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  1. On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the RichRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | American Reporter

    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 nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety. Early reports said 51 were killed, but that turned out to be due to a "double count" on the ground and at funeral homes, the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office said.

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  2. Years in the Making?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Daily Kos

    It was a nice moment, an effective photo op, actually. Gov. Mary Fallin, obviously moved, hugging those whose loved ones were killed or injured due to texting and driving.

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  3. Oklahoma governor signs child passenger restraint measureRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | KSWO

    Legislation intended to protect Oklahoma children from being killed or maimed in traffic accidents has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. The bill by House Democratic Leader Scott Inman of Del City requires a child under the age of 2 to be secured in a rear-facing car seat.

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  4. Governor Fallin Signs Child Passenger Restraint MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Legislation intended to protect Oklahoma children from being killed or maimed in traffic accidents has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. The bill by House Democratic Leader Scott Inman of Del City requires a child under the age of 2 to be secured in a rear-facing car seat.

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  5. Why This Kansas Ob-Gyn And Her Father Are Suing The State To Stop Its New Abortion BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Switched

    But the father-daughter pair of Drs. Herbert Hodes and Traci Nauser have continued to provide abortions and other reproductive health services, with more than 40 years of combined experience serving Kansas patients between them.

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  6. On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the RichRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    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 nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety. Early reports said 51 were killed, but that turned out to be due to a "double count" on the ground and at funeral homes, the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office said.

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  7. Oklahoma governor signs police body camera footage measureRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Legislation that governs the public release of video from body cameras worn by law enforcement officers has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. A video can be withheld that depicts a death, unless that death was caused by a law enforcement officer.

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  8. Legislation lets counties borrow money for CNG conversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma Senate Bill 656 allows counties to borrow money from the state at no interest for up to five years to help pay for new compressed natural gas vehicles or conversions allowing existing gasoline or diesel-powered vehicles to also use CNG. From left, Sen. Clark Jolley, Gov. Mary Fallin, State Rep. Josh Cockroft, Assistant Cleveland County Commissioner Jacob McHughes and Cleveland County Commissioner Rod Cleveland pose for a photo in front of a CNG truck belonging to the Cleveland County Commissioner's office Thursday at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City.

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  9. 'Newbie' Yen cutting his teeth in SenateRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Oklahoma City Friday

    With a $611 million shortfall, Freshman Fridayland Senator Irvin Yen called the state's budgeting process 'traumatic.' 'The budget was hashed out by a few people,' he said.

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  10. Women Are Being Forced To Wait Longer And Longer To Get An AbortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    Among the new abortion restrictions being imposed by GOP-controlled legislatures this session, a clear trend is emerging: New laws that significantly lengthen the period that women must wait before they're allowed to proceed with an abortion. Abortion waiting periods typically require women to receive state-mandated counseling about abortion, then wait a set amount of time before they may have their procedure.

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  11. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signs bills to extend third-grade reading...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill Wednesday intended to protect students from teachers who get fired over serious accusations but are then able to gain employment at new school districts. Under Senate Bill 711, if a school district decides to fire a teacher for something that could form the basis of a criminal charge, the district will be required to notify the state Board of Education after the completion of due process procedures.

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  12. North Carolina Legislature passes bill mandating 72-hour wait for abortionsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    An abortion bill that would require women in North Carolina to wait 72 hours before having the procedure cleared the state Legislature on Wednesday and is now heading to the desk of Gov. Pat McCrory. The bill, which triples the state's mandatory 24-hour waiting period, cleared the house by a vote of 71 to 43. Under the law, doctors would be required to counsel patients on alternative options at least 72 hours before an abortion could take place.

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  13. Oklahoma Legislature This Year Only Passed Six Election Law Bills,...Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Ballot Access News

    As has been previously reported, this year the Oklahoma legislature finally passed some improvements in ballot access for newly-qualifying parties, and Governor Mary Fallin signed it the day after she received it. The legislative session ended last month, and the ballot access bill, HB 2181, is one of only six bills on election law that passed this year.

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  14. States Show Their True Colors on Fracking - One Enacts a Ban, While ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | jdsupra.com

    Three states have recently taken a stand for or against controversial bans on hydraulic fracturing. Oklahoma, Texas, and Maryland have all passed laws within the past month relating to hydraulic fracturing bans.

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  15. Spinning The Budget CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Okie Funk

    I'm sure some will see this argument as trivial, but Gov. Mary Fallin's praise of next year's fiscal year state budget seemed overly hyperbolic and ignored a couple of key points. In a June 1 news release about the recent legislative session , Fallin noted the $7.1 billion approved budget was "a fiscally responsible blueprint."

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  16. States Show Their True Colors on Fracking - One Enacts a Ban,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | JD Supra

    Three states have recently taken a stand for or against controversial bans on hydraulic fracturing. Oklahoma, Texas, and Maryland have all passed laws within the past month relating to hydraulic fracturing bans.

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  17. Oklahoma's higher education institutions to take 3.5 percent funding cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma's public colleges and universities will receive a 3.5 percent cut to their base funding under a $963.4 million revenue allocation plan approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Oklahoma's public colleges and universities will receive a 3.5 percent cut to their base funding under a $963.4 million revenue allocation plan approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

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  18. Marshall County Jail one of the first to be PREA compliant in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    PREA, which stands for Prison Rape Elimination Act is the first federal law dealing with sexual assault of prisoners. The Marshall County Sheriff's Office said they have become fully compliant since May 31st, 2015.

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  19. We Don't Need Another Earthquake MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Last weekend the movie "San Andreas" premiered, and became the top-grossing film in the U.S. for that weekend. The movie is filled with action, explosions, thrills, and Dwayne Johnson's large biceps.

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  20. Damage from severe weather in Oklahoma in May could top $150 millionRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Damage from tornadoes, floods and severe storms in Oklahoma in May that killed at least six people and damaged hundreds of structures could top $150 million, state Emergency Management Director Albert Ashwood said on Tuesday. The severe weather that brought tornadoes at the start of the month and floods at the end caused $13 million in damage on the state's roads, bridges and other infrastructure, Ashwood told a news conference.

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