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Nic's Place reopens as diningscape continues to re-emerge

The Oklahoman's Food Dude Dave Cathey ventures into the 405 diningscape to visit with Nic Nicholas about reopening Nic's and...

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OSU basketball: Eddie Sutton's Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony reportedly postponed

Eddie Sutton’s Hall of Fame enshrinement will reportedly have to wait a little longer.

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Rebuilding America: How will life in Oklahoma look after COVID-19?

As states across the U.S. begin to reopen, what will the "new normal" be like for Oklahoma? Here's a look.

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OU parent sues for fee refund

The father of a University of Oklahoma student has sued the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to recoup fees for...

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Medicaid expansion campaign kicks off with ads, tour

The drive to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma kicked off this week with a major television advertising campaign and a tour of...

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OSU task force managing athletes' return to campus

Football players, as well as men's and women's basketball players, can begin taking part in voluntary workouts June 15

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Shelley Zumwalt tapped to lead state employment office

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission has named Shelley Zumwalt as the agency's interim director. Zumwalt will lead the...

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Point of View: College student gets lesson in Oklahoma fines and fees

Emily Galik checked her speedometer and breathed a sigh of relief when she saw a police car on the side of the road in Kiowa, a...

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Friday is the first day for dine-in options

As the governor moves closer to lifting restrictions on local business caused by the COVID-19 crisis, restaurants begin to...

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On executive pay questions, Devon fights back

A proxy advisor recommends Devon Energy shareholders vote against a non-binding question at this year’s annual meeting that...

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Norman officer disciplined for sending inappropriate images

NORMAN — A Norman police officer who violated department policy by emailing inappropriate images to co-workers will get to keep...

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Oklahoma deputies on leave after incident at day care; drunken driver was able to endanger kids, director says

Two Tulsa County deputies are on paid administrative leave during an investigation into a disturbing scene involving an...

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Apple reportedly teaming with Paramount for Martin Scorsese's adaptation of 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

According to Variety, the deals have not yet closed but are likely to be inked in the coming days.

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Oklahoma AG paid D.C. firm $200,000 for help on Creek case

Attorney General Mike Hunter’s office spent just over $200,000 for outside legal help this year on a high-stakes case before...

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Sports' return will be a big boost of normalcy

Do we miss sports? My pal Jeff Lewis is ready for football to return. He said the other day he and his parents were watching...

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NBA return-to-play possibilities, and how they affect the Thunder

The NBA is still deciding how to resume the season. And as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday, “there’s no current...

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Castilla, Cuban launch another collaboration

Local banker Jill Castilla has teamed up with Mark Cuban on a project to help small business owners navigate a complicated loan...

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OKC business owner arrested with illegal pot plants, police say

An Oklahoma City business owner was arrested for alleged illegal possession of $1,500,000 worth of marijuana shortly after he...

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Mitch McConnell says he was 'wrong' to say Obama left behind no pandemic plan

WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has issued a rare mea culpa, saying he mistakenly accused the Obama...

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OKC Foundation to fund nonprofits that help youth

The Oklahoma City Community Foundation announced Thursday that it is awarding $127,500 to eight central Oklahoma nonprofits...

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OSU basketball: How Eddie Sutton's impact was felt in the NBA

STILLWATER — Tony Allen arrived in Stillwater in 2002 with a wild haircut he looks back on with some shame. Half was braided....

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    An Illinois woman was mauled to death by pet French bulldog, officials say

    A suburban Chicago woman was fatally mauled by a French bulldog that she recently adopted that had been bred to fight,...

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    Body found in Oklahoma creek believed to be 2nd missing child

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A body found in an east Tulsa creek is believed to be that of a second missing toddler who disappeared with...

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    Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium announces 2020-2021 Performing Arts Series lineup

    In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Armstrong Auditorium will follow the state’s health guidelines. Tickets will be fully...

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    TV's biggest cliffhanger: Will my show return on schedule?

    No matter how much programmers plan, the coronavirus, as it has in so many walks of life, will dictate what happens. Right now,...

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    Stillwater teacher charged, accused of starting online relationship with student in 2018

    A Stillwater Public Schools teacher arrested last week has been charged with soliciting a minor after an investigator...

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    Masks, temperature checks, empty rows: Post-coronavirus concerts could look very different

    Artists are starting to test the waters of live music in a coronavirus world. But already, fallout from the pandemic is making...

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    Watch: Kelli O'Hara covers James Taylor's 'Fire and Rain' on PBS' 'National Memorial Day Concert'

    O'Hara, who hails from Elk City and Edmond, dedicated her performance to all the Gold Star families and people who have lost...

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    Boras to clients in memo: Don't bail out baseball owners

    NEW YORK (AP) — Agent Scott Boras recommends his clients refuse Major League Baseball’s attempt to cut salaries during...

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    Banking slows overall, but more are going mobile

    COVID-19 has pushed more people online in their everyday transactions, including those with banks. While mobile banking was...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center goes online for Studio-in-Place and Camp-in-Place

    Through biweekly interviews, live-streamed videos and other engaging content, online viewers get an inside glimpse into the...

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    South American carrier Latam Airlines seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid travel downturn sparked by pandemic

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — South American carrier Latam Airlines seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid travel downturn...

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    Turkey to lift travel ban, open gyms, restaurants on June 1

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A coronavirus travel ban between Turkey's worst affected cities is being lifted while restaurants, cafes...

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    Taliban in Kabul to discuss prisoner releases under US deal

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A five-member Taliban team was in Kabul on Thursday to follow up on this week’s prisoner release by...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tribes awarded federal grants to combat COVID-19

    Four Oklahoma tribes have been awarded federal grants totaling nearly $1.2 million to help combat COVID-19 in rural tribal...

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    People are furious over 2020 graduation ceremonies, the latest coronavirus political battleground

    Keiv Soliman doesn't want to receive his diploma joined on-stage by a hologram of his principal.  

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    'It's heartbreaking, gut-wrenching': ESPN softball crew feeling incomplete on week of canceled Women’s College World Series

    Jenny Dalton-Hill sat on her porch and needed about 20 seconds to articulate her answer when asked what losing the 2020 Women’s...

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    Rebuilding America: Retailers, big and small, adapting to challenges of pandemic

    Retail is reopening across the country, though stores are not quite back to business as normal and others are learning from the...

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    Former McGuinness star running back Dominic Richardson will not play for TCU

    Dominic Richardson will not attend TCU in the fall.

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    Nevada to reopen casinos June 4, welcoming tourists again

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming...

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    Tuning in for Thursday, May 28

    may 28 tuning in THURSDAY RE-AIRS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 a.m.;;1971: All-Star Game;;FSOK (Cox 37) 11 a.m.;;1965: All-Star...

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    Local support will drive effort to rebuild Oklahoma

    There’s a school for girls in Uganda where young victims fled the clutches of Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army. They...

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    Oklahoma schools 'likely' to have disruptions this fall, officials say

    The 2020-21 school year is “likely to include short-term disruptions” because of the coronavirus, the Oklahoma Education...

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    Job losses continue to mount in US despite reopenings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus crisis threw at least 2.1 million Americans out of work last week despite the gradual...

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    Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight night

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a...

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    WaPo editor to Harvard grads: Truth matter of 'life & death'

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Washington Post's top editor told Harvard University graduates Thursday that facts and truth have...

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    Rally rolls on as Wall Street heads for fourth straight gain

    Wall Street is rallying again on Thursday, extending this week's climb built on hopes for a coming economic revival.The S&P 500...

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    OKC Municipal Court to start phased reopening

    Beginning June 1, the Oklahoma City Municipal Court will start a phased reopening unless public health conditions...

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    Rebuilding America: Some pandemic changes at grocery stores seen as permanent

    An uncertain new normal is being looked at by businesses throughout Oklahoma, including those largely spared the loss of...

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    41 million have lost jobs since virus hit, but layoffs slow

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still...

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    Rebuilding America: Oklahoma City history filled with triumphs over adversity

    At first glance, the economic forecasts and an energy industry in crisis seem to paint a dismal picture for Oklahoma City’s...

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    Asia Today: Virus cases jump again in South Korea, India

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Thursday reported its biggest jump in coronavirus cases in more than 50 days, a...

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    Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation extending surveillance authorities the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into...

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    Lives Lost: Veteran guarded Nazis during war crimes trial

    Emilio DiPalma was, as he liked to say, just a kid from western Massachusetts when he found himself in a front-row seat to...

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    A New America: Coronavirus demands new approaches, products and hopes

    America will rebuild. But much like shop owners removing boards off windows in the wake of a natural disaster, Americans aren't...

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    Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on...

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    'Bummed out': SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit...

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    Nevada casinos to reopen; America can't get enough pizza

    The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments...

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    Larry Kramer used voice, pen to raise consciousness on AIDS

    NEW YORK (AP) — Time never softened the urgency of Larry Kramer’s demands.Theatergoers leaving a celebrated revival of Kramer’s...

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    Appeals court sides with tech giants in activists' lawsuit

    A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of...

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    Bertha forms, hits South Carolina coast, dissipates in a day

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha surprised the South Carolina coast Wednesday, forming, making landfall within two...

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    Lake of the Ozarks business owner defends actions

    O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a business that hosted crowded pool parties over the Memorial Day weekend at Missouri’s Lake...

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    Florida homeowner fatally shot man who smashed through door

    PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida homeowner fatally shot a Georgia man who broke through his front door and began beating a...

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    Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired...

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    Ex-NY subway boss named to head London transit system

    LONDON (AP) — Former New York subway boss Andy Byford has been named London’s new transit commissioner, overseeing Transport...

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    Protesters mass in Hong Kong as anthem law is debated

    HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans and insults at police in Hong Kong on Wednesday as...

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    Author Murakami DJs 'Stay Home' radio show to lift spirits

    TOKYO (AP) — Acclaimed Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show from home, painted a brighter side of...

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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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    Grandparents raising grandchildren may apply for fall school supply assistance

    Sunbeam Family Services is accepting fall school supply assistance applications for grandparents who are raising their own...

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    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum announces exhibit extensions

    Now that the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has reopened to the public, many of the current exhibitions have...

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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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    John Rex Charter School names lead administrator

    Dean Ketchum, a teacher and administrator with nearly 30 years’ experience, has been named the next head of school at John Rex...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Integris updates hospital visitation policy

    Integris Health of Oklahoma City announced Tuesday that it will update its visitation policy without jeopardizing the safety of...

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    Jazz or Heat: Which team would the Thunder rather face if the playoff format changes?

    With the NBA season already flipped upside down, it might be time to shake things up East to West. How about a Thunder vs. Heat...

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    Massive mural to help tell OKC's 'beautiful story'

    A five-story mural is set to add some color to an 1,100-space garage being built in connection with the Oklahoma City...

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    Pandemic behind proposed city budget cuts

    Oklahoma City will try to minimize layoffs while cutting jobs in the upcoming fiscal year to make up for the COVID-19...

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    In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

    For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump's tweets with a fact-check warning.On Tuesday, Twitter...

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    Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S. over...

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    Virginia school board defends transgender bathroom ban

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board defended its transgender bathroom ban before a federal appeals court Tuesday, as a...

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    Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus to small business aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest...

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    Michigan governor: Husband's call about boat was just humor

    DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer acknowledged Tuesday that her husband dropped her name in an effort to get his...

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    Masks spark public judgment, ridicule among customers as businesses reopen

    It’s not just the mask avoiders facing public scrutiny. People who wear masks in locales where businesses are reopening say...

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    Consumer confidence up slightly but remains near 6-year low

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence inched up this month, showing signs of stabilizing, but remained near a six-year low...

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    Under-fire UK government aide Cummings has Johnson's loyalty

    LONDON (AP) — Dominic Cummings helped Boris Johnson win power by pitting the people against the elite. Johnson’s Conservative...

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    US military says Russia deployed fighter jets to Libya

    CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. military Tuesday accused Russia of deploying fighter planes to conflict-stricken Libya to support Russian...

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    New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea

    A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter...

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    Homicide suspected in death of woman found in OKC home

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A homicide investigation was underway after a woman was found dead inside a burning home in southeastern...

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    US new-home sales post slight gain in April

    BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. new home sales ticked up 0.6% in April, a surprising gain amid the coronavirus outbreak that hints at the...

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    Worry, haste, retail therapy: What have we bought and why?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Between technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to...

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    Oklahoma City Council considers police, fire cuts

    Larry McAtee says budget-cutting comes down to needs and wants. Prioritize needs, says the Ward 3 councilman and public safety...

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    Inmate found dead at Oklahoma County jail

    On Saturday, an inmate at the Oklahoma County jail was found dead inside his cell. The sheriff’s office said Matthew Mason, 35,...

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    New app will help address homelessness in Oklahoma City

    This year, people in Oklahoma City will be able to interact with individuals experiencing homelessness in a new, high-tech...

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    Trump honors fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

    BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump honored America’s war dead in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic...

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    Branson's Virgin Orbit fails on first rocket launch attempt

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit failed Monday in its first test launch of a new rocket carried aloft by a...

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    Asia Today: South Korea to require masks on transit, flights

    BANGKOK (AP) — South Koreans will be required to wear masks when using public transportation and taxis nationwide starting...

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    Former US Rep. Allen West out of hospital after Texas crash

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was released from a Texas hospital Monday after suffering a...

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    Trump threatens to move RNC without assurances from governor

    President Donald Trump threatened Monday to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina if the state's...

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    Local dining bobs and weaves for survival

    The Food Dude updates the latest news from around the 405 diningscape.

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    Germany divided over plans to nix rules despite outbreaks

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's federal government and state governors squared up Monday for a battle over plans to end...

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    Lock your cars! Vehicle theft spikes in COVID-19 pandemic

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus hasn’t been kind to car owners.With more people than ever staying home to lessen the spread...

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    Americans finding ways to stay active while keeping distance

    Vicki L. Friedman always wanted to play golf with her adult sons but until this spring couldn’t find time to learn the game and...

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    States give few details on billions spent on virus supplies

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — States are spending billions of dollars stocking up on medical supplies such as masks and breathing...

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    Liz Weston: Find free, solid money advice in uncertain times

    If you have money questions — and who among us doesn’t right now? — there are plenty of people willing to offer advice:...

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    German court ruling clears the way to settle VW diesel cases

    KARLSRUHE, Germany (AP) — A German court has ruled that Volkswagen must buy back cars from owners of its diesel cars equipped...

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    OKC Civic Life for Monday, May 25, 2020

    Quote of the week "Since the south side has historically had so little representation, I was interested in recommending...

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    A touching greeting, with less contact

    QUESTION: Since we are going to have to be more creative when meeting people (the handshake and social kissing, and maybe the...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Individual, small-business relief proposed

    City Manager Craig Freeman will propose Tuesday that the city council add $5 million to the small-business COVID-19 relief...

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    White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff...

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    US Muslims try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns

    WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — With no congregational prayers or family gatherings, Salsabiel Mujovic has been worried that this...

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    Memorial Day even more poignant as veterans die from virus

    ATLANTA (AP) — One was a 94-year-old veteran of World War II who was the first of his 11 brothers to enlist in the military....

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    What stores and restaurants are open Memorial Day? Because of COVID-19 fewer businesses than past years

    This Memorial Day will bring fewer in-store sales and dining options than past years because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Trump's pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a new pitch to voters for this fall: Trust me.As the economy faces a...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma daily update: 77 new cases; no new deaths

    Oklahoma's number of positive COVID-19 cases now stands at 6,037, according to the Oklahoma State Department of...

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    Thousands wait to take US citizenship oath amid virus delays

    BOSTON (AP) — Wendy De Los Santos passed the test to become a U.S. citizen just days before government offices shut down...

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    Analysis: Who is getting the better deal in $35.5 million SandRidge transaction?

    While it’s not clear whether the ultimate sale of SandRidge Energy’s headquarters will be to a private buyer or state agencies,...

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    Diversion Hub to open June 8, help clients navigate criminal justice system

    On June 8, Oklahoma City’s Diversion Hub will begin offering services to those navigating the criminal justice system. Located...

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    Oklahoma Events - Helen Ford Wallace

    Editor’s Note: Sunday Morning features some drive-by events to celebrate a birthday, two graduates, and OU’s new president. We...

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    Oklahoma City Flower and Garden Festival Set for May 30

    The west side walkways of Myriad Botanical Gardens will be lined, at a social distance, with local vendors of plants and more...

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    Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses Saturday during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged...

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    Restrictions eased while virus deaths decline in New York

    NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine received an unexpected reprieve...

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    Sessions, running for Senate, rejects Trump's criticism

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Sessions pushed back at President Donald Trump’s criticism Saturday, telling Trump that he was...

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    Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf early Saturday, sending a thick plume of...

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    OKC's 21c Museum Hotel is reopening

    Contrary to reports Saturday on social media, downtown’s 21c Museum Hotel is not closing permanently. The hotel has been a...

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    OKC Public Schools Reverts Back to Old Ways?

    Friday's OKC Central Live Chat including breaking the story of a significant set-back for reviving the still struggling...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Riversport reopening whitewater rafting, tubing, ropes course and more

    The adventures are resuming this Memorial Day weekend as part of Riversport’s COVID-19 Phase II re-opening.

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    Police: Miami mom faked son's abduction, faces murder charge

    MIAMI (AP) — A Miami woman faked her son’s abduction after trying to drown him twice, with witnesses rescuing the boy from a...

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    Development killed by school district halting property sale

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer fielded reader questions Friday during his weekly OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve...

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    The crude oil crash, not COVID-19, is making the Oklahoma City office market sick

    Neither face masks nor social distancing can "flatten the curve" of rising vacancies in Oklahoma City's office market, which...

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    Not to be crude, but Oklahoma City and Houston, we have a problem

    CoStar Group found gloom in Oklahoma City and doom in Houston when it looked at the effect of collapsed crude oil prices on the...

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    Biden says he was too 'cavalier' about black Trump backers

    ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden declared he “should not have been so cavalier” on Friday after he told a prominent black radio host...

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    Free milk to be distributed at Crossroads Church

    Free gallons of milk will be distributed beginning at 2 p.m. Friday at Crossroads Church, 8901 S Shields. The church has...

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    Baseball players respond to MLB on virus protocols

    NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball players' association gave management a wide-ranging response Thursday to a 67-page proposed set of...

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    Recap: OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

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

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    Week Ahead

    HIP TO BE SQUARE: Carpenter Square Theatre will present the first edition of "CST LiveOnline!" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at...

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    MAPS 4 citizens advisory board named

    Teresa Rose Crook, executive director of the Communities Foundation of Oklahoma, will lead the volunteer MAPS 4 Citizens...

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    Pandemic politics: Maskless Trump tours Michigan Ford plant

    YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Pandemic politics shadowed President Donald Trump's trip to Michigan on Thursday as he...

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    From The Newsroom: Listen to The Oklahoman's daily podcast

    Welcome to the home of The Oklahoman's daily podcast dedicated to informing readers about the latest headlines, including the...

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    Retailers reopening more stores, tourism expanding

    The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments...

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    Loughlin, Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam

    “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to serve two months behind bars and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo...

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    Judge grants sanctions against DOJ over citizenship question

    A federal judge on Thursday agreed to impose financial sanctions against the Trump administration for failing to produce...

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    Lincoln Plaza renewal continues

    Crews have removed graffiti, brush, debris and broken windows at Lincoln Plaza as construction continues to convert the former...

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    'Dr. Bob' Blackburn to retire from Oklahoma Historical Society

    After 41 years of public service collecting, preserving and sharing history, Bob Blackburn will retire from the Oklahoma...

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    OKC municipal pools could get budget reprieve

    Once proposed for cuts, the aquatics centers at Earlywine and Will Rogers parks could still open this summer but not before...

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    Nearly 200 evictions filed Monday as Oklahoma County courthouse reopens

    When the Oklahoma County courthouse reopened Monday, almost 200 new eviction cases were filed.With 191 cases filed Monday and...

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    Stitt: Wearing a face mask a ‘personal preference’

    Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday said he’s going to let Oklahomans decide whether they should wear a face mask in public during...

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    Coronavirus in Oklahoma: More than a third of surveyed Oklahomans report struggling to make housing payments

    COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on the finances of many Oklahoma households, with 36.2 percent of online survey...

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    Watchdog cites persistent infection lapses in nursing homes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Before COVID-19 killed thousands of nursing home residents, about 4 in 10 homes inspected were cited for...

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    Ford temporarily halts work at 2 plants; Rolls cuts jobs

    The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments...

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    US health officials quietly release more reopening guidance

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials have quietly released more reopening guidance that was created more than a month ago but...

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    Teachers union sues DeVos, school district over special ed

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday announced it is suing U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos...

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    Texas pushes for kids to return to normal during pandemic

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After months of home schooling and lost sports seasons, millions of Texas children may get a taste of a...

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    Virus-sapped bus lines see road to ruin without federal help

    LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The nation's 3,000 or so private bus lines — and the millions of people who rely on them for cheap,...

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    OKC apartment fire kills man

    An Oklahoma City man died from injuries suffered during an apartment fire last weekend. On Sunday, firefighters arrived at the...

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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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    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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    Wanting a stroll through the library leads to an internet rabbit hole

    What’s a person to do? The COVID-19 shelter-at-home restrictions have shuttered my usual haunts such as the public library. One...

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    This Oklahoma City company got $10 million from the government, but gave it back

    Oklahoma City-based 180 Medical was among the companies to receive CARES Act stimulus funding from the federal government....

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