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  • What’s Right with Our Schools returns to KFOR

    OKLAHOMA – We all know good things that are happening in education. Great things happen all the time at our schools. Many times these great stories go unreported so we are asking you to tell us, “What’s Right With Our Schools?” NewsChannel 4’s Meg Alexander is teaming up with Jim Norton Toyota to make sure those stories get told. Jim Norton Toyota will be recognizing schools highlighted in NewsChannel 4’s reports. Schools selected will receive a check for $600. Tell us what […]

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    Kiss grocery shopping goodbye, new service coming to OKC

    OKLAHOMA – Online shopping is moving into the grocery business. How would you like to order you groceries online and have them delivered to your home? Soon you can. Beginning October 1, Urban Essentials will be changing the way metro residents buy their groceries. People will have the option of using their website, or an app to purchase their groceries. The apps work for both IOS and Android. Area initially serviced will be Oklahoma City and Edmond, with expansion to Moore […]

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    Attention gamers: Some of the biggest names in online gaming have been hacked

    A group of hackers knocked out a number of popular online video game servers, including the popular Sony Playstation network. Hackers calling themselves “Lizard squad” claim responsibility for taking down PSN, as well as networks for “World of Warcraft,” League of Legends” and other multi-player games. Those services allow millions of gamers to play together over the internet. The targeted companies say hackers used a “Distributed Denial of Service” or “DDOS” attack, to overwhelm the networks with web traffic. The […]

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    Former bookkeeper for Okla. electrical contractor faces prison time

    OKLAHOMA – A former bookkeeper for an Oklahoma electrical firm is facing 30 months in prison for allegedly embezzling from her employer. According to officials, Tamara Housley was sentenced to serve 30 months in prison for embezzling from her employer by committing wire fraud and for filing a false income tax return. Housley worked as a bookkeeper for an electrical contracting firm in Chickasha, Okla. As bookkeeper, Housley’s duties included preparing checks, documenting accounts payable and receivable, inputting new employees […]

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    CDC: Ebola outbreak ‘even worse than I’d feared’

    CNN – “It’s even worse than I’d feared,” Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. “Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country. “The sooner the world comes together to help Liberia and West Africans, the safer we will all be.” Frieden spoke to CNN’s Nima Elbagir in Monrovia, Liberia, where fear and anger over the largest […]

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    #Cute: This little piggy will melt your heart

    This tiny little piggy prancing through the grass will melt your heart, guaranteed.  

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    At least 45 sickened from raw milk

    UTAH – Raw milk from Utah has sickened 45 people, according to the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. The cases of campylobacteriosis have been linked to raw milk or cream purchased at Ropelato Dairy in Weber County, the department said in a statement Tuesday. Most of the infections occurred in people from Utah counties, though two were out-of-state residents from California and Idaho. Inspectors suspended the dairy’s license to sell raw milk on August 4, after samples taken at […]

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    Father, son uncover a rare find

    TEXAS – A farmer and his son uncovered a rare find: an entire mammoth skeleton believed to be tens of thousands of years old. Wayne McEwen and his son Marty stumbled on the skeleton on his property in Ellis County, south of Dallas. Wayne farms the land and sells sand and gravel from it. Marty was operating an excavator when he saw part of a tusk. They contacted the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas about the find. […]

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    New painkiller could tackle pain without risk of addiction

    Scientists at Stanford University may have discovered a new, and potentially safer, painkiller. The doctors have been researching links between alcohol consumption and heart health when they realized an enzyme they’d been working with may play a critical role in pain reduction. The work is still preliminary and done using lab mice. But the researchers say the compound appears to be non-addictive and now carry the same heart and bleeding risks that other painkillers do.    

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    Study’s findings concern parents of teens

    A new Australian study suggests teenagers don’t need to be underweight to be struggling with anorexic behaviors. Researchers say rapid weight loss, even if a person still had normal body mass index, can lead to serious health problems. They found the number of normal weight teens who meet all other criteria for anorexia had skyrocketed over the past ten years. These finding are concerning because adolescents with this type of eating disorder can more easily fly under radar. But these […]

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    Amazing: Video captures firefighter going above and beyond to rescue tiny hummingbird

    SEATTLE – A Seattle firefighter is warming hearts after going to extreme lengths to nurse a tiny hummingbird. On Reilly’s Facebook he says “Last night, at about 2 a.m., I walked out to the apparatus bay at work to go on a call. I saw something on the floor that I first thought was a giant moth.” But once Reilly got a closer look, he discovered the giant moth was actually a hummingbird. “The doors of the bay had been […]