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 Enid Young Professionals (EYP) recently completed a fundraiser to support the CDSA YouthBuild program, which has been recognized as a national model for at-risk youth diploma completion and job training programs.

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Over the course of the pandemic, Jeff Maloney, who has a doctorate in Second Language Studies, has had to make hard decisions about his instruction at Northeastern State University, where he is as an assistant professor in the Languages and Literature Department.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — School districts can skip the mandatory two-week quarantine for teachers and students as long as they’re following COVID-19 safety protocols such as mask-wearing and social distancing, health officials said Tuesday.

Jason Chennault says he would like continue in his role for another 20 years, after celebrating 22 years at the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office.

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According to Duncan Police, anyone who received a call, text, email or even a knock at their door from someone promising to give early access to the COVID-19 vaccine should expect a scam.

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A former Muskogee County sheriff charged with a felony and three misdemeanors entered guilty pleas in Muskogee County District Court on Tuesday.

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Emergency and law enforcement officials reported a quiet and slow New Year’s holiday, probably due to COVID restrictions.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A deeply divided Legislature gathered Tuesday for the first official day of session as debate continued to rage over what precautions should be taken in the Capitol to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The state has begun implementing the second phase of its COVID-19 vaccination plan, which targets first responders and an additional group of health care workers.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Health care workers with active cases of COVID-19 can continue to work in short-staffed hospitals and long-term care facilities as long as they’re not showing any symptoms, state health officials said Tuesday.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State leaders unveiled Thursday a color-coded map designed to help Oklahomans make more informed decisions about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.

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TULSA, OKLA. — Ray Reynolds had never voted before President Donald Trump stepped into the political arena.

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An emergency declaration that took effect at midnight Friday has been amended after businesses reported their employees were being threatened with physical harm by members of the public who didn't want to wear face coverings.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The State Board of Education announced Monday plans to close all schools statewide until at least April 6 in a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Hospitals officials say Oklahomans aren’t stealing face masks or hand sanitizer amid growing concern over the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, but they’re still taking no chances.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Skipping the traditional doctor’s office visit, a growing number of medical marijuana patients are turning to providers who promise quicker, more convenient appointments from the comfort of home.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Johnson & Johnson attorneys say the company's appeal of Monday’s $572.1 million opioid verdict likely will hinge in part on a whether a Cleveland County judge correctly applied Oklahoma’s public nuisance law.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A House Democrat wants voters to decide if the state should press forward with a controversial law that will soon allow Oklahomans to carry guns without any licensing or training.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — After two weekend shootings that left dozens dead, gun rights advocates Monday doubled down on a controversial new law that will soon allow Oklahomans to carry guns without training or licensing.

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STILLWATER – A coalition of Oklahoma healthcare professionals and organizations announced last week that it was launching an initiative to let voters decide whether to bring Medicaid expansion to Oklahoma. The group, which is operating under the name Oklahomans Decide Healthcare, says it wan…

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Almost two years after the City of Stillwater first announced its intention to start taxing home shares, an ordinance change that makes that possible is about to take effect.

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The Transcript is running a Thunder evaluation series, publishing one article a day on a different Oklahoma City player. We will start with the guards. Monday’s player is Russell Westbrook.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — As the drugs become increasing difficult to obtain, Oklahoma will stop using lethal injection and plans to become the first to execute inmates using the untried method of inert gases, officials announced Wednesday.

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Judge Katherine Thomas denied a motion Friday morning that sought to set bond for a 41-year-old Drumright woman charged with first-degree murder.

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Gov. Mary Fallin is planning to call a special session within the next few days to address the state's $200-plus million budget hole. In a statement released this afternoon, Fallin is aiming to have lawmakers back to the Capitol beginning Sept. 25.

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As people watch the devastation and havoc Tropical Storm Harvey continues to wreak along the Gulf Coast of Texas, it’s natural to want to help. Unfortunately, actions taken by people who mean well can create more problems if they don’t understand how disaster response works and what is needed.

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Gov. Mary Fallin said in a Wednesday press release that a special session would be necessary to plug a $215 million hole in the state budget, though she did not officially call legislators to the Capitol for a special session.

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