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The City of Durant closed its swimming pool due to the ongoing Excessive Heat Warning. (KTEN) The City of Durant closed its swimming pool due to the ongoing Excessive Heat Warning. (KTEN)

Heat wave is too much for Durant City Pool Video included

A cooling dip was not an option for Durant swimmers as the mercury climbed into the triple-digits.

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Grayson County rancher dealing with heat, drought Video included

The heat and drought are taking a toll on Ben Wible's crops. (KTEN) The heat and drought are taking a toll on Ben Wible's crops. (KTEN)

"The soil is so dry deep down, you could put the seed there but no seed will sprout right now," said rancher and farmer Ben Wible.

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Branson mourns for victims of duck boat tragedy Video included

Photo shows a tourist boat moments before it capsized in Table Rock Lake, Missouri, on July 19, 2018. (NBC News) Photo shows a tourist boat moments before it capsized in Table Rock Lake, Missouri, on July 19, 2018. (NBC News)

Investigators blamed stormy weather for the accident Thursday evening on Table Rock Lake.

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No letup in Ardmore's economic boom Video included

Ardmore residents will soon have new fast food options. (KTEN) Ardmore residents will soon have new fast food options. (KTEN)

"Sometimes when you have success, it breeds more success," said Assistant City Manager Kevin Boatright.

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Denison cop enjoys learning on the beat Video included

Denison police Officer Donald Hash chats with a woman on his beat. (KTEN) Denison police Officer Donald Hash chats with a woman on his beat. (KTEN)

"I like speaking with people and getting to know them," Officer Donald Hash said. 

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Shopping mall celebrates Ardmore's birthday Video included

The Shops at Ardmore will celebrate the city's birthday on July 21, 2018. (KTEN) The Shops at Ardmore will celebrate the city's birthday on July 21, 2018. (KTEN)

Saturday's event will include vendors, indoor sidewalk sales, and bounce houses and face painting for the kids.

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Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

President Trump and attorney Michael Cohen. (Department of Defense/CNN/Pixabay) President Trump and attorney Michael Cohen. (Department of Defense/CNN/Pixabay)

The president's current personal lawyer confirmed the conversation and said it showed Trump did nothing wrong.

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Pets, kids especially vulnerable in hot cars Video included

Ada firefighters warn against leaving pets or children in a hot car, even for a brief period. (KTEN) Ada firefighters warn against leaving pets or children in a hot car, even for a brief period. (KTEN)

A matter of minutes inside a hot vehicle amounts to a death warrant for children or pets.

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Driver killed in wreck near Ada

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety said 36-year-old John Provence was headed west on County Road 1600 when the Chevrolet pickup ran off the pavement and rolled.

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Ardmore plans a recreation celebration Video included

Ardmore's recreation celebration will take place on Saturday, July 21, 2018. (KTEN) Ardmore's recreation celebration will take place on Saturday, July 21, 2018. (KTEN)

The Ardmore Parks and Rec Department is throwing its annual Recreation Celebration at the Community Water Park on Saturday. 

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Grayson County declares wildfire emergency Video included

Wildfires swept across western Oklahoma in April, 2018. (Lacie Page Cole via NBC News) Wildfires swept across western Oklahoma in April, 2018. (Lacie Page Cole via NBC News)

Grayson County declared a "state of disaster" Friday morning due to the "imminent threat" of large wildfires.

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Denison firefighters distribute free fans Video included

Walmart donated fans to the Denison Fire Department. (KTEN) Walmart donated fans to the Denison Fire Department. (KTEN)

With triple-digit temperatures in place, Denison residents without a way to cool off have a new option.

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Overturned truck blocks US 377 in Marshall County

An overturned 18-wheeler blocked U.S. 377 just north of the Willis bridge on July 19, 2018. (KTEN) An overturned 18-wheeler blocked U.S. 377 just north of the Willis bridge on July 19, 2018. (KTEN)

U.S. 377 was shut down for almost four hours Thursday afternoon after an 18-wheeler overturned on the highway.

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Child protection agency planning Sherman expansion Video included

Sherman approved rezoning this vacant lot for use by Texas DFPS. (KTEN) Sherman approved rezoning this vacant lot for use by Texas DFPS. (KTEN)

"As the population increases, then also the caseload that they're going to take on is going to increase," said Sherman City Council member Shawn Teamann.

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Power companies on alert as heat drives demand Video included

Repairing power lines in triple-digit heat. (KTEN) Repairing power lines in triple-digit heat. (KTEN)

Triple-digit temperatures created a crushing demand for electricity across Texoma.

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Excessive Heat Warning for all of Texoma Video included

The high temperature alert runs through Sunday, with peak readings of up to 108 degrees.

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Public meetings planned on Oklahoma marijuana rules

A group of 13 Oklahoma legislators will work on regulations for the state's new medical marijuana industry.

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Three questioned after gunfire at Fort Worth bank

Three bank employees were wounded by gunfire at Veritex Community Bank in Fort Worth on July 19, 2018. (KXAS) Three bank employees were wounded by gunfire at Veritex Community Bank in Fort Worth on July 19, 2018. (KXAS)

Three employees of Veritex Community Bank were injured during an attempted robbery on Thursday morning.

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Denison murder suspect pleads guilty Video included

Manuel Miguel Wise pleaded guilty to killing a man at a Denison apartment complex in December, 2017. (KTEN) Manuel Miguel Wise pleaded guilty to killing a man at a Denison apartment complex in December, 2017. (KTEN)

Manuel Wise accepted a plea deal which will have him spend up to 34 years in prison for killing a man last December.

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Teen found starving, living in Oklahoma barn

Authorities say the malnourished 15-year-old Oklahoma boy survived by eating sticks, leaves and grass.

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High-speed chase ends on Red River bridge Video included

Sarah McCullough was arrested after a scuffle with deputies on the Willis Bridge. (KTEN/Marshall County Sheriff) Sarah McCullough was arrested after a scuffle with deputies on the Willis Bridge. (KTEN/Marshall County Sheriff)

The pursuit began when a vehicle reported stolen in Grayson County, Texas, was spotted in Kingston, Oklahoma.

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Heat, medication can be dangerous combo Video included

"We're very concerned about this problem," said Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center emergency room physician Dr. James Frame.

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Lake Texoma beauty pageant makes a comeback Video included

Pam Daniel has been Miss Lake Texoma since 1966. (KTEN) Pam Daniel has been Miss Lake Texoma since 1966. (KTEN)

"I've kidded around how it's going to be hard to let that sash go," said Pam Daniel. "They shouldn't have waited 52 years to have another contest."

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Keep your cool in the Texoma heat Video included

This little girl stays cool at a Grayson County splash park. (KTEN) This little girl stays cool at a Grayson County splash park. (KTEN)

"It is brutal," said Sherman resident Sarah Nelson. "It's really hard to stay nice and cool."

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Historic Sherman building set for new life as event center Video included

There are plans to turn a historic building at 124 North Walnut Street in Sherman into an event center. (KTEN) There are plans to turn a historic building at 124 North Walnut Street in Sherman into an event center. (KTEN)

The 28,500 square foot structure at 124 North Walnut Street dates to the turn of the 20th century.

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Attorney general: Oklahoma board went too far with pot rules

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter (File/KFOR) Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter (File/KFOR)

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Board of Health overstepped its authority with several of the emergency rules it adopted last week for medical marijuana.

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Former Oklahoma prison chaplain arrested on rape complaint

Don Dickerson had been chaplain at a prison in Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma City Jail) Don Dickerson had been chaplain at a prison in Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma City Jail)

Chaplain Don Dickerson resigned Tuesday after his arrest last week.

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Elite marching band travels to Ardmore Video included

The Austin-based Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps rehearsed at Ardmore's Noble Stadium on July 17, 2018. (KTEN) The Austin-based Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps rehearsed at Ardmore's Noble Stadium on July 17, 2018. (KTEN)

The Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps of Austin, Texas, rehearsed for a world championship bid at Noble Stadium on Tuesday.

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Ardmore organization fills critical medical need Video included

MEAP offers wheelchairs and other medical equipment without charge. (KTEN) MEAP offers wheelchairs and other medical equipment without charge. (KTEN)

Not everyone can afford to purchase a wheelchair, walker or crutches when an emergency arises.

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Students join teachers at Durant conference Video included

Students were invited to participate at a teacher's conference at Durant High School on July 17, 2018. (KTEN) Students were invited to participate at a teacher's conference at Durant High School on July 17, 2018. (KTEN)

"Personal relationships are so important because without them ... it's just a person who's giving you your assignments and grading them," said Durant High student Isaiah Wright.

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Suspect sought in Sherman business burglaries Video included

Sherman police said the man in these surveillance photos could be responsible for as many as 10 business burglaries. (Sherman PD) Sherman police said the man in these surveillance photos could be responsible for as many as 10 business burglaries. (Sherman PD)

Investigators believe the same man seen in surveillance photos is responsible for a series of break-ins.

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Green facelift in downtown Sherman Video included

Volunteers with the Service Academy for Youth are planting trees in downtown Sherman. (KTEN) Volunteers with the Service Academy for Youth are planting trees in downtown Sherman. (KTEN)

Volunteers with the Service Academy for Youth replanted trees and shrubs along city streets on Tuesday.

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Health agency's ex-lawyer charged over threats

Julie Ezell, right, speaks at a meeting of the Oklahoma State Board of Health about medical marijuana rules on July 10, 2018. (Courtesy OSDH) Julie Ezell, right, speaks at a meeting of the Oklahoma State Board of Health about medical marijuana rules on July 10, 2018. (Courtesy OSDH)

Investigators allege that Julia Ezell sent threatening messages to herself, then reported that to authorities.

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Texoma senators react to Trump-Putin summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a soccer ball to U.S. President Donald Trump, left, during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a soccer ball to U.S. President Donald Trump, left, during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Sen. James Lankford offered more pointed criticism of President Trump than his colleague Jim Inhofe.

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Grayson County NFL star inspires students back home Video included

Los Angeles Rams linebacker Justin Lawler shared his experience with students at Howe High School. (KTEN) Los Angeles Rams linebacker Justin Lawler shared his experience with students at Howe High School. (KTEN)

Justin Lawler hasn't always been in the big leagues. He started out as a football player in the small Texoma town of Pottsboro, Texas. 

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Volunteers change lives in Denison Video included

Service Academy for Youth volunteers remove tree debris from Jack Manning's Denison home. (KTEN) Service Academy for Youth volunteers remove tree debris from Jack Manning's Denison home. (KTEN)

Monday was a special day for Jack Manning. He was on the receiving end of a home renovation.

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Boy and mom with Texoma ties missing since May

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office issued an alert for Shaw Severs, left. He was last seen with his mother on May 18, 2018. (Grayson County) The Grayson County Sheriff's Office issued an alert for Shaw Severs, left. He was last seen with his mother on May 18, 2018. (Grayson County)

The Grayson County District Attorney's office asking for your help in locating five-year-old Shaw Seevers of Ranger, Texas. 

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Keeping cool in Ardmore as summer heat intensifies Video included

The Ardmore Public Library is a designated cool zone. (KTEN) The Ardmore Public Library is a designated cool zone. (KTEN)

Cool zones across the city offer relief for residents having difficulty coping with triple-digit temperatures.

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Smoother ride ahead in Lone Grove Video included

Myall Road is about to be a smoother drive for Lone Grove motorists. (KTEN) Myall Road is about to be a smoother drive for Lone Grove motorists. (KTEN)

Myall Road and Cheek Road are getting upgrades over the next few weeks.

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Oklahoma AG assembles team of lawyers over marijuana rules

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Attorney General Mike Hunter announced his intentions in a letter sent Monday to the Oklahoma Department of Health's Interim Commissioner.

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Oklahoma official wants to ban single-use plastic bags

A municipal official in central Oklahoma is exploring ways to limit single-use plastic bags, similar to proposals in other parts of the U.S., to combat a leading source of litter and pollution.

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Suspect sought in Hugo shooting incident Video included

Tarsey King is a person of interest in a shooting at a Hugo residence on July 12, 2018. (KTEN) Tarsey King is a person of interest in a shooting at a Hugo residence on July 12, 2018. (KTEN)

The Choctaw County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert for Tarsey King after gunfire in Hugo.

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New 'uniforms' for Ardmore police K-9s Video included

Ardmore police K-9 Ragnar is sporting a new vest. (KTEN) Ardmore police K-9 Ragnar is sporting a new vest. (KTEN)

Smart new vests will be visually useful for Ardmore's three police dogs, but they have a practical value as well.

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Women will get defense tips at Ardmore seminar Video included

Tribal Jiu-Jitsu in Ardmore will host a women's self-defense seminar. (KTEN) Tribal Jiu-Jitsu in Ardmore will host a women's self-defense seminar. (KTEN)

Chiropractor Lee Grant's love for Jiu-Jitsu inspired an event to help women defend themselves.

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Fatal McCurtain County crash leads to manslaughter charges

Henry Lieberman faces two counts of manslaughter in connection with a crash in McCurtain County on April 20, 2018. (McCurtain County/MGN) Henry Lieberman faces two counts of manslaughter in connection with a crash in McCurtain County on April 20, 2018. (McCurtain County/MGN)

Investigators allege that Henry Joseph Lieberman, 26, was speeding and drunk when his Chevy pickup truck crashed into a Toyota minivan on April 20.

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Indictment accuses Moscow of US election meddling

The indictment is the clearest allegation yet of Russian efforts to meddle in American politics. 

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Marijuana proponents file lawsuits over strict new rules

Earlier this week, state officials banned the sale of smokable marijuana and required dispensaries to have pharmacists on staff.

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Officials identify victims of Roosevelt Bridge crash

A fiery crash shut down the Roosevelt Bridge over Lake Texoma on June 21, 2018. (Courtesy Rylee Dailey) A fiery crash shut down the Roosevelt Bridge over Lake Texoma on June 21, 2018. (Courtesy Rylee Dailey)

The information was released more than two weeks after a fiery crash that forced the shutdown of Roosevelt Memorial Bridge over Lake Texoma.

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Authorities: 4-year-old boy drowns in Lake Eufaula

Lake Eufaula (File/US Army Corps of Engineers) Lake Eufaula (File/US Army Corps of Engineers)

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the child's body was found against the shoreline Thursday during a search.

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Man sentenced for crash that killed his son

The Grayson County District Attorney said 36-year-old Kristoffer Craft was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison.

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Sherman hospital offers emergency training Video included

A training session for emergency medical personnel at Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center in Sherman. (KTEN) A training session for emergency medical personnel at Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center in Sherman. (KTEN)

Once a month, Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center hosts classes for all medical personnel to provide the education needed to pass certification tests. 

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Bigger paychecks coming for Ada teachers Video included

Teachers at Ada schools are getting a big pay bump. (KTEN) Teachers at Ada schools are getting a big pay bump. (KTEN)

On top of the $6,000 hike approved by the state earlier this year, Ada City Schools will be giving their educators an extra $1,500 on average.

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Assault charges filed in Ardmore shooting Video included

Jerry Sanderson faces assault charges after a July 2, 2018, shooting in Ardmore. (KTEN) Jerry Sanderson faces assault charges after a July 2, 2018, shooting in Ardmore. (KTEN)

Jerry Shane Sanderson, 34, reportedly shot at his alleged victim twice.

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FBI agent defiantly rejects bias charges at chaotic hearing

FBI agent Peter Strzok testifies before a House committee on July 12, 2018. (U.S. House) FBI agent Peter Strzok testifies before a House committee on July 12, 2018. (U.S. House)

Peter Strzok testified publicly for the first time since being removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team.

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Runway re-do boosts North Texas Regional Airport Video included

A revamped runway at North Texas Regional Airport will pay for itself, officials said. (KTEN) A revamped runway at North Texas Regional Airport will pay for itself, officials said. (KTEN)

"For the first time since 1971, we now have two runways in operation," Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said. 

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Pottsboro teen faces charges in Denison drive-by shooting

Dillon Jeffers was arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Denison on June 30, 2018. (Grayson County Jail) Dillon Jeffers was arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Denison on June 30, 2018. (Grayson County Jail)

The suspect was named as 17-year-old Dillon Zachary Jeffers.

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Positive attitude boosts Texoma woman with rare diseases

Sue Kibby of Sherman suffers from two rare diseases. (KTEN) Sue Kibby of Sherman suffers from two rare diseases. (KTEN)

Sue Kibby takes time from her suffering to make things that help others to deal with the same medical issues.

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O'Rourke's latest fundraising haul more than doubles Cruz's

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke. (KTEN) Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke. (KTEN)

A onetime punk rocker, Beto O'Rourke has repeatedly outraised Ted Cruz since announcing his Senate bid in March 2017.

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Act quickly if you see bagworms in trees Video included

Bagworms create silk bags filled with tiny caterpillars. (KTEN) Bagworms create silk bags filled with tiny caterpillars. (KTEN)

Cooke County AgriLife Extension agent Marty Morgan said bagworms find a leaf on pecan or evergreen trees and lay their eggs.

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Oklahoma governor OKs medical marijuana rules

The action paves the way for the legal use of medical marijuana in Oklahoma.

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Credit card thieves target Marshall County gas stations Video included

Motorists are advised to be sure that security seals are intact on gasoline pumps. (kten) Motorists are advised to be sure that security seals are intact on gasoline pumps. (kten)

Crooks are using electronic devices called "skimmers" to steal credit card information from unwitting motorists.

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Sherman police make arrest in cinema assault

Bryan Morrison was arrested in connection with a stabbing at the Sherman Cinemark theater on July 6, 2018. (KTEN) Bryan Morrison was arrested in connection with a stabbing at the Sherman Cinemark theater on July 6, 2018. (KTEN)

Bryan Michael Morrison is accused of attacking Terry Honoré over a seating dispute at the Sherman Cinemark on July 6.

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Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds Video included

One of the young Thai soccer players offers a prayerful greeting to hospital onlookers. (PRD via CNN) One of the young Thai soccer players offers a prayerful greeting to hospital onlookers. (PRD via CNN)

"Everyone is strong in mind and heart," said the hospital director at a news conference of officials involved in the high-risk cave rescue effort.

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Grant boosts Grayson County deputies

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office is getting a boost from the private sector. (KTEN) The Grayson County Sheriff's Office is getting a boost from the private sector. (KTEN)

A $15,609 donation from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation goes toward buying needed equipment.

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Health panel OKs medical marijuana, but no smoking Video included

Medical marijuana dispensaries will not be permitted to sell products that can be smoked. (Pixabay) Medical marijuana dispensaries will not be permitted to sell products that can be smoked. (Pixabay)

The Oklahoma Board of Health said the state won't allow the sale of smokable cannabis, and that dispensaries must have a pharmacist on staff.

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Sherman-area music festival to honor Buck Owens Video included

A 1977 publicity photo of Buck Owens. A 1977 publicity photo of Buck Owens.

Former Sherman City Council member Kevin Couch said he's talking with officials to secure the North Texas Regional Airport as a venue.

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