The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says it's seeing an increase in the number of vehicle collisions with animals.
Troopers have responded to several crashes throughout the state in recent days, and officials want to remind motorists of the dangers associated with driving this time of year.
Capt. George Brown says that with cooler temperatures settling in, there has been an increase in wildlife movement around state roadways. Brown says the patrol's goal is to remind motorists to use caution when driving, especially in rural areas.
A group representing Oklahoma educators is giving State Superintendent Janet Barresi an 'F' grade for her administration's handling of the new A-F report cards for public schools.
The Oklahoma Education Association held a press conference Friday to deliver the grade to the first-term Republican. OEA President Linda Hampton said the 35,000-member association has "no confidence" in the grades.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro, U.S. Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk, and Deputy Special Envoy Frank Lowenstein about Middle East peace negotiations before departing Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, en route to Geneva, Switzerland, on November 8, 2013.
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Four world powers are dispatching their top diplomats to Geneva on Friday to add their weight to negotiations aimed at putting initial limits on Iran's ability to make atomic weapons.
The meeting comes shortly after the 34th anniversary of the start of the Iran hostage crisis, and the end of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Islamic Republic.
Joshua Landis, the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, says the election of Hassan Rouhani earlier this year marks a crossroads as the moderate leader tries to promote understanding with the United States.
Meteorologists weren't holding back Friday after watching in amazement as Typhoon Haiyan roared over the Philippines with pounding rain and top sustained winds approaching 200 mph as it neared the coast.
The Oklahoma-based Citizen Potawatomi Nation has received more than $367,000 in funding to create a mentorship program using traditional culture teachings to try to combat peer pressure, bullying and other negative behaviors.
The Shawnee-based tribe announced this week that the Administration for Native Americans provided the funding for the program.
The two-year grant will go toward developing three forms of curriculum focusing on cultural mentorship, cultural activities and peer mentoring.
Gov. Mary Fallin says more than 2.9 million meals were donated to help feed hungry Oklahomans as part of her annual food drive.
Fallin and officials from the state's two largest food banks released the results Thursday from the governor's month long Feeding Oklahoma Food Drive. The results more than double the goal of 1.4 million meals.
The governor kicked off the month long food drive Oct. 1. She had made the food drive her inaugural event after her election in 2010.
The food drive collected 2.6 million meals last year.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has directed the chief of the National Guard Bureau to work with Oklahoma and seven other states in resolving a dispute over the processing of benefits for same-sex couples.
Canton, Oklahoma — population 625 — is a town on the brink. Canton relies on lake season, and lake season never really got started this year.
At the first of the year, Oklahoma City took water from Canton Lake to meet demand at the height of the drought. While that decision kept faucets flowing in the metro, it threatens the very existence of Canton the community.