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Good Question: Reply All: The Oklahoma Tornado

It’s important to remember that sometimes there’s nothing anyone could do. Tornadoes are powerful, and mysterious, and random. But many of you had good questions related to the tragedy in Oklahoma. Why aren’t there basements in Oklahoma? – Betty Cozatt. Nationally only 31 percent of newly constructed homes have basements.

05/20/2013

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Computer Glitches Derail School Tests In 3 States

School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and determine teachers’ pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators’ computer systems.

05/01/2013

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Missing Hastings Woman Found Safe In Oklahoma

Authorities say a Hastings woman who hasn’t been seen since Dec. 17, 2012, has been found safe in Oklahoma.

03/14/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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Forecasters: Dangerous Storms Threaten Midwest

Tornadoes were spotted across the Midwest and Plains Saturday as an outbreak of unusually strong weather seized the region, and forecasters sternly warned that “life-threatening” weather could intensify overnight.

04/14/2012

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Adrian Peterson Gives $1 Million To Alma Mater OU

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pledged $1 million to the Oklahoma athletics department, his launching pad for a stellar NFL career.

04/05/2012

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Official: MN Among 10 States To Get ‘No Child’ Waiver

President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, giving leeway to states that promise to improve how they prepare and evaluate students, The Associated Press has learned.

02/09/2012

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Minn. Storm Chaser Killed In Okla. Highway Accident

A storm chaser featured on The Weather Channel has been killed in a head-on collision in northeastern Oklahoma.

02/05/2012

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Mpls. SWAT Team Gets National Recognition

The Minneapolis SWAT Team is getting national recognition this week.

11/10/2011

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Lynx Top Shock To Improve To 21-6 On Season

Taj McWilliams-Franklin scored 18 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 78-72 win over Tulsa on Tuesday night, extending the Shock’s WNBA record to 19 straight losses.

08/23/2011

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Whalen, Wiggins Lead Lynx To 101-71 Win Over Shock

Lindsay Whalen scored 13 of her 21 points in the second period, Candice Wiggins added 18 points and the Minnesota Lynx cruised to a 101-71 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday night.

06/30/2011

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Pathologist Accepts Okla. Medical Examiner Job

A forensic pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has accepted an offer to become Chief Medical Examiner in Oklahoma.

03/29/2011

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Minn. Jury Convicts Man In Fatal Stabbing

A jury in Minnesota has convicted an Oklahoma man of killing his former girlfriend by stabbing her more than 100 times.

03/16/2011

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Missing Minn. Man Turns Up Safe In Oklahoma

A missing Minnesota man who suffers from a rare form of memory lapse has turned up safe in Oklahoma.

01/05/2011

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Durant Scores 30, Thunder Top Timberwolves 111-103

Kevin Durant scored 30 points, including 20 in the second half, and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder came from 19 points down to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-103 on Wednesday night.

12/08/2010

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