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Oklahoma Death Toll Due To Flu Rises To 53
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:13:26 -0800
The Oklahoma Department of Health says two more people have died from the flu during the past week, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.
Sen. Brecheen sponsors bill to repeal Common Core educational standards
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:50:05 -0800
DURANT -- According to its website, 45 states, including Oklahoma have adopted Common Core standards. Common Core establishes math and English standards in classrooms across the states. But now, Senator
OK Rep on New Debt Ceiling Bill: "It's Just Not Good Business"
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 06:06:33 -0800
OKLAHOMA -- A bill to increase the nation's debts ceiling has been approved after going to a vote on Tuesday. However, one Oklahoma Representative, Markwayne Mullin, is less than enthusiastic, saying "It's not good business".
Rescue Organizations Seek Help For 50 Wilson Dogs
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:03:13 -0800
WILSON, OK -- Friends of a 75-year old woman from Wilson, Oklahoma are asking for help finding a permanent home for 50 dogs that live on her property.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:55:08 -0800
OKLAHOMA -- AN AMBER ALERT ON BEHALF OF THE MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL. ABDUCTION OCCURRED IN SPRINGFIELD, MO, AT APPROXIMATELY 4:48 PM, 02/18/2014. VICTIM IS A HAILEY M OWENS, 10 YOA WF. 5'2", 90 POUNDS,
Bonham Residents to Vote on Alcohol Sales
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:03:26 -0800
BONHAM, TX--- City leaders in the Fannin County town of Bonham have decided voters will get an election on alcohol sales within city limits.
Collision Kills Two Just Outside Of Lone Grove
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:35:13 -0800
HIGHWAY 70, WEST OF LONE GROVE, OK -- It was a chaotic scene on a Carter County road Tuesday afternoon when a semi collided with a car killing two people.
Trial Begins for Former Ada Fireman Jason Smeltz
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:55:08 -0800
ADA, OK--Prosecutors began their case against a former Ada firefighter accused of threatening to harm police officers.
Future Plans for Downtown Denison Discussed at "Visioning Meeting"
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:25:38 -0800
DENISON, TX--- Business is booming in downtown Denison. In less than a year, more than a dozen shops have opened up on the city's historical Main Street, but many people don't want the growth to stop there.
Vets Say Spaying and Neutering Provides Health Benefits For Pets
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:25:17 -0800
ARDMORE, OK -- It's estimated about 2.7 million healthy cats and dogs are put down in U.S. shelters every year. That's about 7,400 a day or one every 11 seconds.