Wednesday, August 12, 2020
By Matt Trotter Public Radio Tulsa   Seven Oklahoma counties had propositions on their ballots to let liquor stores open on Sundays, and all seven passed. Cleveland, Creek, Kingfisher, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Tulsa and Washington counties passed propositions with varying levels of support, ranging...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The House will next consider legislation clarifying cities’ and counties’ authority to regulate the smoking and vaping of medical marijuana in public places.  Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, is the author of Senate Bill 1296, which he...
From The Desk Of The Terence Crutcher Foundation   Lessie Benningfield Randle, one of the last known living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre will get her birthday wish of having her home restored at the age of 105.  Led by...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Oklahoma Historical Society Black Heritage Committee is organizing a tour of civil rights sites in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. The five-day trip will depart from the Oklahoma History Center on the morning of Sunday,...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Rose Tax Solutions is a boutique tax firm dedicated to promote global economic justice. This is accomplished with their signature business development bootcamps, financial literacy books, and the Black Wall Street Exchange. The firm ensures...
By Eagle Newswire   Norman, Okla.— Another University of Oklahoma professor, Kathleen Brosnan, used a racial slur in class, the school’s interim president said, marking the second time in less than two weeks that a faculty member used offensive language in...
www.oklahoman.com By JOE MUSSATTO     When Chris Paul strolled into Chesapeake Energy Arena wearing a bright orange Langston University hat, Langston point guard Keeto Browne remembers his phone buzzing as pictures popped across social media. Four months later, Oklahoma’s only historically black college or...
www.nativebusinessmag.com   Since 2014, Byron Bighorse (Osage) has been CEO of Osage Hotels and Casinos, where he is responsible for overseeing all facets of seven Osage casinos operating in northeastern Oklahoma — including more than 1,500 employees. Before assuming the role...
www.voanews.com By Cecily Hilleary   Eli Grayson, a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation in Oklahoma, says chances are turnout will be as low for the upcoming poll as it was for the last tribal general election in 2015, when fewer than 5,000...
www.jenkstribune.com By Hayden Tucker   If you ask anyone about Trendon Tisdale, you’re bound to hear one describing phrase: glue guy. The Jenks guard has undoubtedly been one of several key pieces in the team’s 16-2 season even though his numbers won’t “wow”...
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