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Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw works 4 innings for Triple-A Oklahoma City in 2nd rehab start

Jul. 19, 2024 23:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw made a second rehab start in his bid to return from offseason left shoulder surgery, pitching four innings for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday night. The 36-year old three-time NL Cy Young Award winner allowed six...

After crash that killed 6 teens, NTSB chief says people underestimate marijuana's impact on drivers

Jul. 18, 2024 13:21 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A horrific crash that killed six high school girls in Oklahoma two years ago has the head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board urging parents to warn teenagers about the risk of driving after using marijuana. Chairwoman Jennifer Homendy made the appeal to...

Movie Review: A new generation drives into the storm in rousing ‘Twisters’

Jul. 17, 2024 13:29 PM EDT

We have a complex relationship with disaster movies. Just look at the discussion about a “ Twisters ” poster, which became a perfect encapsulation of our love-hate tendencies. In the promo for the film, in theaters Thursday, actors Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell and Anthony Ramos...

5-star potential: Oklahoma QB Jackson Arnold and Tennessee QB Nico Iamaleava are SEC wild cards

Jul. 16, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southeastern Conference quarterbacks fall into a few categories this year. There are the cover boys: Texas’ Quinn Ewers, Georgia’s Carson Beck and Alabama’s Jalen Milroe who are all featured on the deluxe version of the new EA Sports College Football video game....

A World War I veteran is first Tulsa Race Massacre victim identified from mass graves

Jul. 12, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A World War I veteran is the first person identified from graves filled with more than a hundred victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre that devastated the city’s Black community, the mayor said Friday. Using DNA from descendants of his brothers, the remains...

Oklahoma St RB Gordon won't miss games after arrest, Gundy has to clarify comments about decision

Jul. 09, 2024 21:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said Tuesday that NCAA rushing champion Ollie Gordon II will not miss any games because of his recent arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence, then later had to clarify what he meant when discussing his decision. Gundy...

Milk, eggs and now bullets for sale in handful of US grocery stores with ammo vending machines

Jul. 09, 2024 18:07 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A company has installed computerized vending machines to sell ammunition in grocery stores in Alabama, Oklahoma and Texas, allowing patrons to pick up bullets along with a gallon of milk. American Rounds said their machines use an identification scanner and...

Former US Sen. Jim Inhofe, defense hawk who called human-caused climate change a 'hoax,' dies at 89

Jul. 09, 2024 15:08 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Sen. Jim Inhofe, a conservative known for his strong support of defense spending and his denial that human activity is responsible for the bulk of climate change, has died. He was 89. Inhofe, a powerful fixture in Oklahoma politics for over six decades,...

Judge's order greatly expands where Biden can't enforce a new rule protecting LGBTQ+ students

Jul. 02, 2024 22:05 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Enforcement of a federal rule expanding anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ students has been blocked in four states and a patchwork of places elsewhere by a federal judge in Kansas. U.S. District Judge John Broomes suggested in his ruling Tuesday that...

Last known survivors of Tulsa Race Massacre challenge Oklahoma high court decision

Jul. 02, 2024 17:49 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys for the last two remaining survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday to reconsider the case they dismissed last month and called on the Biden administration to help the two women seek justice. Viola...