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Langston University will be cancelling athletics for the fall 2020 semester due to concerns over COVID-19.

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If a worldwide pandemic or nationwide racial justice movement weighs on the minds of voters, will they be seen through a partisan lens?

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Drew Russell, a Stillwater High School graduate, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2024 on Tuesday, and will begin six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters narrowly decided on Tuesday to expand Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands low-income residents, becoming the first state to amend their Constitution to do so.

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Payne County voters turned out for their incumbents in Tuesday’s Republican primary, although not by as wide a margin as those office holders might have wished.

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Ashley Moore and Melody Wright will be the newest members of the Stillwater Board of Education, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's election.

A Stillwater woman was charged with arson after police said she attempted to burn down a residence with someone inside.

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A diverse crowd of about 150 people, with both young and old represented, gathered on the campus of Oklahoma State University Saturday evening for a March for Black Lives.

With time running out, the Payne County election board is wrapping up preparations for its staff’s first election to be held in the midst of a global pandemic.

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OSU Community Transit will resume operations July 7, according to a university release.

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As cases of the Coronavirus spike in our state, Our Daily Bread Food & Resource Center made another difficult but proactive decision to keep the people of our community safe through social distance. They have canceled their annual fundraising event and are asking community members to don…

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After months of pleading with the public to wear face coverings when they go out, the Stillwater City Council is considering a new city ordinance that would require people to wear masks in public.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Controversial historical statues and monuments currently drawing the ire of protesters should be relocated to a nine-county area in northwestern Oklahoma, the region’s state senator said Thursday.

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The candidates for Payne County Sheriff met in Yale Tuesday night for their second forum.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic causing the unforeseen closures and suspension of services by businesses in the community, Stillwater business owners have been thrust into situations many could not have prepared for.

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Three Payne County residents were arrested on drug charges after a search warrant was issued.

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Payne County Sheriff Kevin Woodward announced Monday that no additional staff members at the Payne County Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19. One week ago, Woodward learned that one of his jailers had been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus at a clinic in Guthrie after feel…

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Tuesday at 5 p.m. is the deadline for voters to request a mail-in, absentee ballot for the June 30 primary from the Payne County Election Board.

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Stillwater’s leaders are trying to get the community to support wearing masks in public as a way to protect their neighbors and keep businesses open.

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A Stillwater woman was killed in a utility vehicle wreck Saturday night near Morrison.

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The U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake near Perry at about 10:15 p.m. The temblor was originally reported at 4.2 magnitude, centered 8 km northwest of Perry. It was quickly revised to a 4.5 magnitude, centered 9 km, or just over 5.5 miles, northwest of Perry.

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With the number of active COVID-19 cases in Stillwater rising from none to 147 over the course of two weeks, Stillwater’s city leaders, medical community and the Payne County Health Department are monitoring the situation closely and preparing to respond.

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The Oklahoma A&M/OSU regents on Friday unanimously approved removal of the Murray name from Oklahoma State University Stillwater-campus buildings. 

As the 2019-20 fiscal year winds down at the end of June, the Payne County Board of Commissioners is approving contracts for the new fiscal year.

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June is Pride Month and members of the LGBTQ+ community had reason to celebrate with a recent Supreme Court ruling in their favor.

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Obituaries

Dan Middlebrook, 77, passed away June 24, 2020. His livestreamed Funeral Mass begins 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020: St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church-Stillwater, Oklahoma. Celebration of Life begins 6:00 p.m. July 1, 2020: Meditations Events.

Betty Hart, 92, died June 23, 2020 in Cushing, Oklahoma. Her memorial service begins 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2020 at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel- Stillwater, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James Hugh Fox, Cushing resident, passed on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 60. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Crossway Church, Cushing, Oklahoma. Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Cushing, OK