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Joshua Kraft, 26, of Pauls Valley, stands on the front porch of his family home. Kraft suffers from chronic depression and severe anxiety, which prevents him from holding a job. Photo by K.T. King, The Oklahoman KT King - The Oklahoman

Without Medicaid expansion, many Oklahomans with mental health issues will go untreated, experts say

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An estimated 122,000 Oklahomans with mental health issues who would have qualified for Medicaid in Oklahoma if the program were expanded to include more low-income adults, according to a report from the American Mental Health Counselors Association.

Nick Saban 'had to convince team' to play in 'consolation game' against Sooners

Sports | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Maybe Shawn Oakman wasn’t all wrong. Maybe Alabama doesn’t care about non-National Championship bowl games.

Oklahoma legislator doctor wants minors housed at Fort Sill quarantined

News | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

A state legislator who is one of two doctors in the Oklahoma Legislature says state officials are ignoring his request that unaccompanied immigrant minors being housed at Fort Sill be quarantined.

LG G3 review: Hail to the king, baby

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The LG G3 is now the Android smartphone to beat.

FBI reports robbery of northwest Oklahoma City bank

News | Updated: 8 hr ago

A woman walked into the Bank of America at 5613 N May Ave. Monday afternoon and showed a note demanding money and indicating she had a gun. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 290-7770.

DC court deals major setback to Obamacare

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WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled here Tuesday that the Affordable Care Act does not allow people to get subsidies for insurance they buy on federal exchanges.



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Oklahoma saw the rise and fall of Harold's clothing chain

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Norman-based clothing chain was a success story that collapsed amid a change in ownership and the Great Recession.

OSSAA legal costs spark criticism

News | Published: Mon, Jul 21, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has racked up more than $1 million in legal fees and expenses in the past four years, and some of its critics say those costs are too high.

Concert review: Steely Dan in Oklahoma City

News | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Concert review: Steely Dan delivered some hard-driving, jazz-tinged rock from their extensive repertoire when they performed Monday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.

Conservation work is a part of life for Edmond family

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Hannah and Cameron Lang, of Edmond, Oklahoma, developed an interest in wildlife conservation at an early age.

About one-third of jobs outside college majors, survey finds

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CareerBuilder survey says grads’ majors don’t align with their jobs. Meanwhile, hiring experts say it doesn’t matter; that college majors are largely unimportant.




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