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State executes man for 1987 murder


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma prison officials executed a man Tuesday for a 1987 murder that went unsolved for more than a decade until police compared the DNA from a second murder for which he was also convicte...
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Grandson of flooding victim recalls accident


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Ben Fenwick
The floodwaters that took the wife, daughter and niece of the leader of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma almost caught the chairman and two of his grandsons.   Shane Montgomery, grandson of Billy ...
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Oklahoma National Guard helicopters in Texas during storm


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Ben Fenwick
Two Oklahoma National Guard helicopters as well as other National Air Guard assets were in Texas readying for the possibility of Hurricane Dean hitting that state's coast when the remnants of Tropical...
 
Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Tropical Storm Erin floods Oklahoma


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Ben Fenwick
At least two are dead and several missing after Tropical Storm Erin entered Oklahoma early Sunday, leaving flooding and fatalities in its wake. Emergency crews and law enforcement conducted...
 
Monday, August 20, 2007

Money, environment factors in power plant debate


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Ben Fenwick
In the debate over whether Oklahoma will build a $1.8 billion coal-fired power plant or use natural gas for fuel, both sides agree that:" coal is dirty, plentiful and cheap; and " natural gas is clean...
 
Thursday, August 16, 2007

Chesapeake CEO part of anti-coal campaign


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Ben Fenwick
In February, a plan to build 11 new power plants operating on coal in Texas ran into a slick, hard-hitting and savvy campaign against it " the "Clean Sky Coalition." Although several companies are s...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Chesapeake opposes proposed coal plant


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Ben Fenwick
The CEO of one of the U.S.' largest energy producers made a rare public appearance Monday before the State Corporation Commission in opposition to a proposed billion-dollar coal-fired power plant.   O...
 
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Symbol of Vietnamese 'boat people' stopping into town


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Ba Luong hopes that Oklahoma City's Vietnamese community will remember their heritage when the Vietnamese Freedom Boat, a traveling display of a boat used by South Vietnamese refugees to...
 
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Man to bite dogs


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma state Rep. Paul Wesselhöft, R-Moore, said he'll be introducing legislation again pitting him against his most-disliked dog breed: the pit bull. ...
 
Friday, July 20, 2007

Oklahoma County jail bursting at seams, needs $120 million


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Ben Fenwick
The Oklahoma County Jail is where illegal immigrants will be put after November when the new anti-illegal immigration bill, signed this year into law by Gov. Brad Henry, will take effect...
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007

New system tracks Oklahoma County arrestees, inmates


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Ben Fenwick
A new online system will allow any citizen to log on and check the release status or location of anyone arrested or convicted of a crime, county and state law enforcement officials announced Tue...
 
Friday, July 6, 2007

Construction boss recalls unusual contact with Marland widow


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Ben Fenwick
In the Seventies, Bob Berry's construction company landed the first contract for refurbishing the opulent Marland mansion, once the Ponca City home of oilman E.W. Marland and wife (forme...
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

OSU vet center provides back surgery for dogs


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma State University has been pioneering a form of laser surgery for dogs experiencing back pain due to herniated disc disease. First used in 1993, the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences...
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Gitmo soldiers coming to Fort Sill?


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Ben Fenwick
Congressman Tom Cole, R-Okla., said he's opposed to the possibility of Fort Sill being considered for Guantanamo Bay's terror war detainees.  Recent reports that the White House is considerin...
 
Saturday, June 23, 2007

State emergency director to advise FEMA


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Ben Fenwick
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is asking Oklahoma's Emergency Management Director Albert Ashwood to sit on FEMA's new advisory board.   Gov. Brad Henry announced the appointment of the disast...
 
Thursday, June 21, 2007
 
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