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Updated at 8:02 AM

The opening night of the Democratic National Convention was designed to help foster unity between the Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton camps - and attack GOP nominee Donald Trump. Here's a roundup of some of the most noteworthy claims that were made. As is our practice, we do not award Pinocchios for a roundup of claims made in convention events.

Updated at 7:55 AM

The very system of democracy we use to elect our leaders has come under scrutiny in 2016, fueled by voter discontent that also has given rise to protests not seen in decades.

Posted at 6:00 AM

When voting for President and local races on Nov. 8, voters in Pottawatomie County also will decide whether restaurants can serve alcoholic drinks other than 3.2 beer on Sundays.

Updated at 5:11 AM

Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the Bernie or bust people, you're being...

Updated at 5:07 AM

Bernie Sanders said he'd "do everything" to get Hillary Clinton elected president in a major Monday night address to the Democratic National Convention that came as leaders aimed to quell remaining divisions within the party.

Posted at 5:23 AM

Pete Pistone's weekly Power Rankings following the Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Updated at 12:07 AM

Gage Wood, 21, 2013 Seminole High School Graduate, passed from this life Saturday, July 23, in Seminole County, Oklahoma following a tragic automobile accident.

Updated at 12:06 AM

Carl Ray Steele, 74, was born August 15, 1941, and entered into the Lord’s presence July 22, 2016.

Updated at 11:59 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is expected to have season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three years, and his career could be jeopardy as well.

Updated at 11:23 PM

This week, The Bachelorette sent

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