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OU College of Dentistry Offers Low-Cost Service for the Community

OU College of Dentistry Offers Low-Cost Service for the Community

Sierra Rains-Moad

May 7, 2017

OU dental students are taking their skills to the mouths of actual patients in a student program that provides dental care for eligible members of the community. In the OU College of Dentistry, students are able to treat patients under the direct supervision of faculty. Potential patients are screene...

Norman Police Department First Oklahoma Agency to Join Police Data Initiative

Norman Police Department First Oklahoma Agency to Join Police Data Initiative

Sierra Rains-Moad

April 1, 2017

The Norman Police Department just became the first law enforcement agency in Oklahoma to join the Police Data Initiative. The initiative derives from the Task Force on 21st Century Policing created by President Obama in late 2014 and will make more data available to the public. Sarah Jensen, NPD ...

Proposed House Bill 1686 raises controversy, taxes on alcohol for Oklahomans

Proposed House Bill 1686 raises controversy, taxes on alcohol for Oklahomans

Sierra Rains-Moad

March 29, 2017

A relatively new bill going through the Oklahoma House of Representatives is proposing raising excise tax on alcoholic beverages and exempting them from sales tax. The excise tax on a barrel of beer would increase from $12.50 to $45 and from $1.47 per liter to $3.50 per liter on spirits, resulting in a hike in price for consumers and possibly pu...

Proposed House Bill 1686 Raises Controversy, Taxes on Alcohol for Oklahomans

Sierra Rains-Moad

March 4, 2017

A relatively new bill going through the Oklahoma House of Representatives has brought about a debate among Oklahomans. House Bill 1686 proposes raising excise tax on alcoholic beverages and exempting them from sales tax. The excise tax on a barrel of beer would increase from $12.50 to $45 and from $1.47...

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