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  • 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

  • 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 ...

    April 10, 2014

  • 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....

    April 9, 2014

  • 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....

    April 9, 2014

  • 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 ...

    April 9, 2014

  • 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 ...

    April 9, 2014

  • 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....

    April 8, 2014