Cherokee Nation representatives say a banner displayed during a high school football game that recalled the Trail of Tears shows the need to continue educating students nationwide about the Indian removal era.
Administrators of McAdory High School in McAlla and Jefferson County schools officials have apologized for a banner shown during a Friday night game which said McAdory's opponents, the Indians, should "Get ready to leave in a Trail of Tears."
Six months after a series of tornadoes tore through the Oklahoma City area, we’re looking back this week at the role of private donations in the recovery effort.
Whenever a disaster strikes, Oklahomans and people from across the country generally pitch in and do whatever they can to help. But in the final part of our series, we find despite people’s best intentions, oftentimes the help that arrives is not the help that’s needed most.
An Oklahoma energy company says it plans to build a factory in western North Dakota capable of processing 200 million cubic feet of natural gas daily.
Tulsa-based Oneok (ONE'-oak) Inc. and Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced the more than $650 million project on Tuesday.
Oneok already operates four natural gas processing factories in North Dakota, and has two more already under construction. The seventh, called the Lonesome Creek plant, will be located near Watford City.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans a trip to Oklahoma next month for a campaign fundraiser for fellow Republican Gov. Mary Fallin.
Fallin's campaign announced Tuesday that Christie would attend a "birthday celebration" for Fallin, who is running for her second term as Oklahoma governor next year. The event is set for Dec. 5 in Oklahoma City, four days before Fallin's birthday.
Tickets start at $125 per person for the campaign fundraiser.
Originally published on Tue November 19, 2013 4:38 pm
In an agreement settling many U.S. claims over its sale of troubled mortgages, JPMorgan Chase will pay a record $13 billion, in a deal announced by the Justice Department Tuesday. The plan includes a $4 billion payment for consumer relief, along with a payment to investors of more than $6 billion and a large fine.
The latest updates on this story are at the bottom of this post. We've also added a few key points to the main post.
A top executive for SandRidge Energy says the company plans to spend $350 million next year to drill another 100 horizontal wells and build associated infrastructure in the Mississippian Lime formation in Kansas
David Lawler, executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Oklahoma-based firm, says that plan should make people understand the company's interest in the Kansas formation.
Originally published on Sun November 24, 2013 8:02 am
Twin explosions Tuesday near the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, killed more than 20 people, including Iran's cultural attaché, according to reports from The Associated Press and other news outlets. Dozens more people were injured.
From Beirut, producer Rima Marrouch tells our Newscast Desk that the blasts happened around 10 a.m. local time (3 a.m. ET).
Six months after tornadoes devastated the Oklahoma City area, we’re looking back this week at the role of private donations in the recovery effort.
When the storms hit, the media were some of the greatest sources for information. They assumed authority, provided immediacy and acted as a clearinghouse for the influx of data. But in part two of our series today, we investigate whether the media’s response was as efficient as it seemed to be.