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Oklahoma governor's race up to five candidates

(The Center Square) – Two additional candidates have filed to run for Oklahoma governor in the 2022 election, bringing the current field to five. Incumbent Republican Kevin Stitt, who won a first term in 2018 with 54.3% of the vote, is being challenged by Paul Tay, an independent from Tulsa; Natalie Bruno, a Libertarian from Edmond; Connie Johnson, a Democrat from Oklahoma City; and Ervin Yen, a Republican from Oklahoma City.
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Oklahoma couple sentenced for child sex abuse charges

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – A Tahlequah couple has been sentenced after pleading to multiple charges of child sex abuse in Cherokee County District Court. On Thursday, June 17, 2021, 37-year old Jennifer Mason plead guilty to 1 count of Child Sexual Abuse to a Child Under the Age of 18 and 1 count of Procuring, Producing, Distributing, or Possessing Child Pornography.
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Man, woman found dead at home in Pushmataha County, OSBI says

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. — Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents are investigating after two people were found dead over the weekend at a home in Pushmataha County. The Pushmataha County Sheriff's Office requested the OSBI's assistance after a man and a woman were found dead Sunday morning at a residence east of Rattan. The two people were identified as Lee Cole II, 41, and Ashley Cole, 35.
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Fatal Crashes In Southeast Oklahoma

An 18-year-old boy was killed Saturday morning in an ATV accident on County Road 2150 in Choctaw County. Authorities say the passenger on the ATV, Kollin Edge, of Soper, fell from the vehicle. The driver turned around to see what happened, and Edge was struck and killed. Officials say 35-year-old...
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Pushmataha County couple found dead

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) -- A Pushmataha County couple were found dead on Sunday morning, and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is now in charge of the case. Deputies said they found the bodies after responding to a call at a residence east of Rattan. The dead were identified...
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Two people found dead in Oklahoma home

PUSHMATAHA COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation are looking into the deaths of two Oklahoma residents. On Sunday, the Pushmataha County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a man and a woman found dead at a home located east of Rattan, Oklahoma. OSBI agents...
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Lucky Star: Six Oklahoma casinos hit by ransomware

CONCHO, Okla. (KFOR) – Lucky Star officials say they have contacted the FBI to investigate as multiple Oklahoma casinos get hit with a cyber-crime attack. The lights are down at the Lucky Star Casino in Concho, one of six tribal casinos in western Oklahoma to be hacked. “The money is...
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Dallas man dies on Father's Day trying to save son in Oklahoma lake

MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. — A Dallas man drowned in an Oklahoma lake Sunday while trying to save his 18-year-old son, according to a report. It happened on Father's Day at Broken Bow Lake in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. The reservoir is roughly 190 miles northeast of Dallas in Oklahoma and just west of the Oklahoma border with Arkansas.
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Ardmore native Marvin Johnson joins Oklahoma basketball team

NORMAN — Sooner or later, Marvin Johnson was going to return home. After playing college ball out of state for the past four years, the former Edmond North star and Eastern Illinois transfer signed a financial aid agreement to join the Oklahoma men's basketball team. Standing at 6-foot-6, Johnson is...
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Oklahoma ranch turns vintage train into cabin

ANTLERS, Okla. — An Oklahoma ranch turned a Victorian-style train into a cabin. Guests are invited to step back into 1911 at the Rebel Hill Express at Rebel Hill Guest Ranch in Antlers, Oklahoma. The cabin is a refurbished 80-foot Passenger Train and is decked out with velvet, rock shower,...
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Man drowns at Oklahoma lake trying to save teen

MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities say a Texas man has died after drowning at an Oklahoma lake. Around 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, emergency crews were called to Broken Bow Lake in McCurtain County on a possible drowning. Investigators say an 18-year-old was swimming in Broken Bowl Lake and appeared...
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Texas man drowns in Oklahoma lake while trying to help son

BROKEN BOW, Okla. — Authorities say a Texas man drowned while trying to help his son, who was struggling while swimming in a southeast Oklahoma lake on Father's Day. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the drowning happened Sunday afternoon on Broken Bow Lake, about 250 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.