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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....
Remembrance ceremony allows community to say goodbye to Moore Medical Center before demolition gets underway
What had been the home of Moore Medical Center since 2005, on Tuesday officially became a construction site. Finishing up what Mother Nature did on May 20 when an EF-5 tornado ripped through the area, the process of completely bringing down the mangled building started after a morning full of shared memories, hugs, tears and even a couple of laughs.
Moore city budget likely to change
The Moore City Council approved an $89.7 million budget with no fund balance used and no public comments, but most of the discussion at Monday night’s city council meeting focused on tornado response and recovery.
Gov. signs measure to limit state bond debt
House Speaker T.W. Shannon and Sen. Josh Brecheen’s measure to limit bond indebtedness has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin....
Joplin Chamber speeds $20K aid
JOPLIN, Mo. — The total losses to businesses and jobs from the massive tornado that struck Moore still are being counted, but business people in Joplin didn’t need an official tally to realize how much help would be needed....
State Senate unveils $80M plan for 2 new museums
The Oklahoma Senate unveiled a new plan on Thursday to divert $80 million in state sales and use taxes over a four-year period to pay for the completion of an American Indian museum in Oklahoma City and build a new popular culture museum in Tulsa.
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