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  1. Oklahoma official says state has execution drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    File - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal court this week challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure outlined their strategy in court documents that reveal grisly new details in the botched execution of an inmate in April, 2014.

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  2. Teens Arrested At Sapulpa Motel Connected To East Texas MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... inside her home. They said the victim's car and a credit card were gone. Authorities tracked the credit card to McAlester and also caught the pair on surveillance video there. Thursday evening, authorities converged on the Motel 6 in Sapulpa and ...

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  3. Federal judge considering Oklahoma's death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal court this week challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure outlined their strategy in court documents that reveal grisly new details in the botched execution of an inmate in April, 2014.

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  4. Oklahoma official: Felt 'pressure' on executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal cour... The man who started a hospitality empire with a Los ...

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  5. Oklahoma prisons lawyer says he felt pressuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal cour... Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. ...

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  6. NCAA Volleyball: Close Relationship With Coach Set Micha Hancock Up For SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... for Hancock, the Final Four is about more than just on-court accolades - it's a homecoming. Hancock was born in McAlester, Oklahoma, and moved to Edmond before middle school to be closer to the elite volleyball clubs. She attended Edmond Memorial ...

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  7. 2014 Saw Fewest Executions In 20 Years, Report FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | National Public Radio

    The gurney in the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured in McAlester, Okla., in 2008. AP hide caption The death penalty is experiencing a significant lull in the United States, a new report by the Death Penalty Information Center finds.

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  8. Doctor says Oklahoma inmate suffered in executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Albany Times Union

    File - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal court this week challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure outlined their strategy in court documents that reveal grisly new details in the botched execution of an inmate in April, 2014.

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  9. U.S. Executions Reach a 20-Year LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | TIME.com

    An independent autopsy of death row inmate Clayton Lockett, who was executed in April at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla., ruled that Lockett died as a result from the drugs administered to him by prison officials and not from a heart attack. It has been a tortured year for capital punishment in the U.S., with multiple botched executions, last-minute stays, and exonerations raising questions about the nation's ability to constitutionally met out the punishment Amidst a nationwide reflection on the future of the death penalty in the U.S., the nation in 2014 reached a 20-year low in carried-out executions , the Death Penalty Information Center said in its annual report.

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  10. Micha Hancock looks completely at home for NCAA Volleyball ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NewsOK.com

    ... noise from the opportunity to really go out and compete and do the things she does well." Her family lived near McAlester where the sport was nearly absent. But her mom, Kelly, loved the volleyball. Always had, even back in high school at Mannford. ...

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  11. Weekend road roundup: Bulldogs win tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Calera and Caddo played over the weekend in the First National Bank Big Mac Classic in McAlester and Silo traveled to the Okemah Invitational Tournament. The Bulldogs extended their winning streak to eight and won the FNB Big Mac Classic.

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  12. Indian Nation Turnpike travel plaza to open on ThursdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Compressed natural gas fueling is one of the new features of a travel plaza along the Indian Nation Turnpike that's set to open Thursday at McAlester. The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority says the rebuilt plaza will also feature a convenience store and restaurant.

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  13. Documents reveal new details of Oklahoma executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    File - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal court this week challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure outlined their strategy in court documents that reveal grisly new details in the botched execution of an inmate in April, 2014.

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  14. Two Oklahoma Turnpike Travel Plazas To Open Before ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... Turnpike is approximately 9,000 vehicles per day," Stewart said. "Due to the large number of motorists in the McAlester area, we know this travel plaza means improved convenience, usability and safety for our customers." Oklahoma's Own Newson6.com ...

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  15. Roundup of Oklahoma editorialsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Washington Times

    This scary scenario unfolded right here in McAlester Wednesday morning, but you might have never known about it if we at the News-Capital weren't asking questions. Remarkably, by late Wednesday morning - nearly 14 hours after slaying suspect Robert Long, 28, walked away from the minimum- security Jackie Brannon Correctional Center Tuesday night - there was still no press release, phone call, emails or any other information released to the media by any public agency in southeast Oklahoma regarding the matter.

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  16. Attorneys seeking to halt Oklahoma executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Greenwich Citizen

    File - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, shows an arm restraint on the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Attorneys for 21 death row inmates who will be in a federal court this week challenging Oklahoma's lethal injection procedure outlined their strategy in court documents that reveal grisly new details in the botched execution of an inmate in April, 2014.

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  17. Narconon Arrowhead Launches Annual Deck the Halls CelebrationRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | PRWeb

    ... yearly tradition is the designing and building of the Narconon Arrowhead float which will be participating in the McAlester Christmas Parade. McAlester, the largest city in Pittsburg County, will draw attendees from throughout the region, lining the ...

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  18. Sunday Morning Weather 121414Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO OUT FOR LUNCH. STORMS IN THE METRO CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST. IN EASTERN OKLAHOMA, TULSA, McALESTER. THEY CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST IN, SAW OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. HERE IS ANOTHER LOOK AT THE STORM. TIMING ON THE 7:00 A.M., THEY MAKE IT ...

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  19. StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... AND STORMS AND GUSTY WINDS. THIS CONTINUES TO MOVE TO THE EAST IN THE METRO AREA BY 2:00. EASTERN OKLAHOMA, TULSA, McALESTER BY 3:00. IT CONTINUES MOVING EAST INTO ARKANSAS OVERNIGHT. THE TIMING ON THIS, A QUICK BREAK IT DOWN FOR YOU, IF YOU CAN'T ...

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  20. Gorges named Defensive Lineman of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... 4.6 yards per carry. Hunt ended with a team-best 14 receptions and also picked off three passes defensively. McAlester senior and University of Oklahoma bound Dalton Wood was the 5A-3 Player of the Year while Skiatook's Kyle McLaughlin was named ...

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