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Congressman Markwane Mullin (R-Ok), second from right, listens to testimony with other members of Congress on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Some representatives had large concerns regarding the time a vaccine needs to develop and effectiveness of flu shots.
Gaylord News/Sarah Beth Guevara

Flu a growing concern for seniors

Sarah Guevara December 6, 2019

WASHINGTON --Two years after more than 60,000 people died from the flu, the federal government said it is no closer to solving distribution problems that created shortages again this year of the high-dose...

Oklahoma Rep. Kendra Horn in her Capitol Hill office.

Impeachment possibly harmful to Democrat’s reelection, experts say

Sarah Guevara November 1, 2019

WASHINGTON -- Thursday, the only Democrat representing Oklahoma at the Capitol voted to continue the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Now, experts say impeachment could put Kendra Horn (D-Okla.)...

Your week in Washington

Your week in Washington

Sarah Guevara September 20, 2019

WASHINGTON — This week in Washington, a statue of a celebrated Ponca Tribe chief was installed in the Capital, advocates fighting spousal abuse in the military spoke at a congressional hearing, and...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at dedication of Chief Standing Bear statue in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol.

Ponca Chief’s statue joins greats in Statuary Hall

Sarah Beth Guevara September 18, 2019

WASHINGTON -- A new statue of a legendary chief of Ponca City’s Ponca Tribe joined the silent sentinels in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. The statue, submitted by the State of Nebraska from...

The Joplin Butterfly Garden and Overlook is in Cunningham Park, considered ground zero for the EF 5 tornado that ripped through southwest Missouri in 2011. The frames represent homes that stood on the spot. (Brigette Waltermire/News21)

It follows them forever: Mental health issues dog storm survivors

Sarah Guevara August 14, 2019

MOORE, Oklahoma — After a natural disaster, survivors can have psychological fallout's for weeks and months, or even lifetimes, research shows. Xavier Delgado was 10 in May 2013 when an EF5 tornado...

The end of the OK teacher walkout

Sarah Guevara April 13, 2018

OEA president Alicia Priest announced yesterday afternoon that OEA was ending the Oklahoma teacher walkout. Many teachers and students have gone back to school today. Countless teachers are angry that...

State employees protest for raises

Sarah Beth Guevara April 13, 2018

  Oklahoma state employees have been spending their lunch breaks protesting for raises and increased funding across the state. State workers were protesting Thursday at the Capitol. Members...

Norman elementary school extends care program for teacher walkout

Sarah Guevara April 7, 2018

Eisenhower Elementary School has been offering a care program during the teacher walkout. Of the 17 closed schools in Norman, eight have been hosting child care programs while school is not in session. Normally...

Climate Change and Hurricanes

Sarah Guevara September 19, 2017 Grace Whitmill Freshman Biomedical Engineer Ariana Gannon Freshman Environmental Engineer Alyson...

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