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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma lawmakers took the unusual step of calling themselves into a special session Wednesday in what they described as an effort “to allow public input to continue to drive” how $1.8 billion in federal coronavirus funds is spent.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Pressure is mounting on the Legislature to overturn a veto of a measure that seeks to require financial disclosures for any gubernatorial appointees to agency director or cabinet secretary posts.


The rocky terrain of Adair County is especially friendly to strawberries. Whatever makes the magic happen – soil, sunshine, churt rocks, nearby crops, birds, loving care – there is nothing quite as flavorful as Stilwell strawberries. And they'll be on display this weekend during the 75th ann…

Adair County Board of Commissioners agreed on Monday morning, May 9, to give the Election Board a full-time temporary staff until the end of the fiscal year, June 30.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Pressure is mounting on the Legislature to overturn a veto of a measure that seeks to require financial disclosures for any gubernatorial appointees to agency director or cabinet secretary posts.

OKLAHOMA CITY — As Oklahoma struggles to pay its classroom teachers competitively, school districts across the borders are hoping to capitalize, launching high-profile recruiting efforts promising more lucrative salaries, free housing and sign-on bonuses for the most qualified.

CORRECTED - FLOODING: Highway Closures Alert 5-6-22 as of 11:30 a.m.The following highways and turnpikes are impacted by high water:CHEROKEE COUNTYSH-80 west of Hulbert is closed.SH-10 about 12.5 miles north of the US-62 Jct. near Hanging Rock in northeast Cherokee CountyMAYES COUNTYSH-20 cl…

Every family has at least one, an interesting character that just doesn’t seem to fit the mold.   Ours was Jacob Tucker Martin. Actually, Jake married into the family and perhaps his background explains why he always seemed to be, “on the move.” Born March 3, 1844, near Bruceton Mills in Wes…


Friday afternoon at The Depot, local leaders welcomed a large investment in history preservation, and the late Miss Betty Barker was no doubt smiling over the event.

STILLWATER, Okla. – Spring weather and climate conditions can be a challenge for Oklahoma farmers and ranchers. Oklahoma State University Extension reminds producers that when operation loss occurs, financial assistance is available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Child abuse has many definitions and degrees beyond spanking and beating. With many people parenting the same way they were raised, and with no additional education or training, they repeat what was done to them, and how they were treated.


STILLWATER, Okla. – Gardeners know the challenges of selecting plants that will thrive in Oklahoma’s extreme growing conditions. Fortunately, the Oklahoma Proven plant program can assist with selection.

WASHINGTON— Thursday, April 21, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) led 21 of his Republican colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement to expand the definition of Title IX to include gender ident…

Native to Oklahoma and other parts of North America, elderberry is a lesser-known crop harvested from the wild. Elderberries have a variety of uses, including making jams, jellies, pies, juice and wine. Not only are they tasty, they also have potential health benefits such as high levels of …

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma officials improperly valued state park assets, prioritized the investment of millions of taxpayer dollars into assets that the public doesn’t particularly care about, and used public dollars to subsidize the losses suffered by a private restaurant chain, a fiscal ove…

The first confirmed case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza also known as “bird flu” to be reported in Oklahoma has been found in a wild duck in Payne County. The duck was infected with the Eurasian H5 strain of the extremely infectious virus.

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt made his case against the McGirt decision this week on Fox News — which brought responses from the state’s tribal leaders.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma House gave final legislative approval on Tuesday to a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

OKLAHOMA CITY — State Rep. Justin Humphrey said he’s leading “a little chicken resurrection” as he attempts to get a bill through the Legislature that would reduce Oklahoma’s cockfighting penalties from felonies to misdemeanors. It also adds new fines of up to $2,000 for repeat offenders and…

Oklahoma State University junior Alexandria Bias has been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering in the nation.