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First day teacher walkout Eskelsen Garcia leads singing

Gallery – Oklahoma teacher walkout, first day rally

These are some of our shots from the rally at the Oklahoma Capitol Monday. (To see a carousel of better quality versions of these images...
Ralph Shortey

Pastor thinks there is a hidden factor in Shortey’s downfall

There seems to be a big difference between Senator Ralph Shortey's public persona and his secret behaviors recently revealed by a public arrest and...
Anna Langthorn

At 24, Langthorn is new chair of Okla Dem Party

Close leadership elections leave sore feelings for some Anna Langthorn could be the youngest chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party in state history. She's only...
Rep Steve Russell's office door

Oklahoma City’s congressman dodging town halls

Oklahoma’s 5th District representative to Congress has the largest city in the state in his district. And he has chosen not to hear from any...
Vigil light

Vigil at Capitol draws new activists – opposes “Trumpcare”

Brandi and ­Jezy Gray would not say they were completely on the sidelines before Donald Trump's election in November, 2016. But their approach to...
Man pulling up campaign signs 2018-6-12

Who is this man pulling up Brad Reeves campaign signs? – UPDATED

Free Press witnessed a man pulling up Brad Reeves for Oklahoma County Commissioner campaign signs near N. Classen Boulevard and NW 7th Street Tuesday.* Was...
Town Hall at Wilson - Dunnington, Munson, Floyd - Warren asking

Northside forum crowd concerned about state revenue

A forum on the near north side of Oklahoma City Thursday suggested that legislators and the public are not anywhere close to finished providing...
Campaign signs along Lincoln Blvd as early voting begins

Gloves off in eastside HD99 Dem primary – Davis vs. Pittman

Steve Davis shifted the tone and level of intensity of the four-way Democratic Primary in the eastside HD 99 race Friday with a Facebook...
Holt at Cap Hill Civic Group, candidate for mayor

Holt – “Not just running for mayor of downtown”

"I'm not just running for mayor of downtown," said David Holt. "I'm running for mayor of all of Oklahoma City." And it seemed to sum...
Black Live Matter Rally

What has changed since OKC Black Lives Matter rally 2016?

Rev. T. Sheri Dickerson is happy when she thinks about the Black Lives Matter rally in Oklahoma City one year ago. She describes it...