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Gov. Mary Fallin gives a speech during her inauguration as Oklahoma’s first female governor. Of Fallin’s 162 appointments, 25 were men and 137 were men. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman Archives

Fallin points to 'revolving funds' to help close Oklahoma's budget hole

News | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Millions of dollars in so-called “revolving funds” are sitting unused and can help pay for state priorities even as revenue drops sharply, Gov. Mary Fallin said Tuesday

Proposed bill would put Oklahoma beermakers on par with wineries

News | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Senate Bill 424 by Sen. Brian Crain, R-Tulsa, would amend state statute to allow breweries to sell high-point beer to consumers “on the premises of the brewery.” There is some question if the bill is constitutional, however.

State Rep. Sally Kern says anti-gay bills are an effort to support traditional values

News | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

A state lawmaker under fire for three controversial bills targeting the gay community on Tuesday defended the measures as an effort to support traditional values.

Ruth Marcus: Green shots of sanity?

Voices | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

WASHINGTON — Are we witnessing the emergence of what might be called a new “sanity caucus” among House Republicans? Earlier this month, 26 of them voted against an amendment to undo President...

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The Crock-Pot effect: Surprising impacts of the slow cooker

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The Crock-Pot is 75 years old this month, and while slow cooking is extremely popular, the device has had mixed results delivering on one of its advertised benefits: freeing women from...

High school basketball and wrestling results: Tuesday, Jan. 27

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Boys City Area Bethany 56, Bridge Creek 54, OT Bethel 45, Konawa 35 Carl Albert 63, Shawnee 51 Cashion 75, Okeene 51 Centennial 69, John Marshall 47 Chandler 42, Prague 38 Chr. Heritage 48, Oklahoma Christian 46 Community Chr. 67, Elmore...

Oklahoma acted properly in asking for execution stays

Voices | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Issue regarding drug mixture needs clarification

Liberal policies not aiding the middle class

Voices | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

SIX years too late, President Barack Obama is proclaiming his concern for middle-class families. Politically, that makes sense: The middle class has been losing financial ground throughout Obama’s presidency....

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