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1 hr ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

"We will never forget" Oklahomans gather to remember 19 years after bombing

Posted on: 7:02 am, April 18, 2014, by KFOR-TV and A. Edwards , updated on: 07:36am, April 18, 2014 Our state will pause to remember those who were killed, those who survived and those changed forever on the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing this weekend.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Christian University

6 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Cherokee Nation to build new east Oklahoma casino

A casino in eastern Oklahoma operated by Cherokee Nation Businesses will be replaced with a newer, larger complex featuring a hotel, officials said.

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Related Topix: Nation, Hard-Rock

10 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Justices Send Execution Case To Lower Court

The Oklahoma Supreme Court says it is not the place for death-row inmates to go if they want a stay of execution.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

What's next in gay marriage's legal odyssey?

Plaintiff challenging Oklahoma's gay marriage ban Sue Barton, left, gets a hug from her pastor, Tulsa based Reverend Leslie Penrose, of the United Church of Christ, after leaving court following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stock market ends higher as earnings pour in

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WTVF Nashville

Ky. jury says ex-priest should serve 15 years

The government's latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop in illnesses from salmonella.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

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

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

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

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