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  • Pay raises for teachers

    State School Superintendent Janet Barresi wants Oklahoma public school teachers to get a $2,000 raise, but she wants local districts to find the money to pay for it.

    August 28, 2013

  • Texas police nab Okla. murder suspect, son OK

    An Amber Alert issued in Osage County, Okla., says Connor is wanted for homicide in Tuesday night's fatal shooting of the child's grandmother.

    August 22, 2013

  • 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, ...

    August 19, 2013

  • 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.

    August 19, 2013

  • 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.

    August 13, 2013

  • 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.

    August 13, 2013

  • 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 ...

    August 2, 2013

  • 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....

    July 25, 2013

  • 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 ...

    July 19, 2013

  • Moore Medical Center 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.

    July 19, 2013 1 Photo

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