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Same-sex couple divorced in Oklahoma — for a day

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Don Andrews, an Oklahoma County special judge signed a same-sex couple’s divorce decree one day, and then vacated the decree the next day “upon further review of the laws of the state of Oklahoma.”

Oklahoma City strip club vows changes in bid to stay open

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The Oklahoma City Board of Adjustment is set to consider strip club’s request for an exception from city regulations on how close adult entertainment can be to a residential area.

Delayed prosecution frustrates alleged victim in case against former Seminole State College regent

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It has been nearly four years since then-Seminole State College Regent Jeffrey Lee Miller was charged with assault and battery in allegedly punching a woman in the face during 2010 Halloween party at the McAlester Country Club. The case has yet to come to trial.

Genetic testing unveils new species of primate

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A University of Oklahoma researcher was part of an international team of biologists that made a surprising discovery.

Oklahoma football: Sterling Shepard's biggest fan isn't crazy about his new role in the return game

Sports | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Scary memories from Oct. 30, 1988 — when she watched her husband Derrick knocked unconscious during a kick return — are why Cheri Shepard is uneasy about her son Sterling taking over as Oklahoma’s punt returner.

Oklahoma State football: J.W. Walsh-led offense's strength lies in run game, but Mike Gundy still wants to air it out

Sports | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

There’s no doubt Walsh is the established starter, but Gundy once again opened the door to multiple quarterbacks playing this season during a press conference Monday. He said Daxx Garman, the junior quarterback who has received rave reviews for his deep ball, is still in the mix.

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Metropolitan Library System updates its card catalog system

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Oklahoma City’s Metropolitan Library System is closed this weekend but will re-open Tuesday with a re-vamped card catalog system.

Oklahoma City school district expands meal options for students

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It was spaghetti day at Edwards, one of 52 district schools that now serve free meals to students, regardless of family income.

Thunder: Kevin Durant's popularity, marketability made his sky-high price tag worth it for Nike

Sports | Updated: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Under Armour made a strong push, offering up a deal reportedly in the $265 million to $285 million range, plus incentives, over 10 years. But on Sunday morning, ESPN reported that Nike decided to match it. Durant is now under control...

Stand up paddle boarding grows in Oklahoma as a fun fitness activity

Life | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Many paddlers say the sport is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family while getting a nice workout on an adventurous afternoon. Those who purchase a Riversport Adventure pass can make use of the boards in the Boathouse...

Edmond cancer survivor returns to Central America for victory run

Life | Updated: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Mike Wall, a longtime ministry leader at Henderson Hills Baptist Church in Edmond, ran 50 miles in Nicaragua — in celebration of his victory over skin cancer and to raise awareness about the deadly disease.



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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.

Questions remain at epicenter of quake trend

News Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

Oklahoma is a seismically active state crisscrossed with thousands of natural fault lines. But seismic activity has spiked over the past five years, leading scientists, regulators, industry representatives and the general...