Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett acknowledges challenge of reaching Tulsans as he kicks off campaign for governor

After the speech, Cornett said that his campaign had done some polling in the Tulsa area and had found that he was recognized by only about 15 percent of the residents.
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Former reserve deputy Robert Bates could be released from prison as early as Thursday

Second-degree manslaughter is not one of Oklahoma’s “85 percent statutes,” crimes in which a convicted person must serve 85 percent of the sentence before even being considered for probation or parole.
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Oklahoma rehab work camps were about to be regulated. Then a friend stepped in

“He said, ‘Look, I have a couple of them in my area. Would you mind exempting them?’ ” recalled Republican Rep. Dale Derby, who sponsored the bill. “I wasn’t aware that he was on the board. I wouldn’t have done it.”
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Lawsuit: Oklahoma jailers mocked, withheld medical care from inmate suffering from 91-hour erection

The suit stats jailers "mocked Plaintiff for his condition over the period of days while denying him medical treatment,” which caused “irreparable harm."
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After losing Medicaid contract, Shadow Mountain had fewer patients in its care

The new report found facility deficiencies only at a "standard" level, which are typically considered to be minor. This means the Health Department now recognizes the facility to be in compliance with agency standards. Whether the report’s findings will affect the facility's prospects of getting its Medicaid contract back is unclear.
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