By the time deadly riot rocked private prison, company that ran it had reaped millions in state tax dollars

While private prison company CCA reaped more than $2 million in taxpayer benefits, one of their prisons saw the deadliest riot in Oklahoma history. Meanwhile state prisons languished under financial difficulties.
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Update: Mayor Bynum lays out his development plan for 71st Street and Riverside Drive

Should the City Council approve the resolutions Tuesday, the Tulsa Public Facilities Authority would vote on an amended agreement with URC Development on Thursday.
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Protestors march through downtown in response to President Trump’s executive actions

As a dual-citizen of the United States and Brazil, Danielle Carlotti knows what it's like to live as a foreigner in a different country.
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Mayor, police chief reiterate stances in wake of President’s executive order on immigration

Tulsa mayor G.T. Bynum and Police Chief Chuck Jordan said on Thursday they do not feel the order will impact the way officers here interact with immigrants.
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Gilcrease Expressway extension project inching closer to reality

City officials sound cautiously optimistic that the state will agree to build a 5-mile extension of the Gilcrease Expressway.
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Undocumented immigrants in Tulsa feel sense of trepidation as President Donald Trump takes office

They are just two of the estimated 75,000-or-so undocumented immigrants in Oklahoma. As President Donald Trump takes office, they spoke to The Frontier about their lives and how they feel about the new Commander-in-chief.
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As President Obama leaves office, Tulsans reflect on his successes, failures and legacy

President Obama came to Washington promising change and hope for the nation, and political affiliation aside, millions of Americans of all races took pride in his election.
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For Tulsans, different motivations for trips to Trump’s inauguration weekend

They don't share common reasons for their jaunts to Washington D.C., but while there they will all be witnesses to history.
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Highlights of Scott Pruitt’s EPA hearing

On Wednesday, Attorney General Scott Pruitt had his Senate confirmation hearing. Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency. We compiled some highlights.
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AG rarely uses power to file discrimination cases

A 2011 law dissolved the Oklahoma Human Rights Commission and transferred its duties and $500,000 budget to Attorney General Scott Pruitt. Since then, he's cut the staff in half and filed just three discrimination cases in court. His office also has not provided a report on racial profiling to the governor's office, as required by state law.
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