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1 hr ago | TMZ.com

Oklahoma Football Star -- I Didn't Rape Sorority Girl ... Despite Allegations

Oklahoma University football superstar Frank Shannon has told police he DID NOT rape a sorority girl at his apartment back in January ... despite allegations from the woman.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

6 hrs ago | Crimson And Cream Machine

Oklahoma Sooners Linebacker Frank Shannon Accused Of Sexual Assault

Its never fun to post these types of stories/updates but news is news and you might as well read it at a friendly site rather than from a rival's.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Oklahoma NCAA

10 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Okla. House Democrats call for education funding

Oklahoma educators stood with state House Democrats on Wednesday and renewed their call for a school funding hike, keeping the spotlight on an issue that brought thousands of demonstrators to the Capitol building two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Education Etc., Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KSWO

Bill allows smoking at Okla. veterans' centers

Residents of Oklahoma's veterans' centers will be allowed to smoke on the property for a few more years under an agreement worked out between the governor, Legislature and the War Veterans Commission.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Oklahoma Trooper Pay Increase Bill Advances

A measure aimed at bringing state trooper salaries up to the level of those in other states easily passed off the House floor on Tuesday, a news release says.

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EDGE

Round 2: Court Takes up Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tulsa County, OK, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US Supreme Court

Cybercast News Service

Round 2: Court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage case

Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tulsa County, OK, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US Supreme Court

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Oklahoma's US Senate candidates speak on panel

Three of the top Republican contenders for the open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn are touting their conservative credentials in a town hall-style forum.

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

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Self-funded Oklahoma legislator leads fundraising

A 27-year-old first-term state representative from Oklahoma City who put $500,000 of his own money into his campaign has amassed the biggest war chest in the race to replace Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford in the 5th Congressional District.

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

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Festival celebrating Caddo culture scheduled

The Caddo Festival 2014 will be Saturday at the Oklahoma History Center with a language symposium and traditional Caddo dances.

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The Raw Story

Beer and bullets: Oklahoma gun range applies to sell liquor to shooters

"As a group we wanted to build a place, the first one in Oklahoma, where you could go in, shoot, enjoy the retail area and then go to the cafA©," Jeff Swanson, owner of the Wilshire Gun Club recently told KOKH .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSWO

Okla. Senate leader re-elected to third term

Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman has been re-elected to a historic third term as the Senate leader.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

Daily Kos

Oklahoma, where the minimum wage will never be raised

Connecticut and Maryland recently passed legislation to increase the minimum state-wide.

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

Examiner.com

'The Real Housewives of Orange County' heads to Oklahoma with a big move

Last night fans got to see the big season premiere of "The Real Housewives of Orange County."

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, US Military, US Marine Corps, Altus, OK, Fort Sill, OK

Fox 23

Okla. lawmakers vote to ban sex offenders in parks

The Oklahoma House of Representatives has voted to prohibit habitual or aggravated sex offenders from entering a neighborhood, town, county or state park.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

Fox 23

Fallin signs minimum wage hike ban in Oklahoma

Cities in Oklahoma are prohibited from establishing mandatory minimum wage or vacation and sick-day requirements under a bill that has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Community Chats Held To Improve Minority Health In Oklahoma

One topic of discussion is obesity. In Oklahoma, three in ten whites are obese. The number increases for other ethnic groups.

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Related Topix: Langston University, Tulsa, OK

NewsOK.com

Louisiana man dies after head-on collision in Oklahoma

About 5:55 a.m., Tilman Palmer, 76, of Amite City, La., was driving a pickup southbound on State Highway 48 just south of Carson Ridge Road.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Friends, family mourn former Oklahoma physician killed in suburban Kansas City shooting

Family and friends are mourning the death of a doctor with deep Oklahoma roots who was shot and killed Sunday near Kansas City, Kan.

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Related Topix: University of Oklahoma, Bray, OK, Marlow, OK

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Cold weather, Ukraine tensions push wheat higher

Cold weather in U.S. growing areas and more worries about disruptions to exports from Ukraine sent the price of wheat sharply higher Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science

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