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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...
Brittany Warrior, mother

Mother shouts “Liar, Liar!” punctuating Fallin’s State of the State address

“Let’s get to work,” meant something different to three protesters in the House gallery as Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin closed her State of the...
AFT - OEA play long game Busey, Chapman, Clark

Teachers, unions point efforts toward November elections

Teachers granted leave by their school districts to lobby the Oklahoma Legislature were at the Capitol Tuesday along with union officials as they point...
March for our Lives 2018 Chanting students

Youth “call B.S.” on NRA influence at March for Our Lives OKC

The loud call and response chants of one group of high-school students at the March for Our Lives in Oklahoma City Saturday seemed to...
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...
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...
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...

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