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Tornado victims scorn effort to build multi-family apartments
MOORE — Residents filled Moore City Hall on Monday night to protest a zoning request that would allow apartments to be built next to a single-family neighborhood that had been devastated by the May 20 tornado.
Gov. Fallin proposes tax cut, bond programs during Legislative address
OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin laid out her vision for the state of Oklahoma Monday by giving her 2014 State of the State address to the state Legislature.
Law change is unlikely
Some of the hype over this weekend’s Super Bowl will descend into the origins of the two teams and their states’ decision to allow recreational marijuana use. Some have referred to the game as the “Stoner Bowl” in honor of Washington and ...
Fallin endorses plan for school storm shelters and safe rooms
Gov. Mary Fallin endorsed a proposal Wednesday that would enable voters to weigh in on efforts to improve school safety and grant school districts a one-time increase in local bond limits to pay for storm shelters, safe rooms or other upgrades.
Report of campus shooting tests university’s emergency response system
Reports of gunfire on the University of Oklahoma campus Wednesday morning turned out to be a false alarm, but university officials aren’t complaining.
Five Oklahoma properties listed on national register
A Blackwell hotel once listed as endangered and a rare barn constructed in the 1800s have been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, a sign that shows the structures’ significance, the executive director of a nonprofit group supporting preservation in Oklahoma says.
Bitter cold leads to OKC, Tulsa school cancellation
Dozens of schools across Oklahoma called off classes as bitterly cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chill indexes were reported.
K20 Center hosts learning institute
Teachers, principals, administrative staff and community leaders from schools across the state came together to learn and share ideas to “Be The Difference.”
Patients driving hundreds of miles to OKC and elsewhere to save on medical procedures
Paul Freeman drove 600 miles last year to save himself — and his employer — thousands of dollars on his surgery.
Two Moore families get new homes after storm
Two Moore families who had lost everything in the May 20 tornado experienced their own version of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Saturday.
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