A person dressed as a “The Grim Reaper” walks Feb. 19 in the rotunda of the state Capitol during an announcement by Gov. Mary Fallin about her plans to get tobacco regulations aimed at reducing secondhand smoke to a vote of the people. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman Archives

Improving health trends in Oklahoma takes long-term planning

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Passing legislation to curb smoking in Oklahoma has been the goal of the state Board of Health for the past year. Health advocates argue that cutting smoking rates in Oklahoma could have a big impact on Oklahoma’s overall health.

Harrison Griffin, 6, and Tyler Berkeley, 8, paddle a kayak back to shore June 30 on the Oklahoma River. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman Archives

City develops more chances at being active through MAPS, Boathouse District

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The Boathouse District is evolving, implementing more fitness opportunities, and Oklahoma City continues plans to become a more active, healthy city through MAPS 3.

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