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July 1st, 2015

VIDEO: Top NBA free agents and where they might end up

July 1, 2015

Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix breaks down where big name NBA free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, Paul Millsap, Greg Monroe, Danny Green, Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo might end up.

Sports Photo of the Week

July 1, 2015

June 30th

CASC softball team among NJCAA Academic Teams of the Year; two Lady Vikings athletes named Superior Academic All-American, with two others garnering Exemplary Academic All-American honors

June 30, 2015

The Carl Albert State College athletic program saw one team and four individuals receive high honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association.
The Lady Vikings softball team was among those junior colleges in the country named as Academic Teams of the Year for having a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better. The Lady Vikings' cumulative GPA was 3.27.

Lawmakers Call for Impeachment, Judicial Reform

June 30, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – Several state GOP lawmakers today called for judicial reform and for the impeachment of seven state Supreme Court justices who made a political ruling to ban a Ten Commandments monument from the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. The lawmakers include state Reps. Kevin Calvey (R-OKC), John Bennett (R-Sallisaw), Casey Murdock (R-Felt), Lewis Moore (R-Edmond), Dan Fisher (R-Yukon), George Faught (R-Muskogee) and Mike Sanders (R-Kingfisher).

Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument must come down

June 30, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Supreme Court says the Ten Commandments monument at the state Capitol must be removed because it indirectly benefits the Jewish and Christian faiths in violation of the state's constitution.

The court ruled Tuesday that the Oklahoma Constitution bans using public property to benefit a religion, and said the Ten Commandments are "obviously religious in nature."

DAILY FEATURE: Tuesday Tidbits

June 30, 2015

Strange and Useless Facts

1) Money isn't made out of paper; it's made out of cotton.
2) The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.
3) A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
4) Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
5) The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.
6) The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
7) A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.

June 29th

Stillwater man killed in head-on collision near Perkins

June 29, 2015

PERKINS, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old Stillwater man has died of injuries suffered in a head-on collision on State Highway 33 near Perkins.

The OHP says Keshon Coleman-Ector died at an Oklahoma City hospital Sunday night following the crash.

June 27th

State Champions

June 27, 2015

June 26th

Local baseball players to take part in first-ever Oklahoma State Games; Poteau’s Klutts, Wister’s Gibson, Red Oak duo will play three games over Tuesday, Wednesday at OSU

June 26, 2015

Two LeFlore County baseball players, Poteau’s Ben Klutts and Wister’s Scotty Gibson, will get to be a part of history as they will get to play in the first-ever Oklahoma State Games next week at Oklahoma State University’s Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater. They will be joined by Red Oak’s Lane Grogan and Cody Muncy.
The four local players will be part of the Southeast team that will play three games over two days. The Southeast team will play the Oklahoma City team at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, then play twice on Wednesday — vs. the Tulsa team at 11:30 a.m. and the Southwest team at 7:15 p.m.

Oklahoma archbishop calls gay marriage ruling 'tragic error'

June 26, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The archbishop of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City says the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to allow gay marriage is "a tragic error."

The Most Rev. Paul Coakley said Friday's ruling "will have devastating consequences" for children and marriage by its nature is between one man and one woman. He said children need to be connected to their mothers and fathers and that only marriage can accomplish that.

Coakley said the Catholic church will defend marriage and called for prayers for the nation, families, children and those who disagree with the church.

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