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  • Barresi wants funding increase

    Oklahoma’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi is outlining the agency’s request for nearly $175 million in new funding for public schools in next year’s budget.

     

    January 31, 2014

  • Oklahoma flu deaths rise by 5 to 25 thus far

    The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports the number of deaths due to influenza this flu season has risen by five.

     

    January 31, 2014

  • Fallin proposes election for school safety plan

    Gov. Mary Fallin said Wednesday that Oklahoma voters should have a chance to weigh in on efforts to improve school safety in the wake of killer tornadoes last year, suggesting a one-time increase in local bond limits as long as the money raised is used for storm shelters or increased safety on campuses.

     

    January 30, 2014

  • Suspect in Weleetka deaths to undergo more tests

    A pretrial hearing has been continued until March so more psychological testing can be done on a man accused of gunning down two girls in rural Oklahoma, then killing his fiancee three years later.

     

    January 30, 2014

  • Around the State

    Jan. 29, 2014

    January 29, 2014

  • Lawmen among three killed in chase

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says two law officers and a suspect have died during a pursuit in western Oklahoma.

     

    January 24, 2014

  • Feb. hearing set for doctor facing murder charges

    An Oklahoma County judge Thursday scheduled a Feb. 26 preliminary hearing for a former doctor facing murder and drug distribution charges after eight of his patients reportedly died of prescription drug overdoses and another allegedly caused a fatal traffic accident

    January 24, 2014

  • Family holds out hope for missing teen

    More than six months after an Oklahoma teenager disappeared while hiking on a family trip in Ecuador, relatives and friends are still holding out hope that he will be found alive and say they are grateful for the support the Ecuadorian government has provided.

     

    January 21, 2014

  • Lawsuit filed over monument

    Another lawsuit has been filed challenging the constitutionality of the Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma Capitol.

     

    January 16, 2014

  • Love’s marks 50th anniversary

    Oklahoma-based Love’s Travel Stops plans to open about 30 new stores this year as the company marks its 50th anniversary.

     

    January 15, 2014

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