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Rare tick-borne illness confirmed in Oklahoma

This case is the first to be detected in Oklahoma, and only the second case in the United States.
Elaborate metal work adorns the First National Center tower in Oklahoma City. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman STEVE SISNEY - THE OKLAHOMAN

Ownership of downtown Oklahoma City landmark is in dispute

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Legal wranglings reveal a maze of transactions and claims surrounding the historic First National Center downtown Oklahoma City.

Storms dump more rain as tornado, flooding claim more lives

News | Updated: 13 hr ago

Three weeks ago, Sandra Swinney moved to Blue, a rural community in Bryan County, to be closer to her family. On Monday night, Swinney’s family found her body lying not far from the ruins of her mobile home. “The tornado came and got her,” said her brother. Highways closed Wednesday in Oklahoma due to flooding Rising Cimarron River threatens more homes near Crescent

Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

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ZURICH — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.

Abused, neglected children handcuffed at state-run shelter in Oklahoma City

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Abused and neglected children being cared for at a state-run emergency shelter in Oklahoma City have been handcuffed and threatened with pepper spray and stun weapons, The Oklahoman has learned. Child given wrong medicine at DHS shelter

Big 12's non-conference schedule is embarrassing

Sports | Published: Sat, May 23, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Only the SEC schedules as poorly as does the Big 12, and the SEC has all the hype and the track record of recent national championships to tout. The Big 12 has neither.

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If you don't think timing is everything, you don't know Jax Soul Kitchen in Norman

News | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Jax Soul Kitchen in Norman opened in the fall, but the seed was planted for it in 1981 when Jack Hooper opened the Red Parrot Cafe. Hooper’s notion that Norman would embrace Cajun and Creole flavors was just about a quarter-century ahead...

Long-time Haunted House owner, Marian Thibault, passes away

News | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

Marian Thibault, long-time owner of The Haunted House Restaurant in Oklahoma City, died May 22 at age 89. The restaurant, which closed in April, was auctioned to a new owner who will determine whether he can reopen The Haunted House by mid-May.

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