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Oklahoma City police shoot two pit bulls in three days

Oklahoma City police have shot and killed two pit bull terriers in separate incidents after the dogs bit officers. About 5:10...

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OSU infielder Matt Kroon named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

Tuesday, Kroon was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, the third Cowboy to earn that honor. Kroon hit .296 with 11 home...

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Not guilty plea entered for Oklahoma woman in daughter's attack

TULSA (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has entered a not guilty plea for an Oklahoma woman charged with stabbing her 11-year-old...

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Regular exams can help save your life

Many times people often put off going to the doctor because they fear the worst or they may think, “I’m fine so why bother?”...

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Oklahoma County Sheriff's office investigates Deer Creek High School break-in and egg vandalism

Two students broke into Deer Creek High School early Monday where damage from broken eggs and glass was reported. One district...

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Monkey captured after escaping crate at San Antonio airport

The monkey was cornered by officials Monday afternoon.

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Oklahoma health notes for May 22

Oklahoma health notes for May 22

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Firing AD not good news for Kansas football coach

Sheahon Zenger hired David Beaty; now Zenger is gone at Kansas, and the new athletic director is likely to make a change at...

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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter criticizes opponent in campaign ad

Oklahoma attorney general and campaign opponent spar over TV ad.

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OHP releases name of Moore man killed Saturday night in Lake Thunderbird boating collision

Name of one person killed Saturday night at Lake Thunderbird has been released by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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Smith brothers legacy evolves in Midtown

Time can do a lot to change perspective, and that is exactly what has happened over the past 20 years when it comes to the...

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Israel says it is the first country to use U.S.-made F-35 in combat

Israel is the first country to have used the U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on...

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Want to start a specialized medical center? It helps to have a philanthropist patient

The 10-year lead-up reflects the difficulty of starting such a specialized enterprise, which isn’t expected to turn a profit.

Low enrollment may force OKC district to close schools

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Oklahoma City Public Schools will consider closing some schools, expanding others and redrafting boundaries before the end of the year to cut costs amid declining enrollments.

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Earthquake lawsuit gains class-action status

A lawsuit claiming oil company New Dominion LLC is responsible for damage caused by the 2011 earthquakes near Prague has gained...

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Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final

Game 7 is Wednesday night at Tampa Bay. The winner faces the Vegas Golden Knights, who are in the Stanley Cup Final in their...

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One thing streetcar test crews will watch carefully is cars parked along the route.

Streetcar testing moved onto downtown Oklahoma City streets Monday, beginning six months of trials leading up to the start of...

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Hiring outlook good for college grads

Higher education officials say nearly 34,000 students earned degrees from public colleges and universities during 2017-18. The...

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Roger Stone says Trump may not run in 2020, pledges to line up challenger to Pence-Haley ticket

Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone pledged to have someone lined up to challenge Vice President Mike Pence should he run for...

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Industry and business groups support Supreme Court action

Oklahoma industry and business leaders Monday praised a U.S. Supreme Court decision to consider a case that could affect law...

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Nonprofit to get Guthrie publishing museum

Guthrie Tomorrow Coalition Inc. has an agreement in principle to acquire the 116-year-old Foucart-inspired building from the...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Make physical activity a family priority

Decades of research have (repeatedly) shown that adults who are physically fit have a decreased risk of developing chronic...

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Q&A: NCAA champion Jennifer Kupcho

Wake Forest’s Jennifer Kupcho is the 2018 NCAA golf women’s individual champion.

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Morning Bell: OKCPS to consider closing schools

Oklahoma City Public Schools will consider closing some schools, expanding others and redrafting boundaries before the end of...

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Constable writes himself a ticket after getting caught on camera running red light

The constable only conceded that he ran the red light after watching video from the deputy's dashcam.

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State briefs for May 22

CLAREMORE Medal of Honor recipient to speak Medal of Honor recipient Melvin Morris will be the special guest at the Oklahoma...

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OU baseball: Sooners' Jake Irvin finds consistency to earn Oklahoman Big 12 Pitcher of the Year honors

Irvin went 6-1 with a 3.01 ERA, throwing a Big 12-best 86 2/3 innings and leading the league with 103 strikeouts.

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Oklahoma motorcycle crashes on the rise with temperatures

As motorcyclists hit the roads as the weather warms, so do the number of crashes on Oklahoma roads, data shows.

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

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

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Oklahoma Scene: Golf pros earn U.S. Open exemptions

The exemptions bring the number of fully exempt players to 77. All 23 exemptions were awarded to players who earned a place in...

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Norman North hires Mount St. Mary boys basketball coach Kellen McCoy

When looking for its next head basketball coach, Norman North had to cross rivalry lines.

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OKC firefighters extinguish blaze Monday night in former city jail building

Oklahoma City firefighters Monday night extinguished a fire in a building where the former city jail was located.

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Laugh Lines and Other Wrinkles I Have Known: On the Rise

On The Rise: Sometimes 'Progress' can be daunting when landmarks and skylines that show you the way home have changed.

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Alabama doctor acquitted in rock guitarist's overdose death

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jurors acquitted an Alabama physician accused of prescribing drugs that killed a former guitarist for rock...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage.

Anniversaries for Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

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Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers Tuesday over what one of them...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Jason Aldean, James Bay, Florence + the Machine and more to perform on tonight's 'The Voice' season finale

Superstar recording artists Jason Aldean, James Bay, Florence + the Machine, Halsey featuring Big Sean, Dua Lipa, and season 13...

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Oklahoma gains momentum in startup investments, deals

The State Science & Technology Institute (SSTI), the national network that serves those involved in technology-based...

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Oklahoma venues nominated for Academy of Country Music’s Industry Awards

The Academy of Country Music has revealed the Industry Award and Studio Recording Award nominees for the 53rd Academy of...

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Not guilty plea entered for Tulsa woman in daughter's attack

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has entered a not guilty plea for a Tulsa woman charged with stabbing her 11-year-old...

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OSU infielder Matt Kroon named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year

Oklahoma State junior Matt Kroon was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year after hitting .296 with 11 home runs, 17 doubles and...

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Favre details addiction, recalls trips to rehab

NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehab centers for his dependence on painkillers and...

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New York City police officers, including groom, killed in wedding day car crash

Two off-duty New York City police officers, one who was a groom celebrating his wedding day, were killed Sunday night after...

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OKC school district names new superintendent

McDaniel is currently the superintendent of Mustang Public Schools, where he has served as the top administrator since 2012. He...

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No serious injuries reported in Tuesday OKC school bus crash

A school bus crashed in southwest Oklahoma City Tuesday afternoon, Oklahoma City Fire Department officials report.

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Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Like actors rehearsing a script, Missouri lawmakers on Tuesday publicly read aloud the previously...

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Stocks sink late as smaller companies and industrials fade

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks faded Tuesday afternoon and finished the day mostly lower as industrial companies and retailers fell....

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Ugly letters force Ada coach to leave

After leading the Ada High baseball team to one of its most successful seasons in recent history, head coach Austin Jarvis...

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Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A bronze plaque honoring soccer star Brandi Chastain got a red card Tuesday after a social media outcry...

Employment falls as the oil industry becomes more efficient

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A heightened focus on technology and efficiency gains over the past four years has allowed the oil and natural gas industry to return to profitability and recover from the deepest industry downturn in a generation. But not all of the industry...

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Hunter accused of giving bribes for African elephant kill

DENVER (AP) — U.S. prosecutors have indicted the owner of a South African hunting company, accusing him of bribing Zimbabwean...

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Photo of Oklahoma firefighters with their babies goes viral

After seven births in 15 months, the most recent coming in April, the Glenpool Fire Department is cooling it for now.

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Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod...

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Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

SEATTLE (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy advocates are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful...

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UCLA coach Carrie Forsyth not happy about loss, but 'it's better than not being here'

After missing out on the NCAA championships a year ago, UCLA was happy to be back, but not ready to go home on Tuesday

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Two men injured in Monday fall at downtown OKC construction site

Two men injured Monday in downtown OKC construction site fall

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Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old who was supposed to be on house arrest for auto theft was charged Tuesday with...

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Top travel destinations of 2018

Most of the international destinations are beach themed.

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Attorney: Mexican man wrongly detained at marriage interview

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for a 37-year-old Mexican man who was taken into custody during a mandatory marriage interview at...

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Woman accuses R. Kelly of sexual battery, giving her herpes

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly sexually abused and demeaned a woman, locked her in rooms and vehicles for punishment and infected her...

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Congress nears dismantling of post-crisis bank rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was taking a final step Tuesday toward dismantling a chunk of the rules framework for banks...

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Harry and Meghan ... all dolled up

Harry and Meghan dolls introduced

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Kansas justices express doubt about school funding hike

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A majority of the Kansas Supreme Court expressed skepticism Tuesday that the Legislature and governor...

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Danger grows as fissures spew lava bombs

Fissures in the ground near Kilauea volcano in Hawaii have started spewing lava bombs and damaging homes in the region. CNN's...

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Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U.S....

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OSU's James Vilade tying together special needs, baseball communities

In 2014, Vilade founded the Keeper of The Game Foundation, a nonprofit devoted to supporting children with special needs and...

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Judge praises 30-year-old son's legal research, boots him from parents' house anyway

Syracuse, NY -- State Supreme Court Justice Donald Greenwood tried everything he could today to convince a 30-year-old man to...

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4 teens arrested after killing of Baltimore County police officer

All four teenagers sought by police after the killing of a Baltimore County police officer Monday are in custody. Dawnta...

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Video: Blake Shelton and other 'Voice' coaches perform duets with Top 4 finalists

The Season 14 finale of "The Voice" got underway Monday night, and it looks like Oklahoma country music superstar Blake...

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State burn ban dropped to seven counties

Citing improving wildfire conditions, Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday dropped the state’s burn ban to seven counties.

The OK -- The Travel Issue

LifeMay 6, 2018

As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...

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Jada Pinkett Smith opens up about hair loss

On her Facebook talk show, Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about the emotional impact of her hair loss.

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For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, died at his secluded island home off...

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Ajaccio's win confirmed despite violence at French playoff

PARIS (AP) — The French league on Tuesday rejected a request from second-division club Le Havre to be handed a default victory...

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Krystal Keith and Lance Carpenter duet 'Anyone Else' hits country radio

Show Dog Nashville recording artists Krystal Keith and Lance Carpenter are unleashing their duet "Anyone Else" at country radio...

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Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Assertions by Denmark's immigration minister that Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose a safety hazard...

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The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a hearing with EPA chief Scott Pruitt on a widespread contaminant in drinking water (all times...

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Can a swimsuit be the new power suit?

Swimsuits for All's new ad campaign encourages women to

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 22, 2018: Hear electro/pop/rock duo FRENSHIP at the Tower Theatre

Hear electro/pop/rock duo FRENSHIP - James Sunderland and Brett Hite - in concert at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Two people dead in Oklahoma accidents, highway patrol reports

Two people are dead from Oklahoma accidents, highway patrol reports

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The Morning Brew: Streetcar testing continues; GOP candidates talk school shootings

Oklahoma City's streetcar system will open later this year.

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Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

ATLANTA (AP) — Four states will cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Voters in Arkansas, Georgia and...

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Surface owners have rights regarding oil and gas development

Surface owners have rights regarding oil and gas development Q: Why should surface owners be concerned about the development of...

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Special needs students experience virtual reality

Their destinations included the moon and the pyramids. They rode raptors and went snorkeling. All without leaving their classroom.

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Plogging is a light run with big impact on litter

Plogging is a combination of jogging and "plocka upp," the Swedish term for pickup.

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Oklahoma business briefs

Great Plains Bank completes merger ELK CITY — Great Plains National Bank has completed its merger with Liberty Federal Savings...

Health

Some people do better exercising at a low-intensity pace

The average person may have a metabolism that is not agile. If you are not metabolically flexible, you have a tough time...

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New shingles vaccine provides better protection for seniors

If you’re 50 or older, there’s a new shingles vaccine on the market that’s far superior to the older vaccine, so now is a great...

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Two Canadian Valley Tech board seats filled

Canadian Valley Technology Center recently appointed two people to fill vacated board of education seats.

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Does talent lead to success? Maybe not

Generally, the most successful agents tend to be those who are only slightly above average in talent but with a lot of luck in...

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Oklahoma technology briefs

Consumer Reports: Tesla's Model 3 has 'big flaws' For much of the past year, Tesla's Model 3 has been the darling of auto...

One thing women are putting off longer these days

NewsMay 13, 2018

More women are delaying motherhood. The median age of new mothers in the U.S. is 26 years old, compared to 23 in 1994, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.

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More men with low-risk prostate cancer are rejecting aggressive treatment, new study suggests

Researchers found that in 2005, only 27 percent of men under 65 chose to forego immediate therapy and instead signed up for...

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Gesture offers reassurance when a separation of some kind lies ahead

Gesture offers reassurance when a separation of some kind lies ahead.

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Achievers

Ethan Andrew Noble, 18, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

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Can you be too old to donate blood?

When do you become too old to donate blood and why does blood donation become dangerous?

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Bigger trucks on the road more dangerous, sheriff tells congress

The Payne County sheriff testified that a request from the nation's delivery services to allow larger semi loads is a dangerous...

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Document shredding and medication drop-off event to provide secure disposal

A free shredding and medication drop-off event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22.

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Two injured in downtown construction accident

Two men were injured in what is believed to be a fall from the third story of a downtown construction site in Oklahoma City....

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Morning birds may live longer than night owls

What can you do if you're a night owl? Make changes to your environment and even your genetic predisposition!

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Eighth annual Bethany 66 Festival planned Saturday along Route 66

The eighth annual Bethany 66 Festival will be held Saturday in downtown Bethany along historic Route 66.

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Cyprus toughens vetting for investment-for-passport scheme

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — In the wake of criticism that it was operating a "passports-for-cash" scheme, Cyprus has toughened up...

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Lava creeps onto geothermal plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as...

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McDonald's workers march on new Chicago HQ for $15 an hour wages

Workers marched to McDonald's new corporate headquarters in downtown Chicago on Monday to protest what they contend is the...

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Florida man climbs on playground equipment to tell children where babies come from

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (WPMI) — According to the Tampa Bay Times, a Florida man climbed on top a piece of equipment at a...

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Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state TV has interviewed a woman it claims to be the mother of a former Russian spy poisoned in...

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Israel says it takes 'severe view' of Palestinian request at International Criminal Court, calls on ICC to reject move

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it takes 'severe view' of Palestinian request at International Criminal Court, calls on ICC to...

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After racial turmoil, city hires black female police chief

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have given final approval to hiring the city's first...

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Uncertainty surrounds US, North Korea summit

CNN's Will Ripley reports that North Koreans want the upcoming summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un to take place,...

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LeBron James' 44 points lifts Cavs to win

Cleveland is trying to become the 20th team — out of 300 — to overcome a 2-0 deficit and James, who has already orchestrated...

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Kellen McCoy takes over as boys basketball coach at Norman North

When looking for its next head basketball coach, Norman North had to cross rivalry lines.   Norman Public Schools...

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What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that...

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Pastor: Depression preceded fatal crash into restaurant

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man accused of crashing a car into a restaurant table full of loved ones, killing...

Auto thefts decline in Oklahoma City

NewsMay 14, 2018

Auto thefts in Oklahoma City have declined by about 30 percent since 2012. Police said although it's difficult to say why the number of thefts increase or decrease from one year to the next, advances in technology likely have played a role in the...

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Redbirds edge Dodgers

Austin Gomber pitched eight innings, allowing just one run on six hits, as the Redbirds defeated the Dodgers, 2-1, to open a...

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OU's Soo finishes 19th

Playing with OSU senior Emma Broze, most in the crowd were donning orange and black, but her teammates and a few OU faithful...

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Broze relishes final journey around Karsten Creek

The lone Cowgirl in the field gave the fans a thrilling ride during her final round, and her final memory was a birdie falling...

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FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice...

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Big 12 baseball: Big improvement fuels Texas' Kody Clemens to Oklahoman Big 12 Player of the Year honors

The son of pitching legend Roger Clemens improved by leaps and bounds and then finished the year with a strong kick to earn The...

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The Oklahoman's 2018 All-Big 12 team

THE OKLAHOMAN'S 2018 ALL-BIG 12 TEAM The Lineup Pos. Player, Class, School;;Avg.;;HR;;RBI C Colin Simpson, Jr.,...

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Ford looks to snap 16-year Coca-Cola 600 drought

It's been 16 years since Mark Martin won the Coca-Cola 600, and a Ford driver has not been to victory lane for the marquee...

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Wild hire Predators assistant Paul Fenton as new GM

The 58-year-old Fenton spent the last 12 seasons as assistant GM for the Predators.

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Tulsa teen arrested after police say he fatally shot brother on accident

While being questioned by detectives, the teen said he removed the clip from the pistol, pointed the gun at his brother and...

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High schools sports notebook: COAC announces baseball team

Following a breakout season, Mustang outfielder Logan Glass was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Offensive Player...

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Man admits to hate crimes in Kansas bar shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who yelled "Get out of my country!" before killing one Indian immigrant and wounding...

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Raymond Felton is a steadying presence the Thunder needs to keep

Whether or not the Thunder brings back Felton, who played for the veteran’s minimum this past season ($2.3 million), players of...

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Patrick Murphy murder case headed to the U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it will hear a capital murder case that calls into question whether the 1866...

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The Oklahoman’s Big 12 Coach of the Year: Josh Holliday, Oklahoma State

OSU followed an 11-10-1 start with a 16-4 run that included sweeps of TCU, Kansas State, Kansas and Oklahoma.

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The Oklahoman’s Big 12 Freshman of the Year: Zach Zubia, Texas

Having originally committed to Pierce at Tulane, Zubia sat out the 2017 season after transferring to Texas. As a redshirt...

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Big 12 baseball tournament schedule, ticket, TV info

Three theme nights are scheduled at the ballpark, starting with the Tailgate Party on the Mickey Mantle Plaza from 3-6 p.m....

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How a local boxer is living his dream while inspiring others to chase theirs

Local boxer Alex Saucedo had an audacious dream; he wanted to fight one day at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Next month, the...

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Search continues Monday for two missing people after Saturday night boating collision on Lake Thunderbird

A search is underway for two people after a boating collision was reported Saturday night during storms on Lake Thunderbird in...

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Norman police seek hit-and-run driver

NORMAN — Police are looking for a driver in a hit-and-run crash Monday afternoon. Investigators are searching for a white,...

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How fast did tickets sell out for OU's super regional?

The hottest ticket in Norman sold out in less than 20 minutes Monday morning. Tickets to Oklahoma's super regional against...

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Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

NewsMay 6, 2018

Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer classroom resources. But it has come at the same time the rate of students dealing with a slate of social challenges have...

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The OSU women's basketball team lost guard Areanna Combs on Monday after the Putnam City West product transferred to Eastern Michigan

The OSU women's basketball team lost guard Areanna Combs on Monday after the Putnam City West product transferred to Eastern...

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Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third place, convicted ex-coal baron Don...

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Felton provided great consistency for OKC

Felton wasn't great at everything, but the Thunder needed a professional backup point guard and got just that

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Portrait of despair: Opioids land more women behind bars

JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — On opposite sides of the county jail, a mother and her son chat about school, girls, birthday gifts —...

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Hall of Fame coach Holtz settles lawsuit with Daily Beast

Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit...

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'Don't be mad at Claire': McCaskill courts black voters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The African-American community's frustration with Sen. Claire McCaskill is real.The perception that the...

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Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

ROME (AP) — With Europe and markets watching anxiously, Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the...

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Judge: School shooting suspect comments are admissible

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Incriminating statements to law officers made by a student arrested after four people were shot at a...

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Tuttle hires former Norman North coach Bryan Merritt

Weeks after stepping down at Norman North, coach Bryan Merritt has a new landing spot.  Merritt was announced as the next...

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LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT...

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Kansas fires AD, saying progress in some areas 'elusive'

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sheahon Zenger brought an impeccable reputation to Kansas, where he was tasked with solidifying an...

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Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military on Monday captured an enclave in southern Damascus from Islamic State militants following a...

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Some 'meddling teens' get a prequel film

Ever wonder what Daphne and Velma were up to before they met Scooby-Doo and the rest of the Mystery, Inc. gang?

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Man kills self early Sunday after four-hour standoff in southwest Oklahoma City, police report

A man shot and killed himself after a four-hour standoff with police early Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City.

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Storms late Saturday, early Sunday cause damage in McClain and Cleveland counties

Storms late Saturday and early Sunday caused damage in McClain and Cleveland counties

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Iran's transgender people face discrimination despite fatwa

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother's balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful...

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Boswell boy, 15, dies Sunday in Choctaw County ATV accident

A boy, 15, from Boswell, died Sunday in an ATV accident, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.

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Police arrest man in connection with Monday morning bank robbery in NW OKC

Police arrest man in connection with Monday morning bank robbery in northwest Oklahoma City.

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Detained Iranian-British woman learns of new charges in Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The husband of an Iranian-British woman detained in Tehran says she now faces a new charge...

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Final album from Jimmy LaFave, who died one year ago today, due out in July

“Peace Town,” the collection of final recordings on Music Road Records made by iconic singer, songwriter and song interpreter...

The OK -- The Food Issue

LifeFeb 4, 2018

Peanut butter. If I have one go-to food, that's it. Crunchy or smooth? Doesn't matter. Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan? Don't care. Love them all. On toast, on a cracker. Plain or with a pickle, like my mom taught me. Even on a hamburger. If you...

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Small College Basketball honors Hudson

38-year commissioner of the Sooner Athletic Conference honored for distinguished service

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Eunice Police: Woman claims to find razor blade in fast food, later arrested

The Eunice Police Department says they have arrested a woman after she claimed she received a mouth injury from a razor blade...

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How a rehab boss exploited the drug epidemic - with impunity

For years, a drug rehab program in North Carolina sent people with addictions to work for free as caregivers for elderly and...

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Interviews, photos and video: Native American New Play Festival bringing 'Round Dance,' other American Indian stories to Oklahoma City

A slice-of-life comedy “where Creeks meet West,” “Round Dance” will be the featured production of the ninth annual Native...

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How quickly were tickets sold for the Sooners' super regional?

OU's super regional series against Arkansas — the hottest ticket in Norman — was sold out in less than 20 minutes on Monday...

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From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

LONDON (AP) — Lisa Meyer's hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and...

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Video: Oklahoman Audra Mae, who co-wrote Christina Aguilera's new song, featured during Billboard Music Awards, while MercyMe wins Top Christian Artist

Acclaimed singer-songwriter and Oklahoma native Audra Mae was featured on Sunday's 2018 Billboard Music Awards, where one of...

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New danger as lava reaches Pacific Ocean

Lava from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is hitting the Pacific Ocean and it's sending laze, a dangerous combination of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 21, 2018: See the 1977 animated epic 'Wizards' at the Tower Theatre

See Ralph Bakshi's 1977 animated epic "Wizards" at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

Sports

OU begins series with Arkansas on Friday

Coming off a dominant regional performance, Oklahoma (53-3) will open its super regional against Arkansas with a 4 p.m. game on...

Life

World tour inspires new Demi Lovato for Fabletics collection

Demi Lovato's new summer collection for Fabletics inspired by her world tour

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Berry Tramel: These NBA Playoffs stink

This is not compelling basketball, and you can’t blame it all on the hoarding of superstars.

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Connection with Bucks makes Sampson a Magic candidate

Sampson has the University of Houston rolling, but he's built connections in the NBA

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Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rose on Monday as the United States and China put a trade war on hold, clearing...

Mostly sunny Monday with high near 82 in Oklahoma City

Mostly sunny Monday with a high temperature near 82 degrees in Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service reports.

Business

NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International...

News

Morning Bell: Safe rooms in schools

Sunday was the five-year anniversary since a tornado killed 24, including seven children at Plaza Towers Elementary in Moore.

Life

When is it OK to take out a mortgage once you're debt-free?

When is it OK to take out a mortgage once you're debt-free?

Life

20-40-60 Etiquette: Caught in a chat

Columnist says be aware that our invitations on email or Facebook Messenger can quickly become spam if we include too many people.

Business

#OKC Boxscore for Monday, May 21, 2018

#OKC Boxscore for Monday, May 21, 2018

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Case casting 'cloud of doubt' over thousands of Oklahoma convictions could be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court

Two tribal cases from Oklahoma are awaiting action by the U.S. Supreme Court: an Osage wind farm dispute and a Creek murder...

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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Two dead in wrecks on state roads

Two people died Saturday after wrecks on state roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Edward G. Landes, 54, Tulsa About...

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Republicans at fish fry remain confident in party's future

Republicans confident party will retain control of state government despite budget problems.

Life

Savvy Senior presents 25 great gadgets for easier aging

Hosted by Savvy Senior columnist Jim Miller, Norman Regional Health System is sponsoring a series of free educational outreach...

Life

Americana: Finding American hospitality abroad

An American abroad provides respite for others in town for family.

Life

Make it a Blockbuster Night

Affect starts with “a” which stands for action. Effect is the result of the affect’s change.

Life

Nature & You: Be smart and choose deer-resistant landscaping plants

White-tailed deer can be fun to watch. Some of us enjoy having them in our neighborhoods. That 'welcome mat' starts wearing...

News

GOP candidates blame morals, mental illness for school shootings

Republicans running for governor say moral decay, mental illness, to blame for school shooting tragedies.

Life

The Archivist: Tell it to Sweeney.

An Oklahoma City councilman adapted the phrase for his own use when dealing with certain constituents and on May 19, 1918, The...

Life

Family Talk: Invest in the future like Warren Buffett

Commentary: Early Childhood Learning is the kind of investment Warren Buffett can get behind. And we should, too. For the sake...

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The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals has upheld the 2014 dismissal of a state Department of Environmental Quality attorney accused of conspiring with a state...

The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals has upheld the 2014 firing of a state Department of Environmental Quality attorney who was...

Life

Organization turns fear, insecurity to hope for at-risk teens

For many homeless and at-risk teens, it's a struggle to find a place to sleep or enough food to eat. Pivot seeks to remedy that...

News

Edmond art student draws acclaim

Edmond Memorial senior Jordan Tacker already drawn has attention from the Pratt Institute of New York City. That institute,...

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Inasmuch Foundation gives $4.154 million in grants to 47 organizations.

Inasmuch Foundation, founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, supports education, health and human services and community...

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The Morning Brew: Kilauea brings new threat

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Wife told soldier her baby died — then tried to sell the newborn on Facebook, police say

Army Sgt. Steven Garcia is a patrol supervisor with a military police unit, but the fight of his young life isn't on a...

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Boat adrift with two dozen African migrants rescued off Brazil coast

A boat with two dozen migrants from West Africa was rescued off the coast of northern Brazil, officials from the state of...

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Afghan official: Taliban kill 5 workers clearing land mines

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban killed at least five members of a demining team in southern...

Business

Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his meeting Tuesday with the leaders of the European parliament...

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The next life saved by a seat belt could be yours

Nationwide enforcement campaign to remind people to wear their seat belts kicks off. Most understand the lifesaving value of...

Sports

After four-year prep, Dakari Johnson's education continues in NBA

Dakari Johnson's development required two seasons at Kentucky — a virtual snail’s pace at a one-and-done basketball factory —...

Sports

Has LeBron caught Jordan?

The argument goes much deeper than Jordan's six championships trumping LeBron's three

Dozens of schools built safe rooms following Moore tornado

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At least 65 school districts across the state have constructed safe rooms since 2013, according to a survey conducted by The Oklahoman.

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Business

Home green home

Marla Esser Cloos, a green home expert, earned national recognition by Professional Women in Building just in time to help...

Sports

OKC Dodgers: OKC powers past Nashville to win series

Jake Peter hit two home runs as the Oklahoma City Dodgers beat the Nashville Sounds 11-2 to win the series Sunday.

Sports

Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors made a second-half...