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    Enter for a chance to win a family 4 pack of tickets to ‘Day Out With Thomas’.

    Thomas & Friends - Day Out With Thomas - The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014 is coming to OKC. Enter starting August 30th for your chance to win a family 4 pack of tickets. Contest: Aug. 30th-Sept. 20th.

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    Photojournalist

    Position/Title: Photojournalist   Details: POSITION SUMMARY: We are looking for an enthusiastic Photographer to add to our award-winning team. You should be a creative storyteller and a motivated team player a minimum of two years news gathering experience is preferred. This is not a one-man-band position. You will develop stories with a reporter and give […]

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    Oklahoma officials approve $100 million initiative to make railways safer for drivers

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials say more than 2,400 railroad crossings in the state do not have rail crossing guards, which is a problem that is putting drivers at risk. Gov. Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation want to change that to make it safer for Oklahoma drivers. “Anytime you have a derailment itself, […]

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    The ‘Chairless Chair’, an invisible chair that you can wear

    It’s like a chair that isn’t there, but magically appears whenever you need it. It’s called the Chairless Chair and you wear it on your legs like an exoskeleton: when it’s not activated, you can walk normally or even run. And then, at the touch of a button, it locks into place and you can […]

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    Emergency crews called to reports of a train accident in south OKC

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Emergency crews were called to reports of a train accident in southwest Oklahoma City Friday night. Initial reports indicate a Heartland Flyer train conductor thought they ran into a pedestrian near southwest 15th and Shields. Police say the pedestrian may have been laying between the tracks when the train went over them. According to scanner traffic, the conductor […]

  • Great State: Do You Know What It Is to be Caught In a Wewoka Switch?

    WEWOKA, OKLAHOMA — A picture of the Wewoka train depot now and a picture from 100 years ago look a lot alike except for the number of people. A museum image from the early 20th century shows a crowd on the platform watching Senator William Jennings Bryan deliver a speech from the back of a […]

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    Man found dead near train tracks, police investigating

    EDMOND, Okla. – Edmond police are investigating after a man was found dead along train tracks in Edmond. Police were called to 25th and Broadway Tuesday evening to investigate after a man was fatally struck by a train. Officials say the man was a contract worker whose vehicle was stuck near the train tracks. The man […]

  • Central Oklahoma Humane Society looking for pet heroes

    OKLAHOMA – Do you know any adopted cats or dogs that have done something heroic, such as saving a human’s life or making a difference through community service? If so, Central Oklahoma Humane Society wants to honor and recognize these furry pets at their “Hero Awards,” scheduled for 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 27th at […]

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    Police: OKC man hit by train and then breaks into a car

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man is facing several charges after he was hit by a train last week. On Friday, officers searched for a victim after a train conductor said he believe he hit someone near Southeast 44th  Street and Lindsay. A few hours later, police arrested Nicholas Givens, 34, after he was allegedly […]

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    Thrill ride? Roller coaster stops on track; Rescue underway

    CNN – Rescuers began pulling stranded riders from a roller coaster at Six Flags America in Maryland on Sunday after the ride halted on the tracks. A train on the Joker’s Jinx roller coaster stopped about 45 feet from the ground Sunday afternoon with 24 people aboard, Six Flags spokeswoman Debbie Evans said. All the […]

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    Train-conductor claims he hit a pedestrian, no body found

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A mystery today along the train tracks near southeast 44th and Lindsay. Around 12 p.m. this afternoon, a train-conductor alerted 911 saying he hit a pedestrian. However, when police arrived they were unable to find a body or an injured person. Police say the person hit may not have been badly injured and […]