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Deer collisions likely to increase in coming weeks
Oklahoma deer hunters have a wealth of opportunity when it comes to trying to outwit the state’s most popular game animal.
Garvin County still has a burn ban
Due to recent rains, Governor Mary Fallin signed a proclamation on Friday removing 22 counties from a state-issued burn ban, effective immediately.
Keystone pipeline's path cuts across Native American land, history
TransCanada's plan to dig a trench and bury part of its $7 billion, 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline right through this land has unearthed a host of Native American opposition, resentments and ghosts of the past.
Coburn: Social Security disability program needs upgrade
With the Social Security disability program teetering on bankruptcy, a report released today identifies Oklahoma as one of the worst-case scenarios for disability benefit claims.
Okla. lawmakers mull switch to debit card refunds
Oklahoma agencies are saving money by switching to debit cards instead of paper checks for things like unemployment benefits and tax refunds, but at least one lawmaker is concerned the cards are posing problems for some citizens and leading to huge windfalls for a private contractor.
Extreme danger of wildland fires
Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS), a division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry wants the public to be aware of the increasing potential for extreme wildland fires to occur across much of the state.
- Oklahomans needed to enroll in historic cancer research effort
Okla. House panel to continue probe of tax breaks
Millions of dollars in tax credits and incentives handed out by the state each year to businesses and industries will once again by scrutinized by a special House committe
Drought intensifying in Oklahoma
Chances for rain to ease the conditions are slim, said forecaster Daryl Williams with the National Weather Service in Norman. Temperatures of 100 degrees or more are possible through the middle of next week.
State to announce Stillwater aerospace expansion
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — City and state leaders plan an event Monday to announce the sale of a manufacturing facility in Stillwater to an international aerospace company....
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