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Sovereign Community School In Oklahoma City Is Part Of A Larger Movement

Sovereign Community School is new charter school in Oklahoma City with a focus on Native American culture and identity. It’s also part of a movement of tribes and tribal citizens using publicly funded, privately run schools to take control over the education of Native children.

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The Spy Playlist: Death Cab For Cutie, RIDE, The Hold Steady, & More

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of August 20, 2019. This week's playlist includes a cut from Death Cab For Cutie's upcoming release titled The Blue EP , a song from RIDE, the return of band, The Hold Steady, and so much more.

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Meltdown On Main Street: Inside The Breakdown Of The GOP's Moderate Wing

Three weeks after Democrats took control of the U.S. House in the 2018 midterm elections, about 40 reelected and recently defeated lawmakers in the centrist Republican Main Street Caucus gathered at the Capitol Hill Club to sift through the electoral wreckage. The caucus — then led by Reps. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Jeff Denham of California, Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida and Fred Upton of Michigan — was scheduled to hold its regular meeting with the outside group that inspired its name, the...

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Sovereign Community School is new charter school in Oklahoma City with a focus on Native American culture and identity. It’s also part of a movement of tribes and tribal citizens using publicly funded, privately run schools to take control over the education of Native children.

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon and nine other telecommunications companies teamed up with attorneys general of all 50 states plus the District of Columbia to announce a new pact to eradicate a common scourge in America: illegal robocalls.

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and sitting in for Ryan Kiesel is ACLU Oklahoma Director of Policy and Advocacy Nicole McAfee. They discuss the call by Governor Stitt to remove Glen Johnson as Higher Education Chancellor, a claim by QuikTrip of an increase in property thefts since State Question 780 was passed by voters and the Cherokee Tribe pointing to a nearly 200 year old treaty in calling for representation in Congress.

Three weeks after Democrats took control of the U.S. House in the 2018 midterm elections, about 40 reelected and recently defeated lawmakers in the centrist Republican Main Street Caucus gathered at the Capitol Hill Club to sift through the electoral wreckage.

The caucus — then led by Reps. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Jeff Denham of California, Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida and Fred Upton of Michigan — was scheduled to hold its regular meeting with the outside group that inspired its name, the Republican Main Street Partnership, led by president and CEO Sarah Chamberlain.

Nearly 2,000 cities, towns and counties across America are currently participating in a massive multidistrict civil lawsuit against the opioid industry for damages related to the abuse of prescription pain medication. The defendants in the suit include drug manufacturers like Mallinckrodt, wholesale distributors McKesson and Cardinal Health, and pharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens.

A new report documents the amount of time wasted because of traffic congestion.

The Urban Mobility Report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute says Los Angeles drivers have it the worst — with an average of 199 hours wasted — followed by San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Tim Lomax, regents fellow at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

Enter below for a chance to win tickets to Opolis Summer Daze 2.o Back to School Party featuring Sports, Hovvdy, Lomelda, and many more, on Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Opolis in Norman.

The contest closes at noon on Monday, August 26, 2019. You can buy tickets to the festival here.

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