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  • Poll finds most see difference between OK banks and Wall Street

    on Dec 27, 11 • in Statewide • with No Comments

    Most Oklahoma voters agree that Oklahoma banks are different than “Wall Street firms,” a new SoonerPoll study shows. Results indicate that 73.6 percent of likely Oklahoma voters polled agreed with the statement “Oklahoma banks are much different from the “Wall Street firms” that are often referred to as “banks” by the media.” The study found that 48.6 percent of respondents said they “strongly agreed” with the statement, while another 25 percent said they “somewhat agreed.” Only 16.8 disagreed, and 9.6 had no opinion. “It is reassuring to see that Oklahomans draw a distinction between their

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  • Balancing the budget and concern over debt unite Oklahomans

    on Oct 3, 11 • in PollBlog • with No Comments

    The national debt currently stands at over $14.7 trillion, and that sum causes great concern to Oklahomans, regardless of political affiliation. By the same token, an overwhelming majority of Oklahomans support a constitutional amendment to require a balanced federal budget. SoonerPoll recently conducted a survey that asked respondents’ thoughts on the national debt, and on a balanced budget amendment, and I think you’ll find the results to be interesting. Here in Oklahoma, support for requiring the federal budget to be balanced has broad appeal. 76.2% of those polled supported such a measure, while just 17.7%

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  • Poll finds most concerned with national debt; support balanced budget amendment

    on Oct 3, 11 • in Statewide • with 3 Comments

    The latest SoonerPoll reveals most likely Oklahoma voters are both concerned about the current national debt and supportive of a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. SoonerPoll asked respondents to use a 0-to-10 scale, where 0 means not concerned at all and 10 means extremely concerned, to rate their concern about the $14 trillion dollar debt.  Results reveal that 66.3 percent of respondents rated their level of concern a 10, and 84.4 percent of respondents rated their concern an 8 or more. When asked whether they support or oppose a constitutional amendment requiring the

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  • Most women unfamiliar with risks, symptoms and tests to detect Ovarian Cancer

    on Sep 19, 11 • in Statewide • with 1 Comment

    A survey by on behalf of Ovarian Cancer Awareness indicates many Oklahoma women are confused about known risk factors for ovarian cancer as well as which medical tests can help detect ovarian cancer. The study also revealed that respondents were unfamiliar with several symptoms of ovarian cancer. “It’s not surprising that we are finding some of these results,” said Anna Schlichting, organizer of Anna’s Belles, Oklahoma’s only ovarian cancer support group. “Symptoms of ovarian cancer are so vague, it’s easy to attribute them to other conditions.” When asked about known risk factors, two in

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