Proposed law would criminalize abortion, allowing for life sentences for women who undergo the procedure

The bill, proposed by Sen. Joseph Silk, R-Broken Bow, would require the state AG to ensure all abortions resulted in criminal charges. Abortions rose in Oklahoma in 2017 after several years of being in decline.
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Oklahoma spends millions in overtime pay to staff prisons

Oklahoma prisons are facing critical staffing shortages. Oklahoma Department of Corrections spent $15.5 million on overtime pay last fiscal year.
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Exclusive: Big dreams and big incentives offered in Tulsa’s rejected bid for second Amazon headquarters

The bid, obtained by The Frontier, shows that while Tulsa offered the trillion-dollar company all it had available, it couldn't — and maybe shouldn't — have gone to the lengths of the winning bidders.
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Hall-Harper: Comments defending Tate Brady were ‘white privilege in action’

Hall-Harper, Tulsa's lone black councilor, was visibly troubled by the comments made Wednesday, and said that she would eventually vote in favor of the name change.
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City councilor defends complicated legacy of early Tulsan Tate Brady, despite his being a ‘Ku Klux Klanner’

The comments were made during a public meeting on Wednesday as discussions were taking place about potentially changing the name of a street that was once named after Tate Brady.
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Once thought to be a juggernaut, support for teacher causes appears to have waned

Educators were the toast of Oklahoma last spring following their successful walkout and rally at the State Capitol. But support for the cause seems to have petered out if Tuesday's election results are any guide.
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Kevin Stitt rides outsider status to easy win in race for governor

In his victory speech, Kevin Stitt raised his hand above his head and thanked Jesus before talking of running Oklahoma more like a business.
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Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler wins second term

Kunzweiler, the Republican candidate who first succeeded his former boss Tim Harris as DA in 2014, jumped out to a slight early lead and slowly built his advantage throughout the night.
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#OKvotes: Live Oklahoma election coverage

Stay with us tonight for ongoing election coverage of the many compelling races tonight.
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First Oklahoma man sentenced to life without parole for drug trafficking now hopes for release

It's too late for Leland Dodd to watch his children grow up, but he dreams of fishing in the Arkansas River again one day.
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