E-cigarette sales raise nearly $20,000 since being introduced in Tulsa Jail in mid-September

The devices, which cost about $2 to buy but sell for around $12, quickly became one of the most popular — and profitable — items at the Tulsa Jail.
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Opioid drug company at center of national doctor bribery scandal gave tens of thousands to Oklahoma physicians

In October the company’s founder was arrested in Arizona after being indicted for allegedly using a "speakers program" to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid painkiller to patients.
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Deborah Gist: Want to avoid a ‘bleak future?’ Put pressure on your legislators

If our state leaders are unable to agree upon a sustainable revenue plan, by the start of the 2020 school year, we would be operating with a budget reduced by more than $50 million.
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Federal appeals court rejects state’s request to reconsider decision in American Indian death penalty case

A spokesman for the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office said Thursday that the state will seek to appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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ACLU warns of lawsuit over planned elimination of programs for disabled, elderly

"For us, this is something, we are preparing all of this hoping we never have to file it, and that’s always a tough spot to be in. It's ridiculous if we have to seek it." — Brady Henderson, legal director of ACLU of Oklahoma.
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