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Jackie Fortier / StateImpact Oklahoma

UPDATE (July 27 at 12:17 p.m.) A new draft of medical marijuana rules was released late Friday morning. The pregnancy test requirement is among provisions not included in the new draft. The state board of health will vote on the new rules on Wednesday, August 1.

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Roger Miller wrote and performed some of country music's most enduring hits — most notably "Dang Me" and the eternal "King of the Road" — and dabbled in everything from Hollywood acting to writing a Tony-winning score. More than 25 years after his death, he remains a sizable influence on country's major stars, as a forthcoming tribute album makes clear.

On Point Announces Two New Hosts

Jul 26, 2018
Jesse Costa / WBUR

On Point, WBUR’s syndicated weekday talk show, will hit the reset button with two new hosts.

Meghna Chakrabarti will be the voice and face of the national two-hour morning program Monday through Thursday. David Folkenflik will host on Fridays. Both will start the week of Aug. 20.

Headlines for Wednesday, July 25, 2018:

The StoryCorps mobile booth was in Oklahoma City in early 2018, and we're bringing you some of the stories that were recorded here. Locally recorded stories will air Wednesdays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered on KOSU.

Amanda Williams' father is a member of the Cheyenne tribe, but her mother, Rebekah, is white. Amanda brought her mother to the StoryCorps mobile booth to talk about that interracial marriage and her first experience with racism in western Oklahoma.

Caroline Halter / Oklahoma Public Media Exchange

People over 65 are the most likely to vote. They’re also the group that’s most likely to point to government issues — like mismanaged taxpayer money — as their biggest political concern, according to a poll commissioned by Oklahoma public radio stations.

Martha Buehring, a 71-year-old Republican and former military wife, is one of many older Oklahomans who are frustrated with the state budget.

Headlines for Tuesday, July 24, 2018:

Headlines for Friday, July 20, 2018:

Accusations of bribery are coming out in the battle over medical marijuana rules. (NonDoc)

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is forming to discuss medical marijuana. (Tulsa World)

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