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HEY HINK: Nuclear option stinks of political hypocrisy
On Feb. 12, 2003, Miguel Estrada became the first federal judicial nominee whose appointment was derailed by a filibuster in the Senate. His nomination was opposed by a group of Senate Democrats determined to obstruct as many of President Bush’s appointments as possible. This first defeat by filibuster was proof of the effectiveness of this Democratic campaign.
Statistics indicate during President Bush’s first term, 67 percent of his Court of Appeals nominees were confirmed where President Reagan’s success rate was 85 percent and President Clinton’s was 71 percent during their first terms.
VIDEO: Demolition makes way for downtown hotel
Demolition on the exterior of the Cherokee Strip Conference Center on Friday, Nov. 22.
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Aspiring rapper arrested in connection with burned, dismembered body
An aspiring rapper wanted in connection with the brutal slaying of a man whose dismembered and burned remains were found last week in two locations in Massachusetts has been arrested in San Diego, police said.
OWRB rejects request to change order on caps
The Oklahoma Water Resources Board is sticking with its order setting new limits on the amount of water that can be taken out of the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer.
Dogs attack group of children near All Saints Catholic School
Two dogs attacked a group of schoolchildren walking near All Saints Catholic School Wednesday morning leaving at least three with bites, others scratched and one with a concussion, officials said.
Health-care website not alone among government tech debacles
The list of federal information-technology lapses and flops includes systems to modernize air-traffic control and to secure the nation's border, and now even President Obama is wondering why the government can't get it right.
East Central University lands nine on All-Great American Conference teams
East Central University defensive players Qumain Black and Fred Gaines were first-team members of the 2013 All-Great American Conference football team released Tuesday.
Moore tornado survivors Pay It Forward
Today marks the six month anniversary of the deadly Moore tornado. Families were displaced, homes were destroyed and hearts were broken.
First responders relive harrowing day
As the holiday season approaches and thoughts of food and family are on many people’s minds, it’s almost hard to believe there was so much chaos and heartbreak in Moore just six months ago. But the city continues to push on.
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