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Lake Hefner trails ready for reopening


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Ben Fenwick
Cyclists, joggers and walkers haven't had the full go-round of Lake Hefner's trails so far this year, but that's about to change. For almost anyone serious about cycling, the 9.1-mile track around th...
 
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Appeals court upholds $18 million verdict in infant-hospital case


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Ben Fenwick
The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals upheld an $18 million verdict against the OU Medical Center, Children's Hospital and the parent owner of the hospitals, HCA Health Services of Oklahoma Inc., for in...
 
Thursday, May 22, 2008

Coburn: McCain an 'old fart'


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn said the Republican presdiential candidate John McCain is "an old fart," but is singularly qualified to lead the country. The remarks came Wednesday during a town hall Q-and-...
 
Thursday, May 29, 2008

Egyptian mummy relocates from Shawnee to Idabel


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Ben Fenwick
In 1921, a monk with an art collection purchased two mummies and other artifacts in New York City and brought it to Shawnee's St. Gregory's Abbey before making a permanent home at the Mabee-Gerrer Mus...
 
Thursday, May 29, 2008

Nuns implore governor to sign dog-kennel bill


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Ben Fenwick
Carmelite Sisters of the Villa Teresa Catholic School in Moore delivered a letter and a petition to Gov. Brad Henry's office today urging him to sign a bill banning dog kennels operating within 2,500 ...
 
Saturday, May 31, 2008

Istook's former chief of staff pleads guilty


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Ben Fenwick
Former Oklahoma Congressman Ernest Istook's chief of staff has pleaded guilty to conspiracy in connection with a bribery scandal involving disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, according to the U.S...
 
Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Libertarian Party aims to get party on Oklahoma's ballot


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Ben Fenwick
Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr said the Libertarian Party just might be the party voters thought they were getting when they originally voted Republican " a government that will leave you alone. But th...
 
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Former house speaker will not run


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Ben Fenwick
Former Oklahoma House Speaker Lance Cargill, R-Harrah, issued a statement late Wednesday saying he will not file for re-election in 2008. The announcement comes months after Cargill stepped down from...
 
Thursday, June 5, 2008

Inhofe, other senators defeat climate bill


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe is claiming victory in the defeat of a bill aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions and global climate change. The bill " which would have capped carbon dioxide emission...
 
Saturday, June 7, 2008

Released murderer dies


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Ben Fenwick
A man who confessed to murdering his stepdaughter, Crystal Dittmeyer, died in Kentucky less than three years after being released from Oklahoma in a plea deal. Benjamin Harry Crider II, 49, of Marion...
 
Thursday, June 12, 2008
 
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