STILLWATER — A Stillwater Junior High School student apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday morning at the school, Stillwater police and school officials confirmed.
Plans to fund Okla. pop culture museum still alive
Backers of a museum devoted to Oklahoma popular culture said they're still hopeful state lawmakers will approve $40 million for the project before adjourning in two weeks.
Fallin urges Okla. Legislature for health care fix
Gov. Mary Fallin proposed a last-minute legislative change on Friday to the state's Insure Oklahoma program that would direct $50 million in state tobacco taxes to pay for more than 9,000 people who are expected to lose their health insurance under the program.
Oklahoma receives ‘A’ grade on political disclosure
Oklahoma has received a grade of “A” from a national nonprofit group for its disclosure laws about how independent groups spend money to influence voting for certain candidates.
Tornadoes tear through East Texas; 6 people killed
A pack of tornadoes killed at least six people and injured dozens more in East Texas Wednesday night.
At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornadoes
A rash of tornadoes slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm scattered bodies, flattened homes and threw trailers onto cars.
Inhofe becomes co-sponsor of bill targeting IRS
Oklahoma’s senior U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is co-sponsoring a bill filed amid reports that the Internal Revenue Service specifically targeted conservative groups.
Forecasters: US midsection could see bad weather
Forecasters say portions of the central United States could see severe weather this weekend and Monday.
Health care law changes could affect Okla. tribes
As a policy advisor for the Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority, Melanie Fourkiller knows that documented Native Americans can access the tribe’s health care services even if they are not members of the Choctaw Nation or any other federally recognized tribe.
Small earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded a small earthquake near Harrah in central Oklahoma.
Senate OKs bill on 'Black Friday' sales
A bill designed to make low-price retail events like "Black Friday" sales legal in Oklahoma has been approved by the Oklahoma Senate.
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