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Police arrested a Joplin man Thursday evening after he allegedly fired a gun at his 24-year-old brother, with children present, and because he was found to have 21 outstanding city warrants, according to a news release from the Joplin Police Department.

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NORMAN — Overcoming obstacles has become a habit for determined folks in rural Lexington who desperately need a new water supply.

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NORMAN — Oklahoma high school cheerleading won’t be on the sidelines this weekend as squads head to the Oklahoma State Championship Cheer Competition.

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Amidst all this bombastic saber rattling, it may be hard to see what role we, as individual Christians, play in bringing about a more peaceful world.

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The award, according to the AFA's website, is given annually "to the AFA chapter which has distinguished itself in all fields of the AFA mission ..."

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The driver of a vehicle that led Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers on a chase on U.S. 69 has been flown to a Tulsa hospital, said Lt. Kera Philippi, OHP spokeswoman.

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Jim Eaton said he will be attending the Moonlight and Monarchs Dinner and Dance benefiting the Papilion, because the event supports a good cause.

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Muskogee's Historic Preservation Commission asked city officials to consider amending an ordinance in relation to historic properties and set fines for those who fail to go through the correct channels before renovating the exterior of historic homes or buildings.

  • Mike Elswick | CNHI News Oklahoma

A decision on the possible demolition of the Main Street structure that once housed the Royal Casket Co. is awaiting an engineer's report on the building's structural soundness and safety.

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NORMAN — The state called its last witnesses Wednesday in its first-degree murder case against Alton Nolen.

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During a Wednesday morning meet at Norman’s municipal complex, University of Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione confirmed OU’s interest in an approximately 10,000-seat arena as part of a proposed University North Park development plan.

  • By Renee Fite | CNHI Oklahoma

Touted as a family outdoor music festival, the Illinois River Jam is coming up Sept. 29-30 at Peyton's Place on State Highway 10.

  • By James Neal | CNHI News Oklahoma

Organizers are hoping local residents turn out to support the event. Anywhere along East Maine, but especially between Grand and Independence and near the NOC Enid campus, would be good places to watch and cheer on the runners.

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The World Chess Cup runs from Sept. 2 through Sept. 28. The tournament helps determine who will challenge the reigning World Chess Champion for his crown. As of this week, the semi-finals begin; Wesley So (USA) v. Liren Ding (China) and Levon Aronian (Armenia) v. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France).

  • By Mike Elswick | CNHI News Oklahoma

WAGONER — Community leaders and officials from one of the nation's largest heating and air conditioning manufacturing firms on Tuesday celebrated the kickoff of what both parties hope will be a long relationship.

  • By Melony Carey | CNHI Oklahoma

For nearly 2,000 years, writers have memorialized their love affair with Rome, helping us vicariously experience the Eternal City in travelogues, journals and memoirs. Two easy-to-read memoirs out in paperback are Anthony Doerr’s “Four Seasons in Rome” and Ann Patty’s “Living with a Dead Language.”

  • By Zac Cobler | CNHI News Oklahoma

A shared tragedy brought together students, faculty and staff on the Northeastern State University campus Monday after five students were killed in a crash Sunday night.

  • By Grant D. Crawford | CNHI News Oklahoma

The world has become a much larger place thanks to social media and cellular apps. They allow people to stay connected with friends, create an online presence to help market brands or businesses, stay up to date with current events - or just fill up spare time.

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Muskogee High School teachers and students began school Monday facing the “devastating loss” of a former student — one who all say was universally liked, always smiling, and always helping others.