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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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

Washington Times

4 now charged in Australian college player's death

A fourth person was charged Monday in the death of an Australian baseball player who was fatally shot as he jogged in a southern Oklahoma neighborhood last summer.

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Related Topix: East Central University, Family, Teenagers

KSWO

Half of Okla. House members draw no opponent

With the candidate fields set, campaigns for state House and Senate seats across Oklahoma are ramping up, but half of the state House and nearly one-third of the state Senate members can mothball their campaigns for another cycle.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Freezing Temps To Follow Severe Weather Across Eastern Oklahoma

Severe thunderstorms producing heavy rain, strong winds and hail rolled across southeastern Kansas and eastern and southern Oklahoma Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Weather, Osage, OK, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Stephens County, OK, Duncan, OK

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Snow Is Falling Across Northwest Oklahoma

Snow is falling across several counties in far northwest Oklahoma, Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Woodward, OK, Fort Supply, OK

Washington Times

Oklahoma AG cautions about tax and rebate scams

Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning Oklahomans about tax and rebate scams as the deadline nears to file personal income tax returns.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Tax, Personal Finance, Social Security

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoman sends Passover in a box to a Jewish Marine serving in Afghanistan

HALFWAY around the world, a Jewish Marine is enjoying many of the traditional foods and customs of Passover, thanks to a Christian in Oklahoma who has "adopted" him as one of her own.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Norman, OK

News9 Oklahoma City

Tornadoes Touch Down In Southern Oklahoma

At least three tornadoes touched down around 6 p.m. in between Bray and Velma, to the south of Lake Fuqua.

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Related Topix: Bray, OK, Velma, OK, Stephens County, OK

KSWO

Tornado watch issued for much of Oklahoma

Strong thunderstorms brought heavy rains to parts of Oklahoma and the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for much of the eastern half of Oklahoma and portions of north Texas.

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Related Topix: Weather

Fox 23

Legislation targeting Okla. judiciary stirs debate

Oklahoma lawmakers are considering tinkering with the way state Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges are selected for the first time since a bribery scandal rocked the state's highest court 50 years ago.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

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