Cell by Cell: Tracking every death in Oklahoma jails

We hope to uncover more about how and why people die in Oklahoma jails.
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State leaders look to remove juveniles from Oklahoma adult jails

“We do have space in our juvenile facility for these kids and they shouldn't be held in our jail." — Oklahoma County Commissioner Carrie Blumert
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Attorneys in Ada ‘Innocent Man’ murder case ‘blown away’ by content of newly-discovered documents, ask for public’s help

Mark Barrett and Greg Swygert, the attorneys representing Tommy Ward, spoke with The Frontier this week about the status of Ward’s case to have his 1989 murder conviction and life sentence overturned, the more than 300 pages of newly-discovered evidence related to the case, and why they believe Ward is innocent.
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Oklahoma Health Care Authority resuscitates controversial rule to check Medicaid eligibility by mail

The Oklahoma Health Care Authority, which administers the state's Medicaid, is set to consider an emergency rule change during a special board meeting on Tuesday that would end benefits if letters sent to enrollees are returned as undeliverable.
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Budget deal marks $1 million for untested rape kits, capping legislative session filled with rape kit reform

For years there's been an effort to reform how Oklahoma responds to reports of sexual assault, pushing for some untested rape kits to be processed and agencies to more efficiently interact with victims.
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