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Three turtles bask on driftwood Monday at Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City. Water levels are back to normal after heavy rains in May filled the lake. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman Steve Gooch - The Oklahoman

May marks wettest month on record in Oklahoma's history

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May marked the wettest month on record in Oklahoma’s history, with a statewide average of 14.40 inches. The previous rainiest month was October 1941, when the state saw an average of 10.75 inches of rain.

Bob Stoops: 'Some of those NFL guys might rather have my job'

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Bob Stoops has had his chances to leave Oklahoma since he came to Norman in 1999. 

Oklahoma business briefs for June 2

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Oklahoma business briefs for June 2, 2015

Married Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists balance love, life and the lab

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Scott and Kendra Plafker work at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation studying age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss among elderly Americans. The couple are searching for ways...

Time to use U.S. energy as a foreign policy tool

Voices | Published: Tue, Jun 2, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

THE push to end the 1970s-era ban on oil exports is typically based on economic arguments, but the value of lifting the ban as a tool of foreign policy is...


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Teammate: Frank Shannon back with Sooners after suspension

Sports | Updated: Sun, May 31, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Linebacker Frank Shannon is back with Oklahoma after a nearly year-long suspension, according to a tweet from teammate Zack Sanchez. FRANK SHANNON IS BACK !!! — Zack Sanchez (@ZSanchez15) June 1, 2015 Shannon was...

Prison weddings in Oklahoma on hold until U.S. Supreme Court rules on same-sex marriage

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If the high court upholds same-sex marriage, the state Corrections Department will rework its policy on offender marriage to comply with the law.

Twitter Wants Kim Kardashian to Name Her Next Baby 'South'

A&E: Celebrity | Published: Mon, Jun 1, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Kim Kardashian announced on Sunday’s Keeping Up with the Kardashians that she and hubby Kanye West are expecting a second child. The news immediately began trending on Twitter and,...

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