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1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

Oklahoma man dies from injuries suffered in August road accident

A man died from the injuries he suffered in a traffic accident in August, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported Monday. Dustin Delrea Tucker, 34, of Kiowa, was driving a pickup about 12:40 p.m. Aug. 24 westbound on Reynolds Loop.

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2 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahomans may need additional ID to travel in the future

Because of a law prohibiting the compliance of the federal Real ID law, Oklahomans may need additional identification to travel in the future. WELCOME BACK.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Peterson Case Sparks Discipline Debate In Oklahoma

The arrest of NFL star Adrian Peterson has reignited a big debate over when discipline becomes abuse. In Oklahoma, the law allows parents to spank their children, but does not specify when it crosses the line.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Lawmaker Proposes Using Nitrogen Gas For Executions

Using nitrogen gas for executions is what one Oklahoma lawmaker plans to introduce as a bill next year for an alternative to lethal injection. Rep. Mike Christian of Oklahoma City says he will release his plan Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Death Penalty

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Adds New Exhibits

Cassidy Middle School seventh grader Malavika Rajaram, 12, watches an interactive touch screen display in the newly renovated second floor of The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, in Oklahoma City Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Oklahoma City National Memorial

10 hrs ago | Austin Times

Oklahoma NAACP wants alleged assaults investigated

The president of the Oklahoma NAACP wants the U.S. attorney general to open a hate crimes and civil rights investigation into alleged sexual assaults on black women by an Oklahoma City police officer. Daniel Holtzclaw was arrested on Aug. 21 and accused of groping and raping several black women from February through June while on duty patrolling the city's northeast side.

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13 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Oh, deer! Oklahomans less likely to hit deer while driving than average U.S. motorist

Oklahoma drivers are nearly 3 percent less likely to hit a deer in the next year than they were in the past year, according to claims data from State Farm. Oklahoma drivers have a 1 in 213 chance of striking a deer, below the national odds of 1 in 169, State Farm said Monday.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

17 hrs ago | KSWO

News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded several small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma during the weekend. The largest quake was a 3.6 magnitude temblor recorded at 7:01 a.m. Sunday about 15 miles northwest of Enid.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Broken Arrow, OK

21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Thanks to Facebook, owner and dog reunited after dog was shot by Tulsa police

A 2-year-old dog in Oklahoma and her owner have been reunited after the dog wandered off after being shot by a Tulsa police officer, FOX 23 News reported September 12. Officials for the Tulsa Police Department say the shooting of Ruby, a pit bull, was justified after the dog attacked officers as they investigated a possible home invasion. Ruby, whose owner Lana Ellsbury said was shot September 11 near where her mom lived near Apache and Sheridan, was found Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Sun Sep 14, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Family Of Murdered SW Oklahoma Woman Hoping Reward Can Help Solve Cold Case

After decades of silence, the family of a woman murdered in southwest Oklahoma is hoping a reward will produce new leads. The family is raising money to help solve the cold case and finally bring a killer to justice.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Recruiting Native Americans focus of OSU effort

Oklahoma State University's Center for Health Sciences is hoping to recruit more Native American high school and college students into the medicine and science fields. The Office for the Advancement of American Indians in Medicine and Science was created at the Tulsa-based medical school in April.

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NewsOK.com

Grant will help track University of Central Oklahoma students' record of success

College academic transcripts tell potential employers that a student made an A in chemistry and a B in English composition. Instructor Gina Sigl teaches a Healthy Life Skills class Thursday at the University of Central Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, University of Central Oklahoma

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Forecast: Chilly start to Sunday, then an afternoon warmup

NEED A LITTLE SOMETHING MORE THAN AN EVENING GOWN. YOU'LL NEED A JACKET. IT'S COOL OUT THERE THIS MORNING AND WE'VE BEEN SHARING YOUR PICTURES ALL MORNING LONG.

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Related Topix: Norman, OK, Ponca City, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, Weather

Durant Daily Democrat

No political chatter 7 weeks before election

Oklahoma's broadcast airwaves are practically void of political advertising just seven weeks before Oklahomans make their choices for the U.S. Senate, Congress, governor and other statewide elective offices in the Nov. 4 general election. Voters were inundated with political chatter as candidates tried to gain momentum in the days and weeks before June and August primary elections where voters picked their parties' nominees for the state's top offices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, University of Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Examiner.com

Satanic 'black mass' sold out in Oklahoma City

The Satanic Temple of New York has been lobbying for months to have a statue of Satan as Baphomet the goat-headed demon erected in the Oklahoma State Capitol Building. In the meantime, the Christian Post is reporting on Sept.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors

Sat Sep 13, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Report Ranks Oklahoma Among Worst In Nation For Nursing Home Care

A national report has given Oklahoma's nursing homes a failing grade, ranking them among the worst in the nation. Now, advocates are calling for change.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Three Northern Oklahoma Earthquakes Reported Saturday

The first came at 3:22 a.m., a magnitude 3.4 approximately 13 miles southeast of Medford. Its depth was 3.1 miles.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

SFGate

Oklahoma NAACP president requests US investigation

The president of the Oklahoma NAACP wants the U.S. attorney general to open a hate crimes and civil rights investigation into alleged sexual assaults on black women by an Oklahoma City police officer. Daniel Holtzclaw was arrested Aug. 21 and accused of groping and raping several black women during a series of attacks from February through June while on duty patrolling the city's northeast side.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government

SILive.com

Miss America 2015: Highlights of pageant week so far in Atlantic City

Miss America. Among happenings in Atlantic City of late, it's certainly not the most pressing.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Carnegie Mellon University, Entertainment

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma tribes increase minimum wages, fueling pay debate

Though the minimum wage remains at $7.25 per hour for most Oklahomans, several tribal nations pay more or have boosted their entry-level wage above the federal level, a move that could cause the Oklahoma Legislature to take another look at the issue. The wage boosts have occurred over the past few years, even as state lawmakers were working on legislation to prevent minimum wage increases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

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