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Behind the story: Life without parole for drugs

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When I started working on a story about drug offenders serving life without parole for drugs, I had no idea how many handwritten letters would accumulate on the corner of my desk. After a few weeks of research, I had a handful of folks in mind that I wanted to hear from. IN-DEPTH: 'I will die in prison for a nonviolent crime

Emergency repairs ordered for Belle Isle bridge

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The Oklahoma Transportation Commission declared a emergency Monday and ordered the solicitation of bids to repair Oklahoma City’s Belle Isle Bridges on Interstate 44 after structural damage to more than half of the bridges’ 95 piers was discovered during a routine maintenance project.

Oklahoma City woman accused of leaving baby in car while drinking at bar

News | Published: Mon, May 4, 2015

A woman was arrested after leaving an 8-month-old girl in the car while she was drinking at a bar, Oklahoma City police reported.

Billy Donovan on possible return to UF: 'I know I have a history, of that, but 'no''

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In a classy move, new Thunder coach Billy Donovan returned to Gainesville, Fla., for a farewell press conference with the Florida media. Last week, Donovan said “they deserve the chance to ask me questions,” referring to the media that covered him in his 19 seasons at UF.

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High school soccer: Okarche's defense leads way to state tournament

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Throughout the slowpitch state playoffs, Okarche’s defense has shown remarkable poise. The result has been the team allowing just 2.3 runs per game to clinch a berth in the Class 2...

U.S. Supreme Court seeks Obama administration's input on Oklahoma pot case against Colorado

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The justices have asked the Justice Department to weigh in on whether Oklahoma and Nebraska should be able to sue Colorado over its drug legalization laws.

How the NFL Draft helps boost Mason Rudolph's stock even more

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On Jan. 2, Mason Rudolph made his third college start at quarterback. He completed 17 of 26 passes for 299 yards, two touchdowns and one interception as Oklahoma State beat Washington 30-22 in the...

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