All the dirt, news, culture and commentary for Oklahoma's second century.

RDR Originals

The saucer plan

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Lloyd Cole talks music and more with RDR

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Silent march and parade planned in Oklahoma City on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Throw me some beads!

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Oklahoma City is the second most unhealthy city in the United States?

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"The Imitation Game": historical thrills and societal ills

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Oklahoma native author interviewed about debut novel

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State budget, prison reform, ranking of schools dominate policy forum

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Preservation Oklahoma and OKC Council will not appeal demolition of historic buildings

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RDR Super Bowl Preview

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Two of the NFL’s best cornerbacks on display in the Super Bowl

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Job creation, economy, government reform top legislative agenda

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Kern withdraws anti-gay bill that would have allowed business owners to refuse service to LGBT folks

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Hundreds rally against domestic violence during event at State Capitol

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Public servant Joe Dorman concedes during Tuesday night watch party

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FOWLER'S FLIX: 01.30.15 / Super Bowl binge-watching!

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Provisional ballots underutilized but effective 95 percent of the time in Oklahoma

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Neocon pundit and author Stephen Hayes talks politics and more at OKC Town Hall forum

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What Corpus Christi can learn about planning its future from Oklahoma City

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The Urban Scene: Oklahoma City

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Downtown power outage Friday

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Fallin takes oath of office among other elected statewide officials

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Dan Short: the story of an Oklahoma Santa

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Local Santa shares children’s wish lists of 2014

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Earthquakes, hydrocarbons and the tobacco industry: lessons from the past

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REVIEW: "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part One"

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The Percy Jackson series concludes with 'The Blood of Olympus'

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Pot business is good business

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Dads and Tiger’s Jaw

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Manufactured pop star Lana Del Rey leaves RDR music critic cold

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Constitutional amendment to limit constitutional amendments?

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"American Sniper" - not a spoiler

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Mixed feelings abound ahead of Obama's trip to India

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Mesta Festa this Saturday

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Political leadership critical when addressing mental illness in Oklahoma

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Langston University president brings growth from his background to the job

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Dear Diary: Live readings from awkward teenage diaries

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SMALL TOWN MATTERS: A daytime ghost town with a castle

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What will Punxsutawney Phil's Groundhog Day weather forecast be?

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Horse corpse of the famous Mister Ed buried in Tahlequah

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Moore rumblings continue without explanation

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Unidentified noises near Moore concern twister-traumatized residents

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Cirque du Soleil’s "Varekai" brings shock and awe to story of redemption

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State says It’s a good day to die

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On the line

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Respecting the community

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CONSPIRACY, COVER-UPS & SPIN: A rose by any other name is still a rose

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It doesn't have to cost $100,000

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The “Iron Law of Prohibition” cannot be broken

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Net Neutrality or regulatory overkill?

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The Conservative View - Supply and demand

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The Conservative View - House divided

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ODOC “about to implode” says OCP's Sean Wallace

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Computer company allegedly defrauds rural schools; buys vintage cars and SUVs

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Why the death penalty should be abolished

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What falling oil prices could mean for Oklahoma's economy

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Red Dirt Report was launched July 4, 2007 as an independent news website covering all manner of news, culture, entertainment and lifestyle stories that affect and interest Oklahoma readers and readers outside of our state. Our mission is to educate, promote civic engagement and discourse on public policy, government and politics. Our experienced journalists provided balanced in-depth coverage of news stories that affect Oklahomans. Our opinion/editorial stories come from a wide range of political view points. We carry out our mission by reporting, writing, and posting news and information. read more

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