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Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

FILE - In this Oct., 15, 2006 file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at the ACLU Membership Conference in Washington. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Chris Greenberg, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79.

▪ Oklahomans react to Justice Scalia's death
▪ Scalia cast key vote in Oklahoma death penalty case
▪ VIDEO: Obama announces plans to appoint Scalia replacement 'in due time'
▪ Trump, Cruz, Rubio react to Justice Scalia's death on social media

OU basketball: Kansas edges the Sooners again

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Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield (24) shoots over Kansas forward Perry Ellis (34) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Kansas won 76-72. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

 NORMAN—The first meeting between Kansas and Oklahoma was the Buddy Hield Show.

George Will: The progressives' itch to regulate speech

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WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders, greedy for power to punish people he considers greedy, has occasioned 2016's best joke (reported in Bloomberg Businessweek): "In the Bernie Sanders drinking game, every time...

Oklahoma best-sellers

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Best-selling books in Oklahoma for Feb. 14.

Benghazi contractor won’t play politics in Oklahoma City talk

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Kris Paronto

Kris Paronto, a security contractor at the Benghazi, Libya, consulate on Sept. 11, 2012, will speak Feb. 19, 2016, in Oklahoma City at the Oklahoma Republican Party’s annual Lincoln and Reagan Dinner.

Miss Manners: Engagement proposal without a ring is perfectly OK

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Miss Manners: Engagement proposal without a ring is perfectly OK

Engagement rings have gotten out of hand, so to speak. They can, of course, be charming, but they are not essential to an agreement to marry.

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Scholarship match program adds up to more money for Oklahoma college students

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More money will be available for awards this year following a successful 2015 scholarship match campaign that added $771,576 to 82 scholarship endowment funds, Oklahoma City Community Foundation officials said.

Metro church, Tim Tebow Foundation offers prom-night experience for special needs individuals

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The Rev. Bill Hulse, Putnam City Baptist's senior pastor, said the "Night to Shine," festivities drew an estimated crowd of more than 1,000 people, including guests, their guardians and hundreds of...

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Features news in brief for Feb. 14.

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  1. 1 NRA says Scalia death puts gun rights in jeopardy | Washington Examiner
    NRA says Scalia death puts gun rights in jeopardy | Washington Examiner
  2. 2 Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch
    Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch
  3. 3 State Department upgrades 84 new Clinton emails to classified | Washington Examiner
    State Department upgrades 84 new Clinton emails to classified | Washington Examiner
  4. 4 12 bartenders share the worst dates they’ve ever witnessed
    12 bartenders share the worst dates they’ve ever witnessed
  5. 5 Oklahoma LGBT couples celebrate first Valentine’s Day since marriage equality became law
    Oklahoma LGBT couples celebrate first Valentine’s Day since marriage equality became law
  6. 6 Natural History Museums Are Teeming With Undiscovered Species
    Natural History Museums Are Teeming With Undiscovered Species
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  8. 8 Man shot at south Tulsa apartment complex after telling alleged assailant he didn't have a lighter
    Man shot at south Tulsa apartment complex after telling alleged assailant he didn't have a lighter
  9. 9 These toys combine superheroes and villains with trains for an oddly satisfying mash-up
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  10. 10 Infant at Children's Hospital Colorado receives hemp oil for epilepsy
    Infant at Children's Hospital Colorado receives hemp oil for epilepsy
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  13. 13 How to Teach a Non-Conforming Child
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  14. 14 Man allegedly chokes Owasso police dog after crashing during high-speed pursuit
    Man allegedly chokes Owasso police dog after crashing during high-speed pursuit
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  16. 16
    ACLU of Oklahoma challenges abortion ban petition
  17. 17 Pioneer Woman announces possible opening date for Pawhuska project
    Pioneer Woman announces possible opening date for Pawhuska project
  18. 18 OU College of Architecture dean dies of heart complications
    OU College of Architecture dean dies of heart complications
  19. 19 Crisis threatens LSU football, says La. governor
    Crisis threatens LSU football, says La. governor
  20. 20 Watch Ethan Hawke as Chet Baker in 'Born to Be Blue' Trailer
    Watch Ethan Hawke as Chet Baker in 'Born to Be Blue' Trailer
  21. 21 Milo Yiannopoulos: Twitter Will Try To Sway The Presidential Election
    Milo Yiannopoulos: Twitter Will Try To Sway The Presidential Election
  22. 22 Martin Shkreli offers Kanye West $10M for new album
    Martin Shkreli offers Kanye West $10M for new album
  23. 23 Families of Americans killed by Mexican cartels sue HSBC for laundering billions
    Families of Americans killed by Mexican cartels sue HSBC for laundering billions
  24. 24 Detroit Police Sergeant Under Investigation After Comparing Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance To KKK
    Detroit Police Sergeant Under Investigation After Comparing Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance To KKK
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