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Students travel to Tahlequah to study 'forced migration'

Mar. 16, 2020 1:02 AM EDT

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — Tahlequah was recently a stop on an 18-day field trip for seven middle-schoolers from a small school in Burnsville, North Carolina. The theme is "forced migrations," and one of the leaders, Brad Archer, is a graduate of Sequoyah High School and Northeastern State University. With...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives to speak during a campaign rally in Springfield, Va., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

'He's one of us': Sanders energizing red-state progressives

Mar. 1, 2020 8:03 AM EST

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — It isn't easy being a Bernie Sanders supporter in a conservative state like Oklahoma. Travis Wyman, a 40-year-old construction worker and online “social justice warrior,” says he and other Sanders fans can hear “fear-mongering words” like socialist and...