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    South Carolina shooting: Officer charged and fired; protesters demand justice

    The officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man in South Carolina has been fired as anger continues to build around his case. A video shows Officer Michael Slager, who is white, shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott eight times as Scott has his back to him and is running away. It […]

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    Officer charged with murder after video shows him shooting a man in the back

    CHARLESTON, S.C. — A South Carolina officer has been charged with murder after a video surfaced that appears to show him shooting an unarmed man who was running away. Editor’s note: The video is graphic. Viewer discretion advised.  Michael Slager, an officer with the North Charleston Police Department, was arrested Tuesday, according to a statement […]

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    Moderate risk for severe storms on Wednesday, highs in the 80’s

    As temperatures settle into the 50’s and 60’s overnight, we’re looking ahead to severe weather tomorrow. The greatest risk for severe weather this week is Wednesday, and we’re watching the models very closely ahead of the day’s storms. A powerful upper level storm will work with high instability and as a result, large hail, damaging […]

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    Virgin Islands resort illness: Family slowly recovering

    A Delaware father is in stable condition and improving as his two boys remain in critical condition after they became sick — perhaps from pesticide exposure, federal officials say — during a trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands. Steve Esmond, his teenage sons and the teens’ mother fell ill more than two weeks ago in […]

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    A piece of Native American, Oklahoma history taken to vet clinic

    OKLAHOMA — A piece of Oklahoma history is seeing new life at, of all places, a veterinary clinic. “It appears that there has either been some damage to the lance itself at some point, or possibly when it was initially created it was composed of multiple pieces,” Joy Hardin with BluePearl Veterinary Partners Surgery Center […]

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    Study analyzes most popular weight loss programs to find most successful

    There’s no shortage of commercial weight loss programs touting their success stories on television and the Internet. However, a John Hopkins study finds very few are actually effective for long-term results. Researchers looked closely at 11 programs to compare weight loss, adherence and any possible harms. They found that only Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig […]

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    FEMA denies disaster assistance for tornado stricken areas in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY – FEMA has denied the state’s request for assistance to aid individuals and businesses in the tornado stricken areas in Oklahoma, according to Governor Mary Fallin. The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent a letter to Gov. Fallin saying the tornadoes in Cleveland and Tulsa counties were not severe enough to require federal assistance. The letter read […]

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    Couple charged in connection with Lexington teen’s death

    Updated 4/2/15 at 2:35 p.m. LEXINGTON, Okla. – Cleveland County deputies arrested a couple in connection with the death of a Lexington teenager. 15-year-old Nicholas Faught died at a party last weekend allegedly hosted by Justin Moore and Tonya Moss. Deputies arrested Moore and Moss earlier this week. They were arraigned via video at the […]

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    SandRidge Energy lays off 132 positions due to low “commodity” prices

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A well-known oil company in Oklahoma City confirmed that it laid off more than 100 employees as a result of lower commodity prices. SandRidge Energy officials announced that 132 positions, which is approximately 20 percent of the corporate workforce, were affected. “Market conditions continue to dictate that we take proactive steps to preserve […]

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    Gov. Fallin requests federal disaster assistance for Tulsa, Cleveland counties

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Federal help may be on the way to those affected by last week’s storms. Governor Mary Fallin  has requested that a federal disaster be declared for Tulsa and Cleveland counties. The request came Wednesday, in the wake of last week’s deadly tornadoes near Sand Springs, and another tornado that swept through Moore. […]

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    McDonalds to give a pay raise to hourly workers

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — McDonald’s plans to increase hourly wages by for roughly 90,000 workers — a move that follows in the footsteps of retail giants Walmart and T.J. Maxx and new state minimum wage laws across the country. Effective July 1st, McDonald’s starting wages will be at least $1 an hour more than the […]