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Keeping up with The Roaming Stones

Renzi Stone, CEO of the Oklahoma City public relations and marketing firm Saxum, is traveling around the world with his family...

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Oklahoma teachers accused of sexual misconduct

A former Bristow Public Schools teacher was arrested Wednesday, accused of having sexual contact with a student.

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Democratic House leader announces resignation

Will Democrat Scott Inman's resignation break the budget stalemate

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A few headlines to start your Tuesday.

Good morning. Here are a few headlines to start your Tuesday.

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Rabid bat found at OKC Zoo

The bat was found inside the zoo on Oct. 1. Officials are asking those who might have had contact with it to get tested for...

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Memories of War: Japanese kid leads OKC scrap metal drive

Eugene Nakayama studied at Millwood School in October 1942. The 13-year-old was born in Colorado, the son of immigrants from...

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Memories of War: Bettie Davis visit dazzles OKC

By fall 1942 America was on its war footing and the government was looking for ways to help pay for the war. That's where war...

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Wayback Wednesday: Death of the people's princess

Twenty years ago today Princess Diana was killed in a car crash inside a tunnel in Paris. Her death led to an outpouring of...

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Metro Library System executive director let go

Tim Rogers had served as the library system head for two years.

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Headlines to start your Friday morning

Good morning. It's Friday. Here are a few headlines to start your day.

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Headlines to start your Thursday morning

It's Thursday. Here are some headlines to start your day.

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Top 10 most downloaded songs at the library

Yes, you can download music from the library. The Metropolitan Library System has ranked the top 10 most downloaded songs from...

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Silver Dollar City's new roller coaster is bananas

Silver Dollar City unveiled its plans for the new Time Traveler attraction at the Branson theme park. The $26 million roller...

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The 5 most downloaded audiobooks of 2017

The Metropolitan Library System has tabulated the top audiobooks downloaded so far this year.

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Memories of War: OKC brother and sister pen patriotic song

By August 20, 1942 the United States was on a wartime footing. Propaganda posters, victory gardens and music were just some of...

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Wayback Wednesday: Back to school ads of yesteryear

I always hated the advertisements for back-to-school stuff. Why? Because it meant summer was almost over and long school days...

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OKC Zoo launches tiger cub cam

The Oklahoma City Zoo has launched a 24-hour-a-day "tiger cub cam" on its website that will give viewers a chance to check out...

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Wayback Wednesday: Death of a counterculture icon

The sixties were chocked full of musicians that

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Wayback Wednesday: The big world of old cellular

Before we became a species of screen gazing automatons, cell phones were a novelty act reserved for people that looked like...

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Getting to the Olympics is hard work. Athletes can train for years only to come up short. Some never even get close. That's why...

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Photos: Tiger cub arrives in OKC

Early efforts to integrate a tiger cub from the Philadelphia Zoo into a newborn litter in Oklahoma City have shown signs of...

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Wayback Wednesday: When "turning 21" became a thing

Anyone who has ever imbibed an alcoholic beverage can draw a line between the time they did it illegally and legally for the...

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10 Oklahoman Photos of the Week

Our photographers work very hard to capture the news each week. Here are a few of the photos that made our readers turn their...

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Battle of Honey Springs to be commemorated

CHECOTAH -- Perhaps the most important battle in the Oklahoma territory’s civil war history will be remembered Saturday. The...

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The Morning Brew: July Fourth by the numbers

Here are your headlines for Independence Day 2017:

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Wayback Wednesday: First Corvette rolls off the line

It's either the coolest car ever produced, or the unofficial emblem of the American mid-life crisis. Or both. Either way this...

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South Africa journey Part V: Cape Town or bust

The monitor inside King Shaka International Airport in Durban listed the day's headlines in South African news. As I scanned...

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South Africa journey Part IV: Phinda delivers

Travel brochures are made to trick our eyes. A cruise ship room usually looks cavernous online or in a brochure. Those people...

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Wayback Wednesday: Jaws released

If you turn 42 this year, congrats, you were born the same year Jaws was released. Bonus points for the actual date: June 20,...

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What is Oklahoma doing to fill the skills gap?

Oklahoma has more than 60,000 unfilled jobs, and about 18,000 are occupations deemed critical to growing Oklahoma’s economy....

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Wayback Wednesday: Old movies shot in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a long way from Hollywood. And that's why when films are shot in our state, even if it's just a few scenes, it...

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Upscale shopping may come to Edmond despite overwhelming opposition

Learn the latest about the proposed The Shops at Spring Creek. Opponents are talking to the developer and said the much-hated...

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Wayback Wednesday: Hands Across America

The eighties were a vibrant time for pop culture. Parachute pants, Rubicks cubes and Madonna, and that doesn't even begin to...

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Oklahoma City University School of Law building has rich history

The landmark building that now serves as home to Oklahoma City University's School of Law has a rich history that dates back...

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Most popular Oklahoma baby names of 2016

The Social Security Administration has released the most popular baby names of 2016.

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Airport officials warn about possibility of flight delays, cancellations

With severe weather expected Thursday, officials at Will Rogers World Airport are encouraging people to check the status of...

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Suspicious device found near Oklahoma City synagogue

Police have shut down N Francis Avenue  in northwest Oklahoma City Thursday due to a suspicious device being found by a...

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Frank Keating to be interviewed for FBI director post

Former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating is among four candidates to be interviewed for the director post at the FBI, White House...

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Mannsville students still working to honor Oklahombi

Students at Mannsville School in Johnston County began a project aimed at getting the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to...

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Memories of War: Durant pilot fights for the RAF

Moran Morris was born in Caddo and grew up in Duran and attended school at the now defunct Oklahoma Military Academy. He was 24...

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How former GM Plant never became a pox on OKC

When GM announced in 2005 it would close its Oklahoma City plant, the factory could have sat vacant, but city leaders...

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Memories of War: Springtime brings bad news to Oklahoma

Early May 1942 brought with it tough news that wasn't completely unexpected. During the first four months of the war Oklahoma...

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Celebrating National Eat What You Want Day

Looking for an excuse to satisfy your junk food cravings? Thursday is National Eat What You Want Day. Just don't think about...

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M/S World not your typical cruise ship

People like cruises. The industry is worth tens of billions annually worldwide. But not everyone likes the hustle and bustle of...

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Juvenile jumps into OKC Zoo animal enclosure

The boy was issued a citation for trespassing.

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Three Oklahoma students named 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Students from Newalla, Tulsa and Broken Arrow among 161 high school seniors named to the 53rd class of U.S. Presidential Scholars.

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Memories of War: Thanks for your letters, photos and stories

Since The Oklahoman began its Memories of War project in December the response from readers has been overwhelming. More than...

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Wayback Wednesday: May 3, 1999

Today marks 18 years since the May 3, 1999 tornado.

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Hickman named to Oklahoma higher education board

The governor has appointed former House Speaker Jeff Hickman to a nine-year term on the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher...

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Trivia Tuesday: Festival of the Arts, OKC architecture

It's time for some trivia. We took our questions to the Festival of the Arts and put a few people to the test. Watch the...

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MAPS: Oklahoma sees half as many earthquakes at this time last year

Oklahoma experienced half the number of 3.0 or higher quakes recorded in April 2016.

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Oklahoman journalists win Great Plains awards

TULSA -- The Tulsa Press Club announced the 2017 Great Plains Journalism Awards winners Monday.  The Great Plains...

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OSU junior named 2017 Udall Scholar

Oklahoma State University student Emma Kincade has earned a Udall Scholarship for her student leadership and health-related...

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School bus involved in accident

A school bus was one of three vehicles involved in an accident at 3:55 p.m. north of the intersection of Memorial Road and...

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Child abuse education book readings set

Workers at the CARE Center in Oklahoma City have written a children's book to be used in child abuse education.

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Wayback Wednesday: The dawn of "New Coke"

Coca-Cola gave way to New Coke in the mid 1980's

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The Morning Brew: Arkansas executes two inmates amid controversy

Arkansas executed two inmates Monday night.

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A few questions from this month's Edmond Live Chat

During Thursday's Edmond Live Chat we talked about everything Edmond. Here are just a few things we talked about this week.

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Cruise itineraries: Buyer beware

Unless you're traveling on one of Royal Caribbean's 220,000 ton behemoths chances are when you book a cruise you're doing so at...

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Contest: Send us your summer vacation photos!

The summer vacation season is fast approaching. And we're holding a contest. Whether you're heading to Broken Bow or Berlin or...

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Support for the Survivor Tree

The American elm tree that survived the Oklahoma City bombing 22 years ago stands as a symbol of hope and strength. Here is a...

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Memories of War: Navy vet recalls Doolittle Raid

As a strategic military operation, the Doolittle Raid didn't amount to much. But as a morale booster, it was exactly what the...

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Wayback Wednesday: Stay gold, Pony Boy

Fifty years ago, a teenager navigating high school life in 1960's Tulsa sat down to pen one of the most important books in...

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Logan County manhunt suspect in custody, official reports

The man accused of fatally shooting a Logan County sheriff's deputy Tuesday is in custody, according to Logan County Sheriff...

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The Morning Brew: Facebook Live killer still on the loose

Blake Shelton settles a lawsuit and new exhibit debuts at the Oklahoma History Center.

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Edmond keeps on growing

Edmond later this year will be the home of a new full-service hotel and conference center. Edmond became part of the $37...

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Five reasons to visit Edmond Farmers Market

Edmond Farmers Market opens Saturday in downtown Edmond. The market will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays through the...

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OKC traffic alert: Rain causes delays Thursday

Slippery roads are causing traffic problems for motorists on their evening commute in Oklahoma City Thursday. Accidents have...

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Five things: Iconic planes of Tinker

During its 75 year history, the Midwest Air Depot, now known as Tinker Air Force Base, has hosted thousands of planes of all...

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A look at Oklahoma's most popular specialty license plates

Here's a look at Oklahoma's 10 most popular specialty license plates in 2016, based on a report from the Oklahoma Tax Commission.

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U.S. Sen. James Lankford responds to airstrikes in Syria

U.S. Sen. James Lankford issued a statement about the U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

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U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe responds to U.S. airstrike on Syria

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe issued a statement Friday regarding the U.S. missile strike in Syria.

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U.S. Rep. Tom Cole issues statement about missile strike against Syria

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole issued a statement Friday about the U.S. missile strike against Syria.

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Tracking every Oklahoma City homicide

The Oklahoman's homicide page provides an interactive map and ongoing coverage that tracks every homicide that occurs in...

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Wayback Wednesday: Generation X loses an icon

Kurt Cobain and Nirvana weren't everyone's cup of tea. But if you were a child of the 1980's and had your fill of hairbands and...

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Runoff election: Interviews with Oklahoma City school board candidates

Six people are seeking three spots in Tuesday's school board runoff election, including Paula Lewis and Stanley Hupfeld, who...

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Five things to know about the Edmond election

Edmond voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to decide the fate of a city council decision to rezone property to allow for...

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What you need to know about Norman’s City Council Ward 5 Runoff

A runoff election between incumbent James Chappel and Sereta Wilson will determine the winner Tuesday of the city’s Ward 5 city...

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What you need to know about Edmond's rezoning questions

Voters in Edmond will go to the polls on Tuesday, April 4 to decide the fate of a city council decision to rezone property just...

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Oklahoma Earthquake Maps: 4.1 magnitude quake recorded near Medford

Oklahoma had a few more 3.0 and higher earthquakes this month compared to February, including a 4.1 magnitude quake in Grant...

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Memories of War: "The worst hell a soldier could imagine"

Attached are some pictures of my father. My father rarely talked about his war experience. Probably because he was a Japanese...

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Wayback Wedneday: Na-Na-Na-Na Batman!

The superhero world was never the same after the debut of Batman in Detective Comics #27 on March 30, 1939. Yes, the cover...

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Memories of War: Oklahoma's kids join the fight

Seven year-old Dow Dozier was busy playing at a friend's house when the news broke that the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor....

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PBS travel guru Rick Steves to speak at Oklahoma Christian

Tickets are still available for Rick Steves' travel presentation at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at Oklahoma Christian University's...

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Trivia Tuesday: Oklahoma history, events

It's time for some trivia. We took our questions to Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City and put a few people to the test.

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Five of the most common trees in Oklahoma City parks

A look at five of the most common trees growing in Oklahoma City parks, based on a survey of more than 19,000 trees in 134 parks.

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Video: The Navy is testing one bad gun

The Navy is testing a wicked powerful electromagnetic gun

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16 places to visit while you're in OKC for the Sweet 16

Good morning, visitors, and welcome to Oklahoma City. We hope your flight was a good one.

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Memories of War: The "Wild Man" gets his due

James Morehead was known as the "Wild Man" for his bravery and flying acumen.

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Wayback Wednesday: The greatest TV cliffhanger of all time

Jon Snow and Glenn Rhee might be two examples of high profile television characters caught up in cover your eyes, highly...

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5 agencies the Trump budget proposal would eliminate

President Donald Trump released his first budget proposal on Thursday, including $54 million in cuts to federal agencies. The...

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11 Oklahoma politicians who ran afoul of the law

No doubt, the history of political shenanigans in Oklahoma is long and colorful. A 2014 study by researchers at Indiana...

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Local refugee resettlement agency makes staffing changes in response to executive order

With President Donald Trump's revised executive order suspending the nation's refugee program slated to take effect this week,...

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Wayback Wednesday: Reagan comes to town

A year after he was almost assassinated by John Hinckley Jr. while leaving a speaking engagement at a Washington DC hotel,...

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Recent changes to Oklahoma’s traffic laws

Much of Oklahoma’s rules of the road were first adopted in 1961, but the law has changed over time. This year, lawmakers are...

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What day of the week is crime most common?

Oklahoma City police respond to thousands of 911 calls a year. But some crimes are more common on certain days of the week.

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Nine Oklahoma 'hate bills' under LGBTQ scrutiny

LGBTQ activists continue to track proposed Oklahoma bills and resolutions they say are discriminatory and have characterized as...

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Oklahoma City apartments with highest number of serious assaults

From 2011 to 2016, 11 of Oklahoma City's 20 most common addresses for aggravated assaults and assaults with a deadly weapon...

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Five moments in Tinker history

Over its 75 year history Tinker Air Force Base has been a hub for the military and for civilian jobs in central Oklahoma. The...

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MAPS: Last 30 days of Oklahoma earthquakes

Within the last 30 days, only 17 quakes with a magnitude of 3.0 or higher were recorded, according to the Oklahoma Geological...

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Oklahoma's five most-hated trees

These trees are invasive species, cause allergies or expensive property damage

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Trivia Tuesday: Black History Month

It's Black History Month, so we took our trivia to Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City and put a few people to the test.

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Memories of War : Oklahoma City's POWs

At least 55 Oklahomans were captured by the Japanese during the early days of World War II, including at least nine from...

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A look at NCAA Graduation Success Rates for Oklahoma's student-athletes

A look at NCAA Graduation Success Rates and Academic Success Rates for Oklahoma's Division I and Division II student-athletes.

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A look back at Mick Cornett's career

Mick Cornett, Oklahoma City's longest serving mayor announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election. Cornett had served...

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5 things from civil rights activist Diane Nash

Staff Writer Carla Hinton shares more from her interview with Diane Nash, a civil rights activist who visited the metro area on...

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Wayback Wednesday: The simple world of old cable

As hard as it might be for millennials, and even younger people to understand, Cable TV was a big deal back in the late 1970's...

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Edmond Chat: Five things to know

I held a live chat on Thursday where we talked about what is going on in Edmond. People were interested in what is new, what is...

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Five questions and answers from Sen. Lankford's telephone town hall

U.S. Sen. James Lankford hosted a live telephone town hall Thursday night for thousands of listeners across Oklahoma.

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LISTEN: Sen. James Lankford hosts telephone town hall meeting

U.S. Sen. James Lankford hosted a telephone town hall meeting on Thursday night. During the call, he took questions from...

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Oklahoma officials haven't been notified of possible National Guard activation

Officials in Oklahoma haven't been notified about any potential plans to activate National Guard troops for immigration raids.

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Urban-suburban divide shown in board chair race

While the Oklahoma City Public Schools district is mostly considered an urban school system, the precinct breakdown from...

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The Morning Brew: Abortion bill draws international interest

A bill by an Oklahoma lawmaker would require fathers to sign off on abortions.

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Wayback Wednesday: The FBI file on Ralph Ellison

Sixty-five years ago  Ralph Ellison's seminal work "Invisible Man" was published making him a star in the literary world....

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5 things about Norman's city council elections

Eight candidates will be vying for three city council seats as voters go to the polls Tuesday in Norman. Here are five things...

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5 things about Edmond's school bond election

Edmond voters will go to the polls Tuesday to vote on a school bond, and elect one school board member. Here are five things...

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5 things about Tuesday's Oklahoma City Council election

Oklahoma City voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote on four Oklahoma City Council seats.

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On teacher pay, you spoke up

Capitol Bureau Chief Dale Denwalt breaks down the more than 1,100 responses to NewsOK's interactive teacher pay tool.

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Suspect in Norman fatal shootings kills self

An estranged husband killed shot and killed his wife and her divorce attorney Wednesday morning before turning the gun on...

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Norman Police provide dramatic details on killings

Norman Police provide details on killings by Timothy Michael Deffner

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Judge details court dealings with shooter

Cleveland County judge details court hearings with shooter Timothy Michael Deffner

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Photos of Norman shooting victims and suspect

A Norman man shot and killed his estranged wife and her divorce attorney late Tuesday night before turning the gun on himself,...

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Norman police report signs of forced entry

Norman attorney Bryan Young shot at his home.

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Victim of Norman shooting had taken out protective order against suspect, court records show

A woman killed Wednesday morning in a shooting in Norman had taken out a victim protective order against her husband, the...

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Bethany library to move to temporary location

BETHANY -- The Bethany Library will move to a temporary space on Monday, Mar. 6, 2017, as construction begins on the existing...

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Shooting suspect's car found in Pottawatomie County

A car belonging to a suspect in two killings in Norman was found Monday morning in Pottawatomie County, the Pottawatomie County...

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Wayback Wednesday: Operation Bongo rocks OKC

The winter, spring and summer of 1964 wasn't exactly peaceful in Oklahoma City. There was an angry dispute over where a new...

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5 takeaways from Gov. Mary Fallin's State of the State Address

Gov. Mary Fallin kicked off the 2017 legislative session Monday afternoon, delivering her 7th State of the State Address. Here...

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Memories of War: Scenes from Oklahoma's war machine

Midwest City became a hub of aviation activity during World War II, and that legacy lives on today at Tinker Air Force Base...

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Wayback Wednesday: Death of Oklahoma's Bandit Queen

If it's not obvious from the photo above, Belle Starr wasn't someone you wanted to mess with if you happened to be walking...

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MAPS: Number of 3.0, higher earthquakes in January down from a year ago

Fewer 3.0 and higher magnitude earthquakes rattled Oklahoma in January than the previous time period last year.

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Memories of War: The first Oklahomans to die

Oklahomans died at Pearl Harbor, the first salvo in what would become a 4-year-journey into war. But then the draft began. And...

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Members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation react to executive order on immigration

Some members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation have issued statements regarding President Donald Trump's executive order...

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Two more members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation react to executive order on immigration

Two more members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation have issued statements responding to President Donald Trump's executive...

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Congressman Lucas responds to Trump's executive order on immigration

U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas issued a statement Monday in response to President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

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U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine reacts to executive order on immigration

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine issued a statement Monday afternoon regarding President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

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Demonstrators to gather Monday at OU to protest Trump refugee ban

Demonstrators will meet at noon Monday on OU's South Oval. The rally is scheduled to last until 2 p.m., according to a Facebook...

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U.S. Sen. James Lankford issues statement on Trump's executive order on immigration

U.S. Sen. James Lankford issued a statement Sunday regarding President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

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The Morning Brew: Trump's immigration order prompts protests, confusion across the country

Welcome to Monday. Here are a few headlines to start your week.

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Tinker timeline

1940 16 Oct. Twelve Oklahoma City civic leaders meet to establish the Industries Foundation, a trust through which the Oklahoma...

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How Tinker's gates got their names

Most people who drive by Tinker Air Force Base have seen signs for Douglas Gate or Marauder Gate. These are entrances both...

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Memories of War: From girdles to gasoline, rationing comes to Oklahoma

By the beginning of 1942, the initial shock of Pearl Harbor and the United States' entry into World War II were beginning to...

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Memories of War : Oklahoma's pacifists

World War II brought the country together like never before. War bonds were sold. Scrap metal drives were held. People were...

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Wayback Wednesday: The totally nuclear eighties

Nuclear weapons are in the news again. Who has them? How many? Under what circumstances might they be used? But back in the...

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A look back at President Trump's visits to Oklahoma

Donald Trump visited Oklahoma on multiple occasions during his campaign for the presidency. Trump took the oath of...

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A look back at President Obama's visits to Oklahoma

President Barack Obama made several visits to Oklahoma during his presidency, to talk about energy policy in 2012, to comfort...

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Memories of War: The rituals of patriotism

As America began its long path through the war, patriotism was in fashion. The January 27, 1942 edition of The Oklahoman...

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The Road Ahead: Chat with Ben Felder about the series

Join The Oklahoman's Ben Felder for a chat at 10 a.m. Friday to discuss his six-part series "The Road Ahead."

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The Precinct: A look back at the 2016 Presidential Election

Ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony on Thursday, let's take a look back at the presidential election.

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Wayback Wednesday: Prohibition bummer begins

As crazy as it might sound to those of us living in the modern, fast-paced 21st century with our gadgets and fancy shmansy ard...

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Ringling Bros. Circus has history in Oklahoma shows

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will perform its last act in May after more than 140 years. Kenneth Feld,...

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Trivia Tuesday: Oklahoma history, 2017 goals

Put your Oklahoma history knowledge to the test. Check out the video above for the first set of questions and take our bonus...

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Memories of War: Censoring Oklahoma weather reports

One of the most famous phrases to come out of World War II was "Loose lips sink ships". The point was, the more people talk...

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MAP: OKC Snow Routes

Before winter weather hits, be prepared. Check out the snow routes in Oklahoma City.

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Memories of War: Vintage wartime advertising

Taking a look back at how The Oklahoman covered World War II and its impact on the state is an interesting experience that...

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Join us for a winter storm chat with NWS Norman meteorologist Rick Smith

A winter storm watch is in effect for much of central and western Oklahoma from Friday morning through late Saturday night,...

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A look at the unsolved 2016 Oklahoma City homicides

Twenty-one of the 78 homicides that happened last year in Oklahoma City remain unsolved, based on preliminary information from...

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A look at the 2016 homicides that happened in northeast OKC

Ten of the 78 people killed in homicides last year in Oklahoma City died in a section of the city's northeast side in which an...

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Wayback Wednesday: The day royalty came to town

Tinker Air Force base has had its share of high-profile visitors since it opened its runways. Most of the time it's a...

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12 snow pics you need to see

So, you think it's cold outside. Here's 12 snowy pics to help you enjoy this chill.

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Oklahoma City's top 10 reasons for 911 calls

In a recent one-year period, Oklahoma City police responded to more than 260,000 calls for service. The Oklahoman analyzed...

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Map of 2016 homicides in Oklahoma City

Read more about the 78 homicides that happened in 2016 in Oklahoma City and see a map of where each crime occurred.

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Oklahoma City's 10 most common police call locations

Oklahoma City Police officers respond to calls for service at thousands of locations each year. But a few addresses come up...

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Oklahoma Earthquakes: Top 5 strongest quakes in 2016

Oklahoma saw a decrease in the number of 3.0 magnitude and higher earthquakes rattling the state in 2016, but it also recorded...

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Maps: Earthquakes recorded in last 30 days of 2016

It's a new year, but we still have 30 days of earthquakes to look back on from 2016.

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NewsOK's most viewed news galleries of 2016

Popular images include photos of high school and professional sports, breaking news and events held in the community throughout...

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Top 10 most-read NewsOK stories of 2016

From elections to state budget issues to a statewide manhunt, 2016 was a news-filled year in Oklahoma, and millions of readers...

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Top 10 videos of the year on NewsOK.com

Here are the top 10 NewsOK.com videos that captured the public's attention in 2016.

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The Oklahoma wage gap between women and men, by county

The Oklahoman's Brianna Bailey reported that the wage gap between men and women in Oklahoma is wider than the national average...

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12 stories for 12 months in 2016

Some stories are just too big to miss. Need to catch up? We make it easy. Read on to learn more about major news making...

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What are your New Year's Resolutions?

Have you started thinking about your New Year's Resolutions?

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360 Video: Devon Ice Rink, Carriage Ride

As we wait for the New Year to arrive, check out some of the holiday attractions in downtown Oklahoma City.

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Listen Up: Our Top SoundCloud Podcast Episodes of 2016

My love of podcasts started a long time ago, but it wasn't until our "Saving The Last Dance" series in 2015 that I thought...

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Wayback Wednesday: Five vintage Christmas toys

A look back at toys from Christmases past.

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Wayback Wednesday: Carrie Fisher through the years

Actress, author and mental health advocate Carrie Fisher died Tuesday. Fisher, 60, suffered a heart attack on a flight from...

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Oklahoma's steady population growth continues in 2016

The steady population growth Oklahoma has seen over the past several years continued in 2016, according to U.S. Census Bureau...

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Wayback Wednesday: Disco gets its day

Fresh off a made-for-TV movie about a boy who lived in a bubble he had made a year earlier, and a stint as the head Sweat Hog,...

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Trivia Tuesday: Holiday, Oklahoma history

Put your holiday and Oklahoma history knowledge to the test.

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Transportation officials offer tips for holiday travelers

From arriving at the airport early enough to being prepared for the security checkpoint, there are plenty of small things...

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John Glenn's wild ride and how The Oklahoman covered it

Astronaut and former Ohio Senator John Glenn died Thursday at age 95. Even though he made a career in politics, Glenn is best...

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TV episode that questions guilt of fired OKC police officer to screen in Enid

The host of a digital television series plans to screen an episode that questions the guilt of fired Oklahoma City police...

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Scott Pruitt wanted to sue Colorado over its pot policy. The Supreme Court said no.

In 2012, Colorado passed a law legalizing the sale of marijuana for recreational use and setting up a system to regulate its...

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Scott Pruitt was first state AG to challenge Obamacare subsidies

Scott Pruitt was the first among a slew of conservative state attorneys general to sue the Obama administration over healthcare...

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Scott Pruitt is headed to the EPA. Who becomes Oklahoma's attorney general?

President-elect Donald Trump named Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency, the...

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Oklahoman recalls Pearl Harbor horrors

Bud Gilbert has lived long enough to see the 75th anniversary of one of the worst days in American History. Gilbert was in...

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Giraffe born at OKC Zoo

A giraffe was born at the Oklahoma City Zoo early Monday morning though it's definitely not baby sized. The as yet unnamed male...

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Six people were shot to death in November in Oklahoma City

Six people were shot to death in November in Oklahoma City, bringing the city's homicide count to 68 so far this year.

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Maps: 4.3, 5.0 magnitude earthquakes recorded in November

We started the month off with a few 3.0 or higher magnitude quakes before a 4.3 earthquake shook Pawnee County on Nov. 2. But,...

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Wayback Wednesday: RIP, the AMC Pacer

Before it became part of the landscape in the Wayne's World movies, the AMC Pacer was once considered the car of the...

#LICKatOKC: Share your favorite pet photos with us

Looks like someone is excited about this year's LICKAtOKC issue. Yep, it's that time again. Submit your photos of your favorite...

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What's Thanksgiving without a little (or a lot of) pie?

We spent part of the morning Wednesday at Pie Junkie, a local business in the city's Plaza District, where residents were...

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Top 5 pies from Pie Junkie this Thanksgiving

A look at Pie Junkie's five most popular pies this Thanksgiving.

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Wayback Wednesday: Lincoln Logs invented

Depending on what kind of toys you were into as a kid, Lincoln Logs were either a cool way to explore the idea of actually...

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Trivia Tuesday: Thanksgiving History

Before you head out of town for the holiday, put your Thanksgiving history knowledge to the test.

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Is the election causing divides in your family this Thanksgiving?

Is the election causing divides or tensions in your family this holiday season? The Oklahoman is looking for families to talk...

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Laws against 100 mph speeders weak in Oklahoma

A 2013 review by The Oklahoman found a legal system that, in many instances, allowed dangerous drivers to escape with little,...

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Wayback Wednesday: Oklahoma woman cracks glass ceiling...in 1907

Well before Mary Fallin became Oklahoma's first woman governor, and Hillary Clinton became the first woman to head a major...

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OKC's homicide count down compared to last year

Oklahoma City has had 63 homicides so far this year, which is lower than the 80 homicides the city had on Nov. 15, 2015.

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Memories of War: Share your World War II stories with us

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II, The Oklahoman in coming months will be publishing a series titled...

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WATCH: Voters share their thoughts on candidates, state questions

Our reporters headed out to the polls on Tuesday morning to talk to voters about their candidate picks and the ballot measures...

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How many close statehouse races could Oklahoma see?

On Tuesday, 104 Oklahoma House and Senate districts will technically be up for grabs with candidates of competing parties...

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What are some of the biggest earthquakes in Oklahoma history?

On Sunday evening, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake rocked central Oklahoma, causing damage to buildings in downtown...

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State Question 777: Let's check the facts

It's hard to separate truth from fiction in the Right to Farm debate

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Long lines reported across Oklahoma during second day of early voting

In-person early voting continues today, and long lines have been reported across the state, election officials said.

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Early voting off to busy start in Oklahoma County

In-person early voting started Thursday morning in Oklahoma and continues through Saturday afternoon.

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Still undecided? Tell us why!

Are you an Oklahoma voter who's still undecided about whom to support in the presidential election? Call reporter Silas Allen...

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Do Oklahomans want a better mental health system? SQs 780 and 781 are good 'litmus test,' state leaders say

State Health Commissioner Terry Cline said in an interview Wednesday that if Oklahomans truly want to keep residents with...

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Maps: Looking back on the last 30 days of Oklahoma earthquakes

Oklahoma had a few stronger quakes in October, including a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that rattled Woods County on Oct. 21.

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Wayback Wednesday: Miami Vice takes over the world

If you grew up in the 80's or were already an adult, you probably watched at least one episode of the hit TV show Miami Vice....

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Poll: What's your favorite Halloween candy?

According to an Influenster.com survey, M&Ms were the top pick for Oklahoma. Is it your favorite Halloween candy?

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The Morning Brew: Jury acquits Oregon standoff leaders

Welcome to Friday! Here are a few headlines to start your day.

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Writer's Room Podcast - A Sunday Conversation On Race

We recently invited several public officials, community activists and faith leaders to join us for a Sunday lunch and...

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Wayback Wednesday: Oklahoma gets a battleship

Oklahoma was only taking its first steps as a state in 1911 when the Navy ordered a new Nevada class battleship named after it.

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Trivia Tuesday: Halloween History

We stopped by Party Galaxy and put a few shoppers to the test with our Halloween trivia. Check out the video above for the...

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Wayback Wednesday: The girl in the well

It seems like it's been awhile since Americans expressed their collective joy over a news event that had a happy ending. But...

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Campaign finance reports for Oklahoma Senate, House races

A look at totals from campaign finance filings through Sept. 30, 2016.

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What you need to know about SQ 780, SQ 781, criminal justice reform measures

On Nov. 8, Oklahomans will head to the polls to weigh in on everything from the president and state legislators, to state...

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What you need to know about SQ 790, religion removal from constitution measure

Here's a look at everything you need to know about the religion removal from constitution measure, SQ 790.

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What you need to know about SQ 776, death penalty measure

Here's a look at everything you need to know about the Oklahoma death penalty measure, SQ 776.

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Wayback Wednesday: Columbia visits Tinker

Fresh off its history making debut, Space Shuttle Columbia passed through central Oklahoma on its way back from California to...

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#OkiesAroundTheWorld summer travel photos

We're well into Fall, but here's a look back at some summer adventures! We asked readers to share their summer travel photos...

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Unusual mourning exhibit featured at Seay Mansion

The exhibit features mourning clothing and other items from the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Wayback Wednesday: 360 arrested at Black Fox

Many Oklahomans may not realize that at one time, our state was set to become home to a nuclear power plant. The Black Fox...

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Zoo elephant still being treated for herpes virus

A 21-month-old elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo is being treated for elephant herpes virus.

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Happy National Drink Beer Day! Go drink a beer!

National Drink Beer Day, a made-up holiday designed to give us all an excuse to do something we wanted to do anyway, is...

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What you need to know about SQ 792, liquor law measure

On Nov. 8, Oklahomans will head to the polls to weigh in on everything from the president and state legislators, to state...

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Wayback Wednesday: Buddy Holly rocks out at Tinker AFB

Buddy Holly is mostly associated with Lubbock, Texas. There's a monument to the fallen rock star there and other assorted Buddy...

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What you need to know about SQ 777, right-to-farm measure

On Nov. 8, Oklahomans will head to the polls to weigh in on everything from the president and state legislators, to state...

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New bomber name: Nukey McMeltface? Mecca Wrecka?

Suggested names for new Air Force bomber range from laudable to laughable.

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WATCH: Five debate moments

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton met Monday night at Hofstra University in New York for the first of three...

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#OkiesAroundTheWorld: Let's see those summer travel photos

Fall has arrived, so let's look back at some of those summer adventures! Did you go to another state or country this summer?

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Watch Steven Adams and Enes Kanter 'rescue' Kevin Durant

On Monday, sports columnist Bill Simmons' latest project, The Ringer, released a video reimagining Thunder big men Enes Kanter...

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Five most watched presidential debates

 The way we consume news and view events like debates have changed drastically since Kennedy and Nixon debated in 1960,...

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WATCH: Five lively debate moments

General election debates are often the most dramatic moments of a campaign. Every utterance is scrutinized. Zinger and burns...

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What you need to know about SQ 779, one percent sales tax

On Nov. 8, Oklahomans will head to the polls to weigh in on everything from the president and state legislators, to state...

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Five 'yuge' TV events

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump believes Monday night's televised debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton is going to...

Crime

Key facts about violence against women in Oklahoma

Oklahoma ranks fourth in the nation in the rate of women killed by men, according to a new study released this week by the...

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Wayback Wednesday: "I'm funny how?"

It's hard to believe it's been more than a quarter of a century, but 26 years ago this week Marty Scorcese's epic, flawless and...

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How much do you know about the Oklahoma state fair?

How much do you know about the Oklahoma State Fair? Put your knowledge to the test. Check out the video above for the first set...

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KOA offers fall promotions

Summer's just about over but if you're interested in squeezing in a fall camping  trip before the weather gets too cold,...

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Zoo elephant tests positive for EEHV, new machine will help monitoring

An elephant born at the Oklahoma City Zoo in December 2014 tested positive for the EEHV virus in April, zoo veterinarian...

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Is the era of the Super Jumbo winding down?

I'm a bit of a commercial aviation nerd. I like to follow what airlines are buying as far as planes and how they're evolving...

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Wayback Wednesday: OU opens for business

Inside a place known as the Rock Building the first classes at the University of Oklahoma were held on Sept. 15, 1892. It was a...

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Witness: Construction worker who died in fall drove scissor lift off 14th floor of building

Oklahoma City police identified a man who fell to his death Friday at a downtown Oklahoma City construction site.

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More than 145,000 sign OKC elephant petition

A petition asking the Oklahoma City Zoo to send one of its Asian elephants to a sanctuary has garnered more than 145,000...

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Oklahoma tribes join growing outcry over Dakota Access Pipeline

Oklahoma tribes are joining a growing outcry over the Dakota Access Pipeline. The latest oil pipeline fight turned...

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Wayback Wednesday: Uncle Sam is born

He wants your money every April. When times are tough, he wants you to join his military. And whenever you need a little...

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Maps: Fewer 3.0, higher earthquakes recorded in August

Oklahoma had four 3.9 magnitude earthquakes in August, but the overall number of 3.0 and higher quakes declined.  Here's a...

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Wayback Wednesday: Geronimo surrenders

By September 4, 1886, Geronimo was already well established in American West folklore. He had been an Apache raider for decades...

Crime

August has most homicides of any month this year in OKC

August has been Oklahoma City's deadliest month so far this year in terms of homicides.

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Celebrating Women's Equality Day

Even though there is plenty to celebrate on Women's Equality Day, there is still a long way to go in the fight for gender...

Here are Oklahoma City's five most popular dog breeds

Friday is National Dog Day, and while the day celebrates dogs of all shapes and sizes, some breeds are more popular than...

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Wayback Wednesday: Death of an outlaw

When it comes to star power of wild west outlaws, Bill Doolin's name might not be as recognizable as  Billy the Kid or...

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Watch R&B artist Anthony Hamilton sing to a goat

R&B singer Anthony Hamilton performed Thursday evening at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. But before he did,...

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Wayback Wednesday: Sit-in at Katz

On August 19, 1958, Clara Luper, three adult chaperones and 14 members of a local youth council walked into the Katz Drug Store...

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OSU parade crash victim recognized by American Airlines

Leo Schmitz, an American Airlines aviation mechanic, was one of dozens of people injured last year in a crash at the Oklahoma...

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Wayback Wednesday: Wolverines!

Teenage guys growing up in the eighties usually had two or three "go to" choices for entertainment. Whatever album Van Halen...

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#InternationalCatDay: Watch the Italian coast guard revive a kitten

An Italian coast guard crew rescued and revived a kitten that nearly drowned Sunday afternoon.

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Wait, can you trademark a hashtag?

On Friday morning, Edmond Active magazine took to Twitter to ask users to stop using the hashtag #ShopEdmond, claiming it was a...

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Updated: Magazine says it has owned trademark for #Shopedmond since 2011

Updated: Lifestyle magazine Edmond Active says it has owned trademark for #Shopedmond since 2011

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Quick facts about female legislators, candidates in Oklahoma

The number of female candidates for the Oklahoma Legislature is almost as high this year as the last two election cycles...

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Wayback Wednesday: Six Flags over Texas opens its gates

On what was likely a hot and sticky day in Arlington,  Six Flags Over Texas opened its doors to the masses on Aug. 5,...

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Maps: A few stronger earthquakes rattle Oklahoma in July

Oklahoma had a few stronger earthquakes in July, including a 4.4 magnitude quake on July 9, according to the Oklahoma...

Business

Last Day: Historic First National Center Closes

Friday is the last day the historic First National Center will be open. A staple since 1931, the building in Oklahoma City once...

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Jenks ranked No. 1 suburb in Oklahoma by website

Edmond ranked No. 3 by rating site.

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Five things to know about Oklahoma City homicides

The Oklahoman conducted a year-long analysis looking at homicides in Oklahoma City. Here are five key findings.

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Wayback Wednesday: 1973 Riot at Big Mac

By July 27, Oklahoma's summer was in full scorch mode. It was hot everywhere, including the unairconditioned Oklahoma State...

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Wynnewood dog killing draws ire online

WYNNEWOOD -- A petition calling for the firing of a Wynnewood police officer after he shot a five-year-old boy's dog at the...

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The Morning Brew: Clinton formally nominated

Wednesday has arrived. Clinton formally nominated. Dances With Wolves actor dies.

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Meet the 2016 Oklahoma Democratic Delegates

The 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania July 25-29. Democratic Delegates from all 50...

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Help the OKC Zoo name new sea lion pup

The Oklahoma City Zoo is looking for help naming its latest addition, a California sea lion born June 25 to mom Pearl and dad...

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Meet the 2016 GOP Oklahoma delegates

The 2016 Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland, Ohio July 18-21.

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Travel delay: Computer problem plagues Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines plagued by computer problem in St. Louis.

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Oklahoma's scandal-plagued sheriffs: A sampling

Oklahoma has a long history of county sheriffs getting themselves into trouble for one reason or another. The latest is Love...

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Let's talk about Edmond on Thursday

Edmond Live Chat will start at 2 p.m. Thursday on NewsOk.com. Get your questions ready so we can talk about what is going on in...

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Oklahoma City Zoo contributions aid conservation

The Oklahoma City Zoo's conservation efforts have raised $270,000 during the last fiscal year, the zoo reported Wednesday....

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Wayback Wednesday: Machine Gun Kelly kidnaps OKC businessman

The kidnapping of an Oklahoma City businessman was among the last crimes the notorious gangster committed.

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Oklahomans accused of plagiarism

Plagiarism is in the news as Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, has been accused of lifting...

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Trivia Tuesday: Famous Oklahomans

Put your knowledge to the test. Check out the video above for the first set of questions and take our bonus round below.

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Report on OKC home explosion could be released this week

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission is set to release its report on the Jan. 2 gas explosion at 12505 Whispering Hollow Drive...

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Emirates plane, others divert to OKC

There were thunderbolts and lightning that lit up the night sky over Oklahoma, and the region. That doesn't make for good...

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The Morning Brew: Pokémon Go has huge first weekend, not without problems

Start the week off right, see what news stories you missed over the weekend and take a look at the week to come.

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Edmond native in Dallas recalls shooting scene

Around 9 p.m. Thursday night, the first shots fired in downtown Dallas were from the top of a building near Commerce Street and...

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Dallas Police Officer from Mustang grateful for support

Misty VanCuren, a police officer in Dallas, is grateful for the report she's received from the Oklahoma community.

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Flags in Oklahoma City to be lowered to half staff

All flags on Oklahoma City property will be flown at half-staff until Tuesday as a sign of respect toward the victims of the...

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Dallas shootings prompt thank you notes in Oklahoma

Following the police shootings in Dallas Thursday night that killed five officers and wounded others, thank you notes appeared...

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Oklahoma City Zoo welcomes Red Panda cub

  The July 4th holiday weekend brought the arrival of two red panda cubs to the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden....

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Presidential campaign contributions: Oklahoma pockets favor Clinton

Financially, the traditionally red state is showing a lot of support for the Democratic nominee.

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How Mustang wins the Fourth Of July

With few rules to deter residents of Mustang, a citizen-led firework show has become a staple of the community.

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Wayback Wednesday: Boise City gets bombed

In the early morning hours of July 5, 1943 a B-17 bomber was flying low near Boise City in the Oklahoma panhandle. The night...

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Oklahoma's May fatality report

How many fatalities did Oklahoma have in May? Here's an infographic that breaks down the report.

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Maps: Looking at the last 30 days of Oklahoma earthquakes

In the last 30 days, Oklahoma had 45 reports of 3.0 and higher magnitude quakes, according to the Oklahoma Geological Survey.

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Precinct-level results for U.S. House members

All five U.S. House members from Oklahoma won their Republican primary races in blowouts on Tuesday. Here's a look at how they...

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6 Stories from the First Half of 2016

As we venture into the second half of the year, check out a list of must-read stories from the last six months:

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Fourth of July Festivities in the Metro

Looking for some fun ways to spend your Fourth Of July? Check out these metro events:

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Maps: Vote totals from statewide primary races

Want to see how candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election? Check out our vote total maps.

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Vote totals: Oklahoma County State House Districts

Here's a look at how the Oklahoma County State House candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election.

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Vote totals: Tulsa County State House Districts

Here's a look at how the Tulsa County State House candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election.

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Wayback Wednesday: Route 66 decommissioned

Route 66, also known as the Mother Road, was one of America's greatest infrastructure achievements in its day but as is the...

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Vote totals: Tulsa County State Senate Districts

Here's a look at how the Tulsa County State Senate candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election.

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Vote totals: Oklahoma County State Senate Districts

Here's a look at how the Oklahoma County State Senate candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election.

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Incumbents ousted in Tuesday's primary election

Going into Tuesday's statewide primary, many incumbents faced challengers. But, only three were ousted in the end.

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How the teacher's caucus fared

At least 28 teachers, education and school administers District 1 Democrat John Myers Republican Michael Bergstrom District 3...

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Vote totals: U.S. Representative Districts

Here's a look at how the congressional candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election.

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Runoffs from Tuesday's primary elections

State Representatives Democrats District 16 Ronnie Kell (43 percent) Anna Dearmore (31 percent) District 97 Jason Lowe (46...

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All five U.S. House members win primary races

All five U.S. House members from Oklahoma won their Republican primary races in blowouts on Tuesday, suggesting state voters...

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Interesting races to watch in the metro

Here are a few interesting, local races we're keeping an eye on during Tuesday's primary election.

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Statewide Primary Election: Candidate Overview

Plan on voting in the June 28 primary election? Check out the candidate filings for these races: Statewide Primary Election:...

Life

Oklahoma Outdoor 2016 Summer Movie Schedule

Break out the popcorn and mark these screenings on your calendar. It's time for some outdoor summer movies. *Did we...

News

What's happening in Edmond?

Housing addition gets nod Developer Caleb McCaleb won a recommendation from the planning commission this week to rezone...

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Take a tour of the OKC streetcar route

Oklahoma City streetcar services are expected to begin in 2018. Watch the video above for a tour of the downtown route and...

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Five things about 'Brexit'

Citizens of the United Kingdom will go to the polls today to decide whether or not the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland...

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Wayback Wednesday: FDR signs G.I. Bill

On this day in 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the G.I. Bill of Rights into law. The bill, which is still in...

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#StayKD: Share your photos, fan art

On July 1, Kevin Durant will become an unrestricted free agent. Will he choose to stay with the Thunder or seek out...

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A timeline of 10 recent U.S. mass shootings

Deemed the deadliest mass shooting in American history, the Orlando, Fla. attack was also the 176th mass shooting to take...

Life

5 ways to spend the summer in Oklahoma

Summer has arrived. For the next few months, days will be longer, warmer and filled with a desire for adventure. Festivals,...

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Positive Tomorrows focuses on learning outside the classroom

With matching blue shirts and smiles, 26 kids beelined into the Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma City. The sound of hyper...

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Time to talk about Edmond at 2 p.m. Thursday

EDMOND - Let's talk about everything that has been going on in Edmond. Edmond Live Chat will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday on...

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Designing the new OKC convention center

What will the new MAPS 3 convention center look like?  Oklahoma City’s architect, Populous, recently presented its “final...

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Wayback Wednesday: The Camp Scott murders

The summer of 1977 seemed like it would be just another summer in Oklahoma. Bill Conti's "Gonna Fly Now" from the Rocky...

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Statewide Primary Election: State Representative

Plan on voting in the June 28 primary election? Below is an overview of the candidates who are running for State...

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Statewide Primary Election: State Senator

Plan on voting in the June 28 primary election? Below is an overview of the candidates who are running for State...

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Statewide Primary Election: Corporation Commissioner

Plan on voting in the June 28 primary election? Below is an overview of the candidates who are running for...

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Oklahoma-bound tanker could be delayed by a year

Defense News is reporting that the U.S. Air Force is considering what penalties to levy against Boeing after the latest delay...

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Statewide Primary Election: U.S. Representative

Plan on voting in the June 28 primary election? Below is an overview of all of the candidates who are running for U.S.

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Blood donation: What you need to know

Today is World Blood Donor Day. In the wake of the Orlando shooting early Sunday, the community's need for blood...

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Statewide Primary Election: U.S. Senator

Plan on voting in the June 28 primary election? Below is an overview of all of the candidates who are running for U.S.

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U.S. mass shootings on the rise

Forty-nine people were killed at an Orlando nightclub early Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The...

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Skydance Bridge lights up to honor victims of Orlando attack

Skydance Bridge lit up Sunday night to honor the victims of a deadly attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando. Twitter user...

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John Oliver on Orlando shooting: 'This just hurts'

Before "jarringly inappropriate, jangly music" started off Sunday's edition of the HBO program "Last Week Tonight," host John...

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Oklahoma earthquakes decline in first five months compared to 2015

Oklahoma had slightly fewer 3.0 and higher earthquakes in the first five months of the year compared to the same period in...

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Oklahoma college students weigh in on presidential candidates

Millennials find themselves in a difficult position this election. Although they have been reliable supporters of Sen. Bernie...

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Wayback Wednesday: The shopping cart invented in Oklahoma

Most Americans have no idea who Sylvan Goldman was, but nearly every one of us has used his invention. Goldman introduced his...

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Timeline: Remembering boxing champion Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali died June 3, 2016 at age 74. He was known as one of the world's greatest athletes, not only for his knockouts but...

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MAP: 3.4, higher earthquakes rattle northern Oklahoma

A few 3.1 magnitude and higher quakes rattled Oklahoma in early May. We rounded out the last 30 days with a 3.8 magnitude...

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Oklahoma veterans organizations were among Trump fundraiser recipients

Three Oklahoma veterans organizations were among 41 groups the Donald Trump campaign says received donations after a fundraiser...

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Troubled KC-46 could face more delays

The KC-46A aerial refueling tanker could be facing more problems as Boeing races to deliver the troubled aircraft to the Air...

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Wayback Wednesday: No Luke or Leia for Oklahoma City

If you know someone who claims to have seen Star Wars in Oklahoma City on May 25, 1977, the day it opened, their memory is...

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Trivia Tuesday: Oklahoma parks, rivers and lakes

How much do you know about Oklahoma's rivers, lakes and parks? Put your knowledge to the test. Check out the video above for...

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Lines could be long at Will Rogers for Memorial Day weekend

Budget cuts have helped to create long lines at airports around the country, and normally tranquil Will Rogers World Airport...

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Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong hit in head by fastball, exits game early

Pittsburgh Pirates hurler Ryan Vogelsong left Monday's game early after being hit in the head by a 92-mph fastball. Vogelsong...

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Memorial Day Instameet planned for Oklahoma City National Memorial

Have any Memorial Day plans? Come out to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum to join us for an Instameet. ...

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5 takeaways from Friday's bridge collapse news conference

A section of a bridge collapsed onto Northwest Expressway near May Avenue Thursday after being struck by a loaded flatbed...

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May Avenue bridge has been hit before

Thursday wasn't the first time the May Avenue bridge took a direct hit. In July 1993, the bridge sustained significant damage...

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A history of Oklahoma bridge problems and incidents

A section of the May Avenue bridge across Northwest Expressway collapsed Thursday afternoon. Fortunately there were no...

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Expert: Overpasses not designed to withstand impact

Overpasses like the one that collapsed at Northwest Expressway and May Avenue aren't designed to withstand impact from a...

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Ten places to visit within 10 minutes of Chesapeake Arena

Greetings visitors!  We know you've come to Oklahoma City to experience all the hoops your heart desires. But perhaps...

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Wayback Wednesday: St. Helens goes boom

The warnings from the USGS had been steadily coming since 1980 when a series of earthquakes began around the Mount St. Helens...