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Thursday, October 16
87 percent

Percentage of Oklahoma’s public elementary school teachers who are women.

Source: National Education Association

Wednesday, October 15
10,089

Number of active underground storage tanks in Oklahoma carrying certain hazardous substance or petroleum. There have been 38 confirmed releases and 35 completed cleanups this year.

Source: EPA.gov 

Tuesday, October 14
87%

Percentage of Oklahoma’s public elementary school teachers who are women.

Source: National Education Association.

Monday, October 13
1,881

Deaths due to stroke in Oklahoma in 2012. Strokes were the fifth leading cause of death in Oklahoma that year.

Source: State of the State’s Health 2014.

Friday, October 10
27,275

Number of marriage licenses issued in Oklahoma in 2013. 17,227 divorce decrees were issued in the state that same year.

Source: Oklahoma Department of Health.

Thursday, October 9
16 percent

Drop in crude oil prices at the Cushing, OK oil hub since mid-June.

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Wednesday, October 8
69.6%

Percentage of Oklahoma students who took the SAT in 2014 who met the SAT College and Career Readiness Benchmark.

Source: The 2014 College Board Program Results.

Tuesday, October 7
22

Number of threatened or endangered species in Oklahoma.

Source: Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.

Monday, October 6
43%

The growth in Oklahoma’s Asian-American population from 2000-2010.

Source: Asian Americans Advancing Justice analysis of U.S. Census data.

Friday, October 3
27.8%

Percentage of income that renters in Oklahoma devoted to housing in 2013, up from 24.3 percent in 2000.

Source: Pew Charitable Trusts.

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