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3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn plans a series of town hall meetings in Oklahoma as he prepares to resign from the Senate at the end of the current term.
6 hrs ago | KSWO
Law enforcement tells us an inmate is missing. He is 26-year old Aaron Kelsey. The Oklahoma Department of Corrections website says he's 5'10", and weighs about 170 pounds, with brown hair, green eyes and multiple tattoos.
12 hrs ago | Daily Journal
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Arizona Republic justice reporter Michael Kiefer describes what he saw as a witness to the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took more than an hour and a half at the state prison on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.
On a hot July afternoon, a woman who called herself Mary Elizabeth Walker boarded a ferry that cruises the Oklahoma River, setting out on a voyage through time.
The State Board of Education has again voted to delay a formal plan for adopting new education standards in math and English amid opposition to the proposal by three education groups that represent public school boards and administrators from across Oklahoma.
A geologist representing the oil and gas industry says his business is not to blame for the uptick in Oklahoma quakes.
The race for governor in Oklahoma has tightened up considerably, and challenger Joe Dorman says he thinks the chaotic state of the educational system has a lot to do with his campaign's momentum.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for several counties in eastern Oklahoma Wednesday.
A Winfield woman's Medicaid scam fell apart when officials learned that the person she was getting government money to care for was actually in jail in Oklahoma, the Kansas attorney general's office reported Tuesday.
Oklahoma's attorney general says a decision by a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., against a provision of the federal health care law bolsters the state's lawsuit that challenges a similar provision of the Affordable Care Act.
A decades-old case over rates for the former Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. is back - again - after a group of Oklahomans filed a class-action lawsuit to review the proceedings.
A report from the Institute for Child Advocacy shows nearly one in four Oklahoma children are now living in poverty.
I posted a snippet of Oklahoma beer trivia on my Facebook page yesterday, and it started something of a mini-conversation on the interwebs.
An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children.
Campers at last year's BELL camp visit the Oklahoma Science Museum. From left are Elbin, Teague, Annie and Gianna.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:00 am
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