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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. Located partially in the western extreme of the Upland South, 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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Anger over players' desire to get rid of "The Eyes" was already boiling when QB Sam Ehlinger stood by himself for the song after a loss to Oklahoma. - Published

Oklahoma beats Texas in four overtimes in longest Red River Shootout, 53-45

Quarterback Spencer Rattler, benched in the first half, returned to throw a touchdown and two-point conversion in the fourth overtime to seal the win. - Published

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Inmates at an Oklahoma jail were handcuffed to a wall and forced to stand and listen to the ubiquitous children’s tune on repeat. - Published

Oklahoma jail workers charged after forcing inmates to listen to 'Baby Shark' on loop, probe shows

An investigation found inmates at an Oklahoma jail were forced to listen to popular children's song, "Baby Shark," on loop for long periods of time. - Published

Mississippi State makes major move up, while Oklahoma and LSU fall in NCAA Re-Rank 1-126

Mississippi State soars, while Oklahoma and LSU plummets in the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank, which adds teams from the Pac-12, Mountain West and MAC. - Published

Florida, Miami (Fla.) surge ahead, while Oklahoma, LSU tumble in Amway Coaches Poll

Florida move into the No. 3 spot and Miami joined the top 10 of the Amway Coaches Poll, while Oklahoma and LSU tumbled after shocking losses. - Published

College football Week 4 winners and losers include Auburn, Mississippi State, Big 12

The SEC returned, LSU lost and Oklahoma flopped. Here are the winners and losers from college football's Week 4. - Published

Fact check: Oklahoma Department of Health did not plan a 'spike' in COVID-19 cases

Oklahoma changed its COVID-19 reporting system. That led to misinformation about a sharp increase in cases. - Published

Kansas State shocks No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35 behind Skyler Thompson's aerial attack

The Wildcats beat the Sooners for the second year in a row after trailing 28-7 early in the third quarter. - Published

1 dead, 3 injured in Oklahoma house explosion

A girl was killed and her parents and brother were injured when their home in Oklahoma City exploded Thursday morning, fire officials said. (Sept. 24) - Published

Five questions that need answering ahead of Week 4 in college football

The SEC is starting, Miami is looking to build on its momentum and Oklahoma faces a test. What to expect ahead of Week 4 in college football. - Published

Girl killed in Oklahoma house explosion, parents and brother injured

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Air Force mom sobs in son's arms at the hospital

Staff Sergeant Mason Conway flew from Italy to Tulsa, Oklahoma to surprise his mother who was recovering from a stroke. - Published

Three lions confiscated from 'Tiger King' star Jeff Lowe's shuttered Oklahoma zoo

PETA confirmed three big cats were seized from  G.W. Zoo, the animal park made famous on Netflix's "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness." - Published

Oklahoma Driver Begs Cop to Let Her Poop Before & After High-Speed Chase

Here's the straight poop -- an Oklahoma woman really had to go number two when she got pulled over by a cop, an excuse that resulted in a high-speed chase and her in handcuffs ... and we've got the raw.. - Published

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It's the president's first indoor rally since Tulsa, Oklahoma, in June.
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The first big weekend of college football answered many questions coming into the season. There were lows for Florida State and highs for Oklahoma. - Published

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US Marshals capture Oklahoma man accused of recording sexual assault of 6-month-old baby and posting it on social media

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With the season beginning Saturday and testing ramped up, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said the Sooners will not release COVID-19 testing data. - Published

Uncovering the Greenwood Massacre, nearly a century later

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Dak Prescott is following Kim Kardashian's lead ... telling Oklahoma officials to immediately free death row inmate Julius Jones -- claiming he was wrongly convicted of murder and doesn't deserve to.. - Published

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