• On a 2006 Hawaiian vacation with her husband Brian, Julie Evans dreaded wearing a bathing suit. It was then that she realized her weight was holding her back.
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    Hypnosis helped one woman lose 140 pounds

    (CNN) — A dream vacation to most sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans. In 2006, Evans’ husband won an all-expense-paid trip to Hawaii, and scuba diving was one of the included activities. She wanted to go, but not enough to put on a bathing suit. “It was at that moment that I realized that […]

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    Graphic: Officer’s efforts to save Oklahoma woman shot by boyfriend caught on camera

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Home video shows the chaotic moments following a shooting that left an Oklahoma City woman dead. Officers were called to an apartment complex near I-44 and S.W. 15th St. on Monday night. “I saw her bleeding profusely. I knew she was shot in the head,” said Betty Martinez. “I was sad to […]

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    Oklahoma troopers looking for truck involved in deadly hit-and-run

    WOODWARD COUNTY, Okla. – Officers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are asking for help finding a truck that was involved in a deadly hit-and-run. On Aug. 9, troopers were called to 8th St., just three miles south of Woodward. Authorities say a truck hit a pedestrian, who later died as a result of the crash. […]

  • OU football player accused of assaulting a woman suspended the whole season

    NORMAN, Okla. – An OU football player, who is accused of an assault in Norman,¬†will not play for the University of Oklahoma this season. Last week, the Cleveland County District Attorney’s Office charged 18-year-old Joe Mixon with a misdemeanor charge of acts resulting in gross injury. On Monday afternoon, Mixon headed to the Cleveland County […]

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    ‘Let’s seek to heal,’ Obama says as Ferguson braces for another night

    FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri, worked to head off another potentially violent night of protests Monday — nearing the end of a long day of dizzying developments in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown. The preliminary results of an autopsy that Brown’s family requested were released, as was a […]

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    Hypnosis helped her lose 140 pounds

    (CNN) — A dream vacation to most sounded like a nightmare to Julie Evans. In 2006, Evans’ husband won an all-expense-paid trip to Hawaii, and scuba diving was one of the included activities. She wanted to go, but not enough to put on a bathing suit. “It was at that moment that I realized that […]

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    Michael Brown death: Missouri National Guard headed to Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) — The chaos in Ferguson has gotten so bad that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed an executive order deploying National Guard troops to the St. Louis suburb. “Given these deliberate, coordinated and intensifying violent attacks on lives and property in Ferguson, I am directing the highly capable men and women of […]

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    Study: Hand sanitizer doesn’t help in school

    School children get low marks when it comes to spreading germs, often sharing bugs with their classmates. So scientists wondered if putting hand sanitizers into elementary school classrooms would lead to fewer absences. Adding hand sanitizer dispensers to classrooms didn’t appear to drop absentee rates for elementary school children, according to a new study. Researches […]

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    Social Web tackles the #IceBucketChallenge

    (CNN) — Let’s face it — it doesn’t take much to convince us to do ridiculous things, document them and share them on the Internet. Make it for a good cause, and you get a viral sensation that starts with a single person and rides the wave of social media all the way to Hollywood, […]

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    Oklahoma lawmakers file request to extend ‘No Child Left Behind’

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma lawmakers ditched Common Core standards and now millions of dollars in federal funding could be pulled as a result. The Oklahoma State Department of Education just filed a request to extend a waiver from the “No Child Left Behind Act.” To get the waiver and federal education dollars, Oklahoma has to […]

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    ‘As Seen On TV’ company accused of fraud

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The company that put the Ped Egg, the Pocket Hose and the Olde Brooklyn Lantern on TV is in trouble with officials in New Jersey, Telebrands, the “As Seen On TV” products company, is accused of violating consumer protection laws. State officials say the company trapped customers in an automated phone […]