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Two Oklahoma tribes face opposition in requests to participate in lawsuit over gaming compacts

Five Oklahoma gaming tribes have asked a federal judge to reject requests by two other tribes to participate in their lawsuit...

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Lots of decent games, few great games dot 2020 college football openers

Alabama-Southern Cal highlights the college football schedule in Week 1

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Attorney: Client mentally ill, not responsible for parent deaths

Rachel Walker was still alive when she told her youngest son to call the police in the early morning hours of March 4. Isiah...

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OSBI to investigate Dove Charter Schools

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation will open an investigation into Dove Charter Schools officials, who have been...

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Modern Methuselah: Joe Gilbert has been coaching at Barnsdall for 66 years

BARNSDALL — Joe Gilbert stops the vacuum to welcome a visitor into the lobby of the gymnasium that bears his name. Joe Gilbert...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 20, 2020

OU geologists win competition A team of undergraduate and graduate petroleum engineering students from the Mewbourne School of...

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Third slain Moore student remembered for finishing the race

MOORE — In the last few days of his life, the family of Kolby Crum gathered by his hospital bed to pray. Filled with anguish,...

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Bill to undo permitless carry fails in committee

Another attempt to undo Oklahoma’s permitless carry law failed Thursday. Oklahoma’s House Public Safety Committee quickly...

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American cruise passengers quarantined at US military bases

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for...

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Oklahoma's Native American Caucus focuses on bills, building partnerships amid gaming dispute

The Native American Caucus in Oklahoma’s House of Representatives has zeroed in on several notable bills this session while...

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Thunder: Dennis Schroder describes 'different vibe' without Russell Westbrook

After practice Thursday, Schroder was reminded of his exit interview quote about Donovan. Schroder was asked if this Thunder...

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Struggling Victoria's Secret sold as women demand comfort

NEW YORK (AP) — Victoria's Secret, which once defined sexy with its leggy supermodels in their lacy bras and oversized angel...

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OU women's gymnastics: From doodle to dazzle, K.J. Kindler takes a hands-on approach to leotard design

NORMAN — When Olivia Trautman saw the jeweled crimson and white leotard laid out Tuesday at the Sam Viersen Gymnastics Center,...

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SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Matt Holliday talks return to Stillwater and more

STILLWATER — For 18 years, Matt Holliday called Stillwater home. That was before he played in three World Series and seven...

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Six swimmers to watch at the Class 6A & 5A high school state meets

Swimmers to watch at the state meets The Class 6A and Class 5A state swim meets begin Friday in Jenks. The Class 5A...

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Joe Exotic murder-for-hire case to be chronicled in Netflix docuseries 'Tiger King'

Joe Exotic - whose real name is Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, but he is also known as Joe Schreibvogel - was sentenced last...

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Sonic to debut new look at busy OKC intersection

Sonic Drive-ins could start looking a little different than what you grew up with, and Oklahoma City will be one of the first...

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Home invasion under investigation by Edmond police

A press conference began at 11 a.m. at the Edmond Police Station concerning a home invasion which occurred early this...

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Thunder is behaving better in post-Westbrook world

Thunder was among the NBA leaders in technical fouls last season, but has drastically cut the misbehavior

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Stitt appointing 2 to OU, OSU/A&M regents

Gov. Kevin Stitt announced appointments Friday to the governing boards of Oklahoma’s two largest university systems. Stitt...

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OSU softball: Alysen Febrey, the lefty-hitting first baseman Cowgirls long ago recruited, finally in the lineup

STILLWATER — In his first four years as the Oklahoma State softball coach, Kenny Gajewski had been harboring one secret goal...

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    Swaglahoma: Online shop opens for state-themed merch

    Anyone wanting shirts, stickers or even a smartphone case branded with Oklahoma-themed logos has a new option to buy online....

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    2 former cruise ship passengers with virus die in Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — Two elderly passengers taken off the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess because they were infected with the...

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      How the Thunder's remaining schedule compares to Western Conference foes

      The unofficial second half of the NBA season is more accurately the final third of an 82-game marathon. Regardless of time...

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      Measures would change how TSET money is used

      At least two measures moving through the Legislature seek to ask voters to make substantial changes to the state's Tobacco...

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      Oklahoma City Philharmonic announces 2020-2021 Classics and Pops seasons

      Maestro Alexander Mickelthwate announced both seasons at an event tonight at the Civic Center Music Hall, where all the...

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      Oklahoma business briefs for Feb. 21, 2020

      TTCU updates dividends TTCU Federal Credit Union announced this week it paid out more than $3.2 million in member rewards...

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      Oklahoma Contemporary details grand opening festivities for new downtown OKC arts center

      Founded in 1989 as City Arts Center, Oklahoma Contemporary's new home was designed by Rand Elliott Architects, and staffers are...

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      Berry Tramel: Will XFL TV ratings plummet or stabilize?

      Week 3 could be a referendum on XFL future

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      Stop imagining that, Oklahoma City now to be branded as "The Modern Frontier"

      The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau is launching its first new branding of the city as “The Modern Frontier” after...

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      Food Dude: 405 diningscape shows no signs of slowing in any direction

      The Food Dude catches up with Robert and Lori Black who just bought Cafe Evoke but also just closed El Guate plus all the news...

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      OU football: Jalen Hurts plans to work out only as a quarterback at NFL combine

      ATLANTA — Former Oklahoma and Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts, who trained in Norcross, Ga., for the NFL scouting combine,...

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      Grief, anger and calls for action after shooting in Germany

      HANAU, Germany (AP) — Gokhan Gultekin’s juggling act was in many ways typical of Hanau’s Turkish community: taking care of...

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      Going small is the way the NBA has been going for years

      Quickness trumps size in basketball, so it's going to take big and quick to beat Houston

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      Q&A with Christina Vass: Nearly a quarter of Oklahoma households are leaving money on the table by not taking advantage of a tax credit

      Mayor David Holt declared Jan. 31 as EITC Awareness Day in Oklahoma City, a time for Oklahomans to find out more about this...

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      Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Feb. 21, 2020

      Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $50.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $38.25...

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      Edmond police search for leads in two home invasions

      EDMOND, Okla. — A 20-year-old man was the victim of a residential burglary and assault with a deadly weapon early...

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      How Gundy's dancing TikTok debut happened

      STILLWATER — Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton is starting to feel like an old man, even at 38. So far, he’s...

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      Richard Mize: Marijuana is good for business, Realtors survey suggests

      The National Association of Realtors is out with a survey that confirms what people in real estate already know about...

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      Cultural connections: Grammy-winning group Mariachi Los Camperos partnering with OKC Philharmonic for Pops performances

      When Sergio Alonso and his bandmates in Mariachi Los Camperos typically take the stage, they number a dozen players, the...

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      Beijing postpones major auto show in latest event canceled or delayed because of virus outbreak

      BEIJING (AP) — Beijing postpones major auto show in latest event canceled or delayed because of virus outbreak.

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      Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from NDAs

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg said Friday that he's willing to release at least three...

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      Attorney general dismisses lawsuit against three opioid distributors, but plans to refile later

      In what is being described as a "strategic move," Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter dismissed the state's lawsuit against...

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      Bloomberg says 3 women can be released from NDAs

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg said Friday that he's willing to release at least three...

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      Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts

      NEW YORK (AP) — The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial indicated Friday that it is deadlocked on the most serious charges,...

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      US, others pull out of Luge World Cup, citing safety

      USA Luge said it is pulling its team out of this weekend’s World Cup luge races in Winterberg, Germany, adding to a chorus of...

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      Democrats big money pledges give way to reality of 2020 race

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Democratic presidential candidates launched their campaigns last year with bold pledges to reject help...

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      Trump not a 'Parasite' fan, praises 'Gone with the Wind'

      WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite," his biggest complaint being that...

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      EU ends testy budget summit without deal, much work ahead

      BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders broke up a marathon budget summit without a deal Friday and their positions were still...

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      GOP attorneys general seek to block Equal Rights Amendment

      NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five Republican attorneys general are seeking to block an effort by three Democratic-led states to see...

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      Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

      ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler has accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately...

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      Court in Thailand orders popular opposition party dissolved

      BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Constitutional Court on Friday ordered the popular opposition Future Forward Party dissolved,...

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      Intel officials say Russia boosting Trump candidacy

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Intelligence officials have warned lawmakers that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign to help...

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      Outbreak, economic ills dim luster of Japan's Olympic year

      TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the limelight this year in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....

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      Trump looks for permanent national intelligence director

      WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell is the new acting national intelligence director, but he's...

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      Tennessee man gets electric chair for killing fellow inmate

      NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A convicted murderer was put to death in Tennessee's electric chair Thursday, becoming the state's...

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      OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer and Mike Carrier with Visit OKC

      The chat kicks off at 9:30 a.m. but feel free to submit questions now!

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      China suspends more penalties on US goods after trade truce

      BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday suspended more punitive tariffs on imports of U.S. industrial goods in response to a truce in...

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      Warren's next challenge: Maintain post-debate momentum

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren enters the final stretch before Saturday's Nevada Democratic caucus with a new and enviable...

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      Trump savoring scrambled Dem race, Bloomberg's debate debut

      COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relishing in Democrats' jumbled primary in the wake of a fractious debate, President Donald...

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      Young's career-high 50 points lead Hawks past Heat, 129-124

      ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young didn't attribute his first 50-point game to confidence gained from his first All-Star start.Belief in...

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      Bloomberg's unusual 2020 strategy turns to Utah post-debate

      SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign strategy is unprecedented, and his choice of...

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      Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to more than three years in prison...

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      As climate changes, activists struggle for Kansas' attention

      TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Environmentalists are struggling to get lawmakers to even discuss climate change as a serious issue in...

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      Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid threats of escalation

      ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Turkish soldiers were killed Thursday in an airstrike in northwestern Syria, Turkey said, after an...

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      New threats emerge in outbreak while China voices optimism

      BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health officials expressed new optimism Thursday over the deadly virus outbreak while authorities in...

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      Democrats' feisty debate reaches nearly 20 million viewers

      NEW YORK (AP) — This week's feisty Democratic presidential debate, the first to feature former New York Mayor Michael...

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      German gunman calling for genocide kills 9 people

      HANAU, Germany (AP) — A German who shot and killed nine people of foreign background in a rampage that began at a hookah bar...

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      Computer scientist who pioneered 'copy' and 'paste' has died

      NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy”...

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      Crews respond to report of natural gas odor at OKC middle school

      More than 800 students were evacuated Thursday at Taft Middle School, 2901 NW 23, after reports of a possible natural gas leak....

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      More comings and goings from the 405 diningscape

      Scottie's Deli will soon be leaving Uptown, but downtown's Parlor OKC has two new concepts arriving soon.

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      University of Michigan investigates doctor sex abuse claims

      ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Five former patients have alleged that a late University of Michigan physician sexually abused them...

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      Oklahoma court upholds woman's conviction in son's death

      OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday upheld the murder and child neglect convictions of a...

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      New virus has infected more than 75,000 people globally

      A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 75,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the...

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      Trump taps loyalist Grenell as nation's top intel official

      WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced that Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, will become acting...

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      S. Korea reports 1st virus death; 2.5M urged to stay home

      SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reported its first death from the new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a southeastern...

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      OKC police: Abandoned car may be tied to Calif. slaying

      Two people seen abandoning a car outside Remington Park in Oklahoma City may be involved in a Los Angeles-area homicide, police...

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      Dove Charter Schools sued after sending mailers to 107,000 students

      Dove Charter School officials are being accused of illegally accessing confidential student information to send recruitment...

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      4 finalists for OCU VP of diversity to speak in public forums

      Oklahoma City University has narrowed a list of finalists for a permanent vice president of diversity and inclusion. The...

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      #ThrowbackThursday: Students given 'Stranger/Danger' reminder in 1981

      We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

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      Big plans: Two largest property owners by Scissortail Park team up

      The two largest property owners west of Scissortail Park are joining forces as plans progress on acquiring and clearing the...

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      The Latest: Sanders: Democrat with most delegates should win

      LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential campaign and Democratic debat e (all times local):8 p.m.Bernie Sanders is...

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      The Hill criticizes, but does not recant, Solomon articles

      NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington publication The Hill issued a lengthy report on Wednesday finding fault with several articles by...

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      NFL free agent Greg Robinson jailed in Texas on pot charge

      EL PASO, Texas (AP) — NFL offensive tackle Greg Robinson remained in a West Texas jail without bond Wednesday after federal...

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      Label: Rapper Pop Smoke slain in Hollywood Hills shooting

      LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pop Smoke, a rising Brooklyn rapper who had a breakout year of hit songs and albums that made some of the...

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      Trump picks pardon requests from wealthy pals and GOP donors

      WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a common thread among the 11 felons who found favor with President Donald Trump this week — all who...

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      China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials

      BEIJING (AP) — China revoked the press credentials of three reporters for The Wall Street Journal over a headline for an...

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      Blagojevich praises, endorses Trump as justice reformer

      CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich gushed about Donald Trump a day after the Republican president...

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      Scientist nabbed for Russia spying is Mexico hometown hero

      MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican microbiologist accused of spying for Russia in Miami is considered a benefactor in his native...

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      Sandusky prosecutor and former Penn State lawyer disciplined

      HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer who led the child molestation investigation and prosecution of former Penn State assistant...

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      Shooting outside Mississippi hospital leaves 3 dead

      JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot his girlfriend and an unarmed security guard in a Mississippi hospital parking lot...

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      Deliberating a 2nd day, Weinstein jury revisits '06 account

      NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial spent much of their second day of deliberations Wednesday revisiting a...

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      Fed seems inclined to keep rates low as virus poses risks

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S. and global economies last month, though they...

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      Trump ousts top defense official who certified Ukraine aid

      WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ousted the Pentagon's top policy official who had certified last year that Ukraine...

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      Lawyer: Assange was offered US pardon if he cleared Russia

      LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to claim during an extradition hearing that the Trump administration...

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      North Dakota regulators OK expanded Dakota Access pipeline

      BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators on Wednesday unanimously approved expanded capacity for the Dakota Access...

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      National shortage of forensic nurses frustrates rape victims

      RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The young woman who walked into an emergency room in Milwaukee began her journey about 12 hours earlier,...

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      Russia to let in Chinese with business visas amid entry ban

      MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's entry ban for Chinese nationals will be partial and only affect those who travel with tourist, private,...

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      Symbolic Aleppo flight comes as civilians suffer in Syria

      ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — A Syrian passenger jet landed in Aleppo on Wednesday from Damascus as domestic flights resumed between...

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      Burger King breaks the mold with new advertising campaign

      Burger King is breaking the mold in its new advertising campaign.The burger chain is portraying its Whopper covered in mold in...

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      Two dead in southwest OKC blaze

      Two people are dead after a fire erupted Wednesday in a recreational vehicle in southwest Oklahoma City, authorities said....

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      US home construction dips 3.6% in January

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes edged back slightly in January after a December surge that had pushed home...

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      Small businesses embrace wellness to help retain staffers

      NEW YORK (AP) — Every month, the 30 staffers at Chris Boehlke's public relations firm each get $100 to pay for anything that...

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      Ending Putin's support of Venezuela no easy feat for US

      MOSCOW (AP) — In October 2016, the head of Russia's largest oil company traveled to the birthplace of Hugo Chávez, in the...

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      Kosovo woman faces terror charges for joining IS group

      TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Kosovar prosecutors on Wednesday filed terrorism charges against an ethnic Albanian woman who allegedly...

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      China’s top diplomat assures Southeast Asia on epidemic

      VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — China’s top diplomat assured his Southeast Asian counterparts on Wednesday that the situation in a...

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      Skeletal remains are McAlester woman missing since 2017

      McALESTER, Oka. (AP) — Skeletal remains found two years ago near McAlester are those of a McAlester woman who disappeared more...

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      Christian theme park in Florida laying off most workers

      ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Christian-oriented theme park in central Florida that describes itself as “bringing the Bible to life”...

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      'Go, Dog. Go!' coming to Oklahoma Children's Theatre

      Oklahoma Children’s Theatre will present the classic children’s book “Go, Dog. Go!” on stage when it comes to life in an...

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      Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

      Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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      Students must apply by May 1 for Canadian County Democrats' scholarship

      Students registered as Democrats may apply for the Canadian County Democrats’ Robert "Bob" Burton Democratic Scholarship. The...

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      Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

      Anadarko Anadarko High School class of 1960: Looking for classmates for a 60th reunion June 19-20. For more information, email...

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      Science Museum Oklahoma to host teacher workshop Feb. 29

      Oklahoma teachers wanting to supercharge science education in their classrooms have the chance to learn from Steve Spangler,...

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      Mixed-use building is planned for Oklahoma City's Midtown district

      The recently completed Monarch building in Midtown, home to Ackerman McQueen and Lingo Construction, will soon be surrounded by...

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      'Be A Neighbor' initiative launched at Governor's Prayer Breakfast

      Gov. Kevin Stitt and his wife Sarah imagined an event that would bring together Southern Baptist preachers and Jewish rabbis,...

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      Quilting group to host visual artist's presentation Feb. 27; rescheduled 'Catch a Falling Star' workshop set for Feb. 29

      Visual artist Sarah Atlee will present a program, “Quilting in Place — An Artist’s Adventures in Residence,” during the Central...

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      Germany to require social media sites to report hate speech

      BERLIN (AP) — The German Cabinet has approved a bill that will require social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube to...

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      Pompeo to raise case of US doctor on trial in Saudi Arabia

      DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he planned to raise U.S. concerns about...

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      Local Boy Scout leaders remain positive despite bankruptcy filing

      Local leadership of the Boy Scouts of America said Tuesday area activities will continue for the foreseeable future in the wake...

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      Signs installed for I-44 exits in Oklahoma City work zone

      The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has installed signs for I-44 exit ramps on northbound I-235 in Oklahoma City to...

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      Asian shares mostly rise despite continuing virus fears

      TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, despite overnight losses on Wall Street and continuing fears about an outbreak...

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      Police: Girl, 6, was killed by neighbor who then killed self

      COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her front yard after school was killed by a neighbor who then...

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      Trump vows to 'clean up' LA at Olympic meeting briefing

      LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday veered into politics during a briefing on preparations for the 2028 Summer...

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      Bloomberg to go face to face against rivals after ad blitz

      WASHINGTON (AP) — For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end.By spending more than...

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      Boy Scouts seek bankruptcy, urge victims to step forward

      The Boy Scouts of America urged victims to come forward Tuesday as the historic, 110-year-old organization filed for bankruptcy...

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      11 big and not-so-big names granted clemency by Trump

      Some were big names who grabbed national headlines while others were lesser known but also faced serious charges and prison. A...

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      Jury ends 1st day of deliberations in Weinstein's rape trial

      NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial ended their first day of deliberations Tuesday with lots of questions...

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      Interviews and video: Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell, OKC Mayor David Holt talk Native American tourism and heritage as Red Earth announces new events

      Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell told Monday's gathering of reporters, arts supporters and government officials that the state just hit a...

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      Trump says he knows identity of 'Anonymous' tell-all writer

      WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he knows the identity of the author known as “Anonymous,” the senior...

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      A rare miss for Walmart to end the year

      NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart reported disappointing fourth-quarter profits and sales after a sluggish and shortened holiday shopping...

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      White House correspondents' dinner returns to comedic roots

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedians are making their return to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after last year's hiatus.Kenan...

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      Pete Buttigieg's next test: Winning over minority voters

      So far, Pete Buttigieg has made it look easy.The once little-known former mayor of a midsize Midwestern city vaulted over a...

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      Trump pardons ex-San Francisco 49ers owner DeBartolo Jr.

      WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner...

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      Elderly, halfhearted Florida bank robber won't be jailed

      WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 74-year-old Florida man whose halfhearted attempt at bank robbery was caused by depression after...

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      Huge locust outbreak in East Africa reaches South Sudan

      JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a...

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      Watchman sentenced to 16 years in killing of Florida tourist

      SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A hotel watchman has been convicted of killing a Florida tourist staying at an Airbnb lodging in...

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      Storm-swollen rivers surge in UK, severe flood alerts issued

      LONDON (AP) — Residents in central England and Wales piled up sandbags, readied water pumps and hoped for the best Tuesday as...

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      New virus has infected more than 73,000 people globally

      A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 73,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the...

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      Iran sentences alleged US spies to up to 10 years in prison

      TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran sentenced eight environmental activists, including an Iranian who reportedly also has British and...

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      HSBC cuts headcount by 35,000 in deep overhaul

      LONDON (AP) — Europe's biggest bank, HSBC, will shed some 35,000 jobs as part of an overhaul to focus on faster-growing markets...

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      German ex-environment minister seeks to lead Merkel's party

      BERLIN (AP) — A former German environment minister on Tuesday became the first prominent figure officially to declare his...

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      Shares take hit as virus outbreak slams profits, events

      BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets slipped Tuesday as the impact from the virus outbreak that began in China deepened, with Apple...

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      Nissan shareholders furious at Ghosn scandal, dismal results

      TOKYO (AP) — Nissan shareholders vented their outrage at the Japanese automaker's top management Tuesday for crashing stock...

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      'A source of hope': Oklahoma teachers learn impact of child trauma at state summit

      Thousands of educators gathered in the Cox Convention Center on Monday and eagerly stared at a model of a brain. With 86...

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      EMSA, Integris unveil ambulance for heart and lung patients

      Integris Health and the Emergency Medical Services Authority announced a new tool in the fight to save lives in Oklahoma. A new...

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      Red Earth moves: Native American arts organization moves its venerable festival and announces launch of a new OKC event

      Silhouetted against the wide windows overlooking the downtown Oklahoma City skyline, Native American fancy shawl dancer...

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      OKC police union leader challenges cutting funds for officers

      Oklahoma City's police union president says the optics of cutting funds for five officers "are not good." The Police...

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      State brand website tweaked over Land Run reference

      Oklahoma’s new state branding website was updated over the weekend to better account for the state’s indigenous history after...

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      Ryan Newman's latest terrifying crash sends him to hospital

      DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Newman has barrel-rolled his way through many terrifying crashes over his 20-year NASCAR...

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      Denny Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Ryan Newman hospitalized

      DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Newman flipped across the finish line, his Ford planted upside down and on fire, a grim...

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      Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

      NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight...

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      4 killed, dozens injured in highway pileup in South Korea

      SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Four people were killed and 43 were injured Monday in a highway pileup in snowy weather in...

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      Pier 1 files for bankruptcy protection amid online challenge

      Pier 1 Imports Inc. — the once-trendy supplier of home goods like papasan chairs and throw pillows — filed for bankruptcy...

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      China’s 'War on Terror' uproots families, leaked data shows

      Beijing (AP) — For decades, the Uighur imam was a bedrock of his farming community in China’s far west. On Fridays, he preached...

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      Elton John intends to continue Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour after walking pneumonia diagnosis

      Elton John intends to play his remaining shows in New Zealand and Australia, his tour promoters said Monday, a day after...

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      The Latest: Warren calls for party unity in taking on Trump

      LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):2 p.m.Elizabeth Warren is preaching Democratic...

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