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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.

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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.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, created by Congress as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, is helping area residents with low incomes access subsidized high-speed internet.

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Outside temperatures reached 90 degrees before Cherokee County 4-H students finished their last day of garden camp Monday, but their hard work paid off.

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Oklahoma reported more than 1,200 COVID-19 cases in a single day for the first time in months, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday.

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For many single moms, coping with the pandemic has been particularly difficult. Despite many issues, Brenda Ramos has spent the past year on the front year – previously as a home health worker, and now as a cashier at the Habitat for Humanity.

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Historically, mothers have been blamed for their children’s psychological problems, ignoring the major part fathers play in the development of a youth’s self-esteem. Two new releases highlight the impact a father’s interaction with his children can also have on a child’s world view and self-efficacy.

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City councilors unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that creates a way to prosecute hate crimes at the municipal level if certain acts are motivated by hostility against protected classes. 

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Muskogee Fire Chief Derrell Jones said he will retire at the end of July after more than 36 years of service to Muskogee.

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Rebecca Krueger moved to Hulbert from Marble City when she was in ninth grade, and she immediately fell in love. Her life's journey had taken her away from her home town, but she knew she wanted to return home.

A little more than a year after Muskogee voters made history and elected the city's first Black mayor — and 16 months after the novel coronavirus began spreading across the area— Mayor Marlon Coleman said it's time to celebrate and move forward.

People will have all sorts of ways to enjoy peaches and celebrate peachy things this weekend in Porter. 

County sales tax collections will begin on Aug. 1 and last for 10 years, or until July 31, 2031, to fund services and upgrades for 12 emergency response agencies in the county.

The world's largest steam locomotive will make an overnight stop in McAlester on Aug. 12 as part of a 10-state tour celebrating railroad heritage and the communities Union Pacific serves.

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Identities of Tuesday’s fatal shooting have been released by the Muskogee Police Department as the suspect remains behind bars.

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children. 

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MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed an adult male and five children Tuesday in this northeast Oklahoma community, police said. A seventh wounded victim, a woman, was hospitalized in stable condition.

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Ada City Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to delay the district’s start date by nearly two weeks for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Ada will require people to wear facial masks or facial shields when they are in public places, indoors or outdoors, where social distancing cannot be maintained.

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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could throw Oklahoma into chaos.

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Fireball Classic Memorial Race organizers say there’s still time to enter the virtual race, and racers have until the end of July to complete their runs.

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Pontotoc County voters approved a constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program Tuesday by a wider margin than most. County voters also approved two measures in Roff to increase the town’s excise and use taxes by one full percent each, and Tupelo voters elected a new school board member.

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Three people were arrested Monday after Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation officials say they broke into a Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police vehicle.

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TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.

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TULSA, OKLA. — Ray Reynolds had never voted before President Donald Trump stepped into the political arena.

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