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  • Speedy Dog reunited with family after missing 2 years

    “Speedy” the Chihuahua was reunited with his family after a 26-month stint around the metro area. His owners, Lori and Don Whitton, said if he had not been micro chipped, he would not be home right now. The Whittons urge pet owners get ...

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • jc_Brogdon.JPG Brogdon says he stands for liberty

    The biggest threat to liberty and economic prosperity is coming from Washington, D.C., said former state Sen. Randy Brogdon, a candidate for U.S. Senate to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn.
    “No more debt. No more spending. No more borrowing money,” Brogdon said Monday night to the American Legion in Guthrie.
    The federal government is $17 trillion in debt. Government over reach is so powerful that it involves itself in the daily lives of Americans, he said.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Filing for state office now open

    Filing packets for the 2014 candidate filing period are now available at the Oklahoma County Election Board office. Candidate filing will be April 9-11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
    Candidates for state offices file with the Secretary of the State Election Board at the capitol. Candidates for county offices file with the Secretary of the County Election Board in their county.
    Oklahoma County Election Board Secretary Doug Sanderson said candidate filings will be accepted for the following Oklahoma County offices: county assessor, county treasurer, county commissioner District No. 1, county commissioner District No. 3 and Deer Creek Fire Protection District Board of Directors.
    The Oklahoma County Election Board office is at 4201 N. Lincoln Blvd. in Okalhoma City.

    March 31, 2014

  • State legislators to answer your education funding questions live

    “The People’s Business” takes on education funding at 7 p.m. Wednesday on OETA.
    Oklahomans are invited to directly engage legislators about the issues affecting them by submitting questions live during the show via social media, e-mail and calling 800-947-4529. Legislators participating in the program will be announced Wednesday.
    Viewers can email questions to or tweet using #peoplesbusiness. To ask a question during the program, call 800-947-4529.
    “The People’s Business” airs on OETA and OETA OKLA through the end of the legislative session. Archive episodes can be found at

    March 31, 2014

  • jc_McAffrey.JPG McAffrey wants to keep government going

    State Sen. Al McAffrey is a candidate who will bring fair representation to Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District, he said. The Oklahoma City Democrat said he has represented every person regardless of their faith or color of their skin while serving as a member of the Senate District 46 and House District 88.
    “For any reason, I was there to listen to your needs and try to help you,” McAffrey said. “I feel like I work for the taxpayer and the taxpayer is my boss. We may disagree on issues, but at least you have a voice.”

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • OSI badge for news front.jpg Policing the Air Force

    Special investigators’ mission conducting criminal investigations, counterintelligence

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Prairie_View_2_BH.jpg Enid 4th-graders headed to NYC

    Prairie View news program one of 4 national finalists

    March 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pianist to perform with Enid Symphony April 5-6

    March 29, 2014

  • Talking quakes: Grant County residents speculate on the causes

    Five earthquakes rattled the area between Saturday and Monday, according to U.S. Geological Survey.

    March 27, 2014

  • John Enns.jpg Lawmaker Enns will seek re-election

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo