Daily Kos

OK, MO Governors win "Golden Padlock" award for "unwavering commitment" to execution secrecy

This weekend, the prestigious national journalism organization Investigative Reporters and Editors awarded its annual "Golden Padlock" award to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for their commitment to government secrecy surrounding state executions.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Voices: Turning our backs on immigrant children

When Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican, found out that some people in federal custody would be sent to her state and housed at Fort Sill, she called the move "inappropriate," saying President Obama shouldn't be using those facilities "as a tool to cover up" his failed policies.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Randy Hultgren, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Mary Fallin, US Governors

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