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427! Perine breaks NCAA record in Sooners win

Sports Updated: 5 hr ago

NORMAN — On the way back home from Oklahoma’s win at Texas Tech last weekend, Sooner running backs coach Cale Gundy noticed that Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon had broken the 15-year, NCAA single-game rushing record with a...

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D.C. Notes: Oklahoma legislators' influence should grow in Congress

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Rep. Frank Lucas spent several years working his way to the top spot on the House Agriculture Committee. Once he became chairman, in 2011, he fought for three years to get a sweeping farm bill signed into law.

Oklahoma City school district forfeits more than $3.5 million unused federal funds

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Scott Randall, the Oklahoma City school district’s chief financial officer, says the school board acted responsibly by rejecting initiatives that failed to improve achievement.

No legal marijuana, no property worries in Oklahoma

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In Oklahoma, marijuana is still illegal, and probably destined to stay illegal here for a long, long time, despite the hopes and goals of proponents of decriminalizing it. Might as well worry about air rights over Bricktown when pigs fly.

New development will bring thousands of new workers to northeast OKC

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New office, industrial and medical development on the east side of Interstate 235 between Britton Road and Wilshire Boulevard over the next few years is estimated to bring more than 2,000 new employees to northeast Oklahoma City.

Hard tests given at Dolese Bros concrete company in Oklahoma City

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Dolese Bros Co. centralizes construction material testing at its new quality-control lab in Oklahoma City.

Books: Give the gift of words this Christmas

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Books are some of the best holiday gifts, and here are suggestions for some that you might like to purchase for those special readers on your holiday list.

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In Mason Rudolph, Cowboys seem to have found their quarterback of the future

Sports Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

WACO, Texas — Mike Gundy really isn’t in to answering questions these days, but the longer this game went on the banks of the Brazos, the more the prevailing question changed.







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Fraud issues draining federal program to help injured workers

Voices | Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

ONE of the many problems with an ever-bigger government is that it amplifies the impact of incompetence or corruption. That’s certainly the case with the Social Security Disability Insurance...

Jonathan Small: Oklahoma lawmakers should pursue pro-growth policies

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Policy impacts lives, therefore policymakers must pursue policies that unleash human potential and empower Oklahomans. The clear lesson from the election is that across the country, voters rewarded bold and...

David Blatt: Fallin given four more years as Oklahoma governor. Now what?

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As expected, Oklahoma voters have re-elected Gov. Mary Fallin to a second term. Backed by a strong Republican majority in the Legislature, the governor will have another four years to...

George F. Will: Recalling Rockefeller

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WASHINGTON — Seen through the prism of subsequent national experience, Nelson Rockefeller resembles a swollen post-war automobile — a land yacht with tail fins, a period piece, bemusing and embarrassing. He remains,...

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