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DHS names welfare deputy director
Steve Burton has been named Region 2 child welfare deputy director for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS). Burton will oversee child welfare in the following counties: Harmon, Jackson, Greer, Kiowa, Tillman, Comanche, Caddo, ...
Judge blocks Okla. morning-after pill restrictions
An Oklahoma County judge Monday blocked a new state law that restricts access to the morning-after pill.
Quilters helping piece life together for survivors
For Cleveland County residents who lost everything in the May tornadoes, recent weeks have been a process of piecing lives back together. For Pauline Best, a Bakersfield, Calif., resident, making something whole out of pieces is an art form.
US judge denies motion to dismiss Oklahoma lawsuit
A federal judge Monday denied most of the federal government’s motion to dismiss Oklahoma’s legal challenge to implementation of the new federal health care law.
Noble man reflects back on 102 years
Fred Scott is a noble man — literally and figuratively. The 102-year-old resident of the Noble Health Center is modest about his personal and professional accomplishments. After only a few minutes in his presence, you’ll know he’s a ...
Fifth-graders raise $2K in bake sale to benefit EF-5 tornado victims
Miles Balkman and a group of fellow fifth-graders at Eisenhower Elementary proved this summer that no local resident is too young to make a contribution to Moore recovery....
Federal court upholds plan to reduce OG&E haze pollution
The United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in favor of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and clean air advocates by upholding the Agency’s plan to reduce haze pollution coming from coal-fired power plants ...
Temporary medical facility planned for Moore
Following the May 20 tornado, the Moore Medical Center was a gaping wound of a building with windows blown out and missing walls.
Lawmakers urge special session as clock ticks on Insure Oklahoma
Thousands of Oklahomans who have access to health care through Insure Oklahoma will lose that coverage at the end of 2013.
OSBI arrests man who plays Santa for lewd proposal
GUTHRIE — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a 49-year-old man who portrays Santa at area schools has been arrested for alleged lewd proposals to a child....
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