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Oklahoma pharmacy won’t give drug for Missouri execution
An Oklahoma pharmacy has agreed not to provide Missouri with a drug for a scheduled execution next week, but it’s unclear whether the decision will delay the lethal injection
First day of Smeltz trial a war of words
The first day in the trial of former Ada firefighter and current City Council candidate Jason Smeltz quickly turned into a language battle among attorneys at Pontotoc County Courthouse Tuesday.
When is a threat a threat and when is colorful, figurative language being used to express one's anger?
A story of success
Melmarie Coulter, who describes herself as a “pretty notorious meth dealer in Enid,” has turned her life around and rebuilt her future with the help of Gettin’ Home halfway house, operated by Gettin’ Place Ministries since late 2012.
Foster homes in big demand, short supply
There are about 150 children in Garfield County in and out of foster home placement because of abuse or neglect, but there are only 27 non-relative foster homes in the county.
Cannabis hearing: Hundreds head to state Capitol to support legalizing medical marijuana
Testimony at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Select Agencies hearing on medical cannabis drew a crowd of hundreds of people to the state Capitol building Wednesday — some to support the use of cannabis and others to support legalization of marijuana.
Panel OKs $160M bond issue to fix Capitol
An Oklahoma Senate committee has given overwhelming bipartisan approval for a $160 million bond issue to renovate and repair the state Capitol.
Abortion bills clear Okla. House committee
Two measures to further restrict abortion in Oklahoma easily cleared a House committee on Tuesday over the objection of outnumbered Democrats who argue the bills are unnecessary.
Sallisaw election ends in tie
After Tuesday’s election ended in a tie, the new police chief in an eastern Oklahoma town will be picked from a hat — literally.
These are recent arrests made by the Waurika City Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.
Enid dedicates street to Rucker — temporarily
City officials dedicated a sign Tuesday that points visitors toward Wagon Wheel Way, named for country music star Darius Rucker’s popular single, “Wagon Wheel.”
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