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Brooks-Jimenez takes oath

Brooks-Jimenez takes oath for Senate amid cheers

“So help me, God.” As Michael Brooks-Jimenez said those final words of his oath of office for the Oklahoma Senate, supporters jumped to their feet...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Cyndi Munson knocking doors

Munson seeks third state House term

Cyndi Munson, state representative in Oklahoma City’s House District 85, announced Thursday that she will run for the seat again in 2018. “I’m ready to...
Holt at Cap Hill Civic Group, candidate for mayor

Holt – “Not just running for mayor of downtown”

"I'm not just running for mayor of downtown," said David Holt. "I'm running for mayor of all of Oklahoma City." And it seemed to sum...
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...
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...
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...

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