Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
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Donald Trump taps China-friendly governor for ambassador to Beijing, consults Obama In an interview with Time, published to mark his accolade as the magazine’s “person of 2016,” Trump said he also asked Apple to build a plant in the United States. The bulk of the company’s products are assembled overseas. 12/6/2016 - 6:52 pm | View Link
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By Jaclyn Cosgrove Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen someone overdosed in Peggy McWilliams' Oklahoma City home, she didn't pause to consider the consequences.
She called the police.
McWilliams, 58, knows that mindset ended up getting her arrested.
"I remember the firemen being in my living room and picking up baggies of meth that were on the table and stuff," McWilliams said.
By Carla Hinton Religion Editor email@example.comIn response to a state legislator's questionnaire about their faith, a Muslim couple has coordinated a domestic violence awareness project that has become more successful than they ever hoped.
Monetary donations and hygiene items are pouring in for "Totes of Love," an American Muslim Association of Oklahoma City initiative created by metro area doctors Basheer and Asiya Shakir.
The pair said the project was designed to raise awareness about domestic violence, plus provide tangible aid for women and children at the YWCA's domestic violence shelter.
They said they wanted to combat hate with love and education after learning how State Rep.
By Dale Denwalt Capitol Bureau firstname.lastname@example.orgMembers of the Oklahoma House got a budget update from agencies Thursday as lawmakers wrapped up the first half of session.
Meanwhile, House Speaker Charles McCall said he has come up with a plan to fund teacher pay raises, but the plan will remain a secret for now.
The budget meetings were a chance to tell lawmakers how the agencies have handled budget cuts so far, but also gave officials another chance to present dire results of a hypothetical 14.5 percent spending cut.
House budget staff requested the hypothetical scenario almost three weeks ago.
In the House Health Committee, agency directors talked about their wish list items, things that they could do if they were given more money to operate.
By Silas Allen Staff Writer email@example.comUntil a few months ago, any time heavy rain was in the forecast, Shirley Cheatham knew she'd need to keep a bucket handy.
The last time she'd had her southeast Oklahoma City home reroofed, the contractor did the job incorrectly, she said.
By Ben Felder Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgPrincipal Sherri Verble knows how many new students her school will take on next school year, but she has no idea how many new teachers — if any — she will be able to hire.
Deer Creek Intermediate, a fifth- and sixth-grade school in west Edmond, will see its enrollment grow by nearly 100 students next year, an increase of 11 percent.
“I need seven or more teachers next year,” said Verble, citing a figure that would handle the student growth and help make up for recent cuts to staff.