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Legislature dipping into self-driving vehicle regulation

For the first time since the technology became a reality, the Legislature is poised to begin regulating self-driving cars and...

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Dems prepare own border security package shunning Trump wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats, feeling pressure to display their vision for border security, are preparing a package that...

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At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the...

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The shutdown today: Pelosi, Trump clash over Tuesday speech

What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 33:WHAT'S NEWHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice that President...

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Manafort denies lying to investigators after plea agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman on Wednesday denied allegations he lied to investigators...

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US stocks waver as signs of future profit growth wobble

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes spent Wednesday drifting and finished with small gains. While big companies continue to...

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Markets Right Now: US stock indexes end with meager gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Major stock indexes wound up slightly...

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Businesses sound alarm as UK says prepare for no-deal Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Businesses in Britain and the European Union need to prepare for the possibility the U.K. will leave the bloc in...

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Staying inbounds: the risk of innuendo in Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Sex sells ... frozen food dishes?Kraft Heinz' frozen-food brand Devour is trying to make waves during its Super...

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The Latest: Official says EU needs clarity to delay Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):5:50 p.m.The European Union's top economy...

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Cardi B is getting her 1st Las Vegas residency

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cardi B will have her first Las Vegas residency this spring.Palms Casino Resort announced Wednesday the...

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Poll: Support for 'Medicare-for-all' fluctuates with details

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans like the idea of "Medicare-for-all," but support flips to disapproval if it would result in higher...

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Struggling Edmonton Oilers fire GM Peter Chiarelli

Edmonton fired Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday in an indictment of his roster moves in three-plus years as general manager, with...

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Using banned pesticide that sickened family nets man prison

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The ex-manager of a pest-control company in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been sentenced to a year in...

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Russia presents info on missile US says violates pact

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Wednesday rolled out a new missile and released its specifications, seeking to dispel the...

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Oil plan stalled as East Timor president vetoes state budget

DILI, East Timor (AP) — East Timor's president has vetoed the government's budget, possibly jeopardizing plans to develop the...

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Study: Consumers prefer paper trail for bill statements

Jim Gerber of Oklahoma City and his wife pay their bills online whenever they can. Then they file their paper receipts and keep...

Uptown Revival

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Redevelopment of several blighted buildings is underway at a key corner in Uptown that is home to the longtime landmark Blue Note Lounge. All the buildings, starting with a filling station at the corner (2400 N Robinson Ave.) to a two-story mix...

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Q&A with Derek Ensminger: Government shutdown creates labor law issues

Government shutdown creates labor law issues Q: During the federal government shutdown, some federal employees, including IRS...

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OKC yet to cite sidewalk scooter scofflaws

In the months since scooters have been in regular use in the downtown area, Oklahoma City has relied on warnings rather than...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 23, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 23, 2019

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Los Angeles teachers approve contract, end strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Teachers overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday and planned to return to the classroom after a...

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Asian shares meander on worries over US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were flat in subdued trading Wednesday as Japan reported weak export data and news surfaced of...

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Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal...

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The Latest: Senate to push forward with 2 shutdown votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):8:45 p.m.Senate...

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6 foods you should never buy at Trader Joe's

"They do such a great job marketing and packaging and making everything look pretty so we spend a lot of extra money."

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Oscar nods honor 'Roma,' 'The Favourite,' 'Black Panther'

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading...

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Supreme Court releases censored appeal by foreign government

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unidentified foreign government is asking the Supreme Court to get involved in a case that may be part of...

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Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down Trump during VP search

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst says she turned down President Donald Trump after interviewing to be his running mate,...

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Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon...

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Brexit battle looms as UK lawmakers attack May's 'Plan B'

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union divorce deal...

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The Latest: Merck to ship 120,000 more Ebola vaccine doses

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):6:30 p.m.Drugmaker...

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Pelosi works her health care strategy from the ground up

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to...

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Afghan security service suffers heavy toll in Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Dozens of people killed in a brazen Taliban attack on a military base were members of Afghanistan's...

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Al Jazeera says Sudan withdraws journalists' work permits

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese authorities have cracked down on Arabic-language foreign media working inside the country, news channels...

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Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry

When gunmakers and dealers gather this week in Las Vegas for the industry's largest annual conference, they will be grappling...

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King events draw potential Democratic presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the...

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TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend

The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its...

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How an OU and OSU alum made the Happy Meal happen

"Over the years, so many people have told me, 'Gee thanks for keeping my kids quiet in the back seat. I go to McDonald’s, get...

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UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A.May...

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Sportsbook credits Saints bets over uncalled penalty

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A sportsbook in New Jersey is offering betting credits for customers who bet on the New Orleans...

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French leader promotes foreign investment at Versailles

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron hosted 150 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles on Monday...

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The Latest: Brexit: EU official welcomes scrapping of fee

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):4:40 p.m.The European Parliament's chief...

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World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth...

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Interest rates could stay lower for longer in Europe

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Multiple threats stalking Europe's economy mean the European Central Bank could keep interest rates...

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Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open's main court during pre-match...

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EU's Vestager, Silicon Valley nemesis, doesn't shy from tech

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Union's competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has made her name challenging...

Locally famous Haunted House restaurant restored as home for boys at a 'hard place in their lives'

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Off the beaten path in northeast Oklahoma City, the former Haunted House restaurant has been redesigned as an extension of the Speck Home for Boys.

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Program partners with business owners to increase smokefree bars

One TSET program – Free The Night – engages bar and club owners seeking to provide a smokefree environment for patrons and...

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Paying for funerals impossible for many poor families

DETROIT (AP) — Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them in marked graves at a...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 19, 2019

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 19, 2019.

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Is this a rig reduction a slowdown, a hard stop or just a respite before rebounding?

Oklahoma's rig count is down for a second straight week. The state had 14 fewer rigs active on Friday, compared to just two...

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OKC Central Live Chat: Endowments, senior wellness centers, state fair arena likely to appear on MAPS 4 ballot

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019.

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Marni Jameson, Inspiration should spark a room’s design

Marni Jameson: A little bird told me: Inspiration should spark a room’s design

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 19, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 19, 2019

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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The gardening app born from a software dev's backyard

Dale Spoonemore learned to garden as a way to battle depression and anxiety. He then learned to write code to bring that...

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Dealing with ice storm damage

Dealing with ice storm damage.

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Devon creates a 'well' to generate good ideas.

Devon has created a different kind of well for its employees to use, intending for it to become a source of innovative ways to...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019.

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019.

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The home sale behind you is larger than it appears

In 2017, home sales in Oklahoma came to $25.2 billion-with-a-B, or 13.4 percent of the gross state product, according to the...

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Late Lindsay couple's favorite charities to benefit from land, minerals auction

Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co. will conduct the auction Jan. 31, including a 237-acre bottom land farm in Garvin County...

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Oklahoma County property transactions for Jan. 19. 2019

Oklahoma County property transactions for Jan. 19. 2019.

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Barry Stone, How to choose a home inspector

Barry Stone: How to choose a home inspector.

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Unemployment rate improves again to close out year

Oklahoma's unemployment rate improved to 3.2 percent in December, half a percent better than the 3.9 percent national rate....

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Watermark breaks a drought: New bank first locally owned charter to open in a decade

The first locally owned and newly chartered bank in a decade is set to open Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Watermark Bank will open...

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Home and garden notes for Jan. 19

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

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Kenneth R. Harney, Your DIY project didn't turn out quite right? You've got company

Kenneth R. Harney: Your DIY project didn't turn out quite right? You've got company.

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Consumer Electronic Show leaves homes to their own devices

Dan Reeves of Landmark Fine Homes come back from Las Vegas loaded with ideas for his next concept home in Norman, Oklahoma.

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The Latest: Iranian TV journalist not accused of crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local):3:05 p.m.According to partially...

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The Latest: Democrats offer more money for border security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):11:50 p.m.Democrats are adding hundreds of...

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Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years

CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in...

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Trump plans to make 'major announcement' on shutdown, border

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the...

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Virginia looks to raise age limit on tobacco products

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tobacco-friendly Virginia, where the early economy was powered by the leafy plant and the industry...

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Zimbabwe in 'total internet shutdown' amid deadly crackdown

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe imposed a "total internet shutdown" for most of Friday in what critics called an attempt to...

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McConnell's maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's guiding principles is: "There's no education in the second...

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May's foes gather as Britain's Brexit stalemate drags on

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May held talks Friday with European leaders and British Cabinet colleagues, but efforts to...

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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat

You can join Steve Lackmeyer most Fridays at 9:30 a.m. to discuss all things Oklahoma City.

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 18, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 18, 2019

Senior centers' success has board in a quandary

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The surprising success of Oklahoma City's new senior centers has the voluntary MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board grappling with the question of how many centers to build, and where. "I think it's a mistake" not to build all the centers promised to...

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Q&A with Sean Reed: Young families, small business owners are winners under new tax law

Young families, small business owners are winners under new tax law Q: With the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act now law, how will it...

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Shutdown stalls National Register nominations, tax credit project review

Work in Washington stopped immediately when the National Park Service shut down with other government agencies nearly a month...

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Holt proposes MAPS 4 endowment

Mayor David Holt on Thursday proposed using money from MAPS 4 to create an endowment to tackle social issues like homelessness,...

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Freshman lawmakers were reminded of what makes rural Oklahoma go at an event held for them at the Capitol.

Organizations involving Oklahoma's agricultural and energy industries strive hard to represent their constituents. This week,...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 18, 2019

Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 18, 2019

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State agency waited a month before telling anyone about major data breach

After allowing a major breach of personal information dating back decades, an Oklahoma state agency waited a month before...

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Four Audi employees indicted in Detroit in expanded Dieselgate case

For Volkswagen, Dieselgate just won't end. On Thursday, four employees of the VW-owned Audi brand were indicted by a...

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Tesla to cut its workforce by 7 percent to ramp up Model 3 production

Tesla is cutting its full-time staff headcount by approximately 7 percent, as it looks to ramp up production of its Model...

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ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, South China Sea

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Friday hewed to the...

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Ryanair lowers profit forecast amid tough competition

LONDON (AP) — Budget airline Ryanair, Europe's biggest carrier by passengers, has warned its profits will be lower than...

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Trump grounds Pelosi after she imperils his big speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad.The shutdown...

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The Latest: Trump, Pelosi flex muscle, shutdown goes on

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):9:50 p.m.President Donald Trump and House...

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Talks resume in effort to end strike by LA teachers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new round of contract negotiations started Thursday between Los Angeles school district officials and a...

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Jason Spindler, U.S. businessman killed in Nairobi terrorist attack, had survived 9/11

American CEO and 9/11 survivor Jason Spindler was killed in a Nairobi terrorist attack in Kenya.

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Gillette responds to the backlash against its woke viral ad

Although data reveals the social response to the ad has been generally positive, Fast Company spoke with Gillette’s brand about...

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Neurologist Ahmad Al-Awwad, M.D., has established his medical practice with OU Physicians and has been named an assistant...

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Gulfport has made its response to an investor's call for it to buy back shares and take other steps to improve the company's value.

Gulfport Energy announced Thursday afternoon it has completed one stock buyback program and plans another, plus issued 2018...

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Governor's budget plan spotlights divided Kansas government

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly outlined a proposed budget Thursday that would commit Kansas to higher spending...

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Opioid crisis brings unwanted attention to wealthy family

BOSTON (AP) — The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world's great museums and universities, including the...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on hopes for tariff cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4:00 p.m.U.S. stocks are closing with solid...

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NBA's Silver backs Kanter's decision to skip London trip

LONDON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday that the safety and security of players will always be paramount for...

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St. Louis TV newscaster apologizes for accidental slur

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis newscaster has apologized for what he called an unintentional racial slur while referencing Martin...

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On day Jayme escaped, suspect sought job _ with dodgy resume

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin man suspected of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents apparently...

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Cohen says he rigged online polls for Trump in 2014, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's estranged former lawyer acknowledged Thursday that he paid a technology company to rig...

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Scientists: Saturn spent billions of years without its rings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Saturn may have flown solo for billions of years — almost its entire existence — before getting its...

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Phoenix police: Dead newborn found in Amazon site's restroom

PHOENIX (AP) — A newborn baby girl was found dead in a women's restroom inside an Amazon distribution center and investigators...

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AP Exclusive: UN health chief orders probe into misconduct

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health...

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Zimbabwe pastor faces subversion charge amid economic unrest

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A prominent Zimbabwe pastor and activist who faces a possible 20 years in prison on a subversion charge...

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What could Oklahoma City buy for $5.7 billion

Comparing costs for Oklahoma City projects to the amount sought for a border wall.

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Kenyan police say 11 arrested after deadly hotel attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities on Thursday arrested nine more people for their alleged involvement in the deadly...

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Dutch prosecutors: Reporter expelled by Turkey is a suspect

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey deported a Dutch journalist on Thursday after receiving information about her from prosecutors in...

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Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts

LONDON (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

20-40-60 Etiquette: Save your reply for the invitation

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QUESTION: I received a save-the-date card for a wedding to be held out of state late this summer. Does this require a reply or is this a courtesy, telling me to, indeed, mark my calendar for the wedding? I probably won't attend the ceremony,...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 17, 2019

Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 17, 2019

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 17, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 17, 2019

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China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — The top U.S. and Chinese trade envoys will hold talks in Washington this month in a possible sign of progress...

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Q&A with Dan Nguyen: Good pain management docs seek to find, treat root causes

Good pain management docs seek to find, treat root causes Q: What's the most important thing to consider if you suffer from...

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Plans proceed for demolition of OGE data center

Plans are proceeding for demolition of the OGE Energy data center at SW 5 and E.K. Gaylord, with construction of an 865-space...

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Steady pour: Alcohol tax revenues even despite law changes

Sales tax revenues have shifted, but overall collections are relatively unchanged one fiscal quarter after historic changes to...

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U.S. Petroleum Market Analysis and Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--The "U.S. Petroleum Market Analysis and Forecast to 2025" report has been added to...

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Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their...

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The Latest: UK's May looks to rivals for Brexit's Plan B

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):10:10 p.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has started meeting...

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State agency left sensitive files open to the public web

Cybersecurity researchers say they discovered millions of files including sensitive information and details of FBI...

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Medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1M in December

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Numbers from the Oklahoma Tax Commission show medical marijuana sales reached nearly $1 million in...

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New mayor seeks broader audience for annual assessment of the 'state of the city'

Elected almost a year ago, Holt plans forward-looking remarks while assessing "where we are today in our city's journey."

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Sears survives a near-death experience, but for how long?

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears will live on — at least for now.Its chairman and biggest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won tentative...

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Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk

DETROIT (AP) — Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a...

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Democrats hit Trump EPA nominee on coal lobbying, rollbacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday called climate...

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Speeding tractor-trailer flattens Utah restaurant, 3 injured

WELLINGTON, Utah (AP) — A speeding tractor-trailer skidded off a snow-slicked road Wednesday and crashed into a restaurant in a...

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Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl Inzunza Blum sought out...

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World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

LONDON (AP) — International tensions and nationalist politics can further weigh on the global economy this year and hinder...

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Removing junk is their treasure

Founded by Jerry Flanagan, a retired U.A. Army veteran known as JDog in the service, the franchise company is specifically...

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Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit

DUNSTABLE, England (AP) — Brexit has British business owners on edge — and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and...

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Crushing defeat for May's deal leaves Brexit path unclear

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament has delivered a crushing verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal,...

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Development expands in Edmond's downtown core

EDMOND — Developers and long-term investors are preparing to pump investments into the federal Opportunity Zone that some...

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OKC adopts 'home-share' rules for Airbnb rentals

The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday agreed to require licenses for residential property converted for overnight rentals,...

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39th Street District to host this year's Pride festival

The 39th Street District Association has taken over organization of Oklahoma City's annual LGBTQ Pride celebration this year.

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Trade Talk: CDC features Garver wellness program

NORMAN — Randell Marsee was “sick and tired of being sick and tired.” He set a New Year's resolution two years ago to lose 20...

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Safety trumps shutdown in this federal case, a judge has decided.

A lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to allow Oklahoma to regulate coal ash will move...

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ADA protections remain unsettled for transgendered employees

Protections remain unclear for transgender employees Q: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires covered employers to...

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New facility addressing workforce needs

A new $6.5 million facility on Francis Tuttle Technology Center's Reno campus will train workers for some of the most in-demand...

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South Korea stops paintings brought from North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials said Wednesday they have stopped businessmen from bringing North Korean...

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YouTube bans dangerous or harmful pranks

YouTube clips that depict dangerous or emotionally distressing “pranks” have been banned from the platform. The move comes in...

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Roku Pulls InfoWars Channel After Attracting Social Media Scorn – Updated

Months after being banned by Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and other major Internet platforms, InfoWars found new online...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 16, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 16, 2019

Fired Norman sewer worker accepts $250,000 settlement

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Property owners in Norman will pay more in ad valorem taxes to cover the settlement in the federal age discrimination case.

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Last year's Central American caravan dwindles, new one forms

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The migrant caravan that was seized upon by U.S. President Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2018...

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Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the...

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UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on...

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The Latest: Macron tells Britain "good luck" with Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):10:15 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron...

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The Latest: Graham says Barr will 'do well' in Senate vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local):6:50 p.m.The...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 16, 2019

Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 16, 2019

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Similar struggles have led to recent teacher strikes in US

The setting is different, but the complaints of teachers who are out on strike Tuesday in Los Angeles are echoing those heard...

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Kansas governor expands ban on anti-LGBT bias to contractors

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' new Democratic governor on Tuesday reinstated a ban on anti-LGBT bias in state agencies' employment...

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Zimbabwe military quells fuel price protests; several deaths

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's police and military patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, Tuesday as a helicopter...

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Tough choices still paying off for OKC 20 years later

Sitting in the audience at the Civic Center Music Hall on Friday, taking in a showing of “The Phantom of the Opera,” there was...

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Oklahoma slips in science and technology ratings

I value benchmarking. Whatever the goal, comparing metrics with industry leaders is the best way to test and improve results....

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Death of third-generation publisher prompts sale of three Seminole County newspapers

The Seminole Economic Development Council has reached an agreement in principle to purchase the assets of three Seminole County...

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Broken Arrow’s FlightSafety International delivers major impact on flight training industry — and Oklahoma’s economy

BROKEN ARROW — The massive structure here that houses the Oklahoma manufacturing operations of FlightSafety International...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 15, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 15, 2019

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Strike by German airport security staff causes travel chaos

BERLIN (AP) — A strike by security staff at eight German airports on Tuesday is causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of...

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Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

TORONTO (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian to death in a sudden retrial of his drug smuggling case, while another...

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Kidnapping suspect targeted girl after seeing her get on bus

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive for three months made...

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This energy company says moves it has made to adapt its organizational structure will provide better customer service.

Enable Midstream Partners completed an organizational change earlier this year, it announced this week. It created a chief...

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No. of no-show airport security screeners soars in shutdown

ATLANTA (AP) — The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the...

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AG: Lawmaker was victim of racial harassment; no charges

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An ex-Vermont legislator who resigned after receiving racial threats was the victim of racial harassment...

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Stitt asks banks to help federal employments

Gov. Kevin Stitt instructed the state's banking agency to encourage financial institutions to accommodate federal employees not...

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The Latest: Prosecutor lauds Jayme Closs for bravery, escape

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a kidnapped Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot and the man accused of...

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The Latest: Official decries blocking of birth control rules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on rulings on Trump birth control coverage rules (all times local):5:40 p.m.A federal health...

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Record tax receipts extend a growth streak in Oklahoma City

General fund sales tax receipts are $1.8 million, or 1.2 percent, ahead of projections after the first seven months of the...

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Ford and Cadillac SUVs, Toyota sports car star at auto show

DETROIT (AP) — SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit's auto show this year, but there are some surprise...

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New tensions, worries mark Tunisia's revolution anniversary

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Thousands gathered Monday in Tunisia's capital as the country marked eight years since a democratic...

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Zimbabwe army deploys to disperse fuel protests, 13 injured

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers on Monday deployed in some urban areas where police clashed with protesters over...

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Doubts greet Macron's 'grand debate' to quell French anger

PARIS (AP) — Anti-government protesters and political rivals of President Emmanuel Macron criticized a sweeping "letter to the...

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China sentences Canadian to death, raises diplomatic tension

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death Monday in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is...

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If UK Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal, what's Plan B?

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal may not be, as one opposition lawmaker called it, "as...

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World shares sink after China reports slowdown in exports

LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world drifted lower Monday after China reported a slowdown in exports dented the recent...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

Election rules diverge A footnote in the Oct. 9 resolution calling the 2019 Oklahoma City Council elections raises a question...

Thunder's Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot maintains relationships with scattered former teammates

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Former teammates are scattered throughout the country due to trades and free agency. All their schedules are packed with travel for at least six months out of the year. Players go from spending every day together to hanging onto friendships...

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Possible bankruptcy for PG&E: Company may notify employees Monday

Employees of PG&E Corp. may be about to learn whether the San Francisco utility, which is facing billions of dollars in...

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Ackerman McQueen is relocating to the Monarch Building in Midtown

Ackerman McQueen, the city's oldest advertising, marketing and media company, is set to leave its home of 30 years at Valiance...

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Cattle prices rise on demand, trade fear

Rising domestic demand and potential trade disruptions have pushed cattle prices higher, leading off this week's edition of...

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Four Oklahoma book signings this week.

Four Oklahoma book signings this week.

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New credit union chief offers relief to furloughed families

Sean Cahill, the new CEO of south Oklahoma City-based True Sky Credit Union and his staff of 185 have more than just empathized...

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Global guests visit Oklahoma to see its wheat.

Oklahoma wheat growers and marketers work day in and day out to promote the product's value abroad. About 970 million bushels...

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Trump tweets into the void as shutdown sets record

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday, members of Congress had left town,...

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Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — J.D. Gibbs, eldest son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, was remembered as the visionary...

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GOP rejected Obama's executive reach, but accepts Trump's

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress and, relying on what he called his pen...

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The Latest: French protesters demand more help from govt

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local):10 p.m.Thousands of yellow vest protesters have...

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Hundreds inspired by yellow vest movement rally in London

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of protesters inspired by France's yellow vest movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to...

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Correction: 2 Dead-Child Missing-The Latest story

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — In a story Jan. 11 about Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs being found alive nearly three months after she...

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Rodd Moesel, Houseplants help reduce cabin fever

Rodd Moesel: Houseplants help reduce cabin fever.

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Homes For Our Troops is building a house for a disabled vet in Newcastle

Homes For Our Troops has built 270 specially adapted homes across the country since it was founded in 2004. The program is...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 12, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 12, 2019

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019.

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Lower oil pricing is leading some oil and gas companies to trim their budgets for the coming year.

The latest quarterly energy survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City shows that some energy executives are...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 12, 2019

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 12, 2019.

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A glimpse of tomorrow comes early for Christmas in Guthrie

Nonprofit Guthrie Tomorrow Coalition returned the State Capital Publishing Co. building to public use, and fond public...

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Plans submitted for nine-story Automobile Alley hotel

A Texas developer is moving forward with plans to build a nine-story TownePlace Suites, which, if built, would be among the...

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Alert 360, ADT Security, CTZ Enterprises LLC-Vivint Home Security, and Security Options are home security companies scheduled...

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Surely economic anxiety, uncertainty will follow me all the days, all the days of my life

Anxiety and uncertainty — always in the economic outlook for anyone with any sense — are still in the headlines for 2019 and 2020.

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Development continues throughout downtown OKC

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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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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Kenneth R. Harney, Federal shutdown creating mortgage victims

Kenneth R. Harney: Federal shutdown creating mortgage victims.

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Here's proof STACK play move was a good decision for one oil and gas firm.

Chaparral's estimated production numbers for the final quarter of the year are more proof its decision to reconfigure its...

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Marni Jameson, Advice for finding a contractor applies to finding a mate, too

Marni Jameson: Advice for finding a contractor applies to finding a mate, too

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Barry Stone, Anatomy of a French drain

Barry Stone: Anatomy of a French drain.

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Budget increase aimed at filling skills gap

Oklahoma CareerTech has requested a $21 million increase in state funding for fiscal year 2020 to expand programming that will...

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Central Oklahoma Commercial Association of Realtors honors organizers

Apologies and belated congratulations to Andrea Frymire, who was named Commercial Realtor of the Year, and David Chapman, who...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019.

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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019

Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019.

Mother of jail inmate who died questions why daughter wasn't in mental health ward

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The mother of a woman who died in the Oklahoma County jail this month says jail officials should have known her daughter was a suicide risk.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019.

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Former Arkansas lawmaker charged in scheme to bribe judge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker has been charged with conspiracy in an alleged bribery scheme with an...

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Avalanches, accidents bring Europe's winter death toll to 21

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Heavy snow paralyzed much of Europe for yet another day, cutting off mountain villages, sparking...

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The Latest: Judge: Women could lose birth control under rule

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on California's attempt to block new birth control rules by the Trump...

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Mexico deploys 4,000 troops, choppers against pipeline theft

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday he has ordered helicopters and 4,000 troops to...

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Italian fashion houses get refashioned for future growth

MILAN (AP) — To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth.Luxury label Ermenegildo...

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Activision shares down after split with Bungie

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in video game publisher Activision fell more than 11 percent in morning trading Friday, a day after an...

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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer addresses questions from readers.

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Global stocks give up some gains after solid start to year

LONDON (AP) — Stock markets drifted lower Friday as investors booked some profits after an encouraging couple of weeks that...

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China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon's far side

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side, in what its space...

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Oil prices rebound in 2019

After a devastating fourth quarter for the energy sector as oil prices collapsed more than 40 percent, the commodity re-entered...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 11, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 11, 2019

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Q&A with Bill Stoller: Finding workers even more difficult in 2019

Finding workers expected to be even more difficult in 2019 Q: Why was it so difficult for businesses to find employees last...

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Future 'uncertain' for Jewel Box Theatre as church sale looms

The future of Jewel Box Theatre, Oklahoma City's oldest continuously operating community theater, is uncertain now that its...

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Oklahoma's STACK and SCOOP fields are setting new production records. But we are just getting started, one analyst observed Thursday.

IHS Markit analysts believe the Anadarko Basin holds an estimated 16 billion barrels of oil and 200 trillion cubic feet of gas...

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State's IT department could become its own agency

Senate Bill 227 would move Oklahoma's information technology department from the Office of Management and Enterprise Services...

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The growth of Oklahoma's energy industry reversed course in November, one measurement shows.

The latest Oklahoma Energy Index shows the oil and natural gas drilling and production industry activities declined in November...

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Planning commission approves OnCue zoning request

The Oklahoma City Planning Commission voted 6-2 Thursday to recommend the Oklahoma City Council approve a rezoning to allow...

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Shareholders sue Google parent company Alphabet, accusing it of covering up sexual misconduct claims

Two shareholder lawsuits filed this week accuse the board of Google parent Alphabet of playing a direct role in covering up...

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Express Employment Professionals receives accolade Oklahoma City-based Express Employment Professionals was awarded first place...

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The Latest: Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):7:15 p.m.The...

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At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, President Donald Trump edged closer Thursday to...

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US apparel firm cuts off Chinese factory in internment camp

A U.S. supplier of T-shirts and other team apparel to college bookstores has cut ties with a Chinese company that drew workers...

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Payday without pay hits federal workers as shutdown drags on

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Payday will come Friday without any checks for about 800,000 federal employees affected by the government...

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Surgeons fear pelvic mesh lawsuits will spook patients

SEATTLE (AP) — Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and...

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New refueling tanker delivered to Air Force ahead of Oklahoma deployment

The KC-46A Pegasus is the Air Force's next generation refueling tanker. Some operations will be based in Oklahoma.

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Strong economy does little to lift department store sales

NEW YORK (AP) — It was supposed to be a great holiday shopping season. Many investors had expected department stores to enjoy...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks post their 5th gain in a row

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.The stock market shook off a rocky...

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Food giants undermined China's obesity fight, scholar says

NEW YORK (AP) — China's efforts to keep obesity in check have been undermined from the inside by the food industry, according...

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Sanders apologizes amid new allegation of staff harassment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday apologized to women who have shared experiences of harassment by male...

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Fiat Chrysler reaches settlement in emissions cheating cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiat Chrysler agreed on Thursday to pay hundreds of millions of dollars, including a $300 million fine to the...

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Brexit sparks showdown between UK Parliament and government

LONDON (AP) — As Brexit enters its endgame, the big divide is not between the U.K. and the European Union, but between...

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Auto industry troubles buffet Ford, Jaguar Land Rover

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The headwinds buffeting the global auto industry made themselves felt in Europe on Thursday as...

Oklahoma WIC benefits to continue into March despite shutdown

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Youth protest against Trump permitted during Davos Forum

GENEVA (AP) — Officials in Davos have authorized a protest by a Socialist youth group against U.S. President Donald Trump and...

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Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs, starting in Britain

LONDON (AP) — Jaguar Land Rover said Thursday it will cut 4,500 jobs as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and...

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Q&A with Brandon Long: Future uncertain for ACA's 'Cadillac Tax'

Future uncertain for ACA's 'Cadillac Tax' Q: In late 2018, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives released a draft...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 10, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 10, 2019

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Durant selected for Salem Tube headquarters

HWH Group recently selected Durant as the site for Salem Tube's North American headquarters and manufacturing facility,...

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New brewery hopes to become downtown staple

Oklahoma City Boulevard is going to be Lively. Lively Beerworks is a new brewery under construction at 815 SW 2, on the south...

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Track repairs closing downtown commuter corridor at crossing

A key commuter route into and out of downtown Oklahoma City is closing for about a week. The city said NW 10 Street closed...

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Another Fallin appointee finds work.

Michael Teague, the outgoing Secretary of Energy and Environment for Gov. Mary Fallin, has a new job. Teague will be working...

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Parents of Florida teen killed in Tesla crash sue electric car company

The parents of a Florida teenager who was killed when a Tesla sedan crashed and caught fire last year are suing the...

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Genesis Energy, L.P. Declares Quarterly Distribution

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 10, 2019--Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE: GEL) announced today that, on January 9, 2019, the Board of...

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US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear

BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China gave no indication of their next step after wrapping up talks aimed at resolving a...

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Columnist helps choose state winner of VFW oral essay contest

Why My Vote Matters. It's an ironic essay topic for high school students, who mostly aren't old enough to vote. But that's the...

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Iran says it holds US Navy veteran, 1st arrest of Trump era

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran confirmed it is holding U.S. Navy veteran Michael R. White at a prison in the country, making him the...

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CES 2019: A high-tech spin for the old-school peephole

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Here are the latest findings and observations from...

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The Latest: House passes bill to fund agencies amid shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):5:25 p.m.The House...

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Trump stalks out of shutdown talks with Dems, says 'bye-bye'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump walked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said...

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Comatose woman who had baby is hospitalized, police say

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman in a vegetative state who had a baby after she was sexually assaulted at a long-term care...

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The Latest: Dutch PM wants to help May win Brexit backing

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):7:25 p.m.Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he is working with France,...

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and wife divorcing after 25 years

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are divorcing, ending a 25-year marriage that played a role in...

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This oil and gas firm continues to boost production while it cuts costs, debt

Chesapeake Energy provided updated production numbers for the final quarter of 2018 on Wednesday. Looking forward, officials...

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Correction: Gadget Show-New Exhibitors story

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story Jan. 8 about first-time exhibitors at the CES gadget show, The Associated Press incorrectly...

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State board approves bank charter for Stitt's company

The state Banking Board, which includes members appointed by the governor, has approved a bank charter application for the...

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Trump, California spar over money for wildfire relief funds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to withhold money to help California cope with wildfires,...

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US orders refuges to staff for hunters despite shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is directing dozens of wildlife refuges to return staffers to work to make...

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Suit attacking Super Bowl ticket policies meets court defeat

Super Bowl tickets don't figure to get any easier to come by — or any cheaper, probably — after a court ruling Wednesday in a...

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Workers at GM's Canada plant hold work stoppage over closure

OSHAWA, Ontario (AP) — Unionized workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, staged a second work stoppage...

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French protesters want to set off bank run with withdrawals

PARIS (AP) — Activists from a French protest movement encouraged supporters Wednesday to set off a bank run by emptying their...

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South African judge: Arrest of Mozambican official was legal

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African judge on Wednesday ruled that the arrest of a former Mozambican finance minister was valid,...

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Jeanne Augier, French Riviera luxury hotel owner, dies at 95

PARIS (AP) — Jeanne Augier, the millionaire owner of a luxury French Riviera hotel appreciated by celebrities and royalty, has...

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Asst. principal accused of harassing trans boy may keep job

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The board of education in Harrison County, West Virginia, has voted to allow the conditional return of...

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Positive marijuana tests don't always prevent workers' comp benefits

Positive marijuana tests don't always prevent workers' comp benefits Q: A recent Oklahoma court ruling allowed an employee to...

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Todd Lamb to join TriCorps in OKC

Outgoing Oklahoma Lt. Gov. and 2018 gubernatorial candidate Todd Lamb is joining Oklahoma City-based technology firm TriCorps....

Terrance Ferguson is performing above his pay grade

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Thunder guard Terrance Ferguson is playing defense at a level above his weight class. More importantly for the Thunder, he’s also performing above his pay grade.

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'This isn't your grandfather's energy efficiency program anymore.'

An annual conference on renewable energy will start with a discussion of how technology is changing the ways in which power is...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 9, 2019

Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 9, 2019

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Natural gas customers to see reduced bills thanks to the federal tax cut.

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission approved an order Tuesday that will send $22.7 million to Oklahoma Natural Gas customers as...

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Complaints at these two Kingfisher County wells lodged by an environmental group have been resolved.

An environmental group that looks for air quality violations at oil and gas well production sites announced Tuesday it had...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center offers medical marijuana seminar 'How to Recognize Impairment'

Canadian Valley Technology Center will offer a medical marijuana seminar on 'How to Recognize Impairment.'

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Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks end

BEIJING (AP) — 8:00 p.m.China's top economic official, Premier Li Keqiang, has met with the CEO of electric car brand Tesla...

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Family of woman in vegetative state outraged after baby born

PHOENIX (AP) — Police served a search warrant Tuesday to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 9, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 9, 2019

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The Latest: McConnell says Trump's border plan suits reality

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):10:05 p.m.Senate...

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Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he 'stokes fear'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall Tuesday night in a...

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Truck driver in Canada crash that killed 16 pleads guilty

MELFORT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The driver whose transport truck crashed into a hockey team bus in Canada, killing 16 people,...

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'Doxing' causes concern in Oklahoma

What you consider personal information could be made public online, and you might not be able to do anything about it. The term...

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Downtown traffic alert: Access will be disrupted as NW 10 Street shuts down

Railroad track repairs are expected to last a week.

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Sears gets another reprieve from liquidation

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears received another possible lifeline Tuesday when the company's chairman and largest shareholder promised...

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Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. charged in unrelated case

NEW YORK (AP) — The Russian lawyer who attended the Trump Tower meeting that is a focus of the special counsel's investigation...

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The Latest: UK lawmakers pass roadblocks to no-deal Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):8:25 p.m.Britain's...

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Italian govt aids bank despite 5-Star anti-bailout rhetoric

ROME (AP) — Italy's populist government has stepped in to help guarantee struggling Banca Carige SpA, bending to pressure to...

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US governors group calls for federal shutdown to be ended

Leaders of the nonpartisan National Governors Association are calling on President Donald Trump and Congress to end the partial...

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'Don't feed the fatberg': Huge mass blocks English sewer

LONDON (AP) — A British official says a giant "fatberg" has been found blocking a sewer in southwestern England: a mass of...

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Recap: Energy chat with Adam Wilmoth and Jack Money

Join our reporters for their monthly energy chat Tuesday at 10 a.m.

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Gulf Cooperation Council Diesel Gensets Market Report 2018-2022 with Market Positioning of Key Vendors - Caterpillar, Cummins, Generac Power Systems,...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2019--The "Diesel Gensets Market in the GCC 2018-2022" report has been added to...

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Kim Jong Un travels to China ahead of possible 2nd US summit

BEIJING (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was expected to meet Tuesday with China's president at the start of a visit to...

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Airplane sales tax break on the chopping block

A Broken Arrow senator is again trying to end tax breaks on the sale of some airplanes.

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Q&A with Wayne Pettigrew: IRS deadline extended for certain ACA information-reporting requirements

IRS deadline extended for certain ACA information-reporting requirements Q: What is IRS Notice 2018-94, and how does it affect...

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Government shutdown affects Oklahoma breweries

Oklahoma breweries unable to apply for new beer label licenses amid government shutdown

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Powered by Clean Energy’s Redeem RNG, Overseas Freight Deploys the First Commercial Near-Zero Trucks at Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 8, 2019--Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE ) announced it will supply Redeem™...

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Sun-kissed economies of scale are to this utility's liking.

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative has finalized a deal to add 220 megawatts of solar-generated power to its capacity...

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Oklahoma must attract more venture capital

A few years ago, I attended an executive education program in venture capital at the University of California at Berkeley. The...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 8, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 8, 2019

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Streetcar 'joke' ends with community discussion, improvements

On New Year's Eve I called the new Oklahoma City streetcars a joke on Twitter and said I was giving up on them. Had I not spent...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 8, 2019

Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 8, 2019

OSU pursuing improvement through ShotTracker system

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Over the summer, OSU added the ShotTracker system to its auxiliary gym, which the team uses every other practice. With the aid of sensors in the ceiling, small trackers attached to players’ shoes and chargeable basketballs, the Cowboys’ movements...

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Defense: Other partner killed McStays, buried them in desert

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Greed, debt and a gambling problem drove a Southern California man to kill his business partner's...

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Trump heads to TV, border as fed workers face paycheck sting

WASHINGTON (AP) — With no breakthrough in sight, President Donald Trump will argue his case to the nation Tuesday night that a...

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CES 2019: TV set maker LG makes its sets disappear

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Here are the latest findings and observations from...

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Free rides continue as streetcar enters post-holiday service

Streetcar reports ridership of 86,000 in first three weeks.

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Judge allows tribes to challenge Corps' Dakota Access study

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge is allowing four Native American tribes in the Dakotas to challenge the recent conclusion...

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Judge rips attorney as 'unprofessional' in Russia probe case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday reprimanded an attorney for a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016...

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Home items are getting smarter and creepier, like it or not

NEW YORK (AP) — One day, finding an oven that just cooks food may be as tough as buying a TV that merely lets you change...

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Oklahoma utility seeks rate increase after equipment upgrade

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An environmental organization is criticizing an Oklahoma utility's request to increase rates after...

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Saudi woman seeking asylum can stay temporarily in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family over alleged abuse and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport...

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World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces his departure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Yong Kim, the president of the World Bank, announced Monday he is resigning at the end of January.Kim's...

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Mayor orders audit of fund controlled by embattled alderman

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has ordered an outside audit of a $100 million-per-year workers' compensation fund...

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New York City firefighter plunges to his death from bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter fell to his death late Sunday when he slipped through a narrow gap between lanes of...