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Johnson wants path to citizenship for illegals
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part of a series of stories on candidates facing a runoff primary election Aug. 26. Tuesday, Johnson will provide her thoughts on jobs, health care, and the $17.5 trillion national debt.
Time to vote: State Sen. Connie Johnson Q&A
• What needs to be done to create job growth in the United States?
Job creation, strong public education and protecting our civil liberties are three of the main issues of my campaign for the U.S. Senate.
In the U.S. Senate, I will do what we know works: invest in education and infrastructure in ways that stimulate innovation and create jobs.
Police seek help in finding Edmond youth
Edmond Police Department Spokeswoman Jenny Monroe said the agency needs the public’s help finding 16-year-old Keifer McMullin.
Monroe said he ran away from home July 17.
“This is not the first time, but the longest he’s been gone,” Monroe said.
Monroe said Keifer was last seen wearing white-colored Nike tennis shoes, blue jeans, a red shirt and had a black, heavy coat. If you know where he is located call 911 or text a tip at 625-TEXT.
Election board absentee voting deadline nears
Voters who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the runoff primary election Aug. 26 should apply now. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. Aug. 20, voters who want to vote by absentee ballot are urged to apply early.
Absentee ballot application forms are available at the County Election Board office, located at 4201 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Oklahoma City.
State Education Department looking to develop new academic standards
The Oklahoma State Department of Education is encouraging Oklahoma educators, parents and others interested in public education to consider taking part in the development of new academic standards for English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. Coordinated by OSDE, the standards-creation process is designed to be as inclusive and comprehensive as possible.
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$1 million bond set in abuse case
Jose D. Jesus Cuellar Becerra was arraigned Wednesday afternoon on nine felony counts of assault, abuse, arson and kidnapping and three misdemeanor counts of domestic abuse.
Integris Bass Baptist Health Center adds robotic surgery system
The da Vinci Si has several features designed to provide clinical benefits and efficiency in the operating room.
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Oklahoma County Free Fair offers competition, free fun
Oklahoma County residents are invited to compete in the 100th annual Oklahoma County Free Fair as they take part in many activities scheduled just for them.
The county fair will get underway Aug. 21-23 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park and will be highlighted by its open adult and youth along with 4-H and Oklahoma Home and Community Education categories, as well as its special contest and activities.
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