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  • Study shows Okla. bucking prison health care trend

    OKLAHOMA CITY — While the vast majority of states in the U.S. have seen prison health care costs climb sharply in recent years, a new national study shows Oklahoma is one of the few states bucking that trend....

    July 9, 2014

  • Farmer loses phone, returned 8 months later

    TULSA — An Oklahoma farmer’s iPhone that was lost when it fell into a grain elevator has been returned to him unscathed after it was found in Japan....

    July 9, 2014

  • Fallin settles on ‘Okie’ for new puppy

    OKLAHOMA CITY — With the public’s help, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and her husband have settled on “Okie” as the name for their new white Labrador retriever puppy....

    July 8, 2014

  • On-duty Oklahoma state trooper arrested for DUI

    SALLISAW — An Oklahoma state trooper has been arrested in Sequoyah County for driving under the influence of alcohol while on duty after he crashed an Oklahoma Highway Patrol sport utility vehicle that was towing an OHP boat....

    July 8, 2014

  • Congressman decries tour of immigrant site

    TULSA — An Oklahoma congressman is criticizing a proposed media tour of a facility at Fort Sill where hundreds of mostly teenage immigrant children from Central America are housed....

    July 8, 2014

  • Heat alert issued in OKC metro

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Medical officials have issued the first heat alert for the Oklahoma City metro area for the summer of 2014....

    July 7, 2014

  • Nonprofits’ contraceptive cases to be next for justices

    WASHINGTON — How much distance from an immoral act is enough? That’s the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to be resolved by the Supreme Court....

    July 7, 2014

  • Signs warn of police ‘speed trap’ at Geronimo

    GERONIMO — Two signs posted along U.S. 277 near the Comanche County town of Geronimo warn that the town is a “speed trap.” The first went up about a week ago and reads “Police Trap Ahead.” A second reads “Next 3 Miles Police ...

    July 7, 2014

  • Body of OKC man recovered from Texas lake

    FORT WORTH, Texas — The body of a man who went missing in a Fort Worth lake has been recovered....

    July 7, 2014

  • Storm shelter initiative may stress general fund

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma budget writers say an initiative petition to install storm shelters and safe rooms in every Oklahoma public school could overstress the state’s biggest and most critical revenue fund and slow the flow of tax ...

    July 7, 2014