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6 hrs ago | Accuracy In Academia

Common Core Defeats Pile Up

Common Core, as it is known to the American public, has seen significant setbacks in recent months as parents and teachers have staged an open revolt against the government-mandated education standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers

9 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Okla. Education Board creates standards committee

The Oklahoma Board of Education created a steering committee Wednesday to develop the process for replacing Common Core education standards for English and math instruction in the state's public schools.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

Russell, McAffrey win 5th District party runoffs

Former state Sen. Steve Russell, left, candidate for the Republican nomination to a congressional seat in central Oklahoma, embraces Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, at his watch party in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Heartland Institute

Oklahoma Lawsuit Muddles Tax Hikes, Tax Cuts

That was the point. That is what a plain reading of the law says. That is what voters approved at the ballot box 22 years ago.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Tax, Mary Fallin, US Governors

NBC Chicago

Opinion: Chris Christie Doesn't Like Democracy

Something not all that unusual happened in Illinois politics on Monday: New Jersey governor Chris Christie showed up in Chicago to campaign for his friend, Bruce Rauner.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Bentley, Terry Branstad, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the Rich

MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety.

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Examiner.com

Election 2014: Recent polls in 25 gubernatorial races

Alabama - Governor Robert Bentley looks likely to win reelection by a wide margin over Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-Democrat-again Parker Griffith.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nathan Deal, Bob Beauprez, Republican, C. Otter

Fri Aug 22, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the Rich

MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety.

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma

World Magazine

Uncommon pushback

Some 45 states have adopted Common Core, a national education standard designed to replace state standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Bobby Jindal, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Mary Fallin

KAUZ

Authorization of Okla. Capitol repair bonds begins

Oklahoma officials are beginning the process of authorizing $120 million in bonds to renovate the state's nearly century-old Capitol.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Oklahoma medical marijuana petition falls short

An effort to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma has fallen short of the number of signatures needed to put the issue on a ballot, but the initiative petition's organizer vowed Thursday to circulate a new ballot measure next year.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KHGI

Gov. Christie stumps for Kansas Gov. Brownback

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is lending Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback support in his tougher-than-expected race against Democrat Paul Davis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kansas Government, Chris Christie, Kansas, US Governors, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsOK.com

Two Democrats raise close to $300,000 each in Oklahoma state schools superintendent race

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate outraised Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin between June 10 and Aug. 11. Joe Dorman calls his success more evidence of public dissatifaction with Fallin.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Arkansas Times

Support for Common Core flags nationwide, as Louisiana's Jindal stokes policy chaos

There's disturbing news for supporters of Common Core state standards from a survey published today by the journal Education Next .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

News9 Oklahoma City

GOP intensifies efforts in Kan. governor's race

The group's chairman, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, will be in Kansas on Wednesday to attend events with Brownback in Kansas City and Mission Hills.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, Kansas City, KS, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

KTEN-TV Denison

2014 Boot Scootin' Ball - Bigger, Better and Earlier This Year

Shine up your boots and get ready to scoot a little two step for a good cause. This year's Boot Scootin' Ball is set for October 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pottsboro, TX, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Denison, TX, Lake Kiowa, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

Oklahoma Governor and state leaders break ground for new lodge at Lake Murray

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and other state leaders visited Ardmore monday afternoon for a groundbreaking ceremony on a new lodge at Lake Murray state park.

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Forbes.com

Oklahoma Moves Towards the Gold Standard

There is strong opposition to any proposal to end the Federal Reserve and move away from its paper dollar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Mary Fallin, US Governors

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma seeks federal waiver over Common Core repeal

When lawmakers adopted legislation this year repealing Common Core education standards, they cited concerns that the federal government was attempting to influence Oklahoma's public education policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Education Etc.

Forbes.com

Oklahoma Moves Towards the Gold Standard

There is strong opposition to any proposal to end the Federal Reserve and move away from its paper dollar.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Mary Fallin, US Governors

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