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Okla. recognized for higher ed program
The White House will recognize Oklahoma next week for its effort in college remediation education.
Oklahoma Guard: Benefit change causes little disruption
Nearly a month after a directive by Gov. Mary Fallin changed the way the Oklahoma National Guard handles marriage benefits, Guard officials say the change has caused little disruption.
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Gov. Mary Fallin has issued an executive order in support of education standards in math and English known as Common Core and says she hopes the order will ease fears that the standards represent a federal takeover of public education.
OKC man gets jail time for illegal gambling
A former bookie was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison after pleading guilty to two felony counts.
State takes custody of 6 kids after slaying
The Department of Human Services has removed six children from a Tulsa home they had been staying at after the shooting of four people at their grandparents’ home over the weekend.
Three earthquakes reported
More earthquakes have rocked Oklahoma.
Group works to return photos to tornado victims
One photo shows a red-cheeked tot sitting in a high chair, smiling at the camera. Another one, a Polaroid, shows two people unwrapping gifts at Christmas, a tree decorated with lights behind them and wrapping paper covering the floor.
Forecasters say bad weather possible Thursday
Forecasters say there is a slight risk of severe weather in the Southern Plains on Thursday as a cold front approaches the region.
Okla. Sen. Inhofe’s son, 52, killed in plane crash
The son of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe was killed in a weekend plane crash in northeast Oklahoma, the U.S. Secretary of Defense confirmed.
A-F grades for schools will improve public education
Oklahoma has great teachers and great schools. No one deserves more respect or thanks than our teachers, who are doing difficult and important jobs for modest salaries.
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