News Ben Felder
Take Shelter Oklahoma, a group that had been collecting signatures to
force a ballot question to use $500 million in state bonds to build
shelters, filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Scott Pruitt last
year after he changed the language on its petition and ballot.
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month can be year-round.
Features Alissa Lindsey
May has been National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention month, and Dairy MAX, a local non-profit dairy council, is helping to spread the word about simple things moms can do to improve their own health and the health of their children, no matter what the time of year.
Health organizations donate the gift of lifelong learning in the form of thousands of books and expanding other programs.
Nonfiction Alissa Lindsey
Variety Care, a nonprofit, family-based Oklahoma healthcare center, is working with Reach Out and Read to triple the number of clinics that will offer free books and literacy-rich environments to children.
OSU students bring clean water to a Honduran village.
Features Greg Horton
Oklahoma State University professors and students provided a solution
for a poverty-stricken Honduran village that supplied clean water to all
the residents. The OSU chapter of Engineers Without Borders has been
working in the northern Honduran village of Seis de Mayo since 2009 to
help the village of 1,200 alleviate the high infant mortality rate and
diseases associated with water impurities.
News Ben Felder
A Thursday tour designed to offer transparency of a Fort Sill facility holding 1,000 unaccompanied minors from foreign countries only highlighted the secrecy the federal government is operating under in its response to a recent immigration crisis.