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Oklahoma Department of Public Safety announces the opening of two megacenters in the state. These megacenters were developed in partnership with Governor Kevin Stitt's office, the Oklahoma legislature and the Department of Public Safety to meet the driver license and identification needs of Oklahomans.

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A U.S. federal court has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block an effort by the Biden administration to revise how the country’s navigable waters are to be regulated.

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Oklahoma reported more than 1,200 COVID-19 cases in a single day for the first time in months, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday.

OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers Wednesday began the long process of deciding how to spend nearly $1.87 billion in federal American Rescue Plan funds aimed at helping Oklahoma recover from the pandemic.

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For many single moms, coping with the pandemic has been particularly difficult. Despite many issues, Brenda Ramos has spent the past year on the front year – previously as a home health worker, and now as a cashier at the Habitat for Humanity.

Walmart is inviting customers to take control of their health at Walmart Wellness Day, a free event on Saturday, July 24, where they can get health screenings, immunizations and wellness resources in one easy location at pharmacies statewide. The goal of Walmart Wellness Day is to help customers get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over the past year, especially as many families prepare for in-person work and school this fall.

On June 9th the Robert S Kerr Environmental Research Center hosted more than 40 scientists, engineers and program managers from around the nation, to review the US Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to develop safe and practical methods for storing additional water supplies in aquifers. RSKERC serves as the national lead for the USEPA’s Office of Research and Development for this effort.

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The town hall meeting, which was free and open to the public, drew in nearly 20 people, most of them members of the Oklahoma Legislature, as Keith Beall, redistricting director for the Oklahoma Senate, and Quyen Do, redistricting coordinator for the Oklahoma House of Representatives, gave a presentation about the importance of the process of redrawing congressional districts.

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Historically, mothers have been blamed for their children’s psychological problems, ignoring the major part fathers play in the development of a youth’s self-esteem. Two new releases highlight the impact a father’s interaction with his children can also have on a child’s world view and self-efficacy.

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The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over as vaccination rates slow and new variants of the virus spread. The Delta variant, which spreads more easily than earlier strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has made its way to the U.S. and is causing increased rates of infection across the country.

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City councilors unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that creates a way to prosecute hate crimes at the municipal level if certain acts are motivated by hostility against protected classes. 

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Muskogee Fire Chief Derrell Jones said he will retire at the end of July after more than 36 years of service to Muskogee.

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Rebecca Krueger moved to Hulbert from Marble City when she was in ninth grade, and she immediately fell in love. Her life's journey had taken her away from her home town, but she knew she wanted to return home.

STILLWATER - The overall goal of OSU dairy research is to improve the efficiency of dairy production, according to Department of Animal and Food Sciences researchers Andrew Foote and Leon Spicer.

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Beginning Aug. 1, Oklahoma 4-H families will see a fresh new web presence when they are going through the enrollment process. Oklahoma 4-H is moving to a new software called ZSuite to manage all online enrollment for both members and volunteers.

With summer here and everyone outdoors, it’s a good idea to be able to ID certain plants that can cause harm or irritations. There are a few plants that are a little tricky to ID because they are very similar to each other. Identifying the Eastern Poison Ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) is one that is often confused with other species.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As COVID-19 cases begin to once again sweep across Oklahoma, especially areas with low vaccination rates, the president says social media companies bear responsibility.

HENNESSEY, Okla. — Eastbound and westbound Oklahoma 51 has been narrowed to one lane with temporary traffic signals between Mitchell Road in Hennessey and County Road N2940 in Kingfisher County.

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The Federal Communications Commission is giving state corrections departments more authority to combat contraband cell phones, which Oklahoma prisoners often use to coordinate gang attacks and other illicit activity.

Most of the testing performed by the Oklahoma State Department of Health is now being done at the new public health lab facility in Stillwater, PHL Science Director Dr. Jared Taylor said Thursday in a press briefing.

Joe Exotic will receive a new prison sentence after the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals threw out his original 22-year sentence in his murder-for-hire conviction.

A little more than a year after Muskogee voters made history and elected the city's first Black mayor — and 16 months after the novel coronavirus began spreading across the area— Mayor Marlon Coleman said it's time to celebrate and move forward.

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People will have all sorts of ways to enjoy peaches and celebrate peachy things this weekend in Porter. 

County sales tax collections will begin on Aug. 1 and last for 10 years, or until July 31, 2031, to fund services and upgrades for 12 emergency response agencies in the county.

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WOODWARD, Okla — A Woodward man was hospitalized Tuesday after being injured in a two-vehicle accident.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Two Oklahoma organizations are partnering to encourage Oklahomans to move outdoors in honor of Parks and Recreation and Picnic Month by offering a free two-night stay at an Oklahoma State Park.

Rodney Fowler, the live-in director of Hope Outreach’s transitional housing ministry, said the money would be used for outdoor recreational activities — like a basketball or volleyball court, depending on the space — as well as neighborhood improvements such as pulling up trees.

The Oxford House Pioneer Lane lies off the corner of Washington Street and appears to be like any other house in the neighborhood. There’s a well-maintained lawn, a spacious driveway and a porch that welcomes all who visit.

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