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Oklahoma’s State Board of Education passed several controversial new rules regarding gender and sex education in schools, and took action to clamp down on teachers’ unions Thursday.
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President Biden approved a federal disaster declaration for Mississippi. Officials said dozens were injured, while hundreds were displaced. More bad weather is expected in the Southeast into Monday.
A decade after a landmark report on Americans' shorter lives, the problem has only gotten worse. Unlike other wealthy nations, U.S. life expectancy has not bounced back from the pandemic.
Passports are in "unprecedented demand," U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. In 2022, the State Department issued a record 22 million passports — and 2023 is on track to break that record.
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This Week in Oklahoma Politics discuss a decision by the State Supreme Court allowing women the "limited right" to an abortion to save their lives, the Environmental Protection Agency telling Gov. Kevin Stitt he can't legally refuse shipment of toxic waste from a train derailment in Ohio and more.
A bill to require backseat passengers under 16 to wear a seat belt passed in the Senate earlier this week.
House Bill 2177 bans care for minors, but it also bans insurance coverage and public funds for trans Oklahomans of all ages.
Local headlines for Thursday, March 23, 2023
A total of 295 types of drugs — everything from sedatives to children's flu medicine — were in short supply in 2022, according to a new report from the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security.
A bill that would require schools to allow Native students to wear tribal regalia during graduation ceremonies passed unanimously in the Senate Wednesday.
Dr. Courtney Duchardt, an assistant professor at Oklahoma State University, is studying the population cycles of prairie dogs to evaluate their effects on associated wildlife.
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