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AP releases in-depth review of its coverage of Nazi Germany

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has conducted an in-depth review of its operations in Nazi Germany, concluding that the news agency acted as “forthrightly and independently as … more

House Democrats choose Steve Kouplen as next leader

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democrats in the Oklahoma House have selected Rep. Steve Kouplen of Beggs as the leader of the chamber’s minority party when Democratic Leader Scott Inman completes … more

Oklahoma Legislature stumbles in search for new revenues

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature faces political gridlock as lawmakers balk at legislation to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue and close an $878 million hole in … more

Oklahoma Auditor Gary Jones to run for governor in 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Gary Jones, the state auditor and inspector who has been a thorn in the side of leaders from both parties over Oklahoma’s tax and budget policies, … more

Tribal gaming expansion plan stalls Oklahoma budget talks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A major expansion of tribal gambling in Oklahoma — to include roulette and dice games — that House Democrats wanted in exchange for votes on a cigarette tax … more

Oklahoma’s once busy death chamber to stay quiet much longer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the country for decades, executing more people per capita than any other state since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in … more

Former Oklahoma AG Edmondson announces bid for governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Drew Edmondson, a former prosecutor and four-term Oklahoma attorney general from one of the state’s most well-established political families, announced Monday he will … more

Oklahoma AG says state moving forward with execution plans

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is moving forward with new protocols for executing death row inmates, despite a unanimous recommendation from a bipartisan study group that a moratorium on the … more

Panel recommends keeping moratorium on executions

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A moratorium on executions in Oklahoma should be extended until major changes are made to the state’s capital punishment system so that an innocent person isn’t … more

Oklahoman author, Texas dispute ownership of ‘lunar Bibles’

TULSA (AP) — Ten microfilm Bibles once launched hundreds of thousands of miles into space sit landlocked today inside an Oklahoma courthouse while a legal battle rages in two states over who is … more

Cherokee Nation sues opioid wholesalers, retailers for abuse

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Cherokee Nation sued distributors and retailers of opioid medications on Thursday, alleging the companies have contributed to “an epidemic of prescription opioid … more

Rep. Scott Inman announces run for governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic state Rep. Scott Inman announced Thursday he is running for Oklahoma governor next year after serving as the leader of the House Democratic caucus for the past … more

Divisions abound 22 years after Oklahoma City bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Remembering the Oklahoma City bombing has taken on a new meaning for Brian Martinez in the era of Donald Trump.His father, a pastor, was among the 168 people killed in the … more

Analysis shows Oklahoma lacks women in computer science

TULSA (AP) — An analysis posted April 6 by Code.org revealed that more computer science degrees were awarded last year than ever before. But it also shows that women remain significantly … more

Oklahoma to end tax credit that propelled wind production

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state tax credit that helped propel Oklahoma to third in the nation in its capacity to generate electricity from wind is coming to an end, but it will be years before … more

Lawmakers call for investigation of Oklahoma Veteran Affairs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lawmakers are calling for an investigation and audit of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, citing a list of complaints about the agency’s policies and … more

GOP congressman scraps town hall, citing safety

TAHLEQUAH (AP) — An Oklahoma congressman canceled one of several planned town hall meetings in his district, citing safety concerns as his reason for not meeting with voters, who have been … more

House staffer email about bathrooms causes uproar

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An email from an Oklahoma state House staffer on Monday to legislative assistants that said high school pages could use a women’s restroom reserved for House members … more

Lamb files candidacy paperwork for Oklahoma governor’s race

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Republican Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb filed paperwork Friday to run for governor in 2018 when nearly every statewide elected office will be open because of term … more

Fallin signs bill allowing young veterans to carry guns

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahomans as young as 18 who have served in the military would be able to receive a handgun license under a bill signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.The “Handgun … more
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