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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...
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...
Cap Hill Civ Grp and Rep Russell

Capitol Hill Civic group tours library construction with U.S. Rep Russell

The Capitol Hill Civic Group walked from Grill on the Hill Thursday morning to the new Capitol Hill Library branch under construction at SW...
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...
House Minority Leader Scott Inman

Democrats take stand, stall Oklahoma House budget vote

Dueling news conferences at the Oklahoma Capitol Wednesday revealed deep divisions between Democrats and Republicans over how to resolve a budget deficit of $900...
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...
Dr. Lee E. Cooper, Jr.

East side pastor chosen to fill interim Ward 7 OKC Council seat

The Oklahoma City Council chose Pastor Lee E. Cooper, Jr. for interim Ward 7 Council member Tuesday after considering 18 applications for the post. He...
Planet Thunder hug

Talent, passion mark Planet Thunder films

Oklahoma City natives Jacob Leighton Burns, brother Zachary Burns and Vinnie Hogan have been serious filmmakers for years. But they aren't old guys. Their apparent...
Senator Kay Floyd

OKC senator picked by state Democrats to lead caucus

Oklahoma Senate Democrats elected Senator Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, to be their next caucus leader for the 57th Oklahoma Legislature after John Sparks, D-Norman,...
Carri Hicks, Democratic Party nominee for SD40

Elem teacher Hicks prevails in SD40 Democratic Party primary

Carri Hicks had a baby half-way through her campaign for the Senate District 40 Democratic primary nomination and won anyway. That's determination. And it was expressed...

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