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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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East Side, Capitol Hill scarce on applications for city small business assistance

The pandemic economic crash came quickly for Demetra Bailey’s catering business and event center. For the past 18 years Bailey...

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Successful Medicaid expansion campaign cost nearly $5.5 million

The campaign to expand Medicaid through a statewide ballot question spent nearly $5.5 million on the successful effort, dating...

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City assistance sends millions to small businesses hit hard by pandemic

In just three months after being launched, the first phase of allocations from Oklahoma City’s Small Business Continuity...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Oklahoma Corporation Commission to begin in-person hearings, on limited basis

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission will begin to allow in-person hearings next week — on a limited, case-by-case basis....

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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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Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at 74

ATLANTA (AP) — Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus, according to his Twitter...

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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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10 reasons Oklahomans aren't wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic

We asked readers if they wear a mask or not while out and about during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fact-check: Is the U.S. setting record job numbers?

This piece was originally published on PolitiFact.com on July 24, 2020. Donald Trump: “We’re setting record...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trump cancels Jacksonville portion of Republican convention planned for August due to COVID

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Thursday he is cancelling the Jacksonville portion of the Republican National...

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Congress defies Trump veto threat on Confederate base names

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday joined the House in defying a veto threat from President Donald Trump to approve...

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Ocasio-Cortez, Dems assail men's abusive treatment of women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an...

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Unemployment claims events scheduled in Ardmore

The state's unemployment agency has scheduled two claim processing events in Ardmore to help alleviate the backlog of issues in...

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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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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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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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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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Video: Trump, Barr to expand surge of federal agents into several US cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr are expected to announce Wednesday that federal...

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Tulsa officers' overtime costs $450,000 for work during Trump rally and protests

Tulsa Police officers were paid more than $450,000 in overtime and earned more than 2,000 hours in comp time for their work at...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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Ackerman McQueen CEO sued by ex-employee

A former employee at advertising agency Ackerman McQueen is accusing the CEO of hostile and abusive behavior toward her because...

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OKC police earned nearly $900,000 in overtime during George Floyd protests

Overtime paid to Oklahoma City law enforcement ballooned in late May and early June when thousands of people took to the...

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Oklahoma lawmakers mourn passing of Rep. John Lewis

Members of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation responded to the death of Georgia Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis....

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Health officials: Stitt only contagious for 48 hours before symptoms emerged

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt likely wasn’t contagious for more than 48 hours before he started experiencing symptoms of COVID-19,...

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Creek, Seminole Nations disavow agreement on jurisdiction

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation and Seminole Nation said Friday they were not party to an agreement in principle aimed at...

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OKC Council: Masks required for indoor public spaces

The Oklahoma City Council on Friday approved a mask ordinance to fight a COVID-19 surge. The council voted 6-3 for the...

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Oklahoma independent redistricting petition withdrawn

An initiative petition seeking to take redistricting power away from state lawmakers was withdrawn Tuesday. The petition,...

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Oklahoma City police response to mask policy

Oklahoma City police response to mask policy

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OKC mask ordinance hanging by a thread

Prospects for an Oklahoma City mask ordinance to turn back surging COVID-19 numbers were unclear after a four-hour city council...

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Members of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's security team in quarantine

Four members of Gov. Kevin Stitt's security team are quarantining after Oklahoma's chief executive contracted COVID-19. Three...

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Neese, Bice each spent nearly $1 million to make GOP runoff in 5th District

Terry Neese and state Sen. Stephanie Bice each spent nearly $1 million to earn a spot in the Republican runoff election for the...

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Oklahoma grants $13.9M to local businesses; see who benefitted

The Oklahoma Department of Commerce distributed $13.9 million in grants to 667 Oklahoma businesses last week as part of the...

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Watch: President Trump delivers remarks on rolling back regulations

Watch live as President Trump discusses rolling back U.S. regulations. The event is expected to start at 3 p.m.

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Environmental Quality department seeks grant applications to install more electric vehicle chargers

Oklahoma is using additional dollars from a legal settlement to boost two programs intended to help clear the state’s air....

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Underreporting could make current natural gas production limit symbolic

Opponents of a limit affecting natural gas production from Oklahoma’s most prolific wells called Wednesday for regulators to do...

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Pressure mounts for Stitt to impose statewide mask order in Oklahoma

As Oklahoma’s COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to climb, more Oklahomans are calling on Gov. Kevin Stitt to issue a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Vote set on OKC mask ordinance

The Oklahoma City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Friday to vote on a mask ordinance to fight COVID-19. The decision came as new...

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Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt tests positive for coronavirus

Gov. Kevin Stitt tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, becoming the first governor to have caught the highly contagious...

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Poll: Do you wear a face mask? Tell us

As cases of COVID-19 surge the state, we're asking Oklahomans if they're wearing face masks in public.

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Tulsa city councilors approve face mask ordinance

Tulsa city councilors voted 7-2 on Wednesday night to approve a face covering ordinance.

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Another shortage! Beer, soda makers struggle with aluminum can supply, make plans to limit niche drinks

With beer and soda consumption shifting from restaurants to homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, beverage companies and can...

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Obama, Biden, Gates Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam

Con artists on Wednesday apparently hacked into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians and major companies in...

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Walmart to require customers to wear masks at all its stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam's Club stores, making it...

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Norman Mayor Breea Clark has been selected as one of 40 mayors who will participate in the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership...

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Legislative leaders file new lawsuit against Gov. Kevin Stitt

Leaders of the Oklahoma Legislature filed a new lawsuit against Gov. Kevin Stitt Tuesday, again accusing him of exceeding his...

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Elliot Chambers appointed to head Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office

The Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office voted Tuesday to appoint former White Star Chief Executive Officer Elliot...

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Can shopping malls survive the coronavirus pandemic and a new slate of permanent store closings?

Just when many shopping malls had finally figured out how to adapt to the era of digital retail, the coronavirus pandemic...

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Watch: Trump to discuss China and Hong Kong relations

Watch live as President Trump hosts a press conference at the White House, where he is expected to discuss US relations with...

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Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign students

BOSTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools...

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Four ex-CDC directors decry Trump administration effort to 'cast public doubt' on reopening guidelines

Four former directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sharply criticized the Trump administrationon Tuesday...

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State receives $51.4 million to help transit agencies cope with COVID-19

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has been awarded a $51.4 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to...

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State officials moving quickly to clarify criminal, civil rules on Creek reservation

Oklahoma leaders have been moving quickly to help police and prosecutors understand the new rules for law enforcement on land...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: COVID-19 summit to be virtual

The city council and public health board backtracked Monday on holding a COVID-19 summit in person, announcing instead that...

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Professor: U.S. Supreme Court's ruling affects the water future that is vital to Oklahoma City

While focused on criminal law the decision's reach extends to other areas, a water law expert says.

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Coronavirus surging among young Oklahomans

Shawn Conover believes he was among the first Oklahomans to catch COVID-19. In mid-to-late March, Conover, 30, experienced...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, July 13, 2020

OKC water future muddy Eastern Oklahoma's water resources are vital to Oklahoma City's prospects for growth and prosperity....

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State Fair, charter school, ice cream company among Oklahoma loan recipients

From Dippin’ Dots and prestigious law firms to the State Fair of Oklahoma, thousands of Oklahoma businesses and nonprofit...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 456 new cases; 1 new death

A total of 456 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the previous 24 hours, sending the cumulative total beyond 20,000 total...

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Tyson poultry plant didn't cause McCurtain County outbreak, health department says

The outbreak of COVID-19 that has driven cases in McCurtain County from 200 to 606 in three weeks includes a Tyson Foods...

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Is Oklahoma City under-policed?

Is Oklahoma City underpoliced? By some measures, the answer is yes, despite critics’ calls for the city council to defund...

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Emails show police on high alert before Oklahoma City's May protests

It was after 11 p.m. Friday, May 29, when Oklahoma City Police Chief Wade Gourley emailed his staff, preparing them for a...

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Oklahoma's unemployment insurance compensation program in good shape, so far

The fund that supports Oklahoma’s unemployment insurance compensation program remains in good financial shape — for now. On...

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Stitt recommends energy firm CEO to head Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office

The CEO of an oil and gas company that allegedly shorted the Oklahoma Commissioners of the Land Office on royalty payments is...

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Judgment overturned for second convicted killer in wake of Creek reservation case

An Oklahoma prison inmate convicted of first-degree murder and another who pleaded guilty to manslaughter have had their...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City sales tax surprises

Reopening in Oklahoma City appears to have gone better than some expected. COVID-19 emergency orders first took effect in...

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Group files petitions to recall Norman mayor, council members

NORMAN — Unite Norman, the group that's trying remove Norman Mayor Breea Clark and four city council members filed recall...

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US Supreme Court rules against Oklahoma in Creek Nation case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s reservation was not officially terminated at Oklahoma...

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Recall petititions circulating against leaders of two Oklahoma tribes

Members of the Comanche Nation and Kiowa Tribe have launched recall petitions against tribal leaders amid growing controversies...

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OU, OSU respond to ICE proposal to bar some international students

The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University are reviewing proposed federal guidance that would require...

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OKC Catholic archbishop issues mask mandate

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley said Thursday masks or face coverings are required to be worn by individuals attending all public...

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Tribes, lawmakers, oil industry respond to Creek Nation ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court decision that the Muscogee (Creek ) Nation reservation was never terminated will have far-reaching...

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State officials unveil color-coded COVID alert system

Gov. Kevin Stitt and the state's top health official on Thursday unveiled a color-coded alert system designed to give a...

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Watch: Stitt, health officials provide COVID-19 update

Watch live as Gov. Stitt and health officials discuss Oklahoma's COVID-19 response. The event starts at 4:45 p.m.

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Facing litigation, state temporarily halts enforcement of some marijuana business rules

Pending litigation, the Oklahoma attorney general’s office temporarily has agreed the state will not enforce some medical...

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Proposed fee change could alter your phone bill

Ever looked at the fine print of the bill you pay for mobile or home phone services? Depending on your provider, you might see...

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SNAP benefits heading to thousands of Oklahoma families

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services and the State Department of Education have established a new program to provide extra...

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Oklahoma County spent small fraction of CARES Act dollars, officials working on new plans

Oklahoma County has only spent a small fraction of its CARES Act dollars since receiving them in April as officials try to...

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#ThrowbackThursday: Political activism 50 years ago

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

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Mustang High School graduate Claire Jones, of Yukon, is the 2020 winner of the $500 Robert “Bob” Burton scholarship presented...

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Millions raised to bail out Black Lives Matter protesters

Black Lives Matter Oklahoma City has posted $2.1 million in cash bonds to get eight protesters out of jail while their criminal...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC resource center to help with bills, rent, food

Residents behind on bills and rent will be able to seek assistance by early next week from a $12.5 million fund authorized by...

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Integris seeks additional bed capacity as Oklahoma shatters record for COVID cases

As Oklahoma reported its largest single-day increase of new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, a metro hospital announced it is reopening...

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Excavations to resume for 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre graves

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa will resume test excavations of potential unmarked graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre after the...

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OESC: Remaining OKC claims events already at capacity

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission has handed out all front-of-line passes for its July 7, 8 and 9 events. The events...

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The U.S. government is 'looking at' banning TikTok due to national security concerns

The government is considering banning TikTok in the U.S. due to concerns surrounding Chinese surveillance, Secretary of State...

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Kanye West's Yeezy company said to get at least $2 million in government's coronavirus aid

Kanye West's Yeezy brand borrowed at least $2 million from the government to stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic,...

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Watch: President Trump, first lady discuss safely reopening US schools

Watch live as President Trump and first lady Melania attend an event on safely reopening the nation's schools.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: New York adds Oklahomans to quarantine list

Oklahomans traveling to New York now will have to quarantine for 14 days under a new order issued by New York Gov. Andrew M....

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Hospitalizations, active cases of COVID-19 continue surge

Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 jumped to 426 on Monday in Oklahoma, as the metric most watched by Gov. Kevin Stitt and...

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AG criticizes death row inmate's advocates

Attorney General Mike Hunter on Monday complained advocates for convicted murderer Julius Jones have manipulated the facts of...

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Hern, Mullin companies among loan program recipients

Two Oklahoma members of Congress were among those whose businesses received aid under the federal loan-to-grant program created...

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Lankford explains abandoned Juneteenth amendment

Responding to an onslaught of criticism, Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford said he had proposed to replace Columbus Day with...

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Edmond officials say they have no plan to shut down local businesses

The City of Edmond has responded to rumors of a citywide shutdown of local businesses prior to Monday's City Council special...

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Black Women Voices to host second panel on health care

The group Black Women Voices will hold its second virtual panel at 6 p.m. Wednesday to examine health care in the Black...

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For those stuck in unemployment limbo, OESC continues in-person events

More than a thousand Oklahomans got the help they needed last week to resolve unemployment claims, and the state agency tasked...

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Jimmy John's fires all employees involved in 'dough noose' video

Jimmy John's fired all employees involved in a now viral video showing employees playing with a noose made out of dough, the...

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Watch: AG Mike Hunter to discuss Julius Jones case

Watch live as Attorney General Mike Hunter discusses the case of Julius Jones, an Oklahoma death row inmate who has maintained...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, July 6, 2020

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

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Confirmed total COVID-19 cases up to 15,928 in Oklahoma; deaths remain at 398

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Sunday there have been 15,928 total coronavirus cases in Oklahoma.

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‘Abolitionist’ candidates largely unsuccessful in legislative races

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

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

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

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With Medicaid expansion approved, what happens next?

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

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

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

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Governor signs gaming compacts with two more tribes

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Thursday that he signed new gaming compacts with the Kialegee Tribal Town and Keetoowah...

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Inhofe 'still up in the air' about whether Russia paid bounties, Horn calls for hearings

Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe said Thursday that he is “still up in the air” on whether Russia put bounties on the heads of U.S....

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Schools receive $16 million in COVID-19 relief grants

State officials doled out $16 million in grants for coronavirus relief to school districts this week. The Oklahoma State...

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MAPS 4 board goes to work

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

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US adds 4.8 million jobs as unemployment falls to 11.1%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the...

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Lankford proposes to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth

Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford is cosponsoring an amendment that would replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth, though the sponsors...

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Governor's attorney: Oklahoma Supreme Court lacks authority to invalidate gaming compacts

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has no authority to void state gaming compacts that were approved under federal law, an attorney for...

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Oklahomans wait in line for unemployment claim help

MIDWEST CITY — One hour. That’s how long Korey Clark, 31, stood in line before noon Wednesday at the Reed Conference Center as...

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Oklahoma County commissioners discuss possible Black Lives Matter mural

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

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OKC reinstating some restrictions in response to spike

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

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Oklahoma legislators warn of 'spread of anarchy' due to lacking support for law enforcement

Amid widespread calls for police reform, 12 Oklahoma legislators offered their support for law enforcement Wednesday, warning...

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Progressive candidate unseats Democratic incumbent for OKC House seat

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

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Horn launches first ad; Broyles seeks debates

Rep. Kendra Horn launched her first campaign ad on Wednesday, a day after easily winning the Democratic nomination in the 5th...

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Oklahoma voters approve Medicaid expansion at the ballot box

Oklahoma is poised to become the 37th state to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income residents after voters narrowly...

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Senate District 15 primary: Scott will face Standridge in general election

NORMAN — Absentee and early voters helped propel Norman City Council member Alex Scott to an easy win over Matt Hecox in the...

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Fraudulent unemployment claims battle continues

Authorities continue battling fraudulent unemployment insurance claims filed against state programs across the nation. The...

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

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

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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance requests represent large part of pending claims

Tempers among people seeking pandemic unemployment assistance at times have been running as hot as Oklahoma’s summer sun....

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City of Norman accepting applications for 2020-21 Norman Youth Council Class

NORMAN — The city of Norman is seeking high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who are active in their school and community...

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Voters say Black Lives Matter, healthcare are important

People began lining up to vote at Wildewood Baptist Church before the doors opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. The line wrapped...

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Inhofe echoes White House message on Russian bounties

Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe took the side of President Donald Trump on Tuesday and said he was convinced the president had not...

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High court ruling protects Oklahoma scholarship program aiding religious schools

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in a Montana case on Tuesday effectively protected a scholarship program in Oklahoma that...

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Oklahoma City lays off eight employees

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

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Gov. Kevin Stitt urges Oklahomans to wear masks in public

Gov. Kevin Stitt's mask matched his message Tuesday. For the first time, Stitt publicly encouraged Oklahomans to wear a face...

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

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

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Oklahoma legislator catches COVID, halts campaigning amid primary challenge

Update: This story has been updated to reflect Rep. Cynthia Roe won her reelection bid. A state representative facing a...

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Newcomer Jose Cruz cruises to victory in House District 89

Political newcomer Jose Cruz easily won his election bid for House District 89 tonight, defeating two challengers. Cruz faced...

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Hiett bests challenger in Corporation Commission primary

Incumbent Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Todd Hiett on Tuesday cleared a primary challenge to set him up to face a...

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Ajay Pittman narrowly wins reelection in House District 99

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

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Neese, Bice head to Republican runoff; Broyles to face Inhofe

State Sen. Stephanie Bice and longtime Oklahoma City businesswoman Terry Neese headed for a runoff Tuesday in the race for the...

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US Rep Horn easily captures Democratic nod in 5th District

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

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Gov. Stitt addresses coronavirus in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt held a press conference this afternoon to discuss the state's response to the surging numbers of...

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Black Lives Matter OKC leader criticizes DA for protest charges

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

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

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

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Oklahomans urged to wear a mask to vote Tuesday

Oklahoma election officials strongly recommend voters wear a face mask when they head to the polls Tuesday. Election workers,...

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Two new gaming compacts take effect, but for how long?

Gov. Kevin Stitt's new gaming compacts with the Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe officially took effect Monday, but...

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OSBI takes over Norman sexual assault investigation

NORMAN —The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, at the request of the Norman Police Department, is taking over the...

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Dozens of new Oklahoma laws to take effect July 1

Roughly two dozen new state laws will take effect in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Here’s a look at some of the new laws....

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Record number of mail-in votes for Tuesday primary

A repurposed trash can, locked down tight by opposing party members, carried the first votes of the upcoming primary election...

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Two Stitt Cabinet secretaries leading pandemic response resign

Two members of Gov. Kevin Stitt's Cabinet who have played a key role in the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic announced...

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Oklahoma lawmakers seek information about reported Russian bounties on US troops

Oklahoma lawmakers on Monday expressed deep concern about reports that Russia placed bounties on U.S. service members and...

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Former state health commissioner Gary Cox returning to OU

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

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What to know before getting a Real ID

Where can I get a Real ID? The Department of Public Safety will begin issuing Real IDs on Monday at the agency's Oklahoma City...

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Not just Confederate statues: Indigenous activists want conquistadors, missionaries removed

As Confederate statues and symbols are removednationwide, activists are calling for monuments to those who contributed to the...

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Dark money groups spend thousands ahead of June 30

The local arm of a national “dark money” group is linking state lawmakers to movie producer and convicted rapist Harvey...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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Oklahoma County commissioner raises more than $120,000 in less than four months

In the months a criminal investigation was hanging over his head, Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan put off raising...

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Ads in Oklahoma City congressional district feature more rural than urban scenes

They are running to represent the nation’s 25th largest city, but three of the Republicans vying in the 5th Congressional...

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June 30 primary election: What's on the ballot

This listing includes races and issues that will be on the ballots in central Oklahoma. However, this does not include...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma update: 302 new cases; one new death

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 302 new cases of COVID-19 in the state on Sunday, bringing the total since the...

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Trump slammed for sharing video where supporter yells 'white power' at protesters

President Donald Trump came under fire Sunday after sharing a video in which a supporter twice shouts "white power."

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Amid pandemic, Oklahomans to vote on Medicaid expansion

Amid a public health emergency unlike anything in recent history, Oklahomans will decide whether to expand Medicaid to cover...

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Bice defends herself against Fiorina ad

State Sen. Stephanie Bice defended herself on Saturday against a new attack by a Washington-based group, this one casting doubt...

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Meacham: Research shows diverse boardrooms are more profitable

Companies that are more diverse produce better financial results — much better, according to the most recent report in the...

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Oklahoma County voters to narrow candidates in two key races June 30

Oklahoma County voters will narrow down candidates in two key races Tuesday during the primary election. Five men filed for...

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Segregated at birth: Oklahoma was raised on racism

While Oklahoma combats death and economic destruction brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, it also wrestles with an old...

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Oklahoma to begin issuing Real IDs Monday

Oklahoma will begin issuing Real ID driver’s licenses Monday, making it one of the last states to seek compliance with federal...

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House District 96: Four Republicans to face off in primary

Four candidates are seeking the GOP nomination in House District 96 on Tuesday. The candidates are angling to succeed Rep....

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Oklahoma members split on police reform, D.C. statehood bills

U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn joined other Democrats in approving legislation this week to ban chokeholds and no-knock warrants by...

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Medicaid expansion advocates accuse Stitt of political ploy

Supporters of State Question 802 accused Gov. Kevin Stitt of playing politics on Thursday when he and other state officials...

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Oklahoma's system continues to deal with a high number of unemployment claims, latest data shows

Oklahoma continues to carry a high number of people that are receiving compensation on unemployment insurance as the clock...

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Stitt dismisses idea of closing down economy as cases continue to surge

Despite a relentless surge in COVID-19 cases and rising hospitalizations, Gov. Kevin Stitt on Thursday dismissed the...

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Oklahoma lawmaker wants to preserve downed statues in state

Sen. Casey Murdock is offering a home in his northwest Oklahoma district for displaced statues. Murdock, a Republican who...

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House Democrats pass sweeping police overhaul, Senate stalls

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved a far-reaching police overhaul Thursday, a vote heavy with emotion and symbolism as...

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Think that extra $600 in unemployment benefits will last until the end of July? Think again.

Many out-of-work Americans counting on receiving an extra $600 a week through the end of July may be surprised to discover that...

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Watch: Gov. Stitt, state auditor discuss results of Medicaid enrollment audit

Watch live as Gov. Kevin Stitt and State Auditor & Inspector Cindy Byrd discuss the results of a Medicaid enrollment audit the...

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Bice continues air wars with conservative group

State Sen. Stephanie Bice and a conservative group opposing her bid for Congress have launched new ads attacking each other...

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Early in-person voting to occur Thursday through Saturday

Early voting for Oklahoma's primary election begins Thursday. Registered voters who want to vote early may do so at their...

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State denies request to limit oil production

The three-member Oklahoma Corporation Commission on Wednesday denied a request to limit the amount of oil that can be produced...

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In Oklahoma City, new street murals support Black Lives Matter

With several new paintings finished this week, Oklahoma City has joined the national trend of street murals honoring minority...

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'Very frustrating': Oklahomans tired of waiting for unemployment money

The small crowd gathered outside the Workforce Oklahoma Career Connection Center on Wednesday applauded as an employee led a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Cases surge; hospitalizations on the rise

Oklahoma's spike of COVID-19 cases continued Wednesday as the state reported a record increase of 482 new coronavirus cases...

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South Dakota governor on taking down Mount Rushmore: ‘Not on my watch’

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, has a simple response to those that question whether it will be taken down: “Not...

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First lady scolds Food Network host for 'insensitive' tweet about son Barron

First lady Melania Trump, miffed that a Food Network host questioned her son Barron’s parentage on Father’s Day, issued a...

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Appeals court orders dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald...

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20 must-see photos from Tulsa this past weekend

All eyes were on Tulsa this past weekend as President Donald Trump held his first political rally since COVID-19 disrupted...

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Oklahoma cannabis businesses sue over residency, location requirements

Several medical marijuana businesses in Oklahoma are asking a judge to block the state from enforcing laws they say could...

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State Supreme Court tosses permitless carry repeal, greenlights recreational pot petition

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked an initiative petition seeking to repeal the state's permitless carry law....

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Louisville cop Brett Hankison fired for his role in Breonna Taylor fatal shooting

Officer Brett Hankison has been terminated, effective Tuesday, for his role in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, Louisville...

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Recap: Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt holds press conference

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt held a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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Bice says ad linking her to Harvey Weinstein an insult to Oklahoma women

State Sen. Stephanie Bice, a Republican candidate for Congress, said Monday she was offended by an attack ad from a national...

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Norman councilwoman defends Tulsa arrest

NORMAN — A councilwoman and candidate for state Senate arrested over the weekend in Tulsa on a complaint of obstructing police...

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Tuesday is deadline to request absentee ballot

Oklahoma voters have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to request an absentee ballot for the June 30 primary election. Any registered...

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United Keetoowah Band wins high court victory

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a ruling allowing the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians to establish tribal...

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Gov. Kevin Stitt declined Monday to comment on the lower than expected turnout at the rally in Tulsa for President Donald Trump...

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Love's donates $450,000 to fight racial inequality

Love’s Travel Stops will donate $150,000 to an organization for each of the next three years to help in the fight against...

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OK Health Department urging testing for rally-goers

The Oklahoma State Department of Health is urging Oklahomans to be tested for COVID-19 if they have recently attended...

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BOK Center addresses social media rumors tying staff to Trump rally turnout

Management at the event venue on Monday flat-out denied social media rumors circulating that suggested their employees had kept...

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Trump administration extends visa ban to non-immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is extending a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of...

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'Nonsense': Election experts reject Trump's claim that foreign countries could counterfeit millions of mail-in ballots

Voting experts and election officials swiftly disputed the claim, characterizing the warning as a bogus conspiracy and pointing...

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Bye $600 jobless benefit, eviction reprieve, cash for small firms. COVID-19 relief ending.

The extraordinary safety net that has buoyed financially stressed Americans during the coronavirus pandemic is starting to fray.

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Noose found in garage stall of Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway

A noose was found in the garage stall of Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. and the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports team Sunday at...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, June 22, 2020

OKCFD at 'Level Red' The Oklahoma City Fire Department has instituted "Level Red" measures as pressure on manpower escalates...

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Key takeaways from Trump's Tulsa rally

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump held his first campaign rally since March in Tulsa on Saturday after days of speculation...

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Norman councilwoman arrested in Tulsa on Saturday night

Norman City Councilwoman Alex Scott, a candidate for state Senate, was arrested Saturday night in Tulsa, jail records show. The...

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Trump slammed for using offensive, 'racist' remarks at Tulsa rally

President Donald Trump drew fire from critics Saturday for sprinkling racially divisive stereotypes throughout his remarks at a...

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Protester arrested hours before Trump rally

About six hours before President Donald Trump's much-anticipated rally in downtown Tulsa, more supporters trickled into line...

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Young supporter: 'I almost skipped graduation to come to this'

TULSA — For President Donald Trump’s young supporters, not many events were cooler than Saturday’s rally in Tulsa. Not even...

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Tulsa Black Lives Matter gathering focuses on unity away

TULSA — Members of a local group of activists were joined by allies from around the country for a justice rally Saturday in the...

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President Donald Trump takes aim at Joe Biden, 'unhinged left' at Tulsa rally

TULSA — President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the “radical left” would take over the country if Democrat Joe Biden wins...

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Vice President Mike Pence: Tulsa can provide backdrop for healing nation

TULSA — Vice President Mike Pence met with Black faith leaders here Saturday about race and the needs of their communities and...

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Greenwood District feels far removed from Trump rally

TULSA — Regina Woods spent her Saturday pointing out historic landmarks in Tulsa’s Black Wall Street and selling Black Lives...

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Armed protesters peacefully march on Oklahoma Governor's Mansion

Between 150 and 200 protesters peacefully marched from the Ralph Ellison Library to the Governor's Mansion on Saturday to...

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Trump faithful gather close outside the rally

TULSA — Fire and brimstone preachers, flags featuring the president holding large machine guns and a woman holding a 9-foot boa...

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Law enforcement in Tulsa used pepper balls to disperse a crowd after President Trump's rally in Tulsa

Law enforcement used pepper balls to disperse a crowd of protesters Saturday night in Tulsa.

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Trump campaign: Protests, 'relentless' media attempted to frighten off supporters

President Donald Trump's campaign canceled its planned outdoor speeches before his rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma....

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OAN reporter Chanel Rion showed up to Trump rally in OSU shirt

Just days after OSU football coach Mike Gundy called the OAN Network disgusting, one of their reporters showed up in Tulsa in...

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Protester with ticket to Trump rally arrested inside 'secure zone'

Sheila Buck, a protester with a ticket to Saturday's rally in Tulsa, was arrested for not complying with officers inside a...

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Six Trump staffers in Tulsa test positive for COVID-19

President Donald Trump's campaign spokesman said six staffers that tested positive for COVID-19 will not attend Saturday's rally.

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5th District GOP hopefuls say more money needed for police

Three Republicans running for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Kendra Horn said Thursday that police need more...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC testing, tracing plan advances

Oklahoma City is about to embark on an aggressive coronavirus testing and tracing program devised to keep COVID-19 in check...

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Trump heads to Tulsa for campaign rally amid pandemic, racial reckoning

President Donald Trump is heading to Tulsa on Saturday to relaunch his reelection campaign amid a pandemic and a national...

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Rental assistance, small business relief programs announced

Two new grant programs will provide millions for both rental assistance and relief for small businesses across Oklahoma using...

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Bank of America committing $1 billion to drive inclusive opportunities

This week, Bank of America announced it will commit $1 billion to help drive economic opportunity, health care initiatives and...

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Stitt says state is ready for pivotal campaign rally in Tulsa

WASHINGTON — Gov. Kevin Stitt told President Donald Trump on Thursday that his state is ready to host a pivotal campaign rally...

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Trump campaign bringing in musical acts, camera crews for Tulsa rally

President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is going all-in on its preparation for the campaign rally in Tulsa on Saturday,...

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New COVID-19 cases blow past previous record, hospitalizations rise

Oklahoma cases of COVID-19 rose by 450 on Thursday, blowing past the record 259 daily cases reported on Wednesday, as the surge...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court to rule on Trump rally lawsuit

The Oklahoma Supreme Court is expected to rule Friday whether those who attend a campaign rally for President Trump on Saturday...

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No small affair: Tulsa's Juneteenth celebration has attracted eyes of the nation

TULSA — What initially was planned as a relatively small Juneteenth celebration has evolved into the exact opposite here in the...

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Greenwood takes center stage in Tulsa

Businesses on Greenwood Avenue were bustling Thursday and leaders of the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce said they would like to...

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Ahead of June 30 and amid COVID-19, candidates must campaign creatively

Patty Cohenour was frustrated when she opened her front door and saw Jessica Garvin, a candidate for the Oklahoma Senate....

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Black gun owners plan pro-Second Amendment walk

They will be arriving in peace, and hoping to carry a message. Omar Chatman, 41, is one of the organizers for 1,000 brothers...

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Beneficiarios de DACA celebran la decisión de la Corte Suprema, dicen que todavía hay trabajo

Cuando Angelica Villalobos se despertó y miró a las noticias el jueves, ella saltó de la cama y corrió al cuarto de sus niños....

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Watch: Gov. Stitt hosts second roundtable on race

Watch live as Gov. Kevin Stitt and community leaders discuss race, recent protests against police brutality in America and more...

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What we learned from John Bolton’s book on the Trump administration

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John Bolton, writes in a forthcoming memoir that his former boss...

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'It’s going to be safe': Stitt says state is ready for pivotal Tulsa campaign rally

"We're so excited to have you," Stitt told the president during a White House event focused on reopening the economy....

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How 'Watchmen' reminds us of the Tulsa Race Massacre before Trump's Oklahoma rally

The ambitious miniseries, an adaptation of a revered 1980s comic-book series that explores racism and the criminal justice...

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Trump Tulsa rally: Lankford says people with health issues shouldn't attend

Sen. James Lankford offered some advice for people attending President Donald Trump's upcoming rally in Tulsa: "if you have...

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Video: Political parody group Founders Sing releases 'Stay Home Oklahoma' clip ahead of President Trump's Tulsa rally

The video features the singing likenesses of famous Oklahoma natives Brad Pitt (actor and filmmaker), Garth Brooks (country...

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Watch: Stitt joins Trump at White House for roundtable discussion

Governor Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma business owners will join President Donald Trump at the White House this afternoon for a...