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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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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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Bio Matters: Oklahoma City Hough Ear Institute CEO tunes into noise-induced
Jim Stafford: Dr. Richard Kopke is an ear surgeon and chief executive officer at the Hough Ear Institute, a not-for-profit research organization just south of Integris Baptist Hospital. He recently won the 2014 Researcher Recognition Award from the …
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What to do in Oklahoma on April 6, 2014: Check out the Medieval Fair of Norman
What to do in Oklahoma on April 6, 2014: Check out the Medieval Fair of Norman. By Brandy McDonnell Modified: April 6, 2014 at 7:35 am • Published: April 6, 2014. Advertisement. ;. Combatants on the human chessboard fight at the Medieval Fair at Reaves …
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Former Oklahoma National Guardsman arrested in uncle's death
PORTER — An Oklahoma National Guard veteran who was hailed as a hero for his actions in fighting off a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan was arrested Tuesday on accusations that he fatally shot a relative. Maxx Robinson, 23, is accused of killing his …
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Oklahoma schools have several options if a third-grader fails reading test
One of the exemptions is a portfolio that most, if not all, Oklahoma third-grade teachers are keeping for each of their students to prove reading proficiency in the event the child fails the spring test. If the child's work throughout the school year …
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Fire crews battling large grass fire in Oklahoma County
Oklahoma City, Choctaw, Harrah, Newalla, Nicoma Park, Jones and Midwest City fire departments are all on scene working to contain this fire. Crews have been on scene fighting this blaze since 1:25 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Authorities have blocked off S.E …
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Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame announces new class of inductees
Fry is a third-generation Oklahoma journalist who joined OPUBCO in 1994 as features editor of The Oklahoman before joining its digital operation in 1996. She served as director of multimedia and led the team that launched NewsOK in 2001. She began her …
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Oklahoma Judge Strikes Execution Law Over Privacy
An Oklahoma judge voided the state's execution law Wednesday, agreeing with inmates that a "veil of secrecy" preventing them from seeking information about the drugs used in lethal injections violated their rights under the state constitution. Oklahoma …
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Top-10 player spring update: Oklahoma
His tendency to play his best in OU's biggest games, particularly against Alabama, Oklahoma State and Notre Dame, is what makes him a special player. 5. Safety Quentin Hayes: He goes somewhat unnoticed, but Hayes' versatility is a critical piece in OU …
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Dirk Nowitzki scores 32 as Mavs beat Thunder in overtime
Nowitzki scored seven of his 32 points in overtime, leading the Mavericks to a 128-119 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. Nowitzki also had 10 rebounds and six assists. In Dallas' loss to Brooklyn on Sunday, he was 2 for 12 from …
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