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Oklahoma’s only competitive congressional district over the past decade could return to firm Republican control — or it could be changed to give Democrats the best chance they’ve seen in years.

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JAY, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. on Tuesday signed into law the Verna D. Thompson Early Childhood Education Act during a visit to the tribe’s Head Start facility in Jay. Chief Hoskin signed the legislation after announcing the law in September and receiving Counc…

OKLAHOMA CITY — Ryan Pitts’ military career will come full circle Thursday when the Afghanistan war veteran returns to Lawton for the first time in years to help officially open a new nonprofit mental health clinic designed to cater to active and retired military personnel who have served si…

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WASHINGTON— Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) will hold a Telephone Town Hall for Oklahomans on Monday, October 25, 2021, at 6:25pm CT. The telephone town hall will last approximately one hour.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Efforts to win the return of 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group and a local driver stretched into a fourth day Wednesday, with a violent gang demanding $1 million ransom per person.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The ACLU and a group of multi-racial advocacy organizations and educators have sued state officials over the constitutionality of a new law that restricts discussions on race and gender in school in an attempt to ban “critical race theory” teachings in public schools.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmaker pay will remain the 15th highest in the nation, an eight-member legislative compensation board decided Tuesday.

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s decision that opened the door for a lawsuit against two Tahlequah Police Department officers who five years ago shot and killed a suspect threatening them with a hammer.

OKLAHOMA CITY — After being ravaged by COVID-19, the state’s Native American-run gaming industry is on track to have one of its most profitable years in history.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma counties and municipalities have begun entering into new intergovernmental agreements and working with their tribal neighbors following last year’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and tribal leaders said they’re hopeful state officials will soon be willing to do …

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) sent personnel and equipment to support numerous western wildfires throughout the summer, providing skills and expertise in firefighting operations and incident management.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Joy Hofmeister’s defection from lifelong Republican to sudden Democrat as she announced a bid for governor sent shockwaves through Oklahoma politics Thursday.

Highlights of the Oklahoma Transportation Commission’s Monday, Oct. 4, meeting include adoption of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s updated Eight-Year Construction Work Plan, a report on federal funding measures considered in Washington, D.C. and debut of a new public service anno…

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Oklahoma State University has partnered with Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma (CCEOK) to help with the relocation and settlement of up to 40 Afghan families who were evacuated by the United States government after the fall of the Afghan government.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Officials with the Legislature’s fiscal watchdog division clashed Tuesday with executives from the Department of Human Services during a “very contentious” hearing over how to clear a 13-year wait list to provide services to developmentally disabled Oklahomans.

As students go back to the classroom this fall, youth sports teams, after school STEM programs and other extracurricular organizations are looking for ways to continue their respective programming. T

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt plans to join 10 of his GOP counterparts at the Mexican border Wednesday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma students’ proficiency in math, English and language arts and science has dropped dramatically since COVID-19 upended school years and pushed hundreds of thousands of children into remote learning, according to state assessment data made public Thursday.

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Lawmakers will be returning to the State Capitol this fall for a special session to carry out the once-a-decade task of redrawing legislative and congressional boundaries.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Under pressure from local and tribal leaders to modernize Oklahoma’s rural turnpikes, transportation officials said they’re examining the entire turnpike network to consider where to add interchanges so motorists can better access underserved locations and increase use of tol…

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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.

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