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3 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa
Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman has been re-elected to a historic third term as the Senate leader.
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8 hrs ago | WHAS11
A Democrat running for Oklahoma governor is challenging the candidacy of two independents in the race, including one he alleges failed to disclose a guilty plea to a felony crime more than a decade ago.
15 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Connecticut and Maryland recently passed legislation to increase the minimum state-wide.
17 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
If friends or co-workers act a little short or more frustrated than normal Tuesday, it could have something to do with a certain deadline that arrives every April 15. "Right now we've got almost 1.4 million returns filed," said Paula Ross, communications director at the state Tax Commission.
The Oklahoma House of Representatives has voted to prohibit habitual or aggravated sex offenders from entering a neighborhood, town, county or state park.
With the candidate fields set, campaigns for state House and Senate seats across Oklahoma are ramping up, but half of the state House and nearly one-third of the state Senate members can mothball their campaigns for another cycle.
The Oklahoma Health Department will host a community meeting next week to learn what Tulsa residents believe are their most critical health needs.
Snow falls on cedar trees in north Oklahoma City, OK, Monday, April 14, 2014, Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman 9:10 a.m. Snow is blowing into Oklahoma City Monday morning, reducing visibility for motorists.
Nolan Clay was born in Oklahoma and has worked as a reporter for The Oklahoman since 1985.
Last season, he got hit by a pitch 41 times, tying an NCAA Division II single-season record.
Oklahoma lawmakers are considering tinkering with the way state Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges are selected for the first time since a bribery scandal rocked the state's highest court 50 years ago.
A comic adventure novel about the early days of the Peace Corps, with the edgy title "Che Guevara's Marijuana & Baseball Savings & Loan," written by California author Jack Shakely, took home the best fiction award at the 2014 Oklahoma Book Awards.
Former Oklahoma House Representative John Carey and Sandra Levins of The Bryan County Coalition Against Hunger discuss the schedule of talks Carey wil... In this capacity, he will speak to county business and civic groups to explain the problem of hunger in the community and the coalition's role in the fight against it.
A Houston-based food distributor has agreed to pay the state of Oklahoma more than $36,000 after an investigation found the company overcharged state entities.
The slightest quake sends wee wavelets through the house detectable only by a slight ripple in the cat's water dish, noticeable only if a cat actually witnesses it.