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OKG Newsletter


Topic: senate

Exhausted exams

In the wake of glitches with online standardized testing, some school districts and state lawmakers question the validity of the exams.


News

Phil Bacharach
Nothing gets people testy like test-taking, especially when accessing the test becomes a sort of test in itself. That was the case last month for 9,100 Oklahoma students in sixth through 12 grade whose scores on online tests were invalidated because of a technological snafu.
 
Monday, May 13, 2013

Attempting a reversal

Oklahoma’s wrestling greats grapple with the International Olympics Committee to return the sport to the games.


Sports

Tim Farley
Oklahoma’s wrestling heavyweights are pinning their hopes that the sport will return to the Summer Olympics on a global alliance that includes Russia, Turkey and Iran.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Oh, hair, no!


CFN

Gazette staff
We’ll say this for U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn: No amount of government spending is too modest for him to oppose. The Muskogee Republican recently has taken his crusade against federal largesse to his Coburn’s hostility for the colleagues on Capitol Hill.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Hurting morale


CFN

Gazette staff
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R- Tulsa, is in a gang? Indeed, he is — well, according to a military-justice advocacy group called the Agenda Project Action Fund.
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Google-eyed for Inhofe


CFN

Gazette staff
Some people are so grouchy. Just ask Google. The Internet giant is still taking heat over a July 11 campaign fundraiser it held for Oklahoma’s senior U.S. senator and reigning climate-change denier, James Inhofe, R- Tulsa. It seems some people are still bent out of shape over it, particularly since Google is renowned for its environmentalism and efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Lankford says he wants Coburn's Senate seat


News

Tim Farley
U.S. Rep. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) will seek election to the U.S. Senate following Sen. Tom Coburn’s announcement that he plans to retire early next year.
 
Monday, January 20, 2014

James lankford liberal?


CFN

Gazette staff
If it sounds crazy, that’s because it is.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

T.W. Shannon throws hat in Senate race


News

Jennifer Chancellor
Oklahoma House Speaker and Lawton Republican T.W. Shannon announced today that he's running for the soon-to-be-vacant seat left by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee).
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

TW Shannon resigns House Speaker role


News

Gazette staff
T.W. Shannon announced today that he is stepping down as Speaker of the House but will retain his House seat representing Lawton area as he runs for U.S. Senate.
 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
 
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