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‘Smells Like Weed All The Damn Time’: Marijuana Farms Are Springing Up In One...

Marijuana farms are being rapidly established in Oklahoma, now home to the largest number of licensed farms for the substance, The New York Times reported.Cannabis entrepreneurs have journeyed to the state due to its low barriers to entry, with the cost to get started being just $2,500, compared to $100,000 or more in neighboring Arkansas,…

Oklahoma County Judge’s ‘Consensual Affair’ With Prosecutor Overturns Murder Conviction

An Oklahoma man had his murder conviction thrown out Monday after it was revealed that the judge who had presided over his jury trial was involved in a sexual relationship with the prosecutor.In a trial presided by Former Oklahoma County District Judge Tim Henderson, the jury convicted Robert Hashagen III on Feb. 2 for the…

Oklahoma Lawmaker Files ‘Kyle’s Law’ to Compensate ‘Victims of Malicious Prosecution’

An Oklahoma state senator filed a bill on Tuesday dubbed “Kyle’s Law,” inspired by the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, to protect Oklahomans who exercise their right of self-defense from facing trial for “political reasons.” State Sen. Nathan Dahm (R-Broken Arrow) said the legislation, also called Senate Bill 1120, is designed to ensure “victims of malicious prosecution”…

Oklahoma National Guard Faces Off with Pentagon Over Vaccine Mandate

The Oklahoma National Guard is facing off against the Biden Pentagon over its vaccine mandate for service members. The Oklahoma Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Tommy Mancino, issued a memo last week at the request of Gov. Kevin Stitt that said the state would take “no negative administrative or legal action” against Guard members who decline…

Oklahoma Gov. Stitt Orders Halt To Nonbinary Birth Certificates

November 11, 2021 5:55 PM ET Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed an executive order Monday halting the state from issuing nonbinary birth certificates.The executive order makes it so the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has to “cease amending birth certificates” that do not follow state law. Stitt released a statement in late October…
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Convicted Illegal Alien Rapist Accused of Impregnating 12 Year Old

An illegal alien, previously convicted of first-degree rape, has since been accused of impregnating a 12-year-old girl whom he considered his girlfriend. Juan Miranda-Jara, a 24-year-old illegal alien, was arrested and charged with first-degree rape of a minor after he arrived at Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a 12-year-old girl with whom he had been…
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PHOTOS: Oklahoma Officer Rescues Sleeping Man from Car Fire

A police officer in Marietta, Oklahoma, rescued a sleeping man on Monday when a semi-truck he was parked close to went up in flames. Love County Assistant Emergency Manager David Bond said a semi carrying seven vehicles was exiting I-35 when one of its rear tires suddenly blew out, KXII reported. Once the driver pulled…
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Maine to Start Paying Back to Work Bonus

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Maine’s Democrat Gov. Janet Mills announced the “Back To Work” program Monday, which will give people who join the workforce a one-time payment, administered by the state’s Department of Labor and the Department of Economic and Community Development. The state’s program will be providing the employers the funds to give a “one-time $1,500 payment…
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Joe Biden to Visit Tulsa to Commemorate June 1 Race Massacre Centennial

President Joe Biden will visit Tulsa, Oklahoma, next week to commemorate the centennial of the June 1 race massacre, the White House confirmed Tuesday. The violent 1921 massacre was sparked by a report of a black man assaulting a white woman and subsequent “confrontation between black and white armed mobs” escalated in the thriving Greenwood…
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Stacey Abrams to Deliver Keynote Speech at Tulsa Massacre Commemoration

Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is slated to deliver a keynote speech later this month in Oklahoma at an event to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre. “We are beyond excited to announce that @staceyabrams will join the Remember & Rise commemoration event on 5/31 as the keynote speaker,” Greenwood Rising, the organizers…

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