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  • Rescued animals in Norman are looking for new homes

    From Staff Reports  | Published: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    Eighteen dogs and 10 cats were taken from a house by Norman animal control officers Thursday.

  • Sports on TV: Saturday, Aug. 29

    By Todd Schoenthaler | Published: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 11 a.m. — Miami Cent. vs. Dematha — ESPN (Cox 29) Noon — Spartanburg vs. Wakulla — ESPNU (Cox 253) 3 p.m. — Benedictine vs. Cent. Catholic — ESPNU (Cox 253) 4 p.m. — Arlington Martin vs. Desoto — ESPN2 (Cox 28) 6 p.m. — Peachtree Ridge vs. Archer — ESPNU (Cox 253)...

  • Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's office will start new review duties of boards and commissions

    BY RANDY ELLIS Staff Writer rellis@oklahoman.com | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt sent out about 100 letters to Oklahoma boards and commissions whose board members consist predominantly of the professions they regulate, directing them to forward summaries of all proposed board actions that could trigger antitrust concerns for review.

  • Big first step for little boy with liver transplant in Edmond

    BY DIANA BALDWIN Staff Writer dbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Jaxon Saenz of Edmond, Oklahoma, didn't go to school last year because he couldn't take the chance of getting a virus or infection while waiting for a new liver.

  • After hours-long standoff, man climbs down from Norman water tower

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Traffic was diverted near the tower, at the northeast corner of Flood and Robinson.

  • FAA reports five close calls with drones in Oklahoma

    By Adam Kemp Staff Writer akemp@Oklahoman.com | Updated: 9 hr ago

    As the use of drones in Oklahoma and across the U.S. has soared in recent years, so, too, have the number of incidents where the unmanned vehicles come in close proximity to piloted aircraft.

  • Hillary Clinton Really Is Coming For Your Guns

    Published: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    Some politicians talk about gun control once in a while. Clinton has been pushing to curb firearms for decades. No wonder the NRA has vowed to bring her down.

  • California Drought Dry Town

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    In this July 2, 2015 photo, Grecia Marquez kisses her daughter, Yaritza Pizano, 4, in front of their home in the community of Okieville, on the outskirts of Tulare, Calif. As temperatures finally begin to drop in the summertime evenings, the family heads out to the steps in front of what was once...

  • Business Q&A with Mark A. Craige

    BY PAULA BURKES | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Oklahoma business Q&A with Mark A. Craige: In the context of a reorganization, bad faith is determined by application of the “classic badges of a bad-faith bankruptcy filing” or what are often referred to as bad faith “factors.”

  • Q&A with "War Room" producer Stephen Kendrick

    Carla Hinton | Updated: 18 hr ago

    Stephen Kendrick, producer of the new movie "War Room" had much to say during a recent telephone interview.  Those Oklahomans who have been following the film-making career of Kendrick and his brother Alex, might be interested to know that he will be speaking at Oklahoma Baptist...

  • TUTTLE'S 'D' PARTY

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Updated: 18 hr ago

    TUTTLE — There wasn't much sleep the past week for Tuttle senior defensive end Dalton Cooper. Certainly not with Davis' vaunted triple-option offense and 30-game winning streak coming to town for the state's first Week Zero. He stayed up late studying film looking for a way to stop the run and...

  • Lawton’s interception seals Bethany win

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Updated: 18 hr ago

    BETHANY — Bethany junior Hassan Lawton could only shrug and smile as he talked about his game-clinching interception. “I just did my job, and the quarterback threw the ball right to me,” Lawton said.  Lawton's pick — his second of the night in a crucial situation — snuffed out Lone...

  • El Paso pitching staff shuts down Dodgers

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    EL PASO, Texas — Chris Smith pitched seven innings of solid baseball on Friday night, helping the El Paso Chihuahuas whip the Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-1 before 8,806 fans at Southwest University Park. Smith (5-6) gave up the Dodgers' only run on four hits and a walk. He struck out a...

  • MLB Notebook

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Mariners fire Zduriencik The Seattle Mariners have fired general manager Jack Zduriencik after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Team President Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik on Friday. Assistant general manager Jeff...

  • A BAD EXAMPLE

    BY JENNI CARLSON | Updated: 18 hr ago

    It's getting harder and harder to get angry with athletes behaving badly. Seems they're just following the leaders nowadays. This past week or so has been marred by bad behavior from coaches and administrators and others in powerful positions. These are the same people who are...



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