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Attorney General Pruitt Submits Ballot Title for State Question 788

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Scott Pruitt on Thursday submitted the ballot title for State Question 788, a measure that would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Oklahoma. “I commend...

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Hunters Reminded to Update Licenses Before Season
Hunters Reminded to Update Licenses Before Season

Opening day of dove hunting season is just days away. As sportsmen and sportswomen prepare their camo, shotguns and decoys for this season, the Wildlife Department reminds hunters to make...

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Oklahoma shows increase in ACT participation

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 24, 2016) – More of Oklahoma’s graduating seniors took the ACT college entrance exam than in the previous five years, according to information released today by ACT. According...

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Governor Mary Fallin Signs Paperwork Placing Five Additional State Questions on November Ballot

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed election proclamations that place five additional state questions on the November 8 general election ballot. The paperwork signed by the governor placed these...

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Open letter to Okmulgee from Community Development Consultant Ron Drake
Open letter to Okmulgee from Community Development Consultant Ron Drake

Open letter to Okmulgee I never would have thought when I came to town for a three day consultation over two years ago that I would end up with a cool...

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Oklahoma Thunder Earns Spot in the Gridiron Bowl
Oklahoma Thunder Earns Spot in the Gridiron Bowl

Founded in 2007 the Oklahoma Thunder was undefeated for three seasons and have been ranked number one in the minor league football for two years in a row.   The Thunder...

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St. Gregory’s Welcomes New Students during Cavalier Move-In Days
St. Gregory’s Welcomes New Students during Cavalier Move-In Days

(Shawnee, Okla. – August 19, 2016) Orientation leaders, Resident Assistants (RAs) and the St. Gregory’s University community have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of new students on campus. On Friday,...

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Momentous Water Rights Agreement Reached by the Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, State of Oklahoma and City of Oklahoma City

Agreement settles long-standing water disputes, establishes framework for future cooperation and conservation, and provides certainty for water resource management OKLAHOMA CITY/DURANT, Okla./ADA, Okla. – The Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations, the State...

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OSDE’s EngageOK on the Road draws thousands, sets new highs in attendance
OSDE’s EngageOK on the Road draws thousands, sets new highs in attendance

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 11, 2016) – The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) recently concluded its first professional development conference for educators in a regional road trip format, and officials...

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Governor Mary Fallin Considers Special Session to Address Pay Raises for Public School Teachers

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor May Fallin today issued this statement on the announcement that $140.8 million initially cut from agency allocations midyear can now be allocated. “I’ve begun discussions with legislative...

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Grown men who defend country spend all day looking for Pokémon
Grown men who defend country spend all day looking for Pokémon

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon lost more than 1,000 man-hours of work over the past week due to fully grown adults blowing off work to look for Pokémon, a news release...

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Hardesty Center for Dance Education Grand Opening
Hardesty Center for Dance Education Grand Opening

Broken Arrow, OKLA. – After more than a year of construction, the Hardesty Center for Dance Education will open its doors in Broken Arrow this month. Community members, families and...

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