On Jan. 28, in the course of an ongoing investigation, Human Trafficking Agents with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics conducted an undercover operation in response to an online advertisement of prostitution.

Oklahoma could soon join the growing number of states backing away from using Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to administer prescription-drug programs. Sen. Paul Scott, R-Duncan, has filed Senate Bill 1901 to replace the state’s third-party PBMs with a direct-to-pharmacy payment system – a move he said could save the state millions and help significantly lower prescription drug prices for state employees.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Black Student Union is hosting several Black History Month activities through the month of February on the Weatherford campus.

A bill that would classify strangulation during a domestic violence incident as a violent crime and increases the punishment for the offense passed the House Judiciary Committee recently with a vote of 16-0.

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