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4 min ago | NewsOK.com

Real deals Oklahoma real estate transactions Aug. 30

New York City-based Lindsay Associates LP paid $1.25 million to Walmart Stores East LP for a 29,808-square-foot building and 3.79 acres at 401 Linwood Plaza in Lindsay.

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3 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Blasphemy, free speech and the - Black Mass' in OklahomaBlasphemy,...

The First Amendment protects the right of any group to rent space in the Civic Center, as long as they obey the law.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Oklahoma transgender candidate misses making history by 22 votes

Paula Sophia, 48 -- Democrat, author, retired cop and Army veteran -- lost 990 to 968 in a primary runoff for an Oklahoma House seat.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, US News, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Oklahoma City University

News9 Oklahoma City

HHS Releases Current Number Of Illegal Children In Oklahoma

Hundreds of undocumented children left Ft. Sill two weeks ago, but many remain in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Kids

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Prosecutors charge Oklahoma officer with rape

An Oklahoma City police officer has been charged with 16 counts that include rape and sexual battery after authorities said he attacked at least eight women while on patrol.

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NewsOK.com

Help The Oklahoman name the narrators

The Oklahoman is preparing to launch a mobile application that would allow you to listen to stories from our newsroom while you commute to and from work.

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KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma traffic alerts for Labor Day weekend travelers

As Oklahomans head out on the roads to travel for the Labor Day holiday weekend, there are a bunch of traffic alerts that could put a few bumps in the road.

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Related Topix: Weatherford, OK, Randlett, OK, Davis, OK, Pawhuska, OK

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Assault charge filed in Oklahoma beating death

Prosecutors have levied additional charges against a man who they say fatally struck a man in the head with a baseball bat at a sports complex.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

7 Oklahomans file class action lawsuit against energy company

RIGHT NOW THE OFFICER IS ISOLATED FROM OTHER INMATES FOR HIS PROTECTION. THEY ARE CALLING IT THE LAST STRAW.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Tornado-surviving horse wins race at Remington

A LUCKY HORSE KEEPS HIS STREAK ALIVE. HE LIVED THROUGH THE MAY 20 TORNADO AND PROVED HOW CHARMED HE IS LAST NIGHT AT A REMINGTON PARK.

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The Washington Post

Oklahoma loses, Indiana wins federal education waiver

The Obama administration has stopped exempting Oklahoma from the toughest requirements of No Child Left Behind , the federal education law, after the state opted to drop the Common Core academic standards and revert to its old K-12 guidelines in math and reading.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Mary Fallin

WATE-TV Knoxville

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a... As Arthur T. Demoulas made a triumphant return Thursday to lead the Market Basket supermarket chain, it was the words of his employees ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Violent Crime

News9 Oklahoma City

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WMC-TV Memphis

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

An Oklahoma death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Prison, Mary Fallin, US Governors

NewsOn6 Tulsa

No Harm Done To Black Hawks Covered In Foam At Oklahoma Army National Guard

The foam accident at the Oklahoma Army National Guard base Tuesday is getting national attention and images and exclusive video are going viral.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tulsa, OK

NewsOK.com

Tulsa couple urge U.S. Supreme Court to use Oklahoma case for...

A Tulsa County same-sex couple who want to marry have won favorable rulings from a federal judge and appeals court but say the Oklahoma case presents an ideal opportunity for a far-reaching ruling on whether states can ban same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Tulsa, OK, US News, US Supreme Court, Tulsa County, OK, Gay/Lesbian

KMBC-TV

Oklahoma Joe's to change its name

THE SHOOTING IS BEING CALLED AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT. A KANSAS LANDMARK WITH AN OKLAHOMA NAME IS GETTING CLOSER TO ITS ROOTS.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Family Believes VA Should Have Provided Better Care

Military leaders call soldier suicide an epidemic, and an Oklahoma family is living through the pain.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Ponca City, OK, Oklahoma City, OK

NewsOK.com

Transgender Oklahoma House candidate concedes defeat

Paula Sophia greets supporters Tuesday at her watch party in Oklahoma City. Sophia, a former police officer and U.S. Army veteran who was trying to become the state's first transgender legislator, was narrowly defeated by former pastor Jason Dunnington in the runoff for the state House District 88 seat.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma County, OK

NewsOK.com

Landowners file lawsuit against planned Oklahoma wind farm

A group of central Oklahoma landowners upset with planned wind farms have filed a nuisance lawsuit in federal court in Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Kingfisher, OK

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