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For the Undecided, a 2016 Oklahoma Voters Guide

Undecided about the state questions? This nonpartisan detailed voters guide will help you decide how to vote on Nov. 8. The guide was assembled by a partnership of Oklahoma nonprofits and news media.

The Mabel Bassett Correctional Center in McLoud is Oklahoma's largest prison for women and where all incoming female offenders are received and assessed. The facility has a total capacity of 1,291.

More Women Head to State Prisons

Despite years of concern over Oklahoma’s high rate of female incarceration, the number of women sent to prison jumped again in the latest fiscal year. One dramatic exception: Tulsa County, which sent 24 percent fewer women to state prisons. Oklahoma County sent 33 percent more.

Former OU football coach Barry Switzer, at his home in Norman.

Barry Switzer: Overcoming Personal Trauma

With this video, Oklahoma Watch launches a series, “ConversatIons,” featuring Oklahomans talking about subjects that relate to larger issues in the state – and often to their own lives. Our first conversation is with former OU football coach Barry Switzer, who reflects on the trauma and family turmoil he experienced as a young man.

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Players and Money Behind Penny Sales Tax Campaigns

Millions of dollars will be spent in the coming months in an effort to convince Oklahomans to vote for or against the education sales tax. What voters don’t know is where the money being spent is coming from.

Eight pounds of crystal meth were seized last year during an eight-month investigation.

OKWatch Radio: The New Scourge of Meth

The methamphetamine scourge is spreading again in Oklahoma, with fatal overdoses from the drug spiking last year, according to numbers from the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.