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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Study: Same Sex Marriage Ban Costing Oklahoma Millions

While the ban on same-sex marriage in Oklahoma has been ruled unconstitutional, marriage ceremonies still cannot be performed.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Wedding, Mary Fallin, US Governors

12 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

OGS installing seismic activity monitors around Oklahoma

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE GET INVOLVED AND HAVE A GAME PLAN IN PLACE. LET'S GO TO ARIANNA GARZA IS NEAR GUTHRIE.

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16 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

CDC: Oklahoma teen birth rate second-highest in US

The Oklahoman reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the 2012 findings on Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NewsOK.com

OKC's Neighborhood Services Organization prepares for a new home at old address

The Neighborhood Services Organization is set to build a new home where its old one stood at 431 SW 11, just south of the Oklahoma River in the Riverside neighborhood.

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NewsOK.com

Oklahoma football: Joe Mixon reactivates Twitter account, breaks silence one day after suspension

OU freshman Joe Mixon quietly reactived his Twitter account Monday evening - hours after being arraigned on a misdemeanor charge - then broke his silence Tuesday afternoon.

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WTKR-TV Norfolk

Watch: News anchors freak out during earthquake on live TV

A 4.2 Magnitude earthquake hit Oklahoma Tuesday morning. The quake's epicenter was just over 30 miles north of Oklahoma City and was felt for miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey Our sister stations in Oklahoma City, KFOR-TV and KAUT, were live on air when the tremor hit , as you can see in the video above.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Military Vehicles Used By Police At Center Of Ferguson Debate

Missouri's governor is lifting a curfew in a St. Louis suburb, while the National Guard is on hand to help restore order in the city of Ferguson.

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Related Topix: Missouri, US National Guard, US Military, Oklahoma

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Attention: Don't let the latest internet hoax scare you

Images circulating on social media warned Oklahomans that a real-life version of the movie " The Purge " was set to take place at the end August.

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Bradenton.com

Oklahoma suspends freshman RB Mixon

According to the Oklahoman, the highly-touted freshman running back has been suspended for the season for an incident that led to his being charged with one count of an "act resulting in gross injury."

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NewsOK.com

Oklahoma football: Former Sooner Kendal Thompson loses Utah quarterback battle

Former Oklahoma quarterback Kendal Thompson transferred to Utah for a shot at being a starter, but Monday, Travis Wilson was listed atop the depth chart.

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Insurance Journal West

Ex-Oklahoma Assistant AG in Work Comp Case Files Wrongful Termination Suit

Ted Rossier filed the $175,000 claim with the State Office of Risk Management, The Oklahoman reported.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Inmate from Okla walks out of federal prison in La

Federal marshals and Grant Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for an Oklahoma inmate who escaped from the minimum-security prison in Pollock.

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Sentencing Law and Policy

Noting a legal mess with sex offender registries that is not ok in OK

This local article , headlined "Confusion Continues Over Sex Offender Registry In Oklahoma," spotlights some of the legal challenges that can arise when a jurisdiction keeps tinkering with its sex offender registration laws.

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Examiner.com

Oklahoma runoff elections Tuesday showing purple to blue?

Oklahoma runoff elections for various offices will be on Tuesday, August 26th. This is the proposed balloting line up.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Local doctors volunteer their time to help thousands of Oklahomans

Remote Area Medical visits Oklahoma every two years, bringing valuable medical equipment to hundreds of doctors volunteering to treat patients.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma credit card users complain to federal regulators less than national average

Oklahoma credit card users are less likely to complain about their credit card companies than customers in other states, according to an analysis of complaint data to federal regulators.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Organizers: Oklahoma medical marijuana petition will fall short

An effort to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma likely won't be included on the November ballot because advocates won't be able to collect enough petition signatures ahead of the deadline, the organizer of the initiative said Friday.

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

Washington Times

Federal officials close Oklahoma immigration court

The Oklahoman reports the federal Executive Office for Immigration Review has announced it will no longer hear cases at the location.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Ex-lawyer in Oklahoma AG's office files claim

Ted Rossier filed the $175,000 claim Thursday with the State Office of Risk Management, The Oklahoman reported .

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Sunherald.com

West Nile virus cases plummet in Oklahoma

The Oklahoman reports that 2012 was the worst year on record for the mosquito-borne disease, with 176 cases and 15 deaths.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Oklahoma

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