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File photo of a kangaroo. (Photo by TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Okla. Woman, Pet Kangaroo Find New Home At Zoo

Christie Carr wants her young ones to cooperate when they sit down for a family portrait, but at times it’s so difficult that she has to tell young Irwin to go to his bedroom. He obeys and hops to it.

09/01/2013

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Tiny Okla. Town Tries To Rid Water Supply Of Worms

Beating the late-summer heat isn’t as easy as running to the sink in one northeast Oklahoma town, as residents there are being asked not to drink tap water after red worms were found in the filtering system.

08/28/2013

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Texas Turning Up The Tempo In 2013

The name of the game for Texas this season is tempo. As in full-throttle, no-huddle, don’t-stop-to-catch-your-breath pace of play.

SportsRadio 610–08/26/2013

Peter Lane and Donna Lane, the mother and father of Christopher Lane, embrace during the Chris Lane Memorial Game at the Essendon Baseball Club on Aug. 25, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Lane’s Father: ‘We’re Not Buying Into Gun Control, Punishment, Race Issues’

The parents and girlfriend of slain Australian baseball player Chris Lane shared a minute’s silence at home plate of his former ballpark in suburban Melbourne on Sunday as the city’s tight-knit baseball community gathered to offer their support and show their respect at a memorial game in his honor.

08/26/2013

In this booking photo released by Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department, murder suspect James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, of Duncan, Okla. is seen. (credit: Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Former Australian Gov’t Leader Blames US Gun Culture In Death Of Baseball Player

A former Australian government leader has blamed the gun culture in the United States for the shooting death of an Australian baseball player in Oklahoma and condemned America’s lax firearm controls as a corruptive influence around the world.

08/26/2013

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3 Teens Charged After Australian Player Slain

With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for “the fun of it,” prosecutors said Tuesday as they charged two of the teens with murder.

08/20/2013

File photo of an aerial view of the destroyed Plaza Tower elementary school after a powerful tornado ripped through the area earlier this year. (Photo by Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

Students Return To School In Okla. After Tornado

Students from two elementary schools destroyed by a tornado last spring returned to classes Friday, eager to reunite with their classmates but worried about what would happen the next time bad weather sweeps in.

08/16/2013

Oklahoma residents continue to recover and sift through the remains of their homes after devastating storms ripped through the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Aid Approved For 16 Okla. Counties After Storms

Gov. Mary Fallin says the federal government has approved her request to provide public assistance to 16 Oklahoma counties hit hard by recent severe weather and tornadoes.

07/01/2013

A screen capture of a replica of Allan Houser's "Sacred Rain Arrow" statue. (Credit: okhistory.org)

Methodist Minister Challenges License Plate As Affront To Christian Beliefs

When Oklahoma looked to redesign its license plate five years ago, the iconic image of a young Apache warrior shooting an arrow skyward depicted in Allen Houser’s “Sacred Rain Arrow” statue was a clear choice of a public that looked at more 40 designs that featured Native American art, cowboy images and western and wildlife themes.

06/15/2013

A home with tornado damage is seen in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

While Carrying Aid To Moore, Okla., Team Survives Its Own Tornado

Members of a southwest Louisiana softball team went to a tournament with a trailer loaded with supplies for victims of the May 20 tornado in Moore, Okla., only to find themselves threatened by another tornado.

06/11/2013

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