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AP sources: Security probe targets Trump's Russia adviser

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Civil rights activist tweet: Was asked to give up train seat

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Dining on steak dinners to sack lunches: Lobbyists pay over $600,000 to feed lawmakers, public officials in 2019

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What it means to be a Top 10 state, according to Gov. Kevin Stitt

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Stitt, top aides meet several times with health plan lobbyist

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Capitol briefs: Legislators file bills, Stitt appoints district judge

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Trump defenders push 'no crime' as Democrats seek removal

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At town hall, reminders of civil rights struggles past and present

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Trump defenders push 'no crime' as Democrats seek removal

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Governor: 2 police officers die after Hawaii shooting

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Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine

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Bloomberg offers plan to tackle racial economic inequality

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Hawaii Governor David Ige: 2 police officers killed in Honolulu shooting

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Honolulu city council member says at least 1 officer dead in shooting

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2 more Puerto Rico officials fired after warehouse break-in

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National Archives says `wrong' to blur anti-Trump signs

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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren makes first Oklahoma campaign stop

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

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Red Cross director comes full circle

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Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across the US

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House Democrats, White House lay out arguments before trial

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New ad targets Horn for impeachment vote

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Unaccountable: Oklahoma lawmakers introduce midwife legislation

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Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelines

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Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine

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Financial irregularities discovered in audit of Garfield County town

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Martinez-Brooks to seek council seat

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Trump's impeachment trial begins

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Raising the civic IQ: Elected municipal officers invited back to campus

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Martinez-Brooks to seek Ward 3 city council seat in Oklahoma City

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Inhofe away on family matter for Trump trial open

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Court papers detail claims in dustup between public relations firms

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Half of all Oklahomans registered to vote in 2020

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Oklahoma members vote along partisan lines on impeachment managers

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Capitol briefs: Legislators eye halting Oklahoma's death penalty

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Pardon and Parole Board recommends commutation for another 149 people eligible for single-stage docket

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Legislator pushes bills to help homeless youth in Oklahoma City

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Search warrant executed at Tinker housing office, Inhofe says

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Oklahoma could see 'Make America Great Again' license plates

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Raising the civic IQ: Elected city leaders invited back to campus

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Oklahoma lawmakers propose 'MAGA' license plate options

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Video: Trump to sign 'Phase 1' of China trade deal

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Video: House votes on sending impeachment charges against President Trump to Senate

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Bill would require racial impact statements for future criminal justice legislation

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Former OKC elementary to be converted to a film studio

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Bill filed to allow firearms inside state Capitol

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Horn introduces bill to rename downtown post office for Clara Luper

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Stitt signs 774 commutations during first year in office

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OKC voters approve MAPS 4 package funding 16 civic projects

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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter files lawsuit against opioid distributors

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Public Service Co. of Oklahoma gets recommended approval of its plan to add wind power

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High court rejects Oklahoma City killer's final appeal

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Pot petitions face pushback from medical marijuana advocates

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Statewide rape kit tracking system takes effect

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OKC civic life for Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

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Stitt wants state schools superintendent to be appointed, not elected

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At town hall, Horn disputes claims that colleagues sympathized with dead Iranian general

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Trump, Pelosi square off ahead of impeachment trial

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Record numbers sign up for health coverage

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House passes bill to curb chemicals found in some Oklahoma water

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Oklahoma criminal justice reform task force requests extension

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Opioid manufacturer Endo Pharmaceuticals reaches $8.75 million settlement with Oklahoma

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Medicaid expansion qualifies for ballot; Stitt to set election date

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White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban

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Medicaid expansion qualifies for ballot; Stitt to set election date

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Trump ups Iran accusations, says 4 US embassies targeted

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Area codes: The 405 becoming the 405/572

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Stitt aims to slash state regulations by 25%

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Metro-area residents needed for Oklahoma City's housing market and affordability survey

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House approves measure to restrain Trump's actions on Iran

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Oklahoma Corporation Commission authorizes overlay area code to serve new numbers in central Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners on Wednesday expressed continued concerns with a fund that helps keep rural telecommunications services affordable

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Will there be a draft? How to answer your kids' questions about a military draft

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Ex-CIA officer questions reason for killing Iranian general

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Cyberwar with Iran: How vulnerable is America?

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Oklahoma GOP lawmakers back Trump after Iran launches retaliatory attacks

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White House unveils patriotic Christmas theme

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Trump: Iran 'appears to be standing down' after strike at military base in Iraq

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Canadian County Democrats to hear Medicaid expansion update Monday

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Councilman James Greiner won't seek re-election in 2021

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American Petroleum Institute highlights energy benefits ahead of coming elections

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Inhofe backs bill that would allow Senate to clear Trump without a trial

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Council OKs zoning to fight 'food desert'

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'We had to discuss those things and go deep': Play aims to help Oklahoma children of inmates

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Oklahoma lawmakers respond to Iran strikes

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Iran: missiles fired at Iraqi air base housing US troops

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Trump retreats from threat to attack Iranian cultural sites

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Oklahoma uses funds derived from gaming to defend against lawsuit brought by tribes

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US prepares for possible Iranian reprisal after drone strike

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Work on system to gather purged saltwater about complete, agency says

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Cole says Trump had legal authority to kill Iranian general

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Criminal justice reform task force to recommend chief cultural officer for DOC

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Oklahoma County jail to get extended commissary service, new staff meal plans

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Pentagon rejects Trump threat to hit Iranian cultural sites

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Greiner to step down from Oklahoma City Council seat in 2021

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OKC civic life for Monday, Jan. 6, 2020

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November dip gives way to record December for marijuana industry

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'The reality is it could happen anywhere': Faith leaders discuss safety in houses of worship

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Oklahoma legislator files bill to pay college athletes

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Horn, Trump approval varies by gender, while Sanders has big edge with young voters, poll shows

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Rockets fired after day of mourning for slain Iranian leader

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More US troops deploy to Mideast amid tensions with Iran

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Winner of $400M border wall contract: 'a gung-ho, smart guy'

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Oklahoma lawmakers back killing of general but caution against war with Iran

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Governor selects out-of-state law firm to represent Oklahoma in tribal gaming dispute

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Oklahoma Muslims tell their own story with new guide book

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

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Iran general steps out of Soleimani's shadow to lead proxies

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Gov. Stitt approves one-year extension of Seminole Nation's tobacco compact

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Methodist leaders propose plan for amicable separation

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Trump plan to curb teen vaping exempts some flavors

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Oklahoma health advocates applaud raising tobacco sales age

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Oklahoma Corporation Commission turns away utility's request to dismiss or pause service dispute case

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Rally at Oklahoma County jail protests conditions, policies

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State senate bill could block use of state funds for school advertising

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Iran's Gen. Soleimani killed in airstrike at Baghdad airport

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Oklahoma population inches toward 4 million

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Tulsa clinic claims Oklahoma constitution protects abortion rights

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President Trump calls LSU coach Ed Orgeron ahead of College Football Playoff title game

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Top 10 most-read Oklahoman.com articles in 2019

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Tribes sue Gov. Kevin Stitt over renewal of gaming compacts

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Hunting and fishing compacts extended for two Oklahoma tribes

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Tribal compacts have a long history (and future) in Oklahoma

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Recap: Why the Oklahoma County Jail Trust didn't take over the jail Jan. 1

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AG opinion clarifies alcohol law

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Oklahoma governor, chiefs announce one-year extensions of hunting/fishing compacts

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Racial bias in facial recognition software: What travelers should know as TSA, CBP expand programs

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Tribe says no to state audit of gaming activity

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10th Circuit orders hearing for man in Oklahoma killings

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Judge dismisses impeachment suit from ex-White House aide

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After record cash infusion, $14M sought for governor's economic development fund

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OKC civic life for Monday, Dec. 30, 2019

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US strikes hit Iraqi militia blamed in contractor's death

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Trump in Palm Beach: Home Alone 2 scene cut riles president's supporters

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Blocked road-rail intersections were far worse, back in the day

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Navy considers shipbuilding cuts for upcoming budget

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More than 450 Oklahoma inmates released from prison

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Trump retweets, deletes, post naming alleged whistleblower

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Plane crash kills 5, including LSU coach's daughter-in-law

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Truck bomb in Somali capital kills at least 79 at rush hour

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Universal Service Fund administrator explains in testimony why another fee increase is needed

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Why did Trump ditch his church in Palm Beach on Christmas Eve for evangelical service?

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Oklahoma Supreme Court retains jurisdiction of appeals filed in state case against opioid manufacturer

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Petition to legalize recreational marijuana withdrawn; measure to be rewritten and refiled

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Ohio digging out from contracting scandal that Kasich largely dismissed

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Stitt, legislators clash over state agency budgets

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Trumps wish Americans 'Merry Christmas' as they mark holiday

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Man killed, woman hurt in police shooting in Oklahoma City

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After Oklahoma's historic commutation, former inmates prepare for Christmas outside prison

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Poll shows even split over Horn's votes to impeach Trump

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Oklahoma Secretary of Native American Affairs resigns from governor's cabinet, citing disagreement over gaming compacts

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Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt 'getting really, really close' on health plan

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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren makes first Oklahoma campaign stop

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Use tax revenues could signal government finance shift

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OKC civic life for Monday, Dec. 23, 2019

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Joe Exotic faces Jan. 22 sentencing

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Warren, back in Oklahoma, sees tribal leaders in private

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Stitts invite Oklahomans to unite in prayer

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Oklahoma food stamp recipients won't be affected by SNAP change

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Oklahoma will continue to resettle refugees, Stitt tells Trump administration

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Census data shows economic disparities between Oklahoma's metro, rural areas

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DHS watchdog finds no wrongdoing in deaths of 2 migrant kids

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Mayor, cemetery at odds in search for Tulsa massacre victims

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Buttigieg leads 2020 rivals in Wall Street contributions

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Exploring the data on Hollywood's gender pay gap

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US heads to court to build Trump border wall in Texas

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Pardon and Parole Board recommends commutation for over 500 inmates

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Buttigieg backers defend 'wine cave' fundraiser

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Mailers, ads to praise Oklahoma legislators for 'historic' criminal justice reforms

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State mails out audit letters to Oklahoma gaming tribes as dispute escalates

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Oklahoma state budget projected to be flat next year

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Lankford to lead Ethics Committee

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Wisconsin governor rejects 'Making a Murderer' pardon bid

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders apologizes to Joe Biden over debate tweet about stuttering

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Tribes say 'no' to governor's proposal for a gaming compact extension

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Warren to meet privately with tribal leaders

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Western district judges Dishman, Jones confirmed by U.S. Senate

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92% of Americans think their basic rights are being threatened, new poll shows

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LIVE: Mitch McConnell speaks after impeachment of President Trump

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Oklahoma County district judge found in contempt

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Continental Resources' Harold Hamm invites presidential contender Elizabeth Warren to learn more about Oklahoma's energy industry

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Governor seeks 8-month extension to tribal gaming compacts

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Oklahoma City Council sets March 3 election on parks initiative

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Oklahoma delegation splits along partisan lines on impeachment

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Trump impeached by US House on charge of abuse of power

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Court: Part of 'Obamacare' invalid, more review needed

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Oklahoma schools vying to keep 4-day weeks despite new limits

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Senate sends president massive defense bill with pay raise, housing reforms

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Records show employee loss exaggerated at Oklahoma County jail

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Horn says she'll vote to impeach Trump, while Cole says Democrats set up a 'preordained result'

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Attorney General steps aside from Indian gaming negotiations

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Gov. Kevin Stitt asks tribes to sign gaming compact extension

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Task force approves guidelines for collecting, testing sexual assault DNA evidence

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Elizabeth Warren to hold OKC town hall Sunday

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State appeals opioid verdict claiming $465 million award is not enough

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No special election to be held to fill impending House vacancy

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Gun advocates rally as new permitless carry law takes effect

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Petition filed to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Supreme Court 'mistaken' to hear challenges to abortion restrictions, attorney general says

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Lankford, Inhofe say potential impeachment trial should be taken seriously

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

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Census: Oklahoma poverty rates slightly declined in 2018

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MAPS rewind: A vote for neighborhoods

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Trump supporters more likely to avoid gluten, study from OSU researcher says

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'A long row to hoe': Oklahoma farmers grapple with challenging times

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U.S. Supreme Court accepts new Oklahoma case about Indian reservations

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Mary Fallin is enjoying life away from politics

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Facebook disinformation in the 2020 presidential election: What you can do to stop its spread

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State briefs for Dec. 14, 2019: $5.2 million coming to state to battle opioid epidemic

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Western Heights school district shorted $7.3 million in state aid over 11-year period

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Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records

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Panel vote sends Trump impeachment charges to full House

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Man suspected of abducting woman is fatally shot by police

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Canadian County judge approves restitution for Tate Publishing victims

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New name for cultural center: First Americans Museum

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Delegation splits on Pelosi drug bill

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Oklahoma legislative leaders offer differing opinions on gaming compacts dispute

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Horn, Prater differ over death row inmate's clemency petition

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ACLU files federal lawsuit challenging cash bail system in Canadian County

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MAPS 4 turnout low, but approval overwhelming

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Coalition seeks signatures in support of death row inmate Julius Jones

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Streets still lag, MAPS 4 voters say

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Oklahoma lawmakers praise progress on trade agreement

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Agreement sets stage for Public Service Co. of Oklahoma to add wind energy to its portfolio if regulators agree

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Defense bill compromise includes pay raise, family housing reform

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OK County sheriff gives jail trust new deadline to take over county jail

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

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Dark money group buys more air time targeting Horn on impeachment

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Epic Charter Schools suing state senator alleging libel, slander

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Trump image found in OKC airport urinals

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Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against Trump

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Dec. 10, 2019

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State briefs for Dec. 10, 2019: Stitt to speak at OSU graduation ceremonies Saturday

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Pardon and Parole Board sees 118 percent increase in docketed cases

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Election day arrives: Voters to have their say on MAPS 4

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Stitt kicks off holiday season with tree lighting

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Inhofe, Horn chide Tinker housing contractor

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Stitt appoints corrections director

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Oklahoma City nonprofit raises funds to serve human trafficking survivors

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Horn hears frustration from constituents over impeachment

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Bills in Oklahoma Legislature aim to tackle domestic violence

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From burger joints to city-wide internet service, read what Oklahoma City residents asked for in MAPS 4

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State branding initiative won't include new license plates after all

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Q&A: Mayor Holt fields MAPS 4 questions

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Lebanon's journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

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Impeachment collides with funding deadline, testing Congress

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Chicago chief's firing again rattles confidence in force

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OKC mayor promotes MAPS 4 before election day

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DA: Grady County officials overpayment case settled

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Public campaigns being conducted with donations kept private

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Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

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Asylum-seekers who crossed in Arizona returned to Mexico

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Stitt appoints corrections director

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Criminal justice reform task force seeks extension

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Closing arguments, MAPS 4 voting begins

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Tribes will be operating Class III games illegally on Jan. 1 if no compact deal is reached, Gov. Kevin Stitt says

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Horn withholds judgement after Pelosi urges articles of impeachment, Cole says he'll vote against impeachment

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Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

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Stitt: Tribes will be operating Class III games illegally on Jan. 1 if no compact deal is reached

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Horn, Oklahoma Republicans urge agreement on NAFTA replacement

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Record number of candidates files for Oklahoma presidential primaries

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Gov. Kevin Stitt addresses several hundred at 40th-annual Governor's Water Conference & Research Symposium

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OKC legislator to resign, special election to occur

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School board candidates mostly unopposed in 2020 elections

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Profs make impeachment case

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Trump, Biden among second-day filers for presidential primaries

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City council sets hearing on food desert ordinance

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Oklahoma County district judge disciplined, avoids removal

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Oklahoma County jail, ICE policies in the clear for sheriff

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Stitt opposes criminal justice petition; has own plans

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$34 million OK'd for highway projects in Yukon, Woodward County

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Kamala Harris ends Democratic presidential campaign

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New bank account to speed up work of Oklahoma County Jail Trust

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Signatures to be counted for Shadid's parks initiative

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Forum tonight to cover future impact of MAPS 4

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Lankford cites tents for migrants, sea lion research in latest waste report

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Sanders, Warren among candidates filing for Oklahoma primaries

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Senate approves successor to Rick Perry as energy secretary

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Oklahoma County delays vote on liquor store hours

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Senator seeks to cap insurance copay for insulin

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

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MAPS 4 discussion set on Tuesday

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MAPS 4 would include $30 million for beautification projects, staff

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Oklahoma coordinator to investigate missing, murdered Native Americans

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State continues to address skilled-worker shortage

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

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Science warnings, US retreat add urgency to UN climate talks

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Sanders leads Democrats in fundraising in Oklahoma, while Bloomberg drops more than $300,000 on ads

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Belated bill to help solve indigenous cold cases gains steam

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Farmers received billions of dollars to compensate for tariffs. Will that continue in 2020?

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Candidate filing period opens next week

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Revealed after 26 years, judge was source of scoop for the ages

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On the Thanksgiving menu: Turkey, with a side of impeachment

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No cash? Salvation Army now accepting mobile donations

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Oklahoma Energy Resources Board pledges money to help contain purge

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Trump creates task force on murdered and missing Native American women

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Horn undecided on impeachment, says dark money ads misrepresent her record

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Citing polling support for vaccines, health officials urge 'education' on vaccinations

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Cole says Trump's phone call wasn't "perfect" but not impeachable

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Supreme Court shields Trump's financial records for now

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Federal judge: McGahn must comply with House subpoena

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Immigration court backlog has nearly doubled under Trump

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Vape juice can kill kids. A vaping law's slow rollout left them at risk of nicotine poisoning.

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Tribes await offer on gaming compacts

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Oklahoma County may let voters decide on expanding hours of operation for liquor stores

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Crum: A pilgrim's journey ends, but not his work

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