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Food Deserts in Oklahoma

Many Oklahomans are currently living in food deserts, especially in southeastern Oklahoma. And Oklahoma City is ranked as the second worst city for food access. “Food deserts are defined as urban neighborhoods and rural towns without ready access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food. Instead of supermarkets and grocery stores, these communities may have no […]

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Twelve States Suing the EPA Over Federal Clean Power Plan

Twelve states, including Oklahoma, have joined together to sue the EPA over President Barack Obama’s plan to cut carbon emissions 30 percent nationally by 2030. The plan largely focuses on reducing our reliance on coal-fired power plants. Power plants account for nearly one-third of all domestic greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. Currently, there […]

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MADE: The Indie Emporium Shop

Featured Business: MADE: The Indie Emporium Shop

MADE: The Indie Emporium Shop is a retail store in Tulsa. They promote buying handmade and supporting artists and makers. We got the chance to talk to the owner Christine Sharp-Crowe about the store. She also shares some exciting news so be sure to check out the interview below. GO: What was your motive for starting MADE : […]

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People’s Climate March to Take Place in Oklahoma

United Nations leaders are preparing to have an emergency climate summit on Sept. 23rd in New York City. The summit was called by UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon. The goal of the summit is to reach a global climate deal and develop emission reduction commitments. Before the summit people are gearing up to march to bring awareness […]

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Gardening With Kids, Why It’s Important

What’s the big deal about growing your own food?  Our food supply in the United States is increasingly becoming unhealthier.  Fast food and convenience foods are so processed and loaded with synthetic chemicals that groceries are more like a science experiment than a meal.  We can shop for whole foods like meat, dairy, and produce […]