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OKG Newsletter


Topic: fallin

Black Hole Mary


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has earned an award not many leaders would be proud of.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Dorman says he’s an underdog who’s gaining ground


News

Ben Felder
The March Madness college basketball tournament brings out America’s love for an underdog, and Joe Dorman, D-Rush Springs, Democratic candidate for Oklahoma governor, hopes that spirit carries over to his campaign to unseat Gov. Mary Fallin.
 
Friday, March 28, 2014

LETTERS

Our federal tax dollars wasted?


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Vital information could be provided on billboards at one or more of the entrances to Oklahoma. These billboards could say, “Welcome to Oklahoma, where Gov. Mary Fallin is denying Medicaid to 131,000 Oklahomans.”
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Yes. But then again, no.


CFN

Gazette staff
Gov. Mary Fallin is in support of Common Core education standards and building a state health insurance exchange.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Starring Mary Fallin as Obama?


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s Republican lawmakers have long been champions for local control. That is unless it’s an issue they disagree with.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Partisan laws?

Cities feel the squeeze from state lawmakers in a recent round of proposed and approved bills.


News

Ben Felder
In a state in which lawmakers commonly preach local control, the opposite can feel like the status quo to municipal leaders.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

LETTERS

Testing doesn’t work


Letters to the Editor

Mack Paul
H.L. Menken once wrote that “for every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong.” This is most certainly the case with the Reading Sufficiency Act that mandates retention in the third grade for students scoring an unsatisfactory on the reading test.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BREAKING: Botched execution creates new chapter in capital punishment debate


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Flaming Lips, Kliph Scurlock part ways. Scurlock responds via Facebook.


News

Gazette staff
Indeed Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock is no longer with the Flaming Lips. After weeks of speculation, the musician formalized the decision with a Facebook status update this week.
 
Friday, May 2, 2014

Johnson 'happy to take up the fight' on capital punishment


News

Ben Felder
Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Forest Park, says she is happy to take up the fight against Oklahoma’s use of the death penalty.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014
 
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