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1 hr ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Seven Oklahomans arrested after allegedly propositioning officers

The thick woods on the south-side of Hefner Lake has been a hot spot for alleged sexual crimes for years.

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5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Oklahoma officials provide update on tornado relief funds, response

Two disaster recovery funds formed in response to last May's devastating Oklahoma tornadoes have spent $9.4 million to date assisting victims, Gov. Mary Fallin and United Way of Central Oklahoma officials announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors

10 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them, putting them back on track to be executed as early as next week.

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

11 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

$2.7 Million Grant Awarded to Schools for Healthy Lifestyles benefiting Oklahoma Students

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded 67 grants totaling more than $33 million to Local Education Agencies and community-based organizations.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Education Etc., Oklahoma City, OK

15 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

New Law Allows Children To Use Therapy Dogs In Oklahoma Courts

Beginning in 2010, the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office began having therapy dogs sit alongside children in court to help calm them down.

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Related Topix: Tulsa County, OK, Mary Fallin, US Governors

19 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Funding For Oklahoma Autism Program Cut

A statewide program for children with autism could soon be eliminated. Critical funding for the program has been cut.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Moore, OK

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons, McAlester, OK

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

'They're going to kill me,' 74-year-old Oklahoma woman relives brutal dog attack

A 74-year old Enid woman was viciously attacked by two dogs and is still recovering in the hospital from her injuries.

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Fox 23

Oklahoma lawmaker seeks impeachment of court justices

A member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives is drafting a resolution seeking the impeachment of five state Supreme Court justices, who granted a delay of execution to two death-row inmates.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Conservatives to protest Holder's Oklahoma trip

Some conservative politicians and activists are planning to protest U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's speech to a group of graduating Oklahoma City Police Department cadets.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Mustang students injured in land run accident

Emergency medical officials say two Mustang elementary students and one adult were hospitalized after an accident during an event marking the Oklahoma land run anniversary.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Early Morning Earthquakes Rock Logan County

According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey , the first one, a 2.9 magnitude earthquake, was recorded at 3:04 a.m. Its epicenter was located three miles south of Langston and eight miles east of Guthrie.

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Related Topix: Logan County, OK, Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Langston, OK, Guthrie, OK

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Raw Story

Rachel Maddow: Oklahoma's 'sun tax' law means...

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Monday that Oklahoma's new law essentially fining homeowners who install solar energy panels, while disappointing, represented an advance of sorts for champions of renewable energy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

KSWO

Okla. House defeats bond issue to repair Capitol

The Oklahoma House has defeated legislation that would authorize up to $160 million in bonds to repair the state's nearly 100-year-old Capitol.

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

KTVN Reno

Oklahoma faces budget crisis despite economic boom

Oklahoma's oil patch is booming, its capital city is thriving and the unemployment rate is falling through the floor, testifying to the state's roaring recovery from the recession.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax, Mike Pence, Mary Fallin, US Governors

The Huffington Post

Oklahoma Faces Budget Crisis Despite Economic Boom

Oklahoma's oil patch is booming, its capital city is thriving and the unemployment rate is falling through the floor, testifying to the state's roaring recovery from the recession.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax, Mike Pence, Mary Fallin, US Governors

KAUZ

Stay cancels Oklahoma death row inmate's execution

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Landslide, Science / Technology, Space, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons

WCAX-TV Burlington

Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Wyoming Government, Wyoming, Landslide, Science / Technology, Space

The Miami Herald

Stay cancels Oklahoma death row inmate's execution

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, Restaurant Management, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Wagoner School Superintendent Responds To Former Bus Driver's Arrest For Sex Abuse

WAGONER, Oklahoma -- Wagoner students returned to school Tuesday as an investigation continues into alleged child sexual abuse by a former bus driver.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Wagoner, OK, Wagoner County, OK

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