Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hundreds gather for Kasey Waychoff memorial at Oklahoma State

Hundreds gather for Kasey Waychoff memorial at Oklahoma State
The Oklahoma State University community mourned the death of a student Wednesday night as hundreds gathered in the Student Union Atrium for a memorial service. Kasey Waychoff, 19, was killed by drunk driver while vacationing on spring break in Gulf …
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Official: Guthrie fire a controlled burned
Lincoln County fire threatens structures · Firefighters at scene of grass blaze… 2 killed in NW Oklahoma City car… Reports started coming into the newsroom around 7 p.m. Saturday. Authorities are aware of the fire and said it was a controlled burn …
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Gunman sought in robbery of Christie's Toy Box in Oklahoma City
Police are looking for a man who robbed the Christie's Toy Box on N MacArthur Boulevard in Oklahoma City. The store was robbed about 11:45 p.m. March 15, according to an Oklahoma City police report. Photo -. The clerk said a gunman demanded money …
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Oklahoma Adds Options to Execution Protocol
Facing a shortage of its traditional execution drugs, Oklahoma has revised its procedures to include the same two-drug mixture that left an Ohio inmate making gasp-like sounds as his lethal injection was carried out earlier this year, lawyers for two …
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Edmond offers shuttle ride to Oklahoma state Capitol rally

Edmond offers shuttle ride to Oklahoma state Capitol rally
Edmond offers shuttle ride to Oklahoma state Capitol rally. Edmond school leaders are urging parents, students and business leaders to go to the state Capitol on Monday for a rally concerning funding for the upcoming fiscal year. Superintendent David …
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MJ Rhett taking official visit to Oklahoma State
posted by Mike J. on Mar 28, 2014. Headed to Oklahoma state. ✈️#officialvisit. — MJ. Rhett (@carolinaboy_4) March 28, 2014. MJ Rhett, a 6'9" senior who is graduating from Tennessee State with one year of eligibility left is traveling to visit Oklahoma …
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Oklahoma City woman accused of using Facebook to solicit killing

Oklahoma City woman accused of using Facebook to solicit killing
Shamanda Williams, 24, of Oklahoma City, has been charged with solicitation to commit murder after reportedly making a Facebook post offering $ 500 to someone willing to shoot the father of her child in front of the man's mother. By Matt Dinger Modified …
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New bill gives Oklahoma science teachers the freedom to question their textbooks
The Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act makes its way on the agenda every year. It gives teachers the freedom to editorialize hot button issues like evolution and climate change. The author, Representative Gus Blackwell believes science is …
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Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops weighs in on HBO's RealSports episode on

Oklahoma football: Bob Stoops weighs in on HBO's RealSports episode on
NORMAN — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was ready to go when asked about Tuesday night's episode of RealSports on HBO. “Why'd you guys wait so long to ask?” Stoops said when the subject was broached about 15 minutes into Tuesday evening's …
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Oklahoma State basketball: Marcus Smart named NABC All-American
Oklahoma State sophomore guard Marcus Smart has been named a third-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Smart is the first OSU player to be named an All-American by the NABC more than once, adding to his …
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Oklahoma personal income growth seventh best in U.S.
Oil and natural gas extraction helped put Oklahoma among the top states in personal income growth last year, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Tuesday. Earnings in the state rose to $ 160.1 billion from nearly $ 155 billion in 2012, according …
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Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin faces continued ethics review of involvement

Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin faces continued ethics review of involvement
Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin faces continued ethics review of involvement with his plumbing company. Bipartisan leaders have not launched an investigation after referral from independent ethics office found Mullin may have received more financial …
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4-alarm fire hits Oklahoma City business
As many gallons per minute of water as we're putting on it, that it is probably some petroleum product like tires in there, it makes it very difficult, it makes it a long process to extinguish," said Oklahoma City Deputy Fire Chief Marc Woodard while …
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Oklahoma City bank robbed Saturday afternoon

Oklahoma City bank robbed Saturday afternoon
Oklahoma City police and the FBI are searching for a man they said robbed a bank Saturday afternoon. At about 1:15 p.m. Saturday, the robber walked into an IBC Bank branch at 5701 N May Ave. and gave a teller a note demanding money, the FBI reported.
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Oklahoma Injected Lethal Drugs Into Its Death-Row Convicts–After They Were
The state of Oklahoma injected executed convicts with lethal drugs for "disposal purposes," newly published state records show. The macabre practice, first reported Tuesday by The Colorado Independent, could tamper with postmortem toxicology results in …
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Oklahoma football: Former Sooner Eric Mensik weighs in on HBO special on
NORMAN — Eric Mensik says he doesn't have anything against the University of Oklahoma, its academic offerings or the advisers who helped him change his major to multidisciplinary studies. Photo – Eric Mensik, a converted tight end forced into action …
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Cavs fall to Oklahoma City Thunder 102-95

Cavs fall to Oklahoma City Thunder 102-95
Sitting in his warm-ups on Oklahoma City's bench, Durant knew he might be called upon again. And when he was, the NBA's leading scorer closed out Cleveland. "My mind's always on the game so I didn't space out," he said. "I was instantly ready.".
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Oklahoma History Center holds fourth annual Cowboy Roundup
Oklahoma History Center holds fourth annual Cowboy Roundup. Jason Harris, the Oklahoma History Center's director of education, said the fourth annual Cowboy Roundup on Saturday was meant to give visitors a glimpse into Oklahoma's cowboy heritage.
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Gonzaga survives foul-plagued game vs. Oklahoma State
The refs called 61 fouls, which affected the pace and outcome of eighth-seeded Gonzaga's 85-77 win against Marcus Smart and ninth-seeded Oklahoma State in the West region of the NCAA tournament. Kevin Pangos scored 26 points, including hitting 12 of …
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North Dakota State Upsets Oklahoma As 5-12 Upset Trend Continues
Oklahoma had chances to win in regulation. With the entire lower bowl standing, the Sooners got off three shots. Hield's open 3 rimmed off, Woodward's free-throw line jumper was short and Cousins' reverse layup attempt at the buzzer never caught the rim.
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NCAA Wrestling Championships: Penn State, Oklahoma State lead after
National title contenders Penn State and Oklahoma State had a successful opening session during the NCAA Wrestling Championships at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Thursday morning. By Trent Shadid Published: March 20, 2014. Advertisement …
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'Oklahoma!' to be showcased at SHS
The Suwannee High School Theater Department is slated to perform for their spring musical, a production of the timeless classic, “Oklahoma!”. Student performances are March 26 and 27 and community performances are March 28 at 7 p.m. and March 29 at 2 …
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Oklahoma farmers join call for immigration reform
A peach farmer from Porter and a vegetable grower in Shawnee are joining with officials from the Oklahoma Farm Bureau calling for a more coherent national immigration policy. Kent Livesay of Porter says the current immigration system prevents farmers …
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Oklahoma basketball: Beware of North Dakota State's Taylor Braun
The Oklahoma Sooners have the next four days to study up on North Dakota State. Apparently much of that focus will center on senior forward Taylor Braun. Here's what Matt Norlander of CBSSports.com had to say last week about Braun: "I know this next …
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Oklahoma chemical company to pay Alabama 6k through EPA settlement
CHEROKEE, Alabama – An Oklahoma company was ordered to pay $ 156,250 to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management as part of a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency. According to the settlement announced Wednesday, …
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DePaul women ready to go against Oklahoma
10 Oklahoma (18-14) on Saturday in first-round action at Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University. DePaul's first-round game last year also was against a team from Oklahoma. The Blue Demons lost to Oklahoma State, 73-56. “It's almost like déjà vu, but …
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Oklahoma State basketball: Gonzaga's greatest advantage?
When Gonzaga faces Oklahoma State Thursday in San Diego, the Zags will be making their 16th straight NCAA Tournament appearance. Only Kansas (25), Duke (19) and Michigan State have longer active consecutive appearance streaks. Gonzaga is led by …
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Oklahoma City man, 2 children die in collision with semi
… with a tractor-trailer rig in southern Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the crash occurred about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. 70 west of Oakland when the semi crossed the center line and struck the car driven by 29-year-old Todd Leonard.
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