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Oklahoma State Senator Says Slavery Was Challenged, So Legal Abortion Should Be, Too

Joseph Silk wants a bill that criminalizes abortion to challenge the Supreme Court decision because the Court once ruled "that slaves were private property and they were wrong."

State Sen. Joseph Silk (R-Broken Bow) is pushing his "Abolition of Abortion in Oklahoma Act," which calls on the state to ignore federal law on abortion. And he's using the argument that states can ignore the Supreme Court because "they were wrong about slavery."

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Officer Who Killed Unarmed Terence Crutcher Returns to Duty

The jury that acquitted her recommended she never patrol again.


Betty Shelby shot and killed unarmed Terence Crutcher in 2016 after his car broke down. Two years later, she is now actively patrolling as a sheriff's deputy.

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EY Names New Office Managing Partner in Tulsa

Anita Holloway to lead growing office with strong ties to local community

Ernst & Young LLP (No. 3 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) announced the appointment of Anita Holloway to managing partner of the firm's Tulsa office effective March 1. Anita succeeds Cathy Gates, who is retiring on June 30, after more than 30 years of service with EY, including nearly 10 years as head of the Tulsa office.

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Terence Crutcher: Unarmed Black Man with Hands Up Shot by Police

Video shows Crutcher had his hands up moments before he was shot by a Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer. He did not survive.

UPDATE: 5:15 p.m. ET Sept. 22, 2016

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