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How OKC hopes to be a disrupter this season

The Warriors are the undisputed favorite to win another NBA title. But the Thunder is among a handful of teams that has shown...

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'Inappropriate and wrong' of Warren to use DNA test, Cherokee Nation says

On the same day that U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, an Oklahoma native, released DNA results that she says prove her Native...

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Parent questions safety at PC West

WARR ACRES — Edwina Floyd wasn't planning to attend Monday night's Putnam City Schools board meeting. But her 17-year-old...

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How to pay for senior living is a question that haunts many as they approach that time in life. However, it doesn’t have to be that way.

How to pay for senior living is a question that haunts many as they approach that time in life. However, it doesn’t have to be...

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Stigler High School teacher arrested on sex crimes complaints

A Stigler High School teacher was arrested Sunday evening, accused of sending sexually suggestive texts and photos to a student.

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Photos and video: Carrie Underwood wins favorite female country artist at American Music Awards

Checotah native Carrie Underwood received the trophy for Favorite Female Artist – Country during tonight's American Music Awards.

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Kendra Horn calls for an end to private prison industry: 'It is immoral, it is unethical and it is a waste of taxpayer dollars'

At a congressional forum meant for two but attended by one, Democrat Kendra Horn called for an end to private prisons, vowed to...

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Three Oklahoma County jail inmates charged with riot offense

Three Oklahoma County inmates have been charged with participating in a riot last month.

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13 Dartmouth organizations face hazing allegations

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A spike in reports of hazing at Dartmouth College prompted the Ivy League school to hire an external...

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Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying...

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Man arrested in stabbing and rape of Oklahoma City woman

A man is in jail on a rape complaint in an Oklahoma City case.

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Union Train Station should be prime candidate for MAPS 3 surplus

After writing extensively over the years about once troubled landmarks like First National, the Skirvin and the Gold Dome, one...

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OU football: Lincoln Riley addresses Brendan Radley-Hiles' tweet

The night following Mike Stoops' dismissal as Oklahoma's defensive coordinator, freshman defensive back Brendan Radley-Hiles...

Why Mike Gundy is driving toward a cliff but isn't willing to change course

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After another disappointing loss, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy doesn't have to scrap his system, but he needs to understand that the definition of insanity to doing the same thing and expecting different results.

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Gundy open to players’ suggestions to fix OSU

Speaking on the Big 12 coaches teleconference Monday, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said he used team’s Sunday night meeting...

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Two people dead in separate Oklahoma crashes Saturday

Two people died in separate Oklahoma crashes Saturday.

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OSU homecoming kickoff time announced

Oklahoma State will try to end its slumps both this season and at home at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 against Texas in the Cowboys’...

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Big 12 rankings: Big 12 playoff hopes rise

A variety of results around the nation put the Big 12 in better national position

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Inaugural Curiosity Fest to celebrate the humanities with Harry Potter, 'Game of Thrones,' African-American music history and more

From a live podcast recording that delves into the real-life issues behind “Game of Thrones” and a session about using shadow...

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Court tosses DeLorean widow's 'Back to the Future' lawsuit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the widow of automaker John DeLorean over royalties...

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Police: 3 deaths in Oklahoma fire 'definitely' homicides

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police say the deaths of three people whose bodies were found after a house fire in Oklahoma are being...

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Water line break reported Monday near W Memorial Road and N MacArthur Boulevard

A water line break has been reported in far northwest Oklahoma City Monday.

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How does OU compare to other one-loss teams?

Saturday staged a college football brawl the Sooners were better off staying out of.

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KSU offense has come alive in the second half of 3 straight games

Snyder puzzled why K-State can't get off to a good start

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Saudi Arabia to hit back in case of sanctions over Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia has said it will retaliate against any sanctions imposed over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, as JP...

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Kingfisher's Sternberger comes back strong after scary injury

KINGFISHER — Kingfisher coach Jeff Myers knew it already, but hearing it confirmed from a referee was still pretty cool....

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Merkel vows to restore Germans' confidence in government

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Monday to do more to restore Germans' confidence in her unhappy coalition after a...

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OKC's core is secure, so just enjoy the season

After three straight seasons of worrying about the summer, Thunder fans can sit back and enjoy this Thunder adventure

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Medicaid mandate? Edmondson might have one

If elected governor, Drew Edmondson wants to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma, embracing a part of the Affordable Care Act that...

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New Dean McGee clinic studies genetic causes of blindness

Lea Bennett sees a future full of possibilities to stop inherited conditions that destroy sight.

Boiled or baked, here's a nut that holds some appeal

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Chestnuts likely were a staple food for Native Americans and settlers as they worked their way across the country. In Oklahoma these days, they aren't a high profile crop. But that could change.

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Woman fired after blocking black man from entering his apartment building

D'Arreion Toles says the woman physically blocked him from entering the building and called police on him

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OU women's golf in 3rd place at Magnolia Invitational

The Oklahoma women's golf team shot a 2-over 290 in the second round of the Magnolia Invitational on Monday at Old Waverly Golf...

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Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors said Monday that law enforcement officials have conducted searches at automaker...

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Trump says freed pastor to arrive in U.S. on Saturday, visit White House

The pastor who was at the center of a diplomatic spat between Turkey and the United States will land at a military base near...

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Man dies a week after being shot in Oklahoma City

Man dies a week after being shot in Oklahoma City

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Chiefs LB: Feared flag so let Brady go on TD

Chiefs linebacker Breeland Speaks says he feared getting flagged when he was wrapping up Tom Brady, so he let him go and the...

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A Good Egg to dial up Mexican Radio

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, has his finger on the pulse of Oklahoma City's burgeoning food scene. This week,...

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Troopers respond to report of body in Lake Texoma Sunday in Marshall County

Troopers responded to a report of a body in Lake Texoma Sunday in Marshall County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 13, 2018: UCO's 'Flight of the Elephant' to feature art and music

EDMOND - The University of Central Oklahoma College of Fine Arts and Design will present today “Flight of the Elephant,” a free...

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A fire marshall is investigating a deadly house fire at East Pine Street and MLK Boulevard

 Officials say someone died in a house fire early Sunday morning. The Tulsa Fire Department responded to a home that...

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Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care...

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NFL Notebook: Buccaneers fire defensive coordinator Mike Smith

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have fired defensive coordinator Mike Smith and replaced him with linebackers coach Mark Duffner.

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Climate change holds risks for beer makers, too

Big brewers are taking steps to maintain supplies of barley, the main crop used in beer, amid climate change. A new study...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end a wobbly day broadly lower

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.After a wobbly day of trading, U.S....

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MLB Notebook: Braves manager Snitker gets 2-year extension

The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year contract extension with manager Brian Snitker, who guided the team to its first...

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Morning Roundup: Witness in basketball corruption trial grilled over texts to Bill Self

Lawyers for a former Adidas executive who's a defendant at a college basketball corruption trial zeroed in on Monday on...

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Love works in Norman: Community is rallying around popular after-school program

An after-school program launched by a Norman church is raising money to stay open after the ministry that started it was...

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Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found...

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Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times.Maybe her...

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California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, two major California utilities took the rare step...

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The Latest: PG&E plans to restore customer power by midnight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on tens of thousands of people losing power in California because of wildfire danger (all times...

State Question 794 seeks to bolster rights of crime victims

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State Question 794, commonly known as Marsy's Law, would amend the Oklahoma Constitution to expand rights of crime victims. Supporters of the measure say it would ensure victims have rights that are equal in stature to the constitutional rights of...

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Member of US cycling team found after going missing in Spain

MADRID (AP) — A member of American cycling team Trek-Segafredo was hospitalized with a concussion after going missing for...

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Warren's DNA test: 'Pocahontas' pushback, possible 2020 prep

WASHINGTON (AP) — That "Pocahontas" taunt must have rankled.Sen. Elizabeth Warren's release Monday of a DNA analysis that she...

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Mega Millions prize up to $654M, 4th largest in US history

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After nearly three months without a winner, the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to an estimated...

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The Latest: Austria's Kurz sees border as Brexit 'tactic'

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):9:10 p.m.Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Austrian...

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Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug...

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Stocks fade and finish lower as tech companies fall again

NEW YORK (AP) — After a wobbly day of trading, U.S. stocks fell for the seventh time in eight days Monday as technology...

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Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered journalist Khashoggi

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a comment that could give Saudi officials a route to climb down from outright denials, President Donald...

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Kentucky judge blocks certification of 'Marsy's Law' vote

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky has ordered officials not to certify the results of an election next month on whether...

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Minnesota prep player apologizes for 12th-player tackle

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota high school football captain has apologized after running from the sidelines to tackle an...

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Death sentence vacated for man who threw children off bridge

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man convicted of killing four children by throwing them off a bridge had his death sentence...

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Man who lost son to gunfire tried to help wounded boy, 12

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A day after burying his teenage stepson lost to gunfire, a Syracuse man tried to save a 12-year-old who...

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Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The moods in Britain and the European Union swung between hope and gloom on Monday over an intractable...

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Google Pixel 3 phone aims to automate more daily tasks

NEW YORK (AP) — There's not much about the physical details of Google's new Pixel 3 phone that you can't find elsewhere. That...

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The Latest: Whirlpool brushes off Sears bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the filing for bankruptcy protection by the Sears Holding Corp. (all times local):1:15...

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Police search for man caught taking video of young girls at northwest OKC mall clothing store

Police are looking for a man seen taking video of two girls changing clothes in a dressing room at a Quail Springs Mall...

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Germany deports convicted 9/11 accomplice home to Morocco

BERLIN (AP) — A Moroccan man convicted of helping Mohamed Atta and the other Hamburg-based Sept. 11 suicide pilots as they...

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Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteries

ALTON, Ill. (AP) — After last year's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville,...

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Texas report: Oklahoma school bus was traveling too fast

LAMPASAS, Texas (AP) — An Oklahoma school bus that hydroplaned on a wet road and crashed in Central Texas last month, injuring...

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Israel says troops kill Palestinian after attempted stabbing

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops on Monday shot and killed a Palestinian man who allegedly tried to stab a soldier in the...

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Police search for gunman after 76-year-old woman robbed Monday in southwest Oklahoma City

Police are looking for a gunman Monday morning who robbed a 76-year-old woman in southwest Oklahoma City.

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Supreme Court asked to review abortion law signed by Pence

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear arguments over a law that bars women from having abortions...

Oklahomans still receive more potentially risky doses of opioids

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In 2017, Oklahomans who got opioid prescriptions were still more likely to get potentially risky doses than their counterparts around the country were four years ago, before most people knew there was a crisis of overdoses.

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Syria reopens vital crossing with Jordan, UN post with Golan

QUNEITRA, Syria (AP) — President Bashar Assad's government received a major boost Monday as Syria's commercial gateway with...

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Romanian govt move against prosecutors draws criticism

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government passed an emergency ordinance Monday requiring prosecutors in key agencies to...

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Mind Your Own Business: Mayor Holt to ethics group: 'It's time to pay back the cashier'

David Holt is the 36th Oklahoma City mayor. All have been white and lived in northwest Oklahoma City, which is misaligned with...

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Iceland seeks financial crash closure with last prosecution

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy threw the United States into an epoch-defining financial storm....

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India's accused minister files defamation suit amid protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's junior external affairs minister filed a criminal case for defamation in court Monday against a woman...

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Oklahoma City man dies Monday after I-40 crash

An Oklahoma City man died of injuries suffered in a crash early Monday on Interstate 40, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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High temperature near 47 degrees Monday in Oklahoma City, skies clearing

Sunny skies will return to central Oklahoma Monday, but the high temperature will be just 47 degrees after a cold front moved...

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#OKC Civic Life is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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

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Turkish Foreign Ministry: 'Inspection' of Saudi Consulate to take place this afternoon, 2 weeks after writer vanished

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Ministry: 'Inspection' of Saudi Consulate to take place this afternoon, 2 weeks after...

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Episcopal Church confronts past role in sexual exploitation

NEW YORK (AP) — With striking displays of candor, the Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by...

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4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of...

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Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Sunday threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it after...

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Florida Panhandle building codes lagged behind rest of state

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It was once argued that the trees would help save Florida's Panhandle from the fury of a hurricane, as...

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Trump on rally blitz as he tries to stave off Dem gains

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump gazes out over his rally crowd and looses a stream of insults with a theatrical...

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For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for several weeks, or roughly the same time...

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Two people dead in Saturday crashes in state, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported

Two people died Saturday night in state crashes, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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AP College Football Poll: LSU back to No. 5; Michigan to 6th

After four of the top eight teams lost, The Associated Press college football poll had a new look behind No. 1 Alabama, with...

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Immigrants face hurdles to prove abuse by US agents

HOUSTON (AP) — Within hours of being booked at a Border Patrol station in far West Texas, two teenage sisters from Guatemala...

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Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — The day after a mourning community said last goodbyes to eight of 20 victims of a limousine crash — four...

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In Georgia, claims of vote suppression and publicity stunts

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Democrat vying for the governorship of Georgia, is ratcheting up her assertion that...

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Senators urge tough US response over missing Saudi writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading Senate Republicans on Sunday threatened tough punitive action by Congress against Saudi Arabia,...

Marijuana could hit shelves before mandated testing

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Marijuana will likely be available before state requires testing.

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'First Man' blasts off behind 'Venom,' 'A Star Is Born'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Neil Armstrong film "First Man" settled for a third-place landing at the North American box office in...

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New strategy: Democrats go all-in on health care in midterms

PHOENIX (AP) — In a windowless conference room, Republican Senate candidate Martha McSally was asking executives at a small...

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3rd person found dead days after raging Texas floodwaters

JUNCTION, Texas (AP) — Searchers have located the remains of a third person several days after raging floodwaters overtook a...

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New Oklahoma lawmakers offer a new anti-tobacco opportunity

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The head of Oklahoma's leading tobacco-cessation organization says there will be new opportunities to cut...

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Texas woman dead in one-car crash in southeast Oklahoma

IDABEL, Okla. (AP) — A northeast Texas woman has died of injuries incurred in a one-car crash in southeastern Oklahoma.The...

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Greek Festival OKC continues Sunday

The Greek Festival of OKC is underway at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in northwest Oklahoma City. Authentic Greek foods,...

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Celebrating diversity boosts Oklahoma City's unity

Mary Melon: Celebrating diversity boosts Oklahoma City's unity

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Business People: Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Business People: Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

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Metro students named to OSU's Orange Book

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Man shocked in Bricktown Canal released from intensive care unit

Brandon Gann, a newlywed from Arkansas who attempted to save another man who fell in the Bricktown Canal last month was...

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Judge to speak on addiction during Parents Helping Parents meeting

An Oklahoma County district judge will discuss 'Why Addicts Do What They Do' during an upcoming meeting of the Edmond chapter...

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UCO supports DACA students with Dream Without Limits Gala on Oct. 27

The Dream Without Limits Gala will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at El Fandango Event Center, 2823 S Agnew Ave.

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage.

Anniversaries for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

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Breakfast to launch scholarship campaign for Harding Charter Prep seniors

Harding Charter Preparatory High School will launch the Senior Scholarship Campaign at a Meet & Greet Breakfast on Nov. 7.

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Bethany Main Street Merchants to host fall festival Friday

The Bethany Fall Festival will fill the street with fun from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 19.

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Imagining the future

Oklahoma City's mayor asked for a conversation among residents on the shape of MAPS 4 and, judging from the response on social...

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OKC Central Live Chat: Progress is being seen, but not everywhere

Q: Is the Bricktown Renaissance Hotel off?A: Andy Patel says he is still moving ahead, but every time I inquire as to when, the...

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CV Tech gets $20,000 STEM grant

A $20,000 grant in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education has been awarded to Canadian...

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Sculptor shares skills with Taft Middle School students

Muskogee sculptor Lisan Tiger Blair recently visited art classes at Taft Middle School.

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Trump vows to unearth truth about Khashoggi disappearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday the U.S. will uncover the truth about what happened to journalist and...

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Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

BEIJING (AP) — With China and the United States opening the door to a meeting next month between Presidents Xi Jinping and...

How will the Cowboys use the bye week to get their season on track?

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Oklahoma State enters its bye week with a 4-3 record and the toughest stretch of its schedule still ahead

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Students protest Italy's spending plans, burning effigies

MILAN (AP) — Students across Italy demonstrated against the government's education funding plans, in the first widespread show...

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O'Rourke raises record $38M, triples Cruz amid sagging polls

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke said Friday that he raised more than $38.1 million for his Texas Senate campaign in...

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AP WAS THERE: Matthew Shepard dies after being beaten

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — On Oct. 12, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, died at a hospital in...

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The Latest: Trump says freed pastor to be checked in Germany

ALIAGA, Turkey (AP) — The latest on the trial of American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is accused of espionage and terror related...

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UNC leader apologizes for school's history of slavery

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chancellor of North Carolina's flagship public university apologized Friday for the school's history...

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Pennsylvania AG: Cardinal faces no penalties by resigning

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — Amid unfolding sex-abuse scandals, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald...

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Not guilty plea entered in GE Aviation espionage case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Chinese national pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of trying to steal trade secrets from multiple...

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Still no US ambassadors in Saudi Arabia, Turkey amid crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The disappearance of journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey...

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Tech stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week's steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Devastation in Florida, flooding elsewhere

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities haven't seen the mass casualties they once feared from Hurricane Michael, but they expect the death...

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Tyndall Air Force Base sustains 'catastrophic' damage

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Tyndall Air Force Base suffered catastrophic damage when Hurricane Michael tore through the...

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American diplomat death being investigated as homicide

NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime U.S. diplomat found dead last month in his apartment near the American embassy in Madagascar was...

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Jurors hear confession in 'nuisance' neighbor's death

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man told police that he fatally shot a neighbor while she cleared snow on the day...

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Facebook: Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information — ranging from emails and phone numbers to more...

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K-State looks toward season with Madness in Manhattan event

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Bruce Weber need only look at how difficult it was to build a schedule this season to...

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Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about Hurricane Michael, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Karen Clark...

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Global business leaders suspend ties with Saudi Arabia

LONDON (AP) — Global business leaders are reassessing their ties with Saudi Arabia, stoking pressure on the Gulf kingdom to...

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Oklahoma City seeks comments, ideas for MAPS 4

Oklahoma City's mayor asked for a conversation among residents on the shape of MAPS 4 and, judging from the response on social...

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Police investigating after man's body found in NE OKC Thursday

Police are investigating an Oklahoma City man's death as the city's latest homicide.

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Prince estate to Trump: Stop using music at rallies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince's surviving family members are asking President Donald Trump to stop using the late rock star's music...

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Trump administration appeals ruling that immigrants can stay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration is appealing a judge's ruling that prevents the deportation of hundreds of...

Longtime courtroom interpreter is a language lifeline for Spanish-speaking defendants

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Nearly every day, Rita Lyons stands before a judge in Oklahoma City federal court. She's not in trouble. It's all part of her unsung profession as a courtroom interpreter.

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Column: What if they had an Olympics, but no one would host?

What if they threw an Olympic party, but no one was willing to host it?That day could be coming, and sooner than you might...

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Three's a crowd: Missouri voters must sift medical pot plans

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri supporters of medical marijuana will have their say in the November election. The only question: Do...

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AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again

NEW YORK (AP) — Once a week, Roberta Flack gives a musical performance for an exclusive group.The lucky audience consists of a...

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The Latest: Facebook isn't ruling out smaller-scale breaches

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook security breach (all times local):1:50 p.m.Facebook says it has gotten a handle on a...

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Former Kansas sheriff's deputy sentenced for lying about gun

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former deputy with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department was sentenced to a year and a day in federal...

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In El Salvador, slain archbishop long seen as saint

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Bespectacled, smiling and with close-cropped hair, the late Archbishop Oscar Romero's visage...

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Purging long-forgotten online accounts: Worth the trouble?

NEW YORK (AP) — The internet is riddled with long-forgotten accounts on social media, dating apps and various shopping sites...

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Romanian man arrested in OKC, accused of credit card fraud

An Oklahoma bank is out thousands of dollars after a Romanian man admitted to making multiple ATM transactions using re-encoded...

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Manhattan DA drops part of Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday...

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Retailers up their game after Toys R Us closures

NEW YORK (AP) — When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their...

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School bus drives into pool after crash hitting car

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school bus plowed through a fence and into a backyard pool after a collision, but no one on...

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Princess Eugenie weds her beau at Windsor Castle

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Britain's Princess Eugenie married tequila brand ambassador Jack Brooksbank in a star-studded royal...

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Teacher suspended after saying Trump aide ate glue as child

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district has suspended a teacher who recounted how a senior aide to...

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Pakistan frees woman rights activist after brief detention

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani authorities on Friday released a Pashtun rights activist after holding her for several hours upon...

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Man nicknamed 'Willy Wonka' pleads guilty to multiple crimes

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as "Willy Wonka" or the "Chocolate Man" has...

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Candidate resigns amid controversy over Parkland comments

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Republican candidate for Connecticut's General Assembly has withdrawn following criticism over...

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World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stock indexes rose Friday after their recent sharp declines on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump...

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Nichols Hills homeowner shoots alleged auto burglar Thursday morning

A Nichols Hills homeowner opened fire on a man breaking into his pickup Thursday morning, police chief Steven Cox said.

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OKC Central Chat transcript, October 12, 2018

You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. and submit your questions about Oklahoma City.

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OKC sees payoff from online sales taxes

City Manager Jim Couch calls them "crazy numbers." Use tax receipts were up sharply in September and October from the same time...

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Can MAPS 4 dare to address city's toughest challenges?

Twenty-five years after the passage of the first Metropolitan Area Projects initiative was passed by voters desperate to bring...

Teach your children by example ... including when you fix a flat tire

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Columnist Jim Priest didn’t realize all the things his dad was training him to do when he apprenticed him to be a tire changer.

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Oil prices, hurricane drive up gasoline costs

Gasoline prices typically drop in the fall, but this year they have continued to rise even as temperatures have cooled. The...

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Mayor starts the conversation on MAPS 4

Oklahoma City residents are being invited to submit ideas for the next chapter of MAPS, the initiative that has built...

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Attorney: Suspended coach had no knowledge of "brooming"

"He had no knowledge of any kind of brooming, any kind of hazing," attorney Joe White said. "None of this has ever been shared...

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A Midtown tradition

The 2018 Midtown Walkabout will feature free face painting and balloons, live music and street artists, outdoor games,...

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Turkish state media says Saudi delegation has arrived in Turkey for talks over missing journalist

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish state media says Saudi delegation has arrived in Turkey for talks over missing journalist.

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No surprise, the West title still runs through the Warriors

Golden State coach Steve Kerr is a happy man these days.He's got a new contract. He's got his son Nick, who was helping out in...

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Indonesian president says trade wars too destructive

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo added to a chorus of criticism Friday over trade friction...

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7 dead, 9 missing in collapse of northern Mexico mall

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A shopping mall under construction in the Mexican city of Monterrey collapsed Thursday, killing at...

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Amid violence, Brazil presidential candidates call for calm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The two presidential candidates who will square off in Brazil's runoff this month are calling for an end...

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'Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes...

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Official exoneration for man freed last year in 1971 rape

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A legal ordeal that dragged on for close to half a century is officially over for a man wrongfully convicted...

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Izzo says he never tried to cover up sex assault allegations

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo insisted Thursday he was never part of an effort to cover up allegations of...

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Ex-FBI official says his book has been delayed by FBI review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI acting Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that his book has been delayed because of an FBI...

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Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite...

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Facebook says it purged more than 800 spam accounts, pages

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook said it has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with politically-tinged...

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Police eye whether gun of burglary suspect used in killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators will use ballistic testing to determine if a rifle carried by a burglary suspect was used in...

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Lochte's lawyer to AP: Swimmer counseled for alcohol use

Ryan Lochte is undergoing counseling for alcohol use, but the 12-time Olympic medalist is not in a treatment facility and is...

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DNA confirms a great white shark bit California boy

SAN DIEGO (AP) — DNA testing has revealed the shark that attacked a 13-year-old boy last month off a Southern California shore...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks slump on day of wide swings

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4:00 p.m.Stocks are slumping for a second...

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Bucking Mueller deal, judge to set Manafort sentencing date

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge in one of Paul Manafort's criminal cases threw a wrench Thursday into special counsel Robert...

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Missouri man charged with illegal circumcision of 2 teens

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who started his own religious ministry has been charged with illegally circumcising two...

OU football: Kyler Murray figuring out how to handle loss to Texas

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Murray went 42-0 during his high school career and won his first five games as Oklahoma's starter. Murray hasn't dealt with losing much on the football field

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Israeli court: NZ activists must pay for Lorde cancellation

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has ordered two New Zealand women to pay over $12,000 in damages for allegedly helping...

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Arkansas Supreme Court upholds revised voter ID law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' highest court on Thursday upheld a voter ID law that is nearly identical to a restriction...

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Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

NEW YORK (AP) — About 60 percent of the U.S. population with European heritage may be identifiable from their DNA by searching...

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Mayor urges residents to "Dream Big," opens door for MAPS 4 ideas

Voters most likely will decide a little more than a year from now whether they want to write a new chapter in the highly...

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Delta profits soar as demand drives ticket prices higher

Airlines have been pouring money into amenities that making flying nicer for high-paying customers while economy-class...

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Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed musicians Kid Rock and country star John Rich to the White House on Thursday...

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The Latest: NYPD probing detective conduct in Weinstein case

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Manhattan district attorney's decision to drop some charges against Harvey Weinstein. (all...

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US, Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — The problem came two minutes into the flight: The rocket carrying an American and a Russian to the...

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Former UK envoy says May's Brexit plan a 'pipe dream'

LONDON (AP) — Britain's former ambassador to the European Union has called Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint for Brexit a...

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Toxic talk: Politicians decry incivility, practice it, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a lot of scolding about smack talk in Washington these days, and whether "civility" in politics is...

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Country women applaud CMT for all-female awards show

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country icon Loretta Lynn doesn't mince words when it comes to CMT's decision to honor all-female...

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US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer prices edged up a slight 0.1 percent in September as energy prices retreated after a big gain in...

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Saudi team after Post writer included soldiers, royal guards

ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi royal guards, intelligence officers, soldiers and an autopsy expert were part of a 15-member team from...

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Remnants of Hurricane Sergio to bring more rain to Oklahoma

Remnants of a hurricane are expected to bring more rain to an already soggy Oklahoma

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BMW ramps up investment in China to meet electric demand

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker BMW is taking a majority stake in its China joint venture and investing 3 billion...

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Britain mulls making firms disclose ethnicity pay gap

LONDON (AP) — The British government is considering making companies reveal the pay gap between white and non-white workers, in...

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China says accusations against alleged spy 'out of thin air'

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that accusations against an alleged Chinese spy accused of attempting to steal trade secrets...

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OKC Zoo welcomes new baby elephant

The Oklahoma City Zoo on Wednesday announced the birth of a baby elephant. Officials said after an almost two-year pregnancy,...

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Chief sees hope in new soccer fields

In a season of homecomings, Wednesday was one more for Justin Chavez. The Oklahoma City Energy FC midfielder was on hand for...

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Heritage Hall Academic Bowl team wins district tournament

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Help animal shelter celebrate 'Dogtober'

Oklahoma City Animal Welfare is participating in adopt-a-shelter dog month with a “Dogtober” celebration

Find out what the Cowboys' report card looked like after a loss to Kansas State

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The grades weren't great for Oklahoma State after Saturday's loss to Kansas State.

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Cycling helps veterans battle back

In their battle with post-traumatic stress disorder and other handicaps, military veterans in Oklahoma City are drawing on the...

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Middle school students accused of assault

Oklahoma City police are investigating an alleged sexual assault involving as many as seven male students at Roosevelt Middle...

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Tinkerfest draws record crowd

Tinkerfest on Sept. 29 shattered Science Museum Oklahoma’s single-day attendance record set during Tinkerfest in 2017.