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Teachers protested at the Oklahoma Capitol for higher wages. (KFOR) Teachers protested at the Oklahoma Capitol for higher wages. (KFOR)

Bill would make teacher strikes illegal in Oklahoma Video included

House Bill 2214 was introduced by Rep. Todd Russ (R-District 55), whose wife is a public school teacher.

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Magers lobbies for Grayson County highway funding Video included

A TxDOT project would widen U.S. 75 in northern Grayson County. (KTEN) A TxDOT project would widen U.S. 75 in northern Grayson County. (KTEN)

Grayson County Judge Bill Magers is making a trip to Austin for some face time with state lawmakers.

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One house, five arrests in Healdton Video included

(L-R) Kenneth Walk, Kayla Bailey, Melissa Walk, Lacy Mitchell and Almer Mitchell were all arrested in Healdton. (Carter County Sheriff) (L-R) Kenneth Walk, Kayla Bailey, Melissa Walk, Lacy Mitchell and Almer Mitchell were all arrested in Healdton. (Carter County Sheriff)

Carter County deputies seized 15 pounds of marijuana from a Healdton residence, arrested three people, then nabbed two more who allegedly tried to burglarize the home.

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Johnston County asks voters to renew sales tax Video included

Downtown Tishomingo in Johnston County. (KTEN) Downtown Tishomingo in Johnston County. (KTEN)

Commissioners say the one-cent levy is crucial to fund city and rural fire protection, ambulance service, and county offices.

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Ex-University of Okla. students apologize for racist video

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University of Oklahoma students are demanding action from campus administrators after video of a now-former student wearing black face paint and using a racial slur got attention online. More>>

Ask the Doctor: Hyperglycemia

Hyperglycemia is a widespread issue among Americans, and the treatments and symptoms can be overwhelming.

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Grayson College names new dorm for long-term trustee Video included

Jones Hall is named after Grayson College trustee Ralph Jones. (KTEN) Jones Hall is named after Grayson College trustee Ralph Jones. (KTEN)

The three-story building will serve as a home away from home for 99 students, improving the quality of life on campus.

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Threat closes Hugo schools on Tuesday

Hugo High School (KTEN/file) Hugo High School (KTEN/file)

"We do not believe the threat is credible," Superintendent Dr. Earl Dalke said in a written statement.

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Burned body of man found by hunter in Pushmataha County

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is hoping a tattoo could help identify the victim.

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Students in 'racist' video won't return to OU Video included

The University of Oklahoma campus. (KFOR) The University of Oklahoma campus. (KFOR)

"This type of behavior is not welcome here, and is condemned in the strongest terms by me and by our university," OU President James Gallogly said.

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Downtown Sherman lunch spot moving to larger location Video included

Sherman's Downtown Grilled Cheese Company is moving south of downtown. (KTEN) Sherman's Downtown Grilled Cheese Company is moving south of downtown. (KTEN)

The Downtown Grilled Cheese Company will still be in Sherman, but it will no longer technically be "downtown."

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Icy weather scares off food truck diners in Denison Video included

Denison Food Truck Park. (KTEN) Denison Food Truck Park. (KTEN)

So the Denison Food Truck Park is fighting back to make visitors more comfortable.

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Ardmore parade honors Martin Luther King Jr. Video included

Students marched in the MLK Day parade in Ardmore. (KTEN) Students marched in the MLK Day parade in Ardmore. (KTEN)

This year's route took the parade along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive due to construction downtown.

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Sonic data breach settlement means cash for customers

If you dined at a Sonic Drive-In between April 7 and October 28, 2017 -- and you paid for your meal with a credit or debit card -- you could have some money coming your way.

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Child killed in crash near Van Alstyne

A small child was killed and four other people were injured Sunday afternoon when two vehicles collided on FM 121 east of Van Alstyne.

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Volunteer: Shutdown is 'double-whammy' Video included

Jack Chiles is a volunteer at the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. (KTEN) Jack Chiles is a volunteer at the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. (KTEN)

"There's nobody to maintain the trails, so if anyone comes out, any visitors, they have to be very careful," said Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge volunteer Jack Chiles.

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Denison complex to offer downtown dining variety Video included

This former supermarket in downtown Denison is being converted in to a food hall. (KTEN) This former supermarket in downtown Denison is being converted in to a food hall. (KTEN)

The food hall-style restaurant incubator to be known as The Railyard will feature six mini-kitchens in a space now being renovated at 507 West Main Street.

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Feeling poorly? Here's what works for symptom relief Video included

Coughing, sore throat, congestion; it seems like everyone is suffering.

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Choctaw Nation program boosts teaching careers Video included

"We want to make sure we're giving our educators the support that they need and the confidence they need in order to go into the field," project director Kelly Brame explained.

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Ada schools face funding shortfall Video included

Ada High School (KTEN) Ada High School (KTEN)

While gas and oil revenue makes up for some of the deficit, the district is still left with more than $30,000 of red ink.

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Denison police: Mom fell asleep before crash that killed son

A Denison man died Thursday morning after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole in the 1800 block of South Armstrong Avenue.

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Marietta expands city limits to new Justice Center Video included

The new Love County Justice Center is being built outside the current city limits of Marietta. (KTEN) The new Love County Justice Center is being built outside the current city limits of Marietta. (KTEN)

The new Love County Justice Center is being built near -- but not in -- Marietta. But it needs to be located within the county seat.

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Fatal crash closes Love County highway

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A woman was killed and two other people were injured Thursday afternoon after a head-on collision near Marietta.

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Special colleague mourned by Coal County firefighters Video included

Weston Lee, 20, was killed in an accident on his family's farm. (Courtesy) Weston Lee, 20, was killed in an accident on his family's farm. (Courtesy)

Weston Lee, 20, had been a honorary firefighter for both the Clarita and Olney fire departments. He died Tuesday in a farming accident at his home.

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Sherman police search for 'potentially dangerous' escapee

Police issued an alert for Christopher Frith, who escaped from a Sherman facility on January 17, 2019. (Sherman Police/Facebook) Police issued an alert for Christopher Frith, who escaped from a Sherman facility on January 17, 2019. (Sherman Police/Facebook)

Christopher Frith, 36, was said to have been wearing a gray medical scrubs-type shirt and blue jeans. He was not wearing shoes. 

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Higher minimum wage on the agenda in Texas, Oklahoma Video included

"It could actually help people get out of poverty," said Adam Schemo, manager of Wanna Burger in Sherman. 

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High-speed pursuit ends with crash in Ada Video included

This white sedan crashed in Ada after a high-speed chase that started in Durant on January 16, 2019. (Courtesy Jonathan Shelton) This white sedan crashed in Ada after a high-speed chase that started in Durant on January 16, 2019. (Courtesy Jonathan Shelton)

Law enforcement recovered nearly a half-million dollars in cash along with suspected drugs and a stolen car after the 75-mile chase ended.

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Pauls Valley facility will become K-9 training center Video included

The former Southern Oklahoma Resource Center has been acquired by the Department of Corrections. (KTEN) The former Southern Oklahoma Resource Center has been acquired by the Department of Corrections. (KTEN)

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections will train police dogs at the former Southern Oklahoma Resource Center. 

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Sherman man sentenced in child injury case

Frederick Harper (Grayson County Jail) Frederick Harper (Grayson County Jail)

Frederick Harper, 31, was given a 35-year sentence for causing serious injuries to his girlfriend's child in 2016.

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Bills to expand Stitt's power filed in Oklahoma Senate

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (Photo: State of Oklahoma) Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (Photo: State of Oklahoma)

The new Oklahoma Senate leader is introducing a series of bills to give Gov. Kevin Stitt the ability to hire and fire the directors of some of the state's largest agencies.

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Texas lawmakers consider school funding boost Video included

"If this were to happen, it'd be a tremendous morale boost for our teachers," Denison ISD Superintendent Dr. Henry Scott said.

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Online donors fund Murray County school lunches Video included

"When hard times come, they continue to uplift each other," said Jennifer Mayo, who established two GoFundMe pages to support lunch programs in Davis and Sulphur.

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Choctaw Nation investing in communities Video included

Bryan County officials accept a $6,300 check from the Choctaw Nation. (Courtesy) Bryan County officials accept a $6,300 check from the Choctaw Nation. (Courtesy)

"We want to make sure that we are hand-in-hand with our communities helping all of Southeastern Oklahoma grow," Choctaw Nation Economic Development Director Tammye Guin said.

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Durant City Manager drops lawsuit against Council member

Durant city manager sues council woman Durant city manager sues council woman

In a written statement, City Manager Tim Rundel said he felt the lawsuit could be a distraction from getting the city's business to the next level.

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Sherman manufacturer gets expansion incentive

Modular Power Solutions in Sherman. (Google Earth) Modular Power Solutions in Sherman. (Google Earth)

After more than doubling its workforce during an expansion that began in 2016, Modular Power Solutions is planning to add $2 million in equipment and a new building.

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Shutdown leaves consumers at risk to scammers Video included

As thieves try to gain access to your social security number, the Federal Trade Commission can't monitor calls due to the ongoing government shutdown.

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Bodies found in Oklahoma believed to be missing Texans Video included

The bodies of Michael Swearingin and Jenna Scott were discovered in a shallow grave near Okemah, Okla. (KFOR) The bodies of Michael Swearingin and Jenna Scott were discovered in a shallow grave near Okemah, Okla. (KFOR)

A preliminary investigation indicates the bodies are those of 28-year-old Jenna Scott and 32-year-old Michael Swearingin of Temple, Texas.

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Durant welcomes TV makeover show crew Video included

Small Business Revolution host Amanda Brinkman captures the crowd at a Durant pep rally on January 15, 2019. (KTEN) Small Business Revolution host Amanda Brinkman captures the crowd at a Durant pep rally on January 15, 2019. (KTEN)

The Small Business Revolution rolled into Durant on Tuesday evening as it evaluates 10 small cities competing for a big $500,000 grant.

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Parents invited to sexual predator awareness seminars Video included

"If we can reach several hundred people and maybe save one child from becoming a victim of sexual assault or sexual abuse, then that's a win," District Attorney Brett Smith said.

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Officer's ailing wife gets boost from Southmayd police Video included

Jodi Nortman (Courtesy) Jodi Nortman (Courtesy)

Officer Jerrod Nortman's wife Jodi was diagnosed with median arcuate ligament syndrome, a rare condition that is the specialty of just one surgeon in the country.

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Four arrested in Ardmore child neglect case Video included

Four Ardmore residents were arrested on child neglect charges. (Ardmore PD) Four Ardmore residents were arrested on child neglect charges. (Ardmore PD)

Police said what officers saw when they arrived at the house was almost unimaginable.

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Former Rangers pitcher facing child sexual abuse charges

Former Texas Rangers pitcher John Wetteland was arrested on charges of child sexual abuse. (Denton County Jail) Former Texas Rangers pitcher John Wetteland was arrested on charges of child sexual abuse. (Denton County Jail)

Former Texas Rangers pitcher John Wetteland was arrested Monday and later released after posting a $25,000 bond.

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Texas lawmakers consider motorcycle helmet requirement Video included

"I just feel that the helmet should be a choice," said biker Bobby French.

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Three arrests in Denison robbery-assault case

A man was robbed and assaulted at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN) A man was robbed and assaulted at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN)

Stacy Jamison, 21; Robert Morgan Jr., 23;  and Carlos Paniagua Jr., 29, were arrested in Bryan County, Oklahoma.

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Sherman's growth reflected in building permits Video included

Sherman is planning for rapid growth. (KTEN) Sherman is planning for rapid growth. (KTEN)

The City of Sherman is growing, and the numbers prove it.

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Science of wine intrigues Austin College students Video included

Austin College students get an education on wine. (KTEN) Austin College students get an education on wine. (KTEN)

From geography to wine etiquette, the school's Science and Culture of Wine course gives novice connoisseurs a new perspective.

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Texas Amber Alert discontinued after missing girl found safe

Officials said Marisol Arroyo, left, was abducted by Rigoberto Santos. (Courtesy) Officials said Marisol Arroyo, left, was abducted by Rigoberto Santos. (Courtesy)

WOAI-TV reports the Live Oak County Sheriff's Office said Marisol Arroyo was found safe in Laredo, Texas.

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Three masked men sought in Denison robbery-assault Video included

A man was stabbed multiple times and robbed at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN) A man was stabbed multiple times and robbed at the Texoma Motel in Denison on January 13, 2019. (KTEN)

A Denison man is hospitalized in stable condition after what deputies are calling an aggravated robbery.

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Denison trash conversion: Bye-bye bags

Denison is converting trash pickup to curbside plastic bags to automated bins. (KTEN) Denison is converting trash pickup to curbside plastic bags to automated bins. (KTEN)

The change requires sanitation customers to put their garbage in bins instead of bags on the curb.

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Ada officer on leave after domestic violence accusations Video included

Ada police Officer Roy Allen Musser (Pontotoc County Sheriff photo) Ada police Officer Roy Allen Musser (Pontotoc County Sheriff photo)

The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Office said Chasity Musser reported a series of physical assaults by Roy Allen Musser.

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Sooners QB Kyler Murray declares for NFL draft

OU quarterback Kyler Murray OU quarterback Kyler Murray

Murray announced his decision in a tweet, ending his brief and storied college career. What's next for the Murray is not yet known. 

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Political newcomer takes Oklahoma's top job Video included

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt waves after being sworn in on January 14, 2019. (KFOR via NBC News) Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt waves after being sworn in on January 14, 2019. (KFOR via NBC News)

Kevin Stitt promised he'd use his business acumen to make state government more transparent and fiscally sound.

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Egg becomes Instagram's most-liked post Video included

This photo of a brown egg has become Instagram's most-liked post. (Instagram) This photo of a brown egg has become Instagram's most-liked post. (Instagram)

The egg dethroned Kylie Jenner's birth announcement as Instagram's top attraction. 

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Food safety monitor under development in Ardmore Video included

An illustration of Willie Thompson's food sensor invention. (KTEN) An illustration of Willie Thompson's food sensor invention. (KTEN)

"Until we start showing people that ... we want something done about the food, it's never going to happen," inventor Willie Thompson said.

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Durant kids share bond after Christmas card tradition Video included

6 Durant firefighter babies born 6 months apart 6 Durant firefighter babies born 6 months apart

A viral photo promotes the Durant Fire Department's core values of family and brotherhood. 

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Shutdown puts strain on hundreds of Native American tribes

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The federal government shutdown has put a strain on hundreds of Native American tribes across the country that rely on federal funding guaranteed by treaties, acts of Congress and other agreements. More>>

Durant gets ready for reality TV spotlight Video included

Signs in Durant welcome the hosts of the Small Business Revolution TV reality show. (KTEN) Signs in Durant welcome the hosts of the Small Business Revolution TV reality show. (KTEN)

The Small Business Revolution TV reality show will be coming to Durant next Tuesday.

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Texoma doctors warn of impending flu outbreak Video included

"We expect maybe 20 percent of the population will be having the influenza," said Wilson N. Jones emergency room physician James Frame.

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Prison sentence for gunman in Denison manslaughter case Video included

Brandon Jeffery pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with a fatal shooting in Denison on May 4, 2017. (KTEN/Denison PD) Brandon Jeffery pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with a fatal shooting in Denison on May 4, 2017. (KTEN/Denison PD)

Brandon Jeffery has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for a 2017 fatal shooting outside a Denison bar.

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Ardmore double-murder suspect in court Video included

Accused killer Carlton Franklin, right, is escorted into a Carter County courtroom on January 11, 2019. (KTEN) Accused killer Carlton Franklin, right, is escorted into a Carter County courtroom on January 11, 2019. (KTEN)

Carlton Franklin is charged with first degree murder in the fiery deaths of Karlie Clearman and Justin Sullivan in November 2017.

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Path cleared for Confederate plaque removal in Texas Capitol

This plaque, installed at the Texas Capitol in 1959, will be removed. This plaque, installed at the Texas Capitol in 1959, will be removed.

Pressure mounted on Republican Gov. Greg Abbott after a black lawmaker from Dallas began publicly condemning the plaque as historically indefensible.

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No danger found in envelope delivered to lawmaker's Sherman office

Grayson County Courthouse (KTEN/File) Grayson County Courthouse (KTEN/File)

A bomb squad and hazardous materials team were called to a "suspicious envelope" at Rep. John Ratcliffe's office in the Grayson County Courthouse.

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Stitt poised to replace nation's least-liked governor Video included

Kevin Stitt and Mary Fallin Kevin Stitt and Mary Fallin

Kevin Stitt is making his rounds across the state this week, now just four days away from replacing two-term Gov. Mary Fallin.

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Calera braces for major highway project Video included

An artist's conception of a planned U.S. 69/75 intersection upgrade in Calera. (ODOT) An artist's conception of a planned U.S. 69/75 intersection upgrade in Calera. (ODOT)

The clock is ticking for residents and business owners to figure out what they need to do to get ready for some big changes on U.S. 69/75.

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Garvin County district has plan to replace high school Video included

Elmore City-Pernell High School would be replaced if voters approve an $18 million bond package. (KTEN) Elmore City-Pernell High School would be replaced if voters approve an $18 million bond package. (KTEN)

Elmore City-Pernell Public Schools Superintendent Jennifer Cruz says the $18 million bond proposal would also fund a new gymnasium.

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Federal shutdown impacts Sherman brewery Video included

A Sherman brewery can't distribute new beers because the federal agency that approves labels is closed. (KTEN) A Sherman brewery can't distribute new beers because the federal agency that approves labels is closed. (KTEN)

903 Brewers is unable to ship out new beers because they can't get new labels approved.

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Traffic alert: US 75 shutdown shifted to Saturday Video included

U.S. 75 will close at FM 455 for traffic realignment. (KTEN) U.S. 75 will close at FM 455 for traffic realignment. (KTEN)

The highway closure in Anna has now been moved back from Friday night to Saturday at noon, anticipating bad weather.

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Report: Kyler Murray leaning toward pro football career Video included

OU quarterback Kyler Murray OU quarterback Kyler Murray

Murray was expected to play pro baseball after college, but that decision is now up in the air. 

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Police concerned about Anna break-ins Video included

Anna police are investigating break-ins in the Camden Parc subdivision. (KTEN) Anna police are investigating break-ins in the Camden Parc subdivision. (KTEN)

A woman in the Camden Parc subdivision reported finding her back door wide open -- even though she said she left the house with the doors locked.

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Denison schools honored for college prep program Video included

A Denison ISD advanced placement class. (KTEN) A Denison ISD advanced placement class. (KTEN)

"It's good for getting college credit," student Avery Crawley said.

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Freight train derails in Denton County Video included

A Union Pacific freight train derailed in Aubrey, Texas, on January 9, 2019. (KXAS) A Union Pacific freight train derailed in Aubrey, Texas, on January 9, 2019. (KXAS)

Union Pacific said 13 cars of the freight train went off the tracks in Aubrey on Wednesday morning.

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Ardmore housing project adding safe rooms Video included

An Ardmore firm is adding safe rooms to properties now under construction. (KTEN) An Ardmore firm is adding safe rooms to properties now under construction. (KTEN)

An Ardmore housing management company wants to make its properties safer for tenants. 

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Federal shutdown delays Oklahoma road, bridge contracts

Transportation officials in Oklahoma this week announced plans to delay bids on 45 new highway projects worth about $137 million.

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Oklahoma teachers remain legislative priority: Republican speaker

Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall (R-District 22) Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall (R-District 22)

A teacher pay raise and more school options for parents were just some of the goals Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall laid out Tuesday.

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Marshall County voters OK hospital tax renewal

AllianceHealth Madill Hospital benefits from a one-cent sales tax for Marshall County residents. (KTEN) AllianceHealth Madill Hospital benefits from a one-cent sales tax for Marshall County residents. (KTEN)

The AllianceHealth Madill medical facility will continue to receive the proceeds of a one-percent sales tax.

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Ask the Doctor: Thyroid health

Thyroid issues can lead to fatigue. (AllianceHealth Durant) Thyroid issues can lead to fatigue. (AllianceHealth Durant)

Are you feeling tired? Do you need more energy? You may need to get your thyroid checked.

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Ask the Doctor: Colon cancer

AllianceHealth Durant surgeon Jay Jacinto M.D. (KTEN) AllianceHealth Durant surgeon Jay Jacinto M.D. (KTEN)

Colon cancer is the third most common form of cancer for men and women, and about 50,000 people die as a a result each year.

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