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  • OKC bombing survivors observe 19th anniversary 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:49 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Survivors, rescue workers and the family members of victims of the Oklahoma City bombing have observed the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attack.

  • Okla. budget talks center on cuts, revenue streams 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:35 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - With six weeks left in the 2014 session, behind-the-scenes negotiations among the House, Senate and governor's office are ramping up on how to plug a $188 million hole in the budget and fund education, public safety and child welfare.

  • Fallin questioned repercussions in custody dispute 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:22 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin sought to speak with advisers about repercussions with the Cherokee Nation as she considered intervening in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee girl, according to correspondence released to The Associated Press under an open records request.

  • Oklahoma's US Senate candidates speak on panel 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:57 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Former state Sen. Randy Brogdon criticized two of his top Republican opponents on Wednesday in the race for Oklahoma's open U.S. Senate seat, and he vowed if elected in November not to support current U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

  • Candidates for major Oklahoma races in 2014 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:58 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Candidates in major Oklahoma political races in 2014. The filing period ended Friday afternoon.

  • Okla. political hopefuls wrap up candidate filing 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:35 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's two U.S. Senate seats on the ballot in 2014 continued to draw a stream of political hopefuls on the final day of candidate filing Friday, including two-term Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford of Edmond.

  • Field for Okla.'s 5th District seat keeps growing 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:17 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Two more people have joined a crowded field for Oklahoma's 5th District seat, the only open congressional seat on the 2014 ballot.

  • Okla. GOP leaders plan to derail judge pay hikes 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:43 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Republican legislative leaders say they plan to derail a pay raise for members of the Oklahoma judiciary that would have also increased the salaries of the statewide elected officials such as the governor and attorney general.

  • Oklahoma Democratic leader calls for museum vote 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:44 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma House's top Democrat on Thursday called on the chamber's Republican leaders to schedule a vote on whether to provide funding to complete the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum in Oklahoma City.

  • Fallin, Bush visit in Oklahoma could benefit both 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:53 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who is weighing a possible presidential run, visited with Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday for a fundraiser and a public event at a local charter school that could prove mutually beneficial for the two politicians.

  • Fallin, Anoatubby urge passage of $40M museum fix 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:16 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin joined with the leader of one of the state's most powerful Indian tribes on Monday in an effort to convince House Republicans to support a $40 million plan to complete a massive Native American museum in Oklahoma City.

  • Candidates to file for 2014 Oklahoma elections 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:35 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Elections for both of Oklahoma's U.S. Senate seats, the open 5th Congressional District seat and statewide seats including governor and lieutenant governor will highlight a busy 2014 political season that formally kicks off Wednesday when candidates begin arriving at the State Capitol to file paperwork and pay fees to have their names placed on the ballot.

  • Oklahoma teachers rally at Capitol for funding 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 6:40 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A huge crowd of teachers, parents and children amassed at the Oklahoma Capitol building Monday to call for an increase in school funding, which hasn't reached its pre-recession levels despite the addition of tens of thousands more students to the state's classrooms.

  • Oklahoma redistricting prompted no fight in 2011 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 1:57 am
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Although Republicans controlled redistricting for the first time in Oklahoma history, they decided not to redraw congressional districts for partisan purposes in 2011 considering four of the state's five seats already were held by the GOP and the other was trending that way.

  • Iowa governor visits Okla. City bombing memorial 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 2:56 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has visited a grove of trees donated by Iowans to the victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

  • Negotiations to begin on Oklahoma budget, policy 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 1:31 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders agree in principle on cutting taxes, a multi-million dollar overhaul of the Capitol and revamping the pension system for state workers, but each side has different ideas on the specifics.

  • Feds list lesser prairie chicken as threatened 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 6:20 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Thursday it is placing a grassland grouse known as the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and other activities in five central and southwestern states.

  • Oklahoma Senate OKs extending film rebate program 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 3:38 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A $5 million annual film rebate program that was used to help lure the production of last year's "August: Osage County" to Oklahoma will continue for 10 more years under a bill that passed the Senate on Thursday and is heading to the governor's desk.

  • Okla., Iowa governors to visit memorial garden 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 3:10 am
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad are slated to visit a memorial tree garden on the state Capitol grounds donated by Iowans to honor the victims of the 1995 Alfred P. Murrah Building bombing.

  • Oklahoma congressional candidates field questions 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 8:18 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Three of the Republican candidates vying for Oklahoma's open 5th Congressional District seat in Oklahoma City touted their conservative credentials on Wednesday and fielded questions from members of a grassroots conservative group.