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This drone was designed to deliver feed to attract wild hogs to a remote trap. (KTEN) This drone was designed to deliver feed to attract wild hogs to a remote trap. (KTEN)

Choctaw Nation launches drone development program Video included

"This is a key moment for us, and that's why I do call it the 'Wright Brothers moment," said Choctaw Nation Chief Gary Batton.

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The grades are in: How did your school district do? Video included

The 13 Grayson County school districts were evaluated by the Texas Education Association. Bells and Van Alstyne topped the list.

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Whitewright ISD begins school year with police force Video included

Judy Sims and Mike Stephens patrol the hallways at Whitewright High School. (KTEN) Judy Sims and Mike Stephens patrol the hallways at Whitewright High School. (KTEN)

"I feel like our kids are safe, no worries," said Whitewright parent Lakisha Sewell.

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Ardmore center hosts back-to-school event Video included

A family at the HFV Wilson Community Center back-to-school event. (KTEN) A family at the HFV Wilson Community Center back-to-school event. (KTEN)

"This is all for the community, what we do," said Orion Slatten of the HFV Wilson Community Center.

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Carter County 911 upgrade means faster response Video included

Carter County's new 911 system is designed to speed help from first responders. (KTEN) Carter County's new 911 system is designed to speed help from first responders. (KTEN)

"Every time we can shave off a second or half of a second to what the dispatchers are doing, the quicker we can help to where it's needed," 911 coordinator Shelly Stahlbusch said.

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Heavy rains damage roads, lead to rescues in Oklahoma

A car is pulled from flash flooding in Oklahoma City on August 14, 2018. (KFOR via NBC News) A car is pulled from flash flooding in Oklahoma City on August 14, 2018. (KFOR via NBC News)

Oklahoma City Fire Battalion Chief Benny Fulkerson says the fire department responded to 32 calls of vehicles in high water.

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Texoma model aircraft pilot heads to world championship Video included

Daniel Powell practices flying his model plane at Pete Darter Field. (KTEN) Daniel Powell practices flying his model plane at Pete Darter Field. (KTEN)

"In my small hobby and sport, it's like making the Olympics," said "Dangerous" Daniel Powell.

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More security and technology as Sherman students return

Sherman students were welcomed back to school on Wednesday. (KTEN) Sherman students were welcomed back to school on Wednesday. (KTEN)

"This is an incredible day, and unlike any other day in the life of a teacher, Sherman Independent School District Superintendent David Hicks said.

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Achille schools reopen after transgender threats Video included

Achille Public Schools were scheduled to reopen on Wednesday. (KTEN) Achille Public Schools were scheduled to reopen on Wednesday. (KTEN)

The provocative Facebook comments about a transgender student in Achille quickly went viral.

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Explosion, fire at Pottsboro garage Video included

An explosion caused heavy damage to this Pottsboro garage on August 14, 2018. (KTEN) An explosion caused heavy damage to this Pottsboro garage on August 14, 2018. (KTEN)

The building at an Elsey Drive address was used to rebuild classic Volkswagen Beetles.

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Staffing still an issue after Oklahoma teacher pay hike Video included

Ardmore Middle School. (KTEN) Ardmore Middle School. (KTEN)

Ardmore City Schools Superintendent Kim Holland said his district is in better shape than some others in the region, but challenges remain.

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Superintendent has big plans for Ada schools

Ada City Schools Superintendent Mike Anderson. (KTEN) Ada City Schools Superintendent Mike Anderson. (KTEN)

"We're jumping in with both feet," said Ada City Schools Superintendent Mike Anderson. "We're not going to test the waters, we're going to jump in and get after it."

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Grayson Commissioners OK rifle donation

Grayson County Commissioners discuss a proposed donation of weapons to the sheriff's office on August 14, 2018. (KTEN) Grayson County Commissioners discuss a proposed donation of weapons to the sheriff's office on August 14, 2018. (KTEN)

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office got a boost from a generous donation of new rifles to replace aging firearms.

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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26 Video included

A section of this highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy, on August 14, 2018. (EBU via NBC) A section of this highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, Italy, on August 14, 2018. (EBU via NBC)

The bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a violent storm.

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Highway upgrade plan irks Calera businesses Video included

ODOT plans to rebuild this stretch of U.S. 69/75 through Calera to reduce congestion and improve safety. (ODOT) ODOT plans to rebuild this stretch of U.S. 69/75 through Calera to reduce congestion and improve safety. (ODOT)

ODOT wants to improve access and safety on a four-mile stretch of U.S. 69/75 outside Durant and through Calera.

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Roof leaks at Tishomingo business Video included

Cleaning up after flooding at Baker's Mercantile in downtown Tishomingo on August 13, 2018. (KTEN) Cleaning up after flooding at Baker's Mercantile in downtown Tishomingo on August 13, 2018. (KTEN)

Part of the roof collapsed at Baker's Mercantile at the corner of Main Street and Kemp Avenue.

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Achille transgender student subject to online scorn Video included

Achille High School. (KTEN) Achille High School. (KTEN)

Achille's school superintendent is speaking out after a group of adults used Facebook to make comments about a 7th grade transgender student.

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Police ask motorists to be alert as school resumes Video included

The key points to keep in mind: Slow down and stay off your phone.

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School year starts Tuesday in Ada Video included

Washington Elementary School in Ada. (KTEN) Washington Elementary School in Ada. (KTEN)

There are a lot of changes for the district, including an Election Day holiday.

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Two dead in head-on crash near Sherman Video included

Two vehicles collided head-on along this stretch of State Highway 11 near Sherman on August 12, 2018. (KTEN) Two vehicles collided head-on along this stretch of State Highway 11 near Sherman on August 12, 2018. (KTEN)

Troopers said one vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic on State Highway 11 late Sunday night.

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Ardmore hospital to offer nursing courses

Mercy Hospital in Ardmore. (KTEN) Mercy Hospital in Ardmore. (KTEN)

It's a partnership between Murray State College and Mercy Hospital.

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Education pays for Sherman police candidates

Because larger Dallas-area departments offer more pay, Sherman police offer special incentives to recruit new officers.

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Search continues for missing Hughes County senior

An undated photo of Clinton Thomas. (Oklahoma DPS) An undated photo of Clinton Thomas. (Oklahoma DPS)

A Silver Alert has been issued for 70-year-old Clinton Thomas, who went missing from his home in Dustin, Oklahoma.

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Coppell mail processing plant resumes operations

A mail processing facility in Coppell, Texas, was shut down after a mercury spill. (KTVT via CNN) A mail processing facility in Coppell, Texas, was shut down after a mercury spill. (KTVT via CNN)

The U.S. Postal Service says operations have resumed at a facility which processes much of the mail delivered to North Texas.

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Is your mailbox empty? Here's why

(USPS photo) (USPS photo)

A chemical spill at a major U.S. Postal Service processing facility in the Dallas suburb of Coppell is having an impact on mail deliveries across a significant portion of North Texas.

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At least 27 rescued after flash flood hits West Texas park

A view of the swollen Uvalde River in Texas. (National Weather Service via Twitter) A view of the swollen Uvalde River in Texas. (National Weather Service via Twitter)

The operation took place Sunday at Chalk Bluff Park, about 15 miles northwest of Uvalde, Texas.

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Back-to school event offers fun for Sherman kids Video included

Sherman parents had a chance to participate in some fun activities with their kids Saturday during Goodwill's Back-to-School Bash.

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Sales tax holiday underway in Texas Video included

The Texas sales tax holiday continues through Sunday at midnight. (KTEN) The Texas sales tax holiday continues through Sunday at midnight. (KTEN)

Texas shoppers are getting a tax break this weekend as children prepare to return to school.

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Marshall County firefighters appeal for donations

Madill Fire Department (KTEN) Madill Fire Department (KTEN)

Grass fires have been running rampant across the county, some taking days to contain. A donation as simple as water and snacks can go a long way.

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Golf tournament funds Ardmore playground upgrade

Lakeview Golf Course hosted a tournament to raise funds to repair the Ainsworth Center's playground. (KTEN) Lakeview Golf Course hosted a tournament to raise funds to repair the Ainsworth Center's playground. (KTEN)

The Gloria Ainsworth Child Care and Learning Center hosted a tournament at Lakeview Golf Course Friday to help fund the project.

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Sherman robbery suspect sentenced for probation violation

Jesse Hill (Grayson County Jail) Jesse Hill (Grayson County Jail)

Jesse Hill, 20, was on probation for burglary when he was arrested in Sherman on May 9 and accused of pulling a knife on a woman.

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McDonald's restaurant is closing in Denison

The Denison McDonald's will close on August 11, 2018. (KTEN) The Denison McDonald's will close on August 11, 2018. (KTEN)

The restaurant at the corner of U.S. 75 and Morton Street will be demolished. A new McDonald's is expected to be open for business in November.

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Social media helps teachers stock classrooms Video included

Achille art teacher Judy Stephens was overwhelmed after starting an Adopt a Teacher Facebook group. (KTEN) Achille art teacher Judy Stephens was overwhelmed after starting an Adopt a Teacher Facebook group. (KTEN)

"I am overwhelmed," Achille educator Judy Stephens said after starting an "Adopt a Teacher" Facebook group.

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Suspect in custody in Ardmore double murder case Video included

Carlton Franklin is facing charges in connection with a double-murder in Ardmore in November 2017. (Carter County Sheriff) Carlton Franklin is facing charges in connection with a double-murder in Ardmore in November 2017. (Carter County Sheriff)

Officials say 32-year-old Carlton Franklin was arrested in the Oklahoma City area in connection with the November 2017 deaths of Karli Clearman and Justin Sullivan. 

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  • Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

    Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:17:49 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:36:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...
    Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48.More >>
    Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48.More >>
  • The Latest: Truck driver who survived bridge plunge returns

    The Latest: Truck driver who survived bridge plunge returns

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:00:04 GMT
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    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.More >>
    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.More >>
  • US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:38:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:36:22 GMT
    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".More >>
    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".More >>