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  1. Plugging in business briefs for Jan. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    WPX Energy Inc. has completed its move out of international drilling by closing on its $294 million sale of Apco Oil and Gas International, the Tulsa-based producer reported Thursday. The shares comprising WPX's 69 percent stake in Apco were sold to a subsidiary of privately held Pluspetrol Resources Corp. The Apco sale is part of WPX's long-term strategy to focus on three core basins: the Piceance in Colorado, the San Juan in New Mexico and Williston in North Dakota.

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  2. Oklahoma City company turns emissions into profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Park Energy Services Chief Financial Officer Jonathan Warren, left, and director of operations Ivan Lasater look inside one of the company's compressors. Park Energy also sells and operates equipment designed to capture natural gas and other fumes that historically have escaped from oil and natural gas operations.

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  3. Developer seeks $69 million assistance for downtown towersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Clayco, the Chicago developer proposing to build four towers downtown, formally submitted an application Thursday to the City of Oklahoma City asking for $69 million in tax increment financing. Twin residential towers and another set of twin office buildings are proposed by Clayco for the block that was home to Stage Center.

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  4. Filing continues in Oklahoma City council racesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Four more candidates filed Thursday to run for Oklahoma City Council in the March 3 election. Candidates include all the sitting council members who had announced plans to seek re-election - Ed Shadid in Ward 2, David Greenwell in Ward 5 and Meg Salyer in Ward 6. Four more candidates filed Thursday to run for Oklahoma City Council in the March 3 election, bringing the total candidates to eight through the first two days of the three-day filing period.

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  5. Planned four-tower development seeks $69 million in tax increment financing in Oklahoma CityRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Clayco, the Chicago developer proposing to build four towers downtown, formally submitted an application Thursday to the City of Oklahoma City asking for $69 million in tax increment financing. The request is different from the $142 million discussed by Clayco with city officials after the company was selected in November by the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority to develop city-owned properties at Hudson, Reno and Walker Avenues.

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  6. Two Oklahoma high schools praised for academic successRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Administrators from two high schools shared the secrets to their sustained success with the Oklahoma's Promise program Thursday during a meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Kathryn McNutt covers higher education for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.

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  7. 58 Oklahomans have died from flu this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    More than 50 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season, a significantly higher number of deaths than seen in recent years. Since September, 58 residents have died because of flu-related complications, 43 of whom were 65 or older, the state Health Department reported Thursday.

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  8. Man faces murder charge in southwest Oklahoma City shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Travis Wayne Richards, 23, is charged with first-degree murder in Oklahoma County District Court. He is accused of fatally shooting 39-year-old Jason Beals in a southwest Oklahoma City apartment in December.

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  9. Oklahoma City Thunder: Serge Ibaka's down season a key factor in Thunder's strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    When identifying the main stumbling blocks that have led to the Thunder's disappointing 23-23 record, injuries reign as the most prominent. But among a list that delves deeper, Ibaka's surprising decline - at the age of 25, in his sixth season - should be somewhere near the top.

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  10. Oklahoma-based Choc Beer Co. forms new brand for low-point beerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Choc Beer Co. of Krebs announced this week it has formed a new brand - Born Free Beer Co.

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  11. Three in Oklahoma City charged with murder in connection to alleged drug deal gone badRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Three people have been charged with murder after a drug deal gone bad resulted in a fatal shooting. Cory Joseph Davis, 26, Zane Austin Colson, 22, and Felicia Rhea Claassen, 25, are charged with first-degree murder in Oklahoma County District Court.

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  12. Four more candidates file for Oklahoma City Council racesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Four more candidates filed Thursday to run for Oklahoma City Council in the March 3 election, bringing the total through the first two days of the three-day filing period to eight. Candidates so far include all the sitting council members who had announced plans to seek re-election - Ed Shadid in Ward 2, David Greenwell in Ward 5 and Meg Salyer in Ward 6. Ward 2 has drawn the most candidates, with three set to challenge Shadid, who ran an unsuccessful race for mayor against Mick Cornett last year.

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  13. Thieves target bronze vases at Oklahoma City metro-area cemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Bronze vases - many of them on graves belonging to children and veterans - have been stolen from at least six metro-area cemeteries in recent weeks. The most recent thefts were at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Oklahoma City and Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Norman.

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  14. Oklahoma City homeless advocates tally city's homeless population in annual surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Chasity Shipe has lived in nearly every state in the United States. But now, she lives on the streets of Oklahoma City.

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  15. State Rep. Sally Kern withdraws bill that would have allowed businesses to discrimnate against gaysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    State Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, during a press conference supporting the personhood bill in the Oklahoma House Monday, April 21, 2012. Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman The Oklahoma City Republican issued a statement Thursday indicating the measure did not accomplish her desired purpose.

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  16. Hundreds of state employees sent home after water line break at Oklahoma Capitol complexRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Workers using a backhoe broke a water line for the Sequoyah Memorial Office Building Thursday in the Oklahoma Capitol complex and about 500 employees were sent home about noon while repairs were made. Workers using a backhoe broke a water line for the Sequoyah Memorial Office Building in the state Capitol complex on Thursday, and about 500 employees were sent home about noon while repairs were made.

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  17. Listen: 'Posthuman Project' adds Greyson Chance's 'Thrilla in Manilla' to end credits sequenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Edmond singer/songwriter Greyson Chance has contributed his new song "Thrilla in Manilla" to the soundtrack of the Oklahoma-made film "The Posthuman Project." Photo provided As previously reported, the award-winning Oklahoma-made independent film "The Posthuman Project" will debut theatrically in Oklahoma City Friday at AMC Quail Springs Mall 24. In honor of the theatrical release, Edmond singer/songwriter Greyson Chance is contributing his new song "Thrilla in Manilla" for the film's comic-book closing credits sequence.

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  18. Sports media: Fox Sports Southwest to air all Texas Rangers local broadcasts for first time in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Suffering through a dismal season brought on by injuries, the Texas Rangers were a poor television attraction in 2014. Fox Sports Southwest is expecting a renewed interest in the team this season under new manager Jeff Banister.

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  19. College basketball: Big 12/SEC Challenge moving to January in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The conferences announced Thursday that the third-annual men's basketball event next season would be played Jan. 30, 2016 with the conferences creating a common open date during conference play to accommodate the schedule. "We are excited to move this even to January to provide the Big 12 a unique showcase and help ESPN give the Big 12/SEC Challenge the attention it deserves," Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said in a statement.

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  20. Prescribed burn produces smoke near Lake Stanley DraperRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Smoke rising near Lake Stanley Draper on Thursday was from a "prescribed" burn intended in part to reduce the risk of a major wildfire. Managed by crews from the state's Forestry Services division, the fire was expected to clear out brush and eastern red cedar, producing benefits for the native Cross Timbers ecosystem.

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