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    Privacy or protection? School district implements controversial way to combat cyberbullying

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A controversial decision by a Florida school district is causing concern among parents. According to WESH, Orange County Public Schools has started monitoring students’ and teachers’ social media posts through a new software program called “Snaptrends.” The program allows the school district to search through thousands of posts and find keywords. School officials say that the program will help them get a grasp on issues like cyberbullying, suicide and crime. “If they are sitting in a […]

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    Officials: Beloved lion lured outside sanctuary, shot and killed by American dentist

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – A dentist from Minnesota says he regrets killing a beloved lion during a trip to Zimbabwe. Authorities say 55-year-old Walter Palmer killed “Cecil” the lion with a bow and arrow. The killing has sparked outrage across the globe after officials in Zimbabwe say Palmer lured Cecil out of the protection of a sanctuary and onto private property, where he was shot. #WalterJamesPalmer was the man who killed #CecilTheLion. This was an #illegalhunt. #VisitZimbabwe #263Chat #wildlife #illegalhunting […]

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    Study claims Oklahoma City has one of the healthiest housing markets in the country

    OKLAHOMA CITY – ¬†It seems that homeowners in Oklahoma City may be better off than others across the country. WalletHub decided to analyze the health of the housing market across the country by looking at different aspects of mortgages in the nation’s 25 biggest cities. Researchers looked at mortgage approval rates, down payments, foreclosure rates, home-buyer assistance and equity levels. After analyzing the data, organizers determined that Oklahoma City has the second healthiest housing market in the country, following Boston. […]

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    Update: Hospice owner sentenced for falsifying records to get money from Medicare

    CHANDLER, Okla. – Two women were found guilty of several charges stemming from their work at an Oklahoma hospice center. Paula Kluding and Patricia Carter were connected to Prairie View Hospice, Inc. Kluding was the corporation’s owner, while Carter was the facility’s general manager. According to prosecutors, hospice patients relied on the business for health care. However, they claim the company attempted to hide the true medical conditions of patients and the quality of health care services they were obtaining. […]

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    Report: Oklahoma teen survives attack that killed family, identifies brothers as murderers

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Authorities are still trying to determine why two boys allegedly killed five family members, injured one and left another unharmed in Broken Arrow. A new report on Friday afternoon showed a 13-year-old who survived told police when they found her that it was her brothers who had attacked the family. Police say a 911 call came in around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, from a family member who said they needed help because their brother was attacking the […]

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    Investigators: Human remains discovered in rural Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Homicide detectives are investigating after human remains were found in rural Oklahoma City Tuesday morning. Officers were called to an area near I-40 and Peebly Rd. Authorities say they received a tip about the remains, but did not elaborate. Tuesday afternoon, the Oklahoma City Crime Scene Unit and a forensic archaeologist were on scene for several hours. “There’s not a lot to report, at this point, on it because the case is still very new,” said MSgt. […]

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    Oklahoma County inmate pronounced dead

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Oklahoma County Detention Center. On Thursday, officials say 66-year-old Charles Land was found unresponsive in his cell at the center. Around 9 p.m., Land’s cellmate told guards that Land was not breathing. Officers immediately began CPR, but Land was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Land was booked into the Oklahoma County Detention Center just three days earlier for a warrant for failure to appear on charges […]

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    Firefighters battling blaze at El Reno facility

    EL RENO, Okla. – Fire crews were called to an El Reno factory building after a fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon. Around 2 p.m., firefighters were called to the facility¬†just northwest of El Reno. Emergency crews worked to control the fire to keep it from spreading. Officials with the El Reno Fire Department say no one was injured. The American Red Cross was asked to bring cold drinks and snacks for fire crews fighting the blaze. Red Cross asked […]

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    Adorable: Internet going bananas over orangutan kissing a pregnant woman’s belly

    COLCHESTER, England – An orangutan in an English zoo is making headlines for its caring nature. Rajang, a 47-year-old male orangutan, has been known to charm visitors at the Colchester Zoo, especially pregnant women. Video recorded by a couple shows Rajang giving a pregnant woman’s belly a kiss through the glass. Now, the video has gone viral. See a mistake? Report a typo here.

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    Some Oklahoma disposal wells changing operations following massive earthquake

    CRESCENT, Okla. – Oklahomans across the state felt a 4.5 earthquake on Monday afternoon. Following the quake, officials with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission say several oil and gas wastewater disposal wells are changing their operations. On Tuesday, authorities say three disposal wells closest to the earthquake activity in Crescent are taking action. Operators of two of the wells are shutting down operations, while the third well, which is the farthest of the three from the activity, cuts its injections by […]

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    Graphic: Newborn suffers second-degree burns in hospital’s care

    Warning: Some images in this video are considered graphic and may not be appropriate for all audiences. HOUSTON, Texas – Spencer Lewandowski was so excited when his baby girl was born recently at St. Joseph Medical Center. However, that excitement has since turned to concern. Isabel was born just a few days ago, but her parents worry that what a nurse at the hospital did may have a lasting impact. “My baby has second-degree burns on her foot and ankle […]