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Texoma schools closing due to flu outbreak

At least three districts in the KTEN viewing area have canceled classes starting Wednesday to keep the illness from spreading.

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Texoma school closings and delays

Here is the latest information we have about school closings and delays in the KTEN viewing area.

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Ardmore hospital limits visitors due to flu outbreak

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

Children under the age of 12 who are not seeking medical treatment will not be able to visit patients at Mercy Hospital until further notice.

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Jury trial set for accused Van Alstyne teacher

Kristen Jackson was accused of sending "harmful" photos to a Van Alstyne student. (KTEN/Grayson County) Kristen Jackson was accused of sending "harmful" photos to a Van Alstyne student. (KTEN/Grayson County)

Kristen Jackson is accused of sending explicit photos to a minor.

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Doctor: Trump has 'incredible genes,' is 'fit for duty'

Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs reporters on President Trump's health. (CNN) Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs reporters on President Trump's health. (CNN)

"I have no reason to believe that the president has any issues whatsoever on his thought process," Dr. Ronny Jackson said.

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NYT: Bannon subpoenaed to appear before grand jury

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. (Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0/Pixabay) Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. (Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0/Pixabay)

The New York Times said the subpoena to the president's former chief strategist was issued last week.

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Deep freeze sees Grayson County Shelter at capacity Video included

"We do have two ladies that are in right now that will be in our computer room overnight on cots," executive director Annette Limoges said.

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Mom of malnourished children was 'perplexed' by police visit

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A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. More>>

Dow industrials recede from 26,000 as early gains fade

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U.S. stocks are moving broadly higher in early trading, sending the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000-point mark for the first time. More>>

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

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Trump goes after the Democrat who brought coarse remarks about Africa, Haiti to surface. More>>

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

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Flu is blanketing the US, but officials think it may decline soon. More>>

Another cold snap targets Texoma Video included

It felt like temperatures dropped below zero in many Texoma communities on Tuesday morning. (KTEN) It felt like temperatures dropped below zero in many Texoma communities on Tuesday morning. (KTEN)

Wind chill readings at 7 a.m. Tuesday ranged from 2 degrees in Bonham to 5 below in Ada.

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Plane ran out of fuel before Tishomingo crash Video included

The pilot of this Piper Dakota was injured when the plane crashed in the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge. (KTEN) The pilot of this Piper Dakota was injured when the plane crashed in the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge. (KTEN)

Shortly before crashing, the pilot unsuccessfully attempted to refuel at Tishomingo Airpark.

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Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

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Dozens safely escape a fire after it engulfed a shuttle boat that ferries patrons to a casino ship off Florida's Gulf Coast. More>>

Trump goes after the Dem who surfaced his immigration remark

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Criticized for recent comments about Haiti and African nations, Trump says he's not a racist. More>>

Texoma communities pay tribute to King Video included

Ardmore celebrated MLK Day with its annual parade. (KTEN) Ardmore celebrated MLK Day with its annual parade. (KTEN)

The life and legacy of  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was recognized across Texoma on Monday's federal holiday.

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Upgrades in store for Sherman skate park

The skate park at Hawn Park in Sherman is poised to get a $250,000 makeover. (KTEN) The skate park at Hawn Park in Sherman is poised to get a $250,000 makeover. (KTEN)

The City of Sherman has big plans for the future of a popular youth venue.

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Ardmore event underscores importance of voting Video included

Activist Jaron Benjamin spoke to Carter County Democrats. (KTEN) Activist Jaron Benjamin spoke to Carter County Democrats. (KTEN)

"There are some people out in the State of Oklahoma in different counties that just don't feel like their voice matters," said activist Jaron Benjamin.

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Missile-alert mistake feeds doubts about a real emergency

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Hawaii residents were left shaken by the second recent blunder in Hawaii's planning for a possible North Korean nuclear attack. More>>

Native Americans focus on MLK Day Video included

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a huge rally in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. (Department of Defense) Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a huge rally in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. (Department of Defense)

Derrick Reed, a city councilman in Muskogee, said Monday's events will be the first attended by the Cherokee Nation in honor of the holiday.

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Wanted: Blood donors in Texoma

Carroll Winkle has been donating blood for more than three decades. (KTEN) Carroll Winkle has been donating blood for more than three decades. (KTEN)

Some local residents have made it their mission to donate as much... and as often... as possible.

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Car enthusiast detours to Sherman restaurant Video included

Another order is ready at the Downtown Grilled Cheese Company in Sherman. (KTEN) Another order is ready at the Downtown Grilled Cheese Company in Sherman. (KTEN)

Sherman native Gary Roberts grew up around cars, but his dream job involved something entirely different.

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Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off runway in Turkey

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A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in Turkey dangled precariously off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea. More>>

Keith Jackson, 89, announcer with 'Whoa, Nelly!' call, dies

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Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89. More>>

Hawaii officials say missile alert was mistake

This is the alert that Hawaii residents saw on their phones on Saturday morning. (Twitter) This is the alert that Hawaii residents saw on their phones on Saturday morning. (Twitter)

The alert stated there was a threat "inbound to Hawaii" and for residents to seek shelter and that "this is not a drill."

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Some utility rates could go down after US corporate tax cuts

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Public utility regulators nationwide are re-examining rates that homeowners and businesses pay for electricity and natural gas after a federal tax overhaul signed into law by President Donald Trump reduced the corporate income tax rate by 14 percent. More>>

Trump partly denies, also defends vulgar immigrant comments Video included

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President Donald Trump's dismissal of Haiti and certain African countries with a vulgar expression has created a furor. More>>

Richardson dad charged with murdering adopted daughter Video included

Wesley Mathews, left, has been charged with murdering his three-year-old daughter Sherin. (KTEN) Wesley Mathews, left, has been charged with murdering his three-year-old daughter Sherin. (KTEN)

Dallas County court records show 37-year-old Wesley Mathews also faces charges of abandoning a child and tampering with evidence.

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Denison heralds economic growth Video included

The 2018 Denison Development Summit was well-attended. (KTEN) The 2018 Denison Development Summit was well-attended. (KTEN)

Leaders say growing businesses and more housing options will change this area forever.

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Abandoned pets get upgrades at Kingston shelter Video included

Kingston dog catcher Bernd Zell welcomes improvements to the city's animal shelter. (KTEN) Kingston dog catcher Bernd Zell welcomes improvements to the city's animal shelter. (KTEN)

Volunteers want to make the animals more comfortable during winter months.

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Top honor for Ardmore officer Video included

Ardmore police Officer D.J. Long, left, is named Officer of the Year by Chief Ken Grace. (KTEN) Ardmore police Officer D.J. Long, left, is named Officer of the Year by Chief Ken Grace. (KTEN)

Chief Ken Grace said Officer D.J. Long seems to have a magical effect on everyone he encounters.

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Oklahoma health officials say flu death toll is 22

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More than half of the people hospitalized for flu are age 50 and up.

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California mudslides happened as cellphone alerts went out Video included

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Residents of the area hit the hardest by the deadly flash floods in Southern California didn't heed a voluntary evacuation. More>>

Aspiring Texoma teen model gets big chance on TV Video included

Lilyan Cole is hoping a national TV show can lead to a professional modeling career. Lilyan Cole is hoping a national TV show can lead to a professional modeling career.

"It was crazy to actually be going to New York, staying there for three months and filming this," Lilyan Cole said.

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Sherman woman dies after assault; suspect free on bond

John Kennedy was arrested and charged with assault. (Grayson County Jail) John Kennedy was arrested and charged with assault. (Grayson County Jail)

The 53-year-old victim, whose name has not been released, was attacked in the 600 block South Contemporary Street last Friday.

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Walmart boosts starting pay, closing dozens of Sam's Clubs

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Walmart to boost starting salary for US workers to $11 an hour, provide more generous partental benefits, gives out $1K bonuses and assists with adoption costs. More>>

Winter blast envelops Texoma Video included

Temperatures will dip into teens overnight in most of the KTEN viewing area.

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Dangerous Bryan County intersection to get traffic signal Video included

Traffic lights will be installed at the dangerous intersection of US 70 and Silo Road west of Durant. (KTEN) Traffic lights will be installed at the dangerous intersection of US 70 and Silo Road west of Durant. (KTEN)

A fatal crash on US 70 just west of Durant Wednesday night has a lot of people wondering if it could have been avoided.

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Alternative suspension plan a success at Ardmore school Video included

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

It cuts down on missed classroom time due to repeat suspensions.

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Oklahoma jury: Woman guilty in daughter's crucifix death

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A jury in Oklahoma has convicted a woman of killing her 33-year-old daughter by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat because she believed the woman was possessed by the devil. More>>

Police: Mom said her baby died during Oklahoma trip

The infant daughter of Stephanie Flynn was reported dead at this Greenville convenience store. (KTEN) The infant daughter of Stephanie Flynn was reported dead at this Greenville convenience store. (KTEN)

Police documents say Stephanie Flynn on Monday called 911 from a gas station to report her baby died in the vehicle while driving home from Hugo.

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Motorcyclist killed in Bryan County collision Video included

Troopers said a motorcycle crashed into the side of this SUV west of Durant. (KTEN) Troopers said a motorcycle crashed into the side of this SUV west of Durant. (KTEN)

Troopers said a westbound motorcycle crashed into the side of an SUV on US 70 west of Durant.

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17 dead in California mudslides, more than a dozen missing Video included

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A storm that slammed a California coastal community is over. The search for victims is not. Thirteen people have been killed and 25 injured in mud flows triggered by a storm in Santa Barbara County. More>>

Sheriff puts Carter County on alert for phone scams Video included

The Carter County sheriff is warning about phone scams. (KTEN) The Carter County sheriff is warning about phone scams. (KTEN)

Sheriff Chris Bryant said the crooks are trying to cheat residents out of thousands of dollars.

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