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    Bentley, Dallas nurse’s dog, doesn’t have Ebola

    DALLAS, Tex. – Ebola Patient Nina Pham’s dog has tested negative for the deadly virus. Dallas Animal Services say that urine and stool samples from Bentley, Pham’s one-year-old Cavalier King Spaniel, have tested negative for the disease. Despite the test results, Bentley is still out of the woods. He will remain under quarantine until his […]

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    Better Business Bureau warns about Ebola scams and schemes

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma is warning Oklahomans about a variety of Ebola-related scams and problematic fundraisers that have emerged recently. BBB Wise Giving Alliance is working with BBB Serving Dallas and Northeast Texas, where the first victim died and two nurses became infected; BBB Serving Greater Cleveland, where one of […]

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    Renee Zellweger responds to comments about her face

    (CNN) — Renee Zellweger thinks all of the conversation about her face is “silly.” The actress told People magazine in a statement that “I’m glad folks think I look different! I’m living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I’m thrilled that perhaps it shows.” The chatter started after Zellweger appeared on the red carpet […]

  • OSU Dirty Game

    NCAA, OSU say Sports Illustrated articles alleging OSU football violations “fundamentally unfounded”

    STILLWATER, Okla. – The NCAA and Oklahoma State University have released a joint statement about an inquiry into the OSU football program after Sports Illustrated published a series of stories alleging a number of serious violations. The articles, written by George Dohrmann and Thayer Evans, in 2013 allege financial and academic misconduct and drug use […]

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    OSU alumnus sues Sports Illustrated over ‘Dirty Games’ expose

    STILLWATER, Okla. – An alumnus of Oklahoma State University has filed a lawsuit over how he was portrayed in the Sports Illustrated expose “The Dirty Game.” According to the Tulsa World, a lawsuit filed on Thursday lists Sports Illustrated Magazine, George Dohrmann and Thayer Evans as defendants. Court documents claim John Talley is asking for […]

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    The next steps in the Ebola crisis

    (CNN) — Ebola vaccine testing could start in the next few weeks, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as health officials scramble to quell the virus that has killed more than 4,500 people. The goal is to launch vaccine trials in West Africa by January, said Dr. Marie Paule Kieny, WHO’s assistant director general for […]

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    Unseasonably warm temperatures will dominate most of the week

    Unseasonably warm temperatures will dominate most of this week. Highs today will average 10-15 degrees above normal in the upper 70s to lower 80s. Winds will be breezy in western Oklahoma.  A weak disturbance will bring isolated showers and perhaps a thunderstorm tonight through tomorrow morning. Rain totals will be low. A bigger storm system […]

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    Stoops Finds a Bright Spot, Sooners Still Have a Lot Left

    After losing to Kansas State last Saturday in Norman, Oklahoma’s football team is now just 2-2 in the conference and more than likely out of the hunt for the Big 12 and national title. Sooner players know they have five games left to play in the regular season and anything can happen, similar to last […]

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    What the dying really regret

    Editor’s note: Kerry Egan is a hospice chaplain in South Carolina and the author of “Fumbling: A Pilgrimage Tale of Love, Grief, and Spiritual Renewal on the Camino de Santiago.” (CNN) – “I know I’m supposed to hate my body,” the patient said in her soothing Southern drawl. She pushed away her lunch, a brown […]

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    Meet America’s youngest female billionaire

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — America’s youngest self-made female billionaire is 30 years old and a college dropout. The company she founded has the potential to change health care for millions of Americans. Elizabeth Holmes left Stanford University at 19 with a plan to start her own company. For money, she cashed out the funds her […]

  • An exterior photograph of Texas Healthcare Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, where Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died. Duncan passed on October 8, 2014. Two nurses working at the hospital also contracted the disease.
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    Official: Nurse diagnosed with Ebola called CDC before flight to report slightly-elevated temperature

    (CNN) — The day before she went to the hospital with Ebola symptoms, Amber Vinson was flying halfway across the country on a commercial jet with 132 other people. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said she never should have stepped foot on the flight, but another federal official told CNN that no one at the […]