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  1. Roll call of callousness: Dozens of governors would reject Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Daily Kos

    It is unconscionable that you would use the terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut to prevent terrorism's worst victims from... Before House Republicans could even get their act together to decide what horrible bill blocking Syrian refugees from the United States they would support, a host of governors-all but one of them Republican-have stepped up to posture about their plans to stand in the way of victims of war trying to reach safety here. We know it's posturing because governors can't block refugees from their states, but they sure have shown how mean-spirited and ugly American government can be.

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  2. The historic rise of the Metro and MegRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Oklahoma City Friday

    Oklahoma City Councilwoman Meg Salyer captured the top spot in the 2015 OKC FRIDAY Most Powerful Women poll ranking No. 1 by a substantial margin.

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  3. Oklahoma Democrats file ethics complaint against Gov. FallinRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | KSWO

    The Oklahoma Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Oklahoma Ethics Commission, alleging several actions taken by Republican Gov. Mary Fallin are potential violations of state ethics rules. Party Chairman Mark Hammons submitted the complaint Thursday over the governor's trip with her husband in June to the Paris Air Show and over Fallin allowing her daughter to live in a mobile home parked on the governor's mansion property.

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  4. Fallin names AGa s chief of staff as new labor commissionerRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin appointed the attorney general's chief of staff on Tuesday to serve the rest of the term of Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, who was fatally stabbed in August. Fallin named Melissa McLawhorn Houston to fill the job until January 2019.

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  5. Moore TornadoDEVASTATION in Moore, Okla., Defies DescriptionRead the original story

    Nov 11, 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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  6. New Fees May Weaken Demand for Rooftop SolarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Scientific American

    One of the Obama administration's climate goals is for 30 percent of America's electricity to be generated using solar energy by 2050. That is likely to include the installation of solar panels on the roofs of millions of American homes in the coming decades.

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  7. Fallin names AG's chief of staff as new labor commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Wednesday, July 27, 2011 file photo, Melissa McLawhorn Houston is pictured during an interview. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has announced that McLawhorn Houston, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's chief of staff, has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of the late Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, who was stabbed to death in August.

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  8. Fallin Appoints Melissa McLawhorn Houston As Interim State Labor CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Gov. Mary Fallin decided to pass over Cathy Costello, the wife of previous Labor Commissioner Mark Costello, and instead appointed Melissa McLawhorn Houston as the state's interim labor commissioner. Mark Costello was stabbed to death by his own son in the parking lot of a Braum's store on the northwest side of the metro back in August.

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  9. Board endorses prisons boss despite problematic executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin talks with the media in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma prisons director Robert Patton's tenure at the Department of Corrections has been marred by problems with three scheduled executions and now a multi county grand jury into those complications.

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  10. Oklahoma politicians slam pipeline's denial by the Obama administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    With the southern leg of the Keystone pipeline in operation since early 2014, some Oklahoma energy producers were mute Friday about the Obama administration's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska. Devon Energy Corp., which has significant investments in the Canadian oil sands, declined to comment.

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  11. OK Reacts To Obama's Keystone DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Political leaders and energy officials in Oklahoma are roundly criticizing President Barack Obama's decision to reject a Canadian energy company's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Governor Mary Fallin called the decision ``mind-boggling,'' saying the pipeline would drive economic growth while Senator James Lankford said the decision stops a safe pipeline that would transport crude oil.

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  12. Fallout Continues Over Governor's Role In Surgeon's CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A spokesman for Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday that lengthy delays - not a call from Texas Gov. Rick Perry - prompted Fallin's intervention two years ago in a Tulsa surgeon's disciplinary case. But records show some of the delays in Dr. Steven Anagnost's case before the state medical board were due to his own legal maneuvers or factors outside the board's control.

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  13. The Morning Brew: Did political ties between Texas and Oklahoma halt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Did a phone call between Texas and Oklahoma governor administrations halt investigation into Tulsa spinal surgeon accused of botching surgeries and paralyzing patients? Texas Gov. Rick Perry wasn't happy when Oklahoma authorities wanted to revoke the medical license of a surgeon who was accused of botching operations that left patients paralyzed, in perpetual pain - or dead. It's unclear how much influence Perry had, but soon after his phone call in early 2013, a three-year, $600,000 investigation abruptly ended.

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  14. More Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Attorney General Scott Pruitt is asking Oklahoma's highest court to uphold a state law that restricts the use of abortion-inducing drugs. Pruitt filed a brief Wednesday asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to overturn a district court judge's ruling that overturned the law.

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  15. Pruitt asks Oklahoma Supreme Court to uphold abortion lawRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Washington Times

    Attorney General Scott Pruitt is asking Oklahoma's highest court to uphold a state law that restricts the use of abortion-inducing drugs. Pruitt filed a brief Wednesday asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to overturn a district court judge's ruling that overturned the law.

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  16. Ragland: Rick Perry should never have stuck his nose in a medical malpractice probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Mary Fallin and Rick Perry had "a cordial working relationship" as neighboring governors and members of the Republican Governors Association, a Fallin spokesman says. It's a room with a view to the underbelly of political-insider trading, a good ol' boy system that Perry, the longest serving governor in Texas history, mastered.

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  17. OK Democratic Party Calls For Investigation Into Fallin, PruittRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Democratic Party is calling for an investigation into the conduct of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt, following allegations of the two's involvement in the State's disciplinary case against a spine surgeon. ODP Chair Mark Hammons held a news conference Thursday morning, calling for an investigation into the conduct of Gov. Fallin, Fallin's general counsel Steve Mullins, and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as a result of a report released by The Frontier and the Dallas Morning News.

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  18. Mostly over bar the shoutingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | The Economist

    BARACK OBAMA has no more committed adversary than Scott Pruitt. The ambitious Republican attorney-general of Oklahoma has, since his election in 2010, filed legal challenges to pretty much everything Mr Obama's administration has done: including its new immigration rules, the Affordable Care Act and laws or regulations on contraception, banking and measures to protect the Lesser Prairie Chicken.

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  19. Political ties cited in Perry's intervention in Oklahoma medical probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry wasn't happy when Oklahoma authorities wanted to revoke the medical license of a surgeon who was accused of botching operations that left patients paralyzed, in perpetual pain - or dead. It's unclear how much influence Perry had, but soon after his phone call in early 2013, a three-year, $600,000 investigation abruptly ended.

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  20. Oklahoma Tax Commission collects more than $92.8 million in past-due taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    The Oklahoma Tax Commission has collected more than $92.8 million in past-due taxes over the past two months with the help of a new program to forgive additional costs and penalties. The PAYRight OK program has allowed the the Tax Commission to reap more than double the $35 million it was initially protected to help the state collect in past-due payments.

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