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1 min ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Extreme Heat Continues Its Grip On Eastern Oklahoma

Tulsa County remains under an Excessive Heat Warning and the rest of eastern Oklahoma under a Heat Advisory Wednesday even though a weak cool front is expected to cross the state this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Tulsa County, OK, Weather, Tulsa, OK

4 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Oil company geologist to talk Okla. earthquakes

A geologist with one of the country's largest independent oil producers will talk about the recent uptick in earthquake activity in Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Oklahoma Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Make-A-Wish Volunteers Give Dream Car To Oklahoma Teen

So, volunteers charged into action, not to restore the old truck, but a much bigger idea; turn his dad's broken down Charger, into the famous car.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Glenpool, OK

NewsOK.com

OSBI agents are looking for man accused of killing his father-in-law in Oklahoma

James Douglas Manken, 40, is accused of killing his father-in-law in his Adair County home.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Durant Daily Democrat

Common Core repeal has Oklahoma educators worried12:39 pm | 0

With the Legislature's repeal of tough, new English and math standards known as Common Core, education leaders said they're concerned Oklahoma students will fall further behind their counterparts in more than 40 states that have implemented the standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Education Etc., Oklahoma City, OK

The Bennington Banner

Man charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya

An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya,

NewsOK.com

Man ordered to stand trial in shooting death outside Oklahoma bar

A Lawton man accused of a fatal shooting outside a bar has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of second-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KSWO

Juvenile justice system topic of upcoming lecture

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services is opening up its fall lecture series next month with a discussion about mental health and the justice system.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Volunteer Dedicates Life To Preserving Oklahoma's Heritage Horse

Many Native American tribes ended up with the ponies, renowned for their endurance and gentle dispositions.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Pushmataha County, OK, Choctaw, OK

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahomans React To Executive Order Protecting LGBT Contractors

Nearly 40 ago President Lyndon B. Johnson banned discrimination based on race or national origin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Oklahoma City, OK

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Untapable has final workout for Haskell start

Leading 3-year-old filly Untapable worked four furlongs Monday morning on Saratoga's Oklahoma training track for her final breeze before Sunday's Haskell Invitational.

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NewsOK.com

Century-old documentary shot on day of Oklahoma Capitol groundbreaking is missing

A mystery of sorts surrounds the July 20, 1914, groundbreaking ceremonies for the Oklahoma state Capitol building.

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Related Topix: Chandler, OK, Lincoln County, OK

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma Watch: Oklahoma cities must navigate hazard mitigation plans before weather disasters

As a massive tornado bore down on Moore on the afternoon of May 20, 2013, residents scrambled to find shelter.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Moore, OK, Weather, Hurricane, Cleveland County, OK

KSL-TV

New arrivals worry some in the Oklahoma Panhandle

A family who says they were excommunicated from Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect has moved to a small city located in the Oklahoma Panhandle, raising concerns among some residents.

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Related Topix: FLDS, Religion, Oklahoma Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Gay marriage news: Legal victories in Oklahoma and Florida fuel progress

Same-sex marriage continued its victorious momentum towards the end of last week.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Oklahoma Government, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Fans Remember Actor James Garner In Norman

James Garner, 86, known for his roles in Maverick, The Rockford Files, and The Notebook, passed away in his Los Angeles home Saturday night.

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Related Topix: The Rockford Files, Murphy's Romance, Comedy Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Bret Maverick, The Notebook, Celebrities, James Garner

KRMG-AM Tulsa

More Oklahomans applying to become troopers

We've told you about two bills passed in our state, designed to get more applicants to apply to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol academy.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

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Group hopes to build Oklahoma pop culture museum

Jamie Oldaker toured the world drumming for the likes of Eric Clapton, among others, but he never lost touch with Oklahoma, where he honed the skills that enabled him to spend his life making music.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Tulsa, OK

Duncan Banner

Dorman within 5 points of Fallin in governor's race

Republican Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin holds only a 5-point lead over Democratic State Rep. Joe Dorman in the governor's race, a new poll shows.

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

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma dams to be rehabilitated under 2014 Farm Bill

Oklahoma resident Stan Mullins stands on the dam at Perry Lake after the announcement ceremony Friday for the Oklahoma watershed program.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Perry, OK, Natural Disasters, Flood

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