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  • 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

  • Birth control rule seems to divide court

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama’s health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees’ preventive care ...

    March 26, 2014

  • Pharmacists urged not to assist U.S. executions

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Several human rights and anti-death penalty groups have asked the American Pharmacists Association to prohibit members from participating in executions, a request that comes as states increasingly turn to pharmacists for ...

    March 26, 2014

  • Oklahoma and Kansas strike turnpike pass deal

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has passed a resolution allowing Oklahoma and Kansas turnpike passes to work interchangeably. Kansas’ turnpike authority passed a similar resolution Monday....

    March 26, 2014

  • Trail of Tears site added to national register

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A site where Cherokee Indians disbanded following the Trail of Tears is among six new properties on the National Register of Historic Places. The State Historic Preservation Office announced the new listings on Monday....

    March 25, 2014

  • Hillary Clinton in Tulsa to help launch initiative

    TULSA — Former first lady and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting with community leaders at a Tulsa school about improving early childhood education. Before her meeting Monday afternoon, Clinton read to and helped a group ...

    March 25, 2014