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Wildfires Sweep Through Hinton, OK

Wildfires Sweep Through Hinton, OK

  Tragedy hit this western Oklahoma town without warning. NEWS9 has coverage of the many families displaced by the wildfires which were stoked by extremely high winds and lack of green vegetation.News9 […]
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MuskogeePolitico:  794 candidates file for office, plus some stats

MuskogeePolitico: 794 candidates file for office, plus some stats

Candidate filing closed at 5pm today, and the Oklahoma State Election Board announced that a record 794 candidates signed up to run for office.A few takeaways:198 nonpartisan candidates filed for District and Associate District Judge positions. The rem…

Linda Murphy Announces for Oklahoma State Superintendent

Linda Murphy Announces for Oklahoma State Superintendent

Linda Murphy Announces Candidacy for State Superintendent Friday, April 13, 2018 – by Jamison Faught   Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 13th, 2018 — I am filing for State Superintendent today because I believe Oklahomans want new leaders…

The President and Syria, Again (Again)

The President and Syria, Again (Again)

To “declare war” in eighteenth-century terms included “declaring” by taking military action as well as by issuing a proclamation, and even relatively small armed conflicts with foreign nations were considered “war.”

Missouri House Committee Passes Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana Despite Federal Prohibition

Missouri House Committee Passes Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana Despite Federal Prohibition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Apr. 13, 2018) – On Monday, a Missouri House committee passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients, setting the foundation to nullify unconstitutional federal cannabis prohibition in practice. Rep. James Neely (R-Cameron) introduced House Bill 1554 (HB1554) in January. The legislation would expand the state’s “Right to try Law”…

Illinois Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

Illinois Senate Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (April 13, 2018) – Yesterday, an Illinois Senate committee passed a bill that would legalize industrial hemp in the state and take a first step toward nullifying federal prohibition of the plant in effect. Sen. Tori Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights) introduced Senate Bill 2298 (SB2298) in January. The legislation would legalize industrial hemp in…

Rep. John Bennett Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election

Rep. John Bennett Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election

Rep. John Bennett Announces He Will Not Seek Re-electionOKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, released the following statement Friday announcing he will not seek re-election for House District 2.“I have been called to a life of service. …

Linda Murphy Announces Candidacy for State Superintendent

Linda Murphy Announces Candidacy for State Superintendent

Linda Murphy Announces Candidacy for State Superintendent

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 13th, 2018 — I am filing for State Superintendent today because I believe Oklahomans want new leadership in education.  We have seen the lack of leadership…