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  1. Boys high school basketball: El Reno shakes off rust in win over ChoctawRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    Rusty from more than a week without a game, El Reno needed a little time to get going, but found its rhythm in the third quarter of an eventual 72-58 win over Choctaw Thursday at the Shawnee Invitational. "The first half, we struggled," Haydon said.


  2. Bad body language can disqualify jobseekers in minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Most hiring managers know within five minutes if a candidate is a good fit for a job, based largely on body language. That's according to an online survey recently conducted by Harris Poll for CareerBuilder.


  3. Shawnee casino shooter diesRead the original story

    Monday Jan 16 |

    A casino security guard who shot and killed a fellow security officer and then turned the gun on himself has died. Authorities said Justin Wells, 28, went into the resort at 777 Grand Casino Blvd. just before 7 a.m. Jan. 10 and shot and killed Matt Palmer, 22, before shooting himself.


  4. Prep Parade: U.S. Grant, Capitol Hill not ready for return to OSSAA footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 |

    The football teams at U.S. Grant and Capitol Hill have completed three seasons of their four-year independence from the OSSAA. [PHOTO BY STEVE SISNEY, THE OKLAHOMAN] Keith Sinor gave a detailed presentation to the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association's board of directors on Wednesday, outlining the state of football at U.S. Grant and Capitol Hill high schools, as well as their feeder schools.


  5. OFBCA winter clinic set for Thursday, Friday in ShawneeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 11 |

    The Oklahoma Football Coaches Association winter clinic is set to run from Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon at the Firelake Grand Hotel and Casino near Shawnee. Among Thursday's scheduled speakers at the event are Ohio assistant Tim Albin, Central Oklahoma's Chris Martin and former McAlester coach Bryan Pratt, now at Bentonville West.


  6. One man dead, another hurt in Shawnee casino shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 |

    One man died and another man was wounded in a shooting Tuesday involving two employees at a Shawnee casino, authorities said. The shooting happened just before 7 a.m. at the Grand Casino Hotel Resort, 777 Grand Casino Blvd., which is under the jurisdiction of Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal police.


  7. One person dead in Shawnee casino shooting Tuesday, shooter hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 |

    The shooting happened about 7 a.m. at the Grand Casino Hotel Resort, 777 Grand Casino Blvd. The casino is under the jurisdiction of Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal police, an emergency dispatcher said. A man shot a fellow employee to death and then shot and wounded himself, and was taken by helicopter to a hospital.


  8. Little All-City football: John Marshall's Justin Broiles ready to see what awaits at OURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 |

    John Marshall cornerback Justin Broiles, left, is The Oklahoman's Little All-City Defensive Player of the Year. [PHOTO BY NATE BILLINGS, THE OKLAHOMAN] "It gives me a leg up on others that didn't decide to come, around the country, not just at OU," Broiles said.


  9. The Archivist: Shawnee's tiny houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 |

    Shawnee, the county seat of Pottawatomie County, has a historic tiny house. It is the Henry and Etta Beard Cabin, now located on the grounds of the Santa Fe Depot Museum.


  10. Two people die in wrecks on state roadsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 6 |

    Miller died from injuries suffered about 8:05 p.m. Thursday on Highland Road just west of Stevens Road in Tecumseh in Pottawatomie County, the patrol reports. Miller was driving a pickup west on Highland Road when he lost control and went into an embankment.


  11. Fond farewells dominate the year in foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 |

    Crews took down the iconic sign at Charcoal Oven in Sept. 12, ending a run of almost 60 years.


  12. NewsOK's most viewed news galleries of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 |

    While words provide a major part of our communication with readers, photos offer another powerful way to engage. Everything from high school, college and professional sports to breaking news to community events held throughout the year.


  13. Wildfires pop up in Oklahoma; Dry, windy weather in forecastRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 29 |

    Wildfires are popping up in parts of Oklahoma, and state forestry officials warn that Friday could bring a very high fire danger to the state because of low humidity and gusty winds. Oklahoma City television station KWTV reports that one fire is burning near Shawnee, while two other fires were reported in Lincoln County.


  14. Shawnee man sentenced to federal prison for killing Indian man, moving bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 |

    A Shawnee man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for killing an Indian man while on Indian land and then disposing of the body. George Edmond Walker, 39, pleaded guilty in August in Oklahoma City federal court to voluntary manslaughter and unlawful removal of a dead body.


  15. AAA: Oklahoma average gas prices rise to $2.09 per gallonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 27 |

    The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Oklahoma is up by eight cents to $2.09 per gallon this week. AAA Oklahoma reported Tuesday that the price is at a four-month high, but spokesman Chuck Mai said the price is expected to drop sharply after the first of the year brings an end to holiday travel.


  16. Pottawatomie County schools look to 'get back in the game' with new county sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 |

    April Grace, superintendent of Shawnee Public Schools, center, looks at Hawaiian Christmas decorations on Dec. 16 with seventh-grade students Kaitlyn Atwood, left, and Michelle Eicher at Shawnee Middle School Bodard Campus. [Photo by Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman] POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY - After a shortfall that hit Oklahoma schools with mid-year budget reductions this year, and ahead of another anticipated budget hole next year, 14 school systems in Pottawatomie County are receiving a valuable boost in funding following a local sales tax increase approved by voters in 2015.


  17. High School Notebook: John Marshall's Justin Broiles signs financial aid papers with OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 |

    John Marshall's Justin Broiles, left, signed a financial-aid agreement with Oklahoma over the weekend. [Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman] John Marshall cornerback Justin Broiles signed financial aid documents with Oklahoma over the weekend as he plans to enroll for the spring semester and be on campus in January.


  18. Teacher pay plans begin to emerge in Oklahoma LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 |

    Sen. Ron Sharp was the first state lawmaker to file a teacher pay raise bill ahead of the 2017 legislative session. But his bill to raise the state's minimum pay scale by $5,000 highlights the challenge the Legislature will face in finalizing a pay raise plan.


  19. Organizers are preparing for next year's 'Night to Shine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 |

    Mariah Mitchell poses after receiving her tiara during the 2016 "Night to Shine," a prom-night experience for people with special needs hosted by the Tim Tebow Foundation and at Putnam City Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Archives] Thursday, registration opened for the 2017 "Night to Shine OKC" prom-night experience for people with special needs age 14 and older.


  20. Council agrees to settle lawsuit over service dog filed by veteran with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 |

    The Oklahoma City Council agreed to pay $5,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a disabled veteran who was ordered by police to leave a McDonald's restaurant, where he had gone with his service dog. Wesley Baxley, of Shawnee, has post-traumatic stress disorder.


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