Stitt bets big in taking on tribes on gaming compact

Gov. Kevin Stitt has engaged in a political and legal fight with some of the most powerful entities in the state, a move that will test his political capital and likely become one of the dominant policy issues of 2020.
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Almost eight months after three children were shot by police in Hugo, still no ruling from the DA

In late April Hugo police shot a robbery suspect as well as three small children. Almost eight months later the DA has yet to rule on the case and told The Frontier he will not discuss it.
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Cell by Cell: The complete list of people who have died in Oklahoma jails in 2019

The Frontier is tracking every jail death in Oklahoma in 2019. We hope to uncover more about how and why people die in Oklahoma jails. 
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Inside Oklahoma’s statewide prison lockdown

Though fights broke out only at men's prisons, women's facilities were also placed on lockdown.
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A look back at some of our favorite stories from the past year

In honor of Giving Tuesday, here's some of The Frontier's best work from 2019.
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Most students in Oklahoma’s virtual charter schools don’t graduate

Fewer than half of all students at three of the four virtual charter schools in Oklahoma graduated within six years, according to state data.
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Despite move to new cells, struggle over solitary confinement for death row prisoners continues

The Department of Corrections has made changes to the way it houses death row inmates, but some argue they haven't gone far enough.
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In 2020, CLEET mental health training to be reviewed by state’s department of mental health

The change comes following a story by The Frontier that showed CLEET's mental health courses were not being reviewed for appropriateness prior to being offered to officers.
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Gov. Kevin Stitt’s approval to be required under new refugee resettlement order

Officials with Oklahoma’s only refugee resettlement organization have already begun to urge Gov. Kevin Stitt to offer his approval for new refugees.
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Testimony ends as Delaware County residents seek injunction against permits for poultry farm

The lawsuit comes after a significant increase in poultry operations in eastern Oklahoma — especially in Delaware County — beginning in late 2017 after Simmons Foods announced its plans to build a new poultry processing facility in Gentry, Ark.
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