Family & Community

Perception of Oklahoma unharmed by racist incidents

Critics have claimed incidents, which were widely publicized by national media, irreparably tar the reputation of Oklahoma and cause people and businesses to decline to move to the state. But during a recent forum on race, two experts said they’ve seen little evidence to support that belief.

Ray Carter
October 14, 2021
Family & Community

COVID cases continue dramatic decline

While some officials expected COVID-19 infections to surge as children returned to school this fall, believing students would become infected in the classroom and spread the virus to family members at home, state data show the number of active cases declined dramatically throughout September, the first full month of school.

Ray Carter
October 1, 2021
Family & Community

Municipal League declares Norman mayor one of state’s best

Norman Mayor Breea Clark has been named the state’s best mayor in towns with populations above 5,000 by the Oklahoma Municipal League.

Ray Carter
September 13, 2021
Family & Community

Biden approval in Oklahoma among lowest in nation

New polling shows that just 25 percent of Oklahoma voters approve of President Joe Biden, a lower rate than in all but two states

Ray Carter
September 10, 2021
Family & Community

Court finds postage is not a poll tax on absentee voters

Judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit have ruled that paying postage to mail in an absentee ballot is not an unconstitutional poll tax.

Ray Carter
September 2, 2021
Education, Family & Community

Edmond middle-school students asked for preferred pronouns

As part of the start-of-school process in Edmond Public Schools, some middle-school students were asked to provide their preferred pronouns with options including “they/them.”

Ray Carter
September 2, 2021
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