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  1. Court ruling opens GM to billions in death, injury claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NewsOK.com

    A federal appeals court ruling that General Motors can't use its 2009 bankruptcy to fend off lawsuits over faulty and dangerous ignition switches exposes the automaker to billions in additional liabilities, according to legal experts. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan on Wednesday ruled that GM knew about the defective switches when it entered bankruptcy seven years ago but kept them secret from the bankruptcy court.

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  2. Court ruling opens door to more GM ignition switch lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NewsOK.com

    A federal appeals court has decided that people injured in crashes caused by faulty General Motors Co. ignition switches can sue the company even if they were hurt before GM's 2009 bankruptcy filing.

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  3. Kris Dunn's harrowing journey takes him to MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    John Seldon had just finished watching his son, Kris Dunn, finish an introductory press conference as the newest member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. It had been 36 hours of tears, joy and reflection for father and son, who had been through a harrowing journey to get to this point, when Kris was selected fifth overall in the NBA draft.

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  4. Syrian-born US citizen to be sentenced for aiding militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    Prosecutors want a Syrian-born U.S. citizen convicted of smuggling rifle scopes, night-vision goggles and other gear to Syrian militant groups to serve nearly four years in prison. Fifty-year-old Amin al-Baroudi of Irvine, California, is scheduled for sentencing Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  5. DC commuters face subway-free workday over safety inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    An unprecedented shutdown for a safety inspection of the Washington area's Metro subway system on Wednesday inconvenienced hundreds of thousands of people - commuters, travelers, even students. The federal government encouraged employees to take the day off or telecommute, children were allowed to miss school and some workers woke up early to take bus after bus, hail pricey taxis or slog through traffic, resigning themselves to a long day.

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  6. Fedora's Tar Heels get recruiting bump from 11-win seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    North Carolina carried momentum from an 11-win season and a trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game into national signing day. The Tar Heels unveiled a 26-player class - including seven January enrollees - that earned top-25 nationally from both Rivals and Scout recruiting services.

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  7. Powerball soars to $800 million as states see strong salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    With Powerball sales breaking previous records, the odds are growing that someone will win Saturday night's $800 million jackpot - but if no one matches all the numbers, the next drawing is expected to soar past $1 billion. For this weekend's record drawing, about 65 percent of the possible number combinations will have been bought, officials with the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball game, said Friday.

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  8. Alexandria-SlayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Jeff Williams testifies about aspects of Charles Severance's Ford Escort station wagon during Severance's trial in Fairfax County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Oct. Jeff Williams testifies about aspects of Charles Severance's Ford Escort station wagon during Severance's trial in Fairfax County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Fairfax, Va. Severance is accused of three murders over the course of a decade in Alexandria, Va.

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  9. Charlie Brown Christmas to be celebrated on stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    The United States Postal Service is celebrating Stamp Collecting Month, as well as noting the 65th anniversary of "Peanuts" and the 50th anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" with A Charlie Brown Christmas Forever stamps. According to a news release, the U.S. Postal Service is dedicating the A Charlie Brown Christmas Forever stamps on Oct. 1 at the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA.

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