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Mayor Breea Clark’s anticipated proclamation has drawn criticism from some residents and the business community, but most of the council is backing her efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Documents filed Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, by the LeFlore County District Attorney’s office accuse Bob Lee Allen, 53, and Thomas Evans Gates, 42, of performing a surgery to remove a man’s testicles and asking him to eat them at their residence in Wister, Oklahoma.

After announcing Friday that Stillwater Public Schools would continue in-person instruction for the second week of classes, Superintendent Marc Moore announced Sunday that he had revised his decision based on the number of new COVID-19 infections. 

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Enid City Commission voted against an ordinance requiring people to wear masks in public areas after an emergency meeting lasting more than four hours Wednesday.

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A House Democrat Monday said the governor missed the mark when he hosted a race roundtable minus female panelists, young activists or organizers of the state’s Black Lives Matter movement.

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ENID, Okla. — A Garfield County jury deliberated for about 8 hours Tuesday before finding a 29-year-old woman accused of shaking a boy in her care last summer guilty.

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A soft-spoken priest from Okarche never anticipated a $40 million shrine would be built in his honor, but his work in the Catholic Church exceeded the hopes and dreams of his family and faithful followers.

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The driver was not injured, and no other vehicles were involved. It took several hours for police to clear the scene.

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NORMAN, Okla. — Over 4,000 people from across Oklahoma filled Reaves Park Sunday afternoon to hear from 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.


BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held The Charles Machine Works, Inc., an Oklahoma corporation and the parent company of Ditch Witch and several other leading brands in the underground construction market, for $700 million in cash subject to certain adjustments set forth in the definitive agreement. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions and is currently anticipated to close before the end of Toro’s fiscal 2019 third quarter. More detailed information regarding the transaction is included in an investor presentation available at www.thetorocompany.com.

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BRANSON, Mo. — Divers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol joined a floating barge on Table Rock Lake at 9:24 a.m. Monday to retrieve the duck boat that sank last week, killing 17 of 31 passengers on board.

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