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Oklahoma executes second inmate with controversial drug used to euthanize animals

The US state of Oklahoma executed a second inmate by administering a new drug that has sparked controversy over suffering the condemned may go through while dying. Kenneth Hogan, 52, was put to death in the southwestern state. He was declared dead at……

Christian radio host Bryan Fischer: Don’t laugh at Oklahoma’s Satan statue, it’s not harmless

Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association said Tuesday that a proposed Satanic monument in Oklahoma was not just a harmless prank. “People don’t believe in Satan,” he remarked on his radio program. “That is really one of the major problems here. People just laugh at this. They think, oh,…

Oklahoma is OK! with Satan statue for next year’s family photo War on Christmas cards

Always had a hankering to vacation in Oklahoma in order to see a bleak landscape dotted with oil derricks, strip centers, meth-addicted teens hanging out in front of the Sip ‘n Save, and the kind of neon-y glitz and glamour that makes Nebraska look like Wyoming? No? Okay then. But…

Tulsa man charged with hate crime after assaulting woman he thought was a Muslim

A Tulsa, Oklahoma man is in jail after allegedly assaulting a woman he believed to be Muslim. According to police reports, the woman — who is Lebanese and was wearing a headscarf — pulled into Bill and Ruth’s Deli. When she exited her vehicle, Stuart Manning began to berate her…

Oklahoma school district giving up on abstinence-only education

The school district in Oklahoma’s second largest city has begun to implement a plan to teach comprehensive sex education in its schools. According to Tulsa’s Channel 9 News, the district plans to launch the program in four selected schools, then expand to include the entire district. Classes will be taught…

Oklahoma set to execute man convicted of stabbing elderly couple to death over $73 for tacos

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – Oklahoma is set on Tuesday to execute by lethal injection a man convicted of stabbing an elderly couple to death during a robbery in 2000 that netted about $73, some of which he and convicted accomplices used to buy tacos. James Lewis DeRosa,…

Toll from Midwest tornadoes climbs to 20

At least 20 people were killed by a series of tornadoes that swept through the Midwestern US state of Oklahoma last week, including seven children, officials said, providing an updated toll. The state’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said only one of the victims, a child, was still unidentified.…

Obama to meet with survivors in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma

President Barack Obama traveled to Oklahoma Sunday to view devastation from last week’s monster tornado that killed 24 people, as the governor sought federal aid for thousands left destitute by the disaster. Obama departed Washington a little before 10 am (1400 GMT) for a three-hour flight to the tornado-ravaged state,…

Watch live: Obama addresses tornado disaster in Oklahoma

President Barack Obama addresses the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma that killed 24, including 7 children Watch live, broadcast on May 21.…

Oklahoma Sen. Coburn: Tornado relief funds must be offset with spending cuts

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) said just hours after a major tornado ravaged his state that he would use the federal relief funds as a cudgel to force Democrats into accepting more spending cuts to programs like Social Security and Medicare. The death toll in Oklahoma as of Tuesday morning stood…

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