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AMES, Iowa | No. 8 Texas Tech clinches at least share of 1st Big 12 title

AMES, Iowa (AP) — For the first time, Texas Tech can call itself champions of the Big 12. After his performance on Saturday, Jarrett Culver might soon be able to call himself the league’s player of the year as well. Culver scored a career-high 31 points, Davide Moretti added 20 and No. 8 Texas Tech … Continue reading AMES, Iowa | No. 8 Texas Tech clinches at least share of 1st Big 12 title

No. 1 Baylor women rout Texas Tech 100-61 in Big 12 quarters

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)  — Kalani Brown and NaLyssa Smith scored 14 points each Saturday to help No. 1 Baylor rout Texas Tech 100-61 for its 21st straight victory in the Big 12 women’s tournament quarterfinals. Moon Ursin and Chloe Jackson added 12 points apiece for the Lady Bears (29-1), who shot 57 percent in their third 100-point … Continue reading No. 1 Baylor women rout Texas Tech 100-61 in Big 12 quarters

NASA News: NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, Speaks at Robotics Competition in Oklahoma

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – NASA Administrator, and Oklahoma native, Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak to media Saturday, March 9, at the FIRST Robotics Competition Oklahoma Regional in Oklahoma City. The competition is taking place at the Cox Convention Center Arena, located at One Myriad Gardens. Bridenstine will deliver opening and closing remarks for the … Continue reading NASA News: NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, Speaks at Robotics Competition in Oklahoma

Melania Trump opens three-state tour to promote ‘Be Best’

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Melania Trump is in Oklahoma to open a three-state tour to highlight all three components of her “Be Best” childhood initiative. The first lady on Monday is visiting the Dove School of Discovery, a Tulsa elementary school that the White House says incorporates character education in its curriculum. She’ll visit a … Continue reading Melania Trump opens three-state tour to promote ‘Be Best’

Jury convicted man in Oklahoma City federal bomb plot trial

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 24-year-old man is guilty of trying to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma City bank, a federal jury ruled Monday. Jurors convicted Jerry Drake Varnell, of Sayre, of attempting to use an explosive device to damage a building and attempting to use a weapon of … Continue reading Jury convicted man in Oklahoma City federal bomb plot trial

MANHATTAN, Kan. | No. 23 K-State dominates Oklahoma State 85-46

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There was a possibility of Kansas State overlooking Oklahoma State on Saturday with a huge matchup with Kansas looming Monday night. The Wildcats were ready to play overmatching the Cowboys from the opening tip in an 85-46 victory. “I got on our guys this morning because our shoot around didn’t have … Continue reading MANHATTAN, Kan. | No. 23 K-State dominates Oklahoma State 85-46

CONROE, Texas | MMA fighter wanted in killings captured after escaping van

CONROE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say surveillance video helped police locate an MMA fighter facing murder charges after he escaped a prison transport van in Texas while wearing leg, hand and belly restraints. Conroe Police Chief Jeff Christy says Cedric Marks was found Sunday hiding inside a 55-gallon (208-liter) trash can in Conroe, about 40 … Continue reading CONROE, Texas | MMA fighter wanted in killings captured after escaping van

Stellar Sales and Clear Comfort Partner to Deliver the Best Water Quality to Southwest Pool and Spa Businesses

  BOULDER, COLO./ JANUARY 22, 2019 (STL.News) Stellar Sales and Clear Comfort announced a partnership to expand the availability of Clear Comfort’s market-leading AOP (Advanced Oxidation Process) systems. Stellar Sales will now be the manufacturer’s representative of Clear Comfort residential pool and spa systems. With this partnership, Clear Comfort is expanding its ability to serve … Continue reading Stellar Sales and Clear Comfort Partner to Deliver the Best Water Quality to Southwest Pool and Spa Businesses

WASHINGTON | Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

WASHINGTON—January 20, 2019—  Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise. Trump on Sunday branded House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “radical” and said she … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

Oklahoma News: Governor Mary Fallin Statement on the Passing of Former Senate President Pro Tem and House Budget Chairman, Jim Hamilton

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Jan. 13, 2019 – Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Friday issued the following statement on the passing of Jim Hamilton, who was elected to the state Senate in 1967 and served there for nine years, including 1973-75 as president pro tempore, and was elected to the state House of Representatives in 1984, … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Governor Mary Fallin Statement on the Passing of Former Senate President Pro Tem and House Budget Chairman, Jim Hamilton

The Latest: Another review, another Alabama TD vs Sooners

The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 8:35 p.m. Oklahoma is in trouble in the Orange Bowl. Tua Tagovailoa connected with Henry Ruggs III with 5:54 left in the opening quarter on a 10-yard touchdown pass, and Alabama’s lead over the Sooners is up to … Continue reading The Latest: Another review, another Alabama TD vs Sooners

The Latest: Clemson takes commanding 30-3 lead vs Notre Dame

The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 7 p.m. Clemson is a step closer to another College Football Playoff championship game. Travis Etienne has raced 62 yards for a touchdown with 2:04 left in the third quarter of the semifinal game Saturday at the Cotton … Continue reading The Latest: Clemson takes commanding 30-3 lead vs Notre Dame

The Latest: Clemson takes 23-3 halftime lead over Notre Dame

The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 5:55 p.m. Clemson is halfway to the national championship game for the third time in four years. Freshmen Trevor Lawrence and Justyn Ross hooked up for two long touchdown passes, and Tee Higgins made a nifty catch off … Continue reading The Latest: Clemson takes 23-3 halftime lead over Notre Dame

The Latest: NCAA confirms suspension for Clemson DT Lawrence

The Latest on media days for the College Football Playoff semifinals (all times EST): 8:55 p.m. Clemson defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence will not play against No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl after the NCAA confirmed a suspension for a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs, possibly ending the highly touted junior’s college career. Lawrence … Continue reading The Latest: NCAA confirms suspension for Clemson DT Lawrence

Oklahoma is in: Sooners snag 4th spot in playoff semifinals

Oklahoma is in the College Football Playoff, moving into the fourth and final spot in the rankings after winning the Big 12 championship. The Sooners (12-1) will face No. 1 Alabama (13-0) in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 29 and No. 2 Clemson (13-0) plays No. 3 Notre Dame (12-0) in the Cotton Bowl on … Continue reading Oklahoma is in: Sooners snag 4th spot in playoff semifinals

Column: Oklahoma or Georgia for CFP? Simple, who won?

Championship Saturday produced edge-of-the-seat drama and something for the College Football Playoff selection committee to think about. Not whether Oklahoma or Ohio State should take the fourth and final spot, as was debated most of the week, but Oklahoma or Georgia. The fourth-ranked Bulldogs (11-2) weren’t good enough to beat No. 1 Alabama in a … Continue reading Column: Oklahoma or Georgia for CFP? Simple, who won?

NEW DELHI | The Latest: visiting remote island was man’s last adventure

NEW DELHI— The Latest on the death of an American adventurer and missionary who was killed by an isolated Indian tribe (all times local): 4:30 a.m. John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder. He led backpacking expeditions in the Northwest’s Cascade Mountains, almost lost his leg to … Continue reading NEW DELHI | The Latest: visiting remote island was man’s last adventure

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. | Memorial service set for ‘Hee Haw’ host, guitarist Roy Clark

BROKEN ARROW, Okla.— A public memorial service is planned in Oklahoma for singer-guitarist Roy Clark, who headlined the TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century. A “celebration of life” service will be held Wednesday at Rhema Bible Church in the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow. Clark was 85 when he died last week … Continue reading BROKEN ARROW, Okla. | Memorial service set for ‘Hee Haw’ host, guitarist Roy Clark

Michigan up to 4th in CFP behind Alabama, Clemson, ND

Michigan moved into the fourth spot of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, behind Alabama, Clemson and Notre Dame. Georgia was next at five, followed by Oklahoma. The playoff picture cleared up after a weekend where several contenders asserted themselves. The top-four teams in the final rankings Dec. 2 will play in the national … Continue reading Michigan up to 4th in CFP behind Alabama, Clemson, ND

Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top 1st CFP rankings

Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Notre Dame are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. The 13-member selection committee released the first of its five weekly top 25s before the four-team field is set for the College Football Playoff semifinals on Dec. 2. Michigan is fifth, followed by Georgia … Continue reading Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top 1st CFP rankings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | South Dakota to carry out first execution since 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — A man who killed a South Dakota prison guard in a failed escape seven years ago is scheduled to be executed Monday after dropping his death penalty appeal. Rodney Berget, 56, will be put to death for the 2011 slaying of Ronald “R.J.” Johnson, who was beaten with a pipe and … Continue reading SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | South Dakota to carry out first execution since 2012

Oklahoma News: Attorney General Hunter Files Child Pornography Charges on Ardmore Man, Lance Gilley

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed three felony charges on an Ardmore man after an undercover investigation into the sharing of child pornography. The result of the investigation led authorities to Lance Gilley, 38, who has been charged with one count of distribution of child pornography, one count of possession … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Attorney General Hunter Files Child Pornography Charges on Ardmore Man, Lance Gilley

AMARILLO, Texas | Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandles

AMARILLO, Texas — An earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 8:04 a.m. Saturday about 9 miles (15 kilometers) north-northeast of Amarillo. The temblor was recorded at a depth of 3 miles (5 kilometers). There were no immediate reports of … Continue reading AMARILLO, Texas | Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandles

Louisiana News: Chalmette Woman, TIFFANY RICHARDSON Sentenced in Connection with Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Fraud

NEW ORLEANS, La. – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that TIFFANY RICHARDSON, age 30, of Chalmette, Louisiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan to prison for one (1) month followed by home confinement for seven (7) months in connection with her plea of guilty to one count of disaster relief fraud. According … Continue reading Louisiana News: Chalmette Woman, TIFFANY RICHARDSON Sentenced in Connection with Oklahoma Tornado Disaster Fraud

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Norman, Oklahoma Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Norman, Oklahoma Area Norman, OK – Norman, Oklahoma area is a city in the U.S. state of Oklahoma 20 miles south of downtown Oklahoma City in its metropolitan area. STL.News offers the Top 10 Real Estate Teams/ Agents in Norman, Oklahoma, based on Most … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Norman, Oklahoma Area

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Tulsa, Oklahoma Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Tulsa, OK – Tulsa is a city on the Arkansas River, in the state of Oklahoma.  It’s known for its art deco architecture, mostly in the central Deco District. STL.News offers the Top 10 Real Estate Teams/ Agents in Tulsa, Oklahoma, … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Tulsa, Oklahoma Area

Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Area

Featuring the op 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Area Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area is the capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.  It’s known for its cowboy culture and capitol complex, surrounded by working oil wells. STL.News offers the Top 10 Real Estate Teams/ Agents in … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Area

Oklahoma, Texas both ranked for Big 12 Red River rivalry

No. 19 Texas (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) vs. No. 7 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0). For the first time since 2012, the Longhorns and Sooners are both ranked for their annual matchup at the State Fair of Texas where the crowd splits 50-50 in burnt orange and crimson. Quarterback Sam Ehlinger hasn’t thrown an interception in the … Continue reading Oklahoma, Texas both ranked for Big 12 Red River rivalry