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 2020-09-24 14:55 

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Crews to begin construction project to widen Turner Turnpike...

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority says drivers can expect big changes coming to the Turner Turnpike next year....

 2020-09-24 14:44 

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Deputies searching for man who stole cat blood from clinic...

A man caught on surveillance video is suspected of stealing cat blood from a veterinary clinic in Florida, sheriff's officials said....

 2020-09-24 14:42 

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870,000 Americans filed new unemployment claims last week...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits was issued on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 14:39 

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OSU to host virtual commencement for December graduates...

Officials at Oklahoma State University say the winter commencement ceremony will look a bit differently this year....

 2020-09-24 14:38 

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Newsfeed Now: Protests across America: Battle over SCOTUS vacancy heats up...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minute......

 2020-09-24 14:31 

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'The most frustrating experience of my life,' says finder of Forrest Fenn's hidden treasure...

It's been a little over three month since Forrest Fenn's fabled hidden treasure was discovered in Wyoming and for the first time we're hearing from the person who discovered it....

 2020-09-24 14:29 

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Utility worker identified, killed in crash while helping restore power in Sally aftermath...

UPDATE: Noxubee County Coroner R.L. Calhoun confirms to WKRG News 5 the man killed has been tentatively identified as 36-year-old, Darrel Holt, from Missouri. The coroner could not confirm which el......

 2020-09-24 14:26 

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Oklahoma universities continue to fight COVID-19 on campus...

University officials at campuses across the state say they are dealing with hundreds of cases of COVID-19....

 2020-09-24 14:15 

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[ Tulsa ]

3 accused of creating 'man cave' under Grand Central station...

Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized "man cave" with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch...

 2020-09-24 14:15 

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[ Tulsa ]

Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nears...

Data obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency's own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail...

 2020-09-24 14:15 

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[ Tulsa ]

The Latest: Sweden's PM keeps limit on gatherings...

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says he's keeping the 50 person-limit for gatherings...

 2020-09-24 14:15 

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[ Tulsa ]

Sales of new homes surgeed 4.8% in August...

Sales of new homes rose by a very strong 4.8% in August to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million units...

 2020-09-24 14:10 

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[ Tulsa ]

Some in GOP dispute Trump, say they'd accept if he loses...

Some congressional Republicans are pushing after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election...

 2020-09-24 14:10 

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[ Tulsa ]

Stocks swing on Wall Street as September stays volatile...

Stocks are swinging between losses and gains in early Thursday trading on Wall Street, as the number of layoffs sweeping the country remains stubbornly high...

 2020-09-24 14:03 

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Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor's death poured into America's streets as protesters lashed out at a......

 2020-09-24 14:02 

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Thousands, including President Trump, pay respects to Ginsburg at Supreme Court...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were among the thousands paying respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court on Thursday....

 2020-09-24 14:00 

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[ Tulsa ]

Over 360 more detained in Belarus in protests against leader...

Over 360 people have been detained in Belarus during protests against the country's authoritarian president, who was unexpectedly sworn in to his sixth term in office after an election opposition says was rigged...

 2020-09-24 14:00 

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[ Tulsa ]

In Taylor case, limits of law overcome calls for justice...

The outcome in the case of Breonna Taylor demonstrates the vast disconnect between the public's perception of what justice should look like and the limits of the law when police use deadly force...

 2020-09-24 13:57 

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Ohio family discovers family WWII heirloom tucked away in a box...

DELAWARE, Ohio (WCMH) A priceless family heirloom, uncovered after a Delaware County family moved their elderly mother into assisted living. They made the discovery while cleaning out the home sh......

 2020-09-24 13:54 

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[ Tulsa ]

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, Senate candidate Abby Broyles talk upcoming election...
 2020-09-24 13:54 

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Visitor finds 9-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK) — On Labor Day, Kevin Kinard, a 33-year-old bank branch manager from Maumelle visited Arkansas's Crater of Diamonds State Park and found the second-largest diamond fo......

 2020-09-24 13:52 

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VIDEO: 14 raccoons, 1 coyote greet father, son in California park...

A man and his son got unexpectedly up close and personal with nature while hiking a trail at a California park....

 2020-09-24 13:50 

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[ Tulsa ]

Pageant powerhouse Venezuela to hold virtual beauty contest...

The global pandemic is forcing organizers behind the famous Miss Venezuela pageant to be creative...

 2020-09-24 13:41 

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[ Tulsa ]

Treasure found: Man finds 9-carat rock at Crater of Diamonds State Park...

A diamond hunter who always wanted to find treasure has finally struck gold — make that diamond....

 2020-09-24 13:40 

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[ Tulsa ]

The Latest: Protest in Portland over Breonna Taylor decision...

Police in Portland say protesters hurled Molotov cocktails at officers in Oregon's largest city during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury's decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor...

 2020-09-24 13:30 

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[ Tulsa ]

Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material...

Thailand's government has lodged complaints with police against Facebook and Twitter, alleging they failed to comply with court orders to block hundreds of accounts judged illegal under Thai law...

 2020-09-24 13:25 

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[ Tulsa ]

'Grateful': Gigi Hadid welcomes baby girl with Zayn Malik...

Model Gigi Hadid and her musician boyfriend Zayn Malik took to social media to celebrate the arrival of an infant girl, with dad saying he's "grateful" and "thankful."...

 2020-09-24 13:25 

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[ Tulsa ]

As virus surges, critics say UK hasn't learned from mistakes...

Britain bungled its response to the coronavirus the first time around...

 2020-09-24 13:20 

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[ Tulsa ]

The Latest: Crews clean up after protests in Louisville...

Crews in yellow jackets are cleaning up around downtown Louisville on Thursday morning after protesters filled the streets the night before following a grand jury's decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor...

 2020-09-24 13:19 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

OU hosting 100-year anniversary for Tulsa Race Massacre...

NORMAN (KOKH) - The University of Oklahoma is commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. RELATED |OU to adopt test-optional admissions policy for the next 5 yearsThe university will hold a curator's talk, a panel discussion, an...

 2020-09-24 13:15 

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[ Tulsa ]

From quick shortcuts to slow cookers, how we're eating now...

In normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs...

 2020-09-24 13:12 

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[ Tulsa ]

Report: One dead, three injured in Edmond house explosion...

A young girl died in the explosion, according to KOCO....

 2020-09-24 13:10 

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[ Tulsa ]

Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data...

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupt...

 2020-09-24 13:10 

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[ Tulsa ]

Trump-appointed judges under an election-year political lens...

Federal judge Eli Richardson in Nashville was an appointee of President Donald Trump...

 2020-09-24 13:05 

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[ Tulsa ]

Turner Sports expands rights deal with MLB through 2028...

Turner Sports will continue broadcasting Major League Baseball after agreeing to an extension of rights through the 2028 season...

 2020-09-24 13:05 

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[ Tulsa ]

Cambridge Analytica ex-boss banned from running companies...

The former boss of Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users' private data, has been banned from holding company directorships for seven years...

 2020-09-24 13:04 

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The historic role of El Lector in educating cigar factory workers...

More than a century ago, cigar factories were filled with hundreds of immigrant cigar rollers, the strong smell of tobacco, and the sound of knowledge....

 2020-09-24 12:53 

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Fire officials: Female child killed in Oklahoma house explosion...

Officials say one person is dead and several others are injured following a house explosion in the metro....

 2020-09-24 12:50 

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[ Tulsa ]

Turkey hikes rates to support currency, fight inflation...

Turkey's Central Bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 2 percentage points, its first hike in two years to fight inflation and support its currency...

 2020-09-24 12:48 

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[ Tulsa ]

Deadly licorice habit: Man dies after eating bag and a half daily for weeks, doctors say...

Who knew that the daily consumption of black licorice could be deadly? Doctors said a construction worker in Massachusetts ate a bag and a half of the candy every day for weeks. The habit ended up throwing his nutrients a tailspin, causing the 54-year-old...

 2020-09-24 12:46 

The Oklahoman

Edmond house explosion: 1 dead, 3 injured...

The Oklahoma City Fire Department is reporting via Twitter that a house exploded in Edmond....

 2020-09-24 12:45 

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[ Tulsa ]

The Latest: Russia reports highest daily cases since July...

Russian health officials have reported 6,595 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily surge since July...

 2020-09-24 12:40 

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[ Tulsa ]

Annual Lennon tribute, in 40th year, goes online...

An annual tribute to John Lennon held in his adopted city of New York will go online like so many other events during the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-09-24 12:40 

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[ Tulsa ]

EU tries to sell migrant pact amid claims the hardliners won...

The European Union's top migration officials are struggling to sell their new plan to overhaul the bloc's failed asylum system...

 2020-09-24 12:38 

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Holt: Now is not the time to relax COVID-19 precautions...

At this point, there are 210 people in the hospital with COVID-19 symptoms just in Oklahoma City....

 2020-09-24 12:30 

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[ Tulsa ]

Facebook oversight board to start operating in October...

Facebook's long-awaited oversight board that will act as a referee on whether specific content is allowed on the tech giant's platforms is set to launch in October...

 2020-09-24 12:25 

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[ Tulsa ]

Ginsburg's empathy born of Jewish history and discrimination...

While politicians heatedly debate over replacing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, others are reflecting on her life as an advocate for women's rights and striving to reach just decisions as a jurist, all informed by her Jewish upbring...

 2020-09-24 12:19 

KOKH

[ Oklahoma City ]

Several injuries reported in house explosion...

Oklahoma City Fire crews are responding to a house explosion in Edmond. Arriving firefighters report several injuries. The explosion happened around 7:00 AM Thursday morning on NE 139th and N. Midwest Blvd. This is a developing story....

 2020-09-24 12:17 

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[ Tulsa ]

New study ranks Oklahoma fourth in the nation for adult obesity...

A new study ranks Oklahoma fourth in the nation for adult obesity....

 2020-09-24 12:15 

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[ Tulsa ]

UK announces new plan to help workers hit by pandemic...

Britain's treasury chief has announced a new income support program for workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic as the government races to prevent widespread layoffs when earlier employer subsidies end next month...

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