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    Fall weather in the forecast through this week

    OKLAHOMA – Great, real fall weather is in the forecast through all of this week. Overnight tonight, cool high pressure settles in with clear skies, light winds and dry air. This means lows by Tuesday morning 40s and 50s statewide. Don’t be surprised if its in the 40s when you get up tomorrow morning. A fast moving backdoor cold front sweeps across Oklahoma Wednesday with gusty northeast winds and a re-enforcing shot of pleasant temps for the rest of the week.

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    Fantastic New England Brown Bread

    This is the ideal bread for “people who can’t bake.” It is loaded with whole grains, can easily be organic, simple to make and the perfect compliment to fall dishes. 1 C Whole Wheat Flour 1 C Rye Flour 1 C Corn Meal 1.5 t Baking Soda 1.5 t Salt 3/4 C Molasses 2 C Buttermilk 1C raisins (optional) 1 8.5×4.5 bread pan, or 1 48-64oz metal can (Really not kidding – and I prefer the can!) Place a trivet […]

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    Researchers using marmots to track how climate change is affecting wildlife

    GOTHIC, Colo. – Almost 100 years ago, an abandoned town in the mountains of Colorado was transformed into an outdoor science laboratory, which is now internationally known. That is where you will find the marmot team—or Marmoteers as they call themselves. They’re researchers working on one of the longest animal studies on record – on yellow bellied marmots. Marmots are providing important data on how climate change is affecting wildlife. “From this big soap opera we’re learning a lot about how evolution […]

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    Houston shooting: Nine injured, suspect pronounced dead

    HOUSTON – A gunman who died in a shootout with officers in Houston Monday was a lawyer who lived in the neighborhood and left a car full of weapons near the scene, the city’s police chief said. “We are bringing in the bomb squad to secure it safe,” Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo told reporters. Attorney Nathan DeSai has been identified as the alleged shooter, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner told CNN. DeSai was a lone gunman who was disgruntled over matters […]

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    Principal reports isolated case of bed bugs found at Oklahoma high school

    DUNCAN, Okla. – An isolated case of bed bugs has been reported at an Oklahoma high school. The Duncan High School principal sent out a letter last week alerting parents of the pests. We have identified one bed bug specimen in an isolated location on the Duncan High School campus. Pest control professionals were immediately contacted and conducted an inspection for additional specimens.  None were found. However, out of precaution, Duncan High School will begin a recommended course of action. […]

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    JROTC instructor at Oklahoma City high school arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting female student

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A JROTC instructor at an Oklahoma City high school was arrested Monday morning for allegedly sexually assaulting a female student. On Sept. 23, a 16-year-old student at John Marshall High School told police that she stayed after school a few days earlier to practice for JROTC Honor Guard. After practice, she said she asked the instructor, 52-year-old Paul Bianchi, to take her home. The teen girl said that Bianchi agreed and asked her to wait inside his classroom. […]

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    Man dies after being struck by train in Norman

    NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities say a man has died after being hit by a train in Norman early Monday morning. Around 3:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to reports of a train collision near Duffy Crossing. When officials arrived, they discovered one man had been hit, but he was still alive. After being taken to an Oklahoma City hospital, the man died from his injuries. Norman police say they spoke to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train engineer, who said that […]

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    Graphic: Oklahoma City man arrested for lewd acts with child, manufacturing child pornography

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man was arrested on a series of complaints, including manufacturing child pornography and lewd acts with a child. On March 11, 2016, an Edmond police officer started an undercover investigation into the sharing of child pornography over the internet. During the officer’s investigation, she found an individual who had movie and picture files containing child pornography. On Sept. 23, 2016, after identifying where the suspect lived, investigators served a search warrant at an apartment in the 1400 […]

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    Two killed after head on crash in Pontotoc County

    PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. – Two people were killed following a head on crash in Pontotoc County. Around 4:47 a.m. Sunday, Shawn Jones, 33, of Pauls Valley, was driving eastbound on State Highway 3E when he traveled left of center, an accident report states. Jones’ vehicle crashed head-on into a Jeep Renegade driven by Brooke L. Trotter, 34, of Antlers. Trotter and one of her two passengers, Becky N. Trotter, 29, of Antlers, were pronounced dead at the scene due to their […]

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    Oklahoma authorities make arrest in connection to murder of 61-year-old man

    CREEK COUNTY, Okla. – Oklahoma authorities have made an arrest in connection to the murder of a 61-year-old man. Last week, officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said 61-year-old Ronald ‘Rocky’ Bethel was shot to death inside of his Mannford home. After interviewing multiple people, investigators were able to identify a suspect. Friday, authorities issued an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Richard Dylan Vawter. Sunday night, Vawter was arrested in Sand Springs. He was booked into the Creek County […]

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    Showers, thunderstorms moving in for the weekend

    OKLAHOMA – Happy first day of fall! Warm conditions continue with a quiet night. Look for lows to the middle 60s. Tomorrow, we’re back to the upper 80s to low 90s with lots of sunshine. Changes roll in for the weekend, as an upper level trough approaches. Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop Saturday afternoon – a few could be severe. Highs will reach the mid to upper 80s. A cold front will move across the state, starting early […]