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Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 11:05 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An anti-tax group opposed to a 1 percent sales tax increase to help fund public education in Oklahoma filed a new legal challenge on Thursday they hope will keep the proposal off the ballot in November.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 11:28 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Finance Secretary Preston Doerflinger has asked a court to modify the 180-day revocation of his driver's license.

Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 11:09 AM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa County commissioners have approved the continued participation of the sheriff's office in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement program over objections that it contributes to profiling and mistrust of local...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 11:55 AM

Oklahoma will receive $200,000 as part of a workforce grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand and create apprenticeships.

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 11:27 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Budget cuts of 7 percent ordered for Oklahoma's public schools and other state services likely were deeper than necessary, and the state will finish the fiscal year on June 30 with surplus revenue that could be...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 11:25 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma high school students will no longer have to pass at least four of seven End of Instruction exams in order to graduate, the state school Superintendent said.

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 11:21 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Oklahoma has fallen by 6 cents during the past week.

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 11:20 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's unemployment rate rose by two-tenths of percentage point in May to stand at 4.7 percent — the same as the national unemployment rate.

Updated Jun 17, 2016 at 4:44 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former leader of the Oklahoma Senate should serve more than three years in prison for bribery to send a message that political power does not trump the law, federal prosecutors argued in court documents filed this...

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 11:29 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An arbitrator has ordered the Oklahoma City Police Department to immediately suspend its use of body cameras.

Updated Jun 16, 2016 at 11:20 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb has declared a state of emergency in nine counties after weekend storms brought flooding, tornadoes and strong winds to the state.

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