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  1. Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Kenneth Cooper Middle School in the Putnam City School District will partner with S&B Burgers at 14020 N May Ave. on Tuesday to help send students to the Special Olympics. Ten percent of sales on Tuesday will go toward the Cooper Cougar Special Olympics Team.

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  2. OK House Approves Drug Monitoring BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    The Oklahoma House has approved prescription drug monitoring legislation that is one of Governor Mary Fallin's top priorities for the 2015 Legislature. House members voted 64-30 for the measure Monday and sent it to the Senate for debate and a vote.

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  3. Fallin Issues OK Hiring FreezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has imposed a moratorium on hiring and raises for state workers. Fallin issued an executive order Monday that tightens hiring and wage adjustment practices for employees at all state agencies.

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  4. Fallin Issues Hiring, Pay Raise Freeze For State WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Fallin Issues Hiring, Pay Raise Freeze For State Workers - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com Despite the progress made in some areas, the state is bracing for at least a $300 million shortfall come July. Monday, Governor Mary Fallin ordered a freeze on hiring and pay raises for state workers.

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  5. Tinker acquires land for KC-46A Pegasus maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Aerotech News And Review

    An artistis rendering of the future KC-46A Pegasus Maintenance Campus to be built at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. On Feb. 3, 2015, the Air Force acquired the land for the campus.

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  6. Oklahoma Gov. Fallin names new Secretary of StateRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | The City Wire

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin announced Monday the appointment of Secretary of State Chris Benge as Native American liaison within the governor's office. The governor also issued an executive order establishing her Cabinet for her second four-year term.

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  7. Oklahoma Senate leader pushes budget-only sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    A plan to dedicate every other legislative session exclusively to crafting a state budget is picking up momentum in the Legislature this year, with Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman writing a bill to send the issue to a vote of the people. Bingman, R-Sapulpa, says he wants members to spend more time researching the budgets of state agencies and carefully scrutinizing how roughly $7 billion in taxpayer money is spent on various programs.

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  8. Gov. Fallin announces hiring freeze for state agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Gov. Mary Fallin issued an executive order Monday establishing a hiring freeze for state agencies and prohibiting raises and bonuses. The state is facing a $300 million budget hole that appears to be growing as oil industry tax revenue declines along with the price of oil.

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  9. Medicaid expansion gets no traction in state LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    One of the strategic objectives on the state's new "performance transparency website" calls for sharply decreasing the number of Oklahomans without health insurance. Gov. Mary Fallin addresses a joint session of the Oklahoma Legislature on Monday, the first day of the 55th Legislature, in the House Chamber of the state Capitol.

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  10. Oklahoma's budget shortfall has elected officials speaking outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | KSWO

    Oklahoma's budget shortfall has elected officials speaking out - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - LAWTON, Okla._Elected officials are speaking out about the state of Oklahoma which is now facing a $300 million shortfall.

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  11. As Okla. deals with shortfall, incentives remain sacred cowRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Long gone are the days when a surging economy crammed millions of extra dollars into the state's coffers, such as it did when Oklahoma's reserve fund reached nearly $578 million less than three years ago. These days, the talk around the state Capitol is of a $300 million shortfall.

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  12. No political will for Medicaid expansion in OklahomaRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | KAUZ

    While some Republican-led states are exploring whether to expand Medicaid to include more low-income residents, Oklahoma's GOP leaders remain steadfastly opposed to the idea. The head of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority says there is no effort underway to seek a Medicaid expansion or even develop an Oklahoma-specific plan for seeking available funding.

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  13. U.S. Honor Flag to fly at the funeral of fallen OHP TrooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Trooper Dees will be laid to rest Saturday in Broken Bow. In preparation for his funeral, Texas Troopers brought a special American Flag from DFW to Colbert, where it was presented to OHP Troopers in a special ceremony.

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  14. Flags flown at half-staff in honor of Trooper DeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KSWO

    Flags flown at half-staff in honor of Trooper Dees - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._U.S. and Oklahoma flags have been ordered to be flown at half-staff in honor of an OHP trooper who was killed while working a crash near Shawnee.

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  15. Editorial: Proposed budget oversight system must come with accountabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Gov. Mary Fallin is calling for a new system of oversight for state funding, but that improved process must have accountability and real action behind it, or it won't yield the results Oklahoma needs. AGAINST ISIS AND WHY HIS PLANS MAY BE SHUT DOWN BY CONGRESS.

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  16. on Native GroundEDWARD Snowden's Act of Courage is Just the BeginningRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  17. OK Capitol On LockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Suspicious packages that were hand-delivered to some lawmakers' offices prompted a temporary lockdown of the Oklahoma Capitol Wednesday . Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt.

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  18. Oklahoma Capitol briefly closed after suspicious letters foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Yahoo!

    The Oklahoma Capitol was briefly closed on Wednesday after four suspicious letters arrived at the building, police and lawmakers said. Initial reports that the letters contained a powdery substance had been incorrect and no harmful material was discovered, said Captain Paul Timmons, a spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.

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  19. Oklahoma BOE approves new member, transparency for Steering CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Guymon Daily Herald

    The Oklahoma State Board of Education executed actions last week to replace a member of last year's approved Steering Committee, set up to lead the state department of education in establishing new standards for English and math. In June 2014, Gov. Mary Fallin passed House Bill 3399, which repeals common core standards.

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  20. on Native GroundEDWARD Snowden's Act of Courage is Just the BeginningRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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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