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Expert says mentally ill are being incarcerated at ever-growing rate

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An expert on offender mental health care from New York State spoke Tuesday at an Oklahoma Department of Human Services lecture series. He spoke about both the history and possible future of the inmate mental health care system in and outside of the state.

Donors give nearly $700K after police shooting

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Donors have given nearly $700,000 to online fundraising sites set up to collect money for the family of a black 18-year-old and the white police officer who fatally shot him in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Joe Mixon case: Former state legislator says DA did not follow the law

Sports | Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The opinions never seem to stop coming in the Joe Mixon case. The latest: former Oklahoma state legislator Mike Fair.

Messages of sympathy pour in regarding Oklahoma City police dog's death

News | Updated: 3 hr ago

The Oklahoma City Police Department has received an outpouring of support in the wake of the death of Kye, the K-9 who was stabbed while helping with a police pursuit Sunday night. Services for Kye will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Southern Baptist Church, 6400 S Sooner Road.

Russell easily wins GOP nod in 5th District congressional race, will face McAffrey in general election

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Steve Russell, a retired U.S. Army officer who stressed his military experience, defeated Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas and will face Democrat Al McAffrey in the race to succeed Rep. James Lankford in Congress. State schools chief hopeful John Cox defeats Freda Deskin Connie Johnson to be Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Runoff election race results, updates

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Moore man loses 208 pounds after tornado's near miss

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A Moore man lost 208 pounds recently by participating in ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss.”

Edmond school bus driver faces sex crime charges

News | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

An Edmond elementary school bus driver accused of molesting an 8-year-old boy has been charged with eight felonies.

Barbecue Blitz: Oklahoma City-area chefs attack palates by land and sea

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Summer finally brought the heat, but three local chefs stayed cool long enough to dazzle guests with their ability to tame the challenge of surf and turf at the latest Open Flame.

It's prime time for picking pecks of peppers

Life | Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Sherrel Jones writes about how to tend the season’s harvest of peppers.

Theater Review: 'Spelling Bee' wins at Pollard Theatre in Guthrie

A&E | Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Theater Review: The Pollard Theatre in Guthrie opens its new season with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”



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The play that changed it all

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Michael Behenna looks ahead to his future

News Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Four months after his release from U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Michael Behenna is beginning his new life as a ranch hand in Medford.

Questions remain at epicenter of quake trend

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Oklahoma is a seismically active state crisscrossed with thousands of natural fault lines. But seismic activity has spiked over the past five years, leading scientists, regulators, industry representatives and the general...

Civil rights history: How did we get here?

News Published: Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

A decade of OKCPD shootings

News Updated: Mon, May 12, 2014

Enterprise reporter Juliana Keeping sifts through the data on ten years' worth of shootings by the Oklahoma City Police Department.