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Oklahoma: State in the United States
Oklahoma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by the state of Texas on the south and west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest. It is the 20th-most extensive and the 28th-most populous of the 50 United States. Its residents are known as Oklahomans, and its capital and largest city is Oklahoma City.

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Joe Exotic: I'm done with Carole Baskin saga [Video]

Joe Exotic: I'm done with Carole Baskin saga

The star of Netflix's Tiger King series, Joe Exotic, says he is "done with that Carole Baskin saga" during an interview from his prison in the USA. Exotic is currently serving 22 years in an Oaklahoma..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:21Published
U.S. appeals court allows Texas abortion ban amid pandemic [Video]

U.S. appeals court allows Texas abortion ban amid pandemic

A U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday (March 31) that Texas is allowed to limit a woman's ability to get an abortion under the state order stopping non-urgent medical procedures during the coronavirus..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:32Published
Farm-to-door deliveries increase amid coronavirus [Video]

Farm-to-door deliveries increase amid coronavirus

Farmers in rural America are expanding food delivery services to meet rising demand from consumers seeking to isolate themselves during the coronavirus pandemic and frustrated by empty grocery-store..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published
Biden Gets Boost Of Delegates From Super Tuesday [Video]

Biden Gets Boost Of Delegates From Super Tuesday

Former Vice President Joe Biden continued his success from South Carolina on Super Tuesday. Super Tuesday offers nearly one-third of the total number of delegates needed to win the party’s..

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On Oklahoma plains, an island of near normality in a pandemic

On red cobbled Main Street in Guymon, the biggest town in Oklahoma's panhandle, Jesus Ruiz gives "high and tight" hair cuts as a red, white and blue barber's pole turns lazily outside.
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'Tiger King': Joe Exotic's journey from big cats to the Big House after murder for hire

New Netflix docuseries "Tiger King" chronicles the downfall of former zookeeper Joe Exotic, who raised tigers and other animals in an Oklahoma zoo.
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Oklahoma College Recruiter Lined Up High School Students by Skin Color and Hair Type

Cedric Sunray, an Oklahoma Christian University recruiter, said he had no intention of “promoting a racist agenda” with his presentation to students.
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World's most expensive sheepdog sells for £18k

Megan the border collie will leave her home in Northumberland to herd cattle in Oklahoma.
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Oklahoma’s Tribes Unite Against a Common Foe: Their Cherokee Governor

Kevin Stitt’s demands for more money from Native American casinos have sparked a bitter feud with economically powerful tribes — including his own.
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Oklahoma to Resume Executions by Lethal Injection

After a pair of botched executions and a five-year-hiatus, Oklahoma is preparing to once again carry out the death penalty with the use of lethal injections.
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Oklahoma to resume lethal injections after plan to use gas for executions stalls

Oklahoma intends to resume executions of condemned inmates using lethal injections after suspending capital punishment in 2015 following a series of botched executions, state officials said on..
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Oklahoma to resume injection executions, 5 years after drug mix-ups, national ridicule

The death penalty still has support in Oklahoma despite the national ridicule that followed an injection mistake in 2014 and drug mix-ups in 2015.
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Winter weather reaches Michigan

Snow covered highways around metropolitan Detroit on Thursday morning. Wintry weather reached the midwest as winter storm warnings were in effect from Oklahoma to Maine. (Feb. 6)  
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Truck hits Oklahoma school runners in deadly crash

Two Oklahoma high school students died after a group of cross-country runners was struck by a truck authorities say was driven by man whose son was killed in a traffic crash over the weekend. (Feb...
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Two Oklahoma high school cross country runners killed after being hit by truck; four teammates hurt

Two high school athletes were killed after they were hit by a truck Monday while running with their cross country team in Moore, Oklahoma.
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One student killed, five hurt after truck hits high school cross-country team

A female student is dead and five others were injured after a red pickup struck several students near an Oklahoma high school, police said.
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Zookeeper called Joe Exotic sentenced to 22 years for hiring hitman to kill rival

An Oklahoma zoo keeper who unsuccessfully ran for president was sentenced to 22 years in prison for a murder-for-hire plot.
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Authorities say Oklahoma man was eaten by mountain lions in Arizona

Steven Brashear, 66, was reported missing in December. Three mountain lions were euthanized after being found eating his body.
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J.C. Penney closing six stores and a call center. Is your store on the list?

More store closures are hitting J.C. Penney. In April, the retailer will close six stores in Ohio, New York, South Carolina, Oklahoma and more.
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Air Force agents raid military landlord's Oklahoma office, seize computers

Air Force investigators raided the Oklahoma City offices of a major military landlord Tuesday morning, seizing computers and other material, in what the company said was part of an investigation into..
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Oklahoma firefighters rescue trapped 90-pound dog

The Tulsa Fire Department made a dramatic rescue of a 90-pound dog Wednesday night. The Great Pyrenees puppy named Ruby was trapped 50 feet in a drain until firefighters dug furiously to get her out...
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There may be no stopping Joe Burrow and LSU

SportsPulse: From Atlanta, Paul Myerberg and Dan Wolken dissect LSU's demolition of Oklahoma and if there is anything that can stop Joe Burrow and the Tigers from winning it all in New Orleans.
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Joe Burrow has record-setting day as No. 1 LSU dominates Oklahoma in Peach Bowl

Joe Burrow and LSU were too much for Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl. Burrow set a College Football Playoff record with seven touchdown passes.
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Elizabeth Warren Returns to Oklahoma, Stressing Working Class Roots

It was a personal and political homecoming at a key moment in Ms. Warren’s candidacy. Her monthslong rise in national polling has stalled in recent weeks.
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1 shot in Okla. mall, police search for suspect

A man shot another man Thursday during an argument inside an Oklahoma City mall, and police were searching the stores for the suspect while also clearing out shoppers who were still hiding. (Dec...
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Elizabeth Warren to Meet With Native American Leaders in Oklahoma

Ms. Warren will meet with several tribes in the state where she grew up, part of her continuing outreach efforts in the wake of the controversy over her past claims of Native heritage.
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A Lonely Plea: ‘Anybody Need a Grandma for Christmas?’

A woman from Tulsa, Okla., with no place to go for the holidays became a painful reminder of the isolation felt by many older Americans.
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Holiday-loving couple uses Christmas lights for gender reveal

A couple in Muskogee, Oklahoma used Christmas lights to reveal the gender of their second child.
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow wins 2019 Heisman Trophy

Joe Burrow became the second LSU winner of the Heisman Trophy ahead of Oklahoma's Jalen Hurts and Ohio State teammates Justin Fields and Chase Young.
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How Mexicans saved a dying US town

Guymon, Oklahoma, was on its way to becoming a ghost town. Then Mexican immigrants arrived 20 years ago.
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Supreme Court to Rule on Whether Much of Oklahoma Is an Indian Reservation

The court was poised to decide the question in its last term but appeared to have deadlocked.
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LSU keeps No. 1 ranking ahead of Ohio State in the final Amway Coaches Poll of regular season

LSU will enter the College Football Playoff at No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll. Ohio State, Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia complete the top five.
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Oklahoma boosts playoff hopes after beating Baylor for its fifth Big 12 title in a row

Oklahoma stayed in College Football Playoff position by beating Baylor for the Big 12 title. The Sooners must wait on results from SEC and Big Ten.
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Ohio State stays No. 1, while Utah leads Oklahoma in College Football Playoff rankings

Ohio State continued is hold on the No. 1 spot in the College Football Playoff ahead of LSU. Utah leads Oklahoma for the critical No. 5 position.
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Bowl projections: Oklahoma moves into fourth College Football Playoff spot

With one week left, there is one major change to the College Football Playoff race in this week's USA TODAY bowl projections. Oklahoma has passed Utah.
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How an Oklahoma woman learned to fly like an eagle in Mongolia

In the Mongolian steppe, hunters partner with golden eagles to catch game. When Lauren McGough found out about it she said, "I have to see it. I have to do it.“ Scott Pelley reports.
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CFB Week 14 observations: Utah could be a win away from berth in College Football Playoff

Alabama's loss has opened the door for a fascinating debate between Utah or Oklahoma for the CFB Playoff. Also, why has Clemson become so joyless?
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Utah passes Oklahoma as Oregon, Penn State fall out of top 10 in latest Amway Coaches Poll

The top five in the Amway Coaches Poll stayed the same with LSU leading Ohio State and Clemson. Utah jumped Oklahoma is now in the No. 6 spot.
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Football Four: Chaos claims Oregon, Oklahoma is still alive, Utah thrives

Chaos hit the Football Four as Oregon was stunned by Arizona State, ending Ducks' College Football Playoff hopes. How chase shapes up after Week 13.
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2 killed in aircraft mishap, Oklahoma Air Force base says

Two airmen have been killed in a "mishap" involving two jets at an Air Force base in northwestern Oklahoma
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2 Die in ‘Mishap’ at Air Force Base in Oklahoma

The deaths occurred during a training mission at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla., the Air Force said.
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Military housing company falsified records as families lived in terrible conditions: Former employee

Amid allegations some military families live with roaches and black mold, a CBS News and Reuters investigation discovered new evidence of potential fraud inside the military’s privatized housing..
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Oklahoma Walmart shooter killed his wife, her boyfriend and then himself, police say

The man responsible for the shooting in the Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Okla. killed his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself.  
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Oklahoma man shot his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself in Walmart parking lot

A man shot his wife and her boyfriend before killing himself in a Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Oklahoma.
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Three killed in Walmart shooting in Duncan, Oklahoma

Three people are dead after a shooting at a Walmart parking lot in Duncan, Oklahoma.  
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3 shot to death outside Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma

Three people were shot and killed outside a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, according to police. CBS affiliate KWTV reports two people were shot to death in a car and the gunman was also shot and killed..
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Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Police have confirmed that two men and a woman have been fatally shot at a Walmart in Oklahoma. (Nov. 18)  
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Shooting in Walmart parking lot leaves three dead in Oklahoma

Three people died in a shooting outside a Walmart store in Oklahoma on Monday morning, law enforcement officials said, the third fatal shooting at the retailer in five months and the latest in a string..
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