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George scores 33 to help Thunder top Clippers 110-104

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George rendered the Los Angeles Clippers' traps and double-teams useless.Oklahoma City's forward...

 
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Mayfield leads Browns past Broncos 17-16

The Cleveland Browns kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 17-16 win over the Denver Broncos.

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Netflix series 'The Innocent Man' about Ada murders debuts

Netflix debuted today the six-part true-crime documentary series "The Innocent Man," which centers on two 1980s murders in Ada.

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OSU coach Mike Gundy’s helicopter makes return with signing day near

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has spent plenty of time airborne that past two recruiting cycles, riding a helicopter around...

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Newcastle teen to mark accident anniversary with baptism

On Sunday, Caleb Freeman will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the car accident that almost took his life. The Newcastle...

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From coaches jumping to players skipping, it's hard to gauge a bowl team's attitude

Despite upheaval, there are some things you can count on in bowls, starting with Army

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Ex-banker to serve four years for lying to regulator

The former chairman of El Reno's The Bank of Union was ordered to report to prison in February by a federal judge in Oklahoma...

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Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7...

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How Dennis Schroder's floater became the spark to his offensive arsenal

DENVER — Billy Donovan never had one. Raymond Felton didn't until he was half a decade into the league. Dennis Schroder? He...

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Comanche Nation falls short in effort to block Chickasaw casino near Terral

The Chickasaw Nation's Riverstar Casino near Terral can continue to operate, thanks to a federal appellate court ruling issued...

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Oklahoma health notes for Dec. 16

Oklahoma health notes for Dec. 16

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Thunder struggles widespread in 109-98 loss to Nuggets

DENVER — All of the Pepsi Center shouted in unison as the offensive rebound popped out to the perimeter, the ball swung and...

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Mike Gundy discusses promise to send Purdue super fan Tyler Trent an Oklahoma State care package

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy found himself gathered around college football’s best last week while at the College Football...

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Curtis Jones expected to make OSU debut against Nebraska

Having sat the rest of the 2017-18 season and the fall semester of this year at OSU after a midseason transfer from Indiana,...

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ProCure cancer treatment center will be sold

Oklahoma's ProCure cancer treatment center will be sold by the end of the year.

Movie reviews for Friday, Dec. 14

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Headed to the movies this weekend? Read our reviews before buying a ticket.

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Man charged in stabbing death of woman at OKC hotel

Man charged in stabbing death of woman at OKC hotel

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Video: Reba McEntire talks her Oklahoma upbringing, tragedies and triumphs on 'CBS This Morning' ahead of Kennedy Center Honors broadcast

Entertainment icon and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire invited "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O’ Donnell to Nashville,...

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OKC Streetcar draws a crowd

Decades after being edged out by the automobile, trolleys are back. Oklahoma City began service Friday morning on downtown's...

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Video: Get into the holiday spirit with Pentatonix's effervescent cover of 'What Christmas Means to Me'

Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which recently released its fourth holiday album, "Christmas is Here!," released today a...

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Deep agricultural roots are leading this young man into the family business.

With 20 acres of winter wheat already in the ground, teenager Wyatt Merry of Texhoma is sure his future involves running his...

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Wildlife conservation groups provide important funding

Almost every dollar the Wildlife Department gets from such groups can be matched three times with federal funds.

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Carl Albert's Dadrion Taylor commits to Utah State

One of the state’s top running backs is off the board. Carl Albert star senior running back Dadrion Taylor announced his...

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Oklahoma State vs. Nebraska men's basketball lineups, tipoff time and TV info

The Oklahoma State men’s basketball team faces former conference rival Nebraska on Sunday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux...

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Whiz Kids wonderland

The first ever Whiz Kids Christmas Pajama Party included hot cocoa, snacks and a showing of the popular holiday movie "The...

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20 gifts on everyone's Amazon wish list this year

These are the hottest gifts of 2018

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new army

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Serbia threatened a possible armed intervention in Kosovo after the Kosovo parliament on Friday...

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TBS Factoring connects to trucking industry with Truck Boss show

The trucking services company is now a year into producing its own online show, Truck Boss, that focuses on issues facing...

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Tylan Wallace, OSU teammates react to Biletnikoff result

Oklahoma State sophomore Tylan Wallace, a finalist for the award that goes to the nation’s top receiver, instead saw Alabama’s...

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Is Oklahoma City housing in one extreme or the other, or neither?

Nationally, housing is "broken," according to one expert and "exciting," according to another. Which is it in Oklahoma City?

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Christmas plays offer messages of faith, hope in different ways

Three churches will share messages of faith and hope through holiday-themed productions set for Saturday and Sunday in the...

Hub Cap Alley: Changes are likely for the long-industrial strip

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Hub Cap Alley, never a pretty sight to see, was for decades a hub of commerce for the city's working class. In its heyday, the stretch of Robinson Avenue between the Oklahoma River and downtown doubled as a state highway and was lined with cars...

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Faithful flock to churches for traditional Hispanic observances

The popular tradition that took place at St. Monica Catholic Church was one of a trio of traditional Hispanic observances that...

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A meal and a bed are just what these species need.

Farmers are being encouraged to apply for grants to add habitats on their ranches and farms for monarch butterflies and other...

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OKC Streetcar opening day finds optimism, discounted drinks and some hiccups

Business owners, downtown workers and out-of-towners give their take on the long-awaited Oklahoma City streetcar.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 15, 2018: See Carpenter Square Theatre's 'An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf'

Catch Carpenter Square Theatre's final performance of Michael Hollinger’s 1990s comedy “An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand...

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Education notes for Dec. 16

Teachers can apply for Williamsburg trip Fellowship applications are available for Oklahoma fifth- and eighth-grade teachers...

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Commission Investigating Parkland Shooting To Lawmakers: Arm Teachers

The commission that's directing the Florida Legislature's response to the Parkland shooting will recommend that public school...

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Michael Martin Murphey brings long-running Cowboy Christmas Ball back to Oklahoma City

Michael Martin Murphey will bring his Cowboy Christmas Ball to Oklahoma City Friday for the 24th annual edition at the National...

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Prep coach loses job after local family asks him to leave son's funeral

When University of Toledo freshman Maison Hullibarger died unexpectedly last week, his family made a curious request. 

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Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a...

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Video: Check out highlights from the TV special 'Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night,' featuring Kelly Clarkson, Maren Morris and Backstreet Boys

Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which recently released its fourth holiday album, "Christmas is Here!," returned to NBC...

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State, metro-area Realtors install officers, present awards

Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors, Edmond Board of Realtors, and Oklahoma Association of Realtors install leadership...

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More sleep in Seattle: Later school start helps kids get zzz

SEATTLE (AP) — High school students are getting more sleep in Seattle, say scientists studying later school start...

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Nature & You: This water bird is not waterproof

Ducks and geese spend their entire lives on the water. Logically, they have waterproof feathers. Not so the cormorant.

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Saudi Arabian man pleads guilty in Oklahoma to terrorism-related crime

Saudi Arabian man pleads guilty in Oklahoma to terrorism-related crime

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Oklahoma County settles age and race discrimination lawsuit for $175,000

An employee fired by Oklahoma County Clerk David Hooten has settled her age and race discrimination case against the county.

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‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’: A Brief History of the Holiday Song Controversy

Ah, December. Snow, gifts and the unending debate over whether a 1944 song is actually about rape.

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Paul George lifts Thunder to win over Clippers

On a night when Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook again struggled at the rim, Paul George took it upon himself to score 33...

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How to plan your smart home - and weigh privacy risks

NEW YORK (AP) — You might have heard of lights that turn off with an app or voice command. Or window shades that magically rise...

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Man critically injured in apartment fire Sunday in southeast Oklahoma City

A man suffered burn injuries and smoke inhalation at the scene of an apartment fire Sunday in southeast Oklahoma City

OU football: Sooners' defensive recruiting staying solid despite uncertainty

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NORMAN — Oklahoma has no problems attracting top offensive recruits. Winning back-to-back Heisman Trophies and setting college football afire with probably the most dynamic offense will do that to recruiting. But things have been a little...

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Former Oklahoma State walk-on Blake Jarwin taking on bigger role with Dallas Cowboys

From a high school senior with no Division I scholarship offers to playing for America’s Team, Jarwin has exceeded expectations...

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Curbside Chronicle vendor looks to help homeless

Once or twice a week, Chazzi Davis drives around the city in a white Dodge van, stopping at homeless camps and passing out...

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Zinke resigns as interior secretary amid numerous probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and...

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The Latest: Migrant girl's family disputes officials' story

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of a 7-year-old migrant girl picked up along the U.S.-Mexico border (all times...

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State briefs for Dec. 15

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will offer guided walks Dec. 21 so visitors can learn about the winter solstice.

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Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump...

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Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and...

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Mueller says FBI not to blame for Flynn's false statements

WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel's office is pushing back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview...

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The Latest: Cohen says Trump knew payments were wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Cohen and President Donald Trump (all times local):4 p.m.President Donald Trump's...

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Beto O'Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When it comes to a 2020 presidential run, Beto O'Rourke is still playing hard to get — even as the buzz...

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Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are reportedly investigating the finances of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee...

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Police want direct talk with missing Colorado woman's fiance

DENVER (AP) — An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman urged her fiance to speak with investigators, saying...

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Slain US student texted friend about roommate's threat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment had texted a friend in...

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J&J hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson on Friday forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of...

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UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's public university system rejected a proposal Friday to build a $5 million structure...

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Former University of Tulsa student sentenced for assault

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old former University of Tulsa student has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading...

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Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries...

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Utah senator says he regrets 'irresponsible' Trump remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is backtracking after saying this week that he wasn't concerned that prosecutors have...

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The Latest: Coach OK with players signing anti-statue letter

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a meeting by a North Carolina statewide university board to consider the fate of a...

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Speeches, holiday carols, confetti usher in new era for Oklahoma City transit

Streetcar service will be free for the first three weeks; transit officials anticipate a busy opening weekend.

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Woman punches bear, gets help from dog to survive attack

A woman survived a mauling by a bear by repeatedly punching the animal and crawling into a bush as her Chihuahua-mix distracted...

Less mythical, but more successful, describes Saban to Bryant

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Bear Bryant remains a mystical figure in Alabama lore, but Saban's championships means he's gaining in status

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State lawmakers urge clemency for woman convicted as teen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several Democratic Tennessee lawmakers are urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to grant clemency to a...

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Markets Right Now: S&P 500 sinks to lowest level since April

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks ended the week with a steep loss...

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AP source: NFL fines umpire $9,300, reinstates him

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the move says the NFL has fined umpire Roy Ellison $9,300 and reinstated him from...

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Oklahoma Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt reappoints 2 Fallin picks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt's latest cabinet-level appointments are the first holdovers from the...

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The Latest: Holder group promises lame-duck lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on lame duck legislation signed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (all times local):2:25 p.m.A...

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Catholic store murder suspect identified in another assault

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious...

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CORRECTS: Michigan governor signs laws to delay, scale back citizen-initiated minimum wage and paid sick leave measures

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — CORRECTS: Michigan governor signs laws to delay, scale back citizen-initiated minimum wage and paid sick...

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Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

WASHINGTON (AP) — In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald...

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Comedian Lange avoids jail time despite positive drug test

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has spared comedian Artie Lange jail time even though he tested positive for cocaine and...

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The Latest: Pompeo condemns China's detention of 2 Canadians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on talks between the U.S. and Canada (all times local):___1:50 p.m.U.S. Secretary of State Mike...

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One 'nebulous' word sends sparks flying over Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — As if the Brexit negotiations aren't tense enough, a "nebulous" linguistic fog briefly spread across the...

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Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

MADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than...

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Video: Oklahoma City Streetcar grand opening ceremony

Watch video of the ceremony Friday morning.

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FIS intends to strip Luitz of win for using oxygen mask

SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — The International Ski Federation intends to strip German racer Stefan Luitz of his first...

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OKC man arrested Thursday on terrorist hoax complaint

A 34-year-old Oklahoma City man previously charged with making a terrorist hoax was arrested Thursday after police allege he...

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Royals reveal the images on their Christmas cards

LONDON (AP) — British officials have released the photos chosen by members of the royal family for their Christmas cards.Prince...

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Nancy Wilson, Grammy winning jazz singer, dies at 81

Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and...

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That 'live check' promises cash, but there's a catch

Have you received a preapproved offer in the mail this holiday season that looks like a check, made out to you and ready to...

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School defends expulsion of Wade family friend

PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida prep school at the center of a dispute over the expulsion of a student who is friends...

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Lebanese wary as Israel destroys Hezbollah border tunnels

MAYS AL-JABAL, Lebanon (AP) — As Israeli excavators dug into the rocky hills along the frontier with a Lebanese village, a...

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Pedestrian struck, killed in SE OKC Friday

A person was killed after being struck by a vehicle in southeast Oklahoma City Friday, police said.

Dems will push Medicaid expansion — at Capitol or ballot box

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House Democrats plan to push for Medicaid expansion in 2019, inviting Republicans to help craft their own plan or risk a statewide vote in a few years, a step several other conservative states have taken.

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Bangladesh opposition leader's motorcade allegedly attacked

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Supporters of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League party led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina allegedly...

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Volkswagen on track to break last year's sales record

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen, which last year vied for the title of world's largest carmaker, says it is on track to...

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Nonprofit to open night shelter for OKC's most vulnerable

An Oklahoma City nonprofit is planning to open a homeless shelter to house some of the city's most vulnerable people. CityCare...

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Oil well leak cleaned up in southeast Oklahoma City

Crews worked to clean up a southeast Oklahoma City oil spill.

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Streetcar fits into wider OKC transit goals

Mayor David Holt says inaugurating the Oklahoma City Streetcar is "a big item checked off the list" of initiatives intended to...

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Hitting the rails

After a rigorous safety review, two years of construction and six months of testing and training, the Oklahoma City Streetcar...

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3 women stabbed in German city, unclear if attacks linked

BERLIN (AP) — Three women have been stabbed and wounded in the German city of Nuremberg, police said Friday as they...

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Truck crashes through home, misses sleeping woman

TEMPLETON, Mass. (AP) — A pickup truck has smashed through a home in Massachusetts, barely missing a woman who was asleep on...

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US soldier dies in non-combat incident in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. military says an American service member has died in a non-combat-related incident in...

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Meier scores 2 goals to lead Sharks past Stars 3-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — On a night when they didn't necessarily play their best game, the San Jose Sharks found a way to rise...

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Nowitzki returns but Mavs lose to Suns 99-89

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have just five wins this season, and two have come against the Dallas Mavericks.The latest was...

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UN climate talks inch forward, appear headed for overtime

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Agreement on the fine print of the Paris climate accord drew closer Thursday, three years after...

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Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators voted Thursday to recommend that the U.S. end its assistance to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen...

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OKC officer involved in Thursday wreck

An on-duty Oklahoma City police officer was involved in a Thursday afternoon wreck.

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Bomb threats reported in Oklahoma, across US

Multiple bomb threats were made toward businesses in Oklahoma City Thursday, including at Wiley Post Airport.

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Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging...

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Israel launches West Bank crackdown after Palestinian attack

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's military launched a West Bank manhunt Thursday, setting up checkpoints and blocking roads,...

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Oil well leak reported Wednesday night in southeast Oklahoma City

An oil well leak was reported in southeast Oklahoma City Wednesday night.

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Eurozone stimulus program to end as growth worries resurface

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is ending the massive stimulus program that helped nurse the eurozone...

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Wind advisory issued Thursday in central Oklahoma, 90 percent chance for rain in OKC

A wind advisory is in effect for central Oklahoma Thursday. A high wind warning has been issued in western Oklahoma

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Former nicotine research monkeys now at primate sanctuary

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — More than two dozen monkeys that were test subjects in nicotine addiction research denounced by...

Red Earth Art Center celebrating American Indian culture with Treefest

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On view through Jan. 4 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City, Red Earth Treefest is an exhibit featuring 20 holiday evergreens decorated with handmade ornaments created to spotlight the distinctive cultures of Oklahoma-based...

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Will Rogers World Airport has second consecutive record-setting year

For the second consecutive year, Will Rogers World Airport has set a record for passenger traffic.

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Cousin Eddie's hat theft leads to novel idea for donating warm clothing

The theft of a hat on a statue in an Oklahoma City yard leads to a novel way of donating warm clothes to the homeless.

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Options abound for getting around downtown

This is not your father's downtown Oklahoma City. Scooters and streetcars and buses, oh my!

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Judge tosses challenge to Oklahoma's abortion waiting period

An Oklahoma County judge tossed out a challenge to a law extending the time women must wait before an abortion, but the law’s...

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Montenegro to try in absentia suspect in failed coup

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A Montenegrin court says it will try in absentia a suspect in a failed 2016 pro-Russia coup who...

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Sweden arrests 1 person suspected of preparing attack

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A man has been arrested in western Sweden on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack, the country's security...

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Barack Obama receives RFK Human Rights award at NYC gala

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award at a...

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AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Doug Jones said Alabama's soybean farmers and automobile manufacturers are "scared to death" over...

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Investigation into ethics complaint against Oklahoma City police chief completed

Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty has been accused in an ethics complaint of retaliating against the top four officers...

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China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a...

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SC teen pleads guilty to murder in death of father, boy

A 16-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of murder for fatally shooting his father in their home and a 6-year-old...

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'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's one-time fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for...

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The Latest: Media firm that aided Trump won't be prosecuted

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michael Cohen, a former lawyer for President Donald Trump (all times...

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The Latest: France issues wanted poster for shooting suspect

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local):8:15French...

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UK's May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a political crisis over her Brexit deal Wednesday, winning a...

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Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record...

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Norman district to pay bus crash victims $1 million

In a statement, Norman Public Schools Superintendent Nick Migliorino said the court’s involvement assures that all claimants...

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The Latest: Florida panel recommends arming some teachers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times...

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Trump, Democrats dig in for fight over border-wall funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders were digging in Wednesday for a fight over government funding, a day after a combative...

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Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to...

Oil imports continue despite production growth

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U.S. oil production and export capacity both are expanding rapidly, but don't expect imports to end anytime soon. The country's production surged to 11.7 million barrels of oil per day in the last week of November, according to the U.S. Energy...

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Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey will launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria "within a few...

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US urges UN to ban Iran nuclear missiles, keep arms embargo

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to again ban Iranian...

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Panel considers overhaul of antiquated Georgia voting system

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A commission considering a replacement for Georgia's antiquated voting system plans to hold a last meeting in...

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OKC police investigating fatal Wednesday motorcycle wreck

One person is dead after a Wednesday motorcycle wreck in southeast Oklahoma City.

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The Latest: UK's May grateful for vote keeping her in office

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on political turmoil in Britain (all times local):9:40 p.m.Prime Minister Theresa May says she is...

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Suit: Drop 'good moral character' cosmetologist requirement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Is good moral character required to wax eyebrows and give facials?In the state of Pennsylvania it is, and...

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Mom whose toddler was yanked by police resolves another case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A mother who was violently separated from her toddler by New York police in a widely viewed videotaped...

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Sewage from Mexico spill flows north into California waters

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Millions of gallons of raw sewage has spilled into Mexico's Tijuana River and is flowing north...

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AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

WASHINGTON (AP) — At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new...

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Flacco loses job as Ravens starting QB; Jackson takes over

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — As he worked diligently for more than a month to return from a potentially dangerous hip injury, Joe...

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The Latest: Russian envoy knocks UN policy on Iran

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. Security Council session on Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal (all...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage.

Anniversaries for Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.

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The Latest: Yemen rebels accept some of UN envoy's proposals

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Yemen's four-year civil war (all times local):9:40 p.m.Yemen's rebels at...

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'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

NEW YORK (AP) — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble...

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NBA fines Suns forward Warren $15K for comment to ref

NEW YORK (AP) — Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for directing inappropriate language toward...

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Ex-judges to ICE: End immigration arrests at courthouses

BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests...

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Parents of teen killed by officer sue his former employer

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parents of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by an East Pittsburgh police officer as he fled...

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Hatch laments loss of civility for US Senate in 'crisis'

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah bemoaned the disappearance of political civility, kinship and...

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US Attorney says National Enquirer parent company won't be prosecuted over efforts to protect Trump during 2016 campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — US Attorney says National Enquirer parent company won't be prosecuted over efforts to protect Trump during 2016...

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Teen says she felt harassed in recorded deputy altercation

LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A teenage girl from North Carolina who filmed a deputy tackling her sister says she felt harassed...

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Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

NEW DELHI (AP) — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be...

Cynthia Circle became Quarterback Alley in Norman

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Only 15 houses sat on Cynthia Circle, but the 33 kids that grew up there made memories to last a lifetime

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Hungary: Lawmakers OK labor code changes seen as 'slave law'

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's parliament on Wednesday approved amendments to the labor code — changes that trade unions...

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6 charged in '11 killing of US bank executive in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities announced Wednesday that they have solved the high-profile killing of a New...

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Police investigating after body found in OKC field Tuesday

A construction worker discovered a decomposing body near northeast Oklahoma City Tuesday morning, police said.

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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — An earthquake that struck eastern Tennessee early Wednesday could be felt as far away as Atlanta, the...

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OKC man shot over pair of Air Jordans

An Oklahoma City man was shot Tuesday afternoon trying to sell a pair of Nike Air Jordan’s, police reported.

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Arrest in South Carolina hit-and-run death of crossing guard

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged nearly two months after a 73-year-old crossing guard who died...

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Spice spat: Old Bay sues New Bae for trademark infringement

BALTIMORE (AP) — A clash of seasonings is looming in federal court, as Maryland's Old Bay seeks to protect its trademark in a...

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AP source: Biden to meet with family as he ponders 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is wrapping up a busy stretch of events this week before stepping out of the public eye to hold...

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Report: China could allow more access for foreign companies

WASHINGTON (AP) — A media reports suggest Beijing is scrapping its "Made in China" industrial policy criticized by the Trump...

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'Little League for esports' hopes to organize youth gaming

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Pineda plays a lot of video games, but he's best at "Minecraft." Hunched over a laptop in...

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Spanish PM compares 'lies' of Brexit and Catalan separatists

MADRID (AP) — Spain's prime minister on Wednesday compared secession efforts in the northeastern region of Catalonia to...

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Groups end ties with club that denied black applicant

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina social club's decision to deny membership to a doctor who would have been its first...

Sunny Wednesday, chances for rain, snow ahead Thursday in OKC

Sunny skies are expected Wednesday, then chances for rain and snow are ahead Thursday in Oklahoma City. A high wind watch has...

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Parents to discuss 'Emerging from the Storm of Addiction'

'Emerging from the Storm of Addiction into Recovery' will be the topic of the Dec. 18 meeting of the Edmond chapter of Parents...

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Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma awards grant to Bishop McGuinness art program

The Catholic Foundation has awarded Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School a $1,000 grant to assist in buying an electric kiln.

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage.

Anniversaries for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.

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Q&A with Adam Luck: One-night census count offers insights for addressing local homelessness

Insights from Point in Time Count Q: What is the current situation regarding homelessness in Oklahoma City? A: Overall...

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OKC woman offers free 'mom hugs' to LGBTQ community

Woman of faith turns her fear for her gay son into a celebration of him and launched Free Mom Hugs, a worldwide movement that...

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Colonial Christmas decorating to be theme of Edmond Genealogical Society meeting

'Decorating for Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg' program to be presented at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Edmond Genealogical...

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Rapid transit bus line to link downtown with northwest OKC

A federal grant will help connect key parts of Oklahoma City with rapid bus transit.

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All aboard!

Children can ride the rails with Santa Dec. 15 and 22 at the Oklahoma Railway Museum, 3400 NE Grand Blvd.

Former OU football player gets 5 years for fraud scheme

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Former OU Sooners wide receiver T.J. Hamilton gets five years for financial scams.

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Construction starts on Heartland headquarters

Civic and business leaders gathered Tuesday to celebrate the start of construction for a $40 million headquarters that will...

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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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PC West plans lively Yuletide celebration

Putnam City West High School’s annual Yuletide program will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the school's auditorium, 8500 NW 23.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Eyes in the sky capture carbon, other climate culprits

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — A growing fleet of satellites is monitoring man-made greenhouse gas emissions from space, spurred by...

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Greece cancels pension cuts after budget improvements

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers have voted to cancel a major round of pension cuts which were to take effect on Jan. 1,...

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3 officers shot serving warrant on Texas man; suspect dead

HOUSTON (AP) — Three officers have been shot while serving a family violence warrant at a Houston-area home. The suspect was...

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Malaysian ex-PM slapped with new charge over 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged Wednesday with tampering with the final...

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Study: Burglars could hack smart sprinkler to disable alarm

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Computer scientists at William & Mary in Virginia say burglars could potentially break into houses...

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Cold-stunned turtles flown from New England to Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp's ridley sea turtles rescued off New England's coast have arrived in...

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Huawei CFO gets bail; China detains ex-Canadian diplomat

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United...

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Bishop McGuinness students collect canned goods during annual food drive

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School students recently collected enough canned goods in their annual food drive to prepare...

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Council candidate bumped from ballot, 12 remain for February primary

Steve Hunt, a candidate in Ward 5, has not been registered to vote in the ward long enough to qualify for the ballot, election...

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California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn star Stormy Daniels must pay President Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his attorneys' fees and another...

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Trump threatens shutdown in wild encounter with Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a wild Oval Office confrontation, President Donald Trump heatedly threatened to shut down the U.S....

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Oklahoma woman arrested after juvenile found in Kansas

EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the grandmother of a 17-year-old Oklahoma boy with special needs who was found...

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'Many' candidates vying for chief of staff job, Trump says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be...

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Lawsuit: Gas company knew rig was unsafe before explosion

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Drilling company officials ignored multiple warnings that safety equipment at an Oklahoma gas well was...

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With service set to begin Friday, observations regarding the downtown streetcar

Streetcars will run seven days per week the first three weeks; check the info pylons at any of the 22 boarding platforms for...

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'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a...

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Briton arrested in Egypt on spying charges says he is free

CAIRO (AP) — A British-Libyan tourist says Egyptian authorities released him two weeks after he was arrested over a video he...

OKC man gets seven years in DUI, manslaughter case

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OKC man gets seven years in DUI, manslaughter case

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Japan seeks 1st aircraft carrier to deploy stealth fighters

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is seeking to possess its first aircraft carrier to allow for the deployment of U.S.-made stealth fighters...

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Warmer temperatures Tuesday in Oklahoma City, windy afternoon to increase wildfire danger

The high temperature Tuesday in Oklahoma City will be near 59 degrees. Winds will increase wildfire danger

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OKC transportation to expand with bus route

The announcement of Oklahoma City winning a $14.3 million federal grant for bus rapid transit (BRT) was the major topic of...