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    Report finds more than 3,000 untested rape kits in Kentucky

    KENTUCKY — More than 3,000 sexual assault kits have never been tested in Kentucky, and the lack of adequate resources is mostly to blame, a new report found. Kentucky is one of more than a dozen states and cities counting and testing rape kits, state auditor Adam Edelen told reporters Monday, announcing the results of […]

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    Peanut exec gets groundbreaking sentence years after deadly salmonella outbreak

    GEORGIA — Stewart Parnell once boasted processing the “finest” peanut products, but on Monday, the former company executive was effectively sentenced to life behind bars for knowingly shipping out deadly food. A federal judge handed Parnell a 28-year prison sentence, the toughest penalty ever for a corporate executive in a food poisoning outbreak. Parnell is […]

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    UPDATE: Company owner sentenced to 28 yearss for food poisoning outbreak

    UPDATE: A former owner of Peanut Corporation of America will be spending time in prison following a salmonella outbreak that killed several people and sickened hundreds more. On Monday, Stewart Parnell was sentenced to 28 years in prison. Experts say it is believed to be the most severe sentence given to a producer of a […]

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    Earthquakes rattle Cushing residents, authorities shut down disposal wells

    A couple of big earthquakes rattled homes and nerves Friday in Payne County. The seismic activity was so significant, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission is shutting down some wells. A 4.1 quake hit Cushing around 7:30 a.m. Before that, a 3.5 quake hit around 4:15 a.m. About an hour northeast of Oklahoma City, the town of […]

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    Nearly 80% of football players tested positive for debilitating brain disease; new study released

    WASHINGTON – Football is one of America’s most popular sports. Many children begin taking the field at a young age to learn the rules of the game and perfect their skills before high school and college. However, new information from the nation’s largest brain bank may have you thinking twice about the sport. According to […]

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    A look at 100 years of history buried inside Oklahoma’s State Capitol

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Old, faded red stains on the floor may seem an eyesore. The equally-aged green trim may seem unimportant. But, for Trait Thompson, it’s something very special. “Because, it tells a story,” he said, wearing a hard hat, safety glasses and a bright yellow vest. “That green trim is the building talking to us. It’s […]

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    Tomatoes the cause of Chipotle’s salmonella outbreak in Minnesota

    NEW YORK — Minnesota health officials have determined the cause of the recent salmonella outbreak that was linked to Chipotle restaurants. It was the tomatoes. Chipotle said when the Salmonella Newport outbreak was first detected last week that it switched produce suppliers for its Minnesota restaurants. However, officials are still trying to confirm which farm […]

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    Juvenile Intervention Program extended to Norman middle schools

    NORMAN, Okla. — The Norman Police Department is extending their Juvenile Intervention Program to middle school students in Norman. The program intends to identify “at-risk youth” and provide resources to them and their families. “Social experts agree that today’s teens face more stress than ever before due to exposure to more violence, a rapid increase […]

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    6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

    Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party. The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday crackled with confrontations between galloping […]

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    Handcuffs to White House: Ahmed Mohamed’s change of fortune after clock arrest

    Ahmed Mohamed has a lot weighing in his 14-year-old head. Meet with Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg? Do an internship at Twitter? Or just hang out at the White House with President Obama? All of these cool offers are a a result of something not so cool. Ahmed was arrested and handcuffed after some folks at […]

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    Supreme Court denies Oklahoma death row inmate’s petition

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Executions in Oklahoma are already being rescheduled after the Supreme Court upheld the decision to use a controversial drug for lethal injections. The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office is on one side of the debate, while the Oklahoma ACLU is on another, but it’s the offenders on death row who will ultimately see the […]