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  1. Executive Q&A: Insurance broker, ex-state legislator has a lifetime of lobbying for reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsOK.com

    ... and the surprise knowledge of his true bloodline a few years ago. This is an edited transcript: A: I was born in McAlester and grew up the youngest of four boys in a country community west of town named Haywood. We lived next door to a nursing home, ...

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  2. Judge denies bid to halt Oklahoma inmate's executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Albany Times Union

    Officials transport Benjamin Robert Cole into a Pittsburg County courtroom, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in McAlester, Okla., before a hearing about his sanity. Cole is scheduled to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002.

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  3. Claremore child killer testifies at sanity hearing: 'Go home to be with Jesus'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | NewsOK.com

    ... when an inmate has become insane. Cole was in a wheelchair during the hearing in a Pittsburg County courtroom in McAlester, where he's being housed at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary. The 50-year-old with long hair and a graying beard mostly mumbled ...

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  4. Lawyers say US inmate is insane, try to halt executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 has become insane while in prison, and his upcoming execution should be halted, the man's attorneys argue in a new court case. Attorneys for Benjamin Robert Cole, 50, of Claremore will present their arguments Friday before District Judge James Bland in McAlester, where Cole is being housed at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.

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  5. Lawyers say Oklahoma inmate is insane, try to halt executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Hometown Annapolis

    An Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 has become insane while in prison, and his upcoming execution should be halted, the man's attorneys argue in a new court case. Attorneys for Benjamin Robert Cole, 50, of Claremore will present their arguments Friday before District Judge James Bland in McAlester, where Cole is being housed at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.

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  6. Lawyers Say Oklahoma Man Is Insane, Try to Halt ExecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ABC News

    An Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 has become insane while in prison, and his upcoming execution should be halted, the man's attorneys argue in a new court case. Attorneys for Benjamin Robert Cole, 50, of Claremore will present their arguments Friday before District Judge James Bland in McAlester, where Cole is being housed at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.

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  7. Lady Lions crush McAlesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant Lady Lions improved their record to 5-1 after a crushing beat down of McAlester in a run-rule 11-0 victory at Lady Lions Field on Tuesday afternoon. Kylie Williams enter the pitcher's circle for Durant and the got her fifth win of the season, Williams is 5-0 on the season.

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  8. Doc's testimony on competency doesn't derail Oklahoma execution plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | NewsOK.com

    A man who was convicted of the 2002 murder of his 9-month-old daughter was denied clemency on Thursday by a 3-2 vote of the state Pardon and Parole Board. Benjamin Robert Cole, 50, did not speak before the board during the clemency hearing, declining to appear via video from the state penitentiary in McAlester.

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  9. Doc's testimony on competency doesn't derail Oklahoma execution plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NewsOK.com

    A man who was convicted of the 2002 murder of his 9-month-old daughter was denied clemency on Thursday by a 3-2 vote of the state Pardon and Parole Board. Benjamin Robert Cole, 50, did not speak before the board during the clemency hearing, declining to appear via video from the state penitentiary in McAlester.

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  10. Death row inmate convicted of killing daughter denied clemencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | NewsOK.com

    Benjamin Robert Cole, who was convicted of the 2002 murder of his 9-month-old daughter, was denied clemency by the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board on Thursday by a vote of 3 to 2. A man who was convicted of the 2002 murder of his 9-month-old daughter was denied clemency on Thursday by the state Pardon and Parole Board. Benjmain Robert Cole, 50, did not speak before the board at his clemency hearing, declining to appear via video from the state penitentiary in McAlester.

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  11. Man arrested in Mesa cold case extradited to AZRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ABC15.com

    ... was arrested at Sky Harbor International Airport around 4 p.m., according to court documents. He was located in McAlester, Okla. in early August and held on suspicion of first-degree murder until Wednesday when he was booked into the 4th Avenue ...

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  12. Man arrested in cold-case killing of Arizona woman...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... was taken into custody without incident on Aug. 5 by police detectives and federal law enforcement officials in McAlester, Oklahoma, on an Arizona arrest warrant. Authorities said that Parmar, who had been on the run after absconding from parole on ...

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  13. USDA Employees Removed From 'Toxic' OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | News9 Oklahoma City

    After years of complaints of mold growing in their offices, more than 50 U.S. Department of Agriculture employees in Oklahoma have been removed from their offices now deemed "too toxic to work in." The buildings in Pauls Valley, Eufaula and McAlester have all been evacuated.

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  14. Former Kiowa officer pleads not guilty to sex and kidnapping chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | KXII-TV Sherman

    A Las Vegas judge scheduled a trial for Oct. 26 in the case of 30-year-old Danniel Boone Morgan the second. Morgan, of McAlester, could face up to life in prison if he's convicted.

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  15. Ex-Oklahoma cop pleads not guilty in Clark County court in teen kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    ... judge scheduled trial Oct. 26 in Clark County District Court for 30-year-old Danniel Boone Morgan II. Morgan, from McAlester, Oklahoma, could face up to life in prison if he's convicted. RELATED: Arrest report details relationship between ex-cop, ...

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  16. Former Kiowa police officer facing trial in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KXII-TV Sherman

    A former Kiowa police officer accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl and abducting her will face trial in Nevada. Las Vegas officials heard testimony on Friday from the girl and her parents before finding enough evidence to order Danniel Boone Morgan II, 30, of McAlester, Okla., to stand trial on felony kidnapping and statutory sexual seduction charges.

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  17. Funeral set for McAlester soldier who died at Fort BenningRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Services for 19-year-old Pfc. Hank Brown will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home in McAlester.

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  18. The QuadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | NewsOK.com

    ... also are offered at the Ardmore Higher Education Center, the Eastern Oklahoma State College branch campus in McAlester and the Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee. The ECU nursing program is available at Southeastern Oklahoma State University ...

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  19. ARTB Soldier dies in off-duty incidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Bayonet

    ... investigation, as is policy in the event an accident injury or tragedy of this nature. Brown, who hailed from McAlester, Oklahoma, joined the Army in June 2014 and was an Infantryman who went through Basic Training, Advanced Infantry Training and ...

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  20. Ninth-grade chess king captures Oklahoma's imaginationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... the life-sized, high-stakes chess match that figured prominently in the first Harry Potter book and movie, the McAlester News-Capital (http://bit.ly/1KT1keQ ) reported. Hollywood has embraced the game, as well. A movie called "Pawn Sacrifice," ...

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