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While some recent protests across the country have turned into violent altercations between protestors and police officers, the protest at Andrews Park Amphitheater on Monday was much calmer in comparison.

City commissioners have several options to discuss during their regular meeting at 6:30 p.m.: Lifting the state of emergency set to expire June 30; continuing phase two as planned; or adopting Gov. Kevin Stitt’s statewide Open Up and Recover Safely Plan.

Enid faith leaders and Mayor George Pankonin joined in a public service of mourning Monday for the 100,000 lives lost in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic.

NORMAN — Oklahoma State Department of Health officials announced Monday that they will no longer publish COVID-19 data by zip code, city or long-term care and nursing home facilities.

OKLAHOMA CITY — A day of peaceful protests in Oklahoma City turned violent Sunday night after protesters started looting, throwing eggs at police and launching fireworks.

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With protests across the world and in Oklahoma City, one man took to the corner of 4th and Grand Ave. in Chickasha to take a stand of his own on Sunday. 

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NORMAN — As COVID-19 restrictions gradually loosen, Norman liquor store operators and patrons are benefitting from some permanent statewide law changes.

Construction at the Port of Muskogee could begin as early as October on a project to modernize and expand its railroad infrastructure. 

A new law that restricts detention options for the state's youngest teens provides additional protections for most preteens from incarceration and all but guarantees closure of Muskogee County Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

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Troy Beulah says receiving additional unemployment assistance has been a godsend for him and his family during an incredibly difficult time in their lives.

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Oklahoma Highway Patrol have arrested a man following a pursuit of a stolen vehicle around 7 a.m. Saturday, an OHP spokeswoman told The Norman Transcript.

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Members of Garber Fire Department recently raised $3,000, split equally in donations to RSVP of Enid, Wheatheart Nutrition at XYZ Garber Senior Center and Loaves & Fishes of Northwest Oklahoma.

If you have ever watched the Miss USA, Miss America or Miss Universe pageants, you’ve seen a Sherri Hill original gown. Eight of the Top Ten Miss USA 2009 finishers were wearing a Sherri Hill gown, including the winner. Miss America 2006 Jennifer Berry and 2007 Lauren Nelson, both Oklahomans, were crowned wearing her creations.

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Americans may not be as worried as they ought to be about a pandemic that during the past three months cost more than 100,000 of them their lives and the jobs of another 40 million and counting. 

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“Be still and know that He is God/Be still and know that He is faithful/Consider all that He has done/Stand in awe and be amazed/And know that He will never change/Be still”

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Bobby Hill doesn't want to get anyone sick, he says, but he thinks it's about time people tried to get their lives going again.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) said the State has surpassed its goal to collect and test more than 90,000 specimens in the month of May. As of May 27, OSDH had processed 113,264 specimens collected for COVID-19 testing since the first of the month, with a total of 183,632 tests conducted since COVID-19 was first detected in early March.

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A teenage driver is accused of leading authorities Thursday on a high-speed chase through two counties that ended in a wreck south of Okeene.

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Noting only one active COVID-19 virus case in Payne County, Chris Reding, Payne County Commissioner for District 2, recommended moving to Phase 3 of Governor Kevin Stitt’s plan to open Oklahoma’s economy earlier than the Governor’s June 1 goal.

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United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma recently received a $25,000 ADM Cares grant to fight hunger through eight regional food resource centers, including Loaves & Fishes of Northwest Oklahoma.

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Ahead of the June 30 election, one campaign hit the road this past week to share with the public their thoughts on State Question 802.

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The phishing scam email directs people to click on a link to get a message about a COVID-19 economic stimulus check. The email also says "it needs to be opened through a portal link requiring your university login."

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Northwestern will continue to follow guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Gov. Kevin Stitt’s guidelines according to the Open Up and Recover Safely Plan.

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State Health Department officials are encouraging Oklahomans to get tested for COVID-19, saying Thursday, May 28, 2020, that due to adequate supplies, residents no longer need to exhibit symptoms or report exposure to someone with the virus to get in line for testing.

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced today the State has surpassed its goal to collect and test more than 90,000 specimens in the month of May. 

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The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) will launch OETA Art Club, a new summer arts program designed to engage students in the arts as traditional summer programs cancel.

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PARK HILL [mdash] Funeral services for Henry Newton Sadler will be held at Green Country Funeral Home on Thursday, May 28th, 2020 at 10:00 AM with Tommy Tucker officiating. His family will have a visitation on Wednesday, May 27th, 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM at Green Country Fune…

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] Elizabeth A. Ostenson, 84 of Tahlequah, Go-Ye-Village, died May 23, 2020. Services are pending at this time, On-line condolences may be expressed at tahlequahfuneral.com

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] Othel Peace, 80 of Tahlequah, Pumpkin Hollow area, died Sunday May, 24, 2020, Services Pending with Green Country Funeral Home, On-line condolences may be expressed at tahlequahfuneral.com

TAHLEQUAH [mdash] Walter "Walt" Dale Choate of Tahlequah, Oklahoma passed away May 21, 2020 at the age of 79. Walter was born March 23, 1941 in Wagoner, Oklahoma to William "Bill" Frank Choate and Dorothy Marie "Neel" Choate. He graduated from Wagoner High School in 1959 and later became a C…