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At left is Michael Brooks-Jimenez, Democratic candidate for state Senate District 44 (photo provided). At right is Sen. Ralph Shortey, Republican incumbent in race for state Senate District 44 (photo by Doug Hoke / The Oklahoman).

A study in contrasts

News | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The two candidates facing off in the state Senate District 44 race — Republican incumbent Sen. Ralph Shortey and Democratic challenger Michael Brooks-Jimenez— couldn't be much more different.

OU president lifts ban on band members' free speech

News | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

University of Oklahoma President David Boren revoked a participation agreement members of the Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band were required to sign. Boren said the requirement wasn’t submitted for review or approval.

Indiana man's confession leads to 7 bodies

News: Health | Updated: 5 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Seven women's bodies were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend after a convicted sex offender's confession to one killing led police to the grisly discovery of other deaths, including three in one abandoned house, authorities said Monday.

Mike Gundy doesn't see JW Walsh returning this season

Sports | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Walsh went down with a right foot injury late in the first quarter against Missouri State and hasn't played since.


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OU marching band members 'tired of being ignored'

News | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

A full-page newspaper ad — presented as a letter to University of Oklahoma President David Boren, signed by “The Pride of Oklahoma Students” and paid for by about 80 band alumni — is intended to generate public pressure to restore the...

Facebook message not enough when terminating father's parental rights in Oklahoma

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A Facebook message a woman sent to her former sex partner announcing she was pregnant was not sufficient legal notice to support terminating the father’s parental rights, the state Supreme Court ruled this week.

Oklahoma judge explains former regent's sentence

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A McIntosh County judge says a lack of prior criminal history was one of the major reasons he chose not to give jail time to a former Seminole State College...

Companies looking to hire Oklahoma's new college grads

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Hiring of new bachelor’s-degree recipients is projected to increase by 16 percent nationwide in 2014-15, according to a new survey of nearly 5,700 employers. Job prospects are especially good in Oklahoma.

What's it like: To have tongue tie surgery

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Jaclyn Cosgrove: The lingual frenulum is a band of tissue that connects your tongue to the bottom of your mouth. A tongue tie can occur when the frenulum is too short and thick.

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