Governor Stitt Signs Senate Bill 926 Requiring Consent be Taught in Sex Education

Oklahoma City Seal Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill this week that would change the sex education curriculum being taught in Oklahoma schools. The new curriculum deals with consent, which, at the moment, is not required to be taught in sex education classes. "These topics consume their daily lives, and yet no one's [...]

9-Year-Old Salina Girl Found Starved, Beaten and Handcuffed at Home

There are three people in custody after Mayes County authorities say a 9-year-old Salina girl was beaten starved and handcuffed in her home. Joel Smith, Amanda Smith, and Allison Smith are in custody in Neosho, Missouri and will be returned to Mayes County. Mayes County Sheriff's Office said the Smiths are the girl's guardians, and [...]

OSBI Offers $10k Reward for Information in the Murder of Brandon Dupree

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has increased a reward being offered for any information that leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the murder of a 19-year-old. Brandon Dupree was shot in the chest after a fight broke out on October 20, 2018, at a party outside of Langston University at The [...]

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Patients in the Workplace

Today I had the pleasure of attending an informative and interesting seminar at Southern Hills Country Club here in Tulsa. The topic was "Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Patients and Employers." If you are an Oklahoma employer and you have concerns about the OMMA and medical marijuana patients, this article is for you. As you probably know, [...]

Purdue Pharma Settles With State of Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit

Perdue Pharma has settled with the state of Oklahoma over the drugmaker's role in the deadly opioid crisis. This settlement is seen as a milestone in the efforts of many to force Big Pharma companies to pay some of the costs of the epidemic. The deal with the state will require Purdue and the family [...]

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