Article Photos: Signing of contract tied to Oklahoma senator-lobbyist affair delayed 3/12

Larry Hendrix reads story about Sen. Harry Coates in the senator's hometown newspaper while eating lunch in a Seminole restaurant. Residents of Seminole answered questions from Oklahoman reporter  about their reaction to news  of their hometown Sen. Harry  Coates'  romantic relationship with a lobbyist and  the implications it could have with  a recently awarded contract to build a juvenile detention center in Ada, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman ORG XMIT: KOD