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Mapping the Ku Klux Klan in Oklahoma

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In the early part of the 20th century, the Ku Klux Klan re-established itself after years of decline.

Child killed after being struck by vehicle in SW OKC

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A child was killed after he was struck by a car near SW 59 and Blackwelder Avenue on Thursday afternoon.

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not ready to support Donald Trump as the GOP nominee

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 House Speaker Paul Ryan insists he has no interest in, or intention of, seeking the Republican presidential nomination. [AP Photo]

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not ready to support Donald Trump as the GOP nominee.

Houston mayor predicts Cougars will beat Sooners by at least two touchdowns

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Running back Rodney Anderson celebrates a touchdown during Saturday’s OU spring game in Norman. [Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman]

Sylvester Turner is the mayor of Houston.

Edmond schools make progress on tornado shelters

News | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Storm shelters are on display at Biggs Backhoe & Trucking.

Edmond School Board members on Monday approved plans for a 7,250-square-foot media center and storm shelter at Orvis Risner Elementary, 2801 S Rankin.

Gorilla suffering from possible respiratory infection at OKC Zoo

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Gorilla suffering from possible respiratory infection at OKC Zoo

The 41-year-old gorilla has been showing signs of lethargic behavior over the past week and had developed a slight cough which has concerned his caretakers.

Chesapeake Energy records $921 million first-quarter loss, announces $470 million in asset sales

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Chesapeake Energy records $921 million first-quarter loss, announces $470 million in asset sales

Chesapeake Energy Corp. on Thursday reported a first-quarter net loss of $921 million and announced almost $470 million in new asset sales.

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Akolda Manyang charged with felony assault after Campus Corner incident

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Oklahoma basketball player Akolda Manyang has been charged with felony aggravated assault and battery in the aftermath of an incident that took place at Norman's Campus Corner district early&...

Oklahoma House, Senate committees pass budget legislation

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday began the daunting task of addressing a projected $1.3 billion hole in the next state budget, backing legislation that would raise or save roughly $200...

No fries with that: Call city residents Hattiesburgers

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Call them Hattiesburgers, even if historians are choking on that mouthful.Rick Taylor, who heads tourism efforts in the Mississippi Pine Belt city of Hattiesburg says that...

Right on ’Cue

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The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, and Open Flame pay homage to National Barbecue Month in 2016 opener event at American Propane.

FDA will require e-cigarettes and contents to be reviewed

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government announced sweeping new rules Thursday for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate...

Canada evacuating 8,000 wildfire evacuees by air

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FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Canadian officials began evacuating 8,000 people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray by air on Thursday and hoped to move thousands more via a highway...

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