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Gov. Brad Henry addressed a joint session of the Oklahoma legislature in the House chamber Monday afternoon, Feb, 4, 2008. This marks the opening session of the second session of the state's 51st legislature. Lawmakers applaud the governor as he delivers his address. From left, in front are Rep. Al McAffrey, Sen.  Debbe  Leftwich and Rep. Al Lindley. BY JIM BECKEL