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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...
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...
Vigil light

Vigil at Capitol draws new activists – opposes “Trumpcare”

Brandi and ­Jezy Gray would not say they were completely on the sidelines before Donald Trump's election in November, 2016. But their approach to...
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...
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...
Denim Day display at Ok Capitol

Denim Day at Capitol reveals new sexual assault awareness

The Oklahoma House of Representatives made a symbolic gesture Thursday that was an encouragement to those who advocate for victims of sexual assault. One described...
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...
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...
Senator James Lankford

Former Republican to Lankford: “How can we trust you?”

Republican Senator James Lankford might have felt like he just couldn't catch a break Tuesday night in the second of five sessions of his...
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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