State officials investigate Oklahoma lake named for Tulsa Klansman

The Grand River Dam Authority will review the name lake named in honor of one of the founding members of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Speaking engagement for Robert Bates canceled after backlash, fear of protests

Bates, a former volunteer deputy who spent time in prison for killing an unarmed black man, was set to speak at a meeting Saturday held by a nonprofit prison reform group.
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The Meat Man v. The State of Oklahoma

He went to prison for stealing $52 in steaks. For 27 years, he never gave up fighting for his freedom.
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What’s in a name? As ‘Tulsa Arts District’ grows, W. Tate Brady symbols survive

When the nation's eyes turn to Tulsa in 2021, as 100 years passes since the Tulsa Race Riot (a name that's not without its own dark past,) will these W. Tate Brady symbols still be here?
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Health Department investigations find unreported neglect, clients cut without good cause at Gatesway

The organization has until Aug. 13 to prove the deficiencies have been corrected during a revisit by inspectors. Failure to do so would mean the facility would have its Medicaid provider agreement terminated, according to the Health Department.
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Immigration attorney: Influx of detainees at the Tulsa Jail appear to be mostly males from the southern border seeking asylum

The attorney said some of the detainees are men from Cuba who traveled to Mexico and then came through the border, others are from Central America and have presented themselves for asylum.
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Temporary agreement for Tulsa Jail to hold additional ICE inmates to end in August

The jail agreed in May to hold additional federal inmates on immigration detainers. The timing of the agreement coincided with President Trump's "zero tolerance" policy at the border, though a TCSO spokeswoman said she was unsure if the new detainees were from the border.
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Oklahoma is messed up. Can it be fixed before our children inherit the mess?

On vacation, I asked my daughter if she was ready to go back to her home state. She replied, "I don't like Oklahoma." Can we blame her?
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Survivors of Oklahoma City bombing left with questions about how money from disaster fund was distributed

Some survivors say they still struggle to gain access to millions of dollars donated to help them get on with their lives after the 1995 bombing
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Gatesway in ‘tentative’ agreement on $1.75 million owed to bank, shoring up finances, board member says

Gatesway board member John Feary defended Board President Greg Arend’s handling of Gatesway's financial situation, said there were no illegal acts by the foundation's former CEO, and the board has been working to fix past mistakes by leadership.
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