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    Three things all tornado victims should do

    From CFS2 comes the following good advice if you or your property were affected by last weeks tornadoes. Officials with CFS2 today urged friends and family of Oklahoma tornado survivors to encourage their loved ones to alleviate disaster-related financial crises by taking the following steps: 1. Report the loss of your credit, debit and ATM cards to the card issuer as quickly as possible. Many companies have toll-free numbers and 24-hour service for such emergencies. Once the loss of a […]

  • KFOR presents viewer donation check of $17,000 to United Way of Oklahoma

    KFOR presented the United Way of Oklahoma a check for $17,000 — and the donations were supplied solely by generous donations from viewers young and old. We were literally overloaded here at KFOR studios last week after the Sunday and Monday tornadoes with so many supplies and donations that, as usual, the generosity of Oklahomans was overflowing. As David Thompson with the United Way states, these dollars are not designated for any particular cause, but the entire amount will go […]

  • Safe rooms or underground shelters?

    With last week’s tornadoes, many Oklahomans are again looking at purchasing and installing a tornado shelter or a safe room. Shelters come in many versatile forms: garage-based and self-contained, partially-buried or even completely above ground. Prices generally range from $3,000 to over $10,000 based on size and type. Would you trust an underground shelter more or an above-ground, reinforced safe room? Which offers more protection? There’s not an easy answer.

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    Barons even series in Michigan

    The Oklahoma City Barons scored three third period goals to beat the Grand Rapids Griffins 4-2 and even the American Hockey League Western Conference finals at one game apiece. Teemu Hartikainen scored two of the Barons goals in the victory. The series now shifts to Oklahoma City for Games 3-5, with Game 3 set for Wednesday at the Cox Convention Center.

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    Cowboys blow another lead, finish Big 12 tourney winless

    For the third straight day, Oklahoma State’s baseball team blew a late inning lead at the Big 12 Tournament, losing to West Virginia 6-5 in 10 innings on Saturday. The Cowboys got a 2-run home run from Randy McCurry on their way to a 5-0 lead, but the Mountaineers tied it with a five-run 6th inning. It stayed 5-5 until the bottom of the 10th, when former Tulsa Union star Jacob Rice singled home the winning run for West Virginia. […]

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    Oklahoma sweeps pool to make Big 12 title game

    Oklahoma’s baseball team earned a bit of revenge against Kansas State on Saturday to sweep pool play at the Big 12 Tournament and earn a spot in the conference championship game on Sunday at the Bricktown Ballpark, beating the Wildcats 7-6 in 11 innings. OU needed to sweep Kansas State in the final Big 12 series of the season to win the regular season conference title, but K-State won two of three in the series to take the title. The […]

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    Sooners wrap up third straight trip to Women’s College World Series

    Oklahoma’s top-ranked softball team left no doubt about returning to the Women’s College World Series. The Sooners run-ruled Texas A&M 8-0 in five innings on Saturday in Norman to win the NCAA super regional two games to none, and earn their third straight berth in the World Series. Arizona transfer Shelby Pendley hit two home runs and drove in five of OU’s eight runs, and senior pitcher Keilani Ricketts tossed a 3-hitter, striking out seven to earn her 16th shutout […]

  • Patterson family rides out tornado under queen mattress

    When Sarah Patterson was watching a KFOR app on her phone Monday afternoon and Mike Morgan advised to get underground or leave the area, she had no choice but to quickly pick up her kids from Plaza Towers Elementary School (which was destroyed shortly thereafter), get home, grab a queen mattress from her bedroom and do the best she could to protect her family. Her story is above.

  • Many signature Memorial Day activities still planned

    Some signature Oklahoma Memorial Day Weekend events will still be happening this weekend. They include the Chuckwagon Festival and the 37th annual Paseo Arts Festival.

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    Transportation to Sunday prayer service offered to residents affected by storms

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In yet another demonstration of the “Oklahoma Standard,” volunteers have made great efforts to help transport those impacted by the recent storms to Sunday’s prayer service at First Baptist Church in Moore. The Office of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, along with other local and state officials who have donated their time and resources, have come together to give every displaced storm victim the opportunity to attend the “Oklahoma Strong: Coming Together in Faith” prayer service. The governor’s […]

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    Blake Shelton headlining “Healing in the Heartland” concert

    UPDATE: Tickets to the “Healing in the Heartland” benefit concert sold out in about half an hour Saturday morning after they went on sale at 10 a.m. The concert is Wednesday, May 29th at 8:00 pm, and will be broadcast live on KFOR NewsChannel 4. Unfortunately, ticket scalpers have been attempting to profiteer on tickets. Any ticket sold for above $25 is above face value. OKLAHOMA CITY – Blake Shelton has organized and will headline concert telethon “Healing in the Heartland: […]