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Norman High School students walk out of class in protest concerning off-campus sexual assault allegations

Norman High School students are expected to walk out of class on Monday morning as a protest against the way allegations of off-campus sexual assault were handled by the administration.

Power Lunch: Chat with Thunder writer Darnell Mayberry

The Thunder is in a slump. Is help on the way from Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook? Ask Thunder writer Darnell Mayberry your Thunder and NBA related questions at 11 a.m. on the Power Lunch chat.
Kevin Durant poses for a photo during the Oklahoma City Thunder media day photo shoot at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Monday, Sept 29, 2014. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

What Oklahoma sports fans have to be thankful for during the holiday season

Sports | Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

You already know that these are tough times in our neck of the sports woods. The Thunder is wounded. The Sooners have disappointed. The Cowboys are struggling. But it’s Thanksgiving week, and that means we’re contractually obligated to give thanks.

Obama announces Hagel resignation from Pentagon

News | Published: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded it’s an “appropriate time” for him to complete his service.

$1 billion campaign brings change to OSU

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OSU’s seven-year Branding Success campaign comes to an end Dec. 31. President Burns Hargis said the impact goes well beyond the dollars raised.

No one prouder of Samaje Perine than his mother

Sports | Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

NORMAN — Gloria Perine stood outside the Barry Switzer Center a few minutes after her 19-year-old son had recorded the greatest single-game rushing performance in major college football history, still seemingly overwhelmed by what she’d just witnessed.

Oklahoma City Thunder's playoffs hopes fade with each loss

Sports | Published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

This team is turning into lovable losers, and all that these early failures have done is move this season closer to the brink. Scott Brooks' strange decision backfires in another Thunder loss Thunder needs more out of Scott Brooks More Thunder

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Oklahoma legislators' influence should grow in Congress

News | Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Rep. Frank Lucas spent several years working his way to the top spot on the House Agriculture Committee. Once he became chairman, in 2011, he fought for three years to get a sweeping farm bill signed into law.

Oklahoma City school district forfeits more than $3.5 million unused federal funds

News | Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Scott Randall, the Oklahoma City school district’s chief financial officer, says the school board acted responsibly by rejecting initiatives that failed to improve achievement.

Smuggler of illegal immigrants sentenced after Oklahoma wreck killed passenger

News | Updated: 12 hr ago

Jonathan Rene Martinez, 27, of Houston, fell asleep in northern Oklahoma in October 2013 driving illegal immigrants who had paid for a ride to California. Man who hired him snuck out of hospital with help despite severe injuries.

New development will bring thousands of new workers to northeast OKC

Business | Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

New office, industrial and medical development on the east side of Interstate 235 between Britton Road and Wilshire Boulevard over the next few years is estimated to bring more than 2,000 new employees to northeast Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City federal court collects more than $36 million in 2014

News | Updated: 19 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The total collected by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Oklahoma is $36,340,329.15, and includes court cases as well as asset forfeiture for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, spokesman Bob Troester said.

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