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    Miss Oklahoma makes it to top 10 in Miss America competition, Miss New York wins

    UPDATED 9/15/2014 7:29 a.m. Miss Oklahoma, Alex Eppler, made it to the top 10 competing in the evening gown and talent competitions. In the end Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, took the title and a $50,000 scholarship. This is the third year in a row a Miss New York has won. Miss Oklahoma, Alex Eppler, of Edmond, was among the top 10, but did not make the cut into the top 5. Eppler, who also was Miss Enid, won the […]

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    Photos: The best of the best of the Oklahoma State Fair

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Thousands of people are heading out to the Oklahoma State Fair this weekend for the annual event. Organizers expect about a million visitors to stop by the fairgrounds to enjoy exhibits, food and carnival rides. If you are at the fair, show off your favorite part about the event, whether it is the food or time you get to spend with your family. The Oklahoma State Fair is open until Sept. 21.

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    ‘We can’t get it right,’ Oklahoma legislator speaking out on earthquakes

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma legislator is speaking out about the jump in the number of earthquakes in the state, and is citing material that blames the oil and gas industry. “We feel earthquakes on an almost daily basis,” wrote Michael and Sara McMillan, who live five miles southwest of Liberty Lake. They say the tremors are “emotionally distressing” and say they are damaging their home. “Over time, our home is being weakened by this phenomenon,” the McMillans said. For […]

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    ACLU files lawsuit against Oklahoma sheriff, claims agency is secretly tracking citizens

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma group is suing a Logan County law enforcement official after it claims he had secret records that tracked the activities of thousands of Americans without their knowledge or consent. The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit in Logan County, requesting the court order Logan County Sheriff Jim Bauman to turn over records of a web-based database called “Black Asphalt.” The ACLU claims the database tracks the activities of thousands of Americans without […]

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    Police: Man ‘can’t believe’ he shot his wife in the head

    CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A 42-year-old man turned himself in to police early Thursday morning after he admitted to shooting his wife in the head, Lt. Justin Miller, with the Chesterfield Police Department, said. The 27-year-old woman was rushed to a local hospital where she died, her mother told WTVR. Officers rushed to the couple’s home after the man called his son and said, “I can’t believe I shot my wife,” according to Lt. Miller. Neighbors said they never […]

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    Big solar storm heading toward Earth

    (CNN) – Big storms are brewing but your umbrella won’t help. The sun is raining down a huge amount of radiation, and experts say it could affect power grids, radios and satellites. Experts say the combined energy from two recent solar events will hit Earth on Sept. 13, prompting the Space Weather Prediction Center to issue a strong Geomagnetic Storm Watch. Every now and then, the sun spits out a giant burst of radiation called a coronal mass ejection, or […]

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    Imposter arrested after scamming several businesses, claiming to be Navy SEAL

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WESH) – A few Good Samaritans thought they were helping a Navy SEAL, but soon realized they had been conned. The accused imposter told workers at Daytona Inn and Neptune’s Sports Pub his name was Alex Seppi, a Navy SEAL being deployed to Afghanistan in a matter of days. He asked for a place to rest and money to get back on base. “This probably did help somebody. He won’t be able to do it again for […]

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    New weight loss pill approved by the FDA

    NEW YORK – The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new weight loss pill for the third time in the last decade. Contrave, which works by decreasing a patient’s appetite, was approved for people who are obese or those who struggle with weight-related health problems, like diabetes. In clinical trials, people who took Contrave in combination with a healthy diet and exercise lost two to four percent more weight than those taking a placebo. While it did not cause […]

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    ‘True love like no other,’ Man gives wife his last breath

    LAKE WYLIE, S.C. – An elderly couple, who had been together for more than 60 years, was found dead inside their home. Investigators say Dave Molter died trying to give his wife, Corrine, CPR; giving his wife his last breath. Brandy Williams broke down, talking about losing a couple she called best friends. “Just wonderful people. I’ve never met anybody like that in my life,” said Williams. Williams was the caregiver for Dave and Corrine Molter. Corrine had advanced Alzheimer’s […]

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    Mother desperate to find cure for daughter’s mystery illness

    RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)  – The parents of a 7-year-old girl say they are desperate to find a cure to a mystery illness that has plagued their child. “Maddie is miserable,” said Erin Hays. “She has seen specialists in rhuemetology, immunology, dermatology and infectious disease. We are currently waiting on an appointment with hematology/oncology.” Maddie first caught the “mystery rash” when she was just 2-years-old. The rash then went away. Last fall, it came back with a vengeance. It is so […]

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    Police: Man threatens victim, victim hits man in head with crow bar

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man is facing charges after he allegedly threatened a man and trespassed on his property. Danny Dean fixes lawn equipment for a living. He filed a police report last week after learning that a riding lawnmower had been stolen from his home. That police report apparently made the alleged suspect, 41-year-old Claxton Hymel, angry. Tuesday night, the alleged suspect came back to the Dean’s house, telling him to drop the charges or he would […]