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DeWayne E. Smoot is a senior staff writer at the Muskogee Phoenix, where he has earned numerous awards for investigative reporting and his coverage of local and state government, environmental issues and general-interest news events. He regularly covers local and state government, politics and en...

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Students @MuskogeeSchools join in solidarity with others as part of the #NEVERAGAIN movement, seeking reasonable restrictions on firearms and advocating for safe schools. 
A piece of history succumbs to the Oklahoma winds in downtown Wagoner, where a fire gutted several buildings last year. 
Imagine that: Trump White House quietly issues report vindicating Obama regulations - Vox 
Cuts to programs that serve needs of the masses while the elite wallow in splendor ☮️ 
And it looks like that permafrost has trapped tons of toxic mercury that will be released into the environment during the thaw. @insideclimate 
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Society of Professional Journalists Award

2013 - Science, Technology, Health and Environmental Reporting