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4 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Former Oklahoma student records one second of every daya . for 19 months

He created a video that took him 19 months to complete but it will only take you 10 minutes to watch.

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7 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Okla. voters have until Friday to register to vote

Oklahoma voters who wish to cast ballots in the Aug. 26 primary runoff election have until Friday to register to vote.

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11 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Tulsa school, the first gay-friendly school in Oklahoma, celebrates diversity

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .

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11 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Arraignment set for woman accused in cold case

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15 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Oklahoma earnings brief for July 30

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Education Week

Oklahoma lawmakers to study guns on campus

Several Oklahoma legislators said they want college students and faculty to be able to carry guns on campuses, but officials at Oklahoma's two largest schools disagree.

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KTUL-TV Tulsa

Okla. corrections audit recommends more oversight

A recent audit of Oklahoma's prison system recommends more financial oversight from the governing board and a closer look at the increasing cost of health care.

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Examiner.com

Shop tax free this weekend in Oklahoma City

According to the Oklahoma Tax Commission, tax free weekend will be from 12:01 AM on Friday, August 1 through midnight Sunday, August 3. This is a great opportunity to get back to school clothes for your kids.

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NWAonline

Police: Oklahoma murder suspect could be in Northwest Arkansas

Police are looking for a man accused of murder in Oklahoma, and believe he could be in Northwest Arkansas, according to a news release from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

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KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Study: 1 in 3 Americans delinquent on debt; How Oklahomans compare

More than a third of the country struggles paying debts on time, according to a study released by the Urban Institute.

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Sunherald.com

Roundup of Oklahoma editorials

An Associated Press story Monday quoted Randy Browning, who witnessed the execution of Kimberly McCarthy, who died peacefully last year after a lethal injection at a Texas prison.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Prison, Healthcare Law, Law, Death Penalty, Opinion

USA Today

Eric Clapton honors JJ Cale with a cool 'Breeze'

Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty and other devotees of JJ Cale pay tribute to the late musician on 'The Breeze,' out July 29. Eric Clapton honors JJ Cale with a cool 'Breeze' Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty and other devotees of JJ Cale pay tribute to the late musician on 'The Breeze,' out July 29. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: ... (more)

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USA Today

Eric Clapton honors JJ Cale with a cool 'Breeze'

Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty and other devotees of JJ Cale pay tribute to the late musician on 'The Breeze,' out July 29. Eric Clapton honors JJ Cale with a cool 'Breeze' Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty and other devotees of JJ Cale pay tribute to the late musician on 'The Breeze,' out July 29. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: ... (more)

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Business Journal

Oklahoma earthquake rattles southern Kansas

Some individuals in south-central Kansas counties, including Sedgwick, Butler and Harper, felt an earthquake Monday evening that was centered on Nash, Okla.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics talks about medical marijuana

SUPPORT FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA. THE BUREAU OF NARCOTICS ARE OKAY WITH CERTAIN TYPES OF THE DRUGS.

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NewsOK.com

Oklahoma football: Joe Mixon meets with police investigators;...

Kevin Finlay, the attorney representing OU freshman running back Joe Mixon, released the following statement to the media Monday afternoon regarding the assault allegations against his client: "This past Friday morning Joe Mixon found himself in a situation where he was subjected to both verbal and physical attacks from a very intoxicated and ... (more)

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5NEWSonline.com

Sales Tax Holiday Approaching For Arkansas And Oklahoma Residents

A somewhat tax-free weekend on certain items is just ahead for Arkansas and Oklahoma residents as many prepare to go back to school, according to affiliate station KTHV.

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NewsOK.com

Homeless people are susceptible to Oklahoma's extreme heat, advocates say

Oklahoma's hot, sweaty summers can make life miserable for anyone who has to be outside.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Virginia Keeps Drug For Lethal Injections That Had Problems Elsewhere

A drug that was used in botched executions in other states will remain part of Virginia's lethal injection mixture.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Fallin wants probe to include botched executions

Gov. Mary Fallin wants investigators looking into Oklahoma's flawed execution to consider problems that have popped up in other states, such as Ohio and Arizona, as they develop recommendations for improving how Oklahoma puts condemned inmates to death, the governor's spokesman said on Friday.

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