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 BLANCHARD, Okla. (AP) — McClain County authorities say a woman was killed and her husband and grandson were injured in an early morning house fire at their home near Blanchard.Sheriff Don Hewitt told The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/1trJ7Ap ) that 59-year-old Bonnie Hurdelbrink died in the fire that was reported about 1:20 a.m. Sunday.

Posted at 9:00 AM

A McLoud police officer critically injured in a traffic accident while on duty Dec. 16 continues to recuperate at an Oklahoma City hospital.

Updated at 8:23 AM

Family members of those aboard AirAsia Flight 8501 collapsed in agony Tuesday as images of debris and a bloated body flashed across Indonesian television screens, proof that the plane crashed into the sea two days earlier with 162 people on board.

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 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A state agency in Minnesota is claiming the world record for largest ball of paper.

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Winter weather is settling in as students continue to enjoy time off from school. The Shawnee Public Library is inviting children indoors to “Warm Up with a Movie.”

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Celebrities and YouTube personalities combine with a music compilation from this year’s hottest music to review some of the most 2014 moments of the year.

Posted at 2:20 AM

WEEK IN RELIGIONAlthough same-sex marriages are not legally recognized in Japan, one Buddhist temple located in Kyoto has started offering symbolic ceremonies to same-sex couples.

Posted at 1:50 AM


Posted at 1:01 AM

Check out our rundown of what’s hot and what’s not in news, lifestyles, entertainment and life in general, and you can consider yourself all caught up as you head into the new year.

Updated at 11:45 PM

Norman Benjamin Cook, 81, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in Shawnee.

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