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The fate of health coverage for thousands of Oklahomans continues to hang in the balance despite the failure of Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Ada and surrounding communities need to be prepared tonight for the possibility of severe weather.

  • By KERY MURAKAMI CNHI Washington Reporter

WASHINGTON – Shortly after Republican leaders pulled the vote on their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan lamented that “moving from an opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains and well, we’re feeling those pains today.” 

A Stratford man was injured Saturday in a single-vehicle wreck near Shawnee.

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On Friday, March 24, President Vaden Morgan welcomed everyone, followed by the invocation given by Tommie Beddow. The meal consisted of steak, potatoes and gravy, slaw, chicken strips, rolls, and apple pies. The meal was catered by Martin’s Meat and More and Chicken Express.

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  • By RANDY MITCHELL Managing Editor

A storm system moved through the area Sunday and spawned at least two tornadoes and numerous funnel clouds.

A supercell thunderstorm responsible for the development of at least one confirmed tornado east of Ada is headed toward Allen.

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Virginia-based Apex Clean Energy is moving forward with plans to build a 300 megawatt, industrial scale wind farm on 40,000 acres of land in Johnston, Murray and Pontotoc counties.

Oklahoma News

  • By James Neal  Staff Writer

Family, friends and staff gathered Monday at Denny Price Family YMCA to help YMCA member Glenn Semke celebrate his 100th birthday.

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  • By Grant D. Crawford | CNHI News Oklahoma

The Cherokee County Student Art Show is giving students a chance to finish their favorite tales however they want, but without the words, using the theme, "Story Beyond the Words."

  • By Rachael Van Horn | CNHI News Oklahoma

Under a bright, spring sunshine Monday afternoon, Woodward Mayor Michelle Williamson and City Manager Alan Riffel welcomed guests and citizens of Woodward to a short ceremony and tour of the newly opened City Administration Office Complex located in downtown Woodward.

  • By Sarah Nishimuta | CNHI News Oklahoma

House Bill 3146 (the Impaired Driving Elimination Act or IDEA Act) went into effect in January of 2016, according to Rep. Mike Sanders, R-Kingfisher. However the impaired driving database that was included in the legislative mandate has only been operational for about a month.

  • CNHI Oklahoma

In the wake of a disturbance call investigated Saturday, March 25, by Cherokee County sheriff's deputies, a man was placed under arrest.

  • By Joy Hampton | Transcript Staff Wrter

NORMAN — State Auditor Gary Jones confirmed that audits of the Sheriff’s Office and Cleveland County began Monday morning.

  • By Michelle Charles | CNHI News Oklahoma

STILLWATER – At least one Stillwater resident seems unfazed by the noticeable scent of chlorine emanating from the city’s tap water since last week.

  • By Jacob McGuire | CNHI News Oklahoma

NORMAN — The Cleveland County jail inmate that died March 22 has been identified by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation as 34-year-old Anthony Dale Sliffe.

National News

  • By Andrew Adkins | CNHI News

SANDY HOOK, Ky. –– In a $1.6 million verdict, a jury ruled in favor of four women who said they were sexually harassed by a male supervisor while working as guards at a state prison for men in northeastern Kentucky.

  • By Tim Loh, Sheela Tobben and Ari Natter | Bloomberg

In the end, the pipeline won.

  • By Jonathan O'Connell | The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - A government watchdog agency, the Government Accountability Office, has agreed to review the costs and security precautions associated with President Donald Trump's travel and stays at Mar-a-Lago after a request for inquiry from leading Democrats on Capitol Hill.

  • By Joy Hampton | CNHI News

As the spring severe storm season ramps up across the Midwest, an electric utility provider in Oklahoma is turning to drone technology in an effort to reduce the length of power outages following bad weather.

  • By Brady Dennis | The Washington Post

Michigan and the city of Flint have agreed to spend the next several years replacing roughly 18,000 aging underground pipes as part of a far-reaching legal settlement over the city's ongoing crisis involving lead-tainted water.

  • By Janelle Stecklein | CNHI State Reporter

OKLAHOMA CITY — Many Oklahomans living outside the state’s largest metropolitan areas may soon find themselves driving up to 100 miles to apply for a driver’s license.

  • By Karoun Demirjian, Greg Miller and Philip Rucker | The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee acknowledged Monday that he had made a secret visit to the White House last week to view intelligence files he then cited as proof of potentially improper spying activity against President Donald Trump, casting new doubt on the independence of a congressional investigation into Russian election interference.

  • CNHI News

HAVERHILL, Mass. — The son of the local city council president charged with rape received permission Monday from a juvenile court judge to visit two out-of-state colleges for orientation sessions even though he has yet to be tried.


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