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2 hrs ago | Hot Air

Oklahoma will charge homeowners who generate their own power

A disturbing story out of the Sooner State this week, noted by Doug Mataconis at Outside the Beltway .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Fox 23

Okla. House passes three human trafficking bills

Law enforcement across the state fears that human trafficking is on the rise. In fact, FOX23 has covered two cases involving four suspects in just the past couple of weeks.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Oklahoma Government

News9 Oklahoma City

3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Edmond

An earthquake rattled near Edmond, Oklahoma, Sunday afternoon. According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, a 3.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 2:07 p.m. Its epicenter was located eight miles north of Edmond, eight miles south, southwest of Guthrie, 17 miles north, northeast of Warr Acres, and 20 miles north of Oklahoma City, according to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Edmond, OK, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Guthrie, OK, Warr Acres, OK

NeOnbubble

History: America's Dust Bowl

This is a concise guide to the 1930s' Dust Bowl that occurred on the prairies of America using photographs from the Library of Congress .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Outside the Beltway

Oklahoma To Charge Homeowners Who Install Solar Panels

If you live in Oklahoma and you put solar panels on your house, you're going to have to pay a surcharge to your electric company thanks to a new law signed by Governor Mary Fallin last week: Oklahoma residents who produce their own energy through solar panels or small wind turbines on their property will now be charged an additional fee, the result ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma Government, US Governors, Mary Fallin, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Norman, OK

News9 Oklahoma City

One Dead After Two Cars Collide In Kingfisher County

A woman died in a car wreck Friday evening after her vehicle collided with a truck in an uncontrolled intersection.

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Related Topix: Kingfisher County, OK, Hennessey, OK

NewsOK.com

Steam locomotive visits Oklahoma Railway Museum in Oklahoma City

Time travel isn't possible yet, but people who want a dose of railroad history can visit the Oklahoma Railway Museum for a look at a restored 1930s-era steam locomotive.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK

Sat Apr 19, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Appeals Court Denies Stay Of Execution For Oklahoma Inmates

Lawyers for Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner asked for an emergency stay while the courts sorted out their lawsuit over what they claim is a veil of secrecy surrounding Oklahoma's execution protocol.

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My Mother Lode

Pork producer subsidiary to use compressed gas

A subsidiary of Oklahoma pork producer Seaboard Foods has begun using trucks fueled by compressed natural gas to deliver biodiesel.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Alternative Energy, Energy

KTVN Reno

Calif inmate death in Oklahoma under investigation

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says the death of 33-year-old Todd Bush was ruled a homicide following an autopsy by the Oklahoma medical examiner's office this week.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, California, California Government, State Prisons

Daily Mail

Oklahoma man, 20, charged with multiple counts of rape for game of...

Cockpit Kate! The Duchess of Cambridge sits in an F-18 fighter as she and Prince William take a tour of air force base in Queensland Teacher confronted over abuse on You Tube faces trial over 100 alleged sex crimes including abusing girl in school locker room and hiding her in a closet when they were nearly discovered No you can't! Hundreds of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Michelle Obama, JonBenet Ramsey

MotherJones

Newly Released Clinton Doc: White House Aide Blasts Bill Clinton and...

Among the trove of Clinton-era documents released Friday afternoon by the former president's library is an email from an angry White House aide who blasts President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore for not attending the funeral of Oklahoma Democrat Carl Albert.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Oklahoma Government

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Police: Man is shot and killed in Lawton

The Oklahoman reports that officers responded to reports of gunshots at about 2:20 a.m. and found the victim lying in a driveway.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Arrests Made In ATV Crash That Nearly Killed Oklahoma Teen

The probable cause affidavit said the teenagers made up a story to protect one of their mothers, and to cover up what really happened the night Christian Mayberry's life was changed forever.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Sequoyah County, OK

News Max

Moore, Oklahoma: New Building Codes in Effect to Protect Tornado City

Moore, Oklahoma has adopted stringent building codes that went into effect Thursday to protect the city from the destruction of future tornadoes.

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, Natural Disasters

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma man faces 20 years in prison for possession of child pornography

A Tulsa man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday for possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr. for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Prison

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

"We will never forget" Oklahomans gather to remember 19 years after bombing

Posted on: 7:02 am, April 18, 2014, by KFOR-TV and A. Edwards , updated on: 07:36am, April 18, 2014 Our state will pause to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever on the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing this weekend.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Christian University

Norwalk Citizen News

Cherokee Nation to build new east Oklahoma casino

A casino in eastern Oklahoma operated by Cherokee Nation Businesses will be replaced with a newer, larger complex featuring a hotel, officials said.

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Related Topix: Nation, Hard-Rock

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Justices Send Execution Case To Lower Court

The Oklahoma Supreme Court says it is not the place for death-row inmates to go if they want a stay of execution.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

What's next in gay marriage's legal odyssey?

Plaintiff challenging Oklahoma's gay marriage ban Sue Barton, left, gets a hug from her pastor, Tulsa based Reverend Leslie Penrose, of the United Church of Christ, after leaving court following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

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