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 Gov. Mary Fallin speaks Monday to lawmakers during the Oklahoma Legislature’s 2016 State of the State address in the chamber of the House of Representatives at the Oklahoma Capitol in Oklahoma City. [Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman]

Gov. Mary Fallin speaks Monday to lawmakers during the Oklahoma Legislature’s 2016 State of the State address in the chamber of the House of Representatives at the Oklahoma Capitol in Oklahoma City. [Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman]

Gov. Fallin warns against putting tax breaks on hold

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Oklahoma lost out on two significant business projects because the Legislature is considering trimming tax breaks, Gov. Mary Fallin said in urging lawmakers to tread lightly as they consider altering economic development incentives.

Stevie Clark is climbing the long, hard road back from the bottom

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Former Douglass and OSU player Stevie Clark is playing for Arkansas Baptist College. (Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman)

The former Douglass star and Oklahoma State prospect was back in the state on Tuesday, playing for Arkansas Baptist College.

Hertz warns 255 Oklahoma City employees of pending layoffs

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Hertz warns 255 Oklahoma City employees of pending layoffs

Jobs will vanish as company shifts information technology services to IBM. 80 Tulsa employees also to lose jobs.

Norman expo focuses on pet care

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 Jeff Ridgeway's Anatolian shepherd, Zeus, gets an identifying microchip implanted by veterinarian Darolyn McGinley, left, and Amanda Burton during a pet expo sponsored by Hands Helping Paws and Norman Animal Welfare. [PHOTO BY STEVE SISNEY, THE OKLAHOMAN]

Pet lovers got advice on how to care for their pets during an animal expo sponsored by Hands Helping Paws and Norman Animal Welfare.

Reading casts magical spell during Harry Potter Book Night at Oklahoma library

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 Jackson West, 8, laughs from behind a Harry Potter cutout as his great-grandmother Ione Hause walks past. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman]

Fans of all ages were invited to explore the magic of Hogwarts with crafts, games and trivia during Harry Potter Book Night at The Village Library.

Bethany senior earns nomination to Presidential Scholars Program

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  Ariel Thorson 

Bethany High School senior Ariel Thorson has enjoyed a whirlwind winter. Shortly after scoring a 35 on the ACT, her educational future began really taking shape. First came a full tuition...

Nonprofit donates pet oxygen masks to Midwest City firefighters

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Three pet oxygen mask kits were donated to Midwest City firefighters by the nonprofit organization Air for Paws.

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Canadian County undersheriff announces bid for sheriff

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Canadian County Undersheriff Chris West announced Wednesday he is running for the county sheriff position.

Midwest City wins Clean Cities Vision Award

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Midwest City recently was named the recipient of the 2015 Zach D. Taylor Jr. Clean Cities Vision Award for its accomplishments in advancing and deploying alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles...

Oklahoma panel approves bill to raise threshold for property crimes to be felonies

News | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

The Oklahoma House Criminal Justice and Corrections Committee on Wednesday passed a bill backed by Gov. Mary Fallin that would raise the threshhold to $1,000 before some property crimes can be...

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