OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says many roads in the state remain slick and hazardous after winter storms hit the state. ODOT says crews were working yesterday to clear highways in northeastern, southeastern and central Oklahoma that are snow-packed and slick after storms that began Thursday dumped snow, ice and sleet on most of the state. Oklahoma Gas and Electric reported about 5,000 power outages in central and eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas on Saturday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A magnitude-4.5 earthquake recoded in central Oklahoma by the U.S. Geological Survey has been followed by two smaller earthquakes. The USGS says the magnitude-4.5 quake was recorded at 12:10 p.m. yesterday near Arcadia, about 14 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. Players at the Bedlam rivalry game at T. Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater told the Associated Press they didn't feel the quake Saturday afternoon.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Air National Guard says about 300 members of the 138th Fighter Wing have been welcomed home from a deployment to Afghanistan. The airmen held a ceremony Saturday morning at the Tulsa Air National Guard Base. During their deployment the airmen with the 138th provided close air support to NATO combat personnel.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Former Oklahoma House Speaker Rex Privett has died at age 89. Moore Funeral and Cremation says Privett died Thursday of natural causes. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday at McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church in Norman.
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