Cole: “Almost anything” would be better than Obamacare

Congressman Tom Cole In the past seven years, Congress has voted to repeal Obamacare more than 60 times. However, repeal was never successful due to obstructionists in the U.S. Senate and a certain veto by President Obama. With a new

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OK House passes bill to make requests for medical parole easier

Oklahoma House of Representatives OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill authorizing certain inmates to request a medical review in front of the Pardon and Parole Board passed Tuesday out of the House of Representatives with a vote of 73 to 16.

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Should State Allow Tax-Credit Donations to Public Schools?

Oklahoma Watch is a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that produces in-depth and investigative journalism on a range of public-policy issues facing the state. For more Oklahoma Watch content, go to www.oklahomawatch.org. Jennifer Palmer Oklahoma Watch Since 2013, Oklahoma taxpayers have

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Keating appointed to OU Board of Regents

Office of Governor Mary Fallin  OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin Tuesday, March 14, announced the appointment of former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating to the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents. Keating will succeed A. Max Weitzenhoffer and will serve

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Bill Restoring Daily Pledge of Allegiance Passes House

Oklahoma House of Representatives OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill requiring public school students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily passed the Oklahoma House of Representatives by a vote of 93-1 on Monday, March 13. House Bill 2277 by state

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Power outage in Moore; crews working on determining cause and restoration

UPDATE: At 4:30 p.m. OG&E was reporting power is restored to the affected area. The cause of the outage remains unknown at this time. UPDATE: At 3:45 p.m. OG&E was reporting the outage is affecting 9,777 customers, with 1,731 of those

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Injury accident slows traffic at busy Moore intersection Thursday

Shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 9, Moore Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of southwest Fourth and Telephone on a report of an injury accident. Two vehicles appear to have collided in the intersection of Irving

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OU professor selected as Oklahoma Secretary of Science and Technology

Office of Governor Mary Fallin OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced that Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma, will be joining her Cabinet as secretary of science and technology. Droegemeier will begin

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Stone gate damaged after vehicle collision on Moore Norman Technology Center campus

Around 1:15 p.m. Thursday, March 9, Cleveland County Sheriffs, along with Norman Fire and EMS responded to a reported accident on the Moore Norman Technology Center campus, 4701 NW 12th Ave., Norman, after a pickup collided with a stone gate

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Moore Parks and Recreaction prepares for spring break activities

With spring break quickly approaching in Moore, the Parks and Recreation department will host a series of spring break camps throughout next week. The five camps planned include an Art Camp, a science-based camp exploring Medieval times, an extreme animals camp,

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