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....
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. ...
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....
COLE — Authorities have released the name of a woman who was found dead inside a home in Cole....
Okla. House panel approves $40M Indian museum plan
OKLAHOMA CITY — A plan to dip into the state’s Unclaimed Property Fund and spend $40 million to complete the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum has been approved by an Oklahoma House committee, but whether it will be brought to a ...
Legislature honors 45th Infantry soldier with Star of Valor for ‘heroic actions’
OKLAHOMA CITY — A soldier with Oklahoma’s 45th Infantry Brigade who was seriously injured while trying to protect others when a massive tornado struck Moore in May was honored Tuesday with one of the state’s highest military decorations....
Giraffe dies in surgery for heart defect
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Zoo officials say a 6-month-old female giraffe with a terminal heart defect died Tuesday during surgery....
Oklahoma Capitol makes endangered places list again
OKLAHOMA CITY — For the second year in a row, the nearly 100-year-old Oklahoma state Capitol made a list of the most endangered places in the state. The nonprofit organization Preservation Oklahoma released its annual list of Oklahoma’s ...
Fallin, Jeb Bush visit could benefit both
OKLAHOMA CITY — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who is weighing a possible presidential run, visited with Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday for a fundraiser and a public event at a local charter school that could prove mutually beneficial for the ...
Okla. transportation chief warns of project delays
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s transportation director says road projects across the state will face significant delays if the Legislature pushes forward with a plan to divert transportation funding to education over the next several years....
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