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Inhofe visits Oklahoma troops in Iraq


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe returned Tuesday from Iraq after visiting Oklahoma National Guard troops deployed there, according to a release from his office.   State Adjutant Harry M. Wyatt III acc...
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Pro-Kern rally crowds Capitol


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Ben Fenwick
Hundreds of supporters turned out to the State Capitol Wednesday for a rally in support of embattled Republican legislator Sally Kern, under fire in recent weeks over her comments about gays.   ...
 
Thursday, April 3, 2008

Official English' amendment passes Senate committee


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Ben Fenwick
An amendment that would require Oklahoma to conduct all official business in the English language passed a state Senate committee Wednesday and will go to the House for approval, according to the lawm...
 
Thursday, April 3, 2008

Supporters rally for embattled Kern at Capitol


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Ben Fenwick
On April 2, the state Capitol was crammed with hundreds of people, standing shoulder to shoulder, many wearing clothing depicting religious or patriotic symbols, for what was billed as the "Rally for ...
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Oklahoma National Guard's Iraq mission to continue


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Ben Fenwick
Gen. David Petraeus' statements before a U.S. Senate hearing this week will have little immediate effect on Oklahoma National Guard soldiers serving in Iraq, according to the unit's commander in Baghd...
 
Friday, April 11, 2008

Capitol would stick around for a while in a world without us


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Ben Fenwick
What would happen to Oklahoma City's landmarks like the Oklahoma state Capitol if people suddenly vanished from Earth? The main structure of the Capitol building is bedded with cast concrete and fini...
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008

After U.S. Supreme Court decision, executions in Oklahoma will resume


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Ben Fenwick
The state of Oklahoma has requested execution dates for two inmates on death row now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that lethal injection executions are not cruel and unusual punishment. Oklah...
 
Thursday, April 24, 2008

New law requires trans-vaginal ultrasound before abortion, even for rape, incest cases


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Ben Fenwick
Beginning in November, any female who seeks an abortion in Oklahoma will likely be required by law to have an electric wand inserted into her vagina before the doctor is allowed to perform the operati...
 
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Bill to make English Oklahoma's official language goes to the Senate


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Ben Fenwick
Senate Bill 163, originally a bill that would allow legislative members to meet without triggering a quorum, is now the vehicle that could bring to a statewide vote the proposition creating an "offici...
 
Thursday, May 8, 2008

Alternative fuels debate rises along with gas prices


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Ben Fenwick
Sorghum " a low-maintenance, drought-resistant, cane-like grass that was known throughout Dixie for the syrup it could produce " is again poised as a crop that could deliver sweet profits to state far...
 
Thursday, May 8, 2008
 
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