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State Results In The Runoff Election

KGOU Your NPR Source: State Senate District 8, in the Democratic runoff, Selina Jayne-Dornan defeated Gary Clason, 59.4% to 40.6%. State Representative District 88 in the Democratic runoff, Jason Dunnington defeated Paula Sophia,50.6% to 49.4%, by a difference of 22

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The Oklahoman endorsement: Patrice Douglas is our pick in 5th District race between two good candidates

The Oklahoman Editorial Board  CONSTITUENTS in Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District are losing an excellent representative in Republican James Lankford. After two terms in the House, Lankford has his sights set on the U.S. Senate. The House seat he will vacate

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The Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society has announced the 2014 class of the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame.

NEWSOK: The formal induction ceremony and banquet will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Jim Thorpe Museum/OklahomaSports Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. The honorees are: Jo Lynn Autry Digranes, of Cookson, Connors State College/Oklahoma City University. Sivaramakrishnan

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Inhofe, Fallin praise permanent restoration of surplus equipment programs

Inhofe, Fallin praise permanent restoration of surplus equipment programs Tulsa World: On July 2, the DOD announced that it would suspend the programs that allowed for the transfer of federal surplus equipment to state and local agencies because the equipment

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Survey shows entrepreneurial companies boost Oklahoma’s economy

NEWSOK: by Scott Meacham. Companies started by entrepreneurs bring money, jobs to Oklahoma’s economy. At the end of the first quarter of every year, we survey our clients to evaluate the effect of our services on Oklahoma’s economy. As a

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Four Oklahoma cities made the list of 50 Great Affordable College Towns in the U.S.

NEWSOK: Which Oklahoma cities made the list of great affordable college towns? The educational website Great Value Colleges has released its list of 50 Great Affordable College Towns based on cost-of-living index scores. Tulsa came in at No. 7. Three

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Affordable Housing Draws Middle Class to Inland Cities

The New York Times: OKLAHOMA CITY — Americans have never hesitated to pack up the U-Haul in search of the big time, a better job or just warmer weather. But these days, domestic migrants are increasingly driven by the quest

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