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    Tiny ticks packing a powerful punch in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – All it takes is one bite from a tiny tick to become ill. Oklahoma health authorities are warning residents about Lyme disease. While the disease is not usually a problem in Oklahoma, it is becoming more prevalent in the Sooner State. Alicia Meadows, with the Oklahoma City- County Health Department, says the problems rarely […]

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    Racial slur points to White House in Google Maps, sets off social media firestorm

    A problem with Google Maps is creating a social media firestorm. Typing a racial slur in the search bar takes you right to the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. HuffPost Politics was one of several outlets to note the glitch, which involves the phrase “n**** house.” A Twitter user, named Bomani Buckhalter, posted an […]

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    Texas man files lawsuit against Blue Bell after he says nearly died from bacteria

    DALLAS, Texas – A Houston man has filed a lawsuit against Blue Bell Creameries after he says he “damn near died” after eating ice cream involved in a massive recall. Earlier this year, Blue Bell recalled thousands of gallons of ice cream that was believed to be contaminated by listeria. According to the lawsuit obtained […]

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    Gov. Fallin requests disaster declaration for storm-damaged Oklahoma counties

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin has requested a federal disaster declaration for Cleveland, Grady and Oklahoma counties as a result of storm damage and flooding that have occurred since May 5. The designation would provide federal assistance to individuals and businesses in the storm-stricken areas. In a letter to President Obama, Fallin wrote that Oklahoma’s […]

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    Oklahoma teen’s jaw broken over $7

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Robbers jump a man and get away with $7 and a pair of sunglasses, but the injuries they caused is costing the injured man’s family thousands. Now, police are needing information to make an arrest. Family says, for them, it goes beyond the finances; they’re hoping the person responsible for breaking their […]

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    Report: Four cancer charities conned donors out of $187 million

    WASHINGTON- The Federal Trade Commission says four cancer charities, that are run by member of the same family, conned donors out of $187 million and spent almost nothing on patients. Authorities say they are taking aim at the Cancer Fund of America in Knoxville, Tenn., the Breast Cancer Society in Mesa, Ariz., the Children’s Cancer […]

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    GRAPHIC: Video shows moments before 26-year-old soldier’s death in jail

    Warning: Video contains graphic images that may be disturbing to some viewers. EL PASO, Texas – An active-duty Fort Bliss solider self-reported for a two day DWI sentence at the El Paso County Jail in 2012. However, he died before ever being released to his family. Sgt. James Brown served two tours of combat duty […]

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    Preliminary tests show 85 percent of third-graders will be heading to fourth grade

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It seems that most third-graders in Oklahoma will be heading to the fourth grade. Preliminary results from this school year’s third-grade Oklahoma Core Curriculum Test indicate that 85 percent will be allowed to go to the next grade. Out of more than 50,000 test-takers, 67 percent of students scored “proficient,” while 14.6 […]

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    KFOR-TV – Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers and Martin Short Ticket Giveaway Official Rules

    Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. 1. Eligibility: Entrants must be legal US residents, at least 18 years old or above, as determined by KFOR-TV and reside in the Oklahoma City […]

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    “Start giving CPR,” Family blames pollen for son’s sudden death

    VERMILION, Ohio (WJW) – Asthma is a condition millions of Americans deal with on a daily basis. Recently, Oklahoma City was named the fifth most challenging city for asthmatics by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. While most people can manage their symptoms, an Ohio family says the increased pollen level was too much […]

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    ‘Daddy, daddy, what are you doing?’ Mom hears daughter’s last words before her death

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. – “Daddy, daddy, what are you doing?” Those were the last words a Chesapeake mother heard over the phone before her 11-year-old daughter was murdered. A close family friend told those details to WTKR. Police say 11-year-old Tasha Jonas was shot by her own father, 49-year-old John Jonas, who then turned the gun on […]