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  1. Fallin teams up with Durant for fit-kid eventRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is teaming up with NBA star Kevin Durant as part of an initiative to battle childhood obesity The Republican governor and Durant danced Friday before hundreds of Oklahoma students, parents and teachers on the north steps of the state Capitol to launch the governor's Get Fit Challenge. A 2013 study by the Centers for Disease Control shows Oklahoma is one of about ten states in which about 12 percent of children are obese.

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  2. BC-OK--Oklahoma Weekend Planner, OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | WBNS

    Already facing an uphill climb in his race against incumbent Gov. Mary Fallin, Democratic state Rep. Joe Dorman is now getting hammered with an ad blitz by the Republican Governors Association. And Dorman claims the governor is shortchanging Oklahoma voters by only agreeing to one formal debate between now and the November election.

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  3. On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the RichRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | American Reporter

    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. Early reports said 51 were killed, but that turned out to be due to a "double count" on the ground and at funeral homes, the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office said.

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  4. Human trafficking more profitable than drugs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Oklahoma's top narcotics enforcer says human trafficking has become more profitable than drug trafficking and that many drug dealers now traffic in young people for sexual exploitation. Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics & Dangerous Drugs Control Director Darrell Weaver made the comments Wednesday during a legislative study of child trafficking crimes and services available to victims.

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  5. Oklahoma Gubernatorial Debate - Thursday, October 2nd, 7pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Program Witch Pages

    Oklahoma State University, in partnership with OETA and the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, will be the host site for a state gubernatorial debate between Republican incumbent Mary Fallin and Democratic challenger Joe Dorman on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m., as part of the OSU Debate Series: Decision 2014 and OETA's Oklahoma Votes 2014 statewide election coverage.

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  6. Trafficking Humans More Profitable Than Drugs??Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Oklahoma's top narcotics enforcer says human trafficking has become more profitable than drug trafficking and that many drug dealers now traffic in young people for sexual exploitation. Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics Dangerous Drugs Control Director Darrell Weaver made the comments Wednesday during a legislative study of child trafficking crimes and services available to victims.

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  7. Elections ad roundup: The GOP is running a spot in... Oklahoma?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Daily Kos

    The RGA has a spot out in Oklahoma, where Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has generally been seen as safe. The first half ties Democrat Joe Dorman to Obama, while the second part praises Fallin as an effective conservative.

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  8. OBN: Human Trafficking Becoming More Profitable Than DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma's top narcotics enforcer says human trafficking has become more profitable than drug trafficking and that many drug dealers now traffic in young people for sexual exploitation. Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics & Dangerous Drugs Control Director Darrell Weaver made the comments Wednesday during a legislative study of child trafficking crimes and services available to victims.

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  9. Oklahoma House to study human trafficking crimesRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The House Public Safety Committee will launch the study Wednesday as lawmakers search for ways to protect victims of human trafficking from criminal charges. Gov, Mary Fallin last year signed into law legislation that shields minors from prostitution charges by creating the legal assumption that they were coerced into the work.

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  10. OSU to host debate between Lankford, JohnsonRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Oklahoma State University will host the debate in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma. Johnson is a Democratic state senator and Lankford is a Republican congressman.

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  11. Panel seeks high court's opinion on Capitol bondsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    A panel led by Gov. Mary Fallin that is responsible for overseeing a bond issue of up to $120 million for improvements to the Capitol is asking Oklahoma's highest court to determine if the bond issue is constitutional. The Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority voted unanimously on Monday to ask the state Supreme Court to determine if a bill approved by the Legislature last year is constitutional.

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  12. Fallin, Dorman hit airwaves in governor's raceRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The major candidates in Oklahoma's race for governor are each hitting the airwaves highlighting the incumbent's record. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin is touting her efforts at "pushing back" against the federal government, while Democratic state Rep. Joe Dorman says her education plan deserves failing marks.

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  13. Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association this week presented the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority with the 2014 Toll Excellence President's Award, recognizing the agency's response in the disaster recovery and clean up after the May 20, 2013, tornadoes. After emergency declarations from Gov. Mary Fallin and President Barack Obama, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority crews worked to clear and restore key roadways and allow emergency responders and volunteers to reach communities in need.

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  14. Gov. Fallin kicks off drought forum in NormanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | KSWO

    NORMAN, Okla._ Seventy percent of Oklahomans, many in the southwest part of the state, are feeling the effects of the drought. That's according to Governor Mary Fallin, who says we're not alone.

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  15. Judge doubts Okla. ready for executions againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A federal judge said Thursday he's concerned Oklahoma won't be able to give its execution team enough training before the next death is scheduled in November. The state is revamping its execution procedures and retraining staff after a recent review by the Department of Public Safety.

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  16. Oklahoma releases A-F report cards for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Durant Daily Democrat

    An increasing number of Oklahoma's public schools received a D or an F grade on annual report cards released Wednesday by the state Department of Education that have been fiercely criticized by superintendents and the state's largest education union. The State Board of Education gave final approval to the letter grades, which will be posted to the department's website.

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  17. Oklahoma to release A-F report cards for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Education Week

    Oklahomans will be able to see how their local schools scored with A-F letter grades that are scheduled to be released. The State Board of Education will meet Wednesday to give final approval to the grades, which then will be made publicly available on the Department of Education's website.

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  18. A-F School Grades Expected This AfternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The State Board of Education will meet Wednesday to give final approval to the grades, which then will be made publicly available on the Department of Education's website. The A-F grading system was one of several education initiatives pushed hard by Republicans like Gov. Mary Fallin and State Superintendent Janet Barresi who came to power as part of a GOP sweep of state offices in 2010.

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  19. Teddy's Progressive PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Okie Funk

    Ken Burns' new PBS documentary The Roosevelts, among many things, should remind us just how radical and extremist the Republican Party has become since the turn of the century. It's not difficult to imagine how the progressive politics of Theodore Roosevelt, a Republican president from 1901 to 1909, would be greeted today by conservative politicians, who advance the cause of states' rights and corporate greed over the welfare of their country.

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  20. Oklahoma Supreme Court may review constitutionality of law to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Most of the limestone facade at the State Capitol building in Oklahoma City, OK, is cracking and water-stained and is needing repair, Thursday, April 24, 2014, Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman Attorney Jerry Fent has filed a formal objection to a law to refurbish the state Capitol, likely triggering an Oklahoma Supreme Court review of the measure. Fent, who has a long history of challenging laws he feels are unconstitutional, said issuance of $120 million in bonds for the project cannot take place until the court considers his objection.

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