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President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins on Monday in the East Room of the White House in Washington. AP PHOTO Evan Vucci - AP

President awards Medal of Honor to two Oklahoma men who fought in Vietnam

News | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

At a White House ceremony, President Barack Obama told the stories of bravery and sacrifice of Oklahoma men Donald P. Sloat and Bennie G. Adkins and awarded the nation’s highest military honor.

Oklahoma City, firefighters square off over holiday, vacation leave

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Byron Thomason, an arbitrator found that a dispute about Oklahoma City firefighters’ ability to take their vacation and holiday leave had “festered” for some time. As of Friday, the city said firefighters had accrued 244,264 hours of unused vacation leave.

OHP says trooper turned off dash camera during alleged sexual assaults

News | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman arrested Monday on allegations of sexually assaulting women while on duty turned his dashboard camera and microphone off six times this year during traffic stops, OHP Commander Ricky Adams said.

Attorney seeks dismissal of his lawsuit against Oklahoma's oil and natural gas production tax

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Oklahoma City attorney Jerry Fent seeks dismissal of his lawsuit against a new oil and gas production tax.

The eyes of Texas are upon you: Oklahoma motorists get bills for years-old toll road charges

News | Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The North Texas Tollway Authority, which operates turnpikes, toll bridges and tunnels in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, recently began sending bills to Oklahoma motorists for toll charges they accrued on Texas roadways, in some cases years ago. The move has left many Oklahoma drivers frustrated and confused.

Bob Stoops said Joe Mixon used 'poor judgment' in attending pep rally

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NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon used “poor judgment” in attending a team pep rally last Thursday night.

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Volunteers help Oklahoma veterans battle through bureaucracy

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A group of dedicated volunteers converge on Goldsby, Oklahoma, each Thursday to help veterans apply for VA benefits.

Nonprofit gets lip service and more with Mustache Bash in Oklahoma City

Business | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The fifth annual Mustache Bash is Thursday night, and thousands of people will be wearing ’staches in support of a small business, an impactful nonprofit and one very big party in Oklahoma City. This year, the beneficiary of a portion of...

Oklahoma State Fair's homemade ice cream contest sparks friendly rivalry between spouses

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Marilyn and Dannie Lowery had an ice cream showdown Sunday during the Oklahoma State Fair.

Father, son become first Oklahoma family members to simultaneously hold district attorney posts

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Beginning in January, Mike Boring, 64, and Chris Boring, 34, will be the only father-and-son duo to simultaneously hold district attorney positions in Oklahoma.



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