The question some people are asking on Wednesday is, "has the teacher walkout created a political movement?"
On the ninth day of the teacher walkout and the first day candidates could formally file for state office, University of Oklahoma journalism professor Mike Boettcher was at the State Election Board as part of the [UNFILTERED] project, a partnership between Boettcher and News 9. Students from the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication have also contributed to our coverage of the teacher walkout.
In this clip from Wednesday, April 11, candidates passionate about education are lining up to file for office.
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The state of Oklahoma and the Muscogee (Creek) Nation met in a tense hour’s worth of arguments and questioning before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a case that could restore significant land and power to the tribe.
(Editor's Note: Storme Jones is reporting for News 9 [UNFILTERED] on behalf of Gaylord News and the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma.) Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers clean up debris and provide hot meals, both major blessings for people impacted by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle. "Started out with Katrina, and then I went to Rita -- and that's what I've been doing, every one of them," said Choctaw resident Wanda McLaughli...
(Editor's Note: Storme Jones is reporting for News 9 [UNFILTERED] on behalf of Gaylord News and the Gaylord College of Journalism at the University of Oklahoma.) About 20 workers with the Public Service Company of Oklahoma are working to get power restored to neighborhoods in the Florida Panhandle in the wake of destruction left behind by Hurricane Michael. They're doing everything from replacing snapped lines to broken poles and blown transformers. "Even though we have major ...
There are leaking ceilings, empty courtyards and restaurants that look abandoned.