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It's Election Day!

Oklahoma
Voters are reminded that Oklahoma has modified closed primaries, so not every voter in every precinct will have an election. In order to vote in party's primary election, you must be a...

15-year-old kidnapped and taken to New York

Oklahoma
(TULSA, Okla.) On Wednesday around 11:00 p.m., officers were called to a home in north Tulsa for a missing person report. A woman reported that her 15-year-old daughter had not been seen...

A proposed HUD rule could make it easier for people with criminal backgrounds to get housing assistance, but it wouldn’t apply to housing choice vouchers

National
(NATIONAL) This year, Tulsa County, Oklahoma’s annual homeless census found that of the area’s estimated 1,427 people experiencing homelessness, 56% had a history of incarceration.  Read...

Weather across America

National
(NATIONAL) Flash flooding and severe weather possible for parts of the Upper Midwest, a heat wave for the Great Lakes into the Ohio Valley and Northeast, heavy rain and flash flooding...

Language Department ‘Creating an Osage World’

Osage Nation
Written By: Chelsea T. Hicks (OSAGE NATION) The Osage Nation Language Department has gotten an authentic version of Wahzhazhe ie, the Osage language, into Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of...

Vietnam Veterans from Muscogee Nation meet at River Spirit

Muscogee Nation
Written By: Thomas Jackson (MUSCOGEE NATION) For veterans of the Vietnam War from the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, June 11 was a day of remembrance. At the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa,...

Oklahoma Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit from survivors of 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Oklahoma
Written By: Archiebald Brown (OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled to uphold a lower court’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit from the remaining survivors of...

Many Young Adults Who Began Vaping as Teens Can’t Shake the Habit

National
Written By: John Daley, Colorado Public Radio (NATIONAL) G Kumar’s vaping addiction peaked in college at the University of Colorado, when flavored, disposable vapes were taking...

Rock the Native Vote Celebrates 100 Years of Indian Citizenship Act

Oklahoma
Photo Courtesy: Brian Hammons | First Americans Museum (OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) June 2 marked 100 years of the Indian Citizenship Act, which ended the exclusion of Native Americans from US...

Software provider discusses ‘nightmare’ transition from Soonercare to managed care

Oklahoma
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) The impact of the switch from Soonercare to Managed Care has caused a mental healthcare crisis for Oklahomans.  In May, VNN Oklahoma interviewed two counselors who...