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Oklahoma State football: Larry Mahsetky gives OSU a big extra point

newsok.com — The former Oklahoma State wide receiver heard the news late Tuesday as he relaxed at home after another day at the office. He and his longtime girlfriend had just finished a grilled chicken dinner and were sitting on a living room loveseat.
Jul 31, 2014

This is just an amazing story about the guy who saved Oklahoma State from APR sanctions newsok.com/article/5117292

Jul 31, 2014

RT @kylefredrickson: Meet Larry Mahsetky: bit.ly/XmiOg3 >> The former walk-on whose promise to his mother lifted the NCAA penalty …

Picture this: #MyOklahoma's first year

newsok.com — MyOklahoma started as a way to showcase why we all live in and love this state by featuring user-submitted photos in The Oklahoman. In the aftermath of the 2013 deadly storms, we wanted to get more involved with the community and highlight all of the wonderful things Oklahoma has to offer.

3 West Coast governors oppose offshore drilling

newsok.com — OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The governors of California, Oregon and Washington sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewel on Thursday to stress that they don't want the possibility of drilling off of the West Coast.

Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame: Hall induction just one of many accomplishments for Gerald Tucker

newsok.com — NORMAN - About 40 years ago, Gerald Tucker returned home from a business trip to find his wife standing in the middle of all of the reminders of his accomplishments. An Olympic gold medal. The Helms Foundation College Basketball Player of the Year Award. Numerous trophies for basketball and tennis.
Jul 31, 2014

Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame: Hall induction just one of many accomplishments for Gerald Tucker bit.ly/1m3w6TZ

Father of a disciplined Sooner thanks Bob Stoops

newsok.com — The views on the Joe Mixon case keep coming. All sides. Mixon is being treated with kid gloves because he's a football player. Mixon is being railroaded because he's a football player. The media is protecting Mixon. The media is roasting Mixon. But every few hours, something really interesting and/or really insightful comes along.

OG&E presents plan for future generation, environmental compliance

newsok.com — Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. presented an update to its planning document Wednesday that expects residential customer bills to rise 15 percent by 2019. The increases would pay for environmental upgrades to coal units at one plant and switching to natural gas at another plant.
Jul 31, 2014

.@OGandE presents plan for future generation, environmental compliance. (by @pmonies) newsok.com/article/5110583 on @NewsOK

'Art Gone Wild' exhibit showcases paintings by Oklahoma City animals.

newsok.com — Taking a firm grip on her paintbrush, Pearl swipes pale green color across a black canvas already streaked with blue, while her teacher enthusiastically encourages the fledgling artist. "Good girl, Pearl.... Oklahoman subscribers have early access to this article. Unlock it below. What is this? Learn more.
Jul 31, 2014

'Art Gone Wild' exhibit showcases paintings by Oklahoma City animals. bit.ly/1quJ7ca

Oklahoma football: Sooners are No. 3 in preseason coaches poll

newsok.com — NORMAN - Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops and Alabama's Nick Saban have had plenty of back-and-forth talk in the media recently. If the preseason coaches poll is to be believed, the two will settle things on the field for the second consecutive season. The Sooners are No.

The Oklahoman's Fall Sports Media Day set for Aug. 20

newsok.com — The Oklahoman's annual Fall Sports Media Day has been set for Wednesday, Aug. 20, and this year it will be featured at a new location. The event will be held at McGuinness High School, 801 N.W. 50th Street, beginning at 3:30 p.m. and ending at 7:30.
Jul 31, 2014

The Oklahoman's Fall Sports Media Day set for Aug. 20 okne.ws/1AERWXC

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newsok.com — While there was no mention of OU freshman RB Joe Mixon, Sooners head coach Bob Stoops had only good things to say about starting QB Trevor Knight and QB-turned-TE Blake Bell.
Jul 31, 2014

Watch this: Trevor Knight "is working on being the man. He's not the man yet." newsok.com/multimedia/vid… #Sooners

One person reportedly killed after a container falls off a tractor-trailer onto a pickup truck

newsok.com — One person has reportedly been killed after a container fell off a tractor-trailer onto a pickup on NE 23 near Sooner Road at about 2:20 p.m. Thursday, according to Oklahoma City police. The tractor-trailer was on NE 23 driving under a railroad bridge when the container it was hauling hit the bridge causing it to fall off onto the pickup truck, police reported.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @NewsOK: CORRECTION: 1 reportedly killed after container falls off tractor-trailer onto pickup truck newsok.com/article/5115420 pic.twitter.com/ljthcm33oZ

Oklahoma City MAPS 3 expo center bids come in under estimates

newsok.com — Bids for the MAPS 3 Fairgrounds expo center in Oklahoma City came in under estimates when they were opened Thursday afternoon at City Hall. Last week's bids for the MAPS 3 whitewater recreation center far exceeded estimates, creating tension leading up to Thursday afternoon's bid meeting in a City Hall conference room.

One person reportedly killed in Oklahoma City after railroad container falls off train

newsok.com — One person has reportedly been killed after a railroad container fell off a train and landed on a nearby car Thursday afternoon. The incident was reported about 2:20 p.m. near NE 23 and N Sooner Road. Oklahoma City police have blocked off NE 23 in the area and fatality investigators are on the scene.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @NewsOK: 1 person reportedly killed in Oklahoma City after railroad container falls off train newsok.com/article/5115420 pic.twitter.com/u8NHN4yFE6

IRS agrees to probe churches preaching politics, says settlement to athiest lawsuit

newsok.com — WASHINGTON - America's tax collector, already in hot water over allegations it unfairly targeted conservative nonprofits seeking tax exemptions, has agreed to investigate churches and pastors who preach politics from the pulpit, reports show.
Jul 31, 2014

LIVE IN OK CITY: #IRS agrees to probe #churches preaching politics, says settlement to athiest lawsuit newsok.com/article/5115322

Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel from H&H Shooting Sports

newsok.com — Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers - The Oklahoman,...
Jul 31, 2014

Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel from H&H Shooting Sports bit.ly/1s73QFY (via @berrytramel)

Jul 31, 2014

Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel from H&H Shooting Sports bit.ly/1s73QFY

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