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Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada 41, Tecumseh 27 Adair 44, Dewey 20 Alex 58, Cyril 30 Altus 48, Capitol Hill 6 Alva 50, Newkirk 14 Antlers 61, Wilburton 14 ...

Oklahoma governor calls special session for redistricting

Sep. 24, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Friday called a special session of the Legislature to address redistricting of the state's federal and state legislative districts. Stitt said the session will begin Nov. 15 to draw new district maps for for all 101...

Oklahoma higher education regents announce new chancellor

Sep. 24, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The president of Emporia State University in Kansas was chosen Friday as the next chancellor of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Allison Garrett, the first woman selected as chancellor, will succeed Glen Johnson, who is retiring Nov....

Oklahoma coronavirus numbers, hospitalizations decline

Sep. 24, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of new coronavirus cases, the seven-day average of new cases and hospitalizations each declined Friday in Oklahoma, according to the state Department of Health. There were 1,230 new virus cases reported and a seven-day average of 1,760...

Oklahoma man took beer during Capitol riot, pleads guilty

Sep. 24, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who took part in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and took a beer from a refrigerator in the building pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. Andrew Craig Ericson, 24, of Muskogee pleaded guilty to parading, demonstrating or...

Foundations offer cities help convincing workers to relocate

Sep. 24, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

A year ago, Robin Bruce never thought she would be living in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and liking it. That was before she took advantage of a program, largely financed by the Walton Family Foundation, that is offering $10,000 incentives to entice new residents to the Ozarks region. ...

Growing pains frustrate No. 10 Ohio St as Akron visits next

Sep. 23, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 10 Ohio State isn't exactly in freefall but a program accustomed to reloading with game-ready stars is experiencing some growing pains. The discombobulated Buckeyes (2-1, 1-0 Big Ten) dropped to their lowest poll ranking in nearly three years...

No. 25 Kansas State faces Oklahoma State in Big 12 opener

Sep. 23, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

No. 25 Kansas State (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) at Oklahoma State (3-0, 0-0), Saturday at 7:00 p.m. EDT (Big 12 Now on ESPN+) Line: Oklahoma State by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook Series record: Oklahoma State 41-26. WHAT’S AT...

No. 25 K-State visits Oklahoma State, each seeking 4-0 start

Sep. 23, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — No. 25 Kansas State and Oklahoma State open Big 12 play against each other Saturday after putting together 3-0 nonconference records while dealing with several key injuries. Kansas State will still be without starting quarterback Skylar...

Oklahoma COVID-19 deaths top 10,000; ICU patients increase

Sep. 23, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 10,000 Oklahomans have now died from COVID-19 and the number of ICU patients statewide has grown, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics reported 10,025 deaths...