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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...
historic preservation

Are OKC historic preservation districts at risk in City Council proposals?

Oklahoma City Councilmen may have been trying to reduce the power of two commissions Tuesday, but, to some, they appear to be engaging in a power grab.
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...
city hall

An early look at candidates in the City of OKC mayoral primary Feb 2022

Candidates have already begun to announce their candidacy for Oklahoma City mayor as the Feb 2022 Mayoral primary election approaches.
Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking at BLM Rally, OKC

Ind Day brings mixed feelings for local Black Lives Matter leaders

Editor's Note:  In two stories, Free Press is exploring the thoughts of several leaders of the Black Lives Matter, Oklahoma organization on the anniversary...
José Cruz

José Cruz is first Latino to represent southside House District 89

José Cruz, 31, won House District 89’s race by a landslide with over 65% of the vote. He is the first Latino ever to win in the district.

Dollens plans to “hold the majority accountable” in next legislative session

Democratic Representative Mickey Dollens won his race against Republican Mike Christian with over 57% of the vote in southside HD-93.
Stephanie Bice

Bice holds in-person forum to discuss latest in Congress – take questions

BETHANY, OKLA. (Free Press) --- Congresswoman Stephanie Bice held a listening session Thursday morning in Bethany to discuss current issues pending in Congress and...

Latest protest downtown dodges gun-toting counter-protesters

Demonstrators diverted from going to the OKC Police Department Headquarters Saturday because of an unidentified armed group.
Protesters at end of morning

US Attny Gen draws protesters at Rose State

A broad spectrum of activists were present at Rose State College for over two hours Thursday to demonstrate against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He...