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Oklahoma man pleads guilty in Grand Lake houseboat crash that killed two

News | Updated: 7 hr ago

JAY — A Tulsa man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of first-degree manslaughter in connection with a Grand Lake boat crash that killed a Cascia Hall graduate and her fellow college student.

Moore liquor store turns to fans to raise money for new humorous sign

Business | Updated: 5 min ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Marquee has gained local fame for comical messages.

Oklahoma Corrections Department considers decommissioning prison towers

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Corrections officials say the move would be part of an effort to make state prisons more efficient, while opponents of the idea argue it could reduce safety at overcrowded facilities.

Low salaries, dissatisfaction contribute to Oklahoma's teacher shortage

News | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Administrators are hiring subs and under-qualified teachers to fill a void left by those who have left the profession or have moved out of Oklahoma, a group argues. More Education

Oklahoma governor applies for federal grant provided by Obamacare

News | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin showed she is willing to pursue federal funding opportunities provided by the Affordable Care Act, despite her opposition to some of its main provisions.

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Former OU football star released on bond in gang case

News | Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Former OU running back De'Mond Parker was allowed to appear before a federal magistrate Tuesday and released on an unsecured bond for his role in a drug conspiracy, though records do not indicate he was arrested. Parker, 37, appeared...

Sonic mystery slush flavor available for one day only

Business | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Customers will be able to order the mystery slush flavor Thursday only at Sonic Drive-Ins nationwide, but will be able to find out what the flavor is only when they order.

OKC's Neighborhood Services Organization prepares for a new home at old address

Business | Updated: 16 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Neighborhood Services Organization’s new 9,800-square-foot building in Oklahoma City is designed to fit in with surrounding buildings, including the old Riverside School.

Oklahoma State football: Time Inc. and two Sports Illustrated reporters file motion to dismiss lawsuit for "The Dirty Game"

Sports | Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The defendants in a lawsuit filed against Sports Illustrated magazine for its 2013 investigative series into the Oklahoma State football program have filed have filed a motion to dismiss to case,...

Hollywood hair: Find your favorite fall style

MOOD | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Whether you love a short pixie or long, luxurious lengths, the key look for hair this fall is “lived in.”

Norman Ballet Company seeks dancers for 'Oklahoma Nutcracker'

News | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Children and adults can schedule auditions for Sunday for “The Oklahoma Nutcracker,” a holiday tradition in Norman.



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The play that changed it all

Sports Published: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

In a Bedlam game that produced a clutch 41-yard field goal during a 4.5-magnitude earthquake, a fake field goal touchdown that evoked memories of Bob Stoops’ early years in Norman and Blake Bell’s perfect spiral landing...

Michael Behenna looks ahead to his future

News Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Four months after his release from U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Michael Behenna is beginning his new life as a ranch hand in Medford.

Faith in summer: Churches keep kids busy

Life Updated: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Faith in the summer Outreach and ministry activities tend to be more creative as the warm weather lures people outdoors, and young people, in particular, have plenty of time to spend learning about their faith. For that...

Civil rights history: How did we get here?

News Published: Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

A decade of OKCPD shootings

News Updated: Mon, May 12, 2014

Enterprise reporter Juliana Keeping sifts through the data on ten years' worth of shootings by the Oklahoma City Police Department.