Oklahoma Sees Surge in Foreign-Controlled Land

Between 2004 and 2014, the amount of agricultural land in Oklahoma that came under foreign control increased nearly sixfold, to 371,576 acres, according to the latest federal data available.

Oklahoma’s Poverty Landscape

Mapping poverty can be deceiving. This interactive map showing poverty rates by census tract across Oklahoma helps pinpoint the smaller areas with extreme levels of deprivation.

How the Reid Technique Works

The Reid Technique is used by police and government investigators, security and loss prevention experts. Read the interviewing steps.

Security Breach at OU Exposes Thousands of Students’ Data

The University of Oklahoma unintentionally exposed thousands of students’ educational records — including social security numbers and financial aid information dating to at least 2002 — through lax privacy settings in a campus file-sharing network.

Catherine Montgomery: Connecting Beads of Time

Since moving to Oklahoma in 1999, Catherine Montgomery has helped bring about some of the state’s more notable historical preservation projects. In this video, she discusses past preservation mistakes and future restoration opportunities.

A Look at the State Budget, Trim by Trim

The Legislature approved a fiscal 2018 appropriated budget totaling $6.9 billion, which is basically the same as last year’s. Among 68 agencies or entities listed, 53, or more than three-fourths, saw their budgets shaved or held flat.

Forum Video: Effects of State Budget Decisions on Children

Three leaders involved in children’s issues talk about the implications of state budget decisions on the lives of young people. Guests included state Sen. AJ Griffin, Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy CEO Joe Dorman, and Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth Director Lisa Smith.