Another overtime loss, another 2-1 deficit in Memphis gives OKC the Deja Blues

Sports Published: Fri, Apr 25, 2014

MEMPHIS 98, OKC 95 (OT) — The Thunder once again depended almost exclusively on Durant and Westbrook for offense, and it almost worked. Said Kendrick Perkins: “We didn’t play the smartest down the stretch.”

US Senate candidates from left, Randy Brogdon, James Lankford and T. W. Shannon participate in a debate Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman

More U.S. Senate donors remain anonymous

News | Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Two organizations with scant public information available have purchased nearly $110,000 of broadcast television time in Oklahoma for “issue ads” that promote U.S. Rep. James Lankford without specifically endorsing his Senate campaign.

Eric Holder cancels Oklahoma City speech amid planned protests

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has canceled plans to deliver a speech to a group of Oklahoma City police cadets amid a planned protest by conservative lawmakers and organizations.

Oklahoma set for possible double execution

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After the Oklahoma Supreme Court dissolved a stay of execution, two convicted murderers are scheduled for lethal injection on Tuesday. It would be the state’s first double execution in almost 80 years.

Man arrested in connection with baseball bat death

News | Updated: 2 hr ago

Eric Noyola, 22, was arrested Thursday on a complaint of murder in connection with the death of Richard Betancur, 29.

CTB/McGraw-Hill executives apologize for testing problems

News | Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Ellen Haley, president of testing vendor CTB/McGraw-Hill, apologized Thursday to the state Board of Education for Monday's widespread disruptions in state online testing.

Oklahoma City bike bar allows customers bike tour of downtown and beer flights

Business | Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Weighing about 2,000 pounds and powered exclusively by 10 sets of bicycle pedals, the Bricktown Bike Bar isn’t the fastest way to get around downtown Oklahoma City, but it might have the best refreshments. More Business

Thunderland is not so free and easy right now

Sports Published: Fri, Apr 25, 2014

COMMENTARY -- Beating the Grizzlies anywhere is becoming increasingly difficult, and beating them in FedEx Forum is becoming Herculean. Memphis has won 15 straight at home, and over three playoff series since 2011, the...








Oklahoma House approves tax cut, sends bill to Gov. Mary Fallin

News | Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

A bill cutting Oklahoma’s top income tax rate by 0.25 percent was approved by the state House of Representatives on Wednesday and is on its way to the governor.

Authorities: Dozen arrested in Oklahoma ranch meth lab investigation

News | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

Rogers County sheriff's deputies arrested a dozen people who had been operating a meth lab from their rural private ranch following a months long investigation.

Sheriffs in Oklahoma concerned about sudden loss of state inmates — and income

News | Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

New Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton has moved aggressively to reduce the backlog of state prison inmates backed up in county jails. Some county sheriffs and commissioners aren’t happy about it and showed up at...


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