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Rita Aragon: Accepting Veterans

Major General (retired) Rita Aragon, the governor’s liaison for veterans affairs, talks about her career as a woman with commanding rank in a male-dominated world and about the talents, values and needs of veterans.

Bob Blackburn

Bob Blackburn: Oklahoma’s Rural-Urban Divide

Bob Blackburn, executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, talks about the state’s rural-urban fault lines and whether Oklahoma is at a turning point in dealing with rural areas’ increasing problems.

Tribal council leaders, parents and youth are concerned about the impact that legalizing marijuana could have on communities in the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Most Indian Tribes Wary of Legalized Marijuana

Most Native American tribes are opting not to legalize marijuana, although at least two are poised to try it. Some Oklahoma tribes say they have no interest in growing and selling marijuana, although some were represented at a conference this year on the matter.