4 now charged in college player’s death
OKLAHOMA CITY — A fourth person was charged Monday in the death of an Australian baseball player who was fatally shot as he jogged in a southern Oklahoma neighborhood last summer....
Fallin signs minimum wage increase ban
OKLAHOMA CITY — Cities across Oklahoma are now prohibited from establishing mandatory minimum wage or vacation and sick-day requirements under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Mary Fallin....
Opponents carve anti-pipeline message
NELIGH, Neb. — Opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast have stamped a massive message of resistance into a Nebraska field that is in the project’s path....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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 ...
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....
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