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    Watch: Monkey revives unconscious friend after fall from wire

    (NBC) – Friendship is a powerful thing. After watching a monkey fall from a high-tension wire on a train platform, another monkey in India did everything it could to revive its friend. The monkey bit the other and even dunked it in water to wake it up. Eventually, the monkey who fell regained consciousness and […]

  • Great State: Even In Semi-Retirement Jumper Dave Makes the Perfect St. Nick

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — The Polar Express still runs on time at David Fields’ house, at least in miniature. “There’s a little more action,” he says while guiding several trains around his N scale track. He is a British ex-patriot with a love for railroading that stretches back through generations of his south London heritage. […]

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    Oklahoma holiday travelers expected to break last year’s records, AAA says

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Holiday travel is about to hit an all-time high in Oklahoma and around the U.S. AAA predicts 98.6 million Americans, including 893,000 Oklahomans, will journey 50 miles or more from home. The auto club expects 3.6 %  more Oklahomans, which is roughly 893,000 people, will travel over the year-end holidays this year […]

  • Auburn Police arrested Markale Deandra Hart, 22, in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell, a freshman Auburn University football player, the Auburn Police Division said in a news release Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

    Arrest made in Auburn football player’s killing

    (CNN) — Police have arrested Markale Deandra Hart, 22, in connection with the shooting death of a freshman Auburn University football player, the Auburn Police Division said in a news release Sunday. The Camp Hill man is being charged with murder in the death of 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell of Opelika, Alabama, police say. RIP Auburn […]

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    Generous Oklahomans support ‘Holidazzle’ event, Warmth 4 Winter

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  An overcast sky didn’t dampen the holiday spirit at the Holidazzle event, presented by Paycom. Children and their parents came to the Buy For Less on N.W. Expressway to take pictures with Santa, enjoy a toy train ride and hot chocolate. This family friendly event also brought in donations of new coats for Brad Edward’s […]

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    This weekend: HoliDazzle Event – Bring Your Family and Friends

    HoliDazzle Event – Bring your family and friends! From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, December 13, all ages are encouraged to bring new or gently used coats for needy Oklahomans. Those who contribute are invited to enjoy an afternoon of holiday cheer with free train rides, hot cocoa, cookies and pictures with Santa Claus. All […]

  • michael brown

    2014: Year In Review

    (CNN) — Here is a look back at the events of 2014, so far. Notable U.S. Events: January 1 – Colorado legalizes the purchase of marijuana for recreational purposes. January 1 – The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act goes into effect. January 6 – The Senate votes to confirm Janet Yellen as the […]

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    Golden Globes: The nominees list

    (CNN) — Ready for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to kill it once again as co-hosts of the Golden Globes? We are, too. But before we get there, there’s a little something called the nominations that we should get out of the way. The ever-glamorous #KateBeckinsale at the #GoldenGlobes nominations pic.twitter.com/OtKNCPIUKN — Golden Globe Awards […]

  • Great State: OU Professor Teaches Musicians Should Train Muscles Just Like Athletes

    NORMAN, OKLAHOMA — If you take a yoga class you might be familiar with stretching exercises like the Swinging Bridge or the Breath of Joy. If you’ve taken an anatomy class maybe you know what rhomboid muscles do or how the lavater scapulae works. But musicians? Those subjects are not generally in a key they’re […]

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    Updated: Holiday events happening in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There are plenty of fun events and attractions happening in Oklahoma during the holiday season. Take a look at some of them below and mark your calendars. Hot off the press! TravelOK December 2014 Festivals & Events eNewsletter | http://t.co/xoS8FW0jni pic.twitter.com/iperUhSpTz — TravelOK.com (@TravelOK) December 8, 2014 Downtown in December :  Oklahoma […]

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    Tear jerking: Wizards star breaks down after losing 6-year-old “buddy”

    WASHINGTON  – After a tough double-overtime win, Washington Wizards guard John Wall broke down in tears. It wasn’t because of what he had won, but rather who he had lost. Miyah Telemaque-Nelson died of cancer on Monday morning. She was just 6-years-old. Wall met the little girl last March, just five months after she was diagnosed […]