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Escaped Oklahoma murderer nabbed in Missouri with female accomplice

Escaped Oklahoma murderer nabbed in Missouri with female accomplice

A convicted murderer who escaped from an Oklahoma jail on Thursday by assuming his cellmate’s identity was captured Tuesday at a motel in St. Louis, Missouri, officials said. Patrick Walker, ...

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Major storm bringing severe weather to South

Major storm bringing severe weather to South

A major storm developing in the central U.S. is bringing ongoing severe weather across the south, a flash flood threat to parts of the Gulf Coast and a major winter ...

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Andrew Brunson meets with Trump

Andrew Brunson meets with Trump

American pastor Andrew Brunson thanked President Trump for the administration’s work to free him from a Turkish prison during an Oval Office news conference Saturday afternoon, a few hours after ...

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5 killed in small plane crash in north Oklahoma

5 killed in small plane crash in north Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says all five people on board were killed when a small passenger airplane crashed in northern Oklahoma on Saturday. The cause of the crash was not ...

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Oklahoma gov vetoes bill allowing adults to carry guns without a permit

Oklahoma gov vetoes bill allowing adults to carry guns without a permit

Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed a bill supported by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that would have allowed state residents to carry a firearm without a permit or training. ...

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Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky strike over pay increases and school budgets

Teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky strike over pay increases and school budgets

More than 300,000 school teachers in Oklahoma and Kentucky are striking to protest cuts in pay, pensions, benefits, and spending cuts to classroom spending. In Oklahoma, school teachers are among ...

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Oklahoma teachers planning a statewide strike

Oklahoma teachers planning a statewide strike

Oklahoma teachers are fed up with state lawmakers. A public school teacher in Stillwater created the Facebook group “Oklahoma Teacher Walkout – The Time is Now!” two days ago, and it has already ...

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Life sentence for man who murdered his neighbor

Life sentence for man who murdered his neighbour

A man who was convicted of killing his neighbor after months of harassing his Arab-American family has been sentenced to life in prison for the hate crime. Stanley Majors was ...

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Oklahoma schools go on 4-day weeks so teachers can work at Walmart on Mondays to make rent

Oklahoma schools go on 4-day weeks so teachers can work at Walmart on Mondays to make rent

In 1992, Oklahoma passed a ballot initiative saying that the state could only raise taxes with a three quarters majority in the state assembly, creating a one-way ratchet where every ...

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Thousands of Americans sign petition to remove judge who sentenced blind child rapist to probation

A petition to remove an Oklahoma judge who sentenced a convicted child rapist to 15 years of probation is gaining serious momentum online. Benjamin Lawrence Petty, 36, was recently handed ...

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