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East Central University President Dr. Katricia Pierson has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

At least six people were injured, including one critically, in a two-vehicle head-on collision Saturday on State highway 3 east of Stonewall at the Pontotoc-Coal County line.

During the 18 months since the coronavirus pandemic shook the world, the medical community has evolved and adapted to new procedures, technology, medications, vaccines, and patients needs.

Two people were transported by air ambulance, and as many as seven people in total were injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision Saturday afternoon just south of Stonewall at the Pontotoc-Coal County line on State Highway 3.

Oklahoma News

NORMAN — Following a Facebook video in which Oklahoma GOP Chairman John Bennett continued to equate the treatment of unvaccinated Americans to that of Jews during the Holocaust, a source with direct knowledge said conversations about possibly removing Bennett from office are in progress.

Due to loss of habitat, global warming, wildfire, and overlogging, the endangered Marbled Murrelet has all three continental Pacific coastal states protecting it with each state’s Endangered Species Act.

Sabrina Leanne Spurlock was charged on Thursday in Wagoner County District Court with first-degree murder in a fatal shooting at Rocky Point on Monday.

National News

The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.

NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

If you oppose mail-in voting because President Donald Trump calls it a fraud, prepare to stand in long lines to cast your ballot on Nov. 3 Election Day.

Earl D. Lawson's death by COVID-19 was doubly cruel.

INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.

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