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New Oklahoma law seeks to keep guns away from dangerous mentally ill

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A new Oklahoma law that went into effect Wednesday now requires courts to submit to the FBI the records of those who have been found mentally incompetent or involuntarily committed to prevent them from buying guns or receiving a handgun license.

Repeal of Oklahoma constitutional provision is long overdue

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SEVERAL lawmakers have called for repealing Article II, Section 5 of the Oklahoma Constitution, the provision cited by the state Supreme Court in declaring a Ten Commandments monument unconstitutional. The...

Oklahoma man remembers wife’s life by maintaining sobriety

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In August, Bruce Carlton, 56, a physician assistant working in Boise City, will have a chance to end his probation with the state Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision.

'Trombone Shorty' takes main stage at Essence Festival

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — He's no stranger to huge audiences and national exposure, but Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews says his upcoming performance at the Essence Festival is a dream come true....

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Bus station lawsuit costs add up Oklahoma City has been billed for $35,680.71 for the outside lawyers who are representing the Board of Adjustment in Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid’s lawsuit...

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Tulsa genealogy library moves to Broken Arrow campus

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Genealogical news and notes of interest to Oklahomans.

Dave Says: Don’t cut retirement saving for luxuries

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Dave Ramsey: Once you’ve paid off all of your debts, except for your home, and built an emergency fund of three to six months of expenses, you reach a...

Skeptical that Obama really would walk away from talks

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PRESIDENT Barack Obama said last week, on the day a deadline passed to reach an agreement with Iran on nuclear weapons, that, “I will walk away from the negotiations if...

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