Rehab Work Camps Were Facing Regulation. Then a Friend Stepped In.

Christian Alcoholics & Addicts in Recovery operated for years in rural Oklahoma without oversight by the state. When several deaths occurred at other rehabs, legislators moved to regulate the programs. That’s when Republican lawmaker Doug Cox stepped in.

Programs That Help Pay for Hearing Aids

Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurance plans provide little or no coverage for hearing aids. But some government and nonprofit programs can help Oklahomans with at least a portion of the cost.

Let Down and Locked Up: Why Oklahoma’s Female Incarceration Rate Is So High

An investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting examined a decade’s worth of Oklahoma prison data to unearth the reasons why the state incarcerates so many women. Among the findings: The most common reason women end up in prison is drug possession.

How Did Your School Score on the ACT Exam?

Use our interactive table to find out how students at your high school scored on the ACT college-readiness exam. Were average income levels of students’ families a factor in performance on the test?

In Search of New Ways to Tame Opioid Crisis

What more can Oklahoma do to reduce the tragic toll of prescription painkiller addiction? A state commission is looking for new ideas, and experts here, as well as examples in other states, could help map a strategy.