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  • 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....

    April 15, 2014

  • 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....

    April 15, 2014

  • 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....

    April 14, 2014

  • 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

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