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  • 4.3 magnitude quake rocks central Oklahoma

    LANGSTON — The Oklahoma Geological Survey says a 4.3 magnitude earthquake has rocked central Oklahoma. The quake struck shortly after 11 a.m. Monday and was centered near Langston. It was felt widely through the central part of the state, ...

    April 8, 2014

  • Fallin, Anoatubby urge passage of $40M museum fix

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin and the leader of one of the state’s most powerful Indian tribes are trying to convince House Republicans to support a $40 million plan to complete a Native American museum in Oklahoma City....

    April 8, 2014

  • Oklahoma prison boss clearing county jails

    OKLAHOMA CITY — After just a few months on the job, the new director of Oklahoma’s prison system is pushing more inmates into vacant beds at work centers and halfway houses and has nearly tripled the intake rate of prisoners into state ...

    April 6, 2014

  • Prosecutor wants drug source secret

    OKLAHOMA CITY — With two executions pending this month, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt said Thursday his office is willing to provide details about the drugs being used in lethal injections, including dosage protocols and ...

    April 4, 2014

  • Hail, wind gusts pound northeast Okla.

    TULSA — The National Weather Service in Tulsa says it has received reports of hail ranging from nickel-sized to ping pong ball-sized as well as strong wind gusts. The weather service says nickel-sized hail was reported in Wagoner County ...

    April 4, 2014

  • Negotiations to begin on state budget, policy

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders agree in principle on cutting taxes, a multi-million dollar overhaul of the Capitol and revamping the pension system for state workers, but each side has different ...

    March 30, 2014

  • Iowa governor visits Oklahoma City bombing memorial

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has visited a grove of trees donated by Iowans to the victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing....

    March 30, 2014

  • Oklahoma judge strikes execution law over privacy

    OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma judge voided the state’s execution law Wednesday, agreeing with inmates that a “veil of secrecy” preventing them from seeking information about the drugs used in lethal injections violated their rights under the ...

    March 27, 2014

  • Congressional candidates field questions

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Three of the Republican candidates vying for Oklahoma’s open 5th Congressional District seat in Oklahoma City touted their conservative credentials Wednesday and fielded questions from members of a conservative group....

    March 27, 2014

  • Oklahoma officials express support for Hobby Lobby

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma officials expressed support Tuesday for Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. as attorneys argued before the U.S. Supreme Court over the federal health care law’s mandate that employers offer emergency contraceptives like the ...

    March 26, 2014