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Coronavirus surging in Oklahoma City’s Hispanic community

Jess Olivo survived cancer twice. But it still didn’t prepare her for her family’s struggle with COVID-19. Olivo, 34, and...

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Nature & You: Non-native kudzu vine scourge of the South

In the current throes of this virus pandemic, I feel at liberty to regale you with tales of my own bout with illness. My...

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JONES Tiller, Vivian Jean: 88, homemaker, died July 30. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jones United Methodist Church (Barnes...

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Advances in treatments reducing COVID-19 deaths, doctors say

Though confirmed cases of coronavirus in Oklahoma rose by more than 22,000 in July, there were fewer deaths last month from...

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Oklahoma moves toward phasing out private prisons

As Oklahoma’s incarceration rate soared throughout the 1990s, the private prison industry saw a business opportunity. The...

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Oklahoma County Jail Trust faces problems during first month managing county jail, many still hopeful

With surging COVID-19 cases, sanitation problems and delays with new vendors, the first month of managing the Oklahoma County...

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CORONAVIRUS IN OKLAHOMA: Ahead of Trump rally, Tulsa officials were sounding alarms, emails show

TULSA — President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa engendered concern among some local public officials that it would be...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Aug. 3, 2020

Rafting park bids exceed estimate The low bid to finish the second floor of the MAPS 3 whitewater rafting park's main building...

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Slow payment for bookkeeping is costing family its harmony

DEAR ABBY: I take care of my daughter-in-law’s taxes and have for the past 15 years. I have never charged her for it. When she...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 494 new cases; one new death

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 494 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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As rapid COVID-19 testing heads to nursing homes, lack of public tests threatens its effectiveness

Four months after the coronavirus began sweeping through Oklahoma’s nursing homes, the federal government is preparing to ship...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

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

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BETHANY West, Katie Beatrice: 88, died July 29. Graveside services 10 a.m. Friday, Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Oklahoma City...

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly bestsellers

Oklahoma bestsellers Fiction 1. “Mexican Gothic” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Del Rey Books) 2. “The Order” by Daniel Silva...

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Pick 3, July 31: 9-5-9 Cash 5, July 31: 1-21-24-30-35 Lucky for Life, July 30: 14-15-16-39-42, Lucky Ball: 10 Mega Millions,...

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Four O'Clock hour asks, when was the last time you had someone of a different race as a guest inside your home?

Sitting back in her chair with a glass of red wine, Taniyah Washington wanted to listen to how everyone responded to the...

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Day care operators react to release of $9.6 million in COVID-19 relief funds

Gov. Kevin Stitt and the head of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services have announced plans to release $9.6 million in...

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Nearly $300,000 available to Black-led organizations in the metro to advance racial equity

The OKC Black Justice Fund announced Friday it has raised $290,000 and is ready to process grant applications from Black-led...

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Pastor continues call for Tulsa Race Massacre reparations; says historic church symbolizes a way forward

TULSA — When the Rev. Robert Turner walks onto the sidewalk outside Tulsa City Hall, he thinks of the members of his historic...

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Ruling clears way for payments from $15.9 million judgment to family of disabled child

DENVER — A baby was born in May of 2016 at the federally supported Indian medical center in Ada with severe disabilities, which...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 1,244 new cases; 8 new deaths

Oklahoma reported 1,244 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. A total of 37,731 cases have been reported in Oklahoma since the...

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Oklahoma Pardon and Parole chief resigns after alleged threat from board member

Pardon and Parole Board Executive Director Steve Bickley has resigned in a letter to the board in which he said he had been...

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Murder defendant captured after escaping Oklahoma County jail

Two cellmates fashioned bedsheets into a rope more than 100 feet long and made a daring escape Friday morning from the 12th...

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Deadline is Aug. 13 for OKC nonprofits to apply for grants

Reviews begin Aug. 13 of applications for federally funded COVID-19 relief for nonprofits that serve low- to moderate-income...

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EDMOND Quiroga, Victor F.: 91, died July 30. Rosary 1 p.m. Sunday, funeral home. Mass 10 a.m. Monday, St. Eugene Catholic...

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Local hospitals stressed by rising coronavirus cases, medical experts say

Hospitals and health care workers are under increasing stress as coronavirus cases rise in Oklahoma, underscoring the need for...

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New return-to-work guidance emphasizes symptoms over testing

Health care professionals who test positive for the coronavirus are being advised they can return to work sooner. The Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

Coronavirus in Oklahoma The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by...

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Bank and restaurant latest additions to former downtown car dealership development

Stride Bank and a Hal Smith restaurant are set to join a mix of financial services, high tech and creative firms moving to the...

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God of redemption, free us from feelings of compulsion that we must change other people. Encourage us to be more kind and...

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Norman council accepting applications to fill vacancy

NORMAN — The Norman City Council is accepting applications for appointment to fill the unexpired term of Ward 5 council member...

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State grains

WHEAT (BU): .02 to .03 higher. 3.99-4.28. Buffalo, Davis 3.99; Alva 4.06; Cherokee 4.07; El Reno, Geary, Okarche, Watonga 4.09;...

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Mid-Del schools splitting schedule, Yukon to start virtually

Metro area schools continue to adjust reopening plans as rising COVID-19 rates loom over the first day of school. Midwest...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: 747 new cases; 5 additional deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 747 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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Inhofe cancels hearing for nominee that called Obama a terrorist leader

Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe on Thursday called off a hearing on the nomination of retired Army general and Fox News commentator...

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COVID-19 outbreak shuts down Garvin County Courthouse

PAULS VALLEY — The Garvin County Courthouse has been closed to the public after a COVID-19 outbreak put the Garvin County...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court chief justice blocks contempt hearing for OKC police chief

The chief justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Thursday blocked judges in two counties from telling Oklahoma City police...

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Stitt puts $10 million toward school PPE, promises teacher testing

Oklahoma schools will receive $10 million in personal protective equipment and are expected to test teachers monthly for...

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Stitt: Criticism of coronavirus response a ‘political statement'

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday dismissed as politically motivated a letter that says Oklahoma is not in compliance with federal...

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Oklahoma lawmakers still mulling coronavirus relief needs, including unemployment

As congressional leaders struggle to find common ground on the next coronavirus aid package, Oklahoma lawmakers also seem...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

Coronavirus in Oklahoma The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by...

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​Oklahoma sees hotter-than-normal year so far

Temperatures soared higher than normal across much of the nation in June and through the first six months of 2020, putting the...

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Concert business "at risk of total collapse" without help

After struggling through four months of canceled concert tours, banquets, weddings and other festivities, the Bricktown Event...

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Officials investigating claims of mistreatment at Oklahoma veterans center

The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs is investigating allegations that veterans at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center...

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TODAY'S PRAYER

God of peace, thank You for the comfort that comes with knowing that whatever happens we will be fine, as long as we trust in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Unemployment numbers not budging as pandemic continues

The number of Oklahomans receiving unemployment assistance during the third week of July remained near 120,000, data released...

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ARDMORE Bramlett, Nanette: 67, died July 26. Private family memorial will be held at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church (Craddock,...

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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: 1,117 new cases; 13 additional deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 1,117 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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BETHANY Elliott, Brenda Rachelle: 57, hospital patient accounts specialist, died July 25. Memorial services 11 a.m. Friday,...

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No-cost broadband expansion offered to schools, libraries and health care facilities, Oil & Gas Expo canceled

State fund picks up tab to extend bandwidth The administrator of Oklahoma’s Universal Service Fund announced this week that a...

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McClain County sheriff's new device seeks contraband

The McClain County Sheriff's Office has new technology to use in its war on drugs and other crime — a hand-held X-ray device....

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Judge denies request by workplace shooter to withdraw plea

NORMAN — A judge this week rejected a workplace shooter's request to withdraw his guilty plea. Cleveland County District Judge...

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Epic budgets $270 million in revenue, completes internal audit

Epic Charter Schools projects nearly $270 million in revenue this fiscal year as its enrollment skyrockets into the largest...

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Setting it straight

The incorrect workplace was published for Sarita Johnson, a Putnam City Schools Foundation Advisory Board member, on Page C7 of...

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OU Medicine chief COVID-19 doctor says infection rate will be sign of mask mandate effectiveness

OU Medicine Enterprise Chief Quality Officer Dale Bratzler answered questions Wednesday regarding the ongoing COVID-19...

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Former rodeo champion Jimmy Morris watched his 'heroes in the sport die doing this.' He feared his son had suffered the same fate.

Jimmy Morris feared his son was dead. Morris rushed from the grandstands at the Lazy E Arena onto the dirt floor where his son,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

Coronavirus in Oklahoma The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by...

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Tulsa's Black Lives Matter message to be erased

TULSA — A message painted last month on a Tulsa street in the Greenwood District by Black Lives Matter supporters will be...

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Bice ad knocks Neese on gun rights

State Sen. Stephanie Bice launched a television ad Wednesday for her congressional campaign accusing Republican runoff rival...

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State Question 805 qualifies for 2020 ballot

State Question 805 has qualified for placement on a 2020 ballot, the Yes on 805 campaign announced Wednesday. State Question...

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#ThrowbackThursday: Historic Huckins Hotel emptied in 1968

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

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U.S. House panel says Stitt ignored White House guidance to stop coronavirus spread

The leader of a U.S. House subcommittee said Wednesday that Gov. Kevin Stitt ignored recommendations from the White House...

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TODAY'S PRAYER

Holy God, if the pandemic teaches us anything, it should teach us how important it is to work together for the common good. Amen.

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OMRF, OUHSC awarded $4.6 million in new research grants

The Presbyterian Health Foundation has awarded nearly $4.6 million in biomedical research grants to the Oklahoma Medical...

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Presence of new girlfriend causes added pain for ex

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend of two years, “Kevin,” recently broke up with me. We’ve had problems in the past about me lying to him...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Farmers market to abide by Town of Arcadia mask order

ARCADIA — Masks will be required in Arcadia beginning Monday, but the Arcadia Farmers Market will adopt the practice starting...

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US hits 150,000 deaths from COVID-19 as states struggle to halt resurgence

The U.S. surged past 150,000 COVID-19 fatalities Wednesday as states battle a resurgence of the virus with differing attitudes...

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Dogs found dead: $2,000 reward offered after man steals truck with 3 pets inside

The Oklahoma Alliance for Animals is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest after three dogs in a stolen...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: 848 new cases; 14 additional deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 848 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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Lane closures reported at I-40/I-35 junction in OKC

An overturned semi has prompted all eastbound lanes to be closed on Interstate 40 at the Interstate 35 junction.

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Achievers

The Putnam City Schools Foundation has announced the appointment of five new members to its board of trustees, as well as 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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Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma to host virtual 5K and awareness parade Sept. 26

Due to COVID-19, the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma's annual 5K will be held virtually on Sept. 26. Also, in...

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The Exchange Club of Oklahoma City has awarded its annual $2,000 Youth of the Year scholarship to Nicholas Sayegh, 18, who...

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Thirty-one young professionals have been selected to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma's sixth Leadership Class. The class,...

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Red Cross reports plasma shortage for COVID-19 treatments

American Red Cross officials said the agency has an emergency shortage of convalescent plasma, a potentially lifesaving...

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Norman singer-songwriter to perform Aug. 1 at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — Norman singer-songwriter Brad Fielder will present a Morning Music concert of original and traditional music from...

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Bazaar set for beginning sportsmen

A sportsmen's bazaar and free fishing clinic is set for Saturday at the Lake Arcadia Conservation Area in Edmond. Fishing,...

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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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OSU hosts virtual town hall in attempt to provide students, parents clarity

Oklahoma State University faculty members discussed student COVID-19 testing, the university’s new mask policy, hybrid classes...

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Panel OKs faster speeds on portions of toll roads

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority on Tuesday raised speeds to 80 mph from 75 mph on rural segments of five turnpikes. The panel...

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OKC man who worked as an Air Force civilian engineer in Okinawa pleads guilty to assaulting neighbors

An Oklahoma City man working for the U.S. Armed Forces as a civilian engineer in Okinawa, Japan, pleaded guilty Monday in...

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BETHANY Norris, Rita J.: 85, homemaker, died July 26. Private services will be live streamed at...

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Edmond mask ordinance takes effect Aug. 26

EDMOND — The Edmond City Council has adopted an ordinance requiring face coverings while inside any indoor place open to the...

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State agriculture leaders advise Oklahomans to carefully handle seeds they received through the mail

Oklahoma’s Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is asking Oklahomans who have received unordered seeds to avoid opening...

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Cleveland County cancels September jury term due to COVID-19

NORMAN — Cleveland County jury trials scheduled for September have been canceled amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns, The Oklahoman...

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Gov. Kevin Stitt reacts to federal judge's ruling in tribal gaming lawsuit

Gov. Kevin Stitt issued a statement Tuesday expressing disappointment in a federal judge's ruling that the state's 15-year...

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Gov. Kevin Stitt says he's completed quarantine, back at the office

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Monday he’s back at the office following nearly two weeks of self-isolation after contracting...

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OKC activist charged with three misdemeanors

Oklahoma City activist Jess Eddy is facing three misdemeanor counts over a protest May 30 and a sit-in last week. He was...

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Gov. Kevin Stitt loses another tribal gaming lawsuit

An Oklahoma City federal judge Tuesday handed Gov. Kevin Stitt another defeat in his effort to restructure Oklahoma's nearly...

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Claremore veterans center experiencing 'alarming rise' of COVID-19 cases

Dozens of residents at a state veterans center in Claremore have contracted COVID-19 and 10 have died this month after testing...

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Mustang district says Nightrider nickname 'not reflective of band's mission'

YUKON — Mustang Public Schools announced Monday night that it will drop the "Nightrider" nickname from its high school marching...

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OKC police in feud with judges in two counties

Judges in two counties say Oklahoma City police officers take dozens of arrested suspects every year to the wrong jail. In...

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Edmond schools to reopen with split schedule

Edmond Public Schools opted Tuesday for a blended learning model instead of reopening traditionally. The Edmond Board of...

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Pick 3, July 27: 1-4-2 Cash 5, July 27: 2-29-33-34-35 Lucky for Life, July 27: 06-10-13-17-31, Lucky Ball: 09 Mega Millions,...

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Weekend carnival in Bricktown canceled

Plans for a carnival in Bricktown this weekend are being dropped following concerns voiced by the community over the risk of...

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Lake break

While parts of the metro area experienced flooding rains Tuesday, other parts of Oklahoma City saw relatively little...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by 1,089 to 33,775 on...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: 1,089 new cases; 13 additional deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 1,089 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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Graphics: Coronavirus cases by state, U.S. cases compared to other countries, and more

Growth in number of people confirmed to have novel coronavirus by state<iframe...

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Watch: President Trump holds press briefing at the White House

President Trump holds coronavirus briefing a day after Senate Republicans unveil $1 trillion pandemic aid package.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond City Council adopts ordinance requiring face coverings effective Aug. 26

EDMOND — The Edmond City Council has adopted an ordinance requiring face coverings while inside any indoor place open to the...

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Another coronavirus stimulus check: What we know about the next round of payments

Senate Republicans released a roughly $1 trillion coronavirus relief bill proposal Monday. The Health Care Economic...

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Panel votes to raise speeds on portions of some toll roads across Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority on Tuesday voted to raise the maximum speed limits to 80 mph on rural...

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Baker Hughes donates OKC Energy Innovation Center to Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University is getting a new home in Oklahoma City it will use to boost its engineering students’ research...

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TODAY'S PRAYER

Merciful God, lead us to that place of peace we all long for in our hearts. Amen.

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Despite few COVID-19 cases reported in state prisons, many have concerns

Despite a low number of reported positive COVID-19 cases inside state prison facilities, families and friends of those...

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Pence committee sends check to Neese after Bice claimed vice president was on team

Republican congressional candidate Terry Neese received a campaign check from the political committee associated with Vice...

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80 mph could be the new limit on these Oklahoma roads

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority on Tuesday will consider raising the maximum speed limits on portions of some turnpikes. The...

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Regular state unemployment benefit period extended

It took a pandemic, but the agency in charge of managing unemployment insurance has extended the period one can receive regular...

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Survey: Oklahomans have conflicting feelings for masks, COVID-19 dangers

A national survey of coronavirus beliefs and practices found that many of the Oklahomans studied believe that while wearing a...

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Summer shower

A cool front moved through the Oklahoma City area around midday Monday and brought a cooling rain shower along. The National...

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COVID-19 poses another challenge for schools – air quality

Plans to safely reopen Oklahoma schools are plentiful, but not much can be done to improve air quality in buildings. School...

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COVID-19 outbreak hits Oklahoma County jail

As new COVID-19 cases surge to record highs in the state, the Oklahoma County jail has become the latest facility for inmates...

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Metro area woman takes message, prayer to Northeast OKC

A Black motorist driving an SUV honked his horn and gave a thumbs up. A white man in a sports car honked, nodded his head and...

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Electric cooperatives seek federal help to lower debt costs

An organization representing the nation’s electric co-ops and millions of customers is looking for a little targeted relief...

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Deaths

MIDWEST CITY Reynolds, Jason Wayne: 43, industrial worker, died July 22. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Lynlee Mae Chapel, Moore,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by 1,401 to 32,686 on...

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More questions about coronavirus antibodies

Adam’s Journal After recovering from a long bout of COVID-19-like symptoms, my girlfriend, Mary, tested positive for...

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Flood watch in effect for parts of central Oklahoma

Follow current weather conditions from around the state.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: State reports record high 1,401 new cases; no new deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 1,401 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. That is a new record high and brings the...

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People in several states mailed unsolicited packets of seeds that may be from China, officials say

Officials in several states said residents have reported receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail that appear to be...

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GOP unveils $1 trillion stimulus package with another round of checks

The stimulus bill – the fifth since the pandemic began in March – is likely the last economic rescue package before the...

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Good, not necessarily perfect, financial plans and behaviors still can get the job done

With all sorts of money decisions, it's easy to get thwarted by inaction. Here are some examples.

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Tulsa Public Schools to propose starting school year with 100% distance learning

Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Deborah Gist will recommend starting the upcoming school year through 100% distance...

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Watch: Trump officials deliver COVID-19 update

Watch live as President Trump resumes press briefings on the coronavirus pandemic. The event is expected to start at 2:30 p.m.

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Vote tomorrow on 80 mph limit for portions of some toll roads across Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority on Tuesday will consider raising the maximum speed limits on...

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Oklahoma's legal fees in Stitt's tribal gaming flap top $1.5 million

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt’s office has spent more than $1.5 million in legal and other fees in a flap with...

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Schools set plans, precautions for fall semester

School districts around Oklahoma have spent the summer preparing for the start of school. Everything is different this year...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, July 27, 2020

Northeast senior center advances Architects expect the MAPS 3 senior health and wellness center at NE 36 and Lincoln Boulevard,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by 1,204 to 31,285 on...

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Getting the last $1 million for Oklahoma City bombing memorial proves a challenge

Buried in the massive defense bills approved last week by the House and Senate were very short provisions aimed at getting the...

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Murder charge filed in 1985 cold case

CHANDLER — Nearly 35 years ago, Oklahoma City florist Paul Douglas Aikman died violently in a lonely spot, along the Turner...

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Tulsa chief won't install policy on gun-pointing without more research

TULSA — Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin says he might entertain the concept of requiring officers to document every time...

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Nature & You: Swan wrangling is problematic when the footing is in neck-deep water

I graduated from Oklahoma State University way back in 1973 with a bachelor of science degree in wildlife ecology. I felt...

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Disapproval of pregnancy becomes permanent rift

DEAR ABBY: I became pregnant with my second child in 2013. When my extended family heard the news, it was not well-received,...

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American Beauty: Cattlemen's dressing about to lose its Rosie disposition

Ask the folks at Cattlemen's Steakhouse who makes the salad dressing, and they'll tell you — Rosie. If you ask the pint-sized...

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Video: Rep. John Lewis' body arrives at U.S. Capitol

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The late U.S. Rep. John Lewis crossed Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge Sunday for the final time Sunday as...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: 1,204 new cases; no new deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 1,204 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly bestsellers

Oklahoma bestsellers Fiction 1. “Crooked Hallelujah” by Kelli Jo Ford (Grove Press) 2. “The Way We See Now” by Sam Joyner &...

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‘Our compassionate hero’: Oklahomans pay tribute to late civil rights icon, Rep. John Lewis

Not long after arriving in Washington, D.C., as Oklahoma’s newest elected congressman, J.C. Watts decided to seize the...

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To understand another community, Norman pastor says it's about showing up

Standing outside Nappy Roots Books on the northeast side of Oklahoma City, Elizabeth Goen watched her two sons play in a bouncy...

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TODAY'S PRAYER

God of love, enhance our desire to understand others and reduce our desire to judge them. Amen.

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Artwork by longtime artist-sculptor friends on display at Gaylord-Pickens museum

A one-two punch of magnificent clouds and wooden wings is offered by oil painter David Holland and sculptor Barbara Scott in a...

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Daughter recalls memories of a Pearl Harbor survivor

Clarence A. “Bud” Gilbert, a World War II veteran who is believed to have been one of the last Oklahoma survivor of the bombing...

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OSU-OKC launches summer movie series

The Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City campus will host a summer movie series starting on Aug. 1. Other family-friendly...

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Mary Melon:COVID presents challenges, opportunity to re-imagine school

The loss of learning that has already occurred last spring and over the summer is yet to be determined, but is likely...

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As pandemic continues, families worry for loved ones in nursing homes, want to see policy changes

After 16 weeks apart, seeing his 88-year-old mother in a hospital room was not the reunion Kevin Stinson was hoping for. It was...

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Food Bank begins virtual drive through July 31

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is holding a virtual food drive through July 31 to benefit residents in central and western...

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Clinic offers safer, less expensive outpatient surgery

In these unprecedented times, overnight hospital stays probably sound unappealing to many — but putting off a surgery can be...

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3,614 absentee ballots rejected in Oklahoma's June primary election

Roughly 3.6% of the mail-in ballots cast in Oklahoma’s June 30 primary election were rejected. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a...

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With new memoir, Chris Frantz sets the record straight on Talking Heads

"Remain in Love: Talking Heads. Tom Tom Club. Tina." by Chris Frantz (400 pages, St. Martin's Press, in stores) PITTSBURGH — No...

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Norman city council member named in recall effort resigns

NORMAN — Sereta Wilson, one of four Norman City Council members targeted in a recall effort, has resigned her position,...

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Virus creates challenges for future teachers

When Rachel Smith was growing up in the schools of Vallejo, California, the recent OU early childhood education graduate was...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by 965 to 30,081 on...

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Black Oklahoma City residents experience homelessness at disproportionate rate

For years, a disproportionate rate of Black residents in Oklahoma City have experienced homelessness, according to data from...

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State Medicaid enrollment reaches new monthly highs amid pandemic

Medicaid enrollment in Oklahoma reached new highs in May and June, driven by widespread job losses and federal action meant to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: 965 new cases; 12 new deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 965 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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Memorial service for Rep. John Lewis

Memorial service for Rep. John Lewis

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Driver accused in Moore High School students' deaths to face trial

NORMAN — A pickup driver who accelerated to nearly 80 mph before striking a group of student runners outside Moore High School...

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El Reno inmate sentenced in prison assault

An inmate who was serving time at the Federal Institution in El Reno was sentenced this week to nearly six years in prison for...

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First pediatric COVID-19 death had preexisting conditions, family says

A 13-year-old Fort Sill resident who tested positive for the coronavirus and died had preexisting medical conditions that...

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Cherokee Nation adds 16 bee pollinator homes to heirloom garden

TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation has installed 16 new bee pollinator homes in the tribe’s heirloom garden in Tahlequah. The...

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Noble man accused of lewd acts with a minor

A Noble man has been arrested and accused of lewd acts with a child after investigators conducted an undercover social media...

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OKC man sentenced to more than 10 years in heroin, firearm case

An Oklahoma City man was sentenced this week in federal court to more than 10 years in prison for heroin possession, being a...

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Security guard charged with assault

A Walmart security guard has been charged with assault and battery with a deadly weapon for shooting a fleeing shoplifting...

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Lesson Plan: School districts describe path to reopening

Most public schools in the state are preparing to open their doors for a traditional return this year, but school will be...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

Coronavirus in Oklahoma The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by...

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Putnam City to start school year virtually

Another major metro school district will start the academic year at home. Putnam City Public Schools announced Friday it will...

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Boys & Girls Clubs college-bound students get tech help

College-bound students in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County and the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of...

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Ferry to museum receives grant

A ferry landing linking the First Americans Museum to other Oklahoma River attractions earned federal funding Friday. A $4...

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Deaths

BLANCHARD Welton, Mary Lois: 99, homemaker, died July 21. Graveside services 11 a.m. Saturday, Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma...

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TODAY'S PRAYER

God of wisdom, remind us to not be so intent on giving our opinions that we fail to learn from the opinions of others. Amen.

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Oklahoma Agriculture Hall of Fame inducts Dr. Barry Pollard

Doctor Barry Pollard, an Enid neurosurgeon who is committed to supporting medical and veterinarian training, is the newest...

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Not everyone's a fan of the ordinance, which can be tough to enforce

NORMAN — Kate Bierman's phone started blowing up about 7:30 a.m. July 8, roughly eight hours after the Norman City Council...

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Operators discuss the need for contingency plans and patience caps

Chef Shelby Sieg of Lua Mediterranean and Bottle Shop and Nunu's Cafe owners Clayton Farhood and Steven Bradley join the podcast.

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Oklahoma to expand coronavirus contact tracing by texting

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health said Friday that it will expand its coronavirus contact tracing by...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: OSDH reports 314 new cases, 7 new deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 314 new COVID-19 cases on Friday. That brings the total number of cases in...

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Oklahoma man charged in students' death appears for hearing

An Oklahoma man arrived in court Friday for a preliminary hearing on murder charges for allegedly driving his pickup truck into...

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Cole: Congress should pass another major pandemic aid package

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole said Thursday that Congress should pass “another major piece of legislation” to address pandemic-related...

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'I'm not going back,' gunman said

Though only 30, Kyle A. Elrod already had been in and out of prison twice for sex offenses, a credit card crime and drugs. So,...

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State school board rejects mandate for masks, closures

State education officials voted down mask mandates and closure requirements for public schools on Thursday. The Oklahoma State...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

Coronavirus in Oklahoma The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by...

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Airport OnCue to open

OnCue will open a new store near the Amazon warehouses in Lariat Landing at Will Rogers World Airport. The Oklahoma City...

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Continuing unemployment claims remain near 120,000, national unemployment rate estimated at 11.1%

Nearly 120,000 Oklahomans received unemployment assistance during the second week of July as businesses continue to contend...

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Deaths

BARTLESVILLE Garrett, William Ellis Jr. “Bill”: 92, died July 20. Graveside services 2 p.m. Friday, Resthaven Cemetery (Carter...

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Oklahoma seeks continued authority to oversee environmental programs in state's Indian territories

Oklahoma is asking the EPA to grant it the authority to continue regulating environmental issues across areas of the state...

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THIS HAS ALREADY RUN ONLINE

PONCA CITY — Paul Schatte first came to Oklahoma to educate the children of Kay County and did, but along the way he built a...

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Stitt's chief of staff announces resignation

Gov. Kevin Stitt's chief of staff announced Thursday he is stepping down from his role, effective July 31. Michael Junk cited...

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Oklahoma prosecutor says Indian Health Service shortcomings leave children vulnerable

Red tape, a lack of leadership and problems attracting quality medical professionals have made Native American children...

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OSU residents to take COVID tests at move-in

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University announced Thursday it will require students to complete a COVID-19 test before checking...

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Senate clears defense bill: Inhofe predicts removal of base renaming provision

The Senate approved a $740 billion defense bill on Thursday that includes a 3% pay raise for U.S. service members and supports...

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TODAY'S PRAYER

God of love, encourage us to set aside our suspicions and look for the best in each other. Amen.

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Forum on race will be hosted at Crossings Community Center

"Let's Talk: Open Question & Discussion Forum on Racial Injustice" will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Crossings Community...

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OSDH reports 737 new coronavirus cases, 3 new deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Thursday there have been 28,802 total coronavirus cases in Oklahoma.

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White House drops payroll tax cut as GOP unveils virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has dropped a bid to cut Social Security payroll taxes as Republicans unveil a $1 trillion...

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Head Country pioneer gone at 62

Paul Schatte, Oklahoma barbecue legend, passes away at age 62.

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Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at...

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Oklahoma Corrections reports COVID-19 outbreak at Lexington Correctional Center

Ninety-six people in connection with the Lexington Correctional Center have tested positive for COVID-19, the Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by 918 to 28,065 on...

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Man fatally shot by police and sheriff deputies during traffic stop

A man was fatally shot by two Cleveland County deputies and an Oklahoma City Police officer early Wednesday morning, according...

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Senate defeats Sanders' attempt to cut defense spending

The Senate on Wednesday easily defeated an attempt by Sen. Bernie Sanders to cut 10% from the spending authorized in the annual...

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Oklahoma County commissioners say masks required but they won't enforce the rule

Oklahoma County commissioners voted Wednesday to put signs in county buildings saying masks are required but that the...

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#ThrowbackThursday: Motel pool serves as baptistery in 1974

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

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City Care virtual fundraiser Thursday to benefit new shelter

City Care, an Oklahoma City nonprofit that works to transform the lives of people living in poverty, Thursday will host a...

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New relationship founders on sharing of offensive video

DEAR ABBY: A casual friend sent me a video of a comic doing a very lewd and vulgar routine. I was offended by it and forwarded...

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Deaths for July 23, 2020

EDMOND Barrett, Gary M.: 71, retired U.S. Army, died July 21. Graveside services 10 a.m. Monday, Memorial Park Cemetery,...

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Eskimo Joe's seeks community input about logo

An online petition inspired Eskimo Joe’s to reach out to the community for guidance about its renowned logo. “We’re hearing a...

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Surge pushes Epic Charter Schools to highest enrollment in state

Epic Charter Schools has grown into the largest school system in Oklahoma amid pandemic demands and increasing interest. The...

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Mass graves search halted in Tulsa: 'This is not the location we are looking for'

TULSA — The search for burials from Tulsa’s 1921 Race Massacre was suspended Wednesday morning after researchers ruled out the...

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OSDH reports 918 new virus cases, 13 new deaths

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Wednesday there have been 28,065 total coronavirus cases in Oklahoma.

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OKC district to start school online with delayed date

Oklahoma City Public Schools will start the 2020-21 school year online and three weeks later than expected. The district Board...

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AP-NORC poll: Very few Americans back full school reopening

BOSTON (AP) — Virtual instruction. Mandated masks. Physical distancing. The start of school will look very different this year...

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Officers fatally shoot SUV passenger in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two sheriff's deputies and an Oklahoma City police officer opened fire on an SUV passenger during a...

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Oklahoma nurse practitioner dies after four-month battle with COVID-19

An Oklahoma nurse died Saturday after a protracted fight with COVID-19. Aimee Williams, a nurse practitioner, died July 18...

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Confirmed total COVID-19 cases up to 27,147 in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Tuesday there have been 27,147 total coronavirus cases in Oklahoma.

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Oklahoma's congressional delegation pledges legislation to clarify Supreme Court decision will honor tribal sovereignty

Oklahoma’s seven-member congressional delegation said in a joint statement that they are committed to tribal sovereignty...

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Norman School Board urged to delay opening

NORMAN — Parents and teachers urged the Norman School Board on Monday night to delay the start of in-person instruction amid...

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Protesters arrested Monday identified

The seven protesters arrested in Oklahoma City on trespassing complaints have been identified. The seven staged a sit-in in the...

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House defense bill includes pay raise, more money to improve housing

The U.S. House overwhelmingly passed a $741 billion defense bill on Tuesday, despite a veto threat from the White House whose...

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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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Republic Services to pick up extra recycling carts from Midwest City residents

MIDWEST CITY — The City of Midwest City’s recycling contractor will begin picking up residents’ additional free carts on Aug....

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Oklahoma updates hospital surge plan as coronavirus hospitalizations grow

As the number of people hospitalized due to complications from COVID-19 increases, the Oklahoma State Department of Health...

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Midwest City adds new CNG waste collection truck

MIDWEST CITY — The City of Midwest City recently added a new waste collection truck powered by compressed natural gas. A grant...

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OU researcher: COVID-19 vaccine likely 12-18 months away

William Hildebrand is a professor and a researcher with the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center who studies...

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Remote learning goes to the next level in Oklahoma

For schools across the nation, this back-to-school will look different than any we’ve seen before. While most schools are...

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State Supreme Court rejects gaming compacts negotiated by Gov. Kevin Stitt

Gov. Kevin Stitt exceeded his authority when he signed gaming compacts with the Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe that...

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Edmond Kiwanis Club to hold Great Pelican Race Sept. 5

EDMOND — Plastic pelicans will be racing to the finish line during Edmond Kiwanis Club’s Great Pelican Race from 9 to 11 a.m....

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Edmond's First Street closing for quiet zone work

EDMOND — Continued project work on quiet zone improvements will temporarily close the First Street railroad crossing beginning...

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Amazon set to expand with 1 million square foot facility, estimated to employ 1,000

Newly filed building permits show the developer tasked with building many of Amazon’s large warehouse and industrial centers is...

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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by 1,714 total cases to...

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Osage Nation to build new casinos in Bartlesville, Pawhuska

After years of waiting, the Osage Nation has finally received federal approval to put land into trust that will enable it to...

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Council approves police contract

The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday ratified a new one-year contract with the Fraternal Order of Police, despite objections of...

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Norman's 16th annual citywide garage sale set for Aug. 7-9

NORMAN — City garage sale permits will not be required during the 16th annual citywide garage sale event set for Aug. 7-9....

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Morning Music, Elm Tree Concert coming up at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — Kelsey Avants and Tim Gent will provide Morning Music on Saturday, and Wild Heart will perform during the Elm Tree...

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Deaths

CARNEGIE Vance, Mattie Colleen: 92, homemaker, died July 18. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church (Ray and Martha’s,...

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Oklahoma Employment Security Commission hires chief operating officer

OESC names chief operating officer The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission named Michelle Britten as its new chief...

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Oklahoma increases aid for meat processors through CARES Act

State leaders aim to fatten up the capabilities of Oklahoma meat processors with a $10 million grant program using CARES Act...

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Metro Tech classes to begin Aug. 10 for high school students; traditional and online classes planned

Metro Tech classes will begin Aug. 10 for students in 10th through 12th grade in Oklahoma City, Millwood and Crooked Oak Public...

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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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Public invited to provide input on proposed 36th Avenue NW reconstruction project

NORMAN — A virtual public meeting on a proposed reconstruction project on 36th Avenue NW from Tecumseh Road to Indian Hills...

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This could be the week we learn about a second coronavirus stimulus package

That relief package may or may not extend boosted unemployment and include a direct stimulus payment, but at this stage of the...

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DEQ decides not to move into SandRidge Tower

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality is no longer interested in moving into the SandRidge Tower in downtown...

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Trump seeks to bar illegal residents from reapportionment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign a memorandum Tuesday that seeks to bar people in the U.S....

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Oklahoma History Center to host Back to School Bash as virtual event; museums and educational organizations have until July 24 to register

The Oklahoma History Center will host its seventh annual Back to School Bash as a virtual event. The annual event will bring...

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Achievers

The Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City has named five recipients of the Carrie Jacobi Scholarship. The fund originated...

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Achievers

Several metro-area youth have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Scouts BSA...

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Achievers

The Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA) has named Robert Romines of Moore Public Schools as the 2020 OASA...

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The Latest: CDC: Antibody tests show virus rates 10x higher

CHICAGO — Reported coronavirus cases vastly underestimate the true number of infections, U.S. government data published Tuesday...

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Achievers

Mustang Middle School programming/robotics teacher Nate Ware was one of seven other STEM (science, technology, engineering,...

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Achievers

Luke Andrew Hamburger, 18, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank within the Boy Scouts of America program. He is...

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Walmart to close its stores on Thanksgiving Day

NEW YORK (AP) —Walmart Inc. said that it will be closing its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs on Thanksgiving Day this year,...

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Cherokee Nation chief says leaders still working toward agreement on jurisdiction

Leaders of the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw nations said Monday they need more time to discuss with their citizens how to...

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Norman parents push back against in-person instruction

NORMAN — More than 2,000 parents are asking Norman school district officials to delay the start of the 2020-21 school year,...

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Walmart customers react to mask-wearing requirement

Michael Martinez pushed a cart full of groceries toward his car in the Walmart parking lot off of Danforth Road in Edmond...

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Protesters arrested at DA's office

Seven protesters were arrested Monday on trespassing complaints after they refused to leave the lobby of the Oklahoma County...

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Worker in Edmond office of court clerk tests positive for COVID-19

EDMOND — The Edmond office of the Oklahoma County court clerk has closed until further notice after a worker tested positive...

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Oklahoma unemployment rates drops from 12.6% in May to 6.6% in June

The state unemployment rate declined nearly by half in June compared with May, according to seasonally adjusted figures from...

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Salvation Army hosts fundraiser for utility assistance

The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Tuesday will host its annual Home Energy Aid fundraiser as a partial drive-through event to...

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OU requires COVID-19 tests for campus residents

NORMAN — All students moving into campus housing at the University of Oklahoma must take a COVID-19 test before arrival. The...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma

The number of positive COVID-19 tests reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health increased by 168 cases to 25,433 on...

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Horn not ready to back extension of $600 unemployment payment

Rep. Kendra Horn expressed reservations on Monday about extending the $600-per-week federal unemployment benefit set to expire...

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McCall promises not to defund police at Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Speaker of the House Charles McCall Monday told local law enforcement members during a law enforcement appreciation luncheon...

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Group behind recall effort calls on Norman mayor to resign

NORMAN — Unite Norman, the group behind an effort to recall Mayor Breea Clark and four city council members for defunding...

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Employers not required to notify staff, patrons of positive COVID cases, but it is encouraged

When an employee tests positive for COVID-19, what are businesses required to report, if anything? As it turns out, the law...

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TODAY'S PRAYER

Merciful God, give us the ability to discern the truth so that our decisions can reflect Your wisdom. Amen.

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Deaths

DEL CITY Williams, James Elbert: 84, died July 18. Graveside services 10 a.m. Thursday, Arlington Memory Gardens, Midwest City...

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After 30 years, first love reappears in woman’s life

DEAR ABBY: I have come into contact with my first and forever love again after 30 years. We have had a few encounters...

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Oklahoma unemployment rate drops from 12.6% in May to 6.6% in June

The state unemployment rate declined nearly by half in June compared to May, according to seasonally adjusted figures from the...

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Walmart, Lowe's, Aldi, Target among retailers adding face masks requirements due to COVID-19. See the full list

The nation's largest retailers are now requiring what some states and cities won't: the use of face masks.

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Putnam City mandates masks for students, staff

Students in the Putnam City school district can choose traditional schooling or virtual education this school year, but all who...

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Health Department: Sunday, Monday COVID-19 case counts incorrect

The Oklahoma State Department of Health said Monday its number of new COVID-19 cases has been incorrect for the past two days.

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Confirmed total COVID-19 cases up to 25,433 in Oklahoma; deaths rise to 452

OSDH reported the case counts for Sunday and Monday were low due to technical data entry issues and do not reflect real-time data.

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Deaths

OKLAHOMA CITY Fitzgerald, Rita Louise: 80, died July 15. Graveside services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Temple B’nai Israel Cemetery...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, July 20, 2020

OKCFD COVID-19 alert eased The Oklahoma City Fire Department's pandemic alert is now at Level Yellow, down from Level Red and...

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St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral names new dean

St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, one of the more prominent houses of worship in Oklahoma City, has chosen a woman as its new...

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Judge rules for second defendant in alleged fraternity house assault

NORMAN — For the second time, a judge has cleared a defendant of liability in the alleged assault of a University of Oklahoma...

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What makes the coronavirus so political?

Imagine, if you will, Gov. Kevin Stitt catches a cold. He takes a few days off from his gubernatorial duties to rest and drink...

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Honest conversations with kids about COVID can help ease anxiety, medical professionals say

With in-person schooling likely on the horizon, it may be worthwhile for parents to have conversations with their children...

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Nature & You: When gathering wood for a campfire treat, what could go wrong?

Any time spent outdoors is time well-spent. A camping trip is a good excuse for campfire fun. Come to think of it, a backyard...

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Woman ashamed to admit she was victimized online

DEAR ABBY: After using online dating for almost a year, I have met someone, and it’s getting serious. Problem is, during some...

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Federal eviction moratorium ends July 25; funds available to help Oklahomans

Federal eviction restrictions will be lifted later this week for some properties with federally backed loans, and millions of...

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Pick 3, July 18: 7-0-4 Cash 5, July 18: 1-8-13-32-35 Lucky for Life, July 16: 05-07-20-43-48, Lucky Ball: 01 Mega Millions,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 209 new cases; no new deaths

The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Oklahoma increased by 209 cases to 25,265 on Sunday, while the number of deaths was...

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Details of OKC Council mask ordinance

OKC Council approves mask ordinance following over five hours of discussion. The emergency vote means it goes into effect...