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Supreme Court halts 3 upcoming executions in Oklahoma

The Supreme Court has ordered Oklahoma to postpone lethal injections executions using a controversial sedative until the court rules in a challenge involving the drug.

Fallin: Agencies should prepare for potential cutbacks

Gov. Mary Fallin said Wednesday state agencies should prepare for potential cutbacks as a $300 million budget hole looms.
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Two people shot in Edmond Wednesday, one person taken into custody after pursuit

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Police report two people were shot in Edmond. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

Oklahoma filmmaker applauded by SNL alum Bill Hader: 'They're more like Stanley Kubrick'

A&E | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Mark Potts, a filmmaker who got his start in Oklahoma, and his small film crews were complimented by Bill Hader in the recent episode of ESPN's The Moment.

State Rep. Sally Kern says anti-gay bills are an effort to support traditional values

News | Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

A state lawmaker under fire for three controversial bills targeting the gay community on Tuesday defended the measures as an effort to support traditional values.

Oklahoma gasoline prices may be heading back up

Business | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

After tumbling for more than four months, the price of gasoline has risen slightly over the past few days in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys beat No. 20 Baylor

Sports | Updated: 15 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

While Phil Forte and Le’Bryan Nash again played well, Oklahoma State’s other guys played major roles Tuesday night in a 64-53 win over No. 20-ranked Baylor before an estimated 8,000 at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

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New England, Seattle agree a bowl of clam chowder is super

Life | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

One thing folks in the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast agree upon is chowder. The Oklahoman’s Food Dude shares a recipe for clam chowder for your Super Bowl watch party.

Proposed bill would put Oklahoma beermakers on par with wineries

News | Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Senate Bill 424 by Sen. Brian Crain, R-Tulsa, would amend state statute to allow breweries to sell high-point beer to consumers “on the premises of the brewery.” There is some question if the bill is constitutional, however.

Planning for the future: Technology advances fertility options

Life | Updated: 17 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Freezing eggs and embryos for infertility treatment and family planning has become more successful thanks to advances in technology. But the practice comes with many questions parents must consider.

'Take a stand,' evangelist Franklin Graham urges crowd at Baptist conference

News | Updated: 21 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Christians need to take a stand against pervasive secularism across the nation — even though they will be criticized, even mocked for it — a well-known evangelist said Monday in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma groups unite to fight proposed anti-gay legislation

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Members of LGBT community push back on proposed legislation they say targets them.

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