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For the second year, KTEN is teaming up with NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo for Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive.

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Meet Sissy: A shelter success story Video included

Sissy's family calls her a wonder dog. (KTEN) Sissy's family calls her a wonder dog. (KTEN)

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but at age 8, Sissy still has a lot of tricks up her sleeve. 

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Threat investigation continues at school for deaf Video included

The Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur. (KTEN) The Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur. (KTEN)

The Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur remained on lockdown Friday.

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Carter County couple facing child abuse charges

Douglas Hart Jr. and Elizabeth Hart. (Carter County Sheriff) Douglas Hart Jr. and Elizabeth Hart. (Carter County Sheriff)

Douglas Hart Jr., 33, Is charged with child abuse; Elizabeth Hart is charged with enabling.

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Denison ISD using tech for mental health assist

Students at Denison schools can use technology to share concerns. (KTEN) Students at Denison schools can use technology to share concerns. (KTEN)

"We can help them get the behavioral mental health that that the student needs in a confidential setting, without the stigma of going to a facility," special education director Lori May said.

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Air Force pilot ejects as jet trainer crashes in Oklahoma

An Air Force T-38 Talon similar to the one that crashed in western Oklahoma on August 17, 2018.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Natasha Stannard) An Air Force T-38 Talon similar to the one that crashed in western Oklahoma on August 17, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Natasha Stannard)

Air Force officials say the twin-jet T-38 Talon from Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma, crashed about 1:45 p.m. Friday.

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Police still seeking motive in Oklahoma school stabbing

A student who was stabbed at Luther High School is moved to a medical evacuation helicopter on August 16, 2018. (KTEN) A student who was stabbed at Luther High School is moved to a medical evacuation helicopter on August 16, 2018. (KTEN)

Luther Police Chief David Randall said Friday that a trend has emerged from interviews that could lead to a motive.

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Drive for medical pot in Oklahoma Constitution comes up shy

The state Supreme Court will officially determine whether the signatures are sufficient.

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1 killed, 3 hurt in North Texas plane crash

At least one person was killed when their small plane crashed in Wise County, Texas, on August 16, 2018. (KXAS) At least one person was killed when their small plane crashed in Wise County, Texas, on August 16, 2018. (KXAS)

The pilot was killed outright, while an adult male passenger and a child were airlifted to Fort Worth hospitals with severe injuries.

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Sulphur deaf school closes after threats Video included

The Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur was closed after threats on August 16, 2018. (KTEN) The Oklahoma School for the Deaf in Sulphur was closed after threats on August 16, 2018. (KTEN)

The Oklahoma School for the Deaf said the threats demanded that an employee be fired within 48 hours.

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Sheriff: Student airlifted after stabbing at Oklahoma school Video included

A student who was stabbed at Luther High School is moved to a medical evacuation helicopter on August 16, 2018. (KFOR via CNN) A student who was stabbed at Luther High School is moved to a medical evacuation helicopter on August 16, 2018. (KFOR via CNN)

Deputies were called to Luther High School in the small town of Luther following the reported stabbing Thursday morning.

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Crickets are swarming in Texoma Video included

Biologists tell us this is the normal time of year when you'll hear more chirping than usual, but this season there are bigger cricket numbers than in the past.

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Ardmore officials consider marijuana rules Video included

Ardmore officials meet to discuss a proposed marijuana ordinance on August 16, 2018. (KTEN) Ardmore officials meet to discuss a proposed marijuana ordinance on August 16, 2018. (KTEN)

Ardmore city officials met on Thursday to review the city's upcoming ordinance on medical marijuana.

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Sherman hospital gets cardiac care boost Video included

Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center in Sherman. (KTEN) Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center in Sherman. (KTEN)

Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center announced a collaboration with Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital in Plano.

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

Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday.

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

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

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Choctaw Nation launches drone development program Video included

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

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

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Ardmore center hosts back-to-school event Video included

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

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

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Whitewright ISD begins school year with police force Video included

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

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

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Carter County 911 upgrade means faster response Video included

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

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

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Heavy rains damage roads, lead to rescues in Oklahoma

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

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

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Texoma model aircraft pilot heads to world championship Video included

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

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

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More security and technology as Sherman students return

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

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

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Achille schools reopen after transgender threats Video included

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

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

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Explosion, fire at Pottsboro garage Video included

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

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

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Staffing still an issue after Oklahoma teacher pay hike Video included

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

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

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Superintendent has big plans for Ada schools

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

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

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Grayson Commissioners OK rifle donation

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

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

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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26 Video included

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

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

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Highway upgrade plan irks Calera businesses Video included

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

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

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Roof leaks at Tishomingo business Video included

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

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

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Achille transgender student subject to online scorn Video included

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

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

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Police ask motorists to be alert as school resumes Video included

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

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School year starts Tuesday in Ada Video included

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

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

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Two dead in head-on crash near Sherman Video included

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

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

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Ardmore hospital to offer nursing courses

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

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

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Education pays for Sherman police candidates

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

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Search continues for missing Hughes County senior

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

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

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Coppell mail processing plant resumes operations

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

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

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Is your mailbox empty? Here's why

(USPS photo) (USPS photo)

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

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At least 27 rescued after flash flood hits West Texas park

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

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

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

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

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Sales tax holiday underway in Texas Video included

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

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

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Marshall County firefighters appeal for donations

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

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

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Golf tournament funds Ardmore playground upgrade

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

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

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Sherman robbery suspect sentenced for probation violation

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

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

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McDonald's restaurant is closing in Denison

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

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

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Social media helps teachers stock classrooms Video included

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

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

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Suspect in custody in Ardmore double murder case Video included

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

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

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    (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...
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