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Flu a growing concern for seniors

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

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 vaccine designed for senior citizens. This flu season is the worst Oklahoma has had at the ...

Impeachment possibly harmful to Democrat’s reelection, experts say

Oklahoma Rep. Kendra Horn in her Capitol Hill office.

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.) in a tight spot for re-election. “Any reelection effort for Representative Horn was ...

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 a potential Cherokee U.S. House delegate from Oklahoma talked about her next steps.  Cheroke...

Ponca Chief’s statue joins greats in Statuary Hall

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

Sarah 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 which Chief Standing Bear hailed and in which he is buried, is 12 statues down from the statue of Sequoyah...

It follows them forever: Mental health issues dog storm survivors

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)

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 hit Moore. He nearly was one of the town’s 24 fatalities as the storm, with its 210 mph winds, s...

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 OEA will no longer march, but Priest said that OEA just wants to focus on the elections. Priest emph...

State employees protest for raises

Sarah 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 of Oklahoma Public Employees Association (OPEA) have protested in Shawnee, Tecumseh, Lawton, and will finish the week in Enid. Some employees said their ...

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 the Community After School Program will run from when school gets out until 4:30 p.m., but...

Climate Change and Hurricanes

Sarah Guevara

September 19, 2017

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