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Oklahoma State Department of Health shares information on the recent Salmonella outbreak in Jif brand peanut butter. The recall includes several types and sizes of creamy, crunchy and natural peanut butter. The lot numbers included in the recall include 1274425 through 2140425, with 425 at t…

OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the most restrictive abortion law in the country Wednesday evening, making Oklahoma the first state to outlaw nearly all abortions. The ban takes effect immediately.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Less than six months after receiving a rate hike to pay for severe winter weather in 2021, one of the state’s largest public utility providers is asking regulators to approve a rate increase that will allow it to raise $164 million in additional revenue.

OKLAHOMA CITY — In a bid to diversify rural Oklahoma’s economy beyond the borders of Mayes County, state lawmakers plan to divvy up $250 million to help make other economic development sites more competitive.


OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers on Thursday passed the country’s most restrictive abortion ban that, once signed by the governor, would make Oklahoma the first state to successfully outlaw nearly all abortions.

TTCU Federal Credit Union broke ground on a new branch in Pryor on May 19. The branch will be part of TTCU’s network of branches serving communities in Oklahoma.


Educators across Oklahoma were left trying to figure out the premise and purpose of House Bill 1775, adopted in 2021, which prompted six pages of emergency rules connected to an academic field known as Critical Race Theory.


The American College of Emergency Physicians and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians have annually partnered during the third week of May to celebrate emergency medical services professionals for the last 47 years.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Writing that it was a “wolf in sheep’s clothing,” Gov. Kevin Stitt vetoed a bill that supporters and tribal leaders contended would have made Oklahoma roadways safer and increased cooperation between tribes and the state.


OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) is investing $2.5 million in federal pandemic relief funds to expand Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to all 77 counties in Oklahoma.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Pressure is mounting on the Legislature to overturn a veto of a measure that seeks to require financial disclosures for any gubernatorial appointees to agency director or cabinet secretary posts.


OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s attorney general “failed” utility consumers and abdicated his duty to advocate on their behalf regarding questions about one of the state’s largest utilities and whether it acted prudently in purchasing natural gas during extreme cold weather in February 2021, two …


OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Team are excited to announce the launch of the first annual school garden contest for Oklahoma. 

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmakers Tuesday vowed that Oklahoma would be the most “pro-life state in the nation” after learning that the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to allow states to choose whether to allow abortion access. State abortion rights advocates at the same time said they wer…

The head of the state’s tourism and recreation department resigned abruptly Friday, and the governor announced that Oklahoma had filed suit against Swadley’s Bar-B-Q for breach of contract amid a growing furor over the state’s park contract with the barbecue restaurant chain.


(This story was produced in partnership between the Oklahoma nonprofit newsrooms Oklahoma Watch and The Frontier.)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Attorneys arguing on behalf of the state of Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to overhaul century-old precedent regarding whether states should have concurrent criminal jurisdiction over offenses perpetrated by non-Indians against Indians on reservation lands.

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NEW YORK — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., spoke before the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Monday, advocating for the preservation of Indigenous languages including Cherokee and other languages across the globe.


Federal lab inspectors have resolved their major concerns with Oklahoma’s relocated public health lab in Stillwater after re-inspecting the facility, although many types of tests remain outsourced more than a year after the new lab opened.


WASHINGTON – Oklahoma’s Five Tribes pushed back against critics of tribal sovereignty last week as the U.S. Supreme Court prepared to hear oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could solidify the impact of a decision recreating reservations in nearly half the state.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Plans to fully legalize marijuana can proceed to the signature-gathering stage, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled, paving the way for two more cannabis plans seeking voter approval.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Lawmakers are under the gun to push through a lucrative financial package needed to seal the deal with a company that is considering opening a “humongous” manufacturing facility in northeast Oklahoma.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man who shot two Tulsa police officers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was in fear for his life after the officers beat, kicked, pepper sprayed and shot him with a stun gun after a traffic stop, his attorney told jurors during opening statements…

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmakers on Tuesday sent legislation to the governor that bans abortion by criminalizing the procedure except to save the life of the mother in a medical emergency.

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is excited to announce a new funding opportunity for rural veterinarians called the Rural Oklahoma Food Animal Veterinary Grant.

OKLAHOMA CITY — State Rep. Justin Humphrey said he’s leading “a little chicken resurrection” as he attempts to get a bill through the Legislature that would reduce Oklahoma’s cockfighting penalties from felonies to misdemeanors. It also adds new fines of up to $2,000 for repeat offenders and…

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma officials improperly valued state park assets, prioritized the investment of millions of taxpayer dollars into assets that the public doesn’t particularly care about, and used public dollars to subsidize the losses suffered by a private restaurant chain, a fiscal ove…

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For the third straight year, and the fourth time in five years, the Grand River Dam Authority has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability.