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Oklahoma State football: Seminoles riding high in the spring

Oklahoma State football: Seminoles riding high in the spring
OSU opens the 2014 season against defending champion Florida State on Aug. 30 at JerryWorld in Arlington. It's a case of bad timing. An OSU-Florida State game to open the 2013 season would have been rich; the '13 Cowboys could have stood up to the …
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Firefighters: 2 possible hazmat situations in Oklahoma City
According to investigators, officers that transported Preston Harrison Rhoads, 30, who is the suspect in a murder-for-hire plot could be contaminated by possibly hazardous material. Rhoads was inside two patrol cars at some point Thursday and …
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Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes
Oklahoma City Thunder notebook: Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes reportedly suspended 20 games. His suspension starts immediately, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports, which will make him ineligible to participate in the first-round series with …
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Wednesday Video Spotlight: Oklahoma City Ballet debuts Robert Mills' "Beauty

Wednesday Video Spotlight: Oklahoma City Ballet debuts Robert Mills' "Beauty
Principal dancer Miki Kawamura performs as Belle in Oklahoma City Ballet's new production of “Beauty and the Beast.” Company artist DaYoung Jung also is dancing as Belle during the three-show run, while principal dancers Ronnie Underwood and Yui …
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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin not pleased by decision on Lexington, Purcell
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin not pleased by decision on Lexington, Purcell federal disaster loans. The U.S. Small Business Administration rejected the request to make federally subsidized disaster loans available to businesses impacted by the closure of a …
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Oklahoma prohibits towns from setting own minimum wage standards

Oklahoma prohibits towns from setting own minimum wage standards
No city or county in Oklahoma will be allowed to set their own mandatory minimum wage or employee benefits, according to a law signed by Republican Governor Mary Fallin on Monday. The new law, formerly known as Senate Bill 1023, comes amid a …
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Oklahoma Man Killed in Accident Northeast of Seymour
Trooper Tony Fulton says 41-year-old William Steed from Cache, Oklahoma was killed in the crash. Officials say Steed was driving north on 183 when he veered into a ditch, over corrected, and the car went airborne for a while before rolling several …
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Sooners Upend Cowboys in 18 Innings
The game-winning rally finally came in the top of the 18th, 10 minutes past midnight, when sophomore second baseman Kolbey Carpenter (Waco, Texas) ripped a double to left that scored the go-ahead run in a 12-9 win for the University of Oklahoma …
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Kelly Bostian: Spring in Oklahoma may be late, but it's coming

Kelly Bostian: Spring in Oklahoma may be late, but it's coming
Heck, some places even saw a little snowfall on Monday — must be April in Oklahoma. What this cold front means for fishing and hunting is — likely — a little bit of a slowdown. Let's just look at the cold this week as a handy pause button that will …
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Oklahoma travels to Oklahoma State for baseball
STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma is on the road for a nonconference baseball game at Oklahoma State. The Sooners and Cowboys are to start at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Stillwater. The Sooners are 23-14 overall and 4-5 in Big 12 play while the Cowboys are …
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Oklahoma AG files anti-discrimination lawsuit against Miami restaurant, owner
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma's attorney general has filed an anti-discrimination lawsuit against a Miami restaurant and its owner over allegations of sexual harassment of employees. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Ottawa County District Court is the first …
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Georgia, Oklahoma set spring game attendance marks

Georgia, Oklahoma set spring game attendance marks
A couple of long-time coaches can still apparently pull in the fans after all of these years. During the busiest spring game Saturday of the month of April, both Georgia and Oklahoma set records for spring game attendance. The Bulldogs watched as 46 …
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Group forms to save Kerr Mansion in Oklahoma
POTEAU, Okla. (AP) – A nonprofit group has been formed in eastern Oklahoma to save the Kerr Mansion near Poteau. Friends of the Kerr Mansion Inc. has been meeting for the past few months to come up with ideas to save the mansion, which once served …
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Facing bipartisan backlash, Oklahoma reconsiders Common Core education
Oklahoma is the latest state to move toward repealing the Common Core national education standards. Once a source of bipartisan support, the standards now face criticism from the left and right. Jeffrey Brown gets two views on the potential repeal from …
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Linen Runway Show Benefits Children's Miracle Network, Miss Oklahoma Pageant

Linen Runway Show Benefits Children's Miracle Network, Miss Oklahoma Pageant
OKLAHOMA CITY -. Former Miss Oklahoma title holders and Miracle Children from the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals will walk the runway Tuesday evening in, not gowns, but table linens. Marianne's Rentals for Special Events and Gaillardia County …
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Small plane crashes near Cookson Airport
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an airplane has gone down near the Cookson Airport in eastern Oklahoma. Related. Lincoln County sheriff: Skeletal… Video captures driver plowing into… Counter protesters push Westboro… Police: Suspects crash after.
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Lastest Oklahoma News

OKC Republican, Independent join governor's race
OKLAHOMA CITY — Two candidates who plan to make legalization of marijuana their top priority have filed to run for governor in Oklahoma. Forty-six-year-old Oklahoma City lawyer Chad Moody filed Thursday to run against incumbent Gov. Mary Fallin in the …
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Former Warren Easton basketball standout Eric Weary has Oklahoma State
Former Warren Easton basketball standout Eric Weary, who played at Howard College last season, announced a top five of Oklahoma State, Florida International, Western Kentucky, Penn State and Houston earlier this week. Weary posted a picture to …
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Oklahoma Bill Would Limit Minimum Wage
ARDMORE, OK — A bill is currently going through the Oklahoma state legislature that would limit minimum wage. Business owners and employees in Ardmore are mixed about the bill's details. In a 68 to 22 vote, the Oklahoma House of Representatives voted …
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Group Pushes To End Oklahoma's Ban On Medical Marijuana

Group Pushes To End Oklahoma's Ban On Medical Marijuana
She, like Paul, believes Oklahoma voters have the right to decide whether the marijuana, for medical purposes, should be legalized in the state. "It's a valid medicine and it needs be recognized as such, it could literally help hundreds of thousands of …
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Wind industry project pipeline filling back up in Oklahoma, nation
Wind industry project pipeline filling back up in Oklahoma, nation. After a slow start to 2013, wind development plans gained momentum and more than 100 projects were under construction across the country by the end of the year, the American Wind …
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Strong Smell Of Smoke Reported Across Central Oklahoma
A very strong smell of smoke and a haze has covered the Oklahoma City metro and neighboring communities Friday morning. Fire departments across the area have received reports of the smoke, but the source of the smoke has not been located. According …
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Earthquakes shake central Oklahoma Wednesday and Thursday
The 4.1 quake was felt in parts of southern Logan and northern Oklahoma counties at 2:33 a.m. The epicenter was about six miles south-southwest of Guthrie, about a half mile north of W Forrest Hills Road. Social media users in the area reported feeling …
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Lastest Oklahoma News

Governor Fallin seeks loans for Oklahoma businesses hurt by bridge closure
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin announced Wednesday that she has asked for federally subsidized loan assistance for businesses in McClain and Cleveland counties that have been financially damaged by the temporary closure of the bridge that …
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Fracking Fingered: 100 Earthquakes In Oklahoma
The jury is still out on this one, but when Oklahoma gets more than 100 earthquakes in less than three months, attention naturally turns to fracking, the natural gas and oil drilling method that involves pumping a vast amounts of chemical brine …
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Oklahoma Senate, House leaders oppose education funding proposal

Oklahoma Senate, House leaders oppose education funding proposal
Scott Inman: Inman and his GOP counterpart oppose diverting funds from roads and bridges for education funding. Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 6:37 am, Mon Apr 7, 2014. Oklahoma Senate, House leaders oppose education funding …
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Oklahoma wins Wyoming Cowboy Classic by 7
Oklahoma won its third team title of the season on Tuesday at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic. The Sooners, 16th in the Golfweek rankings, shot a 9-under 271 in the final-round. Junior Charlie Saxon lead the way with a 4-under 66. BYU and Colorado finished …
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Zephyrs blow four-run lead, lose series opener to Oklahoma City
Metairie, La. – The Oklahoma City RedHawks overcame an early four-run deficit, scoring six unanswered runs to open their series against the New Orleans Zephyrs with a 6-4 victory at Zephyr Field Monday night. Although New Orleans had not scored more …
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