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Fallin, Bush visit in Oklahoma could benefit both
Bush and Fallin met with teachers and students from the KIPP College Preparatory School, a charter middle school on Oklahoma City’s northeast side touted as an example of an education success in an urban setting with high poverty rates.
Giraffe dies in surgery for terminal heart defect
Kyah had an extra blood vessel wrapped around her esophagus — a symptom of a congenital heart defect — that prevented her from holding down solid food.
‘Cuban Twitter’ overly political, pokes fun at Castro brothers
Said one draft message: “THE BACKWARDS WORLD: 54% of Americans think Michael Jackson is alive and 86% of Cubans think Fidel Castro is dead.” Another called Castro the “The coma-andante,” a reference to Fidel’s age.
Okla. state Capitol makes endangered places list
Preservation Oklahoma solicits nominations from the public before a panel made up archaeologists, architects and historians from across the state select the final structures on its annual list.
Fallin, Anoatubby urge passage of $40M museum fix
Fallin and Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby met behind closed doors with members of the House GOP caucus and urged them to support the bill to tap $40 million from the state’s Unclaimed Property Fund.
Jeb Bush, Fallin to visit OKC charter school
Bush is to join Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday to meet with teachers and students from the KIPP College Preparatory School in Oklahoma City.
Surgery could fix giraffe’s terminal birth defect
The zoo’s associate veterinarian, Dr. Gretchen Cole, says the giraffe has a 50 percent chance of survival with the surgery, but no chance without.
Magnitude-4.0 quake rocks central Oklahoma
The quake struck shortly after 11 a.m. Monday and was centered near Langston.
Investigators seek cause of fire that killed three brothers
Home alone with two surviving siblings while mom at work.
Peaches Geldof dies unexpectedly at age 25
In an interview with the Guardian in 2009, Peaches acknowledged that she used drugs before but said she had stopped.
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