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

    Monday Mar 30 | 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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  2. 'Reawakened' faults could trigger big Okla. earthquakesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Central Ohio

    ... many as 17 magnitude-4 earthquakes in 2014," McNamara said. In 2011, one even reached magnitude-5.4 in strength near Prague, Okla. "The work is fundamentally sound and done by several of the top people in the field," said earthquake expert John ...

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  3. 'Reawakened' faults could trigger big Okla. earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | USA Today

    ... many as 17 magnitude-4 earthquakes in 2014," McNamara said. In 2011, one even reached magnitude-5.4 in strength near Prague, Okla. "The work is fundamentally sound and done by several of the top people in the field," said earthquake expert John ...

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  4. Shawnee 'Fairy Godmothers' Help Make Prom Dreams Come TrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... Chandler, Wellston, Meeker, Shawnee, Earlsboro, Mcloud, Macomb, Tecumseh, Bethel, Dale, Seminole, Maud, Asher and Prague. At least 200 students are expected to visit the makeshift store at the Shawnee Mall this year. Each will have a chance to look ...

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  5. Analysts Fear A Prolonged Drop In Oil Will Hurt Oklahoma's BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... says. "That doesn't happen in downtown Oklahoma City, though. There's no drilling rigs in downtown Oklahoma City." In Prague, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City, oil drilling rigs are parked in a row, idle because the company laid off all the people ...

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  6. Study: Oklahoma's daily small quakes raise risk of big onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... it just simply increases the odds we're going to have a more damaging event," Ellsworth said. A 2011 earthquake in Prague, Oklahoma, was a 5.7 magnitude, causing some damage and hurting two people. Some studies said that was a side effect of the ...

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  7. Study: Oklahoma's daily small quakes raise risk of big onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Durant Daily Democrat

    ... it just simply increases the odds we're going to have a more damaging event," Ellsworth said. A 2011 earthquake in Prague, Oklahoma, was a 5.7 magnitude, causing some damage and hurting two people. Some studies said that was a side effect of the ...

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  8. Oklahoma's daily small quakes raise risk of big onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | El Paso Times

    ... it just simply increases the odds we're going to have a more damaging event," Ellsworth said. A 2011 earthquake in Prague, Oklahoma, was a 5.7 magnitude, causing some damage and hurting two people. Some studies said that was a side effect of the ...

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  9. Energy Companies Sued in Oklahoma over Earthquake DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    A Prague, Okla., resident has filed a lawsuit against two energy companies seeking class-action status for people in nine counties who were affected by recent earthquakes. Jennifer Lin Cooper filed the suit against Tulsa-based New Dominion LLC and Spess Oil Co.

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  10. Should Energy Companies Be Liable For Earthquake Damage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Manufacturing.net

    Jennifer Lin Cooper and her attorney Scott Poynter claim the November 2011 earthquakes in Prague, Oklahoma caused significant property damage. They allege that New Dominion LLC, Spess Oil Co., and 25 unnamed energy companies are to blame.

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  11. Oklahoman sues energy companies for earthquake damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    An Oklahoma resident has sued two energy companies seeking class-action status for people in nine counties who were affected by recent earthquakes. Jennifer Lin Cooper of Prague filed the suit on Tuesday against Tulsa-based New Dominion LLC and Spess Oil Co.

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  12. Prague Resident Sues Energy Companies For Earthquake DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A Prague resident has filed a lawsuit against two energy companies seeking class-action status for people in nine counties who were affected by recent earthquakes. Jennifer Lin Cooper filed the suit on Tuesday against Tulsa-based New Dominion LLC and Spess Oil Co.

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  13. Lawsuit filed over Oklahoma earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    A Prague resident on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the operators of water disposal wells in Lincoln County, seeking damages related to the magnitude 5.7 earthquake in 2011 and subsequent quakes. Jennifer Lin Cooper filed the suit against Tulsa-based New Dominion LLC, Spess Oil Co.

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  14. Oklahoma had 3 times more earthquakes than California last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Grist Magazine

    ... the same increase in earthquakes. The largest Midwest quake in recent years - a magnitude 5.7 - was centered near Prague, Okla., on Nov. 5, 2011. The city of 2,400 people is about two miles east of the Wilzetta fault system, and in 2011, it had ...

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  15. Three More Earthquakes Recorded In OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A 3.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Prague, Oklahoma. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 9:31 a.m. Its epicenter was located six miles northwest of Prague and 18 miles north, northeast of Shawnee.

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  16. Oklahoma residents say major 2011 quakes were a surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Oklahoma residents say major 2011 quakes were a surprise In 2011, Prague, Okla., experienced a 5.7-magnitude tremor preceded by a 5.0 quake. Check out this story on WFAA.com: PRAGUE, Okla.

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  17. Ward, James OtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Visalia Times-Delta

    James Otis Ward James Otis Ward, was born in Prague, Oklahoma on March 26, 1931, and died on January 31, 2015. James was named after his grandfather's James Jackson Ward, and Otis Eldridge.

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  18. Keystone is a symbol in bigger energy debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Newsday

    A sixty-foot section of pipe is lowered into a trench during construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline in Prague, Oklahoma, U.S., on March 11, 2013. Photo Credit: Bloomberg / Daniel Acker President Barack Obama is sure to veto the bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry up to 830,000 barrels a day of crude oil from tar sands in Canada to refineries at the Gulf of Mexico.

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  19. Two More Earthquakes Recorded In OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Prague, Oklahoma, at 1:38 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Its epicenter was located six miles northwest of Prague, and 17 miles north, northeast of Shawnee.

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  20. OK Supreme Court To Hear Prague Lawsuit On EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    OK Supreme Court To Hear Prague Lawsuit On Earthquakes - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com Sandra Ladra's family has had to do massive repairs on her home after the earthquake caused all the pipes to burst and left immense cracks and damage. Ladra's attorneys believe that 2011 quake was caused by oil and gas companies, so she is suing New Dominion and Spess Oil claiming the companies operated wastewater disposal wells that triggered the earthquake.

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