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  • images_sizedimage_074101146 USAO students enjoy performance Members of the MacDowell Music Club of Chickasha and their guests enjoyed an afternoon of beautiful music in the USAO Alumni Chapel on Feb. 7, 2010.

    March 15, 2010 1 Photo

  • State lawmakers OK math requirements, drug testing OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawmakers tackled issues on Wednesday ranging from increased math requirements for high school students to requiring drug testing for state elected officials as they raced toward a Thursday deadline for hearing bills on the floor.

    March 11, 2010

  • Rep. Joe Dorman offers compromise to restore electric car tax credits OKLAHOMA CITY – Honoring his commitment to constituents and other Oklahomans who contacted him in recent months, Rep. Joe Dorman, D-Rush Springs, this week fulfilled his promise to find a way to honor tax credits owed by the state to citizens who bought Low-Speed Vehicles that use alternative energy sources.

    March 9, 2010

  • CIA director: U.S. disrupting al-Qaida NORMAN (AP) — CIA Director Leon Panetta said Monday the country's counterterrorism operations have placed al-Qaida's top leaders under extreme pressure and many are "on the run" but recent thwarted terror plots in the U.S. indicate the terror network is changing its tactics.

    March 9, 2010

  • Tax breaks cost Oklahoma billions in state tax revenue each year OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Whether it's the sale of railroad spikes or deposits paid on mushroom containers, Oklahoma's tax code provides a number of tax breaks that cost the state billions of dollars each year.

    February 23, 2010

  • USAO student opinion sought by national group For the fifth year in a row, freshmen and seniors at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma have the opportunity to participate in a national survey in which they can rate the university on academic challenge, active learning and student-faculty interaction.

    February 18, 2010

  • Delaware Nation Awarded $250,000 Solar Energy Panel Grant [Anadarko, OK] – The Department of Energy recently awarded the Delaware Nation, a federally-recognized Indian tribe located in Oklahoma, a $250,000 National Energy Technology Labs Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) that will fund solar panel roofing for the tribe’s governmental building. The new roof will support the environmentally friendly and energy efficient foundation of the Delaware Nation Going Green Initiative.

    February 16, 2010

  • Forecast: Snow in all 50 states OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma forecaster is predicting an unusual weather phenomenon — snow on the ground in all 50 states at the same time.

    February 12, 2010

  • Local Rep. Osborn believes bill would protect gun owners’ rights To protect citizens’ Second Amendment rights, state Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Tuttle, has filed legislation to protect Oklahomans from having any mandatory gun confiscations or additional registrations.

    February 12, 2010

  • Students assist state representative OKLAHOMA CITY – While you might not realize it, high school students often play an integral part at the state capitol.

    They’re called pages. For an entire week, high school students from all over Oklahoma deliver messages and run errands for representatives and senators

    February 12, 2010

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