• By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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NEW ORLEANS — The Orlando Magic will play in Las Vegas Summer League this upcoming summer, canceling Orlando Summer League, the Transcript has confirmed. The Oklahoma City Thunder have participated in Orlando Summer League since 2009.

  • James Beaty | CNHI News Oklahoma

McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Randy Hughes has asked the McAlester City Council to help in the school district’s quest to build a new Early Childhood Center by agreeing to a proposed city sales tax extension to help pay for it. Now, he’s waiting for an answer.

  • James Neal | CNHI News Oklahoma
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We can argue about whether or not our solutions lie in being conservative, but one thing is indisputable: this Legislature ain’t it. 

  • Cathy Spaulding | CNHI News Oklahoma

Blind students pitted their orientation skills against each other Thursday during the Regional Cane Quest competition.

  • Grant D. Crawford | CNHI News Oklahoma
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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Thursday, with Republicans promising more jobs, bigger paychecks and fairer taxes. But many experts are skeptical, especially when it comes to the middle class.

  • Sean Rowley | CNHI News Oklahoma

Hopes are perhaps higher than ever that the Oklahoma Legislature can end its special session — meeting intermittently since Sept. 25 — with the budget bill passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

  • Jimmy Gillispie | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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With limited players available Thursday, Brandon Averette and Mitchell Solomon gave the Oklahoma State men’s basketball team a much-needed boost.

  • Eric Prisbell | CNHI Sports
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Nearly one year after Texas made a big-splash hire in bringing Tom Herman to Austin, the Longhorns find themselves in an all too familiar position – mired in the latter stages of a middling season.

  • James Neal | CNHI News Oklahoma
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"I want this to be a ministry that helps people do what God has called them to do." — Rodney Fowler, transitional housing director for Hope Outreach Ministries and founder of Calvary Crosses

  • By Sean Rowley | CNHI News Oklahoma

After several weeks of paralyzation, there was movement by the Oklahoma Legislature this week during its special session, including passage of a budget by the House of Representatives that accounts for the loss of $215 million after a cigarette tax was ruled unconstitutional.

  • By Mike Elswick | CNHI Oklahoma

It’s holiday movie blockbuster season and Felix Waller thinks Muskogee now has a blockbuster quality venue to view the latest flicks Hollywood has to offer.

  • By Joy Hampton | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Norman’s dependence on sales tax to fund everything from operating expenses and capital projects to public safety, libraries, swimming pools and parks could have repercussions in the near future. 

  • By Fred Katz | CNHI Sports Oklahoma
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OKLAHOMA CITY — If you’re into loud buzzers, you would have loved the first half of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s match against the Chicago Bulls. 

  • By Eric Prisbell | CNHI Sports
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By elevating Oklahoma only one spot in the College Football Playoff rankings, the selection committee sent a clear message that, at least for this week, it doesn’t think too highly of a conference that has been both good and deep this season.

  • By Marjorie Buchanan | CNHI Oklahoma

This column will be the last one until after Thanksgiving so my wish to you: Happy Thanksgiving!

  • By Jacob McGuire | CNHI News Oklahoma
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NORMAN — A Cleveland County judge ruled that several major pharmaceutical companies will have to start producing documents and answering written questions from the state in connection with a class action lawsuit Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed in June.