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COVID-19 billing under congressional review at two small state hospitals

Two small hospitals in Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among 10 facilities being contacted by congressional investigators over the...

 
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Norman mom indicted in son's death

A Norman woman has been charged in the New Year's Day death of her 2-year-old son. The state's multi-county grand jury on...

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OU delivers recruiting fireworks

NORMAN — Lincoln Riley has developed a reputation as the best in college football at developing quarterbacks. That’ll happen...

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Oklahoma resident shoots, kills intruder with bow and arrow

Muskogee police are investigating after a resident reportedly shot and killed an intruder in his home with a bow and arrow...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, July 6, 2020

Firefighters union President Cameron Weems was optimistic Sunday the Oklahoma City Fire Department would see progress this week...

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The Latest: Trump to establish 'National Garden' of heroes

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's July Fourth celebration at Mount Rushmore...

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The Mom Stop: Emerging from the pandemic cave

As a family of five, we normally bounce from soccer practice to ballet practice to scouts during the school year and spend much...

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Chesapeake Energy transformation of OKC came with a price

The future for Chesapeake Energy may be uncertain, but the company’s impact on Oklahoma City, much of it shaped by founder...

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Arizona governor orders bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks to close for at least 30 days over virus

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona governor orders bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks to close for at least 30 days...

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Gurney says Mark Emmert's time is passed as NCAA president

Former OU athletics chief of academic is harsh in his assessment of Emmert

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'It's tough': Black cops in Oklahoma work for change from inside

Carl Pendleton grew up with a healthy fear of cops. Young and Black in Tulsa, Pendleton heard horror stories about the Ku Klux...

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July Fourth celebrated

While the pandemic forced cancellation of many popular local Independence Day events, the Luther parade went on Saturday with...

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With Medicaid expansion approved, what happens next?

Oklahoma voters on Tuesday approved a state question to expand Medicaid, but legislators won’t decide until next year how to...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

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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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Helping in more than one language: Unemployment assistance event reveals unsung heroes

Stress, anger and depression can set in quickly if you’re one of the thousands of Oklahomans without work and unable to...

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Woman intentionally coughed on 1-year-old after argument with mom over social distancing

A California woman intentionally coughed on a 1-year-old baby following an argument over social distancing. 

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'We’ve got to have football': OU and OSU home games are vital for many business in Norman and Stillwater

College football Saturdays are big business at O’Connell’s in Norman. OU fans pour into the historic Campus Corner bar and...

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OSU basketball: Mike Holder turns to Mike Boynton during Mike Gundy investigation

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder often turned to men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton the past few...

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Morning roundup: NFL to discuss union's desire to cancel preseason

NFL League to discuss union's desire to cancel preseason The NFL plans to consider the NFL Players Association’s recommendation...

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Public Service Co. of Oklahoma and the U.S. Army work to boost Fort Sill's power capabilities

LAWTON — Resiliency is part of readiness for the U.S. Army. In June, both it and Public Service Co. of Oklahoma announced plans...

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Oklahoma Gov. Stitt signs gaming compacts with two more tribes

Two more tribes have signed gaming compacts with the state of Oklahoma. On Thursday morning, officials with the United...

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Opinion: As FedEx joins opposition to Washington NFL team’s nickname, it’s time for Daniel Snyder to do the right thing

A big shoe might have just dropped on Daniel Snyder’s all-caps stance that he will “NEVER” change the name of his football...

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    Boynton a trusted voice for Holder

    STILLWATER — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder often turned to men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton the past few...

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    Houses of worship continue pandemic precautions

    The Rev. Phil Larson became alarmed when he heard that "faith-based activities" were among a list of activities and locations...

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    Railway excursions back on track after pandemic pause

    For some patrons of the Oklahoma Railway Museum, riding trains is a fun activity. But for others, it’s a way of life. The...

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    Africa starts opening airspace even as COVID-19 cases climb

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surged in many parts of the world, the island nation of the Seychelles was looking good:...

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    Free downloadable album 'Oklahoma State Parks Soundscapes with Music' released

    This release also includes a set of YouTube videos that feature each track of the album accompanied by scenic video footage and...

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    Asia Today: 3,000 Australians in Melbourne in hard lockdown

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Victoria state recorded 108 new coronavirus cases Saturday, forcing authorities to lock...

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    Cleveland Indians look into changing name amid pressure

    CLEVELAND (AP) — They've been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. Those days could be over.Amid new pressure sparked by...

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    ‘Abolitionist’ candidates largely unsuccessful in legislative races

    Most legislative candidates who sought to criminalize abortion were unsuccessful last week in their election bids. At least...

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    Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

    NEW YORK (AP) — Panic attacks, trouble breathing, relapses that have sent her to bed for 14 hours at a time: At 35, Marissa...

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    Video: Oklahoma musical ambassador Kyle Dillingham performs 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic' for July 4

    The Oklahoma City multi-instrumentalist and singer was commissioned by the U.S. Department of State to submit patriotic content...

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    Opinion: Noose in Bubba Wallace's garage strengthens resolve to fight racism

    The noose left in Bubba Wallace’s garage makes the choice brutally clear.  White people can either fully...

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    Tuning in for Sunday, July 5

    july 5 tuning in SUNDAY RE-AIRS NBA 10:30 a.m.;;Clippers at Mavs;;NBATV (Cox 256) 2 p.m.;;Lakers at Bucks;;NBATV (Cox 256) 4...

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    Chris Paul on NBA addressing racial issues: 'It's never a shut up and dribble situation'

    In just over a month, 22 of the NBA's 30 teams will step onto a court and do something they have not done since mid-March....

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    One of two Tulsa police officers shot in Monday traffic stop has died

    Tulsa Police Sgt. Craig Johnson, a 15-year veteran of the department, has succumbed to gunshot wounds he suffered in the line...

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    Pick 3, July 4: 0-6-4 Cash 5, July 4: 12-18-24-28-34 Lucky for Life, July 2: 02-10-15-36-47, Lucky Ball: 18 Mega Millions, July...

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    Watch: Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara performs 'If I Loved You' on PBS' 'A Capitol Fourth'

    The nation’s 244th birthday celebration featured new performances from iconic locations across the country, including...

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    CANTON Reed, Jerry Dan Sr.: 75, retired from S.W. Bell Telephone Co., died June 22. Private services (Pierce, Canton). DEL...

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    The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for July 4, 2020

    The Listing of the Week is a former model home, Craftsman/Modern Farmhouse style, in north Oklahoma City, just west of the...

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    South Africa begins second phase of reopening of schools

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — While thousands of South African students are returning to school Monday after nearly four months when...

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    Hundreds evacuated after oil spill in central Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 400 people have been evacuated from a coastal village in the central Philippines after...

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    Waste-watching: Sewage can help track pandemic virus trends

    NEW YORK (AP) — One county in Utah beat back a spike of pandemic virus infections in the spring, and another saw its rate jump....

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    Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of...

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    Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, Olympics

    TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo’s governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, agreed Monday to cooperate on...

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    Oklahoma Events! Helen Ford Wallace

    HONORING MORGAN AND DAVID Party: Morgan Clifton and David Henderson were honored at a Fiesta Wedding Shower in the backyard of...

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    Oklahoma Highway Patrol faces imminent shortage of troopers

    For Col. Brent Sugg of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the last few months have been “rough.” But for the chief of the state’s...

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    Costco adding 459 jobs to future operations center, but average salary is dropping

    Costco is pulling back on its promised wages for a new operations center in northwest Oklahoma City, but as part of a requested...

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    Trooper remains hospitalized; SUV driver not at fault

    An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper was still in the hospital Friday with internal bleeding, broken bones and a concussion after...

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    Violence mars Portland protests, frustrates Black community

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in this liberal, predominantly white city have taken to the streets peacefully every day for...

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    5 killed, 3 injured in North Carolina highway crash

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Five people were killed and at least three others seriously injured after a highway crash in Charlotte,...

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    Arkansas judge: denies casinos motion for contempt

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge denied a casino's motion for contempt alleging that a state commission did not...

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    Cops fired over photos of chokehold used on Elijah McClain

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a...

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    Alabama health officials can't verify 'COVID party' reports

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Department of Public Health said it could not verify reports of so-called COVID-19 parties...

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    Paint schemes go political as NASCAR season heats up

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Many a fan is quick to insist they do not like politics in their sports — no kneeling, no raised fists, no...

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    Russian FM hosts speaker of Libya's east-based parliament

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top diplomat met Friday with the speaker of the parliament based in eastern Libya to discuss a political...

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    Redskins to have 'thorough review' of name amid race debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins began a “thorough review” of their name Friday, a significant step toward moving on...

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    Iran declines to disclose cause of mysterious nuke site fire

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An online video and messages purportedly claiming responsibility for a fire that analysts...

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    4 dead, 97 injured in blast at Turkish fireworks factory

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in northwestern Turkey on Friday killed four people and injured 97...

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    Modi visits military base close to China amid standoff

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit Friday to a military base in a remote...

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    Woman given life for plot to blow up St. Paul's Cathedral

    LONDON (AP) —A woman was jailed for life, with a minimum sentence of 14 years, on Friday for plotting to blow up London's St....

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    Ministers voice support for Oklahoma County judge

    A group of Black ministers voiced their support Thursday for an Oklahoma County District Court judge who is facing disciplinary...

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    OHP troopers injured in collision in Oklahoma City

    Three troopers in the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Motorcycle Division were injured Thursday along the Kilpatrick Turnpike in a...

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    Supreme Court lets stand decision overturning death sentences

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined to review an appeals court decision that overturned the death sentences of an...

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    MAPS 4 board goes to work

    The MAPS 4 Citizens Advisory Board met for the first time Thursday, kicking off a decade or more of oversight of the $988...

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    Oklahoma Fourth of July plans change with the coronavirus pandemic

    Most of the time, Oklahoma's Fourth of July calendar resembles a fireworks show: lots of familiar fun, with a smattering of new...

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    Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the...

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    Kansas City police officer shot, suspect dead after shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A shooting Thursday in Kansas City, Missouri, left a suspect dead and a police officer in critical...

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    Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic...

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    California governor: Wear masks, avoid July 4th gatherings

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom urged Californians on Thursday to turn to their “better angels" and use common...

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    Mexico's top human rights official says she was threatened

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico’s governmental human rights commission said Thursday she has received threatening...

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    Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher handed recruiting penalties by NCAA

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's football program was placed on probation and coach Jimbo Fisher given a six-month...

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    The Latest: USL's Indy Eleven to return with limited fans

    The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The United Soccer League’s Indy Eleven will...

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    Epstein pal arrested, accused of luring girls for sex abuse

    British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested Thursday on charges she helped lure at least three girls — one as young as 14...

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    House judiciary panel to interview ousted NY prosecutor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The ousted former U.S. attorney for Manhattan will sit down with the House Judiciary Committee next week for...

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    US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to 11.1% in June as the economy added a solid 4.8 million jobs, the government...

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    Court record shows St. Louis couple pulled gun before

    O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The white St. Louis couple who became internationally famous for standing guard with guns outside their...

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    Bolivia tries to hold elections amid pandemic, risking chaos

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Deserted during months of quarantine, the streets of Bolivia are roiling again with protests that have...

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    US, Russia share a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Moscow and Washington are intertwined in a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan, with both suffering...

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    EU leaders seek 'dialogue' with China over Hong Kong law

    BERLIN (AP) — Two of the European Union's most powerful individuals said Thursday that the 27-nation bloc will continue to...

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    Social media companies face revenue hit from boycotts

    Verizon's decision to join the growing boycott against Facebook and Twitter risks hurting the social media giants where it...

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    Unemployment falls to 11.1% as US added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, but pandemic dims outlook for further gains

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment falls to 11.1% as US added a record 4.8 million jobs in June, but pandemic dims outlook for...

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    Opinion: Reopenings may collapse as infections spread

    A decision by Mayor David Holt to require restaurant and bar workers to wear masks the next two weeks follows an alarming...

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    Black Lives Matter protest over criminal charges planned in OKC

    Hundreds are expected Thursday morning at a protest in Oklahoma City over the filing of terrorism and other felony charges...

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    Oklahoma County commissioners discuss possible Black Lives Matter mural

    Oklahoma County commissioners are mulling over a request to paint a Black Lives Matter mural outside of the county jail. During...

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    Oklahoma City's homeless population increases 24%, largest uptick since 2007

    Over 1,500 people were experiencing homelessness during Oklahoma City’s yearly count of its homeless population in January, a...

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    OKC reinstating some restrictions in response to spike

    Mayor David Holt is issuing emergency orders, purposely ahead of the July Fourth holiday, in an attempt to short-circuit a...

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    Progressive candidate unseats Democratic incumbent for OKC House seat

    A progressive community organizer in the heart of Oklahoma City defeated a top Democrat in Oklahoma's House. Mauree Turner...

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    Masks now required on elevators in Oklahoma County facilities

    Those who want to ride elevators in Oklahoma County facilities will now be required to wear a mask unless they are medically...

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    Republican candidates for Oklahoma County sheriff head to runoff, commissioner wins primary

    Current Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor will face Norman police officer Tommie Johnson in a Republican runoff for county...

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    Seattle police forcibly clear 'lawless' protest zone

    SEATTLE (AP) — Wearing helmets and wielding batons and rifles, Seattle police turned out in force at dawn Wednesday in the...

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    Cases spike in Sunbelt, other states back off on reopening

    PHOENIX (AP) — California closed bars, theaters and indoor restaurant dining all over again across most of the state Wednesday,...

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    Health experts slam US deal for large supply of virus drug

    LONDON (AP) — Public health experts on Wednesday criticized the U.S. for securing a large supply of the only drug licensed so...

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    Amsterdam's red-light district emerges from lockdown

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — It wasn't quite business as usual Wednesday as Amsterdam's red-light district emerged from coronavirus...

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    Trump: I'll veto defense bill to keep Confederate base names

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Fort Bragg...

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    Death row inmates eligible for commutation hearings, AG Hunter says

    Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said Tuesday death row inmates are eligible for commutation hearings through the state’s...

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    Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police made the first arrests Wednesday under a new national security law imposed by China’s central...

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    Launch of NASA Mars rover delayed again, 2 weeks left to fly

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA has delayed the launch of its newest Mars rover yet again — to the end of July at the earliest...

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    Downtown OKC's Midtown Walkabout returns for month of July

    Midtown Walkabout Month will take place all day on Saturdays in July and will feature summertime promotions and activities for...

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    Edmond group hosts virtual walk, donates to homeless women veterans

    EDMOND — The Daughters of the American Revolution Cordelia Steen Chapter in Edmond recently coordinated a virtual FunRunWalk in...

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    Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

    Editor's note: In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, several venues and businesses are temporarily closed. Please...

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    Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

    Go to Oklahoman.com/life/weddings to view Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. Publication of anniversary...

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    Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

    Editor's note: Please contact area shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted hours of operation or...

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    Achievers

    Amanda English has received the 2020 ACTE Regional IV Teacher of the Year award. She was recognized in May at the Association...

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    Achievers

    Ten students representing five Oklahoma school systems received recognition for their projects during the 2020 National History...

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    OSU Extension offers summer youth workshops

    The Oklahoma County OSU Extension Service will offer youth workshops during July at the OSU Extension Conference Center, 2500...

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    Church's senior minister officially resigns

    A metro-area church besieged with numerous allegations of misconduct continues to hold worship services, at least online....

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    Entrepreneur faces charges in claimed $1.4B hospital lab-billing scheme

    A Miami entrepreneur who led a rural hospital empire that included communities in Oklahoma is facing charges in what federal...

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    Patriotic parade for seniors set for Thursday in Oklahoma City

    With most Independence Day festivities canceled across Oklahoma City, one local group plans to help seniors celebrate in a...

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    Oklahoma City lays off eight employees

    The city of Oklahoma City laid off eight employees as measures took effect to counter the COVID-19 pandemic's effects on city...

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    "True change": Oklahoma County Jail Trust officially takes over county jail

    The last 13 months resembled a marathon to Tricia Everest. But instead of running, the miles were filled with legal contracts,...

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    Solar powered, unmanned aircraft will be developed in Oklahoma

    A record-setting aircraft powered by the sun will return to Oklahoma, this time as a platform for developing a persistent...

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    OKC schools to return with in-person and virtual classes

    The largest school district in Oklahoma is pushing toward both traditional and virtual education in the 2020-21 school year...

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    Oklahoma voters narrowly approve Medicaid expansion

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters narrowly decided on Tuesday to expand Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands...

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    Horn handily captures Democratic nod in closely watched race

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn easily dispatched her lone opponent Tuesday to capture the Democratic nomination in...

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    Ajay Pittman narrowly wins reelection in House District 99

    State Rep. Ajay Pittman won her reelection bid for House District 99 by narrow margins tonight, pulling off a close victory...

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    Hong Kong security law criticized abroad, defended by China

    China’s enactment of a national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday drew statements of deep concern and regret from abroad...

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    Weinstein reaches tentative $19M deal with accusers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board have reached a nearly $19 million settlement with dozens of his...

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    5 officers investigated over use of force at Austin protests

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Five Austin police officers are on paid administrative duty amid an investigation into the use of what...

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    White Florida officer charged in shoving of Black woman

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A white Florida police officer was charged with battery Tuesday for allegedly shoving a kneeling...

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    Protester hit by Iowa governor's SUV sure it was intentional

    ACKLEY, Iowa (AP) — An SUV carrying Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds hit a Black Lives Matter protester who was trying to block the...

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    US Rep Horn easily captures Democratic nod in 5th District

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn easily dispatched her lone opponent Tuesday to capture the Democratic nomination in...

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    Officers put on leave over photos tied to Elijah McClain

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Multiple police officers in suburban Denver have been placed on paid leave during an investigation into...

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    Fauci, CDC chief raise concerns about full airline flights

    The government’s top experts in infectious diseases on Tuesday criticized American Airlines' decision to pack flights full...

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    With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the...

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    More OKC protesters charged with rioting

    Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater filed two more rioting cases Tuesday, despite complaints he has excessively...

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    Cornell says in-person learning is best for public health

    As colleges around the country grapple with how to reopen in the fall, Cornell University's president on Tuesday announced that...

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    Gas explosion at clinic in Iranian capital kills 19

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An explosion from a gas leak in a medical clinic in northern Tehran killed 19 people, Iranian state TV...

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    Sunbelt states rush to line up hospital beds, not barstools

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida and other states across the Sunbelt are thinning out the deck chairs, turning over the...

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    Ex-Atlanta officer who killed Rayshard Brooks granted bond

    ATLANTA (AP) — The former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is...

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    Pompeo urges UN arms embargo on Iran's `terrorist regime'

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Calling Iran “the world’s most heinous terrorist regime,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the...

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    Biden: Trump has failed at home on virus, abroad with Putin

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden took aggressive aim Tuesday at President Donald Trump’s fitness for the Oval Office,...

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    Latvia bans Russian television channel RT

    HELSINKI (AP) — The Baltic nation of Latvia has banned the state-controlled Russian television channel RT, saying that it is...

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    EU reopens its borders to 14 nations but not to US tourists

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will reopen its borders to travelers from 14 countries, and possibly China soon, the bloc...

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    Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

    WASHINGTON (AP) — States can't cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education, a divided...

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    Black Lives Matter OKC leader criticizes DA for protest charges

    The executive director of Black Lives Matter Oklahoma City on Monday called the filing of criminal charges against protesters...

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    Oklahoma County Jail Trust talks contracts, COVID-19 before July 1 takeover

    Two days before officially taking over management of the county jail on July 1, the Oklahoma County Jail Trust shored up...

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    Former state health commissioner Gary Cox returning to OU

    A recently replaced commissioner of the Oklahoma Health Department is expected to become an associate dean at the University of...

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    China cuts Uighur births with IUDs, abortion, sterilization

    The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a...

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    Golden State Killer admits to dozens of rapes, 13 murders

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former police officer who terrorized California as a serial burglar and rapist and went on to kill...

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    Serious coronavirus-linked condition hit 285 US children

    At least 285 U.S. children have developed a serious inflammatory condition linked to the coronavirus and while most recovered,...

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    Couple draw guns at crowd heading to St. Louis mayor's home

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A white couple who stood outside their St. Louis mansion and pointed guns at protesters support the Black...

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    Critics slam country artists for playing for unmasked crowds

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fellow musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this...

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    2 Oklahoma police officers shot, suspect taken into custody

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Two police officers in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were shot and critically wounded on the city's east side Monday...

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    A how-to: BET pulls off artistic, virtual, political success

    NEW YORK (AP) — You’d think trying to produce the 2020 BET Awards during the coronavirus pandemic would be filled with...

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    Pittsburgh protesters sue police, allege excessive force

    A group of protesters is suing Pittsburgh city and police officials, saying officers used unnecessary, excessive force to...

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    Abortion foes vent disappointment after Supreme Court ruling

    NEW YORK (AP) — Abortion opponents vented their disappointment and fury on Monday after the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision...

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    AMC pushes back movie theater reopening by 2 weeks

    AMC Theaters, the nation’s largest chain, is pushing back its plans to begin reopening theaters by two weeks following the...

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    Top US judge in LA steps down over remark called insensitive

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The top-ranking federal judge for the Los Angeles area has told fellow judges and court staff that he is...

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    Israeli leaders at odds over West Bank annexation plan

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's top two leaders appeared to feud Monday about the timing of the country's planned annexation of parts...

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    A long-overdue 'Tip of the Cap' to baseball's Black pioneers

    Barack Obama tipped his cap. So did three other former U.S. presidents and a host of prominent civil rights leaders,...

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    Group smuggling e-waste to Africa busted in Spanish islands

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities announced Monday that they had dismantled a criminal network that smuggled some 2,500 tonnes...

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    Militants attack Karachi stock exchange, killing at least 3

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least...

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    Liz Weston: Some taxpayers face a desperate wait for refunds

    As a 58-year-old woman on disability, Robin Short of Wallingford, Connecticut, relies on her tax refund to catch up on bills....

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    Hunger stalks children in Yemen as UN cuts aid programs

    AL-HANABIYA, Yemen (AP) — When Issa Nasser was born late last year in a village in northern Yemen, his weight was about 3...

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    OKC Civic Life for Monday, June 29, 2020

    'Level Red' effects worsen at Fire Department Some Oklahoma City fire rigs are being idled due to staffing shortages as...

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    'Better prepared': OU medical students work to improve LGBTQ health care

    Students and educators at the OU College of Medicine are marking Pride month by helping future health care providers better...

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    20-40-60 Etiquette: It's best not to whine about the wine

    QUESTION: I was at dinner at a friend’s home. The host offered a white wine with the meal. I only like red wine. Would it have...

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    The Latest: Charges possible after Philippines parade, dance

    MANILA, Philippines — Philippine officials say authorities in a central village may face criminal or administrative complaints...

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