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Cleveland County Assistant District Attorney John Pevehouse, known for his zealous prosecution of defendants and dedication to the legal profession, died last week following triple bypass surgery. He was 52.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly rejecting for now Democratic demands for more witnesses to expose what they deem Trump’s “trifecta” of offenses.

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's legal team asserted Monday he did "absolutely nothing wrong," urging the Senate to swiftly reject the "flimsy" impeachment case against him as rigged, while the Capitol braced for a contentious trial.

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RICHMOND, Va. -- Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday to protest plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation -- a move that has become a key flash point in the national debate ove…

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Charles Warner's execution five years ago this month, in which an unapproved drug was used in the lethal cocktail that put him to death, was one of a series of bungles that has since halted the death penalty in Oklahoma.

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom Monday, a case that has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar between China and Canada and complicated high-stakes trade talk…

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NORMAN — Cleveland County Assistant District Attorney John Pevehouse, known for his zealous prosecution of defendants and dedication to the legal profession, died last week following triple bypass surgery. He was 52.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An initiative petition that seeks to prevent partisan gerrymandering of legislative districts is unconstitutional because it contains multiple subjects and should be thrown out, an attorney argued before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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Norman leaders and activists past and present gathered Monday in the Catlett Music Center to honor black art and musical tradition while celebrating the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday named for him.

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Sharon Gwen Wootten, 78, of Norman, formerly of Noble, passed away on January 19, 2020. Services are pending with McMahans Funeral Home of Noble at a later date.