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Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is seen during the group portrait, Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch

Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 4.7 magnitude earthquake early Monday. The quake was recorded at 3:49 a.m. about 16 miles west-southwest of Medford. STEPHEN PINGRY/Tulsa World file

5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

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It was the third-largest temblor ever recorded in the state.

Oklahomans react to Justice Scalia's death

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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks during a news conference in New York. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Chad Rachman)

Oklahomans reacted Saturday night to the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Bricktown upgrades proposed in Oklahoma City

Business | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
 A report by the OU Institute for Quality Communities set to be implemented by Downtown Oklahoma City Inc. includes recommendation for new signage and a crosswalk at the Bricktown Canal Plaza next to Brickopolis. Rendering by the OU Institute for Quality Communities. [Drawing provided]

Better signs, improved walkways and more access from one side of the Bricktown Canal to others are among recommendations made to Downtown Oklahoma City, Inc. by the University of Oklahoma Institute of Quality Communities.

It's arrangement that blooms over half-century for florist

Business | Updated: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
 Gloria Martin, an employee since 1978, works on a flower arrangement for Valentine's Day on Tuesday at Trochta's Flowers in Oklahoma City. [Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman]

Florist Ernie Caesar will be celebrating his 50th Valentine's Day on Sunday at Trochta's Flowers in Oklahoma City. He began working at the flower shop while in high school in 1966.

Budget crisis could put Oklahoma City school district's suspension programs at risk

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

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.

Dozens of former players turn out to salute retiring Putnam City coach A.D. Burtschi

Sports | Published: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Putnam City coach A.D. Burtschi waves to the crowd as he stands with his family at halftime of the boys high school basketball game between the Pirates and Putnam City West at Putnam City High School in Warr Acres. At halftime, Putnam City named its basketball court after Burtschi, who will retire after this season. (Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman)

Capping the night in dramatic fashion, senior Grason Wright made a free throw with no time remaining on the clock to give Burtschi his 753rd career victory, 60-59 over Putnam...

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...

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5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook northwest Oklahoma and was felt in seven other states on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the third-largest temblor ever recorded in...

Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch

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Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said.

Emily Steele will be the new principal at Sequoyah Middle School in Edmond

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Emily Steele will become the principal at Sequoyah Middle School in Edmond, taking over the leadership position from Jason Galloway, who is leaving to become principal of the new Heartland...

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Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump  shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich  walk past after a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College  Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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