Oklahoma City

The Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK
April 09, 2018 - 6:40 pm
Oklahoma school districts tried to figure out Monday how to meet a requirement to conduct standardized tests for students to receive federal funds while many teachers and students are not in the classroom during a strike of educators. Schools in many districts remained closed for the start of a...
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The Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK
April 06, 2018 - 6:58 pm
The head of Oklahoma's largest teachers' union says if lawmakers want to end a teacher walkout, they must pass a repeal of the capital gains tax exemption and the governor must veto a repeal of a proposed lodging tax. Oklahoma Education Association President Alicia Priest told teachers rallying at...
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Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports
April 05, 2018 - 7:41 pm
Governor Mary Fallin has made some concessions to protesting Oklahoma teachers, but the educators say that these efforts are not enough. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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The Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK
April 05, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A leader of Oklahoma's largest teacher union says he doesn't think two revenue bills pending in the Senate are enough to prevent a teacher walkout from stretching into next week. Oklahoma Education Association Executive Director David Duvall said Thursday that union officials still are crunching...
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Dreamstime
March 07, 2018 - 7:55 pm
The Norman Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for a missing and endangered infant. On Tuesday, police announced they were searching for Jody Minjarez, 7-months, who they believe is endangered. However, authorities have now said the case qualifies as an Amber Alert. Photo: Norman Police...
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Dreamstime
February 06, 2018 - 7:53 pm
A federal indictment accuses a Saudi Arabian man of falsifying immigration paperwork when he failed to disclose he attended a terrorist training camp before entering the United States. A federal grand jury in Oklahoma City handed up the indictment Tuesday against Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj, 34...
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Dreamstime
January 26, 2018 - 9:32 pm
A defense contractor plans to open offices in Oklahoma where it will design and build jet-powered drones and employ more than 350 workers over the next several years. Gov. Mary Fallin announced Friday that California-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions will open administrative,...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2017 - 10:26 am
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 3.3 earthquake in north-central Oklahoma. The quake was recorded early Wednesday near Marshall, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City. No injuries or damage are reported. The quake comes a day after at least 10 temblors were recorded in...
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Dreamstime
December 11, 2017 - 4:58 am
Police say a man was shot and killed in Oklahoma City by an officer after he took pepper spray and a Taser away from the officer during a scuffle. Oklahoma City Police Sgt. Robbie Robertson says an officer responded to a request to check on a person lying on the side of the road. When she...
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Dreamstime
July 01, 2017 - 10:12 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Tax Commission says wind farms, manufacturers and data centers received about $106 million in property tax subsidies last year. The Oklahoman reports that's the most since the five-year property tax exemption program began in 1986. It's a 37 percent increase from...
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