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Live Coverage: Prep Football Week Zero

Several prep football teams from around the state are getting a jumpstart on the regular season tonight. Follow the action with The Oklahoman's Scott Wright and Jacob Unruh, and more from around the Web.

Police talking to man who climbed Norman water tower

Traffic has been diverted near the tower, at the northeast corner of Flood and Robinson.

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Widow of slain Labor Commissioner Mark Costello files for protective order

News | Published: Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The widow of slain Labor Commissioner Mark Costello has requested protective orders against their son, Christian Costello, and his girlfriend.

Big Ten football program dismisses coach

Sports | Published: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The university says he will not be paid the remaining $3.1 million on the last two years of his original five-year contract.

Tramel: Fine college football players? When will we start fining coaches?

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College football coaches need a little more self-awareness. Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster and Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville both said their schools would consider docking money from players who violate team rules or athletic department policies or even fail to meet academic requirements.

Report: Russell Westbrook getting married this weekend

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Last summer, Thunder star Russell Westbrook proposed to long-time girlfriend Nina Earl. 

High school football: Week Zero brings curiosity, new opportunities

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The traditional opening week of the high school football season is still a week away, but thanks to a new rule adopted by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association, we’ve got real football kicking off Friday night.

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Woman struck by SUV and killed in south Oklahoma City identified Friday, driver left scene

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A woman was struck by an SUV and killed in south Oklahoma City Friday. SE 89 was shut down between Shields Boulevard and Interstate 35.

They took a 365-day honeymoon around the world

Life: Travel | Published: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

They say that traveling is the best way to test your marriage. People get stressed on the road, and the way you navigate the stresses of traveling just might determine...

Officials talking to man who climbed Norman water tower

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Traffic has been diverted near the tower, at the northeast corner of Flood and Robinson.

Guthrie's Pollard Theatre goes 'Crazy' for musicals in 29th season

A&E | Published: Fri, Aug 28, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Not only is the Pollard Theatre in Guthrie currently staging the popular country music tribute “Always … Patsy Cline,” but the company also is planning for 2015-16 three more musicals: “The...

2015 Oklahoma City homicide map

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Oklahoma City has had 54 homicides reported so far in 2015. That number is approaching last year’s total of 62 homicides, which was a drop from the previous two years. The city...

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