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After controversial tenure, Randy Brogdon to step down as OK GOP chairman  

Former State Sen. Randy Brogdon, whose short tenure as Oklahoma Republican Party chairman has been marked with turmoil, is stepping down from the post.

The Great Banking Hall has remained empty for the past 22 years after the last banking tenant, Boatman's Bank, moved out in 1993. [Photo by Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman]

Heat loss: Heat, humidity threaten artwork in First National's great hall

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Art historians, curators and preservationists warn that with the air conditioning turned off heat and humidity threaten to further damage the murals painted on the ceiling of the Great Banking Hall at the First National Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

A lost dog named Domino becomes rallying point for Oklahoma City neighbors

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The first post went up July 9. A white boxer with a brown spot on his back, a blue collar and a stubby tail had gone missing from his Oklahoma City home near NW 34 and Youngs.

Judge takes lesser prairie chicken off endangered species list

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U.S. District Judge Robert A. Junell ruled Tuesday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to follow its own procedures in determining whether the bird should receive protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Is school lunch making the grade?

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With the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 nearing its expiration date, school districts continue to find ways to improve nutrition.

You won't believe who once coached at Central Michigan

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The college football season opens this week with an opponent we don’t know much about. Central Michigan hosts OSU on Thursday night, and outside of a general idea of where Central Michigan is — the middle part of Michigan — what do we know about Chippewa football?

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Police return woman’s stolen car — with drugs, weapons added

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CALGARY—A Calgary woman says her stolen car was recently returned to her by police but they did a lousy job of searching it before giving it back to her....

Two arrested in fatal shooting of woman found dead in Camaro at Tulsa intersection

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Two men were arrested Tuesday night in connection with the death of a woman who was shot in a car at a Tulsa intersection. Mario Gallegos, 23, and Juan Pablo Ruiz-Olvera, 24,...

Extreme rhetoric, violent acts against police need to end

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A horrific example of the tensions that linger between police and the black community was seen last month in Birmingham, Ala., where a detective was beaten with his own gun....

Suffering in silence: Professional women are quiet victims of abuse

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Professional women often suffer in silence from the devastation of domestic violence.

Janis Joplin's Bandmate Talks Heroin, Pool Hangs in Exclusive Doc Clip

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'Janis: Little Girl Blue' to make world premiere at Venice Film Festival, North American debut in Toronto.

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