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WREG-TV Memphis
Fraternity says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chantOKLAHOMA CITY — The fraternity connected to a racist chant that surfaced at the
Fraternity says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chant
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted an hour ago
OKLAHOMA CITY — The fraternity connected to a racist chant that surfaced at the University of Oklahoma last spring says members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years. Sigma Alpha Epsilon spokesman Brandon... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Sigma Alpha Epsilon releases findings from OU investigationSigma Alpha Epsilon released its findings following its investigation into the
Sigma Alpha Epsilon releases findings from OU investigation
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 6 hours ago
Sigma Alpha Epsilon released its findings following its investigation into the former University of Oklahoma fraternity. The findings show that five chapters "acknowledged hearing the chant in the past five years." Outside of the incident at OU,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
OU fraternity’s racist chant tied to national SAE event, school saysNORMAN, Okla. — Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learn
OU fraternity’s racist chant tied to national SAE event, school says
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
NORMAN, Okla. — Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise that was sponsored by the fraternity’s national administration, the... Read more
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CBS Sports
Oklahoma president's bluster distracting from Big 12 basketballLAWRENCE, Kan. -- Shame on you, David Boren. Shame on you for distracting us fr
Oklahoma president's bluster distracting from Big 12 basketball
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Shame on you, David Boren. Shame on you for distracting us from another fine night in the Big 12. Shame on you for deflecting attention away from what the conference should be known for at the moment. That would be the nation's... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OU president to recommend pay cuts for himself, other top administratorsNORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David Boren announced today that he w
OU president to recommend pay cuts for himself, other top administrators
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
NORMAN – University of Oklahoma President David Boren announced today that he will recommend the OU Board of Regents cut his pay and that of other top OU administrators by 3 percent for the budget year beginning July 1. Boren has previously... Read more
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Salon.com
College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-AmericansWhen it comes to college, from the moment African-American high school students
College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-Americans
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
When it comes to college, from the moment African-American high school students receive those wonderful large envelopes, the ones with the beautifully written acceptance letters from a predominately white university saying. “Congratulations!,” little... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Even Steve Spurrier wants Peyton Manning to go from Citrus Bowl MVP to Super Bowl MVPAs it relates to the Big 12 and the red-hot, renewed expansion talk in college
Even Steve Spurrier wants Peyton Manning to go from Citrus Bowl MVP to Super Bowl MVP
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
As it relates to the Big 12 and the red-hot, renewed expansion talk in college football's most vulnerable and volatile Power Five conference, you would think the national media would be more educated about UCF. This isn't meant as a knock on anybody... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Big 12 Meetings End With No Resolution On ExpansionThe presidents and chancellors from the conference's 10 schools met Friday at t
Big 12 Meetings End With No Resolution On Expansion
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
The presidents and chancellors from the conference's 10 schools met Friday at the league's office in Irving, Texas, and they offered reporters few details. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said specific expansion candidates were not discussed over the two... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Even Steve Spurrier wants Peyton Manning to go from Citrus Bowl MVP to Super Bowl MVPAs it relates to the Big 12 and the red-hot, renewed expansion talk in college
Even Steve Spurrier wants Peyton Manning to go from Citrus Bowl MVP to Super Bowl MVP
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
As it relates to the Big 12 and the red-hot, renewed expansion talk in college football's most vulnerable and volatile Power Five conference, you would think the national media would be more educated about UCF. This isn't meant as a knock on anybody... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Big 12 leaders agree to single voice dealing with big issuesBig 12 presidents and chancellors came to one agreement Friday: While working t
Big 12 leaders agree to single voice dealing with big issues
KXII Sherman / Posted 7 days ago
Big 12 presidents and chancellors came to one agreement Friday: While working through the possibility of a football championship game, expansion and a league-wide television network, they are going to defer comments to Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. The... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Big 12 vows unanimity as it continues to study expansion, title gameIRVING, Texas — In the next few months, we probably shouldn’t expect to hear qu
Big 12 vows unanimity as it continues to study expansion, title game
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
IRVING, Texas — In the next few months, we probably shouldn’t expect to hear quite as much from Oklahoma President David Boren. At least, not on the biggest topics facing the Big 12. The league’s presidents and chancellors emerged from a meeting... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Carlton: Big 12 taking 'deep dive' into analytics in deciding on title game, conference TV networkIRVING - The headlines aren't dramatic or sexy and neither is the process. The
Carlton: Big 12 taking 'deep dive' into analytics in deciding on title game, conference TV network
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
IRVING - The headlines aren't dramatic or sexy and neither is the process. The Big 12 is taking a hard statistical look at its future in ways that will impact the return of a football title game, possible expansion and a conference television... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Big 12 unlikely to play football championship game this yearIRVING, Texas — The Big 12 is unlikely to play a football championship game thi
Big 12 unlikely to play football championship game this year
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
IRVING, Texas — The Big 12 is unlikely to play a football championship game this year even though the NCAA approved a plan last month that would allow the 10-team league to do so. There are also not any immediately pending decisions to be made on... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Education Foundations Doing Part To Make OK Schools 'So Much More'With Oklahoma's public schools limping along at the bottom of most national mea
Education Foundations Doing Part To Make OK Schools 'So Much More'
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 9 days ago
With Oklahoma's public schools limping along at the bottom of most national measurements and facing still more drastic budget cuts this year and next, it's easy to get discouraged. Or, you can get involved and support your school district's... Read more
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The Oklahoman
CB Parrish Cobb switches commit to BaylorOU women's basketball: Sooners constantly reminded of recent Bedlam... Oklahom
CB Parrish Cobb switches commit to Baylor
The Oklahoman / Posted 9 days ago
OU women's basketball: Sooners constantly reminded of recent Bedlam... Oklahoma football: OU student-athletes set school GPA record OU football: Ty Darlington receives FCA's Bobby Bowden Award Governor's... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Governor's proposals to fund education only a 'Band-Aid,' David Boren saysGov. Mary Fallin is offering a "Band-Aid" to a patient in serious condition, Un
Governor's proposals to fund education only a 'Band-Aid,' David Boren says
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
Gov. Mary Fallin is offering a "Band-Aid" to a patient in serious condition, University of Oklahoma President David Boren says. "It’s time for a comprehensive funding plan for education," Boren said in a prepared statement released after the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Gov. Fallin deserves credit for ambitious budget proposalsIN the days prior to her State of the State speech, Gov. Mary Fallin promised a
Oklahoma Gov. Fallin deserves credit for ambitious budget proposals
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
IN the days prior to her State of the State speech, Gov. Mary Fallin promised a bold approach to dealing with Oklahoma's significant fiscal challenges. She wasn't kidding. The budget Fallin submitted to lawmakers Monday, the first day of the 2016... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
When it comes to Big 12 expansion, national media is ignorant about UCFAs it relates to the Big 12 and the red-hot, renewed expansion talk in college
When it comes to Big 12 expansion, national media is ignorant about UCF
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
As it relates to the Big 12 and the red-hot, renewed expansion talk in college football’s most vulnerable and volatile Power Five conference, you would think the national media would be more educated about UCF. This isn’t meant as a knock on anybody... Read more
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SportingNews
SN sources: Big 12 to talk expansion of member schools this weekIt’s so not a big deal that the Big 12 Conference meetings this week will occur
SN sources: Big 12 to talk expansion of member schools this week
SportingNews / Posted 11 days ago
It’s so not a big deal that the Big 12 Conference meetings this week will occur at the league headquarters in Dallas, not the ballroom of some fancy hotel. It’s such a big deal that the Big 12 meetings could change the future of the league (and the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Architect, Oklahoma City icons earn national awardHans Butzer's iconic contributions to Oklahoma City — the Oklahoma City Nationa
Architect, Oklahoma City icons earn national award
The Oklahoman / Posted 11 days ago
Hans Butzer's iconic contributions to Oklahoma City — the Oklahoma City National Memorial and the Skydance Bridge — are being awarded with national acclaim from the American Institute of Architects. The Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
OU students ask for Veterans CenterUniversity of Oklahoma student veterans want a place to call home. They said a
OU students ask for Veterans Center
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 11 days ago
University of Oklahoma student veterans want a place to call home. They said a Veterans Center, like a USO, is long overdue. UCO has a Veterans Center, and one is in the works at the University of Kansas, among many other universities. “We need it... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
OU president Boren wants expansion, Big 12 TV dealNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma president David Boren plans to do some nudging wh
OU president Boren wants expansion, Big 12 TV deal
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma president David Boren plans to do some nudging when he meets with fellow Big 12 Conference administrators next week. Right after the NCAA granted the Big 12 the right to have a championship game in a 10-team league,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OU basketball: Comparing LSU's Ben Simmons and OU's Buddy Hield is inevitable OU women's basketball: Peyton Little hopes to keep momentum going at Iowa Sta
OU basketball: Comparing LSU's Ben Simmons and OU's Buddy Hield is inevitable
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
OU women's basketball: Peyton Little hopes to keep momentum going at Iowa State Should the Clippers trade Blake Griffin? OU women's basketball: Previewing the Sooners'... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut planThe University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a $20 million budget-r
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut plan
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 14 days ago
The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a $20 million budget-reduction plan that includes early retirement buyouts for eligible faculty and staff. The regents approved the plan Thursday from OU President David Boren. He said the... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut planNORMAN, Okla. -- The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a $20
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut plan
KXII Sherman / Posted 14 days ago
NORMAN, Okla. -- The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a $20 million budget-reduction plan that includes early retirement buyouts for eligible faculty and staff. The regents approved the plan Thursday from OU President David... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut planNORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut plan
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 14 days ago
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a $20 million budget-reduction plan that includes early retirement buyouts for eligible faculty and staff. The regents approved the plan Thursday from OU President David... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut planNORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a
Oklahoma regents OK $20 million budget-cut plan
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 14 days ago
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has approved a $20 million budget-reduction plan that includes early retirement buyouts for eligible faculty and staff. The regents approved the plan Thursday from OU President David... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma president David Boren doesn't expect a vote next week on adding a Big 12 title gameNORMAN — University of Oklahoma President David Boren acknowledges that differe
Oklahoma president David Boren doesn't expect a vote next week on adding a Big 12 title game
The Oklahoman / Posted 14 days ago
NORMAN — University of Oklahoma President David Boren acknowledges that differences exist among Big 12 Conference members regarding the path forward, but also doesn’t believe the league is in any imminent danger. As league executives gather next... Read more
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The Oklahoman
David Boren says OU will take proactive steps to meet state budget crisisNorman — OU regents have unanimously passed an early voluntary retirement plan
David Boren says OU will take proactive steps to meet state budget crisis
The Oklahoman / Posted 15 days ago
Norman — OU regents have unanimously passed an early voluntary retirement plan incentive for university faculty and staff, which President David Boren says is the University of Oklahoma's way of meeting the state budget crisis head-on. The Special... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bob Bowlsby: Chances of vote on Big 12 title game 'no better than 50-50'After resisting for a while, the Big 12 may move to a league title game. (USATS
Bob Bowlsby: Chances of vote on Big 12 title game 'no better than 50-50'
CBS Sports / Posted 16 days ago
After resisting for a while, the Big 12 may move to a league title game. (USATSI) The chances of a vote being held next week on a Big 12 football championship game are “no better than 50-50,” Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby told CBS Sports on... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Prima ballerina Yvonne Chouteau dies at 86Yvonne Chouteau, prima ballerina from Vinita, has died at age 86. Chouteau is
Prima ballerina Yvonne Chouteau dies at 86
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 days ago
Yvonne Chouteau, prima ballerina from Vinita, has died at age 86. Chouteau is also known as one of the "Five Moons," the famed American Indian ballerinas from Oklahoma, which included Chouteau, Maria and Marjorie Tallchief, Rosella Hightower and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OK Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016State Sen. A.J. Griffin, R-Guthrie, and state Rep. Josh Cockroft, R-Tecumseh, h
OK Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016
The Oklahoman / Posted 19 days ago
State Sen. A.J. Griffin, R-Guthrie, and state Rep. Josh Cockroft, R-Tecumseh, have filed legislation to provide a $5,000 yearly pay increase for public school teachers without raising taxes. This is one of at least three proposals to better pay... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Status hearing delayed in new trial of man previously convicted in deadly 'road rage' crashThe man convicted of vehicular homicide in what officials called a deadly "road
Status hearing delayed in new trial of man previously convicted in deadly 'road rage' crash
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
The man convicted of vehicular homicide in what officials called a deadly "road rage" crash and then granted a new trial was in court Thursday for a status hearing, but it was continued. David Leger, 33, of Palmetto, will be back in court on May 19... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Status hearing delayed in new trial of man previously convicted in deadly 'road rage' crashThe man convicted of vehicular homicide in what officials called a deadly "road
Status hearing delayed in new trial of man previously convicted in deadly 'road rage' crash
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 days ago
The man convicted of vehicular homicide in what officials called a deadly "road rage" crash and then granted a new trial was in court Thursday for a status hearing, but it was continued. David Leger, 33, of Palmetto, will be back in court on May 19... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Status hearing delayed in new trial of man previously convicted in deadly 'road rage' crashThe man convicted of vehicular homicide in what officials called a deadly “road
Status hearing delayed in new trial of man previously convicted in deadly 'road rage' crash
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
The man convicted of vehicular homicide in what officials called a deadly “road rage” crash and then granted a new trial was in court Thursday for a status hearing, but it was continued. David Leger, 33, of Palmetto, will be back in court on May 19... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Teachers would get $10K raise under bills filed by state senatorOklahoma's 41,000 public school teachers would eventually get a $10,000-a-year
Teachers would get $10K raise under bills filed by state senator
The Oklahoman / Posted 22 days ago
Oklahoma's 41,000 public school teachers would eventually get a $10,000-a-year pay raise under a series of bills filed by a state senator. Educational leaders say lagging pay has made it hard to recruit and retain good teachers. Oklahoma trails much... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Teachers would get $10K raise under bills filed by state senatorOklahoma's 41,000 public school teachers would eventually get a $10,000-a-year
Teachers would get $10K raise under bills filed by state senator
The Oklahoman / Posted 22 days ago
Oklahoma's 41,000 public school teachers would eventually get a $10,000-a-year pay raise under a series of bills filed by a state senator. Educational leaders say lagging pay has made it hard to recruit and retain good teachers. Oklahoma trails much... Read more
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The Oklahoman
The Oklahoma Academy releases legislative recommendationsAn organization that brings together people from across Oklahoma to consider pr
The Oklahoma Academy releases legislative recommendations
The Oklahoman / Posted 22 days ago
An organization that brings together people from across Oklahoma to consider pressing issues recommended Wednesday that the state improve its budgeting process, find more money for education and tax Internet sales. The Oklahoma Academy, a... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Smart move for Big 12 is to consider conference networkWell, the Big 12 has a football championship game. If it wants. Yippee. Approv
Smart move for Big 12 is to consider conference network
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Well, the Big 12 has a football championship game. If it wants. Yippee. Approval came last week at the NCAA Convention when the Division I council conditionally deregulated conference championship games. FBS leagues with fewer than 12 members were... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Academics matters in conference realignmentEvans Hall on the OU campus. (Photo by Steve Sisney) I wrote about conference
Academics matters in conference realignment
The Oklahoman / Posted 25 days ago
Evans Hall on the OU campus. (Photo by Steve Sisney) I wrote about conference realignment last week, and one thing I focused on was the Big Ten’s history of inviting new members only if they are in the American Association of Universities. You can... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Democratic presidential debate - Round 4LIVE: Triumph or travesty, US-Iran ties warming over nuclear deal It’s been
Democratic presidential debate - Round 4
The Oklahoman / Posted 25 days ago
LIVE: Triumph or travesty, US-Iran ties warming over nuclear deal It’s been clear for months that the oil economy is hurting, but will Oklahoma... Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, Jan. 17,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Democrats debate: Get the detailsUS imposes new Iran sanctions for ballistic missile testing US announces new s
Democrats debate: Get the details
The Oklahoman / Posted 26 days ago
US imposes new Iran sanctions for ballistic missile testing US announces new sanctions against Iran for violating prohibitions against... Americans freed by Iran begin journey home; deal took time HEALTHBEAT:... Read more
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The Oklahoman
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart confronts heckler at Chili Bowl Nationals in TulsaOklahoma State basketball: Cowboys mourning loss of former player Ivan Wiley
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart confronts heckler at Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa
The Oklahoman / Posted 26 days ago
Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys mourning loss of former player Ivan Wiley Democrats plan to hide debates for Hillary is backfiring | Washington Examiner Trump... Read more
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The Oklahoman
University officials: 1-cent tax isn’t best education solutionThe Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled last week that a 1-cent state sales tax initia
University officials: 1-cent tax isn’t best education solution
The Oklahoman / Posted 26 days ago
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled last week that a 1-cent state sales tax initiative to help fund public education can move forward. This ruling, coupled with the looming reality of budget shortfalls as we head into the second half of the fiscal year,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Post reporter Jason Rezaian and others to be freed in prisoner swap, according to Iranian mediaOklahoma State basketball: Cowboys mourning loss of former player Ivan Wiley N
Post reporter Jason Rezaian and others to be freed in prisoner swap, according to Iranian media
The Oklahoman / Posted 26 days ago
Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys mourning loss of former player Ivan Wiley NASCAR driver Tony Stewart confronts heckler at Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa Democrats plan to hide debates for Hillary is backfiring | Washington Examiner Trump... Read more
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The Oklahoman
A Fairer System for TippingPost reporter Jason Rezaian and others to be freed in prisoner swap,... David
A Fairer System for Tipping
The Oklahoman / Posted 27 days ago
Post reporter Jason Rezaian and others to be freed in prisoner swap,... David Boren says he'd support son for governor, but wishes he'd postponed... Trooper crashes cruiser into fleeing car to end chase; 'combative' DUI... KFOR: Former... Read more
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The Oklahoman
David Boren says he'd support son for governor, but wishes he'd postponed announcementUniversity of Oklahoma President David Boren said Friday he will support his so
David Boren says he'd support son for governor, but wishes he'd postponed announcement
The Oklahoman / Posted 27 days ago
University of Oklahoma President David Boren said Friday he will support his son Dan Boren if he runs for governor in 2018, but reiterated an earlier statement that he thinks it’s too early to make such a decision. “I’m very proud of him, of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Does OU want the Big 12 to survive?OU quarterback Baker Mayfield escapes a tackle attempt by Kansas' Chevy Graham
Does OU want the Big 12 to survive?
The Oklahoman / Posted 28 days ago
OU quarterback Baker Mayfield escapes a tackle attempt by Kansas' Chevy Graham (15) last October. Could OU and KU become Big Ten brothers? (Photo by Steve Sisney) Big 12 stability and conference realignment has been all the rage this week, what with... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
ORU Pushes Past IUPUI, 80-71 Kris Martin made all four from long range, hitting six of seven from the floo
ORU Pushes Past IUPUI, 80-71
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 28 days ago
Kris Martin made all four from long range, hitting six of seven from the floor for 18 points to lead Oral Roberts to an 80-71 win over IUPUI. More >> Kris Martin made all four from long... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Boren Joins Drive to Tax ConsumptionWASHINGTON - Sen. David Boren, concerned about renewed talk of taxes on energy
Boren Joins Drive to Tax Consumption
The Oklahoman / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON - Sen. David Boren, concerned about renewed talk of taxes on energy use, said Monday that political leaders should avoid targeting narrow sectors and consider a broad-based consumption tax system that would encourage people to save and... Read more
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