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Supreme Court throws out tax repeal petition

Supreme Court throws out petition to repeal tax hikes.

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OSU athletic director Mike Holder receives 3-year extension

Friday, the Oklahoma State University/A&M Board of Regents approved a three-year contract extension for OSU athletic...

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Three people dead after wrecks on Oklahoma roads

Three people died after wrecks along Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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OKC man gets four life sentences for sexual abusing two young girls

Jurors Thursday chose four life sentences for an Oklahoma City man who raped an autistic 13-year-old girl and illicitly touched...

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Cornett says he'll take lessons from city government to state Capitol

On his final tour before the gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday, former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett is pledging to take...

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Thunder, Paul George keeping lines of communication open

The Thunder has continued to have a good relationship with probable free-agent forward Paul George and his representation,...

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Supreme Court decision could lead to increased Oklahoma revenues

Oklahoma sales tax collections should make a significant jump thanks to a decision issued Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court. A...

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Carousel set to spin again at Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City

Mall owners donate carousel to Myriad Gardens.

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Sam Presti: Conversations ongoing as Carmelo Anthony option deadline approaches

Since Carmelo Anthony’s eyebrow-raising exit interview and Thunder general manager Sam Presti’s response, has anything changed?

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Why Atlanta hopes Trae Young is its Steph Curry

Atlanta got its guy Thursday night in the NBA Draft, and Trae Young was that guy. Why? Hawks GM Travis Schlenk is looking for...

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OPEC countries to pump more oil to contain price increase

VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that...

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What did Baker Mayfield say on FS1 interviews?

Mayfield, who also did an interview with Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe earlier in the day to promote an upcoming four-part...

The OK -- The Food Issue

LifeFeb 4, 2018

Peanut butter. If I have one go-to food, that's it. Crunchy or smooth? Doesn't matter. Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan? Don't care. Love them all. On toast, on a cracker. Plain or with a pickle, like my mom taught me. Even on a hamburger. If you...

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State Question 788: A roundup of coverage about Oklahoma's medical marijuana vote

Here's a roundup of all our coverage detailing the upcoming vote on medical marijuana.

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Q&A: Busy Oklahoma musician Kyle Reid releases ‘Love and Trust (In the Age of St. Sugar Britches),’ a new album made in New Orleans

Norman-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Reid is staying busy playing with his band The Low Swinging...

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Boynton: Holder's recruiting comments not 'personal shot' at Gundy

Mike Holder’s comments about Mike Gundy's recruiting approach have been analyzed and scrutinized throughout sports media and...

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Business People: Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

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Asian stocks down as multiple trade disputes worry investors

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks fell Friday following Wall Street losses overnight as investors were still wary over...

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Oklahoma students participate in Summer Science & Mathematics Academy in Weatherford

Seventeen high school students from across the state of Oklahoma attended the Summer Science & Mathematics Academy hosted...

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Michael Arnold, owner of Gus Gus Fun Bus, dies of injuries after robbery

He was struck by a truck in downtown St. Louis during a robbery on Saturday.

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Homeland Security secretary won't apologize for enforcing laws that result in children being separated from parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security secretary won't apologize for enforcing laws that result in children being separated from...

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'Cage' star becomes Oklahoma Icon

Alfre Woodard, 65, added to her status as Oklahoma’s most awarded actress when she received the Oklahoma Film Icon Award during...

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More than ever, and without a team, it is China's World Cup

Outside Moscow's giant Luzhniki Stadium, in a sea of Mexican and German fans frothing with World Cup pre-game fervor, four...

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after company learns of consensual relationship with employee

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after company learns of consensual relationship with employee.

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Pot advocate sues sheriff over removal from forum

Charles "Chip" Paul alleges Sheriff Scott Walton assaulted and battered him during a forum earlier this week.Video: Medical...

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Movie reviews, June 22: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' and more

Movie reviews, June 22: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,' 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' and more

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Walk for Kids raises more than $60,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City

Supporters of Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City raised more than $60,000 during this month's Walk for Kids.

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after 'consensual relationship' with an employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned suddenly after a "past consensual relationship with an Intel employee"came to light, the...

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Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have...

Dog attacks in Oklahoma City have residents on edge

NewsJun 11, 2018

In May, one woman was savagely mauled by pit bull terriers, while police released video of two attacks on their officers. Deadly attacks are not common, but animal bites are.

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Window Shopping: Oklahoma retail briefs for June 21.

Window Shopping: Oklahoma retail briefs for June 21.

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Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson tied for early lead at Travelers

Jordan Spieth had six birdies and an eagle out the bunker on par-5 sixth hole — a shot reminiscent of the greenside bunker shot...

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The Morning Brew: Russell slams "xenophobic" policies

Steve Russell slammed Trump's border policy in a fiery speech on the House floor

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Tax debt and liens could mess with your career – especially government jobs

Tax problems do not get better with age. In fact, ignoring issues with the Internal Revenue Service may even affect your...

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Turkey heads to landmark presidential, parliamentary vote

ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has never lost an election, is taking a gamble that will consolidate his...

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The all-time NBA Draft — the best pick from every slot

There's a definitive answer every year to the question of who is No. 1 in the NBA Draft.

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Thirteen bald eagles were found dead in a field. This is what killed them.

The 13 bald eagles were found lifeless on a Maryland farm more than two years ago, many with wings splayed, bodies intact, and...

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Dallas looks to build with another European

The Mavericks are coming off consecutive losing seasons for the first time in nearly 20 years.

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Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion...

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Six-part lecture series offers opportunities to connect with those in need

Norman Cultural Connection's lecture series will continue Saturday with Jocelyn McGee, who will share stories of resilience she...

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Watch this Texas toddler hear sound for the first time

“When I saw her happy and dancing and responding to sound for the first time in her life I just lost it."

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American, Frontier, Southwest and United airlines refuse to transport immigrant children separated from parents for government

American, Frontier, Southwest and United airlines each refused Wednesday to fly immigrant children separated from...

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Mother of a man fatally beaten inside the Oklahoma County jail files wrongful death lawsuit

The mother of a man fatally beaten inside the Oklahoma County jail last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Sheriff...

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Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs, sparks backlash

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it's no longer allowing passengers to fly with "pit bull type" dogs as service or support...

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Hearing delayed for boy charged in Indiana school shooting

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has delayed the fact-finding hearing of a 13-year-old boy accused of shooting another student...

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Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for...

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The Latest: Audio of sobbing children plays on House floor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local):1:35 p.m.Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California has...

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Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip headliner has lost a bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal pornography case...

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Berry Tramel: Victoria's Butchart Gardens is stunning

The beautiful Butchart Gardens and Fisherman Wharf's make for quite a day in Victoria.

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New wave of protests depends on masses, not dynamic leader

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a...

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Thunderstorms move Friday morning across Oklahoma City area

Thunderstorms moved eastward Friday morning from northwest Oklahoma. Thunderstorms moved into the Oklahoma City area.

Downtown Edmond gets ... cool?

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A flurry of development and announcements of venues aimed at creating a nightlife are starting to come together in a way that might provide Edmond its own vibrant downtown.

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Gorilla born at OKC Zoo

The gorilla's mom did not immediately bond with her newborn.

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Lakers sign OSU's Jeffrey Carroll after NBA Draft

Oklahoma State's Jeffrey Carroll wasn't drafted, but the Lakers clearly liked what they saw in their workout with him. After...

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Moore's Patrick Larrison is the Gatorade Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year

The Skordle Showdown, a 7-on-7 football tournament, will take place at Norman North High School on Saturday. Moore's Patrick...

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The Latest: German auto lobby makes warning over Trump tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on America's disputes with its trading partners (all times local):11:55 a.m.Germany's powerful...

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Volgograd provides the proper perspective at World Cup

Nearly 60 years since it changed its name to Volgograd, the Russian city once called Stalingrad and its bloody history loom...

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EU imposes tariffs on US peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange...

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Coaching roots run deep for new Packers DC Mike Pettine

Mike Pettine, 51, is coaching again in the NFL after being hired by head coach Mike McCarthy to oversee the Packers defense. He...

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The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother, father says

The widely shared photo of the little girl crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent patted down her mother became a symbol of...

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Cowboys stress numbers over No. 1 at receiver without Bryant

Cole Beasley doesn't need a lot of prodding to bring up how much he thinks outsiders will overlook Dallas receivers now that...

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Tulsa native Ben Rector releases new album 'Magic,' plans hometown show

Tulsa native Ben Rector is planning a 28-date national fall headlining tour in support of his seventh studio album, "Magic,"...

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Immigration hands area Democrats a political gift and prompts Steve Russell to slam 'xenophobic and knee-jerk policies'

Images from the southern border have grabbed the nation’s attention, giving Democrats challenging incumbent Republicans a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 22, 2018: Hear red dirt musicians Jason Boland, Cody Canada and Mike McClure at the Tower Theatre

Hear red dirt musicians Jason Boland, Cody Canada and Mike McClure play a song swap at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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The Fastball Paradox: With velocity up, fastballs on decline

Pitchers are using more offspeed than ever recorded, and while many aces think the downturn is a trend, some believe baseball...

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Sanjay Gupta: 'Do something that scares you'

Embrace failure. Be a good listener. Go on an adventure. CNN anchors share the best advice they've received. Watch the...

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Interview, photos and video: Tulsa native Alfre Woodard continues long career with Marvel role in 'Luke Cage'

With four Primetime Emmys, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Golden Globe to her name, Alfre Woodard has learned quite a...

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Pop star opens up about relapse in new song

Pop star Demi Lovato opened up about her relapse in a new single "Sober." Her song comes just weeks after she celebrated six...

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Movie review: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' evolves beyond predecessor but mostly lumbers into next installment

Like a wounded stegosaurus lumbering off to fight another day, the sequel “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” labors mightily to...

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Movie review: Moving documentary 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' reminds us of the the loving legacy of Fred Rogers

Oscar-winning documentarian Morgan Neville’s (“Twenty Feet from Stardom”) “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” is one of the best...

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Where pot is now legal, no-longer-criminals seek forgiveness

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Despite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn't always been kind to pot smokers....

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Event calendar, June 22

Event calendar, June 22

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for June 22.

These Oklahoma jobs are disappearing

BusinessJun 10, 2018

Employment in Oklahoma’s information industry sank to its lowest point since before 1990 this April, while U.S. employment in the industry grew slightly.

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'Incredibles 2' is super first job for young actor

Huck Milner wasn't even alive when "The Incredibles" came out, in 2004, but now he's one of the stars of its sequel,...

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State briefs for June 22

PRYOR 105 graduate Thunderbird program Family, friends and fellow classmates cheered on the 105 graduates of the Thunderbird...

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SoonerCon to feature 'Halloween,' 'Fantastic Four' editor

SoonerCon is the Oklahoma City metro area's sci-fi/fantasy convention that dates back to 1986. SoonerCon 27's theme is "Beyond...

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Chesapeake honored a Vietnam Veteran during a recent family event.

Chesapeake Energy took the time to honor a Vietnam Veteran during its recent Bring Your Child to Work Day.

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State's battle against opioids lauded in news conference

Doctors and the sister of an opioid overdose victim spoke Thursday about the push to end Oklahoma's opioid addiction.

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Busy Oklahoma musician Kyle Reid releases a new album made in New Orleans

Kyle Reid, 30, is releasing a new solo album, intriguingly titled “Love and Trust (In the Age of St. Sugar Britches).”

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Oil, gas extraction doubles productivity in 5 years

Oil and natural gas exploration and production companies' record-setting production numbers are setting some impressive...

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Fiberworks show features energy, intensity

The annual fiberworks exhibit is highly recommended in its run through Aug. 10 at IAO.

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Visitors can tie into art installation

“Chiyoko Myose: Sojourning” show is recommended during its run through Aug. 11 at Oklahoma Contemporary.

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Oklahomans turn out for first day of early voting

Charles Tate typically votes with his wife on Election Day. He likes to bring his children, ages 3 and 5, so the kids can learn...

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Beyonce, Jay-Z turn marital strife into colossal music

Beyonce and Jay-Z introduced "Everything Is Love," a surprise album of duets recorded under their family name, the Carters —...

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MTV Movie & TV Awards: 6 things you missed

If you missed MTV Movie & TV Awards, here are six notable moments from the two-hour show.

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A proposal to carry power from the Panhandle to the Tulsa area is continuing to encounter resistance

The community of Bixby on Tulsa's south side wants an opportunity to be heard when it comes to where Public Service Co. of...

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Some life insurance policies may be unnecessary after tax reform

Some life insurance policies may be unnecessary after tax reform Q: Over the years, many Americans bought life insurance...

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With 'Creed II' trailer arriving, here's what we know

The promo dropped Wednesday morning and, clocking in at just under two minutes, it's jammed pack with scenes that all lead up...

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AMC pulls Chris Hardwick's show amid 'troubling' sexual misconduct allegations

AMC has pulled "Talking With Chris Hardwick" from its schedule amid sexual misconduct allegations against the ubiquitous TV...

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'Incredibles 2' reflects director's lessons in daddyhood

Brad Bird laughs readily when talking about how parenting can be like Kryptonite, rendering even the most mighty of people...

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Jack White to rock Tulsa, Miranda Sings to play live in OKC, Ben Rector to perform hometown show

Sept. 17 Jack White to play ONEOK Field TULSA — Twelve-time Grammy Award winner Jack White will play an exclusive outdoor...

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Future sounds

June 22 Miss Brown to You, UCO Jazz Lab. 22 Lil Jon, Lost Lakes Entertainment Complex. 22 Howie Mandel, Hard Rock Tulsa....

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Drought continues for much of Oklahoma despite recent rains

While some parts of the state have seen improvement in drought conditions in recent weeks, other areas have seen little change,...

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Old, new are common threads at exhibit

Organized by the Modern Quilt Guild’s Oklahoma City chapter, the “Once Old is New” exhibit is at Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3,...

Black student suspensions remain high at OKC schools

NewsJun 11, 2018

While Oklahoma City schools have significantly reduced the number of students it suspends each year, the disproportionate suspension rate of black students remains high.

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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for June 22, 2018

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Sara Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister's Wife, Is Charged With Fraud

Sara Netanyahu is accused of ordering some $100,000 worth of food and having the government pick up the tab, despite having a...

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Afghan official says16 militia killed in Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says Taliban fighters killed 16 militia loyal to the government in an early...

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US imposes visa bans on several unnamed Congo officials

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United States has announced visa bans on several senior Congolese officials and family members for...

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GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously. It is imperiled by stubborn differences...

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Morning Bell: There are plenty of educators on next week's ballot

A wave of educator candidates comes in the aftermath of a teacher walkout that shut down public schools for two weeks this...

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Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health...

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MAPS 3 downtown park logo unveiled

The logo for the new MAPS 3 downtown park and the management firm for the park's cafe were introduced Thursday. The park logo...

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NBA Draft: Thunder selects Virginia's Hall, UT-Arlington's Hervey in second round

In a second-round of mass movement in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Thunder stayed put.

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Report: Thunder to acquire Kentucky guard Diallo

ESPN reported that the Thunder will complete a trade for Hamidou Diallo, the 45th pick in Thursday's NBA Draft, on July 6.

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Suns get their coveted center; Ayton to anchor young squad

For most of their half-century in existence, the Phoenix Suns have coveted a big-time center.

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Beavers' late rally keys 11-6 win, ousts Tar Heels from CWS

Tyler Malone hit his second homer of the CWS, and the Beavers' third of the game, as Oregon State (51-11-1) built a five-run...

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Norman’s Trae Young is looking to leave his mark in Atlanta

Former Oklahoma, Norman North star Trae Young picked by Dallas Mavericks No. 5 overall before being dealt to Atlanta Hawks

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The Latest: House immigration overhaul hanging by a thread

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local):10:50 p.m.The House Republican immigration...

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The Latest: First lady calls for immigration legislation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Melania Trump's visit to a Texas facility housing migrant children (all times local):9:20...

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Foster mom describes kids' anxiety, terror

A woman who has fostered more than 100 children describes the increased trauma she is seeing in kids affected by the Trump...

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Trae Young picked No. 5 overall by Dallas, reportedly traded to Atlanta

Trae Young picked No. 5 overall by Dallas, reportedly traded to Atlanta

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Oklahoma scene: OU, OSU golfers named All-American

Oklahoma State and Oklahoma golfers were named All-Americans on Thursday.

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Marlins pitcher, manager suspended

Miami pitcher Dan Straily has been suspended for five games for intentionally throwing a pitch at San Francisco's Buster Posey....

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Islanders hire Stanley Cup winner

Barry Trotz's new deal is reportedly worth double what he would have made annually on an automatic extension that kicked in...

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Cheate on your MacBook Pro with this cheaper alternative

I loved, and nearly wore out, my state-of-the-art Apple MacBook Pro. Would a cheaper alternative do nearly as well?

Overseas tourists get their kicks on Route 66

LifeJun 4, 2018

Up to 60 percent of tourists on Route 66 are from foreign countries, according to one person who has spent a lifetime promoting the Mother Road.

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Burger King apologizes for offensive Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

"It is a reward for the girls who would get pregnant from the international football superstars."

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Hundreds rescued from floodwaters in South Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of people had to be rescued Thursday from floodwaters in South Texas, where rainfall has inundated...

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Trump's government overhaul plan at a glance

President Donald Trump's administration is rolling out a plan to reorganize the federal government. Much of the overhaul will...

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Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana

A national medical group Thursday abruptly canceled its plans to train doctors about marijuana for pain relief after a federal...

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ESPN teases Body Issue that includes OU alum Lauren Chamberlain

ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue won't hit newsstands until next week, but the sports media behemoth is giving a...

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Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst...

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Salah, Neymar, Messi, messy, messy: World Cup stars stifled

Aside from Cristiano Ronaldo, who has all four of Portugal's goals in its two World Cup games, many of the biggest names are...

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Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking aim at the sprawling federal bureaucracy, President Donald Trump's administration released a detailed...

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Latest: Trump calls sales tax ruling 'victory for fairness'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax (all times...

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Bowlsby: Three new bowl games does not mean more bowls

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said that the NCAA approving three new bowls to begin play in 2020 does not guarantee the total...

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Political State: Primary preview

Dale, Justin and Ben discuss the upcoming Oklahoma primary. Plus, Bud Scott, executive director of New Health Solutions...

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Sen. Inhofe defends Scott Pruitt after talk

The Oklahoma senator, who last week said it might be time for the Environmental Protection Agency administrator to leave,...

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Missing couple sought by police

NORMAN — A married couple has gone missing, and police are seeking the public's help in finding them. Elizabeth Tevault was...

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Two people killed in wreck at Lake Texoma

Two people were killed Thursday afternoon in a wreck along a bridge over Lake Texoma, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

DULUTH, Minnesota (AP) — Big Lake, Minnesota, resident Pam Tolve believes President Trump was just doing his job when he...

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At Mexico border, US mayors say humanitarian crisis persists

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mayors of major U.S. cities who gathered Thursday at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas'...

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5 members of World War II bomber crew being buried together

BOSTON (AP) — Five crewmembers from a B-17 bomber shot down during a mission over Germany in World War II are being buried...

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Video: Tulsa-born St. Vincent talks about her favorite guitar riffs from Led Zeppelin, Pantera, Nirvana and more

Tulsa-born singer, songwriter and guitarist St. Vincent recently shared and demonstrated her favorite guitar riffs from Led...

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Baker Mayfield discusses Rose Bowl, Manziel comparisons in FS1 interviews

After months of jabs and critiques from brash FS1 personality Colin Cowherd, former Oklahoma quarterback and No. 1 NFL Draft...

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3-year-old boy drowns in Norman

NORMAN — A 3-year-old boy died Wednesday evening after submerging in a neighborhood pool, police said. His name was not...

Oklahoma doesn't apply new drug laws to old crimes, but some want it changed

NewsJun 10, 2018

Inmates are asking for Oklahoma's new drug possession laws to be applied retroactively.

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Gotcha covered: Fourth of July patriotic fashion

Fashion options to help you celebrate July 4th.

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Lion euthanized after escape in Belgian zoo

MECHELEN, Belgium (AP) — A lion on the loose forced the evacuation of one Belgium's most famous zoos Thursday, and the animal...

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Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap...

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OHP diverted traffic from accident on I-35

An accident on Interstate 35 caused the Oklahoma Highway Patrol to close all northbound lanes of I-35 north of SE 25 about...

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Mat Kearney bringing ‘Crazytalk Tour’ to OKC

Multiplatinum-selling, Nashville, Tennessee-based recording artist Mat Kearney has announced the second leg of his fall...

Life

Last day for advance SoonerCon tickets

SoonerCon 27 will be held June 22-24 at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City.

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Spanish court bails men in sex case, sparking more outrage

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court triggered a new wave of outrage Thursday by granting bail to five men acquitted of gang rape and...

Sports

It's not easy getting to the capital of British Columbia

From Puget Sound in Seattle to multiple ferry rides to Victoria's Inner Harbor, it was a water-filled Wednesday

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Trump's adviser to visit Moscow to discuss US-Russian summit

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is heading to Moscow to pave the way for a possible...

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First lady Melania Trump visits U.S.-Mexico border amid crisis over migrant children separated from parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump visits U.S.-Mexico border amid crisis over migrant children separated from parents.

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Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

NEWCASTLE, Okla. (AP) — Sherrie Conley is like most people in small-town Oklahoma: solidly conservative. When she goes to the...

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Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was charged with fraud and breach of trust over the...

Business

German lawmaker says Turkey bars him as election observer

BERLIN (AP) — A German lawmaker said Thursday the Turkish government is denying him entry to the country as an international...

Business

Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Much of the rye whiskey aging in hundreds of barrels at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Virginia could end...

Business

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, marking their third decline in the past four weeks after...

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New DNA evidence leads to conviction in 1984 McCurtain County cold case

A man has been convicted in the slaying of a coworker more than 30 years ago in Idabel after investigators linked him to the...

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Mexican mother separated from girl with Down syndrome was detained in smuggling case, officials say

McALLEN — A Mexican immigrant separated from her 10-year-old daughter with Down syndrome is being detained as a witness in a...

Business

Supreme Court rules states can force online retailers to collect sales tax

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if they don't have a physical...

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Armed neighbor helps stop robbery of pregnant pizza delivery driver, police say

ATLANTA -- An armed neighbor is being praised for coming to the rescue when a pregnant pizza delivery driver was attacked...

Life

Elvis Costello & The Imposters to play autumn Oklahoma show

THACKERVILLE - Elvis Costello and his longtime trio The Imposters have announced a new 20-date tour that commences in...

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Offering homeless people a lifeline

CNN's Bill Weir learned how Urban Pathways moves homeless people into affordable apartments of their own, greatly increasing...

Conflicting visions, lack of crosswalks complicate central Edmond plan

Business5 days ago

Analysis: Developers are looking at where the future of downtown Edmond will go and hurdles that will have to be overcome to lure people in and put in more appropriate high-density housing.

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Tickets on sale Friday for Jack White's outdoor Oklahoma concert

TULSA – Twelve-time Grammy Award winner Jack White will play an exclusive outdoor concert, presented by Praire Artisan Ales,...

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Dozens gathered to support separated children

Dozens gathered Wednesday night at LaGuardia Airport, New York, to support separated immigrant children.

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Teen shot by police after running from car suspected in a shooting

A suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot a 17-year-old who ran when police stopped a vehicle suspected in a shooting,...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on June 21, 2018: See the exhibit 'Visual Voices: Contemporary Chickasaw Art' at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus is serving as the first venue for a new traveling...

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Davidson confirms engagement to Ariana Grande

During an interview on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson confirmed that...

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Tens of thousands join Indian leader for world yoga day

DEHRADUN, India (AP) — Some 50,000 people gathered with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in the Himalayan...

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Early voting for Tuesday's election starts Thursday

Voters can begin voting early on Thursday. Here's some things you might need to know.

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High near 92 degrees Thursday in Oklahoma City

High temperature Thursday near 92 degrees in Oklahoma City.

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EU says tax on Harleys aimed to 'make noise' in trade debate

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Thursday that the grouping has targeted...

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Morning Bell: Child separation protests planned in Oklahoma

At least three rallies appear to be planned in Oklahoma as part of a national protest against the Trump administration's policy...

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The Morning Brew: It's the summer solstice

Thursday marks the official start of summer, and the summer solstice.

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Lamb stresses experience in closing argument for primary

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb launches a statewide tour and new ad to argue that his experience makes him the best choice for governor.

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Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have agreed on a delivery schedule for the first KC-46A Pegasus tankers.

The U.S. Air Force has agreed to accept its first KC-46A Pegasus as part of its $44 billion contract with Boeing to replace its...

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Voting for medical marijuana, party primaries starting

All Oklahoma voters can head to their county election boards Thursday to vote in the primary election, which includes a...

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Gateway to fun: Explore all that St. Louis has to offer

St. Louis is my home away from home. It's where I was born, and while I wasn't raised here, it's where I spent the bulk of my...

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This small-town Oklahoma girl is diving into the swimwear industry

Allie Ayers' father always told her to have a backup plan. She does. At any time, she could put her degree to use as an...

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'Strike a Pose' at art museum

For June, Oklahoma City Museum of Art's Third Thursday monthly celebration of art and live music will take the theme of “Strike...

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Boren responds to OU financial report

University of Oklahoma President David Boren issued a statement Wednesday to clarify OU's financial position, after his...

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Attorneys warn judge that hundreds of Oklahomans could die while opioids lawsuit languishes.

Citing daily Oklahoma opioid overdose deaths, attorneys representing the state Wednesday passionately implored an Oklahoma City...

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Winner of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Congressional Essay Contest to attend workshop in Washington, D.C.

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Q&A with Philip Hixon: Direct primary care practices expected to rise

Q&A with Philip Hixon: Direct primary care practices expected to rise

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

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Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools names Wall of Fame honorees

The honorees will join 81 other alumni and community leaders who have been inducted since the Oklahoma City Public Schools Wall...

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Oklahoma Scene: Purcell's Scarberry wins 3rd straight Texas-Oklahoma golf tournament

ShaeBug Scarberry made history Wednesday in the 62nd annual Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament in Wichita Falls, Texas.

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Theater review: 'Honey' features buzz of activity

A play about sex (or intimate) workers found a strong focus in a superb performance by Korri Werner as Ivy. The play, “Honey,”...

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Personnel changes under consideration

The University of Oklahoma will get a new vice president for student affairs after Clarke Stroud leaves to become director of...

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The rambler, a rose worthy of poetic devotion

There is a rose worthy of such poetic devotion that it has stayed above the fray of the breeding revolution: the rambling rose.

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College World Series Roundup: Fletcher drives in four, Arkansas tops Texas Tech 7-4

OMAHA, NEB. — Dominic Fletcher went 4 for 4 with a homer and four RBI and Arkansas pitchers struck out 14 in a 7-4 victory over...

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Oklahoma business briefs for June 21, 2018

Business briefs for June 21, 2018

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Stars and Stripes River Festival set Saturday

Waves of people are expected to descend upon the Oklahoma City Boathouse District this weekend for the Stars and Stripes River...

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Oklahoma City chooses developer for downtown housing and retail project

The largest of four housing projects proposed to be built next to the future Omni Hotel was chosen Wednesday by the Oklahoma...

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Fiesta Fridays kick off June 29 in historic Capitol Hill district

Fiesta Friday block parties are returning to historic Capitol Hill.

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OKC picks up marketing tab for some nonstop flights

In the last five years, Will Rogers has paid out more than $925,000 in marketing incentives to airlines providing nonstop...

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Amateur radio 'Field Day' June 23 and 24 demonstrates science, skill and service

Members of the Edmond Amateur Radio Society will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise Saturday and...

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Grant funds available through Oklahoma Humanities

Oklahoma Humanities is now accepting applications from Oklahoma nonprofits wishing to apply for grants.

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USATF Outdoor Championships begin Thursday

The best of the best from Team USA is slated to compete, with sprinter Ronnie Baker, hurdler Keni Harrison and emerging star...

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Lawsuit: School officials forced 12-year-old who killed herself to hug bullies

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — The parents of a 12-year-old girl who killed herself are suing a New Jersey school district for...

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Moscow runs low on beer necessities for thirsty World Cup fans

Beer-guzzling soccer fans risk drinking parts of Moscow dry, with some bars and restaurants in the Russian capital saying they...

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Scientists discover a new ancient species and name it after President Obama

SALT LAKE CITY — Add another animal onto the list of things named after former President Barack Obama. Researchers from the...

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Malaysia to go ahead with skyscraper despite stolen funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Thursday it will not cancel a skyscraper project billed as the tallest in Southeast...

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Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo's government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year's highly...

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LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching in Bronx, Wacha gets MRI

A look at what's happening around the majors today:BIG ARMS IN THE BRONXWith slugger Giancarlo Stanton heating up at the plate,...

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Iran lists demands for improving relations with US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has announced a list of 15 demands for improving relations with the United States, including a U.S....

Former councilman accused of pressuring businesses

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Former OKC councilman John Pettis is alleged to have attempted to extort money or improperly influence development decisions at least three times.

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New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl 'to our village'

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a message...

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The 11-year-old girl divorcing her 38-year-old husband

Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein has shone a spotlight on the issue of child marriage in Sudan -- but she's not alone. CNN's...

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Why Trae Young is the most fascinating player in the NBA Draft

Trae Young became college basketball's most polarizing player this past season. Now, he's carried that title into the NBA...