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Judge OKs Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol

Oklahoma's lethal injection protocols are constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death row inmates early next year, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
Energy FC assistant coach Chris Spendlove has been charged in the murder of an off-duty police officer in England. PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, The Oklahoman Archives CHRIS LANDSBERGER -

Energy FC: Assistant coach terminated; charged with murder in England

News | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Oklahoma City Energy FC announced Monday it has terminated the contract of assistant coach Chris Spendlove after he was charged in the murder of an off-duty police officer in England.

Why BYU remains the Big 12's best option for expansion

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

BYU remains by far the best brand available for Big 12 expansion. Geographically? No. Culturally? Who knows. But a ready-made football program that puts people in its seats and draws viewers to its telecasts and beats its share of heavyweights? Absolutely.

Norman veterans home caretakers lose jobs in abuse inquiry

News: Local | Updated: 7 hr ago

Three caretakers at the Norman state veterans center have been fired after being accused of abusing an 85-year-old resident with dementia and attempting to cover up what happened. Termination proceedings are pending against a fourth caretaker.

Oklahoma City home's light display becomes holiday hotspot

News | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

An Oklahoma City home is turned into a holiday hotspot during the Christmas season with its dancing lights synchronized with a custom radio station.

Westbrook grows tired of late-game criticism: 'I don't want to hear it'

Sports | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

After faltering down the stretch of Sunday’s tough 101-99 loss to the Pelicans, Russell Westbrook likely knew the criticism was coming. More Thunder

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Oklahoma Women's Coalition has big plans for new year

Life | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Oklahoma Women’s Coalition is planning several statewide outreach events to help raise awareness and push for societal behavioral changes and legislative action for statewide nonprofits focusing on women’...

Oklahoma charts rapid personal income growth

Business | Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma’s personal earnings growth rate has been among the fastest in the nation over the past five years, in large part due to the energy industry, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Commerce Department.

Devon Energy donates $1 million to Oklahoma City Geological Society

Business | Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Devon Energy Corp. has agreed to donate $1 million to help the Oklahoma City Geological Society pay for its new downtown headquarters.

Edmond Exchange: 2015 calendars are ready

Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

This year’s calendar features a look at early Edmond through historical postcard images.







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