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Turner, Barlean

Turner, Barlean face off in HD-88 – most liberal district in OKC metro

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Mauree Turner beat the more moderate incumbent Jason Dunnington in the Democratic Party primary and is now facing Kelly Barlean (R).
Dollens - Salyer

Dollens continues to connect with local people first

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Mickey Dollens continues to do what helped him win the HD 93 seat in November. He keeps his ear tuned carefully to his local...
Pussy Grabs Back!

Protest against Trump quickly turns to organizing

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A protester who identified herself only as “October” held a sign that read “Pussy grabs back!” It was one of the more unusual protest...
MAPS 4

MAPS 4 vote only for tax, not projects being promoted says Supreme Court

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The MAPS 4 ordinance that voters will have before them December 10 is only about whether to establish a tax and not the projects being promoted.
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...
Oklahoma County Jail

OK County Commissioners divided on ICE officers stationed in County Jail

Oklahoma County's three commissioners are divided in their opinions about U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents being stationed full-time in the Oklahoma County Jail.
SFSHS students rally for Dreamers

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

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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...
Screen capture, OKDPS 2113 hours, 2018-4-4 "outside protest groups"

Okla DPS cites “outside protest groups” in vague statement

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety issued a vague news release about “outside protest groups” around 4:30 p.m. CST Wednesday after their staff had...
José Cruz

Stone’s resignation from HD 89 will cause special election early in 2020

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Shane Stone announced Tuesday that he would be stepping down from his Oklahoma House District 89 seat in Oklahoma City at the end of December.
Treat-Stone

Stone takes on Treat, Senate’s most powerful incumbent, for NW OKC seat

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Political newcomer Andrea Stone challenges incumbent Greg Treat who seeks his last term in the Oklahoma Senate before hitting his term limit.