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HELENA, Okla. — The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has transferred more than a dozen inmates from James Crabtree Correctional Center to facilities across the state on the heels of a physical altercation inside the prison Wednesday afternoon where four inmates were injured in two separate altercations minutes apart.

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The report lists "DUI" as the cause of the collision and Gore's condition as "odor of alcohol." The man was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. 

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Dogs and cats do not tolerate high temperatures as well as humans. They do not perspire, and so do not have the cooling benefits of water evaporation from the skin. Their main method of controlling body temperature is by panting to exchange cooler outside air for the warm air in their lungs. Radiation of heat from the skin surface also helps reduce body temperature.

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Despite a recent push to increase access, many lower-income addicts — including those battling opioids — face long waits to get treatment at state-funded, in-patient centers.

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Four Tahlequah Public Schools students will be participating in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, as long as they can raise the money for the six-day trip.

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Johnathan Zamudio, 32, of Glenpool, appeared in court Thursday via video feed from the Muskogee County/City Detention Facility to be formally charged with first-degree murder. 

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A local nonprofit and four of its employees settled civil claims arising from the December 2016 death of a teenager being held at the Muskogee County Regional Juvenile Detention Center. 

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As the conference room filled and the volume grew, a mixture of anticipation, cheerful greetings and solemn resolve settled in for the Northwest Oklahoma Alliance (NwOA) and State Chamber Research Foundation OK2030 Regional Forum. 

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Entertainment overlay districts, homelessness, watershed and wildlife rehab bond and banning disposal wells are among the top goals from The Norman City Council's retreat.

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A four-hour standoff Thursday ended after a man who barricaded himself inside his mobile home surrendered.

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"(Kaeli Jantz) possesses a unique ability to reach students whose native languages are Spanish and Marshallese. Many of Jantz’s students do not speak English, but her dedication and their determination allows them to grow and become confident with both math and the English language."

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A state investigation into Epic Charter Schools has expanded to include the school’s chief financial officer and four current or former board members, according to a search warrant filed in Oklahoma County Wednesday.

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EDMOND, Okla. — Most of the elected members to the House of Representatives during the last election cycle are sensible political moderates rather than being extreme liberals as often characterized, Congresswoman Kendra Horn said Wednesday.

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Conspiracy theories have always been a part of the American fabric. Among the most well-known involve the death of President John F. Kennedy; the purported coverup of an alien spacecraft in New Mexico; a faked moon landing; and the existence of the Illuminati or the "deep state," a worldwide cabal of powerful people pulling the switches.

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We want to join Muskogee County Election Board Secretary Kelly Beach in reminding residents that if they want absentee ballots mailed to them in time to vote on the Muskogee Public Schools Special Bond Proposition on Oct. 8, they should apply now.

What looks like a pile of rocks can dazzle with colors when shown in the right light, according to area rock hounds.

Friends and co-workers described Ronald Boren as an "icon, a connoisseur of music and a priceless asset" in Muskogee. The curator of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame died Tuesday. He was 59.

The Tom Skinner Skyline Music Festival is in full force as I write this column. Being in Austin, I was unable to attend, but my thoughts about Tom were flowing in technicolor! The festival’s proceeds go to the Red Dirt Relief Fund, which possibly wouldn’t exist without the inspiration Tom provided to many of the organizers.

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The world’s top 12 chess players are in St. Louis this month for the Sinquefield Cup, which runs until Aug. 29. Three of the world’s top players are from the United States (F. Caruana, W.So, and H. Nakamura). Vishy Anand of India and the world champion prior to Magnus Carlsen’s ascension has taken an early lead.

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Nobody should resent anybody who has legitimately made a nice living. That is the American dream, after all. But there is something untoward about a gaggle of millionaires proclaiming they speak for working-class Americans while they decry and vilify accumulation of wealth.

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U.S. District Judge James Payne has given the state of Oklahoma 120 days to either grant Karl Fontenot a new trial or order his permanent release from prison, according to an order issued Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.

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A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Karl Fontenot, one of the defendants profiled in the Netflix documentary and John Grisham book “The Innocent Man,” be either released from prison permanently or granted a new trial.

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A Muskogee man was a victim of homicide, and another man has been arrested on a murder complaint, according to a police report.

During the Opioid Epidemic Response event hosted by the OSU Center of Health Sciences Center for Wellness & Recovery in July, Sarah Johnson gave a report on findings from a project she directs through the Cherokee County Health Services Council.

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