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  • OSU football: NCAA, investigative consultant say Sports Illustrated allegations 'fundamentally unfounded'

    BY JOHN HELSLEY, Staff Writer, | Updated: 6 min ago

    Sports Illustrated’s myriad allegations of misconduct within the Oklahoma State football program were “fundamentally unfounded,” according to a joint statement released Tuesday by the NCAA and an outside consultant hired by OSU. The SI series was published in September 2013 and alleged...

  • Amid fears of Ebola, Oklahoma residents stay home from work, school

    BY JACLYN COSGROVE, Staff Writer | Updated: 24 min ago

    Oklahoma passengers of a recent cruise are at “no risk” of contracting Ebola after sharing the ship with a Dallas healthcare worker who handled a laboratory specimen for an Ebola patient, health officials said Monday.

  • 'Girlfriend' crack makes Obama voting all laughs

    Updated: 34 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say stay away from red states. Vladimir Putin says mitts off Ukraine. But "don't touch my girlfriend?" Not the usual admonition heard by President Barack Obama. Let's be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot Monday in Chicago. A young...

  • Ebola is not airborne; and other facts you should know

    BY JACLYN COSGROVE | Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Oklahoman's Jaclyn Cosgrove and state epidemiologist Kristy Bradley chatted with readers Tuesday about the Ebola virus. Read an unedited transcript of the chat below. NewsOK 2:18 p.m. Hey everyone. We'll get started with our chat at 3 p.m., but you can start submitting your questions...

  • Police search for serial robber in Oklahoma City

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Updated: 2 hr ago

    Police say a man has robbed three stores at gunpoint in October.

  • Boren listens to OU band members' concerns

    By K.S. McNutt, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    About 50 to 60 members of the Pride of Oklahoma accepted University of Oklahoma President David Boren’s invitation to meet with him Monday in his office, drummer Graeme Biggs said.

  • 'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows. Wearing a dark...

  • Nixon creating group to address Ferguson issues

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. The group will examine the social and economic conditions underscored by the unrest in the St. Louis suburb...

  • CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sell smokes. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain is developing a new tobacco-free pharmacy network that it will offer as a choice...

  • Oklahoma City woman reported missing

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Tilesha Marie Thompson, 23, has been missing since Saturday.

  • One American released from North Korea, two remain

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea...

  • Judge grants hearing in Bishop McGuinness case against OSSAA

    jacob unruh | Updated: 4 hr ago

    A United States District judge has granted a hearing between Bishop McGuinness High School and the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association regarding a preliminary injunction filed by the high school over a rule it contests unfairly targets private schools. The hearing will be Nov. 5...

  • Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk. As well as questioning the...

  • Oklahoma education official seeks immediate reinstatement of No Child Left Behind waiver

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The waiver was stripped by the federal government after the state Legislature repealed Common Core academic standards.

  • State Department: 1 of 3 detainees in North Korea has been released

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — State Department: 1 of 3 detainees in North Korea has been released .


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