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21 min ago | NewsOK.com

Help The Oklahoman name the narrators

The Oklahoman is preparing to launch a mobile application that would allow you to listen to stories from our newsroom while you commute to and from work.

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4 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma traffic alerts for Labor Day weekend travelers

As Oklahomans head out on the roads to travel for the Labor Day holiday weekend, there are a bunch of traffic alerts that could put a few bumps in the road.

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Related Topix: Weatherford, OK, Randlett, OK, Davis, OK, Pawhuska, OK

9 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Assault charge filed in Oklahoma beating death

Prosecutors have levied additional charges against a man who they say fatally struck a man in the head with a baseball bat at a sports complex.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

13 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

7 Oklahomans file class action lawsuit against energy company

RIGHT NOW THE OFFICER IS ISOLATED FROM OTHER INMATES FOR HIS PROTECTION. THEY ARE CALLING IT THE LAST STRAW.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Tornado-surviving horse wins race at Remington

A LUCKY HORSE KEEPS HIS STREAK ALIVE. HE LIVED THROUGH THE MAY 20 TORNADO AND PROVED HOW CHARMED HE IS LAST NIGHT AT A REMINGTON PARK.

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The Washington Post

Oklahoma loses, Indiana wins federal education waiver

The Obama administration has stopped exempting Oklahoma from the toughest requirements of No Child Left Behind , the federal education law, after the state opted to drop the Common Core academic standards and revert to its old K-12 guidelines in math and reading.

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

WATE-TV Knoxville

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a... As Arthur T. Demoulas made a triumphant return Thursday to lead the Market Basket supermarket chain, it was the words of his employees ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Violent Crime

News9 Oklahoma City

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WMC-TV Memphis

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

An Oklahoma death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Prison, Mary Fallin, US Governors

NewsOn6 Tulsa

No Harm Done To Black Hawks Covered In Foam At Oklahoma Army National Guard

The foam accident at the Oklahoma Army National Guard base Tuesday is getting national attention and images and exclusive video are going viral.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tulsa, OK

NewsOK.com

Tulsa couple urge U.S. Supreme Court to use Oklahoma case for...

A Tulsa County same-sex couple who want to marry have won favorable rulings from a federal judge and appeals court but say the Oklahoma case presents an ideal opportunity for a far-reaching ruling on whether states can ban same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Tulsa, OK, US News, US Supreme Court, Tulsa County, OK, Gay/Lesbian

KMBC-TV

Oklahoma Joe's to change its name

THE SHOOTING IS BEING CALLED AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT. A KANSAS LANDMARK WITH AN OKLAHOMA NAME IS GETTING CLOSER TO ITS ROOTS.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Family Believes VA Should Have Provided Better Care

Military leaders call soldier suicide an epidemic, and an Oklahoma family is living through the pain.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Ponca City, OK, Oklahoma City, OK

NewsOK.com

Transgender Oklahoma House candidate concedes defeat

Paula Sophia greets supporters Tuesday at her watch party in Oklahoma City. Sophia, a former police officer and U.S. Army veteran who was trying to become the state's first transgender legislator, was narrowly defeated by former pastor Jason Dunnington in the runoff for the state House District 88 seat.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma County, OK

NewsOK.com

Landowners file lawsuit against planned Oklahoma wind farm

A group of central Oklahoma landowners upset with planned wind farms have filed a nuisance lawsuit in federal court in Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Kingfisher, OK

NewsOK.com

Okla. Education Board creates standards committee

The Oklahoma Board of Education created a steering committee Wednesday to develop the process for replacing Common Core education standards for English and math instruction in the state's public schools.

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

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma police department using plastic cop to deter speeders

He's been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on numerous other sites for his ability to deter crime.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Three Of Four Oklahoma Schools Approve Bond Issues With Storm Shelters

Four School Districts in Oklahoma voted on bond issues that included adding safe rooms or storm shelters to schools.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Moore, OK, Elmore City, OK, Panama, OK, Rush Springs, OK

The Wichita Eagle

Oklahoma Joea s takes a Kansas City name

Before the end of the year, the nationally known barbecue restaurant will officially change its name to Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Kansas City, KS, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Leawood, KS, Olathe, KS

Business Journal

Oklahoma's Mississipian Lime feels the rattle of earthquakes daily

Oklahoma has been rocked by more than 100 earthquakes that registered at or above 2.5 on the Richter scale in August, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

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