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Angela Basse

Payday loans called “predatory” by group seeking reform

As a pre-teen, Angela Basse saw her mother go through a hard divorce and then turn to a payday lender for help with a...
Mark Faulk

Activist takes helm of Okla County Democratic Party

Using a soup ladle as a gavel, activist Mark Faulk carried out his first act as official chair of the Oklahoma County Democratic Party...
Tax bill blowback rally

Rally at Capitol slams latest tax bill in Congress

Protesters gathered at the Oklahoma Capitol Saturday to push back against the so-called "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," passed at 1:50 in the morning...
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...
Ervin Yen

Anti-vaxxers win in Oklahoma Senate

Pressures from anti-vaccination groups killed Oklahoma Senate Bill 83 Thursday. If passed into law, it would have required parents to view materials about the dangers of refusing...
Michael Brooks-Jimenez

Brooks-Jimenez wins Senate District 44 Race

Michael Brooks-Jimenez, native of the south side of Oklahoma City, won the Oklahoma Senate District 44 seat in a special election Tuesday. "I'm humbled by...
Brooks-Jimenez talks with Diane Dougherty

Brooks-Jimenez already knocking doors in Senate District 44

To follow Michael Brooks-Jimenez from door to door in Oklahoma Senate District 44, it seems that he intuitively senses whether to use English or...
Candidate forum at beginning our revolution ok

Candidate forum shows growing strength of Our Revolution OK

Two candidates vying for the Democratic Party nomination in 2018 for Oklahoma governor revealed significant contrasts of ideas Tuesday night in front of about...
Brook-Jimenez first day of vote

South OKC senate district vote begins

Thursday was the first day of early voting for the Oklahoma Senate District 44 seat in south Oklahoma City. And Democratic candidate Michael Brook-Jimenez has...
SFSHS students rally for Dreamers

Peaceful walkout, rally for Dreamers staged at Santa Fe South HS

Miguel Montelongo wasn't supposed to speak at the Clean Dream Act rally Thursday afternoon in front of Santa Fe South High School. But when the...

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