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Afghan candidate halts another attempt at ballot recount

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The Latest: Fires blaze as Hong Kong protesters face police

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Fired Ukraine ambassador calls out 'crisis' in US diplomacy

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Forum to discuss downtown development, MAPS 4 projects

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Oklahoma bike riders hope new laws effective Nov. 1 make streets safer

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Opponents of redistricting petition file legal challenges

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Proposed improvements to The Peake would bring OKC closer to other NBA arenas

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MAPS 4 proposal for Chesapeake would prolong life of arena, backers say

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The Latest: United Farm Workers backs Harris for nomination

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Hip waders on: Venice braces for another exceptional tide

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Former Sri Lankan defense chief wins presidential vote

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Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana

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Iran supreme leader warns 'thugs' amid gas price protests

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Yemen government delays return, officials blame separatists

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Belarus leader dismisses democracy even as vote takes place

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Hong Kong officer hit by arrow; police fire water cannons

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'Here to stay': Oklahoma students walk out for DACA

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Maps 4: A breakdown of the 1-cent sales tax designed to invest in city services and infrastructure

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Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books

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Chicago teachers approve contract deal that ended strike

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Company seeks contract exit after prairie chicken's de-listing in case before Oklahoma's Supreme Court

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Accused gun rights activist released from Oklahoma County jail

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Gov. Stitt press conference on gaming compact negotiations

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Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association response to...

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Nov 8, 2019 -- Students walk out in support of DACA

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Nov 6, 2019 -- Oklahomans will need a REAL ID to fly next fall

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Nov 6, 2019 -- Mullin holds contentious public meeting on...

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Oklahoma judge issues final order in opioid case

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NRA tax filing: Embattled CEO earned about $2 mil last year

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Watch live: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing for President Trump

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Utilities present 'Smart Grid' efforts at informational meeting before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission

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Governor voices frustration, suggests tribal gaming fees as high as 25%

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MAPS 4 would dedicate millions for youth and senior facilities

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Norman, Cleveland County voters approve sales tax measures

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Q&A: Holt, others host Civic Saturday

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Lanes approaching the airport will be further narrowed for road construction Thursday

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Diplomats accuse Trump as impeachment hits Americans' TVs

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Christopher Barnett bound over for trial in TU threats case; prosecutors file additional charges

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Corrections officials plan to ask lawmakers to fix pay raise issue

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Sources: Deval Patrick tells allies he plans 2020 presidential bid

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Fed's Powell sees steady growth, signals pause in rate cuts

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Police dog killed during pursuit in Indianapolis-area woods

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Gun rights activist arrested

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Criminal justice reform supporters file sentencing reform ballot initiative

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Rotary hears MAPS 4 transit proposals

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Oklahoma has few online privacy laws, group says

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Active shooter drills are traumatizing students, experts say

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Corporation Commission strengthens injection restrictions as purge continues

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'We don't have a lot of time': Oklahoma County, jail trust officials begin speeding up transition process

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Officer accused of killing Oklahoma police chief in Florida

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What's coming in impeachment: The inquiry goes public

5 days ago

Trump highway proposal sparks debate

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Norman's public transit system has $2.2 million budget hole. Voters can decide to fill it with a sales tax Tuesday

6 days ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

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More than 450 Oklahoma inmates released from prison

12 days ago

Oklahoma abortion clinic takes on 'physicians only' laws

8 days ago

Stitt considers Medicaid block grant for Oklahoma

7 days ago

Historic week for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma

7 days ago

Is MAPS 4 the next piece for the downtown OKC puzzle?

7 days ago

'Here to stay': Oklahoma students walk out for DACA

8 days ago

Oklahoma County Sheriff announces reelection campaign

8 days ago

Lankford helps form task force aimed at fighting anti-Semitism

8 days ago

Tribes say no to arbitration on gaming compact renewal

8 days ago

Lawmakers to host and attend Veterans Day observances

9 days ago

OKC billboard nixed as playground mystery remains

9 days ago

OK insurance commissioner won't enforce pharmacy choice law pending litigation

9 days ago

Governor signs pardon for woman who left lasting impression about criminal justice reform

9 days ago

Tondalao Hall to have sentence commuted on Friday

9 days ago

Oklahoma lawmaker ditches bid to name stretch of Route 66 after Trump

9 days ago

DA heads to appeals court over issue with Oklahoma County judge

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State spending on Oklahoma's new IDs could top $21M

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U.S. Senate unanimously votes to make animal cruelty a federal felony

10 days ago

Nonprofit groups work to connect commutation recipients with resources

11 days ago

Mullin holds contentious public meeting on impeachment inquiry

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Supreme Court hears alcohol distribution argument

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Redistricting group to hold Thursday town hall in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma lawmakers file bill to create Donald Trump highway

10 days ago

Local businessman, veteran announced campaign for Oklahoma County District 2 commissioner

11 days ago

Some Oklahoma state parks to charge entry fees starting in 2020

12 days ago

Environmentalists describe proposed coal ash rule changes as 'dangerous'

12 days ago

Hundreds of inmates released from Oklahoma prisons in largest commutation in U.S. history

12 days ago

Chief says permitless carry law creates policing concerns

12 days ago

Committee created to help Oklahoma County jail management transition

12 days ago

Oklahoma Supreme Court blocks 2015 abortion law

12 days ago

Pardon and Parole Board recommends commutation for over 500 inmates

15 days ago

Longtime Oklahoma City TV reporter announces run for US Senate

12 days ago

Evangelist selling 'Pray for 45' T-shirts during Trump impeachment inquiry

12 days ago

US tells UN it is bidding adieu to Paris climate deal

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Republicans intensify attacks on Horn after inquiry vote

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Unaccountable: Oklahoma legislators pursue midwife regulations

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

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Iran student leader says he regrets 1979 US Embassy attack

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North Carolina redistricting cases could offer map to others

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Legislators won't say who applied to lead transparency office

14 days ago

Au revoir to daylight saving time, but not a goodbye

14 days ago

US judge blocks Trump's health insurance rule for immigrants

14 days ago

Airbnb bans 'party houses' after California shooting kills 5

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Permitless carry supporters celebrate new law

15 days ago

Streetcars could be available for parties

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More than 450 Oklahoma inmates expected to be released from prisons Monday in historic commutation

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U.S. Senate OKs bills with Oklahoma projects

16 days ago

Impeachment investigators ask Rick Perry to testify

15 days ago

Yes, the research confirms: Managers shouldn't sleep with subordinates

15 days ago

Beto O'Rourke announces he's dropping 2020 presidential bid

15 days ago

Former Oklahoma congressman resigns from NRA's board

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Mullin confronts Horn on social media over impeachment inquiry

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Permitless carry foes appeal to Oklahoma Supreme Court

16 days ago

Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board to vote on hundreds of cases in what could be largest commutation in U.S. history

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Gun advocates rally as new permitless carry law takes effect

15 days ago

Divided House approves rules for Trump impeachment inquiry as Democrats prevail in 1st formal impeachment vote

16 days ago

Horn backs resolution on impeachment inquiry, while Cole expresses opposition

17 days ago

Community leaders discuss criminal justice reform efforts

17 days ago

Permitless carry to take effect Friday, judge rules

17 days ago

"Poor boy from Oklahoma" addresses U.S. Senate committee about judgeship

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Judge says he miscalculated award by $107M in Oklahoma opioid case

1 month ago

Twitter bans all political advertisements

17 days ago

324 new laws take effect Friday. Here are 23 interesting ones

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Oklahoma County judge accepted $225 from corporate donors

18 days ago

Stitt taps energy companies, pharmacists for money in latest quarter

18 days ago

Text of resolution on impeachment is released

18 days ago

High court won't reconsider MAPS 4 decision

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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter discusses gaming compacts with tribal leaders

19 days ago

Governor and legislative leaders tell judge Johnson & Johnson's opioid abatement payments should not be limited to one year

19 days ago

Group files petition for nonpartisan redistricting in Oklahoma

19 days ago

Unaccountable: Oklahoma mother discovers her son's death might have been preventable, two years later

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

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State retirees demand COLA as legislators set to receive pay raises

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Trump draws boos when introduced to crowd at World Series

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Trump says US forces cornered IS leader in dead-end tunnel

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John Conyers, longest serving black congressman, dies at 90

20 days ago

Utilities working to comply with new compensation requirements they must follow to buy surplus power from solar, wind system owners

21 days ago

MAPS 4 supporters use proven strategies and new ones to promote sales tax extension

21 days ago

Pre-registration law changes for teenagers

21 days ago

Permitless carry law to take effect next week

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Oklahoma census to take place without state funding

21 days ago

Unaccountable: Three more Oklahoma midwives admit to administering drugs

21 days ago

Cursing could soon lead to a $200 fine in Massachusetts

21 days ago

Service activity slows in 10th District

22 days ago

Sanders, Biden confront age concerns

22 days ago

Judge hands Democrats a victory in impeachment inquiry

22 days ago

In Tennessee, inmates opt for electric chair over injection

22 days ago

Medicaid expansion campaign turns in 313,000 signatures, breaks record

23 days ago

Unaccountable: Oklahoma midwives oversaw at least seven out-of-hospital deaths last year but faced no repercussions

23 days ago

Oklahoma judge temporarily blocks abortion 'reversal' law

23 days ago

Former Sallisaw city manager under investigation by OSBI

23 days ago

Business briefcase for Oct. 24, 2019

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Hofmeister's new budget request aims to restore state aid for Oklahoma public schools to 2009 level

23 days ago

#ThrowbackThursday: OKC police badges tossed with 1975 strike

23 days ago

Stone resigns from OU Board of Regents, Pierson named next chairman

23 days ago

Republicans disrupt closed-door impeachment deposition

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OKC historic preservation divide persists

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Attorney general discusses implementation of Marsy's Law

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Proposed OKC MAPS 4 will hit consumers differently

23 days ago

Oklahoma abortion law argued before Supreme Court referee

23 days ago

Spencer Hicks announces campaign for Oklahoma County District 2 commissioner

23 days ago

Oklahoma interim legislative study examines how to combat contraband cell phones in prisons

23 days ago

Hundreds of DOC employees left off pay raise list

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Lawyer says action by Horse Racing Commission bolsters argument that tribal gaming compacts automatically renew

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Oklahoma City plans for preserving heritage

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Horn goes coast to coast for campaign money

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Oct. 21, 2019

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Historic OKC neighborhoods see themselves playing defense

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US defense chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at war

26 days ago

Pentagon chief says US troops leaving Syria for western Iraq

26 days ago

Giuliani pressed to get visa for former Ukrainian official

26 days ago

"Perfect choice" of red SUV turned into embarrassment for Oklahoma Department of Public Safety

26 days ago

Legislators look to Stitt for health care plan to rival Medicaid expansion initiative

26 days ago

Will state expand Medicaid?

26 days ago

Finalists for state Supreme Court seat have public, private experience in eastern Oklahoma

26 days ago

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

26 days ago

Trump outstripping Obama on pace of executive orders

26 days ago

Nestor heads into Georgia after tornados damage Florida

26 days ago

Oklahoma Period Day rally to address access, affordability of menstrual products

29 days ago

Eyeing a comeback in Oklahoma, Bernie Sanders rallies supporters in Norman

1 month ago

Oklahoma PAC accused of repeated violations of campaign finance laws

29 days ago

House legislators to increase oversight of state boards, commissions

29 days ago

Attorney general urges Oklahoma Supreme Court to allow abortion law to go into effect

29 days ago

Mark Sanford kicked off his presidential campaign against Donald Trump in Philly. One person showed up.

26 days ago

Shadid to high court: Look again

29 days ago

Gov. Kevin Stitt makes top 10 list of most popular governors

26 days ago

Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

29 days ago

Attorney general to meet with tribes to discuss gaming compacts

30 days ago

White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over election probe

30 days ago

Energy Secretary Perry tells Trump he plans on resigning

30 days ago

Kim Kardashian urges clemency for Oklahoma death row inmate

30 days ago

White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

30 days ago

Chronic pain patients complain obtaining opioid medications has become difficult

1 month ago

In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling

30 days ago

Lawmakers visit Mustang Functional Learning Skills classroom

1 month ago

Criminal justice reform, faith leaders urging clemency for death row inmate

1 month ago

Opioid trial judge admits $107 million math error

1 month ago

Oklahoma City drive-by shooter loses U.S. Supreme Court appeal

1 month ago

Oklahoma legislators to get 35% pay bump

1 month ago

Horn outraises GOP contenders, Oklahoma colleagues

1 month ago

6 questions looming over the crowded 2020 Democratic debate

1 month ago

Court upholds MAPS 4 ballot

1 month ago

Oklahoma Transportation Commission approves eight-year construction work plan

1 month ago

First lady Sarah Stitt meets with inmates who could soon be released under criminal justice reform

1 month ago

The Latest: Texas police officer charged with murder

1 month ago

The Latest: Trump orders new sanctions on Turkey over Syria

1 month ago

Opponents of permitless carry said to employ 'scare tactics' as new law set to take effect

1 month ago

Oilfield prayer breakfast planned

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

1 month ago

Climate change demonstrators march in downtown OKC

1 month ago

State GOP faces leadership disputes, claims of mounting debt

1 month ago

Trump wants to sue Pelosi and Schiff: 'These are bad, bad people'

1 month ago

Legislators to study effects of conversion therapy on children

1 month ago

Horn hopes to defend suburban map in reelection bid

1 month ago

Warren uses false ads to lash out at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

1 month ago

Stitt to pick next Supreme Court justice from three southeastern Oklahoma judges

1 month ago

Trump: Kevin McAleenan out at Homeland Security

1 month ago

The Latest: US suspends tariff hike in limited China deal

1 month ago

Judge blocks green card denials for poorer immigrants

1 month ago

The Latest: Yovanovitch says Trump wanted her ousted

1 month ago

US sends fighter jets, air defense to Saudi Arabia

1 month ago

Authorities warn against posting school threats

1 month ago

Dan Boren tapped for First United Bank post

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Oklahoma City Trump rally part of national reelection effort

1 month ago

Former councilman makes new filing in bid to block MAPS measure

1 month ago

Prisons, community partners hold transition fairs for inmates who may soon be released

1 month ago

Legislator questions 'loyalty' of state regent aiding opioid appeal

1 month ago

ICE, Oklahoma County sheriff's office at odds after inmate released

1 month ago

State senator Joseph Silk seeks to unseat Markwayne Mullin

1 month ago

Horn opposes Medicare-for-All concept

1 month ago

Corporation commissioners approve settlement agreement on Empire rate case

1 month ago

Democrat Joe Biden says Donald Trump must be impeached

1 month ago

Oklahoma City's proposed Historic Preservation ordinance advances

1 month ago

Board recommends commutation for Oklahoma City mother

1 month ago

Oklahoma City refutes lawsuit claims, says Shadid doesn't like politics of MAPS

1 month ago

The Latest: House Democrats subpoena US ambassador to EU

1 month ago

The Latest: White House says it won't comply with inquiry

1 month ago

Fallout continues in China over Rockets' owner tweet

1 month ago

Supreme Court rejects appeal of man who killed Oklahoma Trooper

1 month ago

Ruling announced in Oklahoma opioid trial

2 months ago

Corrections Department to hold transition fairs for inmates who could soon be released under HB 1269

1 month ago

New lawsuit challenges Oklahoma's permitless carry law, due to go in effect Nov. 1

1 month ago

House Democrats subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office for documents on delay of military aid to Ukraine

1 month ago

Former DPS leaders plan to sue for wrongful termination

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

1 month ago

Trump allies pressed Ukraine over gas firm

1 month ago

Road construction means changes in getting to and from Will Rogers World Airport

1 month ago

NASA scientists hunt for best ways to live in space

1 month ago

Republicans hoping to unseat Horn defend Trump in impeachment probe

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Last month tied for fourth warmest on record

1 month ago

Pompeo: State Dept. will follow law in impeachment inquiry

1 month ago

Teacher removed after 'inappropriate' quiz refers to Trump as 'idiot'

1 month ago

Pompeo defends Ukraine corruption push as impeachment roils

1 month ago

Panel discusses the intersection of faith and political science

1 month ago

Department of Corrections returns some facilities to normal daytime operations

1 month ago

Lankford predicts Trump will be impeached

1 month ago

Diplomats pushed Ukraine to investigate Biden link

1 month ago

Democrats subpoena White House in impeachment inquiry

1 month ago

The Latest: House investigators seek documents from Pence

1 month ago

Groups to mix art, activism for immigrant community at 'We Are Familia' drag show

1 month ago

Trump to nominate magistrate for judgeship

1 month ago

Tulsa clinic appeals ruling on abortion law

1 month ago

Oklahoma granted REAL ID extension until 2020

1 month ago

Trump again defends "perfect call"

1 month ago

Agreement settles police pay dispute

1 month ago

Criminal justice reform task force holds first public meeting

1 month ago

Former state schools superintendent, businessman join GOP race for Congress

1 month ago

Slain man's brother hugs Dallas cop after she gets 10 years

1 month ago

Whistleblower spoke to Schiff aides before filing complaint

1 month ago

Oklahoma City Boulevard opens to downtown drivers

2 months ago

State expects another ID extension

1 month ago

House Democrats say they'll subpoena White House

1 month ago

Air Force officials frustrated that Tinker housing problems persist

1 month ago

Speaker to discuss political campaigns at upcoming Canadian County Democrats meeting

1 month ago

Republican former House speaker endorses Medicaid expansion for Oklahoma

1 month ago

Attorneys for opioid maker want judge to correct alleged $107 million mathematical error in judgment rendered against them

1 month ago

Ex-Dallas officer who killed neighbor found guilty of murder

1 month ago

Pompeo says impeachment depositions not feasible

1 month ago

Nearly 270 attend Oklahoma Corporation Commission Oil and Gas Institute Friday

1 month ago

Horn says Trump probe could have been handled outside of impeachment process

1 month ago

OKC police officers agree to new contract

1 month ago

Oklahoma governor's criminal justice task force to hold first public meeting this week

1 month ago

Women still not allowed to go topless in public, Oklahoma attorney general says

1 month ago

Trump sought Australia's help on Russia probe origins

1 month ago

The Latest: Pompeo was on Trump-Ukraine call, officials say

1 month ago

OKC Civic Life for Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

1 month ago

At-home rape kit companies respond to cease-and-desist letters from Oklahoma Attorney General

1 month ago

Feds crack Medicare gene test fraud that peddled cheek swabs

1 month ago

Joe Wilson, skeptic on Iraq War intelligence, dies at age 69

1 month ago

Horn hails passage of cannabis banking bill

1 month ago

Judge bans ICE from using bad databases

1 month ago

Keep calm and vape on: UK embraces e-cigarettes, US cautious

1 month ago

Nonprofit registered Oklahoma high school students to vote as part of 'action civics' initiative

1 month ago

Stitt seeks solutions to inmates' contraband phones

1 month ago

Lankford bill would help students after felony drug convictions

1 month ago

Lankford slams Trump plan to reduce refugee admissions

1 month ago

White House attorneys directed sealing of phone transcript

1 month ago

Advocates call for stronger seat belt laws as vehicle collisions lead to more child deaths

1 month ago

Food trucks plentiful grand opening weekend

1 month ago

Communities mourn shooting victims in El Paso, Dayton

3 months ago

House passes Secure and Fair Enforcement Bank Act – Banking Cannabis

1 month ago

Whistleblower accuses White House of Ukraine call cover-up

1 month ago

Trump administration proposes historically low refugee limit

1 month ago

Whistleblower: White House tried to 'lock down' call details

1 month ago

Staffing, funds in place to maintain Scissortail Park

1 month ago

China rejects Trump criticism on trade

1 month ago

Israel's Netanyahu given chance to form new government

1 month ago

Former councilman Shadid challenges MAPS 4

1 month ago

#ThrowbackThursday: LBJ stumps through Oklahoma in 1964

1 month ago

Judicial nominee from Oklahoma City breezes through hearing

1 month ago

Oklahoma House members back whistleblower resolution

1 month ago

Reproductive rights group challenges abortion 'reversal' law

1 month ago

MAPS 3 senior center sites chosen

1 month ago

Juul stops e-cigarette ads as teen vaping, illnesses grow

1 month ago

Seoul says US-North Korea nuke talks will likely resume soon

1 month ago

Horn calls for release of whistleblower report, doesn't push for impeachement

1 month ago

Council gives MAPS 4 final OK

1 month ago

Stitt order to require approval for state agencies seeking grant funding

1 month ago

Lockdown lifted for many state prisons, Department of Corrections reports

1 month ago

Corporation Commission sets Friday seminar to discuss oil, gas updates

1 month ago