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OKG Newsletter


Topic: state

A dangerous farm bill


Letters to the Editor

Bob Ingersoll and Katelynn Stepien
We were dismayed to learn that the U.S. House farm bill has a section authored by Iowa Congressman Steve King that would erase state laws regarding to agriculture. In other words, vital laws that protect our food safety, the environment, and animal welfare would go out the window if this language makes it into the final version.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

LIFE


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Both the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University kick off the 2013 football season Saturday. The Sooners play Louisiana-Monroe at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, 180 E. Brooks in Norman, while the Cowboys take on Mississippi State at Reliant Stadium in Houston.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Common controversy

Can Common Core improve public education? It depends on who you ask.


News

Peter Wright
It takes something big to get people excited about parsing a nuanced education policy, and that’s what the implementation of Common Core state standards has done.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Monumental offense

In lawsuit, ACLU and even theologians claim that the Ten Commandments monument at the State Capitol is offensive to Christians and other faiths.


News

Brittany Pickering
The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit last week challenging the constitutionality of the Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the state Capitol.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Stomp it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

If you’re like us, rhythm ain’t exactly your forte. Luckily, you can live vicariously through acclaimed international percussion sensation STOMP, which knows a thing or two about the subject. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Fine Arts Center, 100 Campus Dr. in Weatherford. Tickets are $5-$20. Call (580)774-3019 or visit swosu.edu.

Tuesday

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Ice it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Ever wished you could play air guitar to “Under the Sea” or go ballistic to “Be Our Guest”? Disney On Ice will grant those wishes for you at Rockin’ Ever After. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd., and continue through Tuesday. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-11. Visit okstatefair.com.

Thursday—Tuesday

 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Hog-wild for fair season


CFN

Gazette staff
It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Oklahoma: State Fair time!
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Buck it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Saddle up, partner. The Ram Rodeo Series is riding into town. The series, which sponsors more than 560 events nationwide, hosts its Xtreme Bulls competition at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Jim Norick Arena at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing Blvd. The rodeo also features performances by The Eli Young Band on Friday and Clay Walker on Saturday. Tickets are $18-$25. Call 948-6700 or visit okstatefair.com.

Friday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Abortion doctors not trimmed from tort reform


CFN

Gazette staff
Apparently, state Rep. Mike Reynolds doesn’t believe physicians who perform abortions should receive the same level of protection from lawsuits as other doctors.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
 
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