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  1. Innocence Project: DNA frees Oklahoma man convicted of rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    In this Monday, July 9, 2018 photo, provided by the Innocence Project, Perry Lott, center, smiles as he leaves court in Oklahoma City, with his daughter, Candace Brown, left, and Antoinette Brown, who was his fiance at the time he was arrested, after being freed from prison when the Innocence Project presented DNA evidence it says excluded him from the crime. Lott was sentenced in 1988 to more than 200 years for rape, robbery, burglary and making a bomb threat related to a 1987 attack.

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  2. State briefs for June 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    NewsOK Pro is a fast and easy way to build your own customized topic pages and add them to the existing NewsOK you've grown to love. A proposition calling for the sale of liquor-by-the-drink in Beaver County will pass, by a thin margin.

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  3. Q&A with Allen L. Hutson: Medical marijuana legalization poses unique questions for employersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Q: How will employers who have drug testing and possession policies need to modify those policies if State Question 788 passes? A: The impact State Question 788 will have on the way employers handle drug testing and possession of illegal drugs in the workplace will be minimal. Employers are still permitted to drug test employees pursuant to state and federal law and terminate employees for possession of illegal drugs on company property.

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  4. David and Molly Shi Boren named 2018 Red Earth AmbassadorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    University of Oklahoma President David and first lady Molly Shi Boren will be recognized as the 2018 Red Earth Ambassadors of the Year during a Gala Event May 15 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Conference Center in Norman. Photo provided University of Oklahoma President David and first lady Molly Shi Boren will be recognized as the 2018 Red Earth Ambassadors of the Year during a gala event May 15 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Norman.

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  5. Two Coalgate women killed Tuesday in Pontotoc County collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Lynda Kaonohi, 69, and Tina M. Allen, 37, were both pronounced dead at the scene about 1 p.m. on State Highway 3W about 2.5 miles west of Ada. Kaonohi and Allen were passengers in a car driven by Donald Disney, 48, of Coalgate.

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  6. Photos: Guthrie's Pollard Theatre planning memorial for founding company member James OngRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    The Pollard Theatre is planning a memorial Wednesday honoring beloved actor and founding company member James Ong, who died Feb. 25 at the age of 63. James Noble Ong was born Nov. 1, 1954, in Ada. He grew up in Nicoma Park and graduated from Choctaw High School.

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  7. Nonprofit notes, Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    An omelette is pictured during a previous Omelette Party. This year's Omelette Party, "EGGscape to Paradise," benefits the Oklahoma City Museum of Art's special exhibitions and educational programs.[PHOTO BY SARAH PHIPPS, THE OKLAHOMAN ARCHIVES] Save the date for the Oklahoma Artists Invitational Spring Art Show April 20-22 in the former Jerome's location in Northpark Mall, featuring original art works and providing support on stroke prevention.

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  8. East Central women stun 5th-ranked SWOSURead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Richard R. Barron/The Ada NewsEast Central's Tia Williams dribbles past Southwestern's Hailey Tucker during a Great American Conference battle Saturday in Ada. The Tigers defeated No.

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  9. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County offer loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    File: Nicole Albotros helps Naiyah McCarver, 8, before the hula hoop competition as Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School Senior Class members perform their senior service project at The Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Okla. [The Oklahoman archives] The Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County provide love in action every day, not just once a year on Feb. 14. Just ask 9-year-old Alexis whose participation in the club has resulted in a drastic change for the better in her behavior and grades.

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  10. Six people dead after wrecks along Oklahoma roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Four people died after wrecks Saturday and two people died in a wreck Friday afternoon, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. About 8:55 a.m. Saturday, Scott was driving a sport utility vehicle east on U.S. 70, one mile east of Soper.

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  11. ECU men 'Bolled' over by MonticelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Gina Smith/ECU Sports InformationEast Central's Jeremiah Fleming tries to dribble past Arkansas-Monticello defender Keelin Jackson during their contest Thursday night in Ada. ECU hosts Southern Arkansas at 3 p.m. today inside the Kerr Activities Center.

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  12. Connor Hicks tribute concert unites dozens of Okie artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    So friends and family of the late Ada-born songwriter Connor Hicks are bidding him a final farewell with an all-ages tribute concert set for 8 p.m. Jan. 18 at VZD's, 4200 N Western Ave. The singer and guitarist died at the age of 20 in a tragic car accident last month. You can read more about the incident in this story .

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  13. State briefs for Jan. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma Policy Institute announced Tuesday the appointment of three new members to its board of directors - Kara Berst, of Ada; Jason Kirksey, of Stillwater; and Erika Lucas, of Oklahoma City. Berst is executive officer of business sustainability and auxiliary services for the Chickasaw Nation and is part of the Chickasaw Nation's leadership team on water planning efforts.

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  14. Inside a judge's rehab: Unpaid work at a Coca-Cola plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    This Nov. 29, 2017 photo provided by Reveal from The Center Investigative Reporting shows a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Ada, Okla. Retired Oklahoma judge Thomas Landrith started his own rehab work camp where defendants must work full-time for free at the Coca-Cola bottling plant and other companies, under threat of prison.

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  15. Oklahoma health notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The flu is a relatively minor illness for most people, but can be serious for young children, older adults and people with chronic conditions. The shots are free for children aged 6 weeks to 18 years who are uninsured or eligible for Medicaid.

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  16. Inside a judge's rehab: Unpaid work at a Coca-Cola plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    This Nov. 29, 2017 photo provided by Reveal from The Center Investigative Reporting shows a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Ada, Okla. Retired Oklahoma judge Thomas Landrith started his own rehab work camp where defendants must work full-time for free at the Coca-Cola bottling plant and other companies, under threat of prison.

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  17. Tributes: Gary Wilcox made a career out of playing golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    He attended Oklahoma State on golf scholarship. Before playing three years for the Cowboys, Wilcox helped Ada High to state championships in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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  18. The Morning Bell: Student license plate design winner announcedRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Sarah Skaggs, a student at Latta High School in Ada, is the winner of a contest to design the new Oklahoma License to Educate plate. At $35 a piece, proceeds from the new specialty license plates will be deposited in the Oklahoma Teacher Recruitment Revolving Fund, which will fund a new teacher recruitment program, publish materials that emphasize the importance of the profession and other efforts to address the state's growing teacher shortage.

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  19. Veteran personal injury lawyer celebrates 50 years in practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    It's when he's stopped at restaurants, groceries, ballparks and other places around town that veteran personal injury attorney Terry West is reminded about the difference he's made over his now 50 years in practice. Family members of former clients are quick to thank him for his help with past cases involving the disabilities or deaths of their loved ones.

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  20. Dallas travelblog: Dinner in Old Downtown CarrolltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    I had wall-to-wall work and never left my Omni hotel room until 6:45 p.m., unless you count a quick walk at lunch to a nearby McDonald's. I never eat at McDonald's unless it's virtually the only option.

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