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Donovan's offense was slow to develop in 2017-18

Thunder performed poorly in close games, leading to a disappointing season

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DUI suspect drags OKC officer during attempt to flee

A man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested Tuesday after he drove off while an Oklahoma City officer was...

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Sooners ace Paige Parker in minor traffic accident after Friday's NCAA regional win

Oklahoma senior pitcher Paige Parker was involved in a car accident after Friday night’s win against Boston University, a team...

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Westworld is at an impasse — but there is reason for hope

Season 2 has seen the world of the show expand, but the bigger ‘Westworld’ gets, the less anything seems to matter.

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Bethany man killed in shootout with U.S. marshals was wanted in counterfeiting conspiracy

A Bethany man killed Thursday during a shootout with U.S. marshals had been on the run for more than a year after being...

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Sunnyside Diner to bring comfort food to former Edmond service station

Sunnyside Diner is planning to open its newest cafe, transforming the former service station at the corner of Second Street and...

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Possible homemade explosive device removed from Lawton hospital Friday

Authorities removed what might have been a “homemade explosive device” from a Lawton hospital Friday.

Sports

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Justify endured the most difficult race of his career and came away a step closer to becoming trainer Bob Baffert's second...

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Oklahoma Health Department handed out 94 significant raises in seven years before layoffs

AG said new Health Department officials should determine if raises were justified.

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Police Athletic League's soccer program in Oklahoma City Public Schools getting results

Fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students in the Oklahoma City Public Schools compete for their school in the PAL soccer league....

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OKC council moving quickly to fill Pettis' seat

The Oklahoma City Council is moving quickly to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis....

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AL.com All-Access: On Tua Tagovailoa & transfers, real or imagined

A handful of transfer situations regarding Alabama football have been, and will continue to, dominate the headlines in this...

Opinion

Oklahoma ScissorTales: Welcome news in drug abuse analysis

CITIZENS often have reason to complain that Oklahoma appears at the top of national rankings of negative trends and the bottom...

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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How did the Oklahoma state health department build a slush fund worth millions?

The Oklahoma State Department of Health appeared bankrupt because no one at the top fully understood the accounting mechanisms...

Health

Oklahoma health notes for May 20

Oklahoma health notes for May 20

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Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

Sports

Out of uniform and not managing, Dusty Baker relishes watching son

Dusty Baker is in the stands for nearly every home game to watch Cal's new infielder with that sweet left-handed swing that...

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Senate panel votes to endorse Gina Haspel as first female CIA director

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Wednesday to advance the nomination of Gina Haspel to be CIA director, setting up a...

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Former Sooner Trae Young: 'I'm the best overall player in this draft'

CHICAGO -- Trae Young believes he's not just the best scorer in the NBA draft this season, he's the best player. When...

Business

Crop problems elsewhere could produce bounty for US corn farmers

A need for corn leads this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up. Global corn shortage looms Corn...

Sports

Thunder working off same canvas as 2008

The Thunder never has had to rebuild in Oklahoma City, and that shouldn't change now

Sports

My Little Cleos: How a wiggling spoon became my favorite lure

My 40th high school reunion is next month. It brings to mind not only memories of football and foosball but also of fishing,...

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Investigation Continues Into Texas School Shooting

The deadly school shooting near Houston on Friday left 10 people dead. The suspected gunman told police he let some students...

Business

Symphony Show House open through Sunday

Symphony Show House open through Sunday.

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Putnam City teachers spend Sundays volunteering, helping families

Arbor Grove teachers and members of their families have volunteered for Focus on Home on several Sundays, loading, delivering...

Business

Personally speaking: Brian Puckett

• Position: Align Wealth Management, partner and certified financial planner • Age: 54 • Grew up in: Edmond • Education:...

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Oklahoma State women's golf coach Courtney Jones took an indirect path to college coaching

Oklahoma State women's golf coach Courtney Jones took an indirect path to college coaching

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Severe weather possible for much of Oklahoma Saturday

The National Weather Service is forecasting the potential for severe weather across much of Oklahoma for Saturday.

“Our problem in Oklahoma is that we don’t invest in people,” mental health providers say

LifeApr 29, 2018

Oklahoma mental health facilities have had to do more with less as the state cut their funding.

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Police: Fitness buff tried ambush attack at Trump resort

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — A fitness buff carrying an American flag and shouting about President Donald Trump stormed the hotel lobby...

Business

Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

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Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Shelly Phillips works in an office at the First United Methodist Church in Laramie, Wyoming, and rarely...

Sports

Paige Parker misses Sooners' regional win after minor accident

The Sooners had to get by without Paige Parker on Saturday after she was involved in a car accident after leaving Oklahoma’s...

Business

Ice cream shop latest addition to completing Midtown puzzle

Just three years after the closing of Midtown's Swanson's Tire, the maze of buildings at the corner of NW 9 and Hudson is...

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CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (AP) — CORRECTS: Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Shoplifters' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival....

Sports

Energy FC snaps losing streak with 1-0 victory

The victory ended Energy FC’s longest losing streak in franchise history and its longest at Taft Stadium.

Life

Photos of galas, fundraising events and charity benefits in the Oklahoma City area

Photos of galas, fundraising events and charity benefits in the Oklahoma City area.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand at altar in St. George's Chapel as wedding ceremony begins

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stand at altar in St. George's Chapel as wedding ceremony begins.

Life

Hispanic student starts blog to help parents break language barrier

EDMOND — Understanding English is easy for some, but Hilda Estrada has a mission to help Spanish-speaking parents better...

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Supreme Court battle shaping up over tax repeal effort

Oklahoma Supreme Court justices have created a fast track for challenges to tax repeal vote and invited Attorney General Mike...

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Wolfe electrified Kool-Aid, then he electrified fiction

No journalist ever moved to fiction with the panache of Tom Wolfe. But then no one ever moved to anything with quite the...

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Though familiar, 'Initiation' is a great beginning

Book review: Though familiar, 'Initiation' is a great beginning

Life

Opportunities abound for hiking in Oklahoma

There are so many places where you can go hiking, biking and horseback riding throughout the state.

Life

Oklahoma native Olivia Munn receives home-state award for standing up to sexual harassment

Olivia Munn recently received the inaugural Voice for Justice Award for her activism against sexual harassment in the workplace...

Life

Kansas City offered nice break for celebration

Family comes together to celebrate their mother's 80th birthday in Kansas City.

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Education notes for May 20

Grant to aid students from foster care EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma Foundation has received a $154,000 grant...

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Revitalization efforts gleam in northeast Oklahoma City

Local vendors and developers were showcased Saturday during the annual oNE OKC community event in northeast Oklahoma City.

Business

Flix Brewhouse signs lease to open OKC location

A lease has been signed to bring microbrewery/movie theater Flix Brewhouse to a new mixed-use entertainment and business...

News

Student succeeds against odds

The nonprofit Pivot Inc. celebrated dozens of clients who are graduating from high school this year despite significant...

News

Governor's veto puts sheriffs in tough spot.

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have eliminated financial consequences to counties for failing to...

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Business

Taking a ride with Disney should be more enjoyable than with Tesla

Dear Mr. Berko: We bought $50,000 worth of the 5.3 percent Tesla bond in August 2017. Our stockbroker wants me to sell, take a...

News

Native American New Play Festival to feature 1950s comedy

“Round Dance” tells the tale of a Muscogee (Creek) family struggling to make its way in Los Angeles in 1956, as the federal...

Business

Former CPA and attorney finds his niche in financial planning

Ironically, a bad investment experience years ago is what led Brian Puckett into his now 25-year career in financial planning....

Life

Nonprofit notes, May 20

Nonprofit notes, May 20

Health

Oklahoma nursing homes relieved as state looks for more inspectors

Hospitals, surgical centers, nursing homes, home health agencies and other medical providers have to undergo regular...

News

'Black Wall Street' musical performance to make Tulsa debut

“Black Wall Street” will make its Tulsa premiere on May 24.

Business

Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 20, 2018

Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Life

Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. 20 for Sunday, May 20, 2018

Parties in Oklahoma City: Helen Ford Wallace

Sports

Free youth instructional shoot set at OKC Gun Club

The free youth instructional shoot event is open to boys and girls age 10 to 16 who will receive instruction in gun safety,...

Sports

What needs to change for Thunder coach Billy Donovan after a turbulent Year 3?

Three seasons of playoff qualification but back-to-back campaigns of swift first-round exits have left questions about if Billy...

Business

Tips for responding to the salary requirement question

Dear Sam: I'm returning to Columbus after living in a small Southern town for several years, so I'm gearing up my resume and...

Sports

Wichita State ends Cowgirls season

Oklahoma State's softball team couldn't find a way to beat Wichita State this season.

Sports

LeBron, Cavs overpower Celtics 116-86 in Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home floor, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a...

Sports

Texas Tech sweep drops OSU baseball to second in Big 12

After entering the weekend with a two-game lead on Texas atop the conference standings, OSU will be the No. 2 seed in the Big...

Sports

How did freshman phenom help OU beat Tulsa?

Jocelyn Alo crushed her 26th home run of the season over the left field bleachers in Saturday’s Norman Regional victory against...

Sports

UCLA surged to the top of the leaderboard with a second-round total of 9-under-par 279 on Saturday

UCLA surged to the top of the leaderboard with a second-round total of 9-under-par 279 on Saturday

Sports

Oklahoma scene: Energy FC U23 squad opens season

Energy FC U23 squad opens season Energy FC's U23 squad opens its regular season at home Sunday against Texas United SC. Kickoff...

Sports

Morning Roundup: Manziel signs with CFL team

Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.

Sports

Warriors eager to get back on the court, respond from loss

The Warriors got dominated in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at Houston, and now the defending champions plan to do...

Sports

Women's golf: Rose Huang, NCAA adjust to BYU rule against Sunday competition

BYU golfer Rose Huang started her play at the NCAA championships a day earlier than everyone else because of BYU's rules...

News

Body of Tulsa man recovered Friday in Keystone Lake

The body of a 47-year-old man was recovered Friday night in Keystone Lake, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

A 10-year-old kid just wrote one of Oklahoma's newest laws

News6 days ago

Fifth-grader Ephraim Bowling noticed that Oklahoma didn't have an official state raptor. On Nov. 1, his bill becomes law.

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Two die in wrecks along Oklahoma roads

Two people were killed in separate wrecks Friday along Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Sports

Two OSU baseball players no longer with team

Sophomore infielder Cameron Dobbs is no longer a member of the Oklahoma State baseball program, an OSU media representative...

Sports

Women's golf Q&A: Texas A&M senior Maddie Szeryk

Texas A&M senior Maddie Szeryk added to her NCAA career record of rounds at even par or better with a 2-under-par 70 on...

Sports

OU baseball: Sooners power past Jayhawks 14-6

Oklahoma avoided a series sweep with a 14-6 win over Kansas in its regular season finale Saturday.

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on May 19, 2018: Check out the Heard on Hurd street festival in Edmond

Edmond's Heard on Hurd street festival will be from 6 to 10 p.m. today at the intersection of Broadway and Hurd and feature...

Life

Bible lesson for May 19

Bible lesson for May 19

Business

New agent for Berkshire Hathaway

New agent for Berkshire Hathaway.

Life

Orthodox priest offers biblical discussion on 'Lord of the Rings'

The Rev. Jeremy Davis will host a five-week series of classes called "'The Lord of the Rings' and the Spiritual Life" at Holy...

Life

Religion briefs for May 19

Religion briefs for May 19

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Edmond Mobile Meals hosts golf tournament on July 9

Edmond Mobile Meals will host its second annual 'Mulligans for Meals' golf tournament on July 9.

Business

Three things you should have at home

These will save you headaches, sore knees and wet feet.

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Fallen Oklahoma officers honored in ceremonies Friday

A lone bagpiper walked slowly through the grounds of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial Friday morning as hundreds of people...

Business

Dog bites man, bankers oppose regulation

The American Bankers Association reported that nearly three out of four bankers said Qualified Mortgage regulations, "which...

Life

Arise Ministries will host annual single mothers conference

Arise Ministries will host its Thrive Gathering for single mothers from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 23 at Crossings Community...

Life

This 400-year-old church is older than almost any institution in America

DISPUTANTA, Va. — Long before American independence, before the Pilgrims even landed at Plymouth Rock, there was Martin's...

Business

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Business

Unlock that panel

Inspector says remove padlock from electrical panel

Business

Kenneth R. Harney, Lawsuit dismissed against Zillow's Zestimates

Lawsuit dismissed against Zillow's Zestimates

Business

Learn how to buy and maintain a home

Realtors foundation to present homeownership workshop.

News

Stitt vows to appoint anti-abortion justices

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kevin Stitt says he would appoint anti-abortion justices to Oklahoma Supreme Court

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018.

Residents near an old Oklahoma refinery started feeling sick. Now work there has stopped

NewsMay 5, 2018

“It rolls in like a cloud. Then, when the wind blows, it gets worse,” Monique Timmons said of the odorous gas that she and her neighbors blame for their sudden onset of troubled breathing, headaches, nausea and stomach pains.

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Sports

Why Becky Hammon will soon be the Jackie Robinson of our time

Becky Hammon hasn't landed one of the NBA"s vacant head coaching jobs this offseason, but that day is coming. Might be soon....

Business

Home green home

Marla Esser Cloos, a green home expert, earned national recognition by Professional Women in Building just in time to help...

Business

Do your homework before picking exterior color scheme

Do your homework before picking exterior color scheme

News

New college program for people with disabilities

Northeastern State University in Tahlequah has teamed up with Lead Learn Live to create the RiverHawks Scholar Program to...

Business

Designing outdoor getaway

Marni Jameson shares her plans for updating an outdoor getaway for her relatives who are coming to visit.

Life

Meet the American who will preach at the royal wedding: Episcopal USA presiding bishop has visited Oklahoma City several times

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship is transatlantic, and now their wedding ceremony will be, too. The Most Rev....

Business

Chesapeake shareholders reject executive pay plan

Chesapeake Energy Corp. shareholders on Friday rejected the company's executive compensation plan in a nonbinding, advisory...

Business

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts.

Business

The Oklahoman's house plan for May 19, 2018, the Tealwood

The Oklahoman's house plan for May 19, 2018, the Tealwood.

Business

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 19, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 19, 2018.

News

Putnam City teacher job fair set for Tuesday

The Putnam City school district will hold its annual teacher job fair from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Francis Tuttle’s Reno Campus,...

Business

Rodd Moesel: May marches on flower power

Every season is a march through our wide range of plant material that blooms at different temperatures and different day...

Business

Oklahoma business briefs

National rig count increases by one The number of rigs searching for oil and natural gas grew this week by one nationally,...

Business

Greener pastures are on the way

The amount of stored hay farmers had on hand at the start of this month is about half what it was the same time a year ago....

News

Achievers

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City recently announced faculty and staff members chosen as recipients of the L.E. 'Dean'...

Life

That's the spirit

Holy Spirit Catholic Church will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, May 20, for a new permanent church building at its...

Business

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018.

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Carl Reherman Park will be dedicated Saturday at Arcadia Lake

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for the new Carl Reherman Park at Arcadia Lake.

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

Business

Our unemployment rate held steady in April, data shows.

Oklahoma's preliminary unemployment rate was 4 percent for April, compared to the same adjusted rate in March. Data shows...

News

Salvation Army will unveil 'Pathway of Hope' initiative in metro

The Salvation Army is shifting from treating the symptoms of poverty to working to prevent poverty at its root through its...

Technology and efficiency gains have boosted the oil industry

Business11 minutes ago

After a career in operations, Jason Pigott suddenly found himself in charge of information technology at Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. "At first I had no idea why I was leading IT, but putting operations and IT together has...

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Sports

OSU’s Big 12 lead slips away as pitching woes continue

STILLWATER — Grant Little's Thursday night ended prematurely when he crashed into Allie P. Reynolds Stadium's left-field wall....

Sports

OKC Dodgers: Nashville powers past OKC 8-4

The Nashville Sounds defeated the Oklahoma City Dodgers 8-4 Friday night.

Sports

Golden Knights win, take 3-1 series lead

LAS VEGAS — Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over...

Life

Jason Boland & The Stragglers release new album 'Hard Times Are Relative'

Jason Boland & The Stragglers are marking the release today of their ninth and newest album, “Hard Times Are Relative,” via...

Sports

OU baseball: Jayhawks overcome early deficit to beat Sooners 6-5

The Kansas baseball team overcame an early 5-0 deficit to top Oklahoma 6-5 Friday.

Life

Video: Carrie Underwood talks about her fall, her recovery and her new single 'Cry Pretty'

The "Today" show's Hoda Kotb recently sat down with native Oklahoman Carrie Underwood in the singer’s first interview since a...

Sports

OU softball maintains poise in run-rule of Boston U

NORMAN — Sitting at the dais after Oklahoma's 9-0 win against Boston University, coach Patty Gasso paused, searching for the...

Sports

Tulsa softball run-rules Missouri 9-1 at Norman regional

The Tulsa softball team run-ruled Missouri 9-1 in five innings Friday afternoon at Marita Hynes Field.

Sports

OU softball ready to face familiar foe Tulsa

NORMAN — For the third time the last two postseasons, Oklahoma will meet Tulsa in the regionals. The Sooners beat Tulsa twice a...

Sports

Women's golf journal: Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho ties course record with eagle putt

Wake Forest's Jennifer Kupcho tied Karsten Creek's competitive course record with a 7-under-par 65

Sports

Women's golf: Karsten Creek proves a steep challenge on first day of NCAA championships

With a little bit of wind, speedy greens and thick rough, Karsten Creek Golf Club proved a steep challenge on the first day of...

Sports

Oklahoma Scene: OCU men's golf wins national title

Oklahoma City University won its 11th NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship Friday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois.

News

State briefs for May 19

ADA ECU grad named Fulbright Scholar Recent East Central University graduate Elsa Moseley has been named a Fulbright Scholar...

Sports

OKC has options in final guaranteed season of Singler's deal

When Kyle Singler speaks, you typically can count on the question. Put Singler in front of a group of reporters, and it's a...

Sports

Wichita State comes back to whip OSU

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Oklahoma State's softball team was 24-6 this season when scoring in the first inning, so things looked...

Sports

Morning Roundup: Louisville settles for $4.5 million with ex-AD Jurich

Louisville reached a $4.5 million settlement with former athletic director Tom Jurich, who was fired in the wake of a national...

Sports

NBA Notebook: Cavs poised to bounce back in Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers are calm despite trailing the Boston Celtics 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals.

Business

Animals' house: More than dogs tied up in owner-tenant disability rights disputes

Property managers were loaded with questions at a fair housing workshop in Enid organized the Oklahoma City-based nonprofit...

News

OKC school board set to name district's new leader

The school board has called a special meeting for Tuesday afternoon, and is "prepared to take action to select our new...

Sports

Women's golf Q&A: Golf Channel producer Brandt Packer discusses the uniqueness of Karsten Creek Golf Club from a television perspective

Golf Channel producer Brandt Packer discusses the uniqueness of Karsten Creek Golf Club from a television perspective

News

UPDATE: Silver Alert issued for missing Oklahoma City man canceled

A Silver Alert was issued Friday afternoon for an Oklahoma City man missing since Thursday.

A refueling operator on a KC-46A Pegasus won't have to lie down on the job.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

The KC-46A Pegasus being developed by Boeing for the U.S. Air Force will provide the service with an aerial tanker that the manufacturer says will be more affordable to operate. Officials said lessons they learned from another military aircraft...

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Business

Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A push against underage marriage in the U.S. is coming to Utah, where a lawmaker wants to raise the legal...

Sports

Singler played only 28 minutes outside of garbage time

Singler was really just a garbage-time player for the Thunder this season

Crime

Teen held in Texas attack is said to have used father's guns

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Texas student charged in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack...

Life

Listen: Oklahoma native and country artist Joe Diffie releases new single 'I Got This'

Grammy Award-winning country music recording artist and native Oklahoman Joe Diffie is back with his first single in five years...

Sports

Dismissed OSU guard Zack Dawson signs with South Florida

Guard Zack Dawson, who was dismissed from the Oklahoma State basketball team in December, will transfer to South Florida and...

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Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro to star in Netflix political comedy 'First Ladies'

Following a competitive bidding war, Netflix has acquired the hot package “First Ladies,” with Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro...

Sports

Game time for OSU's Big 12 baseball tournament opener announced

The Oklahoma State baseball team will play in the 4 p.m. game Wednesday in the opening slate of the Big 12 tournament at...

Business

Markets Right Now: Mixed finish for US stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.It was a mixed finish on Wall Street as...

News

Historian to speak on Civil War compromise efforts

The Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center will host the presentation which focuses on efforts to avert war.

News

More than 160 South Dakota city voters list Walmart address

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The more than 160 registered voters who have listed a Rapid City Walmart as their address are at the...

News

Ex-Oklahoma officer sentenced for sexually exploiting children

A former Tulsa police officer has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison in a sexual exploitation case involving...

Health

After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

LONDON (AP) — Nearly four years after the World Health Organization was accused of bungling its response to the biggest Ebola...

Business

Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

PARIS (AP) — Blasts set off by an explosion at a weapons warehouse in central Syria killed 11 people and wounded dozens Friday,...

News

Former Playboy centerfold apparently jumps to death with son

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Playboy centerfold involved in a custody battle apparently jumped with her 7-year-old son to their...

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Rapper Meek Mill backs out of White House talk on prison reform

Mill was released from prison about a month ago after being sentenced in November to two to four years for a probation...

Around The Web

The entrepreneur behind a lunch subscription service that's just $6 a meal

MealPal is a start-up that checks all the boxes for diners on a budget.

Business

Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassment for House Republican leaders, conservatives on Friday scuttled a bill that combines...

Life

JJ Grey & Mofro to play fall OKC show

JJ Grey & Mofro will play an Oklahoma City show Sept. 18 at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23. The Southern rockers have...

Business

The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House food and farm bill (all times local):12:10 p.m.Conservatives rebuffed on immigration...

Crime

Woman faces prison after disabled son's estate missing $400K

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman who authorities say embezzled more than $400,000 from her disabled 9-year-old son's...

Health

Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

LONDON (AP) — Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from a British hospital more than two months after he was...

Employment falls as the oil industry becomes more efficient

Business11 minutes ago

A heightened focus on technology and efficiency gains over the past four years has allowed the oil and natural gas industry to return to profitability and recover from the deepest industry downturn in a generation. But not all of the industry...

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News

Assistant principal: Person arrested in shooting

Dr. Cris Richardson, assistant principal of Santa Fe High School, tells reporters that there was an active shooting at the...

News

Officials confirm injuries after Texas high school shooting

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Injuries have been confirmed following a shooting Friday at a high school near Houston and the suspected...

Business

OKC Central Chat transcript, May 18, 2018

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on...

Sports

Connection with Bucks makes Sampson a Magic candidate

Sampson has the University of Houston rolling, but he's built connections in the NBA

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on May 18, 2018: Hear Beau Jennings & The Tigers play a Wild Noise concert at the Oklahoma City Zoo

Hear Oklahoma band Beau Jennings & The Tigers perform in concert from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Oklahoma City Zoo,...

Health

Correction: Congo-Ebola story

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — In a story May 18 about Ebola in Congo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that this was the...

Life

Interview and video: Oklahoma musician John Calvin Abney releases new album 'Coyote' with home-state shows

Native Oklahoman John Calvin Abney will turn loose his new 10-song collection, intriguingly titled “Coyote,” Friday via Black...

Life

Interviews and video: Oklahoma pianist Virginia Campbell closing her 35th Piano Artist Series with violinist Kyle Dillingham

Oklahoma pianist Virginia Campbell is closing the 35th season of her Piano Artist Series with violinist Kyle Dillingham Sunday.

Life

Interview and video: Music legend David Crosby launching his new 'Sky Trails Tour' in Oklahoma

Known for his work with The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young as well as his solo efforts, folk-rock legend David...

News

Hot, windy day Friday ahead in OKC

A hot, windy day is ahead Friday in Oklahoma City with light wind and a slight chance for rain.

News

Morning Bell: Educators challenge tax repeal effort

A coalition that includes former and current educators, along with parents and most of the state’s major education...

Crime

Cambodia court extends detention of radio journalists

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court on Friday extended the pre-trial detention of two Radio Free Asia journalists who...

News

The Morning Brew: Royal wedding edition

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married Saturday at Windsor Castle.

News

Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

Business

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for May 18

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for May 18.

News

Harry Styles will executive produce CBS sitcom

The most unusual executive producer on a new fall show for CBS? Harry Styles. Yes, that Harry Styles. The 24-year-old pop...

Business

A Pennsylvania-based sand provider to the oil and gas industry is opening a mine near Watonga.

A company that sells frack sand to operators is opening a mine near Watonga. Officials say the operation will provide product...

Business

Daily Q&A with Charlie Plumb: Medical marijuana law creates employment protections as well as unresolved legal questions

Daily Q&A with Charlie Plumb: Medical marijuana law creates employment protections as well as unresolved legal questions

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Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker and late Oklahoman Eddie Miller to receive ACM Honors

The Academy of Country Music has announced the recipients of the Special Awards for the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards,...

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Edmond teaching assistant arrested on drug complaints

EDMOND — An elementary school teaching assistant has been arrested on drug complaints, accused of having methamphetamine on...

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Virginia Campbell closes 35th annual Piano Concert Series in concert with Kyle Dillingham

Violinist Kyle Dillingham and pianist Virginia Campbell will join forces to close the series’ 35th anniversary season at 2:30...

Using a stolen ID, felon hid from the law for 26 years before being found in rural Oklahoma last year

NewsApr 30, 2018

ID theft case was unusual because the perpetrator used the same stolen name for decades.

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Jehovah's Witnesses gather in OKC for convention

An annual Jehovah's Witnesses convention will be Friday through Sunday at Jim Norick Arena at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City....

Business

OKC may be getting a new bank

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation received a new bank application from Watermark Bank in Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

Business

Energy executives to lead local universities

Jim Gallogly's appointment in March to lead University of Oklahoma was among a series of people with ties to the energy...

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Before film, Cable was 1990s comic-book hero

Cable and Deadpool have remained Marvel Comics mainstays now for more than 25 years, and will now share the screen in "Deadpool...

Business

Bricktown Canal gets new multipurpose directional signage

For the first time since the Bricktown Canal opened almost 20 years ago in Oklahoma City, it is set to get some directional...

Sports

Will Murray's baseball harm OU football?

The Sooners go into June not knowing the status of their presumptive quarterback

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Happy ‘Trails’: Folk-rock legend David Crosby heads for Oklahoma in support of his third new album in less than four years

On one of his new songs, “She's Got to Be Somewhere,” David Crosby croons evocatively of a frozen, falling angel whose “wings...

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Call of the road: Oklahoma musician John Calvin Abney expresses himself on new album 'Coyote'

John Calvin Abney counts sitting down at a well-tuned piano as one of life's greatest pleasures. So, even when he was penning...

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After 15 years, Dierks Bentley finally feels established in country music. But he still wants to grow

Dierks Bentley has more than a dozen hit singles, has been nominated for 13 Grammys and is about to release his ninth studio...

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State briefs for May 18

ADA Six ECU students get OSCPA scholarships Six East Central University students have received $11,250 in scholarships from the...

Business

Headquarters mystery unfolds in Automobile Alley

New details emerged Thursday about a mystery company looking to build a headquarters along Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City.

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Veronica Cartwright remembers battling an ‘Alien’

It's been 39 years since Ridley Scott's classic horror sci-fi movie “Alien” opened in U.S. theaters. On May 25, the anniversary...

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Oklahoma Hall of Fame announces 2018 class

An "American Idol," "The Pioneer Woman" and a late, great guitar god are among the accomplished honorees who will be inducted...

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Celebrating Carrie: Carrie Underwood marks happy returns on 'American Idol,' Grand Ole Opry stages

Superstar Carrie Underwood made triumphant returns last weekend to a pair of places that were pivotal in launching her country...

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Paintings show that history is under construction

David Crismon's solo show at Artspace at Untitled in Oklahoma City is highly recommended in the rest of its run, with a gallery...

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For ruby slippers, there's no place like national museum

Click your heels: The popular ruby slippers will go back on view at the National Museum of American History on Oct. 19, 18...

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Movie reviews, May 18

Movie reviews: "Deadpool 2," "Pope Francis: A Man of His Word," "Disobedience," "Book Club," and "RBG."

Sports

Manuel Neuer back in Bayern squad for German Cup final

BERLIN (AP) — Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been included in Bayern Munich's squad for the German Cup final on Saturday,...

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Four siblings take turns being valedictorian at their high school

When I asked the Grewal family the formula for their academic success, second youngest Gurtej jumped in with an answer. "We...

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Official: US pullout from climate deal 'dangerous nonsense'

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord last year is "dangerous nonsense," France's...

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Suspect charged in 2004 cold case of couple shot dead in sleeping bags on California beach

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. -- A man arrested last year in the cold case of a couple found shot dead in sleeping bags on a northern...

Alternative programs tailored for at-risk students

NewsMay 6, 2018

While more Oklahoma teenagers are dropping out of high school than at any time in the past decade, programs targeting at-risk students are making a difference, state and local education officials told The Oklahoman.

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Risk to public health escalated to 'very high' after third Ebola case confirmed: WHO

A third confirmed case of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led the World Health Organisation to...

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S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite...

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French government says attack foiled, Egyptian man arrested

PARIS (AP) — French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and handed preliminary terrorism...