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10 Kevin Durant quotes that will inspire you

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10 Kevin Durant quotes that will inspire you

Kevin Durant is one of our state's favorite people. When he's not leading the Thunder on the court, he's leading by example in the community, and we love him for all of it.

Outpouring of support exemplifies Monty and Ingrid Williams’ impact in basketball community

Sports | Published: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Thunder fan Kathy Medford of Midwest City looks at flowers she and others left in memory of Ingrid Williams, the wife of Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams, before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Oklahoma City Thunder outside of the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Ingrid Williams died Wednesday evening after being injured in a car crash Tuesday night. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

By pure NBA scheduling coincidence, the New Orleans Pelicans arrived in Oklahoma City just hours after news spread of the tragic death of Ingrid Williams. Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson: 'They were inseparable'

Man accused of decapitating his grandmother and her husband makes first court appearance

News | Updated: 19 hr ago
 Quinton D. Laster, 20, appears before Special Judge Russell Hall via video from the Oklahoma County jail on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, to be arraigned on two murder complaints in the deaths of his grandmother and her husband earlier this week inside their Oklahoma City home. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman.

A 20-year-old man police say admitted to shooting and decapitating his grandmother and her husband in their Oklahoma City home remained mostly silent during his first court appearance.

Another resignation

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Open records. Steve Mullins, Governor Mary Fallin's General Counsel, discusses open records, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Photo By David McDaniel/The Oklahoman  David McDaniel - The Oklahoman

Gov. Mary Fallin's legal counsel Steve Mullins, who testified before a state grand jury investigating an execution drug mix-up, resigned Thursday. Mullins is the third person to resign after testifying.

Movie review: 'Deadpool'

A&E | Published: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 | Comment on this article Leave a comment
Movie review: 'Deadpool'

"Deadpool" is the trillionth Marvel comic book movie adaptation and first blockbuster of the year. It's also a borderline "Looney Tunes" cartoon. Think vigilante Bugs Bunny in a red suit. With lotsa guns.

Budget hole grows to $1.3 billion amid oil bust

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Sen. Clark Jolley, chairman of the appropriations, left, and Rep. Earl Sears, chairman of House and appropriations and budget committee talk during the Oklahoma Legislature's 2016 State-of-the-State Address by Gov. Mary Fallin in the chamber of the House of Representatives at the Oklahoma state capitol on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman

State officials said Thursday that the hole in next year's budget has grown to $1.3 billion.

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College player assaulted for helping rape victim

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University of Tennessee football players confronted and assaulted wide receiver Drae Bowles as retribution for helping a woman who said she was raped by then-Volunteer players A.J....

Parents see south Tulsa Waffle House robber on local news, turn in their son

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A man accused of robbing a south Tulsa Waffle House restaurant after eating breakfast there was arrested Thursday after his parents recognized him on TV news. Andrew Nicholas Deweese, 36, was...

Investigators say Friday fire at Oklahoma City business intentionally set

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Fire investigators say Friday fire at northwest Oklahoma City restaurant was intentionally set and caused thousands of dollars in damage.

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