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  1. Tulsa Educare awarded almost $3 million in grantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    A Tulsa-based early childhood education program is among several groups in Oklahoma that have been awarded federal grants to improve the quality of services to infants, toddlers and their families. Almost $10 million in grants was awarded to Tulsa Educare, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Little Dixie Community Action Agency, Northeast Oklahoma Community Action Agency and Sunbeam Family Services, which is the grantee for Oklahoma City Educare.

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  2. Craigslist ad proves too good to be true; man arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... TOY THIS HOLIDAY, BUYER BE WHERE. IF IT SEEMS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE MORE THAN LIKELY IT IS. Reporter: A MAN WENT TO CHOCTAW TO TAKE A LOOK AT ONE OF THE BACKHOES HE SAW ON CRAIGSLIST AND MET WITH THE SELLER. I BELIEVE HE WAS ASKING FOR BETWEEN SIX AND ...

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  3. Man Arrested For Possession Of Stolen Tractor In ChoctawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A man was arrested in Choctaw, Oklahoma, for the possession of a stolen tractor, after a citizen alerted an Oklahoma County deputy to the crime. According to the Oklahoma County Sheriff's office, at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, a deputy was flagged down by a citizen near the intersection of S.E. 71st and S. Choctaw Road.

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  4. Oklahoma County land salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | NewsOK.com

    ... Edmond, $455,000. Irvin C. Mack and Linda J. Mack from Gary A. Lee and Donna Janiece Lee, 4700 S Indian Meridian, Choctaw, $434,000. William J. Brown Jr. and Nicole R. Brown from Bryan Bolding and Gina R. Bolding, 2900 Allie Drive, Edmond, $410,000. ...

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  5. OKC school board votes to remove Redskins nickname from Capitol Hill HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NewsOK.com

    The Oklahoma City School Board, after listening to the impassioned pleas from students, teachers and a district official who characterized the 88-year-old nickname as offensive and harmful - particularly to American Indian students - voted 8-0 to make the change. Sarah Adams-Cornell, Choctaw Nation, right, and Alecia Onzahwah, Absentee Shawnee, hug Monday after the school board voted unanimously to dismiss the Redskins as the mascot for Capitol Hill High School.

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  6. Oklahoma City School Board votes to dismiss 'Redskins' nicknameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | NewsOK.com

    Sarah Adams-Cornell, Choctaw, right, and Alecia Onzahwah, Absentee Shawnee, hug after the school board voted unanimously to dismiss the Redskins as the mascot for Capitol Hill High School during a meeting of the board of education for Oklahoma City Public Schools in Oklahoma City, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman Oklahoma City School Board members voted unanimously Monday night to remove Redskins as the mascot of Capitol Hill High School, effective immediately.

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  7. OSBI Agents Investigate Choctaw Co. Officer-Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | News9 Oklahoma City

    That pursuit ended in the parking lot of the Choctaw Nation Casino and Resort located at 1516 U.S. Highway 271 when the man exited a pickup truck he had stolen and then raised a rifle at officers. William Lee Honea, 33, of Texas, was shot multiple times.

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  8. Midwest City sets election date to replace former mayor, who was elected to the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | NewsOK.com

    ... 42 senate seat being vacated by Cliff Aldridge, who was term-limited. District 42 includes Midwest City, Del City, Choctaw and much of eastern Oklahoma County. Anyone planning to seek the office of mayor must be at least 25 years old and must have ...

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  9. Racing's Future Is Spotlighted At PRI ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | National Speed Sport News

    ... in scholarship funds is being offered this year. Team Moroso, from Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center in Choctaw, Okla., defeated 22 other schools from across the nation to win last year's Hot Rodders of Tomorrow National Championship at the ...

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  10. Authorities Respond To Fatal Crash In ChoctawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Department and Choctaw Police Department responded to a fatal crash at 900 S Anderson Road Monday. The call came in just before 6 p.m. Authorities said the road will be closed for at least two hours.

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  11. Choctaw's Jonah Llanusa recovering well from surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | NewsOK.com

    Choctaw had an upset on its mind late in the first half against Tulsa Washington in the first round of the Class 6A-II playoffs two weeks ago. The Yellowjackets, making their first postseason appearance in 30 years, were tied at 14 and threatening to score two minutes before halftime.

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  12. Oklahoma baby boomers: Even as retirement age approaches, many remain in workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | NewsOK.com

    Although they're moving into retirement age, Oklahoma's baby boomers are remaining in the workforce in larger numbers than the generations that came before them, labor force data show. Earlier this year, George, of Choctaw, turned 56 - the age at which he'd hoped to retire.

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  13. Guide to No. 2 Lawton vs. No. 3 Tulsa WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | NewsOK.com

    Last week: Tulsa Washington 45, Choctaw 14 -- Junior running back Justice Hall had a big game, rushing for nearly 200 yards and scoring four times on his birthday to lead the Hornets to their first postseason win in four years. Lawton 56, Bartlesville 24 -- Lawton's huge second quarter and offense proved too much, putting the Wolverines back into the semifinals for the first time since 2010.

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  14. Suspect Arrested After Police Standoff At Choctaw HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to Choctaw police, the suspect, 35-year-old Terry Barthel, tried to barricade himself, his ex-wife and his children inside his ex-wife's home, located near N.E. 36th and Choctaw Road, when he was intoxicated. When officers arrived, Barthel reportedly refused to come outside.

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  15. Choctaw standoff ends peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Officials told KFOR that a man violated a Victim Protective Order by entering the victim's home near 36th and Choctaw Road.

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  16. Police Investigating Sexual Assault Allegations At Choctaw Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    News 9 was contacted by parents about the matter and we were given an audio recording of a meeting about it that happened between school officials and parents with children in the wrestling program. "The welfare of your kids are paramount, and we're going to protect them the best we can with the knowledge that we receive," Choctaw Public Schools Superintendent Jim McCharen said.

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  17. Veronica C. GinleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Observer

    ... Steven (Debi) Miga of Fredonia, Thomas Miga of Amherst, NY, M. Sgt. Jennifer (M. Sgt. Joseph) Brooks US Air Force of Choctaw, OK; two great-granddaughters Alexis and Amber, along with several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was preceded ...

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  18. Land SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... and Rebecca S. Perdue, trustees of the Francis and Frances Wafford Revocable Trust Agreement, 930 S Triple X Road, Choctaw, $520,000. Jason Hill and Ryan Hill from Ermie L. Alsobrook and Deborah K. Lyon and Larry Lyon, 18935 E Stonetree Lane, ...

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  19. Building catches on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Durant Daily Democrat

    A heating unit is believed to be the cause of a fire Wednesday evening that scorched a Choctaw-owned office building. Durant firefighters were dispatched at 5:47 to a fire at a trailer behind Burger King on Choctaw Road.

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  20. NewsOK Varsity Podcast: Previewing the playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... adopted from the Seattle Seahawks. The Varsity crew also looks ahead to Friday's action, including Midwest City at Choctaw. NewsOK Varsity 10-14-14 : Who is the player of the year after six weeks of the season? The Varsity crew discusses along with ...

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