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More States Say Religious Agencies Can Turn Down Same-Sex Couples For Adoptions

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Scott Pruitt speaks on election night 2010, after his successful campaign for Oklahoma attorney general. When Pruitt assumed office, he also took control of the state's case against the poultry industry. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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In Oklahoma, Critics Say Pruitt Stalled Pollution Case After Taking Industry Funds

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Setting up his new classroom in Texas this school year, Shawn Sheehan took a selfie for social media to wish his home state well. "Wishing all my Norman and #oklaed fam a great school year! Representing y'all as I set up my classroom in Lewisville, TX!" Shawn Sheehan/Shawn Sheehan hide caption

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Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt told the Senate environment committee that he does not remember comments he made in 2016 about then-candidate Donald Trump. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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EXCERPT: Scott Pruitt on KFAQ's Pat Campbell Show Feb. 4, 2016

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Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma's 2016 Teacher of the Year, sits in his classroom one last time before moving to Texas for better pay. Emily Wendler/KOSU hide caption

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Teacher Of The Year In Oklahoma Moves To Texas For The Money

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In November, voters in Oklahoma approved criminal justice reforms such as making possession of drugs a misdemeanor and redirecting state money to treatment programs. Now there are several bills to repeal the reforms. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Oklahoma Lawmakers File Bills To Repeal Criminal Justice Reforms

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Gas prices seen at an Oklahoma City 7-Eleven in December. Amid a state budget slump, Oklahoma lawmakers are considering raising gas taxes for the first time in 30 years. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Gas Taxes May Go Up Around The Country As States Seek To Plug Budget Holes

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Herman "Dub" Tolbert, shown inside an American Legion post in Bokoshe, Okla., says the community is left exposed and he's determined to make regulators listen. Joe Wertz/StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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Communities Uneasy As Utilities Look For Places To Store Coal Ash

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin walks on the floor of the Oklahoma House on Wednesday. On Friday, Fallin vetoed legislation that would make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Robert Bates arrives for his arraignment at the Tulsa County Courthouse in Tulsa, Okla., on April 21, 2015. Bates has been convicted of second-degree manslaughter. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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After a magnitude-4.5 earthquake was recorded near Cushing in October, Oklahoma regulators ordered oil companies to shut down several disposal wells. That seemed to slow the shaking — at least for a while. Joe Wertz/StateImpact Oklahoma hide caption

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Confidence In Oil Hub Security Shaken By Oklahoma Earthquakes

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