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School grading problems continue
The Oklahoma State Department of Education has confirmed local school leaders’ accounts of significant fluctuations in preliminary A-F grades for schools.
Oklahomans urged to buy earthquake insurance
Oklahoma’s insurance commissioner is advising residents to purchase earthquake insurance after a national report suggested that seismic activity in the central part of the state is here to stay.
Oklahoma State University eyes ban on e-cigarettes
Oklahoma State University is proposing a ban on electronic cigarettes on campus.
Former OK House Speaker named secretary of state
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin appointed former state House Speaker Chris Benge as secretary of state on Wednesday.
The soft underbelly of a strong Oklahoma economy is starting to show.
Prosecutor wants ‘guilty but insane’ verdict
An Oklahoma prosecutor wants to create a new option for verdicts in criminal cases where the defendant claims he was insane when the crime was committed.
‘Star Wars’ translated into endangered Navajo language
In a galaxy far, far away, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia now speak Navajo.
Oklahoma prosecutor clears trooper in shooting
Cleveland County’s top prosecutor has cleared an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who shot and wounded a teenager while responding to a road rage incident on Interstate 35 in Norman.
Mammoth remains found in Oklahoma
Nearly two dozen Oklahoma State University students are helping excavate the remains of a prehistoric mammoth found near Enid.
Senate panel talks Oklahoma pension changes
Battle lines were publicly drawn in the political fight over changes to the retirement systems for public safety workers, teachers and other state employees during a legislative hearing on Wednesday before a Senate committee.
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