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Enter below for a chance to win tickets to see Hayes Carll in concert on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City.

The contest closes at noon on Monday, September 9 , 2019. You can buy tickets to the concert here.

Local headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2019:

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Two former teachers have filed lawsuits against Epic Charter Schools, alleging they were fired for pushing back against pressure to manipulate the enrollment of their students.

Notices that the teachers intended to sue were previously filed with the school, as reported by Oklahoma Watch in June. Two other teachers who filed notices have not yet filed lawsuits.

Local headlines for Wednesday, September 4, 2019:

Every Tuesday, The Spy adds new music to its rotation. Here are the adds for the week of September 3, 2019. This week's playlist includes a collaborative song from Thom Yorke and Flea, Bombay Bicycle Club's first new song in five years, a track from Sturgill Simpson's upcoming film, and so much more.

Local headlines for Tuesday, September 3, 2019:

Picher, Oklahoma has been called one of America's most toxic towns. So, what better inspiration for a noise rock band?

Oklahoma City band Chat Pile takes its name from the large waste remains of the early 20th century lead mining that had been done in Picher. Adopting stage names like Raygun and Stin, the band released a noisey debut EP titled This Dungeon Earth in Maychanneling what had happened to Picher.

Enter below for a chance to win tickets to see Snarky Puppy in concert on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa. 

The contest closes at noon on Thursday, September 5, 2019. You can buy tickets to the concert here.

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Every week, the Oklahoma Music Minute gives a run down of where you can see live music. There is so much great music being played in the state and we encourage you to get out and see some of these musicians live! Here are our picks for the week of September 2.

This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and ACLU Oklahoma Executive Director Ryan Kiesel about the ruling by a Cleveland County district judge awarding the state $572 million in its opioid lawsuit, supporters of a petition to stop permitless carry hope to gather enough signatures to get State Question 803 on the 2020 ballot and the Oklahoma City Council unanimously passes MAPS 4 and sends it to voters on December 10th.

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