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Merit pay system for Oklahoma teachers debated in house


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Ben Fenwick
Merit pay for teachers " now being called "performance pay" " is not a replacement for across-the-board pay raises, according to education experts brought in to testify before Oklahoma's House Educa...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Bookstore arrests of the Forties presaged communist scare


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Ben Fenwick
In their new book, "Books on Trial: Red Scare in the Heartland" from the University of Oklahoma Press, professors Shirley and Wayne Wiegand recount the 1940 arrest and trial of four people for their a...
 
Thursday, October 11, 2007

NASA officially terminates contract with Rocketplane Kistler


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Scott Cooper and Ben Fenwick
NASA officially announced this afternoon it is terminating its contract with Oklahoma City-based Rocketplane Kistler. The company was awarded a $207 million contract from the National Aeronautics and ...
 
Friday, October 19, 2007

State rep denies knowledge of organization's financial ties to alleged hate group


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Ben Fenwick
State Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, author of an anti-illegal immigration bill due to become law Nov. 1, said today he was unaware that an organization which helped him write the legislation had financ...
 
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Organization funded by alleged hate group helped write Oklahoma's illegal immigration law


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Ben Fenwick
The Federation for American Immigration Reform " or FAIR, which helped state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, write Oklahoma's new law against illegal immigrants " was funded by a foundation listed as a h...
 
Thursday, October 25, 2007

Archdiocese announces resistance to forthcoming anti-illegal immigration law


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Ben Fenwick
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced a pledge to resist House Bill 1804, Oklahoma's new anti-illegal immigration law due to take effect Nov. 1.   Archbishop Eusebius Beltran and members o...
 
Friday, October 26, 2007

Rocketplane CEO says some previous XP parts scrapped


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Scott Cooper and Ben Fenwick
The truck en route to the Standard Iron & Metal Co. scrap yard on E. Reno Avenue in Oklahoma City Oct. 16 carried what is purported to be remnants of a Rocketplane design expected to fly from Okla...
 
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Terrill cites law's victory as Hispanics flee state


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma's new anti-illegal immigrant law is working, said its author: Hispanics are leaving Oklahoma. Despite claiming repeatedly that the measure, formerly House Bill 1804, is "nationality neutra...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Oklahoma vineyards on rise, but face legislative challenge


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Ben Fenwick
The two things for Oklahoma wineries to fear are weather and government, according to Randall Miller, the owner of Piedmontese Nursery & Vineyard in Duncan. Miller, who is an adjunct professor ...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007

Judge rules County Commissioner will face trial


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Ben Fenwick
A judge has ruled that Oklahoma County Commissioner Brent Rinehart will face trial on felony charges of campaign finance violations, according to the Associated Press.   Oklahoma County Judge J...
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007
 
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