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With eyes on Oklahoma quarterback battle, center competition still undecided

Either redshirt senior Jonathan Alvarez or redshirt freshman Creed Humphrey will snap the ball to either Kyler Murray or Austin...

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Video: Mayfield ends impressive camp with Browns imitating GM

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield dressed as Browns general manager John Dorsey for the team's rookie talent show. Suiting up...

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UCO professor arrested, accused of indecent exposure

A University of Central Oklahoma professor has been accused of exposing himself at a laundromat.

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OU football: Walk-on Drake Stoops has chance to play, Riley says

As Lincoln Riley rattled off a list of receivers who have impressed him this preseason, a notable but not obvious name stood...

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The Latest: Dem: White House looks like criminal enterprise

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local):5:35 p.m.Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of...

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Oklahoma School for the Deaf to open Monday after phone threat

Classes are set to begin Monday for the Oklahoma School for the Deaf, which shut down its campus last week after officials...

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Rookies name Trae Young NBA's best first-year shooter, playmaker

The NBA's annual rookie survey has praise for Trae Young's shooting and Hamidou Diallo's athleticism.

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Oklahoma judge refuses to block implementation of medical marijuana rules

A group had challenged 21 medical marijuana rules.

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Italian officials say at least 5 dead in flash flood that struck hikers in a gorge in southern Italy

MILAN (AP) — Italian officials say at least 5 dead in flash flood that struck hikers in a gorge in southern Italy.

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Ohio State regents should have questions for Urban Meyer

Meyer brought Smith not only to Florida, but to Ohio State; the Buckeyes' board of trustees should want to know why

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Former Norman coach Greg Nation takes over at Dibble

DIBBLE — The first day of football practice at Dibble High School was also Greg Nation's first day on the job. In a last-hour...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 21, 2018: See work by Oklahoma artist Romy Owens and hear her give a gallery talk at 21c Museum Hotel OKC

Oklahoma artist Romy Owens will discuss her ongoing public art project and her work currently on view at 21c Museum Hotel...

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After the walkout: Reading, writing and politics

The walkout sent a jolt through Oklahoma politics, which is being felt in elections across the state.

Want to be a medical marijuana entrepreneur or patient? Bring cash

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Credit cards and checks are expected to be of little use when it comes to financial transactions associated with Oklahoma's new medical marijuana industry.

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Celebration of 1958 Katz sit-in leads to effort to permanently remember our past

Racism isn't dead. But Saturday a large crowd gathered downtown and took a step toward healing. and a diverse array of people...

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Egypt razes historical Cairo district, angering residents

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities are demolishing a historical 19th century neighborhood in Cairo to make way for high-end...

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Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd cancel OKC show

Multi-platinum-selling recording artists Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd have canceled the Oklahoma City date their co-headlining...

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OKC Catholic archbishop, priests respond to pope's letter regarding clergy sex abuse and cover-up

OKC Catholic archbishop, priests respond to pope's letter regarding clergy sex abuse and cover-up

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Flint water researcher's defamation lawsuit challenged

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Flint, Michigan, resident is among those embroiled in a legal battle over a letter criticizing a Virginia...

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Oklahoma Christian's NCAA transition has gone smoothly

OC's athletic expectations aren't crazy, so the Eagles have made a solid transition to the NCAA

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Casino visitors can now shoot dice, spin roulette

Oklahoma legalized the use of traditional roulette and craps tables, and the federal government gave the OK last week.

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Aug. 21, 2018

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Sooners' quarterback battle rages on

NORMAN — Oklahoma's quarterback race continues. “No announcement yet,” Sooners coach Lincoln Riley told a large crowd of media...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 19, 2018: See the stage show 'Bad in Bed Live!' at the Tower Theatre

Catch the final Oklahoma City performance of "Bad in Bed Live!," a new stage show by Oklahoma native Shelby Simpson, at 11 a.m....

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Video: Bystanders help rescue family from sinking car

A lifeguard from the Long Beach fire department also helped.

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Aid groups urge Italy to allow 177 migrants to disembark

MILAN (AP) — Humanitarian groups urged the Italian government Tuesday to allow 177 migrants aboard an Italian coast guard ship...

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GM praises Darnold, open to Bridgewater trade

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan offered his take on the team's quarterback competition, gushing about rookie Sam Darnold and all but...

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Thunder announces hire of Bob Beyer as assistant coach

The Thunder officially announced the hire of former Detroit assistant Bob Beyer as an assistant coach on Monday.

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Oklahoma judge accused of misconduct resigning

Oklahoma Court on the Judiciary had scheduled an ouster trial for October.

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UNC students knock down Silent Sam Confederate statue

Protesters on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, knocked over the controversial Silent Sam...

OSU's Greg Richmond thrilled to be a Cowboy again

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Greg Richmond never lost touch with his alma mater, the place he was a standout defensive end in the early 2000s before returning as a strength coach after his NFL stint. A Cowboy when the program began to rise, he’s back once more, hoping to help...

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High school notebook: Cox announces football broadcast schedule

Cox will broadcast 19 regular season games on television along with 10 online.

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Oklahoma-Texas musician recorded final album while coping with aggressive terminal cancer

A pioneer of the influential red dirt music scene who came of age in Stillwater and went on to become an Austin, Texas, music...

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Once confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Oklahoman Kelvin Droegemeier will be filling a position that has been vacant for almost 20 months, the longest ever since...

Kelvin Droegemeier, vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma and regents’ professor of meteorology, can have a...

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Oklahoma's quilting history to be discussed at Central Oklahoma Quilter's Guild meeting

The Oklahoma Quilt Heritage Project will be discussed during Thursday's meeting of the Central Oklahoma Quilter's Guild.

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OU engineering students build relationships, projects during AT&T Summer Bridge Program

University of Oklahoma incoming freshmen planning to major in engineering put their skills in play earlier this month during...

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The Morning Brew: OKC archbishop responds to pope's letter

Pope Francis condemned the sex abuse in the Catholic church.

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One person killed, another injured in Tuesday shooting in Hughes County

One person was killed and another hospitalized following a Tuesday morning shooting in Spaulding.

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Edmond Memorial coach David Sammons likes the makeup of young cross country squad

EDMOND -- Edmond Memorial is in the midst of a cross country rebuild. Both in team and in building. As construction began this...

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OKC aquatic centers, spraygrounds change hours as school starts

OKC aquatic centers, spraygrounds and pools on new seasonal schedule.

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Baker Mayfield poses shirtless with tiger in underwear deal annoucement

The former Oklahoma star and current Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback tweeted out the photo along with his endorsement of PSD.

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With McCarron out, Bills consider adding QB

The Bills have discussed the possibility of signing another quarterback as AJ McCarron remains out of practice because of a...

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Believeland? Vegas bettors flocking to Browns

Las Vegas bettors have been backing the Browns at a surprisingly high level to win the AFC North, the AFC title and even the...

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Review: MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasons

NEW YORK (AP) — With most of music industry's top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked...

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OSU football: Getting multiple running backs involved will be a tricky equation

Oklahoma State faces a unique math problem if it hopes to keep all of its running backs in the rotation behind starter Justice...

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Father-in-law glares at Colorado man accused of killing 3

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Frank Rzucek Sr. leaned forward in a Colorado courtroom, weeping with his face in his hands as his...

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NFL Notebook: Adrian Peterson signs with Redskins

Former Oklahoma star Adrian Peterson has found a new team.

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Kavanaugh calls Roe V. Wade settled, but Dem critics unmoved

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday said he views Roe v. Wade as settled law, according to Sen....

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Crews recover body of man swept away in Wisconsin flooding

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Searchers on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who was wrenched away from would-be rescuers during flash...

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Oklahoma City issues rental location permits to scooter service

Bird Ride Inc. started renting scooters in Midtown, the central business district and Bricktown on Aug. 1; threat of...

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Authorities: Iowa student killed by Mexican in US illegally

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie...

A new generation enters a changing school system

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It was the first day of school for prekindergarten students, the class of 2032, a new generation of Oklahomans embarking on a school career that 14 years later will send them off into a world that promises to be remarkably different from today.

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High school football: Previewing District B-7

A look at District B-7 entering the high school football season.

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Confederate toppling looms over debate about other statues

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Protesters at North Carolina's flagship university took advantage of a non-confrontational police...

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Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful...

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Breaking down the Oklahoma State running backs

Taking a closer look at Oklahoma State's loaded backfield

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Republicans to choose between Stitt and Cornett as early voting begins Thursday in runoff primary elections

Voters can cast their ballots in the primary runoff election starting Thursday

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High school softball: Oklahoma City-area players to watch

Softball season is underway. Here is a look at some players around Oklahoma City to watch this season.

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High school softball: Why Jim Gasso is coaching at McGuinness

Jim Gasso, the husband of OU coach Patty Gasso, is now coaching at McGuinness, a program that won just one game in 2017.

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Oklahomans Kasey Dillon and Emmett Mike releasing first collaborative country album 'The Night Goes On'

Kasey Dillon (aka Oklahoma native, opera singer, actor, voiceover artist and songwriter Kasey Dillon Yeargain) and Emmett Mike...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma-Texas musician Jimmy LaFave recorded his final album 'Peace Town' while dying of cancer, leaving behind music and memories

A pioneer of the influential red dirt music scene who came of age in Stillwater and went on to become an Austin, Texas, music...

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The Cowboy Chronicles podcast: Talking QBs, big screens and the Dirty Curty

In this season's first edition of The Cowboy Chronicles podcast, OSU writers Scott Wright and Nathan Ruiz take a look at...

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Jenks' Brady Latham picks up Arkansas offer

It was only a matter of time before Jenks senior Brady Latham added a big scholarship offer. Monday night, it arrived. Latham...

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Christian Heritage WR Bridge Bullard adjusting to new QB

For the past few years, Bridge Bullard has developed into a dynamic receiver with friend Camden Cargill throwing passes...

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Texas deputy accused of child rape dies in apparent suicide

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas sheriff's deputy accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening her...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks gain as bull run nears a milestone

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.The S&P 500 index briefly traded at an...

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IndyCar driver Wickens has rods, screws placed into spine

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture...

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UPDATE: Missing OKC woman found

An Oklahoma City woman reported missing since Saturday has been found and reunited with her family, police said.

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US deports 95-year-old ex-Nazi guard to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades was carried out...

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US adds to growing list of sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday as U.S. lawmakers...

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Officials: Man fleeing police fatally shot in New Hampshire

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man who had previously fled from state police in Maine led New Hampshire officers on a car chase and...

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Recap: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's annual State of the Schools luncheon

The Oklahoman's Kathryn McNutt and Tim Willert tweeted from the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's annual State of the...

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Medical marijuana meeting at Capitol opens public comments

For the first time, lawmakers studying the issue will hear from the public about medical marijuana.

Oklahoma City needs to recognize achievements of Clara Luper

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Oklahoma City needs to recognize achievements of Clara Luper.

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Hobart man killed in crash

A Hobart man was killed in a Kiowa County crash Monday afternoon, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Effort to help monarch butterflies gets boost in marketplace

MONTREAL (AP) — An initiative to market milkweed for the benefit of monarch butterflies — and the farmers in Quebec and Vermont...

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College football conducts its business behind the veil

Until scandal breaks, we have to take the word of coaches that practices are being conducted properly in terms of treating players

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Police seek sex toy shoplifter

A woman shoplifted lingerie and sex toys from an Oklahoma City store Thursday morning, police reported.

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'Crazy Rich Asians' hoopla elicits mixed feelings in Asia

SINGAPORE (AP) — The craze for "Crazy Rich Asians" is hitting Asia, with a premiere in Singapore followed by openings in...

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After bailout Odyssey, Greece ready to be 'normal' again

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's eight-year bailout ordeal will forever be bookended by two of the country's iconic islands.In...

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Vietnam puts 12 people on trial for alleged subversion

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A court in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday began the trial of 12 people, including two American...

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Angry crowd asks St. Louis suburb to drop protest charges

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — Several people arrested at mall protests in suburban St. Louis nearly a year ago are expressing...

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Trump accuses de Blasio of slogan theft

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio of ripping off his rhetoric.Trump...

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Protect birds by reining in cats

Although some cat owners still let their pets roam free, the felines are a leading cause of bird mortality, and bird and cat...

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Judge allows subpoenas for neo-Nazi website publisher's dad

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal magistrate is allowing attorneys to question a neo-Nazi website publisher's father and...

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Trump endorses billionaire Friess for Wyoming governor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is backing billionaire conservative Foster Friess in his bid to be the next governor...

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Police: Delaware man sexually assaulted teen at knifepoint

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man is accused of sexually assaulting a teen girl at knifepoint.New Castle County police say...

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Police officer shoots, wounds pit bull in Monday warrant sweep in southwest Oklahoma City

A police officer shot and wounded a pit bull Monday during a southwest Oklahoma City warrant sweep.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra ringing in holidays with Winter Tour 2018, including shows in OKC and Tulsa

Marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring, Trans-Siberian Orchestra today announced dates its highly anticipated...

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Oklahoma illusionist and 'America's Got Talent' contender Rob Lake plans home-state show

TULSA - Talented illusionist and Oklahoma native Rob Lake will perform a home-state show live Oct. 13 at Tulsa's Brady Theater,...

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Penney’s taps Shaquille for big & tall line

Shaquille O'Neal's new big & tall debuts in September at Penney's.

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Body of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts found

BROOKLYN, Iowa (WOWT) - Investigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student...

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Russia denies hunger-striking Ukrainian critically ill

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The family of an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker who has been on a hunger strike for 100 days said on...

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UK apologizes to deported, detained residents from Caribbean

LONDON (AP) — The British government apologized Tuesday to 18 long-term U.K. residents from the Caribbean who were deported or...

What seven Oklahoma death row inmates think of nitrogen gas

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"I am not afraid of the gas! That would only be three or four minutes of suffering. I have suffered untold torments from this prison."

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The Latest: EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's plan to relax restrictions on greenhouse gas emission from...

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Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities believe they have found the body of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.

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Morning Bell: Personalized learning grows, has some setbacks

Today is part three in a four-part series from The Oklahoman exploring the impact the two-week teacher walkout in April had on...

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Sunny skies ahead Tuesday, high near 86 degrees in Oklahoma City

Sunny skies ahead Tuesday in Oklahoma City.

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Other suspected Nazi war criminals removed from the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Since the 1970s, the U.S. government has initiated legal proceedings to expel just 137 of the estimated 10,000...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage.

Anniversaries for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2018.

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Savvy Senior: How Medicare covers diabetes

Dear Savvy Senior, How well does Medicare cover diabetes? I'm 66 years old and was recently told by my doctor that I have...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Lankard: Learning how to respond to grieving parents

M.O.M.S (Mothers Overcoming Mourning Support) is a group of mothers who have experienced the death of a child. They meet the...

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Why is The Statue of Liberty is accessible everywhere but the torch?

Why is The Statue of Liberty is accessible everywhere but the torch?

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Councilman questions transparency of meetings with staff

A councilman who contends City Hall practices subvert the state Open Meetings Act could get a vote on a transparency measure as...

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Trump nominee leaves OU post

Kelvin Droegemeier has stepped down as vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma to prepare for his...

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OU Health Sciences Center gets fed money to work with communities

Dr. Judith James, associate vice provost for clinical and translational science at OU Health Sciences Center, said the grant...

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Dr. Oz: How to change doctors and stay safe

Q: I need to change several of my doctors because I changed jobs and my old doctors don't take my new health insurance. What am...

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Oklahoma health notes for Aug. 21

Oklahoma health notes for Aug. 21

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If you’re confused about how to apply for a medical marijuana license, the people at a new call center might be able to help.

The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority has set up a phone line for licensing questions, 405-522-6662. It is staffed from 8:30...

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Blanchard woman baking cakes to pay back embezzled funds

A Blanchard woman told a judge Monday she is baking and selling cakes to make restitution for embezzling to gamble.

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Ask the Doctors: Dehydration takes a mental, physical toll

DEAR DOCTOR: How does someone know they're dehydrated? I'm worried because my husband swears he drinks "tons" of water, but as...

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Technology briefs

Teens are texting instead of reading, researchers say A new study has alarming findings that probably are not surprising to...

Oklahoma goes back to school in the post-walkout world

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As teachers prepare for the first new school year since a two-week walkout, educators are faced with the reality of what the walkout did and did not accomplish.

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UCO awards Leadership Scholarships to OKC students

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PSO's incoming president is bringing regulatory, renewable and transmission expertise to the job.

American Electric Power announced Monday that Peggy Simmons will become Public Service Co. of Oklahoma's president and chief...

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State briefs for August 21

STATEWIDE Network seeks weather volunteers The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network is seeking additional...

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Remington Bark charity dog event highlights park's opening

The annual thoroughbred horse racing season at Remington Park will kick off Friday, highlighted by the return of the Remington...

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Dietary carbohydrates could lead to osteoarthritis, new study finds

Do your knees ache? According to new findings from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, your diet could be a culprit. In a...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business news briefs

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Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

DENVER –  The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his...

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Malaysian PM says China-financed projects canceled

BEIJING (AP) — Multibillion-dollar China-financed projects in Malaysia have been canceled because they aren't needed and will...

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Global shares mostly gain, focus on China-US talks, Fed

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher in subdued trading Tuesday, tracking gains in Asia despite doubts over the...

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Alaska voters to decide primaries for governor, US House

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Voters in Alaska on Tuesday will select a Republican to move on to what's expected to be a closely...

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Ryan Aber's AP Top 25 vote

The top two spots were easy. After that, things became much more difficult. Despite how Alabama fans probably feel about me...

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Sooners No. 7 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys unranked

For the second consecutive season, Oklahoma is ranked No. 7 in the preseason Associated Press college football poll. Oklahoma...

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Asia Argento, a #MeToo leader, made a deal with her own accuser

Argento quietly arranged to pay $380,000 to her own accuser: a young actor and rock musician who said she had sexually...

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OU position outlook: Quarterbacks

Here's a look at Oklahoma's quarterbacks Starter Kyler Murray (RJr., 5-10, 195) OR Austin Kendall (RSo., 6-2, 219) Key backups...

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Official: Man detained in US wanted for murder in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An immigrant in the U.S. illegally who was picked up while taking his wife to a hospital to give birth is...

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APNewsBreak: Utah firefighter died after plane made drop

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A firefighter from Utah was killed last week from falling tree debris after a modified airliner...

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Morning Roundup: Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyer's future

Ohio State trustees have set a private Wednesday meeting to talk about the future of football coach Urban Meyer.

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Recreational marijuana petition falls short

The petition to allow recreational marijuana in Oklahoma fell short by a few thousand signatures.

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Previewing District B-6

Coaches' poll 1. Dewar (9-2) 2. Arkoma (7-4) 3. Keota (9-4) 4. Cave Springs (5-6) 5. Porum (2-7) 6. Gans (3-7) *-Last year's...

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2 in custody for questioning in Tennessee shooting deaths

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have taken two people into custody for questioning in connection with two slayings...

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OSU runner Abbie Hetherington pens essay about coming out

In a first-person essay for Outsports, Abbie Hetherington, a senior on OSU's cross-country and track teams and the 2017 indoor...

Will Edmondson benefit from Cornett-Stitt fight?

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The negative turn in the Republican gubernatorial race means the GOP will have to unite quickly for the general election campaign.

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OSU Q&A: LC Greenwood discusses his famous name, his role in the Cowboy offense

Oklahoma State receiver LC Greenwood is ready for his opportunity to step into the playing rotation for the Cowboys

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The Latest: Archbishop says he didn't see misconduct letter

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the clerical sex abuse scandal (all times local):12:40 a.m.The archbishop of Boston says he...

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OSU receiver Landon Wolf placed on scholarship

Oklahoma State quarterback Taylor Cornelius and receiver Landon Wolf spent the past two seasons building familiarity on the...

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Southern Nazarene finding its way in NCAA Division II

In the six years since leaving the NAIA, SNU has hit some rocky patches. But things are starting to look up.

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Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

MILAN (AP) — Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight,...

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High school football: Previewing District B-5

A look at District B-5 as high school football season nears.

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Opening date set for The Container Store

The Container Store has set its opening date at the Penn Square Mall for Sept. 15. The 18,000-square-foot store at 5644 N...

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Kavanaugh in memo pushed graphic sex questions for Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested that attorneys preparing to question President Bill Clinton...

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Frustration rules as Venezuela unveils new currency

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Saul Jimenez just wanted to buy bread from his neighborhood bakery in Venezuela's capital on Monday....

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Trump predicts immigration issue will power GOP in midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sharply accused congressional Democrats of allowing open borders and crime to fester,...

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Carrie Underwood reveals track list for new album

Country music superstar and Checotah native Carrie Underwood has revealed the 13-song track list for her upcoming album "Cry...

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UK woman 'sang to stay awake' after falling off cruise ship

PULA, Croatia (AP) — A British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night sang to stay...

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Norman police seeking additional rape victims

NORMAN — Police investigators are seeking additional victims while they build their case against a man accused of rape. Stephen...

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1990s X-Men storyline featured Prof. X shot, Cable on the run

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelist Anthony Brown for an in-depth look at the 1992-1993 X-Men...

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Autistic visitors can proceed with lawsuits against Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Visitors with severe autism can move ahead with their lawsuits claiming Disney's U.S. parks didn't do...

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How high up the charts can Adrian Peterson go?

Peterson once had his eyes on the all-time NFL rushing record, but now he'll have to settle for moving up the list.

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Bystander shot in neck outside southwest Oklahoma City store

An innocent bystander was wounded in what police are calling an apparent drug deal gone bad. Randy Lynn Simpson was shot once...

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Harrah's Jeff Roberson moves back to running back

Harrah junior Jeff Roberson just wants to make the playoffs. After a 2-8 season, Roberson is willing to do anything to make...

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Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouse

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — A female employee opened fire at a Houston-area food distribution center early Monday, killing a...

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Latest: Official: Man held in US wanted for murder in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest by immigration agents of a man as he drove his wife to the hospital so she could...

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UN rights chief warns UN could 'collapse' without change

GENEVA (AP) — The outgoing U.N. human rights chief said Monday that the Security Council's five permanent members wield too...

Edmond development flourishes along Interstate 35

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EDMOND — Interstate 35 is the main entrance to Oklahoma's sixth-largest city, though its future is finally coming out of the woods and into a corridor that some locals take pride in. City officials consider their portion of the interstate...

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Woman who drove in North Canadian River identified

The woman whose body was recovered Saturday in the North Canadian River after driving  into the river has been...

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Oklahoma City police officer arrested Friday on DUI complaint

An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Friday on a driving under the influence of alcohol complaint

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German foreign minister honors Nazi victims at Auschwitz

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has labelled the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland as...

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Pistol Pete gives Viktor Hovland a boost

Pistol Pete helped Viktor Hovland get off to a good start in the U.S. Amateur championship match Sunday, and the OSU golfer...

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Sooners No. 7 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys unranked

Oklahoma is No. 7 in the preseason AP poll for the second consecutive season while Oklahoma State is unranked in the preseason...

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Project documents hidden history of LGBTQ life in the South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new project is documenting a once-hidden history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, with donors...

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Trump dares Brennan to sue because his clearance was revoked

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday dared former CIA Director John Brennan to take legal action to try to...

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Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan forces rescued nearly 150 people Monday, including women and children, hours after the Taliban...

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Thunder renews radio deal; Pinto to return

Matt Pinto will return for his 11th season as the Thunder's radio play by play voice, part of a renewed deal between the team...

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Season preview: OKC's Jewel Box Theatre showcasing comedy classics with 61st season

Oklahoma City's venerable Jewel Box Theatre is planning a 2018-19 season lineup heavy on comedy.

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Spanish police shoot man dead in suspected terror attack

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A man pleaded to be let into a locked police station in Barcelona before dawn Monday, then lunged with...

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PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

JERUSALEM (AP) — PepsiCo bought carbonated drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion on Monday, a move the beverage giant hopes...

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Pedestrian killed in Edmond Aug. 14 identified by Oklahoma Highway Patrol

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the name of a pedestrian who was killed Aug. 14 in Edmond.

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Bob Bass dies at age 89

Before building the Spurs' winning culture, Bass did the same at Oklahoma Baptist University

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Oklahoma red dirt band The Great Divide commemorating 25th anniversary with Stillwater show

Based out of Stillwater, The Great Divide released its first independent album in 1994 and was one of the early red dirt bands...

Crime

Priest accused of stealing $200,000-plus from church resigns

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida priest has resigned after being accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the...

Crime

Teen killed, soon after posting he was glad to make it to 17

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis teenager posted online that he was glad to make it to his 17th birthday after all he'd been...

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Transgender Pakistanis demand protection after killing

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Dozens of transgender people in Pakistan have held a protest demanding more protection after a...

Sports

Watch: Westbrook, Diallo with eye-popping plays

Video: Russell Westbrook put on a show in James Harden's charity game, while rookie Hamdiou Diallo opened some eyes with a...

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Troopers cite 10 sports car drivers for going too slow

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — State police in Connecticut usually pull over cars for driving too fast.But on Sunday, troopers stopped...

Executive Q&A with Scarlet Le-Cao: Vietnamese immigrant grabs hold of the American dream she watched as a girl on the...

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Executive Q&A with Scarlet Le-Cao: Vietnamese immigrant grabs hold of the American dream she watched as a girl on the silver screen

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 20, 2018: See an array of Native American art in the exhibit 'A Few of Our Favorite Things' at OKC's Red Earth Art Center

It may be small, but the Red Earth Art Center is home to an impressive permanent collection of more than 1,000 pieces of...

Crime

Romania probes death of man injured in anti-graft protest

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities said Monday they are probing the death of a man who sustained injuries during an...

Sports

4 Japanese players kicked out after "night out with women."

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Four Japanese basketball players were kicked off their Asian Games team and sent home Monday after...

Crime

Ethiopia human rights abuses could cost man US citizenship

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man's U.S. citizenship is in jeopardy, with authorities saying he failed to disclose his role...

News

German journalist in court case cleared to leave Turkey

BERLIN (AP) — A Turkish court has ruled that German journalist Mesale Tolu can leave the country, eight months after being...

News

Morning Bell: What changed (and what didn't) after the walkout?

On Sunday, I started a four-part series called "After the Walkout," which takes a closer look at how Oklahoma's public...

News

South Sudan claims civil war is over but skepticism abounds

NYAL, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's government claims the shattering five-year civil war is finally over, but there is...

Business

Malaysia lobbies for Chinese help amid fiscal woes

BEIJING (AP) — Malaysia's leader said Monday that he hoped China would sympathize with his country's fiscal problems as he met...

Business

Greeks see little cause for joy as 8-year bailout era ends

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — There'll be no dancing in the moonlit streets of Athens.For all the official pronouncements that Greece's...

Business

Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense...

Business

China protests to US over stopover by Taiwan's president

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry said Monday it has protested to the United States over a stopover by Taiwanese...

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Sunny skies Monday in Oklahoma City, high near 83 degrees

Sunny skies ahead Monday in Oklahoma City, high near 83 degrees

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, Aug. 20, 2018

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Cornett, Stitt stick to script at Enid forum

At their first joint public appearance since sponsoring negative ads, gubernatorial candidates Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt...

Life

Center offers sports, recreational opportunities for disabled, able-bodied members

Santa Fe Family Life Center, a nonprofit recreation facility, focuses on programs designed for people with disabilities and...

Life

Family Talk: Should grandparents have expectations of their grandchildren?

Columnist imagines how his dad would have answered the question of having expectations of grandchildren and their parents.

Life

The Archivist: A classified success story

Since its founding, The Oklahoman's classifieds section has been helping people find what they need. Longtime dog columnist,...

Life

Nature & You: Half-a-century class reunion brings introspection

The 50-year anniversary of naturalist Neil Garrison's high school graduation has initiated a look back at how things have...

Life

When the fur flew at the fort

Fort Michilimacinac has rich history of fur trade, disputes.

Life

To infinitives and beyond

When I started working at a new company, I was disappointed to learn that an “enterprise” account had absolutely nothing to do...

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Bethany man gave teens gun before fatal shooting, police say

Having to be at the hospital with his wife, a Bethany man gave two teenage boys a pistol “for protection” while they house-sat...

OU football: Robert Charlton looking to make the most of his second chance at football

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NORMAN — Not long after he arrived at the University of Oklahoma as a track athlete, Robert Charlton got a view of the football team. “I was watching the team a little bit and I'm looking around like, ‘Man, I can actually play with these guys....

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Life

20-40-60 etiquette: Supporting the bride

QUESTION: I have been asked to be a bridesmaid in my friend's wedding. Are there rules that I should follow or anything that I...

Life

Knights to remember

The Knights of Canterbury is an Edmond group of medieval-style knight performers that make appearances at Edmond's LibertyFest...

Life

Dave Says column: Separate emergency fund for pets?

Dear Dave, I'm going to be debt-free with a full emergency fund in place by the end of the year. I'm going to get a dog after...