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    The OKC Thunder take to the court against the Denver Nuggets

    DENVER – Coming off a win Saturday evening against the Milwaukee Bucks, the Oklahoma City Thunder travel back home to take on the Denver Nuggets at the Chesapeake Arena. The 6-3 Thunder tip off against the 4-5 Nuggets at 7:00 pm on Fox Sports Oklahoma. The Nuggets are coming off a loss to the Houston Rockets Saturday night and are thirsty for a win. The Nuggets’ three-game winning streak was snapped by the Rockets as the Nuggets were described as […]

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    Authorities in the Midwest are now assessing the widespread damage

    People across the Midwest picked through the remains of their homes Monday after a storm system swept across six states, spawned more than 80 reported tornadoes and killed at least eight people. Authorities in Illinois went door to door to search for people trapped in houses. The storm system tore the steeple off a church 10 minutes after Mass let out and forced the Chicago Bears to stop their game against the Baltimore Ravens. “I’ve found pieces of my house […]

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    NASA launches unmanned ‘Maven’ spacecraft to Mars

    CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE BASE – NASA launched its Maven orbiter on Monday to begin a journey that could unravel the mysteries surrounding Mars’ past and current atmosphere — and perhaps reveal how the planet lost its life-friendly environment. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket rose from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 41 in Florida at 1:28 p.m. ET, carrying the probe into space to kick off its $671 million mission. If all goes according to schedule, […]

  • U.S. Grant High to receive huge award from Boeing

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A metro high school received some help today in the way of big money. U.S. Grant High is a school on the road to success. They were awarded more than $400,000. Just three years ago the school had a high dropout rate and failed to meet student testing standards. Now, after going under a reform plan, the school is forging a new reputation of having high academic standards. The proof is that this year Grant’s A through […]

  • UPDATED: Massive sinkhole swallows two houses in Florida

    DUNEDIN, Fla. — A large and growing sinkhole is slowly swallowing two homes in Dunedin, Florida. Young Ivy Dupre was awakened around 5 a.m. Thursday by what she thought was an intruder. “I heard like a banging against the door,” she recalled. The noise was coming from the back of the house, so she woke up her father. “I got up, got my rifle, I was scared, maybe somebody’s really breaking in, and as I approached the back of the […]

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    Emergency meningitis vaccine will be imported to halt Ivy League outbreak

    PRINCETON, NJ – Emergency doses of a meningitis vaccine not approved for use in the U.S. may soon be on the way to Princeton University to halt an outbreak of the potentially deadly infection that has sickened seven students since March. Government health officials said Friday they have agreed to import Bexsero, a vaccine licensed only in Europe and Australia that protects against meningitis B, a strain not covered by the shots recommended for college students in the U.S. “This […]

  • Student debt tops one trillion dollars

    Student debt has reached an alarming benchmark. It now tops one trillion dollars. Loans for higher education exceed all other consumer loans except mortgages. Two thirds of college grads carry a debt burden. There is growing concern about this new financial drag on the economy. Kristen Mercado is proud of her college and graduate degrees, but says the $100,000 in student loans is crushing her. “I’m sitting here sometimes wondering, oh, can I afford to go do food shopping today […]

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    WATCH: Chiefs battle the Broncos on Sunday Night Football

    The Kansas City Chiefs will take to the field versus the Denver Broncos on Sunday Night Football starting with Football in America on NewsChannel 4 at 6:00 pm. Kansas City has Donald Stephenson. He is a second-year offensive lineman from Oklahoma University. He appeared in all 16 games with seven starts in his rookie campaign. He originally joined Kansas City as its third-round pick (74th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft. Denver has placed Quinton Carter on injured reserved.

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    Three teens arrested in the assault and theft of a 91-year-old vet

    FRESNO, Cal. — The incident is still fresh in Josef Martin’s memory. “They shoved a gun in my rib. He goes to my mouth and wanted me to open my mouth, and then hit me in the side with the back of the pistol, and then shoved it again, and hit me in the back of the head again,” Martin recalls. Martin says they took $200, which was going to get him to his next social security check. They took […]

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    Car wreck required first-responders to cut someone out of vehicle

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A bad crash took place at Highway 66 at the Kilpatrick Turnpike, in far west Oklahoma County. There are few details at this point but authorities say that someone had to be cut out of one of the vehicles. Reports are that one of the cars ran a red light and that one person is in critical condition. Authorities do not believe there was alcohol or drugs involved. Stay with KFOR.com and KFOR-TV for updates as they […]

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    Late afternoon and early evening caffeine can disrupt sleep at night

    DARIEN, IL – A new study shows that caffeine consumption even six hours before bedtime can have significant, disruptive effects on sleep. “Sleep specialists have always suspected that caffeine can disrupt sleep long after it is consumed,” said American Academy of Sleep Medicine President M. Safwan Badr, MD. “This study provides objective evidence supporting the general recommendation that avoiding caffeine in the late afternoon and at night is beneficial for sleep.” Results show that 400 mg of caffeine (about 2-3 […]