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Tom Bean Elementary School students were shown how to use pillowcases as an essential disaster tool. (KTEN) Tom Bean Elementary School students were shown how to use pillowcases as an essential disaster tool. (KTEN)

Kids in Tom Bean get a pillowcase... and a plan Video included

he Pillowcase Project is a nationwide effort that helps elementary students prepare for disaster.

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Oklahoma Senate approves budget bill, sends to governor

Cuts of about 2.5 percent are expected for most agencies to make up for expected revenue lost from an unconstitutional cigarette tax.

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Pilot Point 'gatekeepers' have plan to keep churches safe Video included

This month's bloody assault on a small town Texas church has put a new focus on security at houses of worship.

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Sherman police to host church security seminar Video included

Police trained for an active shooter situation in Denison in July 2017. (KTEN) Police trained for an active shooter situation in Denison in July 2017. (KTEN)

The South Texas church massacre that left 26 people dead earlier this month sounded an alarm with Sherman police.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's diagnosis

In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago.

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Economy gets credit for Thanksgiving travel surge Video included

The national average price for a gallon of unleaded is around $2.50, and gas distributors predict the price at the pump will be even lower in Texoma.

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Ardmore schools warn of phone scam

Ardmore City Schools says if you get a call from someone claiming to represent the district who is offering a trip to Florida... it's bogus.

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Pay panel: Slash Oklahoma lawmakers' salary

The Legislative Compensation Board voted 4-3 on Thursday to impose the 8.8-percent pay cut effective in November 2018.

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Texoma forecast: Warmer than average winter

Alana Cameron has a warmer winter forecast. (KTEN) Alana Cameron has a warmer winter forecast. (KTEN)

KTEN meteorologist Alana Cameron says NOAA's outlook is for a warmer and drier than usual winter season in Texoma.

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Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear Video included

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Republicans are muscling their massive tax bill through the House, with GOP leaders exuding confidence they have the votes. But the tax overhaul hit a roadblock Wednesday as Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin became the first GOP senator to say he opposes it. More>>

High School Scoreboard: Week 12

High school football scores for the week of November 16-17.

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Get a head start on holiday season in Durant

The first Magnolia Christmas Fest is Friday and Saturday at the Choctaw Event Center in Durant. (KTEN) The first Magnolia Christmas Fest is Friday and Saturday at the Choctaw Event Center in Durant. (KTEN)

Final preparations are underway for the first-ever Magnolia Christmas Fest at the Choctaw Event Center.

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Sherin Mathews' mother arrested for child abandonment Video included

Sini Mathews is charged with child abandonment and endangerment. (Richardson PD) Sini Mathews is charged with child abandonment and endangerment. (Richardson PD)

Sini Mathews, the adoptive mother of a little girl whose body was found near a drainage ditch in Richardson, Texas, has been jailed.

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Museum of the Bible, built by Hobby Lobby owner, opens in DC

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The $500 million Museum of the Bible, built by the owners of the Hobby Lobby arts and crafts chain, opens Friday in Washington. More>>

AT&T acknowledges nationwide phone outage

Many AT&T users have taken to Twitter and other forms of social media to express their frustration. 

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Man found unfit for trial over Ten Commandments destruction

Michael Tate Reed was judged unfit for trial after damaging a second Ten Commandments display. (AP/Pulaski County, Ark.) Michael Tate Reed was judged unfit for trial after damaging a second Ten Commandments display. (AP/Pulaski County, Ark.)

Michael Tate Reed crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' Ten Commandments display nearly three years after he was accused of damaging a similar monument in Oklahoma.

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Preview: Free Thanksgiving meal in Sherman

Multiple organizations are sponsoring a free Thanksgiving meal on Sunday, November 19 at Sherman VFW Post 2772, 1707 Baker Road, starting at noon. Click here for more information.

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Adoption brings joy to Grayson County families Video included

Amanda Brown sheds tears of joy as the adoption of her son becomes official. (KTEN) Amanda Brown sheds tears of joy as the adoption of her son becomes official. (KTEN)

"It's kind of been a prayer we've had for a couple years now, and it finally came true. He's ours!” said adoptive parents Amanda and Jason Brown.

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Police knew 'madman' had guns before killing rampage

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The gunman behind a rampage that killed 4 and injured 10 in California was free on bail and had been the subject of a domestic violence call the day before. More>>

Burglars target Denison used car lots Video included

A vehicle stolen from Silverado Auto Sales was recovered, Denison police said. (KTEN) A vehicle stolen from Silverado Auto Sales was recovered, Denison police said. (KTEN)

Police said four local car lots are victims of the mini crime wave.

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Pauls Valley to shutter 911 call center Video included

Garvin County's 911 center will begin handling emergency calls from land lines in Pauls Valley. (KTEN) Garvin County's 911 center will begin handling emergency calls from land lines in Pauls Valley. (KTEN)

The responsibility for answering emergency calls from land line phones will shift to Garvin County's 911 dispatch center.

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Police: Shots fired near Sherman officers at gun range Video included

Officers heard shots fired near the Sherman police rifle range. (KTEN) Officers heard shots fired near the Sherman police rifle range. (KTEN)

Two officers said they were training at a gun range Wednesday afternoon when they heard bullets flying over their heads.

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Oklahoma House passes budget plan Video included

The House plan includes a combination of cuts to most agency budgets and a raid on agency savings accounts.

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Sword-wielding suspect jailed in Pauls Valley

Police said Joshua Dial attacked another man with a sword. (Garvin County Jail/Pauls Valley PD) Police said Joshua Dial attacked another man with a sword. (Garvin County Jail/Pauls Valley PD)

Josh Dial was charged with aggravated assault after cutting another man with what appears to be a ceremonial sword.

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Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban Video included

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) carries the ball after taking a hand off from quarterback Dak Prescott (4) on November 5. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) carries the ball after taking a hand off from quarterback Dak Prescott (4) on November 5. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Ezekiel Elliott's agents said Wednesday the decision by last year's NFL rushing leader "is in no way an admission of wrongdoing."

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Trump discusses 'historic' Asia trip

President Trump discusses his trip to Asia. (CNN) President Trump discusses his trip to Asia. (CNN)

President Donald Trump says his trip to Asia showed that America's "standing in the world has never been stronger." 

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Oklahoma Health Department payroll at risk

An Oklahoma Department of Health spokesman says the financially troubled agency does not have enough money to pay its employees beyond November.

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Lockdown lifted at Tishomingo Elementary

Tishomingo Elementary School (KTEN) Tishomingo Elementary School (KTEN)

The lockdown was requested by the Johnston County Sheriff's Office shortly before 9:30 a.m. 

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Former Oklahoma seismologist testifies in earthquake lawsuit

Oklahoma's former lead seismologist says he felt pressured by a University of Oklahoma official to not link the state's surge in earthquakes to oil and gas production.

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Winners, losers in Ardmore school bond vote

Ardmore voters failed to approve a bond issue to fund a new performing arts center for the school district.  (Ardmore City Schools) Ardmore voters failed to approve a bond issue to fund a new performing arts center for the school district. (Ardmore City Schools)

Voters approved a proposition for the school district to buy new buses, but rejected a funding plan for new buildings.

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People names Blake Shelton its Sexiest Man Alive 2017

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People magazine names country music superstar Blake Shelton its Sexiest Man Alive for 2017. More>>

Sessions denies lying on Russia, pleads hazy memory

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions returns to Capitol Hill this week amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and associates of President Donald Trump. More>>

Gunman targeted neighbors then continued rampage

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Authorities say three people have been killed in shootings at multiple locations in rural Northern California, and the shooter was killed by law enforcement after also wounding students at an elementary school. More>>

Grayson County names new fire marshal Video included

Andy Brazie was named as the new Grayson County fire marshal. (KTEN) Andy Brazie was named as the new Grayson County fire marshal. (KTEN)

"It's a big promotion... a big change... and it's going to be an educational time for me, too," said Andy Brazie.

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Colbert chief says Facebook photos were 'mistake' Video included

Colbert police Chief David Peterson said this Facebook post was a "mistake." (Facebook) Colbert police Chief David Peterson said this Facebook post was a "mistake." (Facebook)

"I should have conducted myself in a professional manner at all times," Colbert police Chief David Petersen said.

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Déjà vu: Madill store clerk robbed... again Video included

Madill police are looking for this suspect in a holdup at the Love's Country Store early Tuesday morning. (Surveillance photo) Madill police are looking for this suspect in a holdup at the Love's Country Store early Tuesday morning. (Surveillance photo)

Jessica Bartosch was behind the counter early Tuesday when an armed man demanded all the cash. She was also robbed on July 31.

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Police: Child stuck with meth syringe at Ardmore shop Video included

Police said the four-year-old boy was playing in the store when his mother heard him yell, and saw boxes falling.

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Trial set for ex-Tishomingo teacher charged with lewd acts Video included

Former Tishomingo teacher Shelley Jo Duncan arrives for a hearing on Tuesday. (KTEN) Former Tishomingo teacher Shelley Jo Duncan arrives for a hearing on Tuesday. (KTEN)

Shelley Jo Duncan, 49, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old student.

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Elderly pedestrian dies in Durant crash

A man was struck and killed outside the Choctaw Casino in Durant. (KTEN) A man was struck and killed outside the Choctaw Casino in Durant. (KTEN)

DURANT, Okla. -- An elderly pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Monday night outside the Choctaw Casino in Durant. Police said 84-year-old Bobby Burrow was visiting the casino with his wife when he wandered outside and into the southbound lanes of U.S. 75, where he was hit by a passing vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Family members said Burrow suffered from dementia. Police said the driver of the vehicle will not face charges.

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Oklahoma Legislature ponders cuts, cash raids to plug budget

Oklahoma's legislative leaders are unveiling bills to cut funding to most state agencies and use cash reserves to finish plugging a budget hole.

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Tom Bean postpones decision on Council vacancy Video included

The seat has been vacant since August, when Ben Vincent resigned following two traffic incidents.

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Oklahoma struggles with opioid crisis Video included

According to the Mental Health Services Administration, Oklahomans misused opioids more than the residents of any other state last year.

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Analysis says Senate bill would hike taxes for 13.8 million

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The chairman of the House's tax-writing committee is expressing confidence that his chamber won't go along with the Senate's proposal to eliminate the deduction for property taxes. More>>

Ardmore police mum on burning car probe

Two people were found dead in the charrred vehicle parked in a driveway on Anderson Street early Saturday morning. More>>

Sherman police ID motel fire victim

Fire broke out at the Executive Inn in Sherman. (Courtesy Teri Ridge) Fire broke out at the Executive Inn in Sherman. (Courtesy Teri Ridge)

Police said the victim was 63-year-old Lisa Cecile Buchanan of Sherman.

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Worker seriously hurt after touching Durant power line

A worker on a lift was injured after touching a live wire near Durant City Hall. (Courtesy Lisa Anthony) A worker on a lift was injured after touching a live wire near Durant City Hall. (Courtesy Lisa Anthony)

The Durant Fire Department said the worker was on a hydraulic lift that got too close to live wires that run behind City Hall.

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Austin College student dies in car wreck Video included

Patrick Johnson was killed in a car crash along Skaggs Road in Sherman. (KTEN) Patrick Johnson was killed in a car crash along Skaggs Road in Sherman. (KTEN)

Patrick "PJ" Johnson was a passenger in the car whose driver missed a curve and struck a tree off Skaggs Road in Sherman.

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Denison summer music series hinges on vote Video included

Your vote could bring Music on Main back to Denison in 2018. (KTEN) Your vote could bring Music on Main back to Denison in 2018. (KTEN)

Denison is asking music fans to log in and vote for a grant to bring free concerts back to the downtown district in 2018.

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You may now have high blood pressure

The high blood pressure threshold is changing. (Jen Rynda / CC BY 2.0) The high blood pressure threshold is changing. (Jen Rynda / CC BY 2.0)

The change adds 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which raises the risk for heart disease, stroke and other problems.

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Shots fired at windows of Oklahoma LGBTQ group

One glass panel was shattered and four others were damaged at the offices of Freedom Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.

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With Elliott out, Cowboys falter in 27-7 loss to Falcons

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The Dallas Cowboys knew it would be tough to get by without Ezekiel Elliott, but they missed Tyron Smith even more in ugly 27-7 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. More>>

Several hurt in Denton apartment floor collapse Video included

Victims scramble after an apartment floor collapsed at a Denton apartment.  (Courtesy Mickey Hicks) Victims scramble after an apartment floor collapsed at a Denton apartment. (Courtesy Mickey Hicks)

Denton police say the accident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at the complex that mainly house University of North Texas students.

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Ardmore neighbor 'sad' after bodies found in burning car Video included

Two bodies were found inside this charred car in an Ardmore driveway. (KTEN) Two bodies were found inside this charred car in an Ardmore driveway. (KTEN)

Police made the grim discovery early Saturday morning in the driveway of a home on Anderson Street.

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Sherman barber offers free haircuts for vets Video included

House of Fades offered free haircuts to veterans on Saturday. (KTEN) House of Fades offered free haircuts to veterans on Saturday. (KTEN)

"We just want to be able to give them the best that we can and just try to cater to their needs, at least one day out of the year," owner Carlos Diaz said.

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Trump pushes 'America first' during tough trade talk in Asia Video included

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President Donald Trump says the whole world is being lifted by America's economic renewal. More>>

Police: Man livestreamed pursuit near OKC Video included

The driver of a pickup truck led police through fields. (KFOR) The driver of a pickup truck led police through fields. (KFOR)

Police say a man who livestreamed a 2½-hour police chase in Oklahoma threatened to force police to kill him.

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KTEN's Texoma Scoreboard: Week 11

High school football scores for the week of November 10.

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Excitement surrounds Battle of the Ax

Lisanne Anderson reports on the buildup to the annual Sherman-Denison high school football matchup.

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Louis C.K.: 'These stories are true'

Louis C.K. (FX Networks LLC) Louis C.K. (FX Networks LLC)

"Now I'm aware of the extent of the impact of my actions," the star comedian said in a written statement addressing allegations of sexual misconduct.

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United Way is winner in text-based fundraiser Video included

Austin College students created an online donation contest for the United Way of Grayson County. (KTEN) Austin College students created an online donation contest for the United Way of Grayson County. (KTEN)

This smartphone fundraiser taps into the oldest football rivalry around: The Battle of the Ax.

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Military veterans honored in Ardmore Video included

Veterans Day ceremony at the Ardmore Veterans Center. (KTEN) Veterans Day ceremony at the Ardmore Veterans Center. (KTEN)

"We have received a debt that can never be repaid," said retired Air Force Capt. Robert Harris.

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Bigger than the Ax: Sherman's Walker Wedell Video included

Walker Wedell has been an important part of the Sherman Bearcats' 2017 season. (KTEN) Walker Wedell has been an important part of the Sherman Bearcats' 2017 season. (KTEN)

One of the Bearcats' most important players hasn't scored any touchdowns or sacked any quarterbacks this season.

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Pedestrian killed on Paris highway

Investigators said the 46-year-old victim was walking in the roadway in the 700 block of Southwest Loop 286 when she was hit by a pickup truck

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Hometown hero finds help after the trauma of war Video included

Colt Floyd says he doesn't consider himself to be a war hero. (KTEN) Colt Floyd says he doesn't consider himself to be a war hero. (KTEN)

"My biggest struggle was the drinking, and trying to suppress whatever was going on in my head," said Afghanistan veteran Colt Floyd.

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Sherman police seek armed holdup suspect Video included

Sherman police released this image of the suspect in an armed convenience store holdup. (Surveillance photo) Sherman police released this image of the suspect in an armed convenience store holdup. (Surveillance photo)

Investigators said a man pointed a semi-automatic pistol at the clerk and demanded cash.

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Cowboys' Elliott loses appeal; ineligible to play Sunday

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) carries the ball after taking a hand off from quarterback Dak Prescott (4) on November 5. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) carries the ball after taking a hand off from quarterback Dak Prescott (4) on November 5. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

The denial of the injunction makes Elliott ineligible to play in the Cowboys' game at Atlanta this Sunday.

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Thief targets mailbox at Van Alstyne post office Video included

A mailbox at the Van Alstyne post office was broken into last week. (KTEN) A mailbox at the Van Alstyne post office was broken into last week. (KTEN)

Ritchie Rodgers said he put his $685 car payment in that mailbox last Wednesday, hours before it was broken into.

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Denison man sentenced for assault on girlfriend Video included

Justin Grant was sentenced to 20 years in prison for aggravated assault. (Grayson County Jail) Justin Grant was sentenced to 20 years in prison for aggravated assault. (Grayson County Jail)

Justin Grant was accused of attacking his girlfriend with a knife after she was severely beaten.

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'To Protect and to Serve' gets new meaning in Madill Video included

Uniformed Madill police officers were the servers at Hobo Joe's. (KTEN) Uniformed Madill police officers were the servers at Hobo Joe's. (KTEN)

Madill police are serving pizza and cleaning tables Thursday so foster children can have a merry Christmas. 

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Woman dies in fire at Sherman motel Video included

Fire broke out at the Executive Inn in Sherman. (Courtesy Teri Ridge) Fire broke out at the Executive Inn in Sherman. (Courtesy Teri Ridge)

The fire broke out at the Executive Inn at 2015 Texoma Parkway.

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Settlement: Red River is Texas-Oklahoma border

Aerial view of the Red River. (Henry Quadling/CC BY-SA 3.0) Aerial view of the Red River. (Henry Quadling/CC BY-SA 3.0)

A federal judge on Wednesday approved the terms that settle a long-running dispute.

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Ball, game, airplane added to Toy Hall of Fame

The Wiffle Ball has been inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame. (The Wiffle Ball) The Wiffle Ball has been inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame. (The Wiffle Ball)

The Class of 2017 takes its place alongside more than 60 previous honorees, including the dollhouse, jump rope and Radio Flyer wagon.

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Durant police standoff ends without incident Video included

Police said they responded to a welfare check on Sunny Meadows Drive after a man threatened to kill himself while speaking to someone on the phone.

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Preview: Durant Veterans Day Parade

The crowd at a previous Veterans Day Parade in Durant. (KTEN) The crowd at a previous Veterans Day Parade in Durant. (KTEN)

Durant's annual Veterans Day Parade is this Saturday at 10 a.m. on Main Street. Click here for more information.

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Trump optimistic on trade, North Korea after China talks

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President Donald Trump will push China on trade and North Korea during a two-day visit in which he will alternately cajole, flatter and scold the rising Pacific power. More>>

Durant adopts kiosks to accept payments Video included

City bills can be paid without a service charge at three PaySite kiosks in Durant. (KTEN) City bills can be paid without a service charge at three PaySite kiosks in Durant. (KTEN)

The goal is to make it easier for citizens to pay their bills without having to travel to City Hall. 

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Oklahoma budget fix again falls short in House Video included

The full House voted 71-27 on Wednesday for the bill. A total of 76 votes were needed to pass a revenue-raising measure out of the House.

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Murder indictments for women accused in Sherman hotel murder Video included

Karalyn Cross (L) and Nikeya Grant were indicted on murder and robbery charges. (Grayson County) Karalyn Cross (L) and Nikeya Grant were indicted on murder and robbery charges. (Grayson County)

Karalyn Cross, 19,  and 24-year-old Nikeya Grant will face capital murder and aggravated robbery charges.

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Movie theater project scrubbed in Denison Video included

Plans to bring a Schulman's Movie Bowl Grille to Denison are now on the back burner. (Courtesy) Plans to bring a Schulman's Movie Bowl Grille to Denison are now on the back burner. (Courtesy)

"Our market simply cannot support more than one entertainment venue right now," said Denison City Manager Jud Rex.

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Guilty verdict for man who killed Antlers sisters

Shawn Jones was found guilty on two counts of second-degree murder.  (Pontotoc County photo) Shawn Jones was found guilty on two counts of second-degree murder. (Pontotoc County photo)

A Pontotoc County jury found 35-year-old Shawn Jones guilty on two counts of second-degree murder in connection with a September 2016 crash.

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Five-year plan to fix Oklahoma roads, bridges

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About $926 million in federal, state, local and tribal funds will go toward the County Improvement for Roads and Bridges project.

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Sherman, Howe, S&S school districts win bond elections Video included

In Pottsboro, voters rejected a two-part, $59 million bond proposal for school improvements.

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Police: Paris man hit two people with vehicle

Deshawn Alexander faces two assault charges in Paris. (Lamar County Jail) Deshawn Alexander faces two assault charges in Paris. (Lamar County Jail)

Deshawn Alexander was charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

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Texas church gunman once escaped from mental health center Video included

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The gunman who killed 26 people at a small town Texas church was able to buy weapons because the Air Force did not submit his criminal history to the FBI as required by military rules. More>>

Durant Council censures member for 'personal attacks' Video included

Oden Grube addresses the Durant City Council on Tuesday night. (KTEN) Oden Grube addresses the Durant City Council on Tuesday night. (KTEN)

"As far as I'm concerned, it's all a big joke," City Council member Oden Grube said.

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Ringling police search for City Hall vandal Video included

Surveillance video shows a man approaching Ringling City Hall with a brick in his hand. (Ringling PD) Surveillance video shows a man approaching Ringling City Hall with a brick in his hand. (Ringling PD)

Surveillance images show a man picking up a brick and hurling it at the front door of Ringling City Hall early Saturday morning.

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What's the deal with these ladybug look-alikes? Video included

The Asian lady beetle can be a nuisance, but it poses no danger. (KTEN) The Asian lady beetle can be a nuisance, but it poses no danger. (KTEN)

"They come in to your homes in the winter to seek shelter in your walls or your attics or your living areas," explained Michelle Lillie of Fannin County Master Gardeners.

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Temporary funding for Oklahoma mental health services Video included

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill to maintain critical funding for mental health services, but it falls far short of what's needed for a permanent fix.

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One dead, 2 injured in Bryan County crash Video included

All three occupants of the Jeep Grand Cherokee were ejected from the vehicle. (KTEN) All three occupants of the Jeep Grand Cherokee were ejected from the vehicle. (KTEN)

State troopers said a Jeep Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle was headed east toward Colbert when the driver apparently lost control.

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Davis police investigate church break-in Video included

Davis police are investigating a burglary at First Baptist Church. (KTEN) Davis police are investigating a burglary at First Baptist Church. (KTEN)

"This just reinforces our message from Sunday that our battle with evil is real," the church said in a Facebook post detailing the break-in.

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Deer season: Big bucks, big impact Video included

Deer season is big business in Texoma. (KTEN) Deer season is big business in Texoma. (KTEN)

"I just enjoy watchin' the sun come up... watchin' the woods come alive every morning," one hunter told us. "To me, it's more about the hunt than anything."

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Sherman ISD asks voters to pass $176 million bond

Sherman ISD will build a new high school if voters approve a bond proposal. (KTEN) Sherman ISD will build a new high school if voters approve a bond proposal. (KTEN)

If approved, it would pay for a new high school and district-wide technology upgrades.

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Sherman targets panhandlers... again Video included

A woman accepts money from a motorist at a Sherman intersection. (File/KTEN) A woman accepts money from a motorist at a Sherman intersection. (File/KTEN)

"There's too much going on, and it's a dangerous situation," said city spokesman Nate Strauch.

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Fatal crash slows I-35 traffic in Love County

Southbound traffic on I-35 was slowed near Thackerville after a fatal truck accident. (KTEN) Southbound traffic on I-35 was slowed near Thackerville after a fatal truck accident. (KTEN)

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety said the driver of a southbound box truck hauling nuts and bolts fell asleep at the wheel just before 4 a.m.

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Jackets for Jackets drive benefits Denison students

First Baptist Church and Ebby Halliday Realtors are teaming up with local merchants to collect cold weather gear for Denison Yellow Jackets students in need. Click here for full details about how you can help.

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Fire destroys Denison home Video included

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire in Denison. (KTEN) Firefighters at the scene of a house fire in Denison. (KTEN)

No one was hurt, but officials said the home in the 5800 block of Helen Drive is a total loss.

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McAlester restoring water outage, thousands affected

The mayor of McAlester says at least some water service has been restored to most of the approximately 28,000 city and rural customers who lost service, including the Oklahoma State Penitentiary. More>>

Texoma war hero honored by US Navy Video included

Master Chief Petty Officer Delbert Black (US Navy photo) Master Chief Petty Officer Delbert Black (US Navy photo)

The USS Delbert D. Black will be christened Saturday morning at a shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

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New Ardmore clinic offers evening hours Video included

Larissa Freeman visits Mercy Convenient Care in Ardmore. (KTEN) Larissa Freeman visits Mercy Convenient Care in Ardmore. (KTEN)

"It provides convenience," said Dr. Aaron Spells. "In a fast-paced life -- which everybody has -- everyone is busy and crunched for time."

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Elderly, disabled to lose Oklahoma ADvantage benefits Video included

A letter from the State of Oklahoma let Billy Walls know that he would be losing his ADvantage benefits at the end of November. (KTEN) A letter from the State of Oklahoma let Billy Walls know that he would be losing his ADvantage benefits at the end of November. (KTEN)

"It's just now soaking in," said Billy Walls. "I don't know what we are going to have to do."

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Truck crashes into Blake Shelton's Lake Texoma home Video included

Damage to Blake Shelton's home on Lake Texoma was boarded up after a pickup truck crashed into it. (KTEN) Damage to Blake Shelton's home on Lake Texoma was boarded up after a pickup truck crashed into it. (KTEN)

There's a truck sticking out of the front of my freakin' house!" country music star Blake Shelton told a national audience Friday morning.

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Two candidates emerge for Grayson DA post Video included

Britton Brooks (left) and Brett Smith are running for Grayson County District Attorney. (KTEN) Britton Brooks (left) and Brett Smith are running for Grayson County District Attorney. (KTEN)

Both Britton Brooks and Brett Smith cite their long experience working alongside outgoing District Attorney Joe Brown.

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Big rig pileup near Tushka leaves driver seriously hurt

Three 18-wheelers were involved in a fiery wreck near Tushka. (Courtesy Kristy Jackson) Three 18-wheelers were involved in a fiery wreck near Tushka. (Courtesy Kristy Jackson)

The cab of one truck caught fire and the driver was pinned in the wreckage for about 20 minutes, troopers said.

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Concussions: The dark side of Friday Night Lights

In Texas, nearly 164,000 student athletes play football. And in Oklahoma, that number totals more than 15,000. While we love the game, there are growing concerns over the health effects of concussions. Brendan Agans asked what doctors and coaches are doing to tackle the issue.

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Big GOP tax bill would cut rates _ but also popular breaks Video included

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House Republicans are set to unveil their sweeping tax overhaul Thursday, making major changes, yet looking to preserve current tax rules for retirement accounts popular with middle-class Americans and to keep a top tax rate for the wealthiest earners. More>>

Suspect walked off job hours before Colorado Walmart attack Video included

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Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night that forced customers to either hide in the store or frantically run for the doors. More>>

Unseasonably warm weather brings fire danger

High temperatures combined with a dry forecast are a recipe for fire. Here are some tips for staying safe. More>>

Halloween events in Texoma Video included

Monsters on Main is October 31 in downtown Denison. (KTEN/File) Monsters on Main is October 31 in downtown Denison. (KTEN/File)

Area cities and organizations are hosting events Tuesday night focusing on fun and safety.

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Cement truck flips near Sadler Video included

Troopers said the driver of this cement truck was going too fast when it flipped on its side. (KTEN) Troopers said the driver of this cement truck was going too fast when it flipped on its side. (KTEN)

Texas Department of Public Safety investigators said Joseph Hernandez, 31, was driving the Hope Concrete Company truck at an unsafe speed to negotiate the entrance ramp.

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Oklahoma health chief resigns over fiscal mismanagement

Terry Cline (Okla. State Dept. of Health) Terry Cline (Okla. State Dept. of Health)

The State Board of Health voted at an emergency meeting Monday to accept Terry Cline's resignation.

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Shadows of Shirley: A Denison mystery Video included

Elsie Russell, right, relates her ghost story at 2 Chicks Home and Market. (KTEN) Elsie Russell, right, relates her ghost story at 2 Chicks Home and Market. (KTEN)

It's Halloween. Here's a Grayson County ghost story.

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Miss Oklahoma offers tips for healthy living Video included

Miss Oklahoma Triana Browne offers inspiration to students in Bokchito. (KTEN) Miss Oklahoma Triana Browne offers inspiration to students in Bokchito. (KTEN)

"They are going through changes at this time, and they are starting to learn more and express themselves even more," Triana Browne said.

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Sherman fire station to get new address Video included

An architectural drawing of the new Fire Station No. 4. in Sherman. (KTEN) An architectural drawing of the new Fire Station No. 4. in Sherman. (KTEN)

"We've kind of have searched and searched and searched to try to find that perfect spot that's going to provide for the most public safety," city spokesman Nate Strauch said.

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Johnston County business to reopen after fire Video included

Smoke rises from the charred Industrial Supply Solutions warehouse in Mill Creek. (KTEN) Smoke rises from the charred Industrial Supply Solutions warehouse in Mill Creek. (KTEN)

The Industrial Supply Solutions facility in Mill Creek was said to be a total loss. 

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New school is part of Pottsboro ISD bond proposal Video included

Pottsboro Elementary School (KTEN) Pottsboro Elementary School (KTEN)

The proposal includes a new elementary school, district-wide technology upgrades, and a multi-purpose activities building.

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Oklahoma House sends spending bills to Senate

The House passed four measures Monday that would appropriate funds from the general revenue and constitutional Rainy Day Reserve funds.

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Texas attorney general won't face charges in bribery probe

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (Photo: Collin County) Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (Photo: Collin County)

Ken Paxton has received nearly $550,000 in donations for his legal expenses while contesting separate felony charges of misleading investors.

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Solemn ceremony honors Texoma Hero in Bonham Video included

Flags are placed at the grave of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Shank in Bonham. (KTEN) Flags are placed at the grave of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Shank in Bonham. (KTEN)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Allen Shank died in 2006 while serving in Afghanistan. He was 31 years old.

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Storage building burns in Ardmore Video included

A former school district building burned in Ardmore. (KTEN) A former school district building burned in Ardmore. (KTEN)

What used to be the Ardmore City Schools shop building caught on fire early Friday morning.

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Get a seat on a historic aircraft in Ada Video included

One of the only remaining Ford Trimotor aircraft still airworthy will offered rides to passengers in Ada. (KTEN) One of the only remaining Ford Trimotor aircraft still airworthy will offered rides to passengers in Ada. (KTEN)

John Hartke will be piloting one of the last surviving airworthy Ford Trimotors this weekend at Ada Regional Airport.

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More women accuse George H.W. Bush of groping

Former President George H.W. Bush (AJ Guel/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0) Former President George H.W. Bush (AJ Guel/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0)

The former president's office says the 93-year-old Bush has "patted women's rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner."

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Women lost months at sea credit dogs for keeping spirits up Video included

Sailors from the USS Ashland approach a sailboat with two Honolulu women and their dogs aboard. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy via AP) Sailors from the USS Ashland approach a sailboat with two Honolulu women and their dogs aboard. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy via AP)

In a phone call with news media, Jennifer Appel said they had sent a distress signal for 98 days with no response.

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Oklahoma moms appeal: Fix the budget gap Video included

Conner McDougall's mom is appealing to the Oklahoma Legislature to maintain the programs he needs to survive. (KTEN) Conner McDougall's mom is appealing to the Oklahoma Legislature to maintain the programs he needs to survive. (KTEN)

"I'm very frustrated and I'm very disappointed in our legislature," said Sonya McDougall Hunter, whose son Conner suffered a severe spinal cord injury in 2006.

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Speaking out to end cyber trafficking Video included

You can't tell by her smile, but Stephanie Henry-Ricchi is a survivor. "Everybody is vulnerable, and nobody is vulnerable if we stick together," she said.

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Ardmore charter school backers fail again Video included

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Almost two months after their proposal for a new charter school was rejected, Ardmore Community Academy tried -- and failed -- again.

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Faulty smoker blamed for Tishomingo restaurant fire Video included

Flames were shooting from the back of the Rockin Rib restaurant when Tishomingo firefighters arrived. (Courtesy Jasper Deaton) Flames were shooting from the back of the Rockin Rib restaurant when Tishomingo firefighters arrived. (Courtesy Jasper Deaton)

Flames were shooting from the back of the Rockin Rib restaurant on East Main Street when firefighters arrived Wednesday night.

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Trump declares opioid emergency Video included

First lady Melania Trump speaks before the president's address on the opioid crisis. (CNN) First lady Melania Trump speaks before the president's address on the opioid crisis. (CNN)

In ringing and personal terms, President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to "overcome addiction in America."

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