• Iraqi conflict leads to higher oil prices

    By Adam Wilmoth, Energy Editor | Updated: Fri, Jun 20, 2014

    Tensions are rising in Iraq again, and oil prices are going up as well. The common pattern is repeating itself again. The rapid increase in domestic oil production has helped minimize some of the typical effects, but oil is still a global commodity heavily influenced by geopolitical issues.

  • Edmond triple-amputee, veteran wants to make statement with tattoo about his injuries

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer, dbaldwin@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Jun 20, 2014

    Triple amputee Rusty Dunagan has a tattoo that makes a statement about his injuries he received in a 2010 Afghanistan land mine and bomb attack. The 33-year-old retired U.S. Army staff sergeant is moving forward with his life.

  • All for nothing? Oklahomans with close connections to the war say they are deeply disappointed with Iraq's progress

    By Kyle Hinchey, Staff Writer, khinchey@opubco.com | Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Two years after the last American troops pulled out of the country, and after the death of nearly 4,500 U.S. military service members, some Oklahomans with close connections to the war say they are deeply disappointed with Iraq’s progress and question whether it was worth all the sacrifice.