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US Capitol siege has echoes of the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building

To Mayor David Holt, the rioters at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 are no different from the domestic terrorist who bombed the...

 
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Oklahoma may not see influx of coronavirus vaccines after federal fiasco

Oklahoma's COVID-19 vaccine coordinator said Friday he feels as though the rug was pulled out from under him after he learned...

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OKC elementary schools to reopen next week

Oklahoma City elementary schools are on track to reopen Tuesday for the first time in two months. Students in pre-K through...

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Gov. Kevin Stitt activates National Guard due to nationwide Capitol threats

Gov. Kevin Stitt has activated the Oklahoma National Guard to protect the state Capitol building as warnings swirl that all 50...

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Oklahoma lawmakers could lose campaign cash because of Capitol riot

Oklahoma members of Congress received tens of thousands of dollars in the last two years from corporate political committees...

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Landscape design workshop set El Reno

EL RENO — The Canadian County Extension Service will conduct a home landscaping design workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 26...

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A 200,000-square-foot kitchen? It's for Mom's Meals, coming to Oklahoma City

Mom's Meals, which produces refrigerated home-delivered meals in the health care market — and which caused some southern...

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A bankruptcy milestone: Chesapeake plan approved, no changes to executive leadership expected

There is much that remains to be done before Chesapeake formally emerges from bankruptcy. But Doug Lawler, the company’s CEO,...

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U.S. retail sales fell 0.7% in December as shoppers kept away from stores as virus cases rose

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. retail sales fell 0.7% in December as shoppers kept away from stores as virus cases rose.

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How to watch Oklahoma State women's basketball at West Virginia: Live stream, tipoff time, lineups

OSU at West Virginia When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va. TV: ESPN+ (streaming only) Radio: KGFY...

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Why Detroit Tigers' Michael Fulmer is happy to pack on the pounds this offseason

When Michael Fulmer's frustrating 2020 season concluded, the Detroit Tigers right-hander took a break. He returned to his home...

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Groups will host MLK Jr. holiday faith events; Norman plans breakfast

State senator will speak at service celebrating King St. John Missionary Baptist Church typically hosts a Concerned Clergy for...

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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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Tramel: With Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers, this is the golden age of aged quarterbacks

Older quarterbacks once were a playoff rarity, but that's no longer the case

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Tribal leaders want to work with state on how to prosecute crime on reservations

Leaders of the Cherokee and Chickasaw Nations said Thursday that Congress should allow tribes to make agreements with the state...

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OU football: Sooners WR Charleston Rambo says he is entering the transfer portal

An Oklahoma playmaker is going to finish his career somewhere else. Sooners wide receiver Charleston Rambo announced on Monday...

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Wear a mask; get the vaccine; the housing market needs more sellers to get out of the house

There's a growing housing shortage, partly because there's a seller shortage, partly because of the coronavirus. Home sales...

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Fitness resolutions after COVID-19? Take it slow, experts advise

When Jeff Greenlee picked up a Boston Marathon souvenir shirt for his 2014 race, he never imagined the most significant steps...

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How COVID changes and Oklahoma's growing film industry impacted my top 10 movies of 2020

Even when they were forced to close their physical theaters, art houses like the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Rodeo Cinema,...

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A portrait from the 1700s is the newest addition to an OKC museum's collection

In addition, a large-scale biblical painting by Luca Giordano anchors the new History, Narrative, and Genre gallery.

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Dreary winter days are the perfect time to plan your spring landscaping, lawn and gardening activities. Take time now to make...

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    Big Bass Park sale at Lake Eufaula, plus more commercial realty transactions from The Oklahoman for Jan. 15, 2021.

    Big Bass Park, a manufactured home park fronting Lake Eufaula, sold to a California investor, one of two recent deals by broker...

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    Where will Oklahoma's energy industry go from here? The likely answer could surprise you

    Presidential administrations and Congresses throughout the past 40 years undoubtedly worked to nudge the nation’s energy and...

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    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday virtual activities are set

    Most Oklahoma City metro area activities and events related to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will be virtual this year....

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    Marni Jameson: 8 ways the post-pandemic home will change

    For anyone aspiring to have a lovely home, especially during the pandemic, let me warn you about the two words that will foil...

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    Asian shares mixed after lackluster day on Wall Street

    Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a lackluster day on Wall Street, where major indexes spent the day drifting...

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    Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 16, 2021

    • Tippmann Construction, 6849 S Rockwell Ave., manufacturing, erect, $17,750,600. • Lindsey Construction Inc., 700 NE 122,...

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    OU football: Sooners LB Nik Bonitto says he is returning for 2021 season

    Just two days after Oklahoma’s best defensive player Ronnie Perkins announced he would be heading to the NFL, a key...

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    OU football: Former Sooners QB Chandler Morris is transferring to TCU

    Former Oklahoma quarterback Chandler Morris announced on Thursday that he would entering the transfer portal and be...

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    Morning roundup: Former Broken Arrow ace to join Phillies bullpen

    MLB Former Broken Arrow ace will join Phillies bullpen The Philadelphia Phillies and reliever Archie Bradley have reportedly...

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    'That dude who knows Baker Mayfield': Former OU football walk-on Joe Palange reveling in friend's & Browns' success

    Joe Palange’s life changed April 26, 2018. That’s when two of Palange’s worlds — growing up in the Cleveland area as a...

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    OKC sports on TV for Saturday, jan. 16

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    Oklahoma City Museum of Art celebrates 75th anniversary of eclectic Beaux Arts Collection

    A pair of Dalmatians circle a collection of golden candlestick holders, a monocled dummy perches on the lap of a ventriloquist,...

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    National Guard troops flooding in as Washington locks down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several blocks was the beeping of forklifts unloading...

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    Poshmark's shares soar in debut to public markets

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Poshmark Inc. more than doubled in their stock market debut Thursday, a testament to investor...

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    'Another way of serving people' Meet Steven Ligon, 2021 president of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors

    Steven Ligon considered ministry. He landed in real estate, most recently as broker-owner of 1907 Homes and Land, which he...

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    Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an...

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    Navy names ship for Muscogee (Creek) Nation

    A new Navy vessel will be named for Oklahoma's Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Acting Under Secretary of the Navy Greg Slavonic, an...

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    BancFirst making move to new downtown tower

    The fencing is down and blue lanterns rise up from a rebuilt plaza surrounding the BancFirst Tower main entrance welcoming...

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    After COVID closure, downtown OKC's Carpenter Square Theatre opens Season 37 with comedy

    "From Door to Door" is the first in-person show Carpenter Square has staged since its Feb. 21-March 14 production of Scott Z....

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    Multiple Oklahoma school districts say they won’t adopt a new state policy allowing students and staff to skip quarantines....

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    Downtown tract could be developed for MAPS 4 Diversion Hub

    Philanthropist Sue Ann Arnall intends to donate a 1.6-acre tract downtown for the MAPS 4 Diversion Hub, a gift that could be...

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    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint water crisis began in 2014 when the city began taking water from the Flint River without treating...

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    Oklahoma sends National Guard troops to Biden's inauguration

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — About 400 Oklahoma National Guard soldiers and airmen are expected to head to Washington, D.C. this week...

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    Oklahoma City's growth: A path that's unsustainable

    Oklahoma City is implementing an unprecedented series of actions to slow sprawl, require developers to help pay for costs...

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    School funding slashed in most Oklahoma districts as virtual enrollment soars

    Nearly 86% of Oklahoma school districts will see their state funding cut this month as state dollars shift to rapidly growing...

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    James Harden headed to Nets in blockbuster multiteam deal

    James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give the Nets a potent trio...

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    Midtown Oklahoma City apartments sell for record amount

    Neither a pandemic or economic downturn could stop yet another record-setting sales price being set for downtown apartments....

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    Premier League players told to stop hugging by government

    LONDON (AP) — The British government is increasingly troubled by soccer players hugging and kissing in celebrations, risking...

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    Airbnb to block, cancel DC bookings ahead of inauguration

    NEW YORK (AP) — Airbnb said Wednesday it will be blocking and canceling all reservations in the Washington, D.C., area during...

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    President Donald Trump impeached by US House for incitement of insurrection at Capitol; 1st US president impeached twice

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump impeached by US House for incitement of insurrection at Capitol; 1st US president...

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    Kansas game warden frees tangled deer with single gunshot

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas game warden is getting attention for a video that shows him firing a single shot from a handgun...

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    Lawsuit seeks more protection for endangered right whales

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Conservation groups filed suit Wednesday against the federal government, saying it has taken too long to...

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    Biden picks Samantha Power, former UN envoy, for US aid post

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he has picked Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the...

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    German regional spy chief fired over Christmas attack probe

    BERLIN (AP) — The domestic intelligence chief in Germany's northeastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has been fired...

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    Watchdog: More than 80 dead in new massacre in Ethiopia

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said Wednesday it has received information that over 80 civilians...

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    Liz Weston: Start 2021 off strong with these money moves

    After the train wreck that was 2020, you may well question whether it’s worth trying to plan anything. But knocking off a few...

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    Oklahoma City Community College names interim president

    Oklahoma City Community College has named Jeremy L. Thomas as its interim president. Thomas assumed the role on Jan. 2 and will...

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    Achievers: OSSM graduate recognized for accomplishments in Chemistry Olympiad

    As a high school junior, Aaron Xue was chosen in 2019 to be one of 20 top high school students from across the nation to attend...

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    Achievers: Moore Norman Tech graduates first basic peace officer class

    Moore Norman Technology Center’s first Basic Peace Officer Academy class recently graduated during a socially distanced...

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    Achievers: Moore-Norman tech center earns certification

    Henry Dumas, Moore Norman Technology Center Small Business Management coordinator, has earned the Master Certified Coach (MCC)...

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    How can you use Ancestry.com to build your family tree?

    The Oklahoma Home and Community Education Genealogy Group will host Pam Kirkland at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 for a look at how...

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    Oklahoma waives quarantines for students, school staff exposed to COVID

    Going forward, schools with a mask requirement and COVID-19 safety protocols will not have to quarantine students and teachers...

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    Add your high school reunion to this list

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

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    Adopt a pet: Make an addition to your family

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

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    House urges Pence to help oust Trump; impeachment next

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House rushed ahead Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack,...

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    The Latest: House urges Pence to remove Trump from power

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the attack of the U.S. Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times...

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    Bars granted reprieve from curfew until July in case against Stitt

    Citing a lack of evidence from the state that a curfew on bars would slow the spread of COVID-19, an Oklahoma District Court...

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    Top military leaders remind troops of limits of free speech

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid worry about renewed violence on Inauguration Day, the military's top leaders issued a written reminder...

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    As pandemic worsens, most US states resist restrictions

    PHOENIX (AP) — As the U.S. goes through the most lethal phase of the coronavirus outbreak yet, governors and local officials in...

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    FBI: QAnon backer from Iowa was among 1st to breach Capitol

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A right-wing conspiracy theorist from Iowa was among the first to break into the U.S. Capitol during...

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    US shifts to speed COVID shots as cases and deaths rise

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a slower-than-hoped coronavirus vaccine rollout, the Trump administration abruptly shifted gears...

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    US Chamber says some legislators will lose campaign funding

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is threatening to withhold campaign funds from politicians who railed against...

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    Oklahoma governor pushes for return to in-person schools

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday announced a new policy that he said will allow more in-person...

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    COVID fears grow in Capitol as three lawmakers test positive

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Within a span of about 24 hours, three House Democrats announced they tested positive for COVID-19, prompting...

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    Divers recover crashed Indonesian plane's data recorder

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian navy divers searching the ocean floor on Tuesday recovered the flight data recorder from a...

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    Chuck Norris manager says actor was not at U.S. Capitol riot

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck Norris' manager says the “Walker, Texas Ranger” star was not present at last week’s deadly riot at the...

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    The Oklahoman is interested in sharing news about upcoming events, as well as metro-area residents' honors and awards. To have...

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    The power of words in crisis: Who hits mark, and who misses?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In moments of crisis, of war and terror, of loss and mourning, American leaders have sought to utter words to...

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    Share your 50th wedding anniversary with The Oklahoman's readers

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

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    Volkswagen triples electric car sales ahead of climate rules

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's push into electric cars is gathering speed — despite the pandemic.Automaker Volkswagen...

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    More rental assistance could be coming to Oklahoma County

    Oklahoma County officials are applying to receive some of the $25 billion in rental assistance recently set aside by the...

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    7 credit card perks to prioritize in 2021

    As you lay the groundwork for 2021 financial resolutions, take inventory of your credit cards to see if they’re still in line...

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    AP PHOTOS: Children learn Spain’s deadly art of bullfighting

    MADRID (AP) — Holding the red cape outstretched, one boy practices making an elegant swivel as his fellow pupil slowly sweeps...

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    Interpol issues notices over Lebanon's massive port blast

    BEIRUT (AP) — Interpol has issued a wanted notice for two Russians and a Portuguese man over explosive material that had been...

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    Emergency imposed in Malaysia over virus is reprieve for PM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has declared a coronavirus emergency that will suspend Parliament at least until August...

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    Oklahoma City garage adds 1,100 parking spaces

    The 1,100-space Convention Center Garage is open and crews are wrapping up installation of a colorful mural portraying modern...

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    Sunday blaze shuts down Sauced on Paseo indefinitely

    Up until now, Sauced on Paseo, 2912 Paseo, has managed to endure through coronavirus pandemic, but a weekend fire will keep it...

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    Discovery of pipe bombs in DC obscured by riot at Capitol

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, federal agents...

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    Twitter without Trump tumbles along with other tech shares

    Shares of social media and other tech companies slid Monday, hit by fallout from the siege on the U.S. Capitol by supporter of...

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    Army investigating officer who led group to Washington rally

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Army is investigating a psychological operations officer who led a group of people from North...

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    Got questions about Oklahoma's COVID vaccine rollout? Let us know

    What questions, comments or concerns do you have about the COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Oklahoma? Take our survey and share...

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    50 countries vow to protect 30% of land and sea by 2030

    PARIS (AP) — At least 50 countries committed to protecting 30% of the planet, including land and sea, over the next decade to...

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    Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

    WASHINGTON (AP) — William Burns, a well-known figure in diplomatic circles around the world, is President-elect Joe Biden’s...

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    PGA Championship leaving Trump National in '22 tournament

    KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The PGA of America cut ties to President Donald Trump when it voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship...

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    Israel announces new settler homes, risking Biden's anger

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday advanced plans to build 800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a move that could...

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    Asia Today: Virus rules tightened in province near Beijing

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health authorities say scores more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Hebei province...

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    India cricket captain, Bollywood star announce birth of baby

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has given birth to a baby girl, her husband and captain of the country’s...

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    OKC council candidate posts pro-Trump rhetoric; has never voted in a city election

    Council candidate repeated election fraud claims An Oklahoma City Council candidate acknowledged Friday he posted a...

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    Should good manners still be on the table during a pandemic?

    QUESTION: We have tried to maintain good dinner table manners during the pandemic. We ask that our children come to the dinner...

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    Trump to honor Belichick with Presidential Medal of Freedom

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will present one of the nation's highest civilian honors to Bill Belichick, the...

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite ample warnings about pro-Trump demonstrations in Washington, U.S. Capitol Police did not bolster...

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    Anti-abortion faith leaders support use of COVID-19 vaccines

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    Indonesian divers find parts of plane wreckage in Java Sea

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    How Oklahoma teachers talked about the Capitol riot with students

    Watching the news from his social studies classroom, Taft Middle School teacher Eric Parker realized he’d have to scrap the...

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    Ball youngest in NBA with triple-double, Hornets top Hawks

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double with 22 points, 12...

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    Trump supporters, counter-protesters clash in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Supporters of President Donald Trump clashed with counter-protesters in San Diego on Saturday, prompting...

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    Pompeo voids restrictions on diplomatic contacts with Taiwan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Saturday that the State Department is voiding longstanding...

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    Trump to visit U.S.-Mexico border to laud border wall

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    Trump pressured Georgia to 'find the fraud' in earlier call

    ATLANTA (AP) — While election officials in Georgia were verifying signatures on absentee ballot envelopes in one metro-Atlanta...

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    'Brian did his job': Family remembers fallen Capitol officer

    SOUTH RIVER, N.J. (AP) — From his early days growing up in a New Jersey hamlet, Brian Sicknick wanted to be a police officer.He...

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    More arrests in Capitol riot as more video reveals brutality

    Police charged more Capitol rioters on Saturday, including a man who carried off the House speaker’s lectern, as more graphic...

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    Pitch perfect: Adele-singing 6th-tier team stuns in FA Cup

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    State lawmaker charged with entering Capitol in riot resigns

    A West Virginia state lawmaker resigned Saturday as he faces charges of entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he...

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    Unusual snow kills 4, brings much of Spain to a standstill

    MADRID (AP) — A persistent blizzard blanketed large parts of Spain with an unusual amount of snow on Saturday, killing at least...

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    Kickapoo Turnpike open between I-40 and Turner Turnpike

    The southern half of the new Kickapoo Turnpike opened this week, creating a connection between the Turner Turnpike and...

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    The Latest: Seattle probes officers about Washington rally

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times...

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    Haley: Trump was 'badly wrong' in stoking crowd before riot

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, often mentioned as a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender, is...

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    Colorado officers won’t be charged for detaining Black girls

    DENVER (AP) — Suburban Denver police officers won’t be charged after detaining four Black girls by gunpoint this summer and...

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    Stock market shakes off a slump to reach more record highs

    Wall Street notched more milestones Friday as the market largely shrugged off another discouraging jobs report amid...

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    US sanctions prominent Iraqi politician over rights abuses

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Treasury on Friday imposed sanctions on a prominent Iraqi politician and security official, accusing...

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    Cyprus to return to lockdown conditions to stem virus spread

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is returning to lockdown for the remainder of the month, including daytime restrictions on...

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    London mayor seeks help as UK sees record new virus deaths

    LONDON (AP) — London's mayor declared the capital's COVID-19 situation to be critical Friday, reflecting deteriorating...

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    Recap: OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

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    Uptown Grocery, Buy For Less quitting wine and beer sales

    Two metro upscale grocery stores are ending beer and wine sales under new ownership. The changes are coming to two Uptown...

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    Ray Rivera named as executive editor for The Oklahoman

    The Oklahoman named Ray Rivera as its executive editor Thursday. Rivera, a veteran journalist who has spent his career exposing...

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    Thunder proposes going first in MAPS 4

    A councilwoman says transparency could suffer in a rush to begin MAPS 4 upgrades at downtown's NBA arena. A plan presented...

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    Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle charge over 737 Max

    Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a Justice Department investigation and admit that employees misled regulators about the...

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    Mega deal: Indians trade star Lindor, Carrasco to Mets

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians drafted and developed Francisco Lindor, who blossomed into an All-Star shortstop and one of...

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    Reaction from around the world to the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump:___“A fundamental...

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    World watches US chaos with shock, dismay and some mockery

    PARIS (AP) — As the world watched American institutions shaken to the core by an angry mob, officials and ordinary citizens...

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    After excusing violence, Trump acknowledges Biden transition

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there...

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    Ugandan police confront Bobi Wine during online briefing

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Police in Uganda confronted popular opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine during his online press...

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    France speeds up jabs for elderly, spaces doses by 6 weeks

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    US unemployment claims slip to still-high 787,000

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly last week to 787,000, a historically high...

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    Pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol in bid to overturn election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into...

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    The Latest: Trump promises 'orderly transition' on Jan. 20

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence defied President Donald Trump early Thursday morning as he affirmed President-elect...

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    Trump signs Clara Luper post office bill

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed legislation to name the downtown Oklahoma City post office after civil rights icon...

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    The Latest: Australia moves up vaccination start to February

    CANBERRA, Australia — Australia is advancing the start of its coronavirus vaccination program to mid-February, with plans to...

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed...

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    Governors scramble to speed vaccine effort after slow start

    New York’s governor threatened to fine hospitals if they don't use their allotment of COVID-19 vaccine fast enough. His South...

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    2 detectives involved in Breonna Taylor's death are fired

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two more officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor have been fired — a detective...

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    Siding with Trump, Bice and Cole will challenge Electoral College votes

    Freshman Rep. Stephanie Bice and Rep. Tom Cole said Wednesday they will vote to challenge the results of some states’ Electoral...

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    'Only in America': Warnock's rise from poverty to US senator

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The Rev. Raphael Warnock's roots showed little promise of a future that led to the U.S. Senate.He grew up...

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    LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Wednesday denied bail to WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, ordering him to remain in a...

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    NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — A passerby spotted a wandering llama in a field off an interstate in Massachusetts and with the help...

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