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    “I pretty much gave my one flush away,” main break leads to water worries in several towns

    BLANCHARD, Okla.– After working out in the hot summer sun, many came home Tuesday to find their water source had seemingly run dry. “I have to smile, it does no use to get really upset,” said Roland Whitehurst, who lives in northern Blanchard. Roland’s decided to smile through the thirst, after coming home to find his […]

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    Fish with ‘human-like teeth’ found in Michigan lakes

    DETROIT — Michigan wildlife officials have confirmed several instances of anglers pulling fish with oddly-shaped teeth out of local lakes this summer. Although some may find the teeth disconcerting, they are not the mutant result of some genetic experiment, just a fish called the red-bellied pacu, far from its native South American waters. “The red-bellied pacu, […]

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    Outdoor watering banned in Blanchard

    BLANCHARD, Okla. – City leaders in Blanchard say drastic measures are necessary because of a water shortage. Officials say several areas around Blanchard are experiencing low to no water because of high water usage in other areas. As a result, city officials have banned all outdoor watering. Residents will not be able to use their […]

  • When Zika virus made headlines because of its link with the neurological disorder microcephaly, it became the latest in a growing list of mosquito-borne viruses for Americans to worry about.

    Infant’s death is first Zika-related fatality in Texas

    HOUSTON – Officials say an infant whose mother traveled to a Zika-infected area in Latin America died shortly after birth in a suburban Houston hospital, marking the first Zika-related death in Texas. Dr. Umair Shah is the executive director of Harris County Public Health. Shah said Tuesday that the infant died a few weeks ago and […]

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    First Rio gold medal is within reach for US women’s gymnastics at team final

    The first set of results is in, and it’s confirmed: The US women’s gymnastics team is that good. And barring a major disaster, the question heading into the team final Tuesday afternoon at the Rio Olympic Arena won’t be whether these five American women will win gold. It will be which teams get silver and […]

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    Road to Rio: Oklahoma swimmer achieves dream

    Update: David Plummer finished third and won bronze in the men’s 100m backstroke. Westmoore grad and Oklahoma native David Plummer finishes 3rd and wins bronze in the 100M backstroke! — Dylan Buckingham (@DylanBuckingham) August 9, 2016 Oklahoma's #DavidPlummer wins #Bronze at #Rio2016 !!! @kfor — Lorne Fultonberg (@LorneKFOR) August 9, 2016 — OKLAHOMA CITY – Kathy […]

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    Penn & Teller Ticket Giveaway Official Rules

    Contest starts Tuesday, August 9th. Penn & Teller are coming to OKC August 19th at the Civic Center Music Hall. Here's your chance to enter to win a pair of tickets to see this amazing comedy/magic team!

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    How ‘Pokemon Go’ is helping kids with autism and Asperger’s

    The moment 12-year-old Ian Thayer asked his mom to go outside for Pokemon hunting, Stephanie Barnhill was struck with wonder and excitement. No, she wasn’t obsessed with trying to catch all 145 Pokemon. Ian has Asperger’s syndrome and, for him, that means he struggles with social interactions and motivation to go outside. Barnhill often had […]

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    Historic replica airplane, the Bugatti 100p, crashes near Burns Flat, pilot and designer Scotty Wilson dies

    BURNS FLAT, OKLAHOMA — On a morning that seemed perfect for flying, a small crowd of airplane enthusiasts gathered to watch the only airworthy Bugatti 100P attempt its third test flight. It was just before 8:20 Saturday morning. The aircraft took off safely, but less than a minute later witnesses say it banked suddenly left […]

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    Crowds flock to ‘McDonald’s of the Future’ in Missouri

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – It’s not your typical McDonald’s – interactive technology (and an endless fries option) have people lining up at a “futuristic” new Missouri restaurant that opened Thursday. KQTV reports that this McDonald’s is decked out with fancy soda machines, a high-tech play place and the in-house-only endless fries that gained international attention. […]

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    Oklahoma City schools still seeking teachers

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s largest school district is trying to fill 52 teaching vacancies for an academic year that’s already underway. Oklahoma City Public Schools is using substitutes and working on some emergency certifications to plug the holes created by what the district calls “attrition.” “Just over the summer we lost about 270 teachers who […]