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Wildfire grows into 2nd-largest in Texas history and briefly shuts down nuclear weapons facility

Feb. 28, 2024 11:58 AM EST

A fast-moving wildfire burning through the Texas Panhandle grew into the second-largest blaze in state history Wednesday, forcing evacuations and triggering power outages as firefighters struggled to contain the widening flames. The sprawling blaze was part of a cluster of fires that...

Soares leads Oklahoma against No. 8 Iowa State after 20-point outing

Feb. 28, 2024 03:55 AM EST

Oklahoma Sooners (19-8, 7-7 Big 12) at Iowa State Cyclones (21-6, 10-4 Big 12) Ames, Iowa; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cyclones -9.5; over/under is 137 BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma takes on the No. 8 Iowa State Cyclones after Rivaldo Soares...

Anna Gret Asi scores 22 with 6 assists, Oklahoma State women beat No. 24 West Virginia 68-61

Feb. 27, 2024 22:27 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Anna Gret Asi had 22 points and six assists, Quincy Noble scored 15 points and the Oklahoma State women beat No. 24 West Virginia 68-61 Tuesday night. Hannah Gusters added 15 points for Oklahoma State (14-14, 7-10 Big 12). Jayla Hemingway...

Man to plead guilty in 'killing spree' of eagles and other birds for feathers prized by tribes

Feb. 27, 2024 18:39 PM EST

A Washington state man accused of helping kill more than 3,000 birds — including eagles on a Montana Indian reservation — then illegally selling their carcasses and feathers intends to plead guilty to illegal wildlife trafficking and other criminal charges, court documents show. ...

Talor Gooch is getting louder. He invests in a Professional Bull Riders team in Oklahoma

Feb. 27, 2024 15:39 PM EST

Music was blaring, light beams danced around the arena and a large video board showed highlights of recent winners. This had the sound and feel of LIV Golf, except it was a little more dangerous and tougher to keep score. This was the Professional Bull Riders series, which 30 years...

Soares and Oklahoma host No. 8 Iowa State

Feb. 27, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Oklahoma Sooners (19-8, 7-7 Big 12) at Iowa State Cyclones (21-6, 10-4 Big 12) Ames, Iowa; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma visits the No. 8 Iowa State Cyclones after Rivaldo Soares scored 20 points in Oklahoma's 84-82 overtime victory over the Oklahoma...

Williams and Oklahoma State host UCF

Feb. 27, 2024 03:44 AM EST

UCF Knights (14-12, 5-9 Big 12) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (12-15, 4-10 Big 12) Stillwater, Oklahoma; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma State faces the UCF Knights after Quion Williams scored 21 points in Oklahoma State's 84-82 overtime loss to the Oklahoma...

Students walk out of Oklahoma high school where nonbinary student was beaten and later died

Feb. 26, 2024 16:59 PM EST

OWASSO, Okla. (AP) — More than a dozen students walked out of class Monday at an Oklahoma high school where a 16-year-old nonbinary student was beaten inside a restroom earlier this month and died the following day. Students and LGBTQ+ advocates held signs that read “You Are...

Oneok: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 26, 2024 16:52 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oneok Inc. (OKE) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $688 million. On a per-share basis, the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company said it had net income of $1.18. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average...

Vigils held nationwide for nonbinary Oklahoma teenager who died day after school bathroom fight

Feb. 26, 2024 07:19 AM EST

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Vigils took place across the nation for an Oklahoma teenager who died the day after a fight in a high school bathroom in which the nonbinary student said they were a target of bullying. Nex Benedict, a 16-year-old who identified as nonbinary and used they/them...