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Jalen Hurts: 'There are movie moments still to come'

In Oklahoma’s last game, Jalen Hurts was on the opposite side, helping Alabama advance to the College Football Playoff title...

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Report: Oklahoma has change of heart, will allow Austin Kendall to transfer to West Virginia

After initially signaling an intent to block Austin Kendall from transferring within the conference, Oklahoma reportedly will...

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OU basketball: Kansas State deals Sooners first home loss of season

Oklahoma couldn’t contain Kansas State’s two-man game.

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Thunder journal: OKC fighting pick-and-roll pitfalls

As the Thunder's embarrassing 16-point loss to the Hawks on Tuesday showed, the defense has taken a step back. Yes, the Thunder...

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State agency left sensitive files open to the public web

Cybersecurity researchers say they discovered millions of files including sensitive information and details of FBI...

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Bob Costas Officially Parts Ways with NBC; Joined Network in 1979

After four decades with the network, Bob Costas ' time at NBC has come to an end. "It's all settled quietly and happily for all...

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Alex Abrines, Nerlens Noel back in Thunder practice

Coming off one of its worst losses of the season in Atlanta, the Thunder received some good news on Wednesday.

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OU football: Twitter reacts to Jalen Hurts picking the Sooners

Former Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is now an Oklahoma Sooner.

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YouTube bans dangerous or harmful pranks

YouTube clips that depict dangerous or emotionally distressing “pranks” have been banned from the platform. The move comes in...

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Source: Sooners blocking Austin Kendall's transfer to West Virginia

Austin Kendall is now determined to leave the Oklahoma program regardless of what Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts decides

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Man found dead in Midwest City creek Tuesday identified, no signs of foul play

There were no signs of foul play to a body found in Midwest City on Tuesday, police reported.

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Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School to host 33rd annual auction dinner and dance

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will host the 33rd annual auction dinner and dance, 'Clancy in Wonderland,' on Feb. 1.

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Michael Weathers, Maurice Calloo and Kentrevious Jones dismissed from OSU basketball program

Redshirt sophomore guard Michael Weathers and freshman forwards Maurice Calloo and Kentrevious Jones are no longer members of...

Grading the Thunder's players through the NBA's midseason mark

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Forty-two down, 40 to go. With an improved roster, continuity and a favorable schedule, the Thunder is 26-16 and third in the Western Conference — four games ahead of where it was last season after 42 games. How do the players grade out...

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Hawks torch the Thunder reserves

When Paul George and Steven Adams sit, the Thunder is in trouble

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National Cowboy Museum embarks on $15 million educational expansion

The Annie Oakley Society of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has an ambitious new project: an indoor-outdoor...

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OKC streetcar struck by hit-and-run driver

Oklahoma City officials are reporting the first case of a collision involving the city’s new streetcars Tuesday evening.

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Food assistance benefits to arrive by Sunday despite shutdown

People who receive federal food assistance in Oklahoma could get their February funds by Sunday, but the Oklahoma Department of...

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The Latest: Kim reportedly committed to summit with Trump

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trip to China (all times local):8:20 a.m.North Korean leader Kim...

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Oklahoma vs. Kansas State men's basketball: Tipoff time, TV channel, lineups

Oklahoma and Kansas State tip off at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Here are three things to know about the game.

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Stitt settles into office on first full day

Gov. Kevin Stitt is working on his budget and plans to have a cabinet meeting and tour state agencies to meet employees.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 14, 2019: Hear The Damn Quails at Norman's The Deli

NORMAN - Hear Oklahoma folk-rockers The Damn Quails play a full-band show at 9 tonight at The Deli, 309 White Street.

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Midwest City the site for new kind of restaurant fusion

Longtime Deep Fork Group partner Dave Attalla is betting Midwest City is hungry to support local, independent restaurants and...

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Sports Tuning In for Thursday, January 17

January 17 tuning in THURSDAY NBA 2 p.m.--New York at Washington--NBAT TV (Cox 256) 6 p.m.--Philadelphia at Indiana--TNT (Cox...

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Annual Norman Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast set for Monday

Norman's annual Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held Monday. The event...

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Sears survives a near-death experience, but for how long?

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears will live on — at least for now.Its chairman and biggest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won tentative...

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World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

LONDON (AP) — International tensions and nationalist politics can further weigh on the global economy this year and hinder...

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Study: Thousands in Oklahoma could lose Medicaid coverage

The study found anywhere from 4,000 to 13,000 adults could lose Medicaid coverage. Whether losses are on the high or low end,...

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39th Street District to host this year's Pride festival

The 39th Street District Association has taken over organization of Oklahoma City's annual LGBTQ Pride celebration this year.

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Superintendent: Failure to notify parents was an 'oversight'

"He contacted them the Monday after Christmas break," Chapman told The Oklahoman. "That would have been approximately 25-26...

What Thunder lacks in shooting it has in identity at midway mark

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About an hour after the Thunder's win against the Spurs on Saturday, Russell Westbrook emerged from the back of the locker room, bandanna wrapped around his head, in a cooler mood. Yes, his Dallas Cowboys had just lost a playoff game to the Los...

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OKC adopts 'home-share' rules for Airbnb rentals

The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday agreed to require licenses for residential property converted for overnight rentals,...

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New facility addressing workforce needs

A new $6.5 million facility on Francis Tuttle Technology Center's Reno campus will train workers for some of the most in-demand...

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Safety trumps shutdown in this federal case, a judge has decided.

A lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's decision to allow Oklahoma to regulate coal ash will move...

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ADA protections remain unsettled for transgendered employees

Protections remain unclear for transgender employees Q: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires covered employers to...

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Looking for Logan Tucker

"Looking for Logan Tucker," a multi-part series about the murder case of a 6-year-old boy in Woodward County, Okla., whose body was never found, was pieced together through interviews with sources, witness testimonies and thousands of pages of court documents.

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Rare bronze penny sells for more than $200K at auction

BOSTON (AP) — A rare 1943 bronze Lincoln penny has sold for more than $200,000 at a Florida auction.Heritage Auctions says more...

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What could Oklahoma City buy for $5.7 billion

Comparing costs for Oklahoma City projects to the amount sought for a border wall.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 13, 2019: Hear Travis Linville at the Blue Door

Hear Tulsa-based singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Travis Linville at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley Ave.

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Capital City: Stitt hires policy director, gets settled in office

At a Tuesday morning prayer service, Stitt said he wanted to work with non profits and churches to help tackle some of the...

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Thunder vs. Lakers lineups, tip-off time and TV info

The Oklahoman’s Erik Horne previews the Thunder against the Los Angeles Lakers

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NFL Notebook: Jets hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator

Gregg Williams was hired Wednesday as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator, the first major staff addition by Adam Gase...

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The Latest: UK's May looks to rivals for Brexit's Plan B

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):10:10 p.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has started meeting...

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OSSAA unanimously rejects third private school reclassification proposal

A third proposal from Blanchard superintendent Jim Beckham to reclassify private schools was shot down quickly on...

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The Village Library to close for renovations, reopen in six weeks

The Village Library will close beginning Monday for renovations that are expected to continue for about six weeks.

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Riding, racing, sibling rivalry

Family members will compete against one another during the 49th International Finals Rodeo from Jan. 18-20 in Oklahoma City.

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Speeding tractor-trailer flattens Utah restaurant, 3 injured

WELLINGTON, Utah (AP) — A speeding tractor-trailer skidded off a snow-slicked road Wednesday and crashed into a restaurant in a...

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Pence declares 'ISIS has been defeated' on the same day as deadly Syria attack

On the same day that an ISIS-claimed attack killed US service members in Syria, Vice President Mike Pence declared...

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Oklahoma mom not celebrating death of daughter's convicted killer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman whose 8-year-old daughter disappeared more than 20 years ago and is presumed dead said...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 16, 2019

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Jan. 16, 2019

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Police use-of-force incidents need outside scrutiny, mayor says in proposing independent monitor

The office would be made up of full-time employees who would have several responsibilities, including following up on citizen...

Labeling bill tops Oklahoma medical marijuana agenda

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The Oklahoma Legislature’s top two voices on medical marijuana are hoping to quickly pass testing rules this session, before moving on to more controversial issues.

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Multiple stores closing in Tulsa Promenade mall; movie theater no longer has listings

Several stores have left or are leaving the Tulsa Promenade, according to signs around the mall at 4107 S. Yale Ave. Zales...

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NJ probes $1M sports gambling tourney with bet timing issues

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in...

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Michigan State President Engler says he'll resign next week

DETROIT (AP) — The former governor brought in to help Michigan State University recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse...

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Government shutdown may upend State of the Union speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House...

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American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to US

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A prominent American anchorwoman on Iranian state television has been arrested by the FBI during a visit to...

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US agent: Mexican police excluded from 2014 El Chapo manhunt

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. agent testified Wednesday that Mexican police were purposely kept in the dark about secret efforts in...

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Tennessee teacher who fled with student gets 20 years

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee teacher who was on the run for weeks with a 15-year-old student was sentenced on Wednesday...

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Georgia candidate behind 'deportation bus' pleads not guilty

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate who campaigned in a "deportation bus" has pleaded not guilty to...

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Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk

DETROIT (AP) — Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a...

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Democrats hit Trump EPA nominee on coal lobbying, rollbacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday called climate...

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Kidnap suspect's lawyers: Confession problematic for defense

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man accused of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents...

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The shutdown today: Pain extends beyond federal workers

What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 26:WHAT'S NEWHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Donald Trump...

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Russia: Ex-Marine held on spying charge gets prison visit

MOSCOW (AP) — The brother of a former U.S. Marine with multiple citizenships says Irish government representatives have visited...

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No. 20 Lady Vols dealing with first 3-game skid since 1986

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is continuing to make the kind of history it would rather avoid.The 20th-ranked Lady...

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Show calls boy who stayed up for TV and saved family 'hero'

MINQUADALE, Del. (AP) — A 13-year-old Delaware boy credited with saving his family from a house fire when he stayed up late to...

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Now a 2020 candidate, Gillibrand builds campaign on gender

TROY, New York (AP) — A day after she jumped into the presidential race from a glimmering Manhattan television studio, Sen....

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Does Trump have to give a State of the Union speech? No.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Constitution mandates in Article II, Section 3 that presidents "shall from time to time give to the...

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TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police...

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Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman will retire after 2019

CINCINNATI (AP) — Like his longtime broadcasting cohort used to say, Marty Brennaman is rounding third and heading for home.The...

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San Francisco pier shooter seeks dismissal of gun charge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican man who touched off a fierce immigration debate over his role in the shooting death of a woman...

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The Latest: Sheriff defends Jayme Closs 911 response

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs and the killing of her parents (all times...

Furloughed FAA employees picket outside Oklahoma City airport

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"On the very day that a new governor is taking the oath of office, wanting to move Oklahoma forward into a new economic era, Washington, D.C. is throwing him a dead dog"

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Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed...

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Falcons: McKinley with family following mental evaluation

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takk McKinley is with a family member in Oakland after undergoing a mental...

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Kremlin calls idea that Trump worked for Moscow 'absurd'

MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian officials ridiculed the idea that U.S. President Donald Trump could have worked for Russia's...

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Bull rider dies after being stomped in Denver competition

DENVER (AP) — A professional bull rider died after a bull stomped on his chest during a competition at the National Western...

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Kansas library asked to move transgender children books

ANDOVER, Kan. (AP) — Members of a Kansas public library board are considering a request to move books that include transgender...

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Tribute to 9/11 workers takes shape in granite country

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A tribute to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center is...

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Teach kids about climate change? This state might require it

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A legislative proposal in Connecticut would mandate instruction on climate change in public schools...

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Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl Inzunza Blum sought out...

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Report: Turkey seeks warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter,...

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Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit

DUNSTABLE, England (AP) — Brexit has British business owners on edge — and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and...

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Judge dismisses felony in officer's beating of naked woman

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed a felony charge against a Detroit police corporal in the beating of a naked, combative...

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Key West moves to ban sunscreens that could damage reefs

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Key West took the initial steps toward banning the sale of sunscreens containing two...

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Judge accepts Manafort's resignation as Connecticut lawyer

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has accepted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's proposal to permanently...

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Street singer gives voice to Venezuela's growing diaspora

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A year ago, Venezuelan migrant Reymar Perdomo was singing for spare change on jammed buses, struggling to...

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Crushing defeat for May's deal leaves Brexit path unclear

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament has delivered a crushing verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal,...

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Barr seeks to assure senators he won't be a Trump loyalist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence...

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Mostly cloudy and warm Wednesday, chance for snow early Saturday in Oklahoma City

Mostly cloudy skies Wednesday, chance for snow Saturday in Oklahoma City

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Chili cook-off and auction to benefit 4-H programs

Residents wanting a bowlful of homemade chili are invited to attend the Oklahoma County 4-H annual Chili Cook Off and Auction...

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Mount St. Mary Catholic High School senior receives full-ride ROTC college scholarship

Lynching museum awakens historical past, reveals Oklahoma involvement

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — It was supposed to be a trip to learn more about lynching in the South, but it turned out that Oklahoma was just as much a part of the racial killings during its dark past. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice last...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Anniversaries for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019.

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T.Z. Wright, Anne Luna to provide Morning Music at Arcadia Round Barn

Singer-songwriters T.Z. Wright and Anne Luna will present acoustic music from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the...

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Science Museum Oklahoma celebrates fandoms Feb. 1 with 'SMO 21: Cosmic Con'

Superheroes, space adventurers and time travelers will convene at Science Museum Oklahoma during 'SMO 21: Cosmic Con' on Feb. 1.

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Putnam City Schools Museum to honor four with Lifetime Service Award

The Putnam City Schools Museum will recognize four individuals on Tuesday with the Museum’s Lifetime Service Award.

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OKC Parks to host free trout fishing clinic Friday

Anglers who want to learn trout fishing skills for Oklahoma City’s annual rainbow trout season are invited to a free trout...

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South Korea stops paintings brought from North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials said Wednesday they have stopped businessmen from bringing North Korean...

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The Latest: House approves measure rebuking Iowa Rep. King

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local):7:20 p.m.The House has approved a...

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Last year's Central American caravan dwindles, new one forms

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The migrant caravan that was seized upon by U.S. President Donald Trump in the run-up to the 2018...

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Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the...

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UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on...

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The Latest: Macron tells Britain "good luck" with Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):10:15 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron...

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Complaint in Closs case could be road map for prosecution

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The criminal complaint charging a Wisconsin man with abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her...

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Oklahoma mother won't get new judge in murder case

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has denied a request to step aside from the case of a woman accused of fatally...

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The Latest: Graham says Barr will 'do well' in Senate vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local):6:50 p.m.The...

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The Latest: Dem freshmen seek out McConnell to talk shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):4:50 p.m.About a...

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Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol...

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Bloomberg announces $1 million gift for Tulsa art project

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a $1 million gift to The Greenwood Art Project in...

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Oklahoma authorities find 2 bodies in search for Texans

OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma law enforcement agencies have discovered the bodies of a man and a woman in clandestine graves in...

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Similar struggles have led to recent teacher strikes in US

The setting is different, but the complaints of teachers who are out on strike Tuesday in Los Angeles are echoing those heard...

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University head yanks Confederate marker, is forced out

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hours after the last remnants of a Confederate statue were removed overnight from North Carolina's...

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Kansas governor expands ban on anti-LGBT bias to contractors

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' new Democratic governor on Tuesday reinstated a ban on anti-LGBT bias in state agencies' employment...

Thunder playing through strange string of officiating

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Billy Donovan said he called the timeout to regroup, but it was also an opportunity to talk to officials. The Thunder and the officials have become quite familiar in the last two weeks. On Saturday against the Spurs, Russell Westbrook walked to...

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ICC judges acquit former Ivory Coast president Gbagbo

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Delivering a stinging defeat to prosecutors at the International Criminal Court, judges on...

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Illinois man receives posthumous clemency in stabbing case

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Just days before he left office, former Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner granted posthumous clemency to a...

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Zimbabwe military quells fuel price protests; several deaths

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's police and military patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, Tuesday as a helicopter...

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Chunk of Tappan Zee Bridge is demolished with explosives

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A big chunk of the Tappan Zee Bridge went down in history — and the Hudson — on Tuesday after a...

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Referee banned after singling out 10-year-old girl's braids

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A referee is banned from officiating children's basketball games in a Virginia city after he singled out...

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Trump's AG nominee defends memo criticizing Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general on Tuesday defended his decision to send an unsolicited...

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Tough choices still paying off for OKC 20 years later

Sitting in the audience at the Civic Center Music Hall on Friday, taking in a showing of “The Phantom of the Opera,” there was...

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OKC school principals to get incentive to retire early

OKC Public School District is offering $8,000 to principals and $5,000 to assistant principals to retire early as school...

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OKC School Board approves medical marijuana use

Oklahoma City district students with a medical condition that requires marijuana will be permitted to use the drug at school,...

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Strike by German airport security staff causes travel chaos

BERLIN (AP) — A strike by security staff at eight German airports on Tuesday is causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of...

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Pakistan kills 2 men linked to 2011 abduction of American

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces raided a militant hideout in the country's east before dawn Tuesday, killing...

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Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

TORONTO (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian to death in a sudden retrial of his drug smuggling case, while another...

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Kidnapping suspect targeted girl after seeing her get on bus

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man accused of abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and holding her captive for three months made...

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Trump declares he'll 'never back down' in shutdown fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix...

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100 years ago in Boston: The day molasses was deadly fast

BOSTON (AP) — Slow as molasses? This treacle didn't trickle. It was a sticky, deadly tsunami that flattened an entire Boston...

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Toddler escapes home, found dead in freezing temperatures

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire toddler, barefoot and clad only in a nightgown, was found dead early Monday in bitter cold...

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Gunman gets 84-year term in Chicago honor student's killing

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Monday imposed an 84-year prison sentence on a Chicago man who fatally shot a 15-year-old honor...

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No. of no-show airport security screeners soars in shutdown

ATLANTA (AP) — The number of airport security screeners failing to show up for work around the country is soaring as the...

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AG: Lawmaker was victim of racial harassment; no charges

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An ex-Vermont legislator who resigned after receiving racial threats was the victim of racial harassment...

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The Latest: Prosecutor lauds Jayme Closs for bravery, escape

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a kidnapped Wisconsin girl whose parents were fatally shot and the man accused of...

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Browns' Kitchens promises fun and "we're going to win"

CLEVELAND (AP) — Freddie Kitchens briefly left football. Football never left him.Shortly after he stopped playing quarterback...

Death of third-generation publisher prompts sale of three Seminole County newspapers

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The Seminole Economic Development Council has reached an agreement in principle to purchase the assets of three Seminole County newspapers following the Dec. 30 death of Stu Phillips, the Seminole Producer's third-generation publisher. “SEDC is...

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The Latest: Official decries blocking of birth control rules

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on rulings on Trump birth control coverage rules (all times local):5:40 p.m.A federal health...

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Civil Rights museum apologizes over Angela Davis decision

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama civil rights museum is apologizing for the discord that resulted from its decision to...

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UN chief backs 2-state solution in talks with Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has met with Palestinian President Mahmoud...

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Record tax receipts extend a growth streak in Oklahoma City

General fund sales tax receipts are $1.8 million, or 1.2 percent, ahead of projections after the first seven months of the...

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Governor Kemp conciliatory in Georgia inaugural address

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Brian Kemp pledged Monday to work for all Georgians, striking a conciliatory tone in his...

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Ford and Cadillac SUVs, Toyota sports car star at auto show

DETROIT (AP) — SUVs and a big pickup truck will get top billing at Detroit's auto show this year, but there are some surprise...

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Poles unite in grief over assassination of Gdansk mayor

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The popular liberal mayor of Poland's port city of Gdansk died Monday after being stabbed at a charity...

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In and Out: Trump selective about travel during shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vacation jaunts and hobnobbing with global elites at a Swiss ski resort are out for President Donald Trump....

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Harding Charter Preparatory High School hosts prospective student-parent open house Tuesday

Families with students considering attending Harding Charter Preparatory High School are invited to a Prospective Student...

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Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an...

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Report: 2 killed, 40 detained in new gay purge in Chechnya

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian republic of Chechnya has launched a new crackdown on gays in which at least two people have died and...

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New tensions, worries mark Tunisia's revolution anniversary

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Thousands gathered Monday in Tunisia's capital as the country marked eight years since a democratic...

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Police: Officers kill gunman holding hostages in Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police say officers shot and killed a gunman who was holding people hostage inside a dermatology office...

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1 dead in Brazil police helicopter crash, cause unknown

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian police officer died and three others were hospitalized Monday after their helicopter crashed...

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'McJesus' sculpture sparks outrage among Israel's Christians

HAIFA, Israel (AP) — An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country's Arab...

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'3-horse spill' hospitalizes jockeys, 2 horses euthanized

LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a "three-horse spill" during a race in Maryland sent three jockeys to the hospital and led...

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Building at renowned Kiev monastery complex catches fire

MOSCOW (AP) — Fire has broken out in a building at the renowned Pechersk monastery complex in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, but...

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France pledges 1B euros in aid to rebuild Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — France is committing $1 billion euros ($1.15 billion) to help Iraq rebuild after its war against the Islamic...

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Cyprus' top court hits back at nepotism, collusion claims

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' supreme court says allegations by the attorney general's brother that a web of familial ties...

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LSU linebacker Devin White says he is entering for NFL draft

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU All-America and Butkus Award-winning linebacker Devin White says he has decided to enter the 2019...

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Search for 2-year-old Spanish toddler in narrow well

MADRID (AP) — More than 100 firefighters and emergency workers in southern Spain searched Monday for a 2-year-old toddler who...

Lawsuit accuses drug distributors of failing to control flow of opioids into Edmond through illicit channels.

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The city of Edmond is accusing opioid manufacturers and distributors of participating in a "civil conspiracy" in the marketing of their powerful painkilling drugs in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Oklahoma County District Court. "Many Americans,...

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Romania group urges probe over 'illegal' prosecutor vetting

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian civic group has alleged that a top official illegally issued a certificate for a...

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On bad hip, Andy Murray out in 1st round of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If this was it for Andy Murray, if this truly was it, he gave himself — and an appreciative,...

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Zimbabwe army deploys to disperse fuel protests, 13 injured

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers on Monday deployed in some urban areas where police clashed with protesters over...

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Doubts greet Macron's 'grand debate' to quell French anger

PARIS (AP) — Anti-government protesters and political rivals of President Emmanuel Macron criticized a sweeping "letter to the...

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Hunter who killed neighbor he mistook for a deer sentenced

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York hunter has been sentenced to one to three years in prison for accidentally killing a...

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China sentences Canadian to death, raises diplomatic tension

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death Monday in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is...

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Bruce Springsteen makes surprise appearance at screening

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A recent screening of the film version of Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show drew a celebrity to...

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If UK Parliament rejects May's Brexit deal, what's Plan B?

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal may not be, as one opposition lawmaker called it, "as...

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World shares sink after China reports slowdown in exports

LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world drifted lower Monday after China reported a slowdown in exports dented the recent...

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Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

Election rules diverge A footnote in the Oct. 9 resolution calling the 2019 Oklahoma City Council elections raises a question...

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Trump says US will hurt Turkey economically if it hits Kurds

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's warning that if Turkey attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, the United...

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Aretha Franklin honored with star-studded tribute concert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Aretha Franklin's songs were so impactful that some of music's bests from Alicia Keys to Celine...

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Ackerman McQueen is relocating to the Monarch Building in Midtown

Ackerman McQueen, the city's oldest advertising, marketing and media company, is set to leave its home of 30 years at Valiance...

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Jail inmate waited for mental health treatment bed for months before death

Oklahoma County public defenders had tried for months to find a mental health bed for county jail inmate who hung herself last...

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Past year historic for Oklahoma education

Reflection is the perfect exercise as a year ends and another begins. Pausing to celebrate successes while keeping a critical...

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Trump calls report on FBI probe of him 'most insulting'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday called "most insulting" a published report that federal law enforcement...

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Trump tweets into the void as shutdown sets record

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday, members of Congress had left town,...

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The Latest: No movement in settling record-long shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):3:35 p.m.The partial government shutdown has...

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Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — J.D. Gibbs, eldest son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, was remembered as the visionary...

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GOP rejected Obama's executive reach, but accepts Trump's

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress and, relying on what he called his pen...

Steven Adams' journey to NBA stardom started with unexpected scholarship offer

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In the final days of fan voting for the NBA All-Star Game, Steven Adams can strengthen his case for inclusion, starting Tuesday at Atlanta. An invite would cap an amazing decade for the Thunder big man — from unknown in New Zealand to star in the...

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The Latest: French protesters demand more help from govt

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French yellow vest protests (all times local):10 p.m.Thousands of yellow vest protesters have...

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The Latest: Lawyers: Treat client fairly in Jayme Closs case

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin teenager found alive three months after she disappeared following her parents'...

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Stephen King complaint spurs newspaper subscription drive

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine newspaper that horrified author Stephen King by dropping its local book review coverage used his...

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Hundreds inspired by yellow vest movement rally in London

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of protesters inspired by France's yellow vest movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to...

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Correction: 2 Dead-Child Missing-The Latest story

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — In a story Jan. 11 about Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs being found alive nearly three months after she...

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The Latest: Congo runner-up asks court to order vote recount

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo's presidential election (all times local):3:10 p.m.Congo presidential runner-up...

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US starts withdrawing supplies, but not troops, from Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it has started pulling equipment, but not troops, out of Syria as a first step in...

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Pompeo confident of US deal with Turkey to protect Kurds

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Despite Turkey's vows to the contrary, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday...

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Kemp prepares to lead Georgia after rough, partisan campaign

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's new governor campaigned as a self-described "politically incorrect conservative" who sealed support...

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US says time for new government in Venezuela

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United States stepped up its criticism of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro on...

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Plans submitted for nine-story Automobile Alley hotel

A Texas developer is moving forward with plans to build a nine-story TownePlace Suites, which, if built, would be among the...

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Three outside candidates interviewed to be city manager

Three outside candidates were among the eight interviewed by the Oklahoma City Council as it searched for a successor to Jim...

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Development continues throughout downtown OKC

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Rookie cop in Northern California 'ambushed' at crash scene

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Natalie Corona was a rising star in her police department with a sparkling smile and a huge heart who had...

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Episcopal Church allows same-sex marriage in NY diocese

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Episcopal Church on Friday cleared the way for same-sex marriages in an upstate New York diocese where...

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Requests to bring in child brides OK'd; legal under US laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of requests by men to bring in child and adolescent brides to live in the United States were...

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Wisconsin man arrested in teen's abduction, parents' deaths

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A 21-year-old man killed a Wisconsin couple in a baffling scheme to kidnap their teenage daughter, then...

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Former Arkansas lawmaker charged in scheme to bribe judge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker has been charged with conspiracy in an alleged bribery scheme with an...

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Longtime USTA CEO Gordon Smith to retire at end of year

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Gordon Smith, longtime CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, will retire at the...

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Prison guard gets 3 years in prison in Turkey-related case

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York federal prison guard who admitted accepting over $25,000 in cash bribes to smuggle cellphones,...

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Avalanches, accidents bring Europe's winter death toll to 21

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Heavy snow paralyzed much of Europe for yet another day, cutting off mountain villages, sparking...

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Even at 80, or maybe especially at 80, there are still new things to discover in this moment, this hour, this day, if you pay attention.

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The Latest: Judge: Women could lose birth control under rule

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on California's attempt to block new birth control rules by the Trump...

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Indian guru in prison for rape is convicted of murder

NEW DELHI (AP) — A popular and flamboyant spiritual guru in India, who is serving 20 years in prison for raping two female...

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Police: Driver crashes trying 'Bird Box' blindfold challenge

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a Utah teenager crashed into another car when she covered her eyes as part of the so-called...


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