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Classroom in the new Academy of Classical Christian Studies, Monday, July 14, 2014.   Photo by David McDaniel, The Oklahoman
Classroom in the new Academy of Classical Christian Studies, Monday, July 14, 2014. Photo by David McDaniel, The Oklahoman

Budget crisis could endanger suspension program

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An Oklahoma City school district program that offers academic instruction and counseling services to students facing long-term suspensions could be eliminated by impending budget cuts.

Oklahoma senators' proposed bill seeks Veterans Affairs fixes

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 Sen. Jim Inhofe

Oklahoma Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford introduced legislation Friday to give regional Veterans Affairs networks more authority to remove top hospital staff members.

OU vs. Kansas: The greatest game Dick Vitale ever called

Sports | Updated: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
 Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield walks off the floor following an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Hield scored 46 points in the game. Kansas defeated Oklahoma 109-106 in triple overtime. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Thirty-three years ago Wednesday, top-ranked North Carolina played second-ranked Virginia in UNC's famed Carmichael Auditorium.

High school basketball: Results for Friday, February 12

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Friday, February 12 high school basketball results.

Thunder journal: Kevin Durant has “never thought” the Thunder might entertain trading him

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Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Orlando Magic at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

In his initial meeting with the All-Star Game media, Kevin Durant was asked plenty of the same free agency questions that he’s been asked the past couple weeks. But...

Pioneer Woman announces possible opening date for Pawhuska project

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Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, announces more progress on her Osage Mercantile Building renovation project in Pawhuska. FOOD NETWORK/Courtesy

After a few years of renovations on her deli/restaurant, Ree Drummond has penciled in August as an opening date. Drummond, famously known for her Pioneer Woman blog that chronicles...

Mayor from Midwest City concedes general election

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Midwest City Mayor Jay Dee Collins, who drew fewer votes than challenger Matt Dukes in this week's primary and recall election, has decided to drop out of the race.

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Defendant in Moore beheading repeats request for death penalty; judge holds off

News | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

A murder defendant told a judge Thursday he still wants to plead guilty and be given a death sentence for beheading a co-worker at a Moore food distribution plant.

Oklahoma Democratic Party sues Fallin over records request

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Oklahoma Democrats asked for records on how much the governor spent on her trip to Paris in June. The organization complained its request made in June still hasn't been fulfilled.

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