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Workers examine damage to the railroad bridge over US 69 in Bells, Texas. (KTEN) Workers examine damage to the railroad bridge over US 69 in Bells, Texas. (KTEN)

Bells highway reopens after bridge damage detour Video included

A railroad bridge over US 69 was damaged Wednesday by a truck hauling an oversized load, resulting in a two-day detour.

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Stitt: Tribes would 'illegally' run games without new deal

Gov. Stitt says the compacts regulating gaming expire at the end of the year, but the tribes say the current compacts will automatically renew.

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Tishomingo lawyer headed to Oklahoma's highest court Video included

Tishomingo laywer Dustin Rowe is headed for a seat on the Oklahoma Supreme Court. (KTEN) Tishomingo laywer Dustin Rowe is headed for a seat on the Oklahoma Supreme Court. (KTEN)

Dustin Rowe was recently appointed by Governor Kevin Stitt to the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

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Road project nears completion west of Overbrook Video included

Work is underway to upgrade County Line Road on the border of Carter and Love counties. (KTEN) Work is underway to upgrade County Line Road on the border of Carter and Love counties. (KTEN)

County Line Road divides Carter and Love counties, and has been in rough shape for years.

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Van Alstyne teens and bikers team up for toy drive Video included

Van Alstyne High students load toys collected for victims of child abuse. (KTEN) Van Alstyne High students load toys collected for victims of child abuse. (KTEN)

"We've had a lot more toys this year then we had last year," said Van Alstyne High School senior Danny Kern. "I think it means that people are really jumping into the cause."

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Mitchell Trubisky helps Bears beat Cowboys 31-24

(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) celebrates with Bradley Sowell (85) after Trubisky threw a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Chica... (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) celebrates with Bradley Sowell (85) after Trubisky threw a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Chica...
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Mitchell Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in the Chicago Bears' 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys. More>>

Whitewright church keeps the Christmas fire burning Video included

Volunteers at King's Trail Cowboy Church wait for Project Christmas donations at a fire outside the church. (KTEN) Volunteers at King's Trail Cowboy Church wait for Project Christmas donations at a fire outside the church. (KTEN)

"If you come out here at 2 in the morning, there is somebody here manning this fire and able to take your donation," lay pastor Dee Johnson said.

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Holiday cheer for foster kids in Grayson County Video included

Ruiz Foods employees load toys bound for foster kids in Grayson County. (KTEN) Ruiz Foods employees load toys bound for foster kids in Grayson County. (KTEN)

Ruiz Foods in Denison partnered with the Child Welfare Board of Grayson County to provide gifts for foster children.

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'Porch pirates' can also target mailbox contents Video included

In addition to porches, mailboxes are another potential target for thieves. (KTEN) In addition to porches, mailboxes are another potential target for thieves. (KTEN)

"We've had at least one call of a suspect vehicle who was driving from mailbox to mailbox," Marshall County Sheriff Danny Cryer said.

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Labor commissioner talks workplace safety in Ardmore

Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn met with Ardmore business leaders on December 5, 2019. (KTEN) Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn met with Ardmore business leaders on December 5, 2019. (KTEN)

Leslie Osborn has been in office a little more than a year. She's made it a priority to visit with chambers of commerce in towns across the state.

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Preview: Nativity Live in Pottsboro Video included

A scene from a previous production of Nativity Live. (Courtesy) A scene from a previous production of Nativity Live. (Courtesy)

The Christmas production that portrays the journey of Joseph and Mary from the inn to the manger. 

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Rifle-toting man shot by Blanchard officer

A Blanchard man is in stable condition after shot and wounded by a police officer on Wednesday night. 

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More Americans will have to work for food stamps under new Trump rule

The new requirement limits states' ability to waive existing work mandates and could result in 688,000 people losing assistance

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Fire safety tips for the holidays Video included

Ada firefighters are appealing to homeowners to play it safe during the Christmas season.

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Davis seniors benefit from holiday gift collection Video included

The Vintage Wolf Tattoo Studio is collecting personal care products for seniors. (KTEN) The Vintage Wolf Tattoo Studio is collecting personal care products for seniors. (KTEN)

The Vintage Wolf Tattoo Studio is collecting personal care products for residents at Burford Manor Nursing Home.

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Ceremony marks start of Grayson County highway project Video included

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the US 75 Project in Sherman on December 4, 2019. (KTEN) Groundbreaking ceremonies for the US 75 Project in Sherman on December 4, 2019. (KTEN)

If you live in or travel through Grayson County, you'll be soon be living with the US 75 Project.

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Adoptable pets get a boost from online auction Video included

Adoptable pets benefit from DAWG's annual Christmas auction. (KTEN) Adoptable pets benefit from DAWG's annual Christmas auction. (KTEN)

"The babies... we love the fur babies!" said Denison Animal Welfare Group president Stephanie Phillips.

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Holiday celebrations in Ardmore and Durant

Scene from the 2019 Durant Christmas Parade. (KTEN) Scene from the 2019 Durant Christmas Parade. (KTEN)

Lisanne Anderson brings us the sights and sounds of Ardmore's Parade of Lights and the Durant Christmas Parade. Plus: Lisanne goes behind the scenes before Durant's event on Tuesday evening.

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Truck damages bridge in Bells; US 69 traffic diverted

Workers examine damage to a railroad bridge over US 69 in Bells on December 4, 2019. (KTEN) Workers examine damage to a railroad bridge over US 69 in Bells on December 4, 2019. (KTEN)

The sign said "13 ft. 11 in." The truck hauling an oversized load was bigger than that when it drove under the railroad bridge in Bells.

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Armed man holds up Sherman dollar store

This Dollar General store in Sherman was the target of an armed holdup man on December 3, 2019. (KTEN) This Dollar General store in Sherman was the target of an armed holdup man on December 3, 2019. (KTEN)

Just before 8 o'clock Tuesday night, an armed man walked into the Dollar General store at Sherman's Westwood Village shopping center and demanded cash from two employees.

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Fire-ravaged building razed in downtown Denison Video included

Workers razed the ruins of a fire-damaged building in downtown Denison. (KTEN) Workers razed the ruins of a fire-damaged building in downtown Denison. (KTEN)

The October 9 fire in the 300 block of West Main Street destroyed Luxor Nails and Spa and displaced adjacent businesses.

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How to Be a Santa to a Senior Video included

Be a Santa to a Senior trees are located at three Sherman-area businesses. (KTEN) Be a Santa to a Senior trees are located at three Sherman-area businesses. (KTEN)

For many senior citizens, the holidays can be filled with loneliness.

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Sherman ISD to call out unexcused absences Video included

The parents of Sherman ISD students who are absent will get a call from the district. (KTEN) The parents of Sherman ISD students who are absent will get a call from the district. (KTEN)

Playing hooky? Cutting class? The parents of Sherman students will be made fully aware. 

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Ada officer injured, gunman killed in shootout Video included

Ada police opened fire on a felony suspect after an officer was shot on December 3, 2019. (KTEN) Ada police opened fire on a felony suspect after an officer was shot on December 3, 2019. (KTEN)

The life of an Ada police officer attempting to serve a felony warrant Tuesday morning may have been saved by his protective vest.

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Downtown Denison nightspot going dark

Tupelo Honey Bar and Grill. (KTEN/File) Tupelo Honey Bar and Grill. (KTEN/File)

The Tupelo Honey Bar and Grill announced it will shut down this weekend. 

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Life sentences for Pauls Valley couple convicted of child abuse

Gerrad Coddington and Christina Nelson-Coddington were convicted of child sex crimes. (Garvin County Detention Center) Gerrad Coddington and Christina Nelson-Coddington were convicted of child sex crimes. (Garvin County Detention Center)

"These two individuals engaged in horrifying acts of abuse and violence with innocent children," Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said.

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Sherman Council continues teen curfew rules Video included

The Council voted Monday evening to extend current curfew rules.

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Presidential hopefuls file candidacy paperwork in Oklahoma

Eight Democrats and one Republican seeking to become the next president of the United States filed statements of candidacy in Oklahoma on Monday, the first of the state’s three-day filing period.

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Flu shots urged as illness envelops the nation Video included

Texas and other states highlighted in brown were experiencing widespread flu activity for the week ending November 23. (CDC) Texas and other states highlighted in brown were experiencing widespread flu activity for the week ending November 23. (CDC)

The CDC says influenza has spread significantly in all but seven states.

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Make a pot pie with those leftovers Video included

Chef Diana Larkins shows KTEN's Carley Banks how to make a Turkey Pot Pie. (KTEN) Chef Diana Larkins shows KTEN's Carley Banks how to make a Turkey Pot Pie. (KTEN)

It's always a post-Thanksgiving dilemma: What to do with all that Thanksgiving food that's been hanging around since last Thursday.

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City, ISD consider the future of Denison education Video included

Denison ISD will be expanding two elementary schools to relieve overcrowding. (KTEN) Denison ISD will be expanding two elementary schools to relieve overcrowding. (KTEN)

"You've got to manage that growth, and the only way to do that is to work in harmony," Denison ISD Superintendent Dr. Henry Scott said

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A pocket-size panic button for Ada educators Video included

Ada educators can use the Rave Panic Button app to call for help in an emergency. (KTEN) Ada educators can use the Rave Panic Button app to call for help in an emergency. (KTEN)

The Rave Panic Button app helps teachers and administrators alert 911 in case of an emergency.

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Pedestrian killed near Stringtown

A man walking along an Atoka County highway was struck and killed by a van on Monday morning.

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Earthquake rattles Oklahoma town, site of past 5.7 temblor

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck near Prague, Oklahoma, on December 2, 2019. (KTEN) A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck near Prague, Oklahoma, on December 2, 2019. (KTEN)

The U.S. Geological Survey has reported a magnitude 3.8 earthquake in Oklahoma near Prague, where a magnitude 5.7 quake struck eight years ago.

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Ask the Doctor: Type 1 diabetes

Dr. Amanda Hale (AllianceHealth Durant) Dr. Amanda Hale (AllianceHealth Durant)

Dr. Amanda Hale from AllianceHealth Durant discusses type 1 diabetes and how patients can successfully manage the life-threatening illness.

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Send mail to Santa at Ardmore park

Santa's Mailbox will be in Ardmore's Central Park until December 19. (KTEN) Santa's Mailbox will be in Ardmore's Central Park until December 19. (KTEN)

"Santa thought it was a great idea if they would write a letter and he would write back," Parks and Recreation Director Teresa Ervin said.

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Bikers contribute Christmas toys in Denison drive Video included

The 25th annual For the Kids Toy Run attracted motorcycle riders from across Texoma. (KTEN) The 25th annual For the Kids Toy Run attracted motorcycle riders from across Texoma. (KTEN)

"No kid needs to go without a Christmas," said Toy Run committee member Angela Daffern.

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Pickup driver loses control in Paris; pedestrian killed

Police Chief Bob Hundley said the driver of a pickup truck headed northbound on Johnson Woods Drive apparently suffered a medical event around 9:20 a.m.

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Trick TD sparks Bills in 26-15 Thanksgiving win over Cowboys

(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) celebrates after recovering a fumbled snap and getting a first down on the play in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, ... (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth). Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) celebrates after recovering a fumbled snap and getting a first down on the play in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, ...
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John Brown became the first Buffalo receiver to throw a touchdown pass after quarterback Josh Allen turned a fourth-down fumble into a first down, and the Bills went on to beat the Dallas Cowboys 26-15. More>>

Oklahoma officer given a Starbucks order with the word 'PIG' written on the label, police chief says

By Jamiel Lynch, CNN A police chief in Oklahoma said one of his officers picked up a coffee order from a local Starbucks on Thanksgiving with the word "PIG" printed on the label. More>>

Reward offered in Oklahoma teen’s disappearance

Investigators said Faith Lindsey has been missing since October 29, 2019. (OSBI) Investigators said Faith Lindsey has been missing since October 29, 2019. (OSBI)

Investigators are offering a $5,000 reward to help find an Oklahoma teenager who has been missing for weeks.

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Hours after explosions rocked a Texas chemical plant, a chemical fire continues to burn

By Darran Simon, Faith Karimi and Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Hours after explosions rocked a Texas chemical plant outside Houston early Wednesday, officials said there is no way to know how long a fire at the site will burn. More>>

Oklahoma town ordered evacuated as wildfire approaches

A wildfire forced the evacuation of Fargo, Oklahoma. (KTEN) A wildfire forced the evacuation of Fargo, Oklahoma. (KTEN)

Firefighters and local sheriff’s deputies were going door-to-door Tuesday evening in Fargo, Oklahoma, ordering residents to leave their homes.

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Man found dead in Bryan County identified

John Self was found dead in a red car on a rural road in Bryan County on November 14, 2019. (KTEN) John Self was found dead in a red car on a rural road in Bryan County on November 14, 2019. (KTEN)

OSBI said the death of 27-year-old John Self is classified as suspicious.

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Big Sherman food drive continues through Wednesday Video included

The Salvation Army's largest Texas food drive is underway at the Walmart in Sherman. (KTEN) The Salvation Army's largest Texas food drive is underway at the Walmart in Sherman. (KTEN)

The Salvation Army has no larger food collection event in the State of Texas.

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Public-private partnership gets toys to Johnston County kids Video included

The Johnston County Angel Tree is a public-private partnership. (KTEN) The Johnston County Angel Tree is a public-private partnership. (KTEN)

"It's heartwarming, it really is," said Landmark Bank president Cindy Matheny. "Once you get involved in it, you just can't stop."

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Share your gratitude on Ardmore's 'Thankful Tree' Video included

Tracie Mordy invites visitors to share their notes of thanks on a tree. (KTEN) Tracie Mordy invites visitors to share their notes of thanks on a tree. (KTEN)

An Ardmore woman is making sure her neighbors don't forget what Thanksgiving is all about.

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Wintry storm shuts down highways ahead of Thanksgiving Video included

Many Colorado roads and highways were covered in snow two days before Thanksgiving. (KCNC via CNN) Many Colorado roads and highways were covered in snow two days before Thanksgiving. (KCNC via CNN)

Just in time for the busiest travel days of the year, 21 million people are now under some kind of winter weather advisory.

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For many Native Americans, Thanksgiving is a day of mourning

A statue of Massasoit Ousamequin overlooks the sea at Cole's Hill. (Pamela Kirkland/CNN) A statue of Massasoit Ousamequin overlooks the sea at Cole's Hill. (Pamela Kirkland/CNN)

Every year on the fourth Thursday in November, Native Americans gather near Plymouth Rock to "talk the truth" about Thanksgiving.

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