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Oklahoma AG says state settles with mortgage lenders
Oklahoma will not sign off on a $25 billion settlement agreement between five of the nation's largest mortgage lenders and 49 other states over foreclosure abuses but has reached a separate agreement in which the lenders will pay $18.6 million to the state, Attorney General Scott Pruitt said Thursday.
No Child Left Behind: 10 states fleeing education law
President Barack Obama on Thursday declared that 10 states are free from the No Child Left Behind law, allowing them to scrap some of the most rigorous and unpopular mandates in American education. In exchange, the states are promising higher standards and more creative ways to measure what students are learning.
Fallin highlights more cuts to Oklahma income tax
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin provided more details of her plan to cut the personal income tax for all Oklahomans during her State of the State address to lawmakers on Monday, but had few specifics on how she plans to pay for the ambitious proposal.
Fallin: Oklahoma income tax plan to reduce brackets
Gov. Mary Fallin said Thursday that her plan to reduce Oklahoma's income tax will shrink the number of tax brackets from seven to three and will include revenue growth criteria to trigger future tax cuts.
Heavy rain, large hail predicted for Oklahoma
The National Weather Service says high winds, heavy rain and large hail are possible as a storm system makes its way across the state.
Husband arrested in death of wife, unborn child
A suburban Oklahoma City man was arrested Friday in connection with the death of his wife and her unborn child, a police spokeswoman said.
Justin Adams reported his wife missing on Dec. 10 after finding her van at a fast food restaurant. Jaymie Adams' body was found on Jan. 7 along a bike trail about a mile north of Lake Stanley Draper in a rural part of southeastern Oklahoma City.
CEO change announced for PVGH
One of the first major steps in the recently signed management agreement between Pauls Valley General Hospital and St. Anthony Health System has now been set in motion, one which begins with the reevaluation of leadership.
- SLIDESHOW: Sports figures react to Joe Paterno's death Players, coaches and sports journalists took to Twitter on Sunday morning to react to the death of former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno.
Mike Stoops returning to Sooners
Oklahoma is bringing brothers Bob and Mike Stoops back together, hoping to rekindle the program's defensive dominance of a decade ago.
Mike Stoops was the co-defensive coordinator for Oklahoma from 1999 to 2004 and helped the Sooners win the 2000 national championship before spending the past seven-plus seasons at Arizona. He was fired at Arizona, and his return to the Sooners throws into question the future of defensive backs coach Willie Martinez and possibly current defensive coordinator Brent Venables.
Road Conditions Update
"Road Conditions" a new feature was been added to the Democrat's Web site, today. You will find it in the navigation bar under "Weather". As we all know road conditions can change rapidly in Oklahoma, this page will be updated by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.
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