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Mary Fallin

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  • Oklahoma is investigating itself over botched execution? Please.

    Fifteen years ago Clayton Lockett committed a heinous crime. On Tuesday night, so did the state of Oklahoma, in practice if not in legal fact. There are more questions than certainty surrounding the botched execution and ultimate death by heart attack...
  • Botched Oklahoma execution stirs outrage, may bring changes

    After a grisly history of electrocutions, gassings, hangings and firing squads, it is the cold, quiet science of lethal injections that has become America's most common and favored method of executing its worst criminals. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled...
  • State-approved torture in Oklahoma

    Pity the poor people of Oklahoma. Nobody deserves a governor this incompetent. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) first made national headlines last fall when she announced that the Oklahoma National Guard would refuse to provide spousal benefits to all...
  • Obama to decide on Keystone pipeline within months, governors say

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama told the nation’s governors Monday that a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline could come in a matter of months, signaling he did not intend to let a recent court ruling derail his decision on whether to approve the...
  • Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against

    Does spending less money on state government stimulate the economy? That’s a question raised in a Los Angeles Times story Friday about states that have not restored budget cuts made during the belt-tightening of the recession. The story focuses on...
  • Who should pay to guard schoolchildren against Mother Nature?

    California has earthquakes, Oklahoma has tornadoes. In either place, the odds are that you'll never be at ground zero when distaster strikes, or even directly affected by one. But if you are one of the unlucky few (statistically speaking, that is) to...
  • NBA MVP Kevin Durant cries tears of joy

    Kevin Durant sobbed as he spoke of the single mother who once woke him in the middle of the night, forcing him to run hills so that he could chase greatness. He teared up as he recounted the teammate who wrote the initials "K.D." and "MVP" on a piece of...
  • Oklahoma delays execution after botched lethal injection

      Oklahoma's attorney general agreed Thursday to delay for six months an execution that had been scheduled to take place hours after last week’s botched lethal injection of Clayton Lockett. Atty. Gen. Scott Pruitt’s office agreed to...
  • O'Malley, governors concerned about federal cuts

    O'Malley, governors concerned about federal cuts
    A bipartisan group of governors expressed concern Saturday over the impact looming federal budget cuts will have on their states but had few ideas for how to break the latest fiscal impasse gripping Congress. Most of the nation's governors, including...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'After All These Years'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'After All These Years'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Cedar Cove Justine (Sarah Smyth)...
  • Twisters batter Oklahoma, killing 1, injuring 21, wrecking homes

    A series of tornadoes raked a broad swath of the Midwest on Sunday, destroying homes and a trailer park in Oklahoma, killing one person and injuring at least 21 others, officials said. As night fell, rescuers with flashlights picked through the rubble...