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School superintendent turnover, in long run, shorts students, experts say

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 When the school board picked him to lead Oklahoma City Public Schools in April 2014, Rob Neu was a Seattle-area superintendent with more than 20 years of experience in public education. [Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman Archives]

From 1985 to 2000, three superintendents oversaw Oklahoma City Public Schools. But since 2000, the number of superintendents has totaled 11, which includes Aurora Lora, who was appointed last week to acting superintendent.

More than 300 Oklahomans rally at Capitol to tell state lawmakers that 'Medicaid matters'

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 Danielle O’Leary, left, leaves a Medicaid Matters rally Tuesday with her clients from Arbor Village Nursing and Rehab in Sapulpa. [Photos by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman]

“Let’s make sure our legislators are informed of how Medicaid protects vulnerable Oklahomans and is a job creator before they go in and build our state budget in the coming weeks,” said Erin Taylor, advocacy coordinator at the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council.

Cruz bows out, clears path for Trump

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, reacts as Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas,rebukes a comment made by Trump during the Republican presidential debate sponsored by CNN, Salem Media Group and the Washington Times at the University of Miami,  Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Coral Gables, Fla. (Pedro Portal/The Miami Herald via AP)  MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

A senior adviser to Ted Cruz says he has ended his campaign for president, putting Donald Trump on a glide path to claim the Republican Party's nomination.

Oklahoma City Council reviews fiscal year budget

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 Members of recruiting class 2015-1 take the oath to become firefighters during an Oklahoma City Fire Department graduation ceremony in September. The city has frozen a number of positions in anticipation of tougher times. [Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman Archives]

The city council got its first look at City Manager Jim Couch's proposed budget on Tuesday. Three public hearings will follow, with a vote on the final budget set June 14.

NBA rules officials missed five calls on final possession

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Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters (3) tries to throw the ball in as San Antonio's Manu Ginobili (20) defends during Game 2 of the second-round series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA playoffs at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Monday, May 2, 2016. Oklahoma City won 98-97. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

There were seven incorrect no-calls in the final two minutes, according the NBA Officiating Last Two Minute Report.

Kenyan police bust ISIS cell plotting large-scale biological attack

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Kenyan police bust ISIS cell plotting large-scale biological attack

Kenyan authorities have arrested three suspects in a terror ring plotting large-scale attacks on Kenyans and who are believed to have links to the Islamic State militant group.  

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Body Found on NYC Waterfront Was Wearing 'Cement Shoes': NYPD

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Police said Tuesday that a body found in a plastic bag along the Brooklyn shoreline this week was "obviously" the victim of a homicide — and that the man's feet were...

Frozen fruits and vegetables recalled over listeria fears

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Products sold at Costco, Walmart, Safeway, Trader Joe's and other stores across the U.S and Canada recalled due to potentially dangerous bacteria

Kenyan police bust ISIS cell plotting large-scale biological attack

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Kenyan authorities have arrested three suspects in a terror ring plotting large-scale attacks on Kenyans and who are believed to have links to the Islamic State militant group.   The...

OKC Thunder: Billy Donovan needs to bag a timeout

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Someone please unbutton the back pocket of his pants and stash a timeout. Two, if possible.

Thunder-Spurs: NBA rules officials missed five calls on final possession of Game 2

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As expected, the NBA on Tuesday announced a litany of violations that went uncalled in the final two minutes of Monday night's 98-97 Thunder win at San...

More than 300 rally at Capitol to tell state lawmakers that 'Medicaid matters'

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“Let’s make sure our legislators are informed of how Medicaid protects vulnerable Oklahomans and is a job creator before they go in and build our state budget in the...

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