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Tornadoes level homes in Okla., 21 injured
One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
Tornadoes hit Kan., Okla.; no injuries reported
Authorities say tornadoes have touched down in Wichita, Kan., and a suburb of Oklahoma City but there are no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage.
Inhofe tells GOP crowd 'help is on the way'
Help is on the way is what U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe told the crowd during his keynote speaking address at the 9th annual Stephens County GOP Fish Fry Saturday.
Comanche’s superintendent submitting resignation to help save teachers jobs
All across the state, teachers and administrators are taking measures to keep their schools afloat after the deep cut in educational funding.
Empire graduates share humor, wise advice from elders
Empire’s salutatorian Dalton Balentine injected humor as he spoke to his fellow graduating seniors Friday and he also imparted advice from someone he respected.
Katrina Elam shares background on AI’s Kree’s new single 'All Cried Out'
Moments after American Idol 2013 season 12’s Kree Harrison finished performing her new single, “All Cried Out” during the finale show Thursday, a former Bray resident let her friends know just how proud she was of the moment.
State budget cuts push educators into early retirement
Oklahoma has made some of the deepest cuts in the nation in education funding in recent years, third only to Arizona and Alabama. According to the Oklahoma Policy Institute, “Over the last five years, the state has cut per-pupil education aid for primary and secondary schools by 20 percent, or $706 per student.” At Comanche Public Schools, those cuts translate to $770,000.
Changes ahead for Comanche graduates
It was the smallest senior classes to graduate in many years — 64 members, but attendance of the Class of 2013 commencement made up for that, with standing room only.
Marlow Class of 2013 share 'Outlaw' bond
As the Marlow High School graduating Class of 2013 got together for the last time, one theme rang true: no matter where we go or what we end up doing, we will always be Outlaws for life.
Central High graduates largest senior class in school's history
It is not often that one graduating class can make history multiple times in one evening.
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