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Enable Midstream Partners pays to equip innovation space at John Rex Charter School with STEM gear, curriculum

Enable Midstream Partners’ CEO joined students at John Rex Charter School on Wednesday to unveil the Enable Innovation Space...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for April 6, 2019

The Listing of the Week is a roomy home on a corner lot in Moore. The 2,148-square-foot home at 3212 Blue Stem Blvd. has four...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Saturday, March 5, 2019

Walnuts LLC: 400 N Walnut Ave., office, remodel, $3,500,000. Cmswillowbrook: 10900 N Sooner Road, school, add-on, $2,700,000....

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Find civil, useful, social media right Nextdoor

Finally, the Nextdoor app has made itself useful to me. My wife and I downloaded it last summer when a neighborhood pup wound...

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Moesel: Now is the time to spring into action

Spring appears to be flowering and leafing out all around us as the days get brighter and longer. The daffodils are fading as...

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Paul Bianchina, How to find the right contractor

I’ve always been a big supporter of anyone who wants to undertake a DIY project. Doing things on your own has lots of...

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Seller unhappy about cosmetic defect repairs

DEAR BARRY: Before listing my house for sale, I decided to have a structural inspection, so I hired a home inspector. He didn’t...

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New financial tools offer a boost to credit ratings

WASHINGTON — Here's some good news for anyone whose credit scores aren't quite as high as they'd like them to be: Three new...

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Lessons from Ramona’s workshop: 12 steps to re-cover barstool like a pro

Within minutes of walking into my home, she’d flipped over four kitchen barstools with the moves of a wrestling champ, pulled...

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Home and garden notes for April 6

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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Marker will find World War I soldier's grave after 55 years

U.S. Army Pvt. U.G. Moore's military headstone is in safe keeping now, a few weeks after a new resident was startled to...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Oklahoma Combined Weekly Auction Summary. Feeder Cattle Weighted Average...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for April 6, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $59.50 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $47.50...

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Oklahoma business briefs for April 6

Rig count climbs nationally, but falls in Oklahoma The number of working rigs snapped higher nationally this week but fell by...

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Congressional leaders support outside review of Boeing fixes

Congressional leaders said the news that Ethiopian Airlines pilots followed Boeing’s instructions before the March 10 fatal...

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Hiring rebounds as US employers add 196,000 jobs

WASHINGTON — Hiring in the United States rebounded in March as U.S. employers added a solid 196,000 jobs, up sharply from...

Catholic Charities offers new employee loan program

BusinessApr 3, 2019

As executive director of the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Patrick Raglow is all too familiar with the perils of payday loans. Many of the low-income families his nonprofit serves fall prey to the typical two-week, exorbitantly...

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Moody's: Opioid deal is credit positive for OSU Oklahoma's recent opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma is credit positive for...

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Okies for Monarchs plans meetings in coming month

March Madness might be over, but don’t be sad. Monarch Madness begins now, Okies for Monarchs director Mary Waller said this...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for April 6

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $31 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for April 6, 2019

Architect firm changes name, adds principals Elliott + Associates has changed its name to Rand Elliott Architects and named...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for April 6, 2019

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: • 1031 EZ Exchange LLC paid $2,755,000 to Memorial Self Storage LP...

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Readers raise questions about proposed Thunder Alley

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Inner-city living space dominates this year's Architecture Tour

Sean and Michelle Cobb’s Cottage District home was practically aglow, with expansive windows and the pale decor seeming to draw...

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US adds oil-sector firms, ships to Venezuela sanctions list

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Friday added two companies involved in shipping oil from Venezuela to Cuba, along with...

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Report says Missouri lawmaker created false affair rumor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House member engaged in "unbecoming" conduct by creating a false rumor that another...

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Jobs rebound drives US stocks higher for another weekly gain

Wall Street closed out another solid week of gains Friday as the stock market hit its longest winning streak in a year and a...

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FBI searching for Yukon bank robber

A man in a wig robbed the RCB Bank in Yukon Friday morning.

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Elon Musk, SEC told to meet for at least 1 hour about tweets

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge in New York has ordered Tesla CEO Elon Musk and U.S. securities regulators to meet for at least...

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Environmental groups to sue Shell over climate change

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Climate activists delivered a court summons Friday to oil company Shell in a court case aimed at...

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With Brexit, Britain is in crisis and not for the first time

LONDON (AP) — Few would argue that Britain is in what is often referred to as a bit of a pickle. A crisis in fact, undoubtedly...

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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer answered questions from readers Friday morning.

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Court extends new detention for Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Friday approved the detention of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn through April 14 after...

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Greece's bailout lenders approve big debt relief payout

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's bailout creditors on Friday backed a payout worth more than $1 billion as part of a debt-relief...

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Ex-US Congressman's Russian bank stripped of license

MOSCOW (AP) — A small Russian bank owned by former U.S. congressman Charles Taylor was stripped of its license Friday after...

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Talks to avert teacher's strike in Poland stalled

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish teachers may be going on strike next week after last-ditch talks with the government over their...

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US envoy says China activities near Philippines 'of concern'

BANGKOK (AP) — The presence of large numbers of Chinese vessels near islands and islets occupied by the Philippines is "a...

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Funk buys ag, energy news organizations The Funk Cos. announced Thursday it bought the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network and Oklahoma...

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Oklahoma business briefs for April 5

Oklahoma companies honored for exports Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell recently presented seven local companies with awards for their...

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Tulsa Development Authority grants extension for Hanson family redevelopment project in Arts District

TULSA — The Tulsa Development Authority on Thursday agreed to move design, planning and construction deadlines for a...

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DOL proposes employer-friendly rules for regular pay rate definition, joint employer liability

The Department of Labor recently went on a rulemaking frenzy, making proposed changes to wage and hour laws that hadn’t been...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for April 5, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $58.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $46.75...

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Renovations begin at historic Walcourt building

The Walcourt, an almost century-old landmark just east of downtown, is getting its first new roof in decades with long-awaited...

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Southwest Power Pool touts benefits of market-based system that saves consumers electricity costs

A wholesale electricity market that has served power producers and consumers alike throughout the Southwest Power Pool produced...

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Natural gas prices fall to negative in the Permian Basin

Some producers in the prolific Permian Basin are so deluged with natural gas that they are having to pay companies to take it...

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Boeing's CEO apologizes for lives lost in recent crashes

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologized Thursday for the crashes of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Indonesia and Ethiopia that...

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With transportation a major obstacle, grant is aimed at helping families

A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization has been selected to lead a four-year pilot project geared toward reuniting...

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The Latest: Chicago to sue Smollett after he refuses to pay

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Jussie Smollett case (all times local):5:55 p.m.The City of Chicago says...

'Safety-sensitive' medical marijuana changes may be delayed

HealthApr 4, 2019

Gov. Kevin Stitt recently signed the “Unity Bill” into law, but a new lawsuit could delay its effective date. What is the Unity Bill? The Unity Bill became law after House Bill 2612 was signed by Gov. Stitt on March 14. This new law provides...

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White House pushes back on request for Trump tax forms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday that Democratic efforts to obtain President Donald Trump's tax records are...

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Russia revamps Arctic military base to stake claim on region

SEVERNY KLEVER MILITARY BASE, Russia (AP) — Missile launchers ply icy roads and air defense systems point menacingly into the...

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Trump choice of Herman Cain for Fed board could face hurdles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he intends to nominate Herman Cain, a conservative political ally...

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Ethiopian report says faulty sensor data led to jet crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A doomed Ethiopian Airlines jet suffered from faulty readings by a key sensor, and pilots followed...

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie finalize divorce

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Thursday that founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has finalized his divorce with wife MacKenzie, who will...

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Georgia latest state to legalize needle exchange to stop HIV

ATLANTA (AP) — James Lane has a backpack full of syringes slung across his shoulder as he goes to exchange used needles for...

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Can redevelopment finally purge an old orphanage's demons?

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An imposing Italianate-style building that looms over part of Vermont's largest city had such a troubled...

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What students can learn from the days before college loans

College tuition was less than what today's students pay for textbooks when Caron and Jack Knopoff attended Chicago's Wright...

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Twitter stops blocking French government's ad campaign

PARIS (AP) — Twitter said Thursday it has stopped blocking French government ads calling on people to vote after it came under...

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Oklahoma business briefs for April 4

TTCU announces OKC branch Construction is underway on a new TTCU Federal Credit Union branch in Oklahoma City at 15104 N...

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Baker Hughes opens Motor Center of Excellence at its supercenter in north Oklahoma City

Baker Hughes on Wednesday celebrated the opening of a new division in Oklahoma City. The company's BHGE Motor Center of...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for April 4, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $59 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $47 Oklahoma...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 655; Last week: 785; Last year: 283 Receipts: Monday: 7,405...

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Thunder Alley entertainment complex proposed for downtown OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder is teaming up with Hogan Property Co., developer of Lower Bricktown, to build Thunder Alley, an...

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Oklahoma business briefcase for April 4

Agriculture Hall of Fame inductee named Elk-City rancher Jimmy Harrel this week received the Governor’s Outstanding Achievement...

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Brad Paisley breaks ground on free grocery shop in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Brad Paisley took the controls of a backhoe to dig up the first pile of dirt in the space...

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As celebs hit court in bribe case, 1 parent to plead guilty

BOSTON (AP) — A packaged-food entrepreneur from California became the first of the 33 parents charged in the college bribery...

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Kraft's attorneys attack prostitution investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Robert Kraft on Wednesday attacked a Florida police investigation that led to the...

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The Latest: UK lawmakers vote to avert 'no-deal' Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local):11:20 p.m.Britain's House of Commons...

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Trump signs memorandum to stem counterfeit goods trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Wednesday to rein in what the administration calls...

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With transportation a major obstacle, grant is aimed at helping families whose children are in foster care

United Way says transportation needs are among top three concerns for clients of its partner agencies.

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Oklahoma officials to highlight Route 66 in tourism push

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Route 66 will be the focus of promotions in Oklahoma as officials work to boost the state's tourism...

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Correction: Lyft Shares story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 2 about Lyft's stock price falling, The Associated Press misquoted Steven Fox, managing...

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Prosecutor says ex-Malaysian PM abused his 'absolute power'

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sat in the dock Wednesday at the start of his...

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Survey: Businesses add jobs at slowest pace in 18 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies added the fewest jobs in 18 months in March, a private survey found, suggesting employers may have...

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World shares advance ahead of US-China trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global shares rose Wednesday ahead of the resumption of trade talks between the U.S. and China in Washington...

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Malaysia to sell yacht at center of 1MDB scandal for $126M

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government said Wednesday that a luxury yacht allegedly bought with money stolen from...

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Air Force halts deliveries of Boeing tankers for second time

WASHINGTON — The Air Force is again refusing to accept Boeing’s KC-46 Pegasus tankers after the company failed to resolve...

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India declines comment on NASA's anti-satellite criticism

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Wednesday declined to comment on a statement by a U.S. space official that India's recent test of an...

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Oklahoma business briefs for April 3, 2019

TTCU announces OKC branch Construction is underway on a new TTCU Federal Credit Union branch in Oklahoma City at 15104 N...

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Oil, gas industry backs bill to boost Oklahoma Corporation Commission funds

Legislators on Tuesday advanced a measure that would provide the Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s Oil and Gas Conservation...

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Oklahoma-based oil, gas firm announces strategic review

Another oil and gas company tied to Oklahoma announced Tuesday it will undergo a strategic review to explore ways it might...

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Organization helps vulnerable parents prevent child neglect, abuse

What is Parent Promise and what do you do? Parent Promise is a nonprofit organization that works to prevent child neglect and...

Downtown blooms in April

BusinessApr 2, 2019

For a moment, let’s step back, take a breath, and maybe celebrate our community. It’s not to say we’re done discussing serious issues of creating safer streets, addressing the needs of the less fortunate and those struggling just to get by day...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 7,405 Feeder Steers: Medium and Large No. 1: Calves: 224 lbs....

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for April 3, 2019

Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Mar. 22: COMPLETION Hughes: Trinity Operating (USG) LLC; Gentry No. 1-31/30H...

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Oklahoma briefcase for April 3

Grants available for aviation, aerospace education The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is accepting applications for the Fiscal...

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Order sought to block release of canal accident video

An attorney is seeking a court order to block the city of Oklahoma City from releasing video of a fatal accident last fall on...

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Washington, Colorado mellowing out after years of legal pot

SEATTLE (AP) — When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government...

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Scammers peddling bogus tax breaks find traction on Facebook

Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new...

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High prices, interest rates push 1Q US auto sales down 2%

DETROIT (AP) — Automobile sales in the U.S. fell 2% in the first quarter, another sign the nation's economy is starting to...

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'Pharma Bro' in solitary confinement for alleged phone use

NEW YORK (AP) — Pharmaceutical honcho Martin Shkreli has been banished to solitary confinement amid allegations he was running...

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10th Annual Women in Leadership Conference to celebrate adaptability, turning ‘pivots’ into opportunity

On April 18, women from across the state will come together for the 10th annual Women in Leadership Conference at the Cox...

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Pentagon: Remains of airman killed in WWII identified

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The remains of a New York airman whose trove of 200-plus wartime letters inspired a California museum's...

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Walgreens lowers 2019 expectations after 2Q forecast miss

Walgreens slashed its 2019 forecast and missed second-quarter expectations with a performance that sent its shares plunging...

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UK's May seeks cross-party talks to avert 'no-deal' Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May has brought a new word to the Brexit lexicon: compromise.May offered Tuesday to hold...

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The Latest: Clients of slain company owner say he was kind

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on bodies found at a business in Mandan, North Dakota (all times local):12:30 p.m.Some clients...

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The Latest: Nonprofit returning money from mayor's books

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the Baltimore mayor's deals to sell her self-published children's books (all times local):1...

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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending March 31, 2019:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. Aquaman (2018)2. Spider-Man: Into the...

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IMF managing director says economy is at 'delicate moment'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund said Tuesday the global economy is at a "delicate...

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Ford would reconsider UK investments if no deal on Brexit

HALFWEG, Netherlands (AP) — Ford warned Tuesday that it will reconsider its investments in Britain if the country cannot work...

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James Patterson donates $1.25 million to classroom libraries

NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson's latest gift for literacy is a $1.25 million pledge to classroom libraries.On Tuesday, the...

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Ford hopes revamped Escape can recapture lost SUV buyers

DETROIT (AP) — In the auto industry, it's pretty well known that if you don't revamp your vehicles every few years, buyers will...

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For 25 years, nearly 17,000 restorations voluntarily funded

The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board has made it its mission to clean up orphaned and abandoned well sites by removing bygone...

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World trade forecasts slashed again amid US-China standoff

GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization has cut its forecast for trade growth this year by more than a percentage point, to...

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India's main opposition Congress party releases manifesto

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's main opposition Congress party led by Rahul Gandhi has released its election manifesto ahead of a...

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Air is so dirty in northern Thailand, leader flies to see it

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — The air hanging over Thailand's far north has become so polluted, the prime minister went Tuesday...

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Oklahoma House, Senate advance industrial hemp measures

Interest in farming industrial hemp in Oklahoma continues to blossom. On Monday, two bills seeking to authorize Oklahoma’s...

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Shadid tells council, 'Do better going forward'

Ed Shadid says city government is failing those who need it most. Shadid, in departing remarks before he retires next week from...

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Hertz seeks $70 million in clawbacks tied to accounting scandal

Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is demanding that ex-CEO Mark Frissora and other former senior managers return at least $70 million...

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US retail sales declined 0.2 percent in February

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales fell in February, as consumers pulled back their spending on building materials, groceries,...

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Lyft shares plunge below their IPO price

Lyft’s shares plunged to close below their IPO trading price Monday, as analysts highlighted the challenges facing the...

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No software fix from Boeing five months after Indonesia crash

More than five months after a brand-new Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial jet went down in Indonesia, the manufacturer is still...

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Oklahoma business briefcase for April 2

Agritourism chief wins promotion Meriruth Cohenour of Yukon recently was named director of the Market Development division at...

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Oklahoma business briefs for April 2

TULSA PSO recognized for tree work Public Service Co. of Oklahoma has been named a Tree Line USA Utility by the Arbor Day...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for April 2, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $58 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $46 Oklahoma oil...

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US stocks solidly higher, extend gains from strong quarter

Stocks marched solidly higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Monday, extending the market's upward momentum as it comes...

Senior centers' success has board in a quandary

BusinessDec 24, 2018

The surprising success of Oklahoma City's new senior centers has the voluntary MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board grappling with the question of how many centers to build, and where. "I think it's a mistake" not to build all the centers promised to...

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Law prohibits guns in hospitals owned by government subsidiaries

What impact does the newly signed “Constitutional” carry law have on hospital property? On Feb. 27, Gov. Kevin Stitt signed...

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Innovation is key to economic development

Innovate. Innovate. Innovate. That’s the common theme in today’s economy. Innovation stimulates entrepreneurship. Successful...

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Manufacturing industry up, services industry down in March

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Services activity throughout the region decreased slightly, according to a March survey, but manufacturing...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 8,000; Last Monday: 7,049; Year ago: 1,912 Compared to last week:...

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4 dead in 'multiple homicide' at North Dakota business

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Four people were found dead Monday in what police called a "multiple homicide" at a North Dakota...

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CV Tech plant sale to feature annuals, perennials, vegetable varieties

EL RENO — The Canadian Valley Technology Center’s annual spring greenhouse sale will be April 11-12 at the El Reno campus, 6505...

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UK Parliament rejects alternatives to May's Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament has spoken — and it has said no, again.Lawmakers seeking a way out of the country's Brexit...

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Algeria's leader, ceding to protests, will quit by April 28

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will step down before his fourth term ends on April 28, his...

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Grains higher, livestock higher

Wheat for May rose 4.75 cents at 4.6275 a bushel; May corn was up 4.75 cents at 3.6175 a bushel; May oats gained 9.50 cents at...

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North Carolina orders Duke Energy to excavate all coal ash

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The country's largest electric company was ordered Monday to excavate coal ash from all of its North...

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TSA's social media highlight weird stuff in travelers' bags

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Johnston stands over a table full of peculiar items confiscated at Dulles International Airport: a...

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Movie theater owners, studios and stars convene at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The movie industry — everyone from the Hollywood studios that produce the films to the companies that make the...

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Erdogan faces serious setbacks in Turkish local elections

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's opposition looked poised to win control of the country's two biggest cities Monday as it dealt...

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Kellogg sells Keebler and other brands for $1.3 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Kellogg is selling Keebler cookies and other brands for $1.3 billion, about $2.6 billion less than it spent on...

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Airman lost in World War II accounted for using DNA analysis

BOSTON (AP) — An airman from Massachusetts who died during World War II when his plane crashed in Southeast Asia has been...

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Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle shot and killed at 33

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot outside the clothing store he founded to help rebuild his troubled...

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Global Turbo Expanders Market to 2027: Analysis & Forecasts by Loading Device, Application and End-user - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 1, 2019--The "Turbo Expanders Market to 2027 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Loading Device;...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, April 1, 2019

Streetcar mainline done Doug Smith deserves a medal. Smith was project manager for JACOBS engineering, the lead consultant...

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Meet Oscar: A dedicated Oklahoman impacting global change

Melendez sees firsthand how the contributions of a small town can play an important role far beyond city limits.

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Nostalgia, excitement as Japan learns new imperial era name

What's in a name?Quite a lot if you're a Japanese citizen just learning Monday that the soon-to-be-installed new emperor's next...

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The Latest: Opposition candidate says he won Istanbul

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's municipal elections (all times local):2:55 a.m.The opposition's mayoral candidate says...

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One of Russia's richest women dies in plane crash in Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — One of Russia's richest women, S7 Group co-owner Natalia Fileva, died Sunday in a plane crash in...

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Florida labor bill could aid victims of domestic violence

MIAMI (AP) — Reflecting on her assault 12 years ago, 41-year-old Wanda Gomez said she did not know if she was going to make it...

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Thinking ahead: How to prepare next year's tax filing now

If you weren't happy with your tax bill this year, or you're worried about next year's, this is the time to take action.CHECK...

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Proposed Hong Kong extradition law changes spark concerns

HONG KONG (AP) — Business and human rights groups are expressing concern over proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law...

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Do you know your risks associated with your investment account?

Many of us, hopefully all of us at some point, have a savings account. We faithfully put a little money away each week, saving...

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Precious metal prices spike

A sales restriction drove up the price of a precious metal last week, leading off this week’s edition of Futures File, our...

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Natural gas prices crash as market suffers 'winter hangover'

Natural gas prices are collapsing across the globe as supplies from the U.S. to Australia flood the market, sparking concern...

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To imagine '5G' future, revisit recent wireless past

NEW YORK — The mobile industry is cranking up its hype machine for sleek new "5G" networks that it says will make your phone...

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United States gets a win on China grain overproduction

The United States successfully has obtained a favorable ruling from the World Trade Organization that found China violated...

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Oklahoma business people

First National Bank and Trust Co. hired Nathan R. Harbert to serve as the new southwest market president and senior vice...

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CenturyLink doesn't seem promising

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm looking for higher yields, and my stockbroker is recommending that I buy 500 shares of CenturyLink. It pays...

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Labs necessary for medical marijuana industry

As business booms in the medical marijuana industry, so too do the number of ways to consume the product. Chemical production...

Local storm chaser charged with child molestation

NewsApr 3, 2019

An Oklahoma storm chaser and photographer has been charged with inappropriately touching a 15-year-old boy. Lawrence Robert McEwen, 28, of Noble, is facing three counts of lewd molestation or indecent proposal to a child and one count of...

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Rose State president passionate about educational opportunities

MIDWEST CITY — The view from the president’s office at Rose State College is a big dirt hole, and Jeanie Webb couldn’t be...

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OKC airport art evokes culture, history, weather

Matt Goad hopes his art makes your trip a little better. Goad is doing the art for the $89.8 million Will Rogers World Airport...

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Data, or lack of it, gets in the way of criminal justice reform

When Felicity Rose was tasked with analyzing mountains of data from the state's criminal justice system, one figure she heard...

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France's yellow vest protesters march despite bans, injuries

PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest activists protested across France on Saturday to support an activist injured last week in a...

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May explores idea of bringing Brexit deal back for 4th vote

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal may not be dead after all — even though lawmakers voted to reject it for...

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Comedian leads presidential polling in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A comedian who's never held political office tops the public opinion polls ahead of Ukraine's presidential...

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'Living Decor’ offers help for botanically challenged

Houseplants and I have a spotty record. Their survival around my place is hit and miss, mostly miss. If a houseplant does...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for March 30, 2019, the Ontario

The Ontario is the house plan of the week.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 30, 2019

The Listing of a week is a distinctive, contemporary, two-story smart home in the SoSA area of Midtown. Thye 2,565-square-foot...

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Homebuyers with heavy debt might find it tougher to get a mortgage

WASHINGTON — First-time and move-up homebuyers with heavy debt loads, low credit scores and small down payments face a daunting...

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Oklahomans know a thing or two about hail

EDMOND — Timing was everything for the latest from Farmers Insurance. "Oklahoma ranked fifth among states for the highest...

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Rising Star Realtor in Oklahoma City learned to listen as a hairstylist

If Christopher Michael had one piece of advice to impart on a fledgling Realtor, he said it would be simple. “Listen,” he said....

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Prayer breakfast is just one aspect of business ministry

A Christian business leaders' ministry will host the 2019 Metro Prayer Breakfast on April 17 at the Cox Convention Center. More...

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Spring to-do list and an Earth Day workshop in OKC

Everyone loves spring, especially gardeners, but we need to remain watchful of the weather. The average last frost date for...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

7725 Reno 1 LLC: 7725 W Reno Ave., restaurant, remodel, $1,000,000. No name provided: 1636 S Czech Hall Road, condominium /...

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BNK Petroleum plans to accelerate project in Ardmore Basin

A company actively drilling southern Oklahoma’s Ardmore Basin is ready to accelerate its development plans for its project...

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Oklahoma Business cover briefs for March 30, 2019

Rig counts lower in state, nation The number of working rigs fell by one in Oklahoma this week as it dropped by 10 nationally,...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $36 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: GRP Investments LLC paid $9,600,000 to MVP Casady LLC for...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Anixter International to occupy new warehouse Anixter International Inc. is expanding in Oklahoma City with a new $11 million,...

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Roads, railroads and sidewalks lead chat discussion

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Oklahoma business briefs

OSU-OKC to host Alexa lunch-and-learn session Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City will host a free lunch-and-learn session...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for March 30, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $56.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $44.75...

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Puzzling headstone leads to history mystery in Oklahoma City

Carl Watson did not want to bump into U.S. Army Pvt. Ulysses Grant Moore, 1896-1964, in his living room in the dark of the...

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Oklahoma companies show growth in opening quarter

It was a strong start to 2019 for most of Oklahoma's publicly traded companies. As markets closed Friday, all but seven...

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Ameripointe ready to ship, receive by rail and air from Ardmore, Oklahoma

Shovel-ready is one thing, but Ameripointe is also ready to roll rail and ready for air — big selling points for NAI Global...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Oklahoma Combined Weekly Auction Summary. Feeder Cattle Weighted Average...

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TEDx returns to OKC

Eight years after its last appearance, TEDx returns to Oklahoma City next week with a lineup of speakers covering a variety of...

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OKC airport begins work on expanded terminal, new gates

Construction has begun at Will Rogers World Airport to expand the terminal and add four gates. Passengers and visitors to the...

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Home and garden notes for March 30

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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Hawaii eyes flavored e-cigarette ban to curb teen vaping

HONOLULU (AP) — The first state to limit tobacco and electronic cigarette sales to people 21 and older is contemplating a new...

Paul George reinvented his diet before the best season of his career

SportsApr 5, 2019

The buttery smell of popcorn drew Paul George to the open side door of the concession stand after practice in Toronto last week. He lingered, talking to the person inside, who was presumably preparing for the Raptors game that night. The...

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George Clooney calls for boycott of hotels over anti-gay law

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney is calling for the boycott of nine hotels in the U.S. and Europe with ties to the sultan of...

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The Latest: UK lawmakers again reject Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):6:25 p.m.Two senior German officials see...

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UK faces new Brexit crisis after lawmakers reject May's deal

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers on Friday rejected the government's Brexit deal for a third time, leaving the U.K. facing the...

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Meet Oscar: a dedicated Oklahoman impacting global change

Small town pride is alive and well in Ringwood, Oklahoma. Just ask one of its most devoted residents, Oscar Melendez. “We have...

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Investors hail Lyft shares in IPO, see profits down the road

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lyft's shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the...

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Publishers plan bound editions of Mueller report

NEW YORK (AP) — When Attorney General William Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on...

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Arkansas' Medicaid plan in jeopardy after work rule decision

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An effort to keep Arkansas' Medicaid expansion failed Friday in the state House, leaving the future of...

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Grains mostly lower, livestock lower

Wheat for May fell 6.75 cents at 4.5775 a bushel; May corn declined 17.50 cents at 3.5650 a bushel; May oats rose 4.25 cents at...

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2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee releases tax returns

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to release his tax returns , while...

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Sign grant program aims to light up Route 66 in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A new grant program hopes to encourage businesses in Tulsa to invest in neon signage to light up Route 66,...

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Judge blocks Trump's small-business health insurance plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a small-business health insurance plan widely touted by President Donald...

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'I want snow for Christmas:' Students demand climate action

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of students skipped school in Berlin Friday as part of a growing worldwide youth movement demanding...

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US consumer spending edges up weak 0.1 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending edged up a tiny 0.1 percent in January, while incomes advanced a modest 0.2 percent in...

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Odor in cabin diverts DC-area flight bound for San Francisco

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a reported odor in the cabin caused a flight from the Washington region to be diverted...

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Correction: Election 2020-Florida Mayor story

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — In a story March 28 about Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam announcing his presidential campaign, The Associated...

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Recap: OKC Central Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer addressed questions about downtown Oklahoma City from readers today.

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Farmers Bank names new CEO David Braly has been appointed president and CEO at Farmers Bank, the bank announced Thursday....

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Oklahoma briefcase for March 29

Health providers join to create True Health Oklahoma-based health maintenance organization GlobalHealth has agreed to create a...

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Elder law attorneys protect clients' assets, family legacies

For what reasons should the elderly plan to “protect their stuff," and what are common reasons they don’t? Second question...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for March 29, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Thursday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $55.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $43.75...

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Bricktown hotel scrapped in favor of assisted living center

Texas developer Joshua Joseph is switching his plans for a fourth hotel just east of Bricktown and instead is preparing to...

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Energize for Safety Coalition's collaborative approach produces results

An “energized” effort to boost safety awareness within communities along a busy thoroughfare in Oklahoma’s STACK play already...

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Shale oil to continue to lead U.S. production

Oil recovered from shale and other tight-rock layers over the past decade revolutionized the country's oil industry, allowing...

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Oil, gas impact on Oklahoma economy, tax revenues examined

You can’t judge the oil and gas industry’s impact on Oklahoma’s economy and state government revenues using just gross...

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NewView creating career paths for vision impaired workers

NewView Oklahoma is preparing to offer a series of technology and business focused certification programs.

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Judge orders release of documents in Baylor assault cases

DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge in Texas ruled Thursday that a law firm must turn over thousands of records that lawyers believe...

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Wells Fargo CEO Sloan steps down after rocky tenure

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo's CEO Tim Sloan stepped down Thursday, saying he'd become too much of a political target after a...

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New York sues billionaire family behind maker of OxyContin

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is suing the billionaire family behind the company that created OxyContin, joining a growing list of...

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UK leader May rolling the dice again on Brexit deal

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May rolled the dice Thursday on another Brexit vote in Parliament, sending a...

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UN council adopts resolution to combat terrorist financing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Thursday aimed at strengthening global efforts...

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At least 19 killed by Bangladesh high-rise building blaze

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire swept through a high-rise office building in Bangladesh's capital on Thursday, killing at least...

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Federal legalization of hemp creates quandary for US police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming...

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Action demanded after 1,100 dead dolphins wash up in France

PARIS (AP) — The dolphins' bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off.But what shocked French marine researchers wasn't...

Governor's staff to focus on Oklahoma's biggest health challenges first

HealthApr 2, 2019

State officials are close to pinning down which big health issues will be targeted first by the Stitt administration, Jerome Loughridge, Oklahoma's new secretary of health and mental health, said Monday. "We're going to take on the most...

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Senate Democrats grill Interior pick on past lobbying work

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former oil and gas lobbyist nominated to head the Interior Department declined on Thursday to commit to...

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Disney is banning smoking areas in parks

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney is eliminating smoking areas at its theme and water parks in California and Florida.The company...

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Photo: OKC Boulevard is coming into focus

In today's Oklahoman, the front page featured an aerial photo of the Oklahoma City Boulevard, which is in the final stages of...

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Wow Air failure strands thousands of passengers

Iceland's Wow Air has stopped flights, stranding thousands of passengers. Its website says Wow Air has ceased...

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US trade negotiators arrive in China for resumed talks

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. trade negotiators arrived in Beijing on Thursday to start a new round of talks aimed at ending a tariff war...

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Taiwan's Tsai confirms request to buy new US fighters, tanks

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said her government has asked to purchase advanced new fighter jets and tanks...

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Integris, YMCA, MAPS to partner on senior center

YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City and Integris Medical Group are in line to manage the fourth MAPS 3 senior health and wellness...

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Group takes oil refinery fight to North Dakota's high court

BISMARCK, N.D. — An environmental group is taking its battle against an oil refinery being developed near Theodore Roosevelt...

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Houston channel's importance has swelled as crude exports boomed

On a normal day, 42 tankers, 19 freighters, 391 barges, 128 ferries and 2 cruise ships will move through the Houston Ship...

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Apple vs. Netflix: Why turf wars are flaring in big tech

Apple's ambitious leap into streaming video illustrates an escalating trend: Tech's biggest companies, faced with limits to...

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Plane passengers have rights on business trips

Can employees privately redeem earned bonus miles? The most common rule is that any frequent flyer miles earned on the job...

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Southwest Airlines loses $150 million amid Boeing 737 Max 8 grounding and other disruptions

Southwest Airlines’ grounding of its 34 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets has contributed to $150 million in lost revenue for the company,...

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Senators zero in on Boeing safety feature linked to twin crashes

WASHINGTON — Senators pressed top U.S. officials on the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Boeing Co. and a...

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Balliet's plans to leave Classen Curve

A Classen Curve anchor tenant is planning a move. The upscale clothing store Balliet’s will relocate to Nichols Hills Plaza in...

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Settlement ends Oklahoma lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson, which has faced a string of lawsuits nationwide, reached a settlement Wednesday in Oklahoma County with...

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Briefcase for March 28

OKC lab receive expanded patent Moleculera Labs Inc., an Oklahoma City-based autoimmune neurobiology company, said Wednesday...

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OKC hotel recognized Hampton by Hilton has recognized Hampton Inn by Hilton Oklahoma City Northeast with a Lighthouse Award,...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for March 28, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Wednesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $55.75 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $43.75...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 785; Last week: 924; Last year: 551 Receipts: Monday: 7,049...

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Asian shares fall after US stumble, eying China trade talk

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday, following a slip on Wall Street, as investors watched the continuing...

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Venezuelans search for water as new blackouts hit nationwide

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — More power outages hit Venezuela on Wednesday after the nation's worst blackouts earlier this month,...

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Prime Minister May says she'll step down if Brexit deal OK'd

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May offered up her job in exchange for her Brexit deal Wednesday, telling...

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Facebook extends ban on hate speech to 'white nationalists'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism...

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DeVos defends plan to eliminate Special Olympics funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday defended a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, pushing back...

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US judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Medicaid work requirements undermine the program's mission of providing...

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Top firms decry religious exemption bills proposed in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Some of the world's biggest companies are back to oppose a range of new Texas legislation they say is...

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Official: Norway cruise ship engines failed from lack of oil

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A cruise ship that was the focus of a daring rescue operation off Norway's frigid North Sea coast...

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Lawmakers hammer Trump's proposed State Department cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top lawmakers on Wednesday blasted the Trump administration's proposal to slash funding for the State...

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The Latest: Senators grill Elwell on safety, industry ties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congressional hearings looking into the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Boeing...

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Fraud charges followed Avenatti's public financial feuds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even before federal prosecutors unsealed charges against Michael Avenatti, the lawyer best known for...

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House Democrats likely to punt on budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leaders appear likely to give up on passing a budget this year rather than trying to bridge...

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Brexit claims another political victim in UK's Theresa May

LONDON (AP) — When Theresa May became prime minister, she had grand designs. Her premiership wouldn't just be about taking...

Former OU coach Billy Tubbs knows that times have changed in college hoops

SportsApr 6, 2019

I ran into Billy Tubbs back in February at the OU-Texas basketball game. We did a little commiserating. Earlier that week, we each independently had stumbled upon the Purdue-Indiana game. Final score: Purdue 48, Indiana 46. We talked about...

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Centene to buy WellCare for $15B, create Medicaid powerhouse

Centene is spending more than $15 billion on rival WellCare to dive deeper into government-funded health coverage in the same...

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Ohio plans workplace classes after racist acts at GM plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials will spend two days leading civil rights training at a General Motors plant where there have...

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Justices reject new colleague's arguments in fraud case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting arguments made by Justice Brett Kavanaugh when he was an appeals court judge...

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Employee group calls for end to German bank merger talks

BERLIN (AP) — Employee representatives at Germany's Commerzbank are calling on managers to break off talks on a possible merger...

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Man charged with killing Georgia teacher wants trial delayed

ATLANTA (AP) — A man is asking Georgia's highest court to delay his trial for the slaying of a high school teacher whose...

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Warren proposes breaking up Big Ag

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for the breakup of what she says are unfair farming...

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Democrats pivot to health care as Trump attacks 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling on Republicans to revive the effort to quash the Affordable Care Act,...

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Swedish bank's offices raided in money laundering probe

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities were raiding the headquarters of one of Sweden's largest banks on Wednesday as...

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Germany unveils plan to spur liquefied natural gas imports

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's economy minister says Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has agreed upon measures to spur the...

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Boeing challenges OSSM students to design, build wing prototypes

Engineers and other STEM professionals from Boeing OKC visited about 140 junior and senior students at the Oklahoma School of...

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Cities, organizations recognized at Oklahoma Arbor Week kickoff celebration

Several cities and organizations from across Oklahoma were honored at a recent Oklahoma Forestry Services and Oklahoma Urban...

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Lawmakers want outside review of 737 Max fixes before flights resume

WASHINGTON — Software updates that Boeing Co. is readying for the 737 Max airliner should be cleared by an independent review...

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Equal Pay Day reminds employers to review, monitor pay practices

Equal Pay Day is Tuesday. What is the purpose of this day? Researchers estimate women in the United States are paid, on...

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Oil rebounds as Russia signals commitment to cuts

Oil surged Tuesday as Russia's energy minister said the country is on track to meet its pledged output cuts, keeping crude on...

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Oklahoma business briefs for March 27

Investment round held i2E Inc., recently led a $1.2 million investment round for BPEndo, a Norman-based company developing a...

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Small Business Administration to present awards Family members who own and operate a cement company in Shawnee has been named...

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More employers willing to ‘play ball’ in the office, survey shows

Linda McKown still proudly possesses the trophy she won in a March Madness bracket contest at her former job. McKown said she...

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OKC council approves $26M for First National

With demolition set to wrap up and construction to start at First National Center, the Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday...

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Company offers to hire laid off Yellow Cab drivers

After Yellow Cab Co. surprised customers and drivers last week with news that it would shutter operations, a rival taxi company...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 7,049 Feeder Steers: Medium and Large No. 1: Calves:...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for March 27, 2019

Oil and Gas prices Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Tuesday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $56.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco...

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OKC streetlight outages are a political as well as an infrastructure problem

Oklahoma City officials on Tuesday promised progress by summer on out-of-order streetlights, addressing an infrastructure...

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State grains

State grains WHEAT (BU): Mostly .06 lower. 3.98-4.34. Davis 3.98; Hooker, Keyes, Temple 4.13; Buffalo 4.16; Eldorado, Shattuck...

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Weary Venezuelans adapt to more nationwide power cuts

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans reacted with despair and resourcefulness on Tuesday as nationwide power cuts closed...

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True to form, Avenatti attacks Nike a day after arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti came out swinging Tuesday against Nike, accusing the shoemaker — without evidence —...

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Trump border emergency survives as House veto override fails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House failed Tuesday to override President Donald Trump's first veto, salvaging his effort...

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Trump takes victory lap; parties start to pivot past Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the...

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Apples wins 1, loses 1 in battle over iPhone technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A mind-bending battle over some of the technology used in iPhones became even more muddled Tuesday when a...

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Clarification: Apple-Streaming TV story

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — In a story March 25, The Associated Press reported that Apple's new credit card will offer 2 percent...

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Dems cry foul as Trump calls for striking down 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act struck...

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Oklahoma attorney general's statement on opioids settlement

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter confirmed at a news conference Tuesday that the state has reached a...

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Fuel prices, the US dollar take off, and drag on Carnival

NEW YORK (AP) — Carnival slashed its profit expectations for the year with rising fuel costs and a strong dollar squeezing the...

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EU ignores US calls to ban Huawei in 5G security blueprint

LONDON (AP) — The European Commission ignored U.S. calls to ban Chinese tech supplier Huawei as it announced Tuesday a series...

Both resting and playing Paul George has its drawbacks as Thunder approaches playoffs

SportsApr 2, 2019

Luka Doncic didn’t make the trip to Oklahoma City with the Mavericks on Saturday. LeBron James won’t take the floor at Chesapeake Energy Arena with the Lakers on Tuesday. It’s that time of year when some of the NBA's best players rest due to...

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Lawmakers denounce plan to divert military money for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers on Tuesday denounced Defense Department plans to use military funds to pay for President...

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Man who took Alabama town for $1.9M sentenced to 5 years

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The founder of business incubator who pleaded guilty to scamming residents of an Alabama city was...

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What Next? UK lawmakers seize control, aim to unblock Brexit

LONDON (AP) — With the date and terms of Britain's departure from the European Union mired in uncertainty, Parliament has...

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US housing starts slumped 8.7 percent in February

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of homes under construction fell 8.7 percent in February, as ground breakings for single-family...

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Your houseplants are getting hungry; some feeding tips

No matter what the weather outdoors, plants indoors are getting hungrier and thirstier this time of year. How are you going to...

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California avocados voluntarily recalled for possible health risk

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled its product from six states due to...

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Vision and passion drive successful entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs have vision. They are driven by passion and possibilities. It is a privilege to watch them in action....

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Tax exclusions apply to retirement, college saving accounts and more

Did the contribution limits on IRAs change for 2019? The maximum Traditional or Roth IRA contribution per individual increased...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for March 26, 2019

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $55.25 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $43.25...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 7,200; Last Monday: 8,975; Year Ago: 4,243 Compared to last week:...

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Rail extension to Kansas included in Amtrak proposal

An extension of passenger rail service from Oklahoma City to Kansas is included in Amtrak’s Fiscal Year 2020 grant request...

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737 Max crisis spurs review of how FAA approves jets

The U.S. Transportation Department is creating a special commission to review how newly designed aircraft are certified,...

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Shipping resumes in Houston channel fouled by chemical spill

The U.S. Gulf Coast's most important industrial waterway partially reopened Monday after it was polluted with cancer-causing...

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Oklahoma business briefs for March 26

PR pro Ally Glavas recognized nationally Ally Glavas, vice president at public relations firm Candor, was named national...

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Apple belatedly jumps into the streaming TV business

CUPERTINO, California — Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie...

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Oklahoma business briefcase for March 26

EDMOND UCO panel to discuss climate, inequality The University of Central Oklahoma will play host to “The Green New Deal and...

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Committee votes to split OMES

A small panel of lawmakers on Monday narrowly agreed the state Office of Management and Enterprise Services should be split in...

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The 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo concluded this past week, and support for the world’s largest junior livestock show has never been...

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Report: Purdue Pharma reaches deal to settle Oklahoma opioid case

Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle the state of Oklahoma’s claims that its illegal marketing of the Oxycontin painkiller...

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US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied to cancer

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Government medical advisers said Monday it's too soon to ban a type of breast implant that has...

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What Next? UK lawmakers torn on fate of Brexit, and May

LONDON (AP) — Britain has just a few weeks to break its Brexit impasse, with the fate of the country's departure from the...

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The Latest: House chairs want full Mueller report by April 2

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local):7:20 p.m.The...

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Groups: EPA has dragged heels on oil dispersant rules

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups and women from Alaska and Louisiana say the Environmental Protection Agency has dragged...

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Science Museum Oklahoma announces Schlumberger matching grant for energy exhibit renovation

Science Museum Oklahoma has announced that Schlumberger will provide a matching grant of $90,000 to help renovate the museum’s...

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Hong Kong businessman gets 3 years in prison for bribery

NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong businessman earned leniency with a three-year prison sentence dispensed Monday by a judge...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects request to delay opioid trial

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday denied a request by drugmakers to postpone the start of what is...

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Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The pharmaceutical companies behind the widely advertised blood thinner Xarelto reached a $775 million...

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Poland aims to meet EU budget rules despite higher spending

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's finance minister said Monday she is aiming to keep the country's budget deficit within European...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 25, 2019

Street repairs progressing Smoother streets are ahead, according to volunteers overseeing street repairs and related...

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The location has changed, but Craig's Curious Emporium in OKC remains magical

Walk long enough with Craig Travis among the voodoo skulls, mermaids and Mother Mary figurines, and he will tell you about the...

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UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Sunday to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan...

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Chinese leader visits Monaco amid European 5G tech worries

MONACO (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has found one country in Europe that isn't worried about China's growing global...

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Communications pro welcomes child advocacy role

When veteran communications professional Sherry Fair first went to work for a school district and there was a problem between...

Thunder’s success in halfcourt imperative to playoff success

SportsApr 4, 2019

The questions poured in about momentum, a galvanizing moment, an instance of joy that the Thunder could use as a springboard to consistency or a dream run in the playoffs. There were slivers of hope in the Thunder’s 119-103 win against the...

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The lowdown on Edwards Lifesciences

Dear Mr. Berko: I took your advice on AT&T. I'm holding my nose and reinvesting the dividends on 800 shares. I also bought...

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Kevin Georgetti has been named chief compliance officer at First United Bank. Georgetti joins First United with 10 years of...

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Bower designed for families desiring urban living

The largest single influx of for-sale housing in Midtown now looms over NW 4 with a new approach that is designed to appeal to...

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Hog prices soar

U.S. hog futures surged this week as disease spread through farms in China, leading off this week’s edition of Futures File,...

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Trump picks close ally for Fed seat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he's picking his close ally Stephen Moore to fill an open seat on the Federal...

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Winchester Drive-In set to open 51st movie season in Oklahoma City without the beloved, late owner

It was July 3, 1968, when the first car pulled up to the Winchester Drive-In movie ticket booth for the premiere show. Lindy...

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GM plans to make new electric car, spend $300M, hire 400 workers

After weeks of criticism over its U.S. manufacturing cuts, General Motors said Friday it plans to spend $300 million to build a...

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Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

HELSINKI (AP) — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise...

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The Latest: Barr decision on report to cause fireworks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local):5 p.m.House Speaker Nancy...

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French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

PARIS (AP) — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march...

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First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at...

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Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft may not have...

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Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

LONDON (AP) — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that...

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No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel following leak

HOUSTON (AP) — Officials have no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest commercial...