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    Lawsuit: Football player attacked by teammates for helping rape victim

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A university is in hot water after a federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday by six women who claim the university has created a culture that enables sexual assaults by student athletes. The lawsuit claims the University of Tennessee used a disciplinary system that favored the players, adding that administrators and coaches “were […]

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    Presidential hopeful speaks out on proposed mental health cuts for Oklahoma children

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  As state agencies across the state are preparing for budget cuts, one presidential hopeful is speaking out about the budget crisis facing Oklahoma. In December, state leaders announced that Oklahoma was facing a $900 million budget shortfall. Earlier this month, Gov. Fallin proposed cuts for nearly every agency, leaving some trying to […]

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    Insurance company drops Moore family after tornado claims

    MOORE, Okla. – One of the state’s largest insurers is dropping a family in Moore, after it filed two claims for tornado damage. Richard Perry said he was shocked to open a letter from Farmers Insurance Monday, announcing it would be canceling his policy, effective in April. “It don’t make any sense to me,” he told NewsChannel […]

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    City Council appeals judge ruling that former Guthrie police officer should be reinstated

    GUTHRIE, Okla. – The City of Guthrie is appealing a decision about a controversial firing of a former police officer. Mark Bruning was accused of wrongfully arresting his wife’s ex-husband back in 2013 during a concert. An arbitrator and a judge said the officer should have been suspended but not fired. The City of Guthrie […]

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    Daylight saving time measure clears House Committee in split vote

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One state legislator is teed off about a proposal to exempt Oklahoma from the federal observance of daylight saving time. But, a majority of a House panel believes DST has outlived its usefulness and favors year-round clock consistency. According to a press release, House Bill 2557 by Rep. Harold Wright, R-Weatherford, received […]

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    Mystery surrounds killings of 6 Chicago family members in their home

    CHICAGO – Five family members, including a 10-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy, bludgeoned or stabbed to death. One more shot dead. And so, so many questions. That’s what Chicago authorities, not to mention friends and relatives of the victims, have said nearly a week after police found all six bodies inside a brick bungalow in […]

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    Remains identified as missing teen after 16 years

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A teenager was reported missing. A month later, a skull was found. Now, after 16 years of searching, the two cases have been connected. Over the last 16 years, the teen’s family never gave. Meanwhile, police released sketch after sketch, trying to identify the remains. Then, last week, there was a final […]

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    The 15 states with the most gun deaths

    Mass shootings often dominated news headlines in 2015, continuing an alarming upward trend. As a result, gun control will likely continue to be one of the principal hot-button issues surrounding the 2016 election. Nearly 70 percent of respondents polled by Reuters/Ipsos in December 2015 said gun control needed to be addressed. It’s clearly an issue […]

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    Gas is near $1 a gallon in some places

    NEW YORK  — Forget $2 gas. Gas is getting close to the $1 mark in some parts of the country. There are at least eight states where some stations are now selling gas for less than $1.25 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.com. The cheapest gas at the moment is at a 7-Eleven in Oklahoma City, […]

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    Creative therapy: Getting down to kid’s level

    OKLAHOMA CITY – This looks like a play room, but it’s also Nancy Soliz’s therapy lab. “It’s a way mental health professionals can talk to kids through their play,” said Soliz, registered play therapist. Play may be the best way to speak a child’s language. “It’s easier to get down on their level rather than them […]

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    Realtors confident in Oklahoma City economy

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Gas prices may be dropping, oil companies may be shedding jobs, but business is booming for realtor Joy Baresel and the Verbode Group. “There’s such a revival in downtown Oklahoma City now with the Thunder, you have the Olympic river training center that’s developing there, we have a nationally-recognized food scene,” said […]