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Oakland's Scott Kazmir is tied for the American League lead with 14 victories and is on pace for 18 wins. (AP Photo)

Where have baseball's 20-game winners gone?

Sports | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Twins’ Phil Hughes, the Athletics’ Scott Kazmir, the Tigers’ Rick Porcello and the Tigers’ Max Scherzer are tied for the American League lead with 14 victories each. Which means they are on pace to finish with 18 wins. More evidence that baseball has changed.

Criminal investigation is underway into possible public corruption, campaign violations

News | Updated: 13 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater confirmed the criminal investigation, saying there is a lot of information to review and witnesses to interview.

Cop arrested, accused of sexually assaulting at least 6 women while on patrol

News | Updated: 14 hr ago

Daniel Holtzclaw was held in jail Thursday night after being accused of a string of on-duty sexual assaults in a case the city's police chief described as “disturbing.”

Satanist turns communion wafer over to Oklahoma City's archbishop

News | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The leader of an Oklahoma City satanist group, Adam Daniels, turned over a consecrated wafer. In exchange, the archdiocese agreed to drop a lawsuit filed seeking the wafer’s protection and return to the Church.

Tackling fantasy football in the workplace

News | Updated: 13 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

While some Oklahoma employers block popular websites for the virtual online sport, others believe increased employee morale outweighs any potential loss in productivity.

Movie review: 'Calvary'

A&E | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

In suspenseful dramas, we wait for the rewarding moment when the wicked receive their comeuppance, but John Michael McDonagh’s tightly wound “Calvary” turns this expectation on its head.
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Norman native James Garner's family finds comfort in heartfelt responses to his death, daughter says

A&E | Published: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Gigi Garner, the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor and Norman native James Garner, said her family has been stunned by the outpouring of love and support since her father’s July 19...

Oklahoma governor applies for federal grant provided by Obamacare

News | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin showed she is willing to pursue federal funding opportunities provided by the Affordable Care Act, despite her opposition to some of its main provisions.

Album Review: Aaron Newman & The OK Caravan, 'Aaron Newman & The OK Caravan' (Self-released by Oklahoma City-based singer-songwriter)

A&E | Updated: 19 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma City-based singer-songwriter Aaron Newman knows that hard work pays off. He didn’t have a record label, but pulled up his bootstraps, formed the OK Caravan and released an...

Thursday Video Spotlight: Carrie Underwood and Vince Gill show their stuff in recent Grand Ole Opry performances

A&E | Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma-born and bred country music superstars Carrie Underwood and Vince Gill recently have shown their stuff in performances on one of country’s most hallowed stages: The Grand Ole Opry....



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