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  1. Group Seeks Protection For OK Muslims After Lawmaker's Controversial RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | News9 Oklahoma City

    During the news conference on Wednesday, CAIR-OK Executive Director Adam Soltani said Bennett has crossed the line of inflammatory comments to almost inciting violence against Muslims in the state of Oklahoma. Bennett made a Facebook comment on Monday, September 1, which reads in part, "The Quran clearly states that non-Muslims should be killed... Be wary of the individuals who claim to be 'Muslim American'.


  2. Man Charged In 1997 Sallisaw Murder Extradited To OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A Muldrow man accused of beating a a Sequoyah County man to death in 1997 has been extradited from Texas to the Sequoyah County jail. Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart told KFSM TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Smith , Ricky Dority, 56, was transferred from the Bureau of Federal Prisons facility in Texarkana to face a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Mitchell Nixon, 28. Lockhart says Dority has spent the last 15 years in federal prison following a conviction on a weapons charge.


  3. Okla. lawmaker, GOP chair affirm anti-Muslim postRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | News9 Oklahoma City

    A GOP state legislator and the chairman of the Oklahoma Republican Party are standing behind anti-Muslim remarks the lawmaker posted to his Facebook page, and both say they have no plans to apologize. A Muslim advocacy group has called for state Rep. John Bennett to apologize after he posted a comment to his Facebook page urging people, especially Christians, to "be wary of the individuals who claim to be Muslim-American."


  4. Cherokee Nation Chief Says Oklahoma Tribe Is ThrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Principal Chief Bill John Baker presented his State of the Nation address Saturday on the Cherokee National Courthouse lawn.


  5. Trooper arrested for DUI resignsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the agency accepted a letter of resignation from Trooper Joshua Davies on Tuesday - the day before a pre-termination hearing had been scheduled.


  6. On-duty Oklahoma state trooper arrested for DUIRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    An Oklahoma state trooper has been arrested in Sequoyah County for driving under the influence of alcohol while on duty after he crashed an Oklahoma Highway Patrol sport utility vehicle that was towing an OHP boat.


  7. OHP Trooper Arrested For DUI After On-Duty CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirms one of its troopers has been arrested and booked on a complaint of driving under the influence.


  8. Cherokee citizen honored as 'Champion of Change'Read the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Cherokee Nation citizen Daryl Legg of Sallisaw has been named a "Champion of Change" and will be honored during a ceremony at the White House.


  9. White House to honor Cherokee Nation citizenRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Forty-three-year-old Daryl Legg along with 14 other people will receive the "Champions of Change" award during a ceremony Monday.


  10. Okla. House passes bill for students to say pledgeRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    House members voted 70-5 for the bill late Thursday after removing a requirement that schoolchildren also recite the Oklahoma pledge. 1 comment

  11. Okla.-based Cherokee Nation centers get accoladesRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Cherokee Nation Health Services and the tribe's Head Start program recently received the Certified Healthy Oklahoma award from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.


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