Signing of contract tied to Oklahoma senator-lobbyist affair delayed - Article Photos 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