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ENID, Okla. — Oklahoma voters will see an unprecedented number of women on the state ballot when they head to the polls this fall. Of the 55 women who've have already made it to the Nov. 6 general election for state House and Senate seats, 45 are Democrats and 10 are Republicans, The Enid News & Eagle reported . Another 30 women face runoffs later this month.


KILLING BY POLICE-PAROLED DEPUTY — A white former Oklahoma volunteer deputy who was convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man has canceled a planned speaking engagement to a criminal justice reform group amid complaints about his appearance.

FATAL STABBING-ARREST — Police say an Oklahoma woman wanted in connection with a fatal stabbing in Tulsa nearly a year ago has been arrested in central Arkansas.



BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — A small school bus with Justin Timberlake music blaring outside turns down a neighborhood street. Inside, a small group of teachers discuss the latest episode of Big Brother and recent date nights, but they are just going through the motions. By Mike Simons.


NORMAN, Okla. — Repurposing just got a lot more interesting. Norman's emerging arts district and Second Friday Art Walk are bringing out some creative concepts for the city's near future, like Trailer Garden planned for 105 W. Comanche west of the tracks and The Depot. By Joy Hampton.



NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray insists he hasn't changed, yet there are constant reminders that his life will never be the same. Before June, he was merely a gifted two-sport college athlete. But once the Oakland Athletics took him with the ninth overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft and signed him for nearly $5 million , a new level of fame followed. Murray and the A's agreed that he would come back to Oklahoma and play football, meaning he would return to campus making money on par with football coach Lincoln Riley. By Cliff Brunt. AP Photos.


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