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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaks at the National Press Club in Washington about state initiatives on issues ranging from education to energy. Photo by Chris Casteel, The Oklahoman

Fallin sends letter to White House to complain about program for children from Central America

News | Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin sent a letter to the White House Monday complaining about an operation at Fort Sill that is caring for minor children from Central America who have crossed the U.S. border illegally.

Stephen A. Smith apologizes on ESPN's 'First Take'

Sports | Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

On Friday’s First Take, Stephen A. Smith made remarks that spawned controversy in the wake of the NFL’s decision to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was recently involved in a domestic dispute with now wife. Smith made a formal apology on Monday for those remarks.

What's next for downtown Oklahoma City?

Business | Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Longtime eyesores are being converted into jewels as Oklahoma City developers take on challenges to renew buildings.

Oklahoma restaurants, consumer activists continue fight over mixed drink tax

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

For six years or so, former attorney Tom Erbar traveled across the state, buying mixed drinks at more than 2,000 restaurants and bars. Often, he took along his mother, Gladys Erbar. They claim they were charged too much for their alcohol hundreds of times.

US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

News: US | Updated: 18 min ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration pushed back Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism aimed at Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, with U.S. officials saying Kerry had in no way abandoned key Israeli needs.

Take off your clothes to make it in TV

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NEW YORK (AP) — A male contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn't beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. He wanted to check her out from behind, and didn't need to use his imagination.

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What's it like: To suffer sleep deprivation

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Jaclyn Cosgrove: A variety of life circumstances can cause a person to not sleep well. Sleep problems are one of the most common reasons someone might see a primary care doctor.

Sulphur hero dies in traffic collision just weeks after saving young woman from burning car

News | Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

The community of Sulphur has been touched by the death of Rally Beam, a high school senior. Weeks earlier, he was called a hero for pulling a Davis girl from her car moments before it was engulfed in flames.

Can journalism interns get out of EscapeOKC by deadline?

Life | Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Escape OKC gives a participants a video game experience without a screen.

Oklahoma City mobile boutique takes fashion to the streets

Business | Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Cargo Room business allows owner to tow the store to different locations in Oklahoma City.




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