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  • Month-long race for Boston victims ends

    BOSTON — Runners in a monthlong coast-to-coast relay of more than 3,300 miles to raise money for a charity aiding Boston Marathon bombing victims have crossed the finish line....

    April 14, 2014

  • Legislation targeting Okla. judiciary stirs debate

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmakers are considering tinkering with the way state Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges are selected for the first time since a bribery scandal rocked the state’s highest court 50 years ago....

    April 14, 2014

  • Okla. goes nearly 250 days without tornado

    TULSA — Oklahoma hasn’t had a tornado or a tornado warning for more than eight months, though with bad storms expected in the state Sunday, it is doubtful Oklahoma will be able to match its longest streak ever without a twister....

    April 13, 2014

  • Food vendor agrees to pay Oklahoma for overcharges

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A Houston-based food distributor has agreed to pay the state of Oklahoma more than $36,000 after an investigation found the company overcharged state entities....

    April 13, 2014

  • Okla. 4th in wind power

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma ranks fourth nationally in the amount of electricity generated from wind, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s annual report....

    April 13, 2014

  • Quapaw Tribe leads cleanup

    QUAPAW — The Quapaw Tribe has become the first Native American tribe in the country to lead the cleanup of a federal hazardous waste site, managing the effort to clear mining waste from an area where a Catholic church and boarding school ...

    April 12, 2014

  • Mom drops lawsuit over Indian girl’s adoption

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — The biological mother of a girl at the center of a South Carolina adoption dispute has dropped a challenge to the law governing placement of Indian children....

    April 11, 2014

  • 5 to be inducted into Chickasaw Hall of Fame

    NORMAN — Five people are scheduled for induction into the Chickasaw Nation Hall of Fame next month. The ceremony is May 1 at the Riverwind Showplace Theater in Norman. The inductees are Chickasaw storyteller and fluent speaker Irene L. ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Sparks ousted as Oklahoma Senate Democrat leader

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Democratic state Sen. Randy Bass of Lawton has been tapped to lead Senate Democrats after the 2014 elections, ousting the caucus’ previous selection of a state senator from Norman....

    April 11, 2014

  • Victim identified

    COLE — Authorities have released the name of a woman who was found dead inside a home in Cole....

    April 11, 2014