Attorneys across Oklahoma will provide free legal advice Thursday, Sept. 30, during the 70th annual statewide Law Day celebration. Oklahoma City and Tulsa lawyers will staff the statewide, toll-free hotline between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. The toll-free number to call is 800-456-8525 or email AskAL…

Throughout the past year the gaps in healthcare and barriers to medical access in our communities have become more apparent to Health Care Officials. In an effort to eliminate barriers, such as transportation, location, time, and access, the county health departments of District 4 are please…

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of COVID-19 deaths in Oklahoma during the pandemic neared 10,000 on Wednesday, while the total number of coronavirus cases topped 600,000, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

STILLWATER – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced today that the USDA is investing $1,426,960 in grants to support 10 projects in rural Oklahoma.

Oklahoma scheduled seven executions Monday in what would be the first lethal injections for the state since putting them on hold six years ago following a series of mishaps.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be hindered by a mismatch in labor supply and demand along with a shortage of quality, affordable child care options, experts told a state Senate committee Tuesday.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Disability advocates Thursday celebrated a ruling that bars the state from implementing a new law requiring Oklahomans with intellectual disabilities to wait five years before accessing specialized home and community-based services through the state’s Medicaid program.

A group of landowners and residents who have opposed nearby aggregate mines in south central Oklahoma are asking the state Department of Mines to redo several permits where the agency didn’t disclose a hearing officer and an attorney for the mining companies used to be married.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Battle lines are being drawn as Republican leaders vow to fight President Biden’s new vaccine mandates, and Oklahoma’s top business advocacy group said it wouldn’t be surprised if the policy faces additional legal challenges from the private sector.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers are funding some executive branch functions on the backs of Oklahoma’s criminal defendants by allowing judges to tack on additional fees, criminal justice advocates told lawmakers this week.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One of the nation's largest Confederate monuments came down Wednesday as workers removed a figure of Gen. Robert E. Lee that towered over Virginia's capital city for more than a century and became a target of protesters seeking to abolish symbols of racial injustice.

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STILLWATER – Since March 2020, it’s impossible to calculate the loss of life and productivity as well as societal damage caused by COVID. A vaccine is the world’s best hope for preventing deaths and staffing hospitals while helping people return to work and school, according to a media release.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Starting next week, public schools in the state can mandate masks as long as they offer parents opt-out options for personal, religious or medical reasons, an Oklahoma County judge ruled Wednesday.

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Standing next to the photo of Braylee Henry on District Attorney’s Jason Hicks desk, mother Renee Henson spoke about the recent opinion the Oklahoma Court of Appeals put out Tuesday.

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While Oklahoma State is progressing toward having most players who play every down healthy by Saturday’s season opener against Missouri State, one impact player on special teams appears to be ready to roll come 6 p.m. Saturday in Boone Pickens Stadium.

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The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday withdrew its opinion on how the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma is applied to four cases — including one the state is fighting to overturn the decision in the nation's highest court.

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TAHLEQUAH — Chelbie Turtle, 20, of Park Hill, was crowned Miss Cherokee 2021-2022 during the annual leadership competition held at Cornerstone Fellowship Church in Tahlequah Saturday.

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Armed with the news that booster shot guidelines are on the horizon, tribal nations in Oklahoma continue their fight against COVID-19 in a state with a low vaccination rate as another surge pushes health care systems to their limits.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The four largest hospitals in Oklahoma City on Monday said they either have no intensive care bed space available or no space for COVID-19 patients as the delta variant-fueled surge in coronavirus cases has increased hospitalizations in the state.

A partnership including Oklahoma Transportation and the Association of Oklahoma General Contractors announced Friday a first-in-the-nation effort for Oklahoma’s teen drivers to become “Work Zone Safe” by launching an online work zone driving safety course at the 2021 Oklahoma Traffic Safety …

SINGAPORE (AUG. 23, 2021) Vice President Kamala Harris addresses the crew of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) during an all-hands call, Aug. 23, 2021. Tulsa, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on a rotational deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operatio…

OKLAHOMA CITY — Two Oklahomans who fought in Afghanistan say their optimism is fading after nearly a week of unsuccessful attempts to rescue the stranded family of a wartime interpreter who put his life on the line to keep one of them safe.

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More than 1,000 comments were made within the first 15 hours of Rocklahoma sharing a major change to the Labor Day weekend lineup.

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover. The attacks killed at least 60 Afghans and…

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Jimcy McGirt was sentenced in federal court in Muskogee on Wednesday to life in prison.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of coronavirus hospitalizations in Oklahoma on Wednesday topped 1,500 for the first time since January, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, as the highly contagious delta variant spreads in the state.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has appointed Tulsa pediatrician Dr. Runako Whittaker to the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors.

Associated Press — Some members of Congress want to ensure that protections are put in place to address ongoing trauma as more information comes to light about the troubled history of Indigenous boarding schools in the United States.

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STILLWATER – It’s happening at big box chain stores and locally owned markets. After the rush of panic buying a year ago, a few empty shelves still haunt grocery stores, and food costs continue to climb.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. gave full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine Monday, a milestone that could lift public confidence in the shots and spur more companies, universities and local governments to make vaccinations mandatory.

Tribal citizens who look forward every year to national holidays and other festive gatherings are facing disappointment once again.

STILLWATER – When the oven door opens and sweet aromas of warm chocolate chip cookies or a fresh loaf of bread waft through the house, it’s a passport back in time. In recent years, people have discovered the therapeutic art of baking that often allows them to reconnect with family through t…

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