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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...
Imam Enchassi leading prayer

Muslim Day at Capitol – prayerful connections

Muslims came to a city church for education in the morning Thursday and then to the Oklahoma Capitol for public prayer and time with their...
Bennett at Grill on the Hill

Engaged voters

Two meetings on either end of Friday at popular restaurants in Oklahoma City gave Rep. Forrest Bennett, D-OKC, a way to keep up with...
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...
Oklahoma City Public Schools Board Meeting

City councils and school boards to be elected

Your involvement in government doesn’t get any more local than this. And Tuesday is the day for you to get involved. Oklahoma City residents will...
Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma Senate Dist 44

Shortey to address controversial “fix” at town hall Monday night

An open public forum Monday night will be about a “fix” state Senator Ralph Shortey is proposing for state questions 780 and 781 passed in...
Dollens - Salyer

Dollens continues to connect with local people first

Mickey Dollens continues to do what helped him win the HD 93 seat in November. He keeps his ear tuned carefully to his local...
Rally Against Hate

“Rally Against Hate” at Capital draws larger crowd and counter protesters

The second Anti-Trump protest rally in a week seemed to gain more traction for religious and social justice groups opposed to the harsh rhetoric of...
Pussy Grabs Back!

Protest against Trump quickly turns to organizing

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

Election night: Urban Dems notch wins in state full of Trump voters

Urban Democratic Party candidates in the Oklahoma City metro won election and re-election Nov. 8 bucking the state and national trends of heavy turnouts...

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