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Emily Wendler / StateImpact Oklahoma

A group of about 20 parents asked Oklahoma City Public School Board members on Monday to kick former OKC Mayor Kirk Humphreys off the board of a local charter school.

Humphreys recently equated homosexuality to pedophilia while on a Sunday morning talk show, and many John Rex Charter School parents feel his comments were homophobic, and disqualify him from serving on the charter’s board of directors.

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On June 26, voters will decide if Oklahoma will become the 30th state to legalize marijuana for medical use. But regulating the new industry could prove difficult.

If State Question 788 passes, licenses will be required for each stage of marijuana cultivation, including dispensaries, commercial growers, processors, and individual medical marijuana cards.

Headlines for Tuesday, January 9, 2018:

Beau Brady's Top 10 Songs of 2017

Jan 9, 2018

Beau Brady of Excuse Me shares his 10 favorite albums of 2017:

10. Destroyer - "Tinseltown Swimming in Blood"

Of the list of things I didn't think I needed in my life: Destroyer doing a song that sounds like New Order is high atop that list.

Ryan LaCroix, host of KOSU's All Things Considered and co-host of The Oklahoma Rock Show, shares his 10 favorite Oklahoma albums of 2017:

10. Mothica - Heavy Heart

LISTENSelf-Destructive, Sometimes, Out Of It

Headlines for Monday, January 8, 2017:

  • Study shows Oklahomans are more likely to die of cancer than people in other states. (NewsOK)

  • GOP candidates for governor mostly avoid questions on legalizing marijuana. (NewsOK)

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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma about the GOP's legislative agenda for 2018.

TRANSCRIPT:

LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

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The night before St. Vincent came in to World Cafe, she played a show at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia. And when I say she played a show, she really played a show.

John Cooper, co-host of the Red Dirt Radio Hour, shares his top albums of 2017, in no particular order:

Jared Tyler - Dirt On Your Hands

Andy Adams - Back To Square One

Headlines for Friday, January 5, 2017:

  • Oklahoma residents are getting to vote on medical marijuana in June.  (Journal Record)

  • The Health Department refuses to allow a subpoenaed employee to testify before lawmakers. (NewsOK)

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