AP-OK--Oklahoma News Digest 1:30 pm, OK
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BIXBY, Okla. — The arraignment of a man accused of bombing an Oklahoma military recruiting station has been postponed over concerns he hasn’t received correct medical treatment in custody. The Tulsa World reports that a federal judge on Wednesday delayed Benjamin Roden’s arraignment and competency hearing after his attorney said Tulsa County jail officials weren’t following his doctor’s medication orders. 250 words.
— COLD CASE-OKLAHOMA — A man charged in a 30-year-old killing in Oklahoma has been ordered to stand trial.
— POSTAL SERVICE MARIJUANA THEFT — A former U.S. Postal Service worker has been sentenced to a five-month prison term for her part in a scheme that involved stealing marijuana from packages at a mail sorting facility in Oklahoma.
— HOME BUILDER INDICTED — An Oklahoma custom home builder has been sentenced to three years in a federal prison in connection with an interstate theft ring.
BKN--SUMMER LEAGUE RDP
LAS VEGAS — Play continues at the Las Vegas NBA summer league. The eight games Thursday include: Heat-Pelicans, Knicks-Celtics, Grizzlies-Thunder, 76ers-Suns, Spurs-Bucks, Clippers-Lakers, Jazz-Magic, Hawks-Trail Blazers. UPCOMING: 900 words, photos.
NORMAN, Okla. — Brady Manek’s strong freshman season was largely overlooked while the college basketball world was enamored with his Oklahoma teammate Trae Young. The 6-foot-9 forward was Oklahoma’s No. 3 scorer last season with 10.2 points per game. Now that Young has left for the NBA, Manek will be depended upon more. By Cliff Brunt. SENT: 470 words, with photo.
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State finally owns the Top 25 national status that athletics director Debbie Yow has sought during her eight-year tenure. Yet amid the excitement there’s concern: The men’s basketball program is entangled in the federal investigation into corruption within the sport. That’s left Yow to balance the best overall season in school history with potential trouble ahead for one of the Wolfpack’s highest-profile programs. Federal prosecutors last fall charged 10 men — including assistant coaches at Arizona, Auburn, USC and Oklahoma State and a top Adidas executive — in the fraud and bribery scandal, though prosecutors later withdrew a criminal complaint against one defendant. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 730 words, with photo.
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