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  • Fed survey: Economy falters in several US regions

    June 8, 2011

  • Oklahoma man arrested in O'Hare gun incident

    A 44-year-old Fort Gibson, Oklahoma man was arrested and charged Tuesday for carrying a loaded handgun in his carry-on while going through security at O'Hare International Airport, officials said.

    June 1, 2011

  • Supreme Court Decision on AZ Immigration Law

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision today that upheld an Arizona law also supports a key provision of House Bill 1804, Oklahoma’s landmark anti-illegal immigration law.

    May 26, 2011

  • St John's Hospital 17 rescued from tornado rubble; 116 found dead

    The death toll from Sunday's tornado has risen to 116 as rescue crews pulled bodies from a debris field three-quarters of a mile wide and six miles long.

    May 24, 2011 2 Photos

  • Coburn, Levin to Hold Hearing on Tax Cheating Stimulus Contractors

    More than $24 billion in stimulus funds went to contractors and grantees who owed the government hundreds of millions of dollars in tax debts, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).  GAO identified 3,700 contractors and grantees who received stimulus funds, despite collectively owing the government $757 million in back taxes.  The investigative report, which came at the request of Senators Tom Coburn, Carl Levin, Charles Grassley, Max Baucus and Orrin Hatch, will be released at a hearing tomorrow of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

    May 23, 2011

  • Joplin Tornado Tornado leaves much of Joplin unrecognizable

    A tornado, which at its zenith was three-quarters of a mile wide, roared across the heart of Joplin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, killing dozens of people and injuring hundreds.

    May 23, 2011 3 Photos

  • Bill Introduced to Limit Printing Costs at the Department of Defense

    Today, U.S. Senators Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) and Tom Carper (D-DE) introduced S.1021, a bill that would limit the amount expended by the Department of Defense for printing and reproduction costs, resulting in potential savings of $20 million.

    May 19, 2011

  • Oil companies face losing subsidies

    The measure targets Exxon, Mobil, BP, Conoco Phillips, Shell and Chevron. Collectively, said McCaskill, they made profits of $32.2 billion the first three months of this year.

    May 12, 2011

  • Group of 6 senators hones plan to cut US deficits

    A bipartisan group of six senators is closing in on what could represent the best chance for tackling a deficit crisis that has forced the government to borrow more than 40 cents of every dollar it spends.

    May 4, 2011

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