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When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:22
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Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:22
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmO9DNXJB0w Late on a Wednesday afternoon at Nashville's 3rd and Lindsley Bar and Grill, Emoni Wilkins, Jason Eskridge and Mike Hicks are trying to tack a bit of last-minute rehearsing onto their sound check for the night's show. They're each slated to perform a solo set, before wrapping up with a collective finale. With guidance from Eskridge, who's strumming an acoustic guitar, they ease into sympathetic three-part harmony on the chorus of James Taylor 's…
03.24 / 10:22
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In a bid to improve the health insurance purchasing clout of small businesses, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives dusted off a piece of controversial legislation more than a decade old and passed it this week as part of their effort to remake the market after they throw out the Affordable Care Act. The bill, the Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 , had the support of 232 Republicans and 4 Democrats. It now heads to the Senate, where its fate is uncertain, experts say.…
03.24 / 10:22
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By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.comPERRY — A principal and a teacher accused of failing to report molestation accusations could resign as early as Monday. Upper Elementary School Principal Kenda Miller and math teacher Jeffrey Sullins are facing misdemeanor charges and are suspended without pay. Arnold Cowen, 86, is accused of molesting multiple girls at the school. The school board will meet Monday night to consider the resignations and resignation agreements of Miller a…
03.24 / 10:08
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London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern…
03.24 / 10:08
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INDIANAPOLIS — Rick Pitino watched in amazement as the Michigan Wolverines made 11 second-half 3-pointers, many from well beyond the arc. The first comparison that came to mind was the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. “The amazing thing to me is you look at the size of the players that Michigan has, and they shoot it…
03.24 / 09:20
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Defendants incarcerated at the Jackson County Jail made first appearances before Judge Brad Leverett on Thursday. Stephanie Garcia, 25 of Altus was arrested on a charge of knowingly concealing stolen property, three counts of lewd molestation and a charge of sodomy with a victim under 16 years of age. A court date for Garcia was…
03.24 / 09:20
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WARNER — School officials say bond propositions could improve parking lots and track surfaces, as well as get more students to a…
03.24 / 09:20
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OKLAHOMA CITY — If your utility company is acting strange or your gasoline doesn’t look good, who are you going to cal…
03.24 / 09:20
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, senior U.S. officials say, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate c…
03.24 / 09:20
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Taxpayers still have time to take advantage of deductions or tax credits available in many cases for those who make a contribution to an individual retirement account before the April 18 filing…
03.24 / 09:20
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Oh people: it's been one of those weeks again. The focus on immigration continues, as the government promises to punish sanctuary cities and cities that have chosen not to do ICE's work for it by detaining undocumented immigrants until that agency can collect them for deportation. A number of police departments, including the LAPD, have indicated widespread fear of deportation in immigrant communities has had deleterious effects on how the police do their jobs. Stories like this one just…
03.24 / 09:14
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Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care…
03.24 / 09:00
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Students and parents whose Maryland high school has been dragged into the national immigration debate declined to comment about an alleged rape case involving a 14-year-old girl and a suspect authorities say came to the U.S. illegally from Central…
03.24 / 09:00
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We're tracking the chance for a few thunderstorms this morning as a dry line and upper level system rapidly approaches the region.   A few strong to severe storms may occur but the overall threat appears low near the metro and slightly better for extreme southeastern and east-central Oklahoma.…
03.24 / 09:00
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The Gospel of Mark 12:28-34 One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, “Which is the first of all the commandments?” Jesus replied, “The first is this: Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is Lord alone! You shall love the Lord your God with all our heart, with all your soul, with…
03.24 / 08:16
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While the Oklahoma Sooners didn't make it to the "Big Dance" this year, there was plenty of Sooner love in Okarche Thursday…
03.24 / 07:54
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Add another first for Russell Westbrook — a triple-double without missing a shot. Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. He did so while making all…
03.24 / 07:12
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NAVAL AIR FACILITY EL CENTRO, Calif. — An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker air refueling aircraft assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing left for Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif. on March 10, to participate in the 2017 NAF El Centro Airshow. The aircrews consisted of…
03.24 / 07:12
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