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  1. Born May 28: Jim ThorpeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Linn's Stamp News

    Jim Thorpe, a remarkable athlete whose skill and talent spanned several sports in both amateur and professional venues, was born May 28, 1886 or 1887, on American Indian land near Prague, Okla. His given name was Wa-Tho-Huk, which means "Bright Path."

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  2. Former OU teammate: Eddie Foster's middle name was ConcussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | NewsOK.com

    ... personality, kind-hearted, great family, no ego. But leave it to Sam Muzny to remember. Muzny was an OU walkon from Prague in the 1970s who occasionally writes me to reminisce about the old Camelot days of Switzer. "I guess something needs to be ...

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  3. Road Closures, Power Outages Reported In Eastern OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Severe storms are causing flash flooding and power outages in parts of central and eastern Oklahoma. Current Outages from OG&E: Total: 7,869 Mannsville, OK 2,142 Bristow, OK 52 Prague, OK 215 Fort Smith, AR 1,563 Bearden, OK 306 Muldrow, OK 302 Tishomingo, OK 924 Durant, OK 489 Blue, OK 177 Wewoka, OK 122 Seminole, OK 185 Oklahoma City, OK 60 Elmore City, OK 104 Alma, AR 144 Marietta, OK 81 Maud, OK 66 Kellyville, OK 74 Cartwright, OK 227 Mountainburg, AR 72 Guthrie, OK 134 Paden, OK 354 Sulphur, OK 76 AEP-PSO Atoka Co., OK 1,463 Okfuskee Co., OK 397 Total Outages 1,860 In addition to power outages, several roads and highways are becoming impassable.

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  4. Experts think fracking maps may predict future earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... of larger earthquakes," Ellsworth said. While most of the quakes have been modest, a 5.7-magnitude earthquake near Prague, Okla., in 2011 destroyed 14 homes and was felt as far away as Milwaukee. The USGS is working on a model, to be released at the ...

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  5. Government Confirms Earthquakes are Fracking RelatedRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Canadian Content

    ... in 2011, an M5.3 quake near Trinidad, Colorado, which was the largest in that area since 1967, and an M5.6 in Prague Oklahoma, which was felt in 17 states as far away as Illinois and Tennessee and led to several houses being condemned, were both ...

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  6. 'Man-made' earthquakes: Is fracking adding to seismic activity in US?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Modeling Project and lead author of the report, in a statement with Thursday's release. One such event in 2011 near Prague, Okla., where workers had been injecting wastewater underground for 18 years, triggered a magnitude 5.6 quake strong enough to ...

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  7. USGS report: Man-made earthquakes on the rise in Oklahoma - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 5.6 temblor near Prague, Oklahoma, in 2011 stood out.

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  8. Increased frequency of earthquakes blamed on oil and gas frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    ... of larger earthquakes," Ellsworth said. While most of the quakes have been modest, a 5.7-magnitude earthquake near Prague, Oklahoma, in 2011 destroyed 14 homes and was felt as far away as Milwaukee about 1,500km away. The USGS is working on a model, ...

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  9. Wastewater Disposal Linked to EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    ... the USGS' National Seismic Hazard Project, told the newspaper. Two specific earthquakes - a magnitude 5.6 quake near Prague, Oklahoma, in 2011, which injured two people and destroyed 14 homes, and a 5.3 magnitude quake in Trinidad, Colorado - were ...

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  10. Geological maps tie earthquakes to injection wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... they have become larger. A magnitude 5.6 earthquake believed to have been caused by wastewater injection hit near Prague, Okla., in 2011, injuring two people and destroying 14 homes. That same year, a 5.3 earthquake struck a remote part of Colorado, ...

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  11. Quake experts think fracking maps may predict future temblorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... of larger earthquakes," Ellsworth said. While most of the quakes have been modest, a 5.7-magnitude earthquake near Prague, Okla., in 2011 destroyed 14 homes and was felt as far away as Milwaukee. The USGS is working on a model, to be released at the ...

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  12. Quake map puts new attention on Oklahoma, fracking wastewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... (Sue Ogrocki / Associated Press) Even in an area that was becoming accustomed to earthquakes, a 5.6 temblor near Prague, Okla., in 2011 stood out. The shaking was strong enough to destroy 14 homes, cause a highway to buckle and slightly injure two ...

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  13. Oil and gas operations could trigger large earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Science

    ... faults lie. So far, the largest induced earthquake in the United States has been the 2011 magnitude-5.6 earthquake in Prague, Oklahoma, which damaged dozens of buildings. But geoscientists now say there is no reason why oil and gas operations ...

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  14. Oil and Gas Drilling Responsible for Rise in QuakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | ABC News

    ... Survey. Another recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey claimed that the 5.6 magnitude quake that struck Prague, Oklahoma, in 2011, resulting in several injuries and damage to more than a dozen homes, appears to have been "waste water disposal ...

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  15. State Finally Acknowledges Earthquake Reality, But Now Action Is NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Okie Funk

    Going on four years since a 2011 damaging 5.6-magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks struck near Prague, Oklahoma, the state has apparently finally admitted the surge in quakes here could be tied to wastewater disposal wells used in the hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, process. The New York Times spelled it out in a major story yesterday.

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  16. ECU Women's Basketball Signs Two for 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... Signing Class Courtney Cowan, G, 5-7, Jr., Kansas, Okla. (Northeastern State) Whitney Stotler, F, 5-11, Jr., Prague, Okla. (Seminole State) "We are very pleased to add Whitney and Courtney to our 2015-16 recruiting class," said Cole. "Both ...

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  17. Pam Jackson ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Great Bend Tribune

    Pam Jackson, 62, died April 7, 2015 at her home in Great Bend. She was born March 20, 1953 at Prague, Okla., the daughter of Edwin Harold and Carley M. Day She was a 1971 graduate of Great Bend High School.

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  18. Fracking is causing Oklahoma's earthquake "swarm"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    ... Survey, whose job it is to oversee the oil and gas industry: The official position of the O.G.S. is that the Prague [Oklahoma] earthquakes were likely a natural event and that there is insufficient evidence to say that most earthquakes in Oklahoma ...

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  19. The Link Between Fracking and Oklahoma's Quakes Keeps Getting StrongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Mother Jones

    ... Survey, whose job it is to oversee the oil and gas industry: The official position of the O.G.S. is that the Prague [Oklahoma] earthquakes were likely a natural event and that there is insufficient evidence to say that most earthquakes in Oklahoma ...

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  20. Fracking's New Legal Threat: Quake SuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    PRAGUE, Okla.-After an earthquake toppled her chimney, sending rocks crashing through the roof and onto her legs, Sandra Ladra didn't blame an act of God. She sued two energy companies, alleging they triggered the 2011 quake by injecting wastewater from drilling deep into the ground.

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