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  1. Florence OttoRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Pike Press

    Florence Julia Otto of Pittsfield died at 4:30 a.m. June 28, 2015 at the Heartland Manor Care, in Normal at age 96. Florence and her twin Florine, who passed away March 15, 2011 in Yukon, Okla., were born in Pittsfield June 27, 1919 to Homer and Sarah Shonhart. Florence held many jobs throughout her life: Typist for Pike County Abstract Co., key punch operator at Western Cartridge Co.

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  2. Paint Stripper CEO Admits to BriberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | PaintSquare

    Visits to strip joints, a $2,600 football helmet, and thousands of dollars in cash were just some of the gratuities that a manufacturer of depaint products spread around to win business from several military bases, authorities say. Now, Christopher Houston Hensley, 56, of Yukon, OK, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to bribe a public official at the Corpus Christi Army Depot , federal authorities announced Tuesday .

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  3. Author Donnie Collins releases first book, Toby the CowboyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Examiner.com

    ... Mr. Collins: At this point my book is available at www.Tatepublishing.com and at Hastings bookstores in Norman and Yukon Oklahoma. Upon the release date it will be available on Amazon and other avenues. Mr. Collins: I didn't set out to write a book. ...

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  4. 34 shark pups pulled from hammerhead corpse on Destin beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... corpse. Bystanders counted 34 dead sharks that were tossed into a trash can. The video was taken by Jeff Bratcher of Yukon, Oklahoma and posted to YouTube. Bratcher was on vacation with his family when he took the video. The YouTube video reflects ...

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  5. Crew rips pups from hammerhead shark in front of Destin tourists, AL.com reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | NOLA.com

    ... strap their trophy bucks to the front grill of their station wagons anymore. According to AL.com , Jeff Bratcher of Yukon, Okla., came across deck hands from the charter boat Phoenix removing dead pups from a 13-foot hammerhead shark the crew had ...

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  6. Onlookers irate at sight of pregnant hammerhead shark and her 34 dead babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Examiner.com

    ... used to make a delicacy called shark fin soup. In Florida, it is legal to sell or possess shark fins. Jeff Bratcher of Yukon, Oklahoma caught the gruesome scene on a cellphone video and uploaded it to YouTube. Since posting the video, it has been ...

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  7. Pregnant hammerhead shark landed in Destin draws ire; 34 pups removed at the dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Alabama Live

    ... shark after the shark was caught. The babies and the mother died. Video courtesy of Jeff Bratcher Jeff Bratcher of Yukon, Okla. was taking his family out for a walk at the Harborwalk Village in Destin, Fla., just steps from AJ's restaurant and the ...

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  8. Atoka man's body found in Yukon, Okla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KXII-TV Sherman

    The Atoka County Sheriff confirmed Monday the remains found in February 2015 in Yukon, Okla. are those of Glen Killion.

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  9. Albert Simon JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Brady Webb, Casey Talley, Chase Daniels, Matthew Lane and Sean Kirkpatrick. Albert was born Sept. 12, 1922, in Yukon, Okla., to Y.J. and Annie (Nials) Johnson. He married Cortez Goza Sept. 25, 1940, in Marlow, Okla., and served his country in ...

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  10. 5 words of wisdom from Florence Birdwell, mentor to Tony nominees Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'HaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma City University vocal professor Florence Birdwell speaks during an interview at her home at Spanish Cove in Yukon, Okla., Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Birdwell taught Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara, who are both nominated this year for Tony Awards.

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  11. Interview: For Florence Birdwell, mentor to Tony nominees Kristin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma City University vocal professor Florence Birdwell speaks during an interview at her home at Spanish Cove in Yukon, Okla., Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Birdwell taught Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara, who are both nominated this year for Tony Awards.

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  12. Deputies find 400 grams of methRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Potter County sheriff's deputies arrested two men and seized narcotics and stolen firearms Tuesday afternoon during a traffic stop on West Interstate 40. The Cadillac was occupied by a 26-year-old man from Oklahoma City and a 29-year-old man from Yukon, Okla., Potter County Sheriff Brian Thomas said in a news release. The deputy became suspicious of the pair after receiving different stories from the men as to the purpose of their trip.

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  13. Holy Smokes! BBQ game is changing as cost of competing sky rocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... atop the standings of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, and after last week's competition in Georgia he drove home to Yukon, Oklahoma with a $7,000 check. "It's becoming a more expensive sport," Clark said. "Everyone is cooking a better quality of ...

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  14. Hobby Lobby AbductionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | New Urban Legends

    Claim: A woman was followed by sex traffickers at a Yukon/Oklahoma City Hobby Lobby store on 26 May 2015. This just appeared on my Facebook, and at least one comment said, "It is making the rounds girl! I have seen this pop up on my feed from 5 different friends that are not even friends with you!!", which immediately made me suspicious.

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  15. High school football: Promoting from withinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Yukon's promotion of Brian Sauser from offensive coordinator to head coach wasn't the only notable coaching change in which the successor was found within the program. Yukon High School's new football coach Brian Sauser works with players during Spring practice at the school in Yukon, Okla.

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  16. High school football: Yukon coach Brian Sauser ready for bigger challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Last week, before spring football practice began at Yukon High School, new coach Brian Sauser looked at all the shoulder pads and helmets hanging in his players' lockers, and he couldn't resist. Yukon High School's new football coach Brian Sauser works with players during Spring practice at the school in Yukon, Okla.

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  17. Ordering Supplies for STEMseeds Camp: Jitterbug RobotsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Moving at the Speed of Creativity

    In two weeks, Amy Loeffelholz and I will be leading a 3 day workshop for elementary STEM teachers in Yukon, Oklahoma , which we've named " STEMseeds PD Camp ." One of the planned STEM projects we're going to do is " Jitterbug Robots ," a lesson my wife learned to do and enjoyed last summer at the "Create, Make and Learn" STEM workshop in Burlington, Vermont.

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  18. Announces Recipients of the 2015 Pork Industry ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Pork Checkoff

    ... The remaining 19 applicants will receive $2,000 each. Kaylen Baker, a junior at Oklahoma State University, is from Yukon, Okla., and is majoring in animal science and agriculture communications, with a minor in agriculture economics and business. ...

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  19. 10 things to know about Cowboys K Dan Bailey, including taking a record from Barry SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... potential college stars, Bailey was even more under the radar than the typical high schooler. At Southwest Covenant in Yukon, Okla., Bailey played eight-man football for the Patriots. While he trained as a kicker year round with goals of kicking in ...

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  20. A little bit of New Mexico in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Route 66 News

    Former residents of New Mexico who live in the Sooner State may get a hankering after viewing this Discover Oklahoma video about the Green Chile Kitchen Route 66 in Yukon, Oklahoma. The restaurant doesn't put green chile peppers in everything.

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