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After battling injury for years, Andre Roberton returns to court for Thunder before Orlando restart

Andre Roberson tore his patellar tendon in January 2018, and hasn’t played in a game for Oklahoma City since.
Tags: News, Sports, Orlando, Oklahoma City, Andre Roberson, Andre Roberton

Tulsa Official: Trump Rally ‘Likely Contributed’ To 500 New COVID Cases This Week

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa that drew thousands of people in late June, along with large protests that accompanied it, “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new coronavirus cases, Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said Wednesday. Tulsa County reported 261 confirmed new cases on Monday, a one-day record high, and another 206 cases on Tuesday. Although the health department’s policy is to not publicly identify individual ...
Tags: News, Dart, Ap, Secret Service, Norman, Donald Trump, Trump, Oklahoma City, Trump Rally, Tulsa, Stillwater, Tulsa County, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Nicole Lafond, COVID-19, Bruce Dart

Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It's a Hoax

Nurses who traveled from across the country to work in New York City hospitals saw the horrors of the coronavirus up close. They rushed patients to overcrowded intensive care units, monitored oxygen levels and held the hands of the sickest ones as they slipped away.But now that many of the nurses have returned home to states in the South and the West, they're facing a new challenge: persuading friends and family to take the virus seriously."A few times I've lost my temper," said Olumide ...
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Whicker: 44 notes on 22 NBA teams, before the bubble season begins

Remember the NBA? If not, save these 44 facts on 22 teams, as the playoffs bubble up in Orlando July 30: LAKERS (49-14): LeBron James is launching a career-high 6.4 three-pointers and playing a career-low 34.8 minutes per game, but also leads the NBA in assists. The Lakers lead the NBA in blocks and have cut six-and-a-half points off last year’s defensive showing. CLIPPERS (44-20): They’re second in the West despite two losses to Sacramento and one loss apiece to Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Re...
Tags: Utah, Washington, Boston, Sports, Sacramento, Toronto, Sport, Indiana, West, Soccer, Brooklyn, Spurs, Portland, Kings, Nba, New Orleans

Pending Sales Dipped Slightly Last Week, But Homes Are Still Moving at Record Pace

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending June 27 Seattle, WA – July 2, 2020 (PRNewswire) Homes continue to fly off the market just weeks after they’re listed — faster than any time in at least the past two years, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report1. That’s despite newly pending sales falling week over week for the first time since late May, though they remain well ahead of last month’s pace. Homes Are Going Under Contract at the F...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Indianapolis, Chicago, Radio, United States, Washington Dc, Portland, Homes, San Diego, Philadelphia, Birmingham, Houston, Kansas City, Seattle, St Louis

Jabee – “Praying Hands” (Video)

Emmy award-winning Oklahoma City rapper Jabee presents the Justin Renyer-directed music video for “Praying Hands“, the Smitti Boi-produced new single from This World Is So Fragile & Cruel I’m Glad I Got You, Jabee’s new album featuring appearances from Slug of Atmosphere, Lil B The Based God, Wale, Medaforacle, The Allie Lauren Project, Propaganda and Trishes as well as production from Statik Selektah, Rnd 1, 88 Keys, Smitti Boi, Leron Vision, Paul Cabbin, Lauren Nicole Clare, Blev and S1-Sym...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Oklahoma City, Jabee, Smitti Boi, Justin Renyer, Allie Lauren Project Propaganda, Statik Selektah Rnd

Real estate agent beaten by attackers using homophobic slurs

Keller Williams agent Christian Council was attacked early Saturday morning in Oklahoma City. He said the incident "felt like a hate crime" after the assailants allegedly used homophobic language.
Tags: Real Estate, Police, Lgbt, Radio, Agent, Oklahoma, Hate Crime, Gofundme, Industry News, Oklahoma City, Keller Williams, Christian Council, News Brief, Pride Month, Bobby Calmes

Oklahoma Voters Narrowly Approve Medicaid Expansion

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters narrowly decided on Tuesday to expand Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands low-income residents, becoming the first state to amend its Constitution to do so. With 100% of precincts reporting unofficial results, State Question 802 passed by less than 1 percentage point. The question fared well in metropolitan areas, including Oklahoma City and Tulsa, but was overwhelmingly opposed in rural counties. Idaho, Maine, Nebraska and Utah have all expande...
Tags: Utah, Texas, News, Ap, Missouri, Medicare, Kansas, Oklahoma, Medicaid, Oklahoma City, Legislature, Tulsa, Edmond, Mary Fallin, Kaiser Family Foundation, Stitt

VA Background Check Expansion Push Ignores Reality and Less-Intrusive Alternative

VA Background Check Expansion Push Ignores Reality and Less-Intrusive Alternative, iStock-884220580 U.S.A. – -( “An Alexandria nonprofit is working to get every state to improve its background checks on gun purchasers, and Democratic lawmakers are taking notice,” a sympathetic ALXNow promotional piece masked as a news report asserts. “Safer Country was founded in 2019 by Alexandria attorney Paul Alan Friedman with the mission of taking firearms away from dangerous people. Friedm...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Virginia, Chicago, Democrats, Lewis Carroll, Resistance, Baltimore, Bids, Irs, Alice, Alexandria, Oklahoma City, Background Checks, Friedman, David Codrea

Oklahoma Supreme Court Invalidates Attack on Constitutional Carry Law

Anti-gunners are pushing the war on constitutional carry in Oklahoma began, after the state legislature passed HB 2597. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( The latest chapter in a sustained campaign to undo Oklahoma’s new constitutional carry law has ended, with a court ruling adding a fresh defeat to what has so far been an unbroken series of failures. The war on constitutional carry in Oklahoma began, after the state legislature passed HB 2597, an NRA-backed bill to amend the “unlawful carry...
Tags: Guns, Bloomberg, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Nra, State, Lowe, House Committee, Oklahoma Supreme Court, Oklahoma House, Stitt, Oklahoma Senate, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA

Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Salt Lake City Have the Lowest Black Homeownership Rates in the U.S., With Just One-Quarter of Black Families Owning Their Home

Nationwide, 44% of Black families own their home versus 74% of white families Seattle, WA – June 29, 2020 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Just 44% of Black families own the home they live in as of the first quarter of 2020, up from 41.1% in the first quarter of 2019, an increase that may reverse as the coronavirus pandemic upends one of the “most promising economies in recent memory” for Black Americans. For white families, the national homeownership rate is 73.7%, up slightly from 73.2% in th...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Minneapolis, Washington, Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Austin, Radio, Canada, United States, Washington Dc, Salt Lake City, Birmingham, Dc, Black, Redfin

Chesapeake Energy, fracking pioneer, files for bankruptcy owing $9bn

The Oklahoma City-based company helped turn the US into a global energy powerhouse but ran up huge debts in the processChesapeake Energy, the shale gas drilling pioneer that helped to turn the United States into a global energy powerhouse, has filed for bankruptcy protection.The Oklahoma City-based company said on Sunday that it had been forced to enter chapter 11 protection because its debts of $9bn were unmanageable. Continue reading...
Tags: Energy, Business, Environment, Oil, US, Commodities, US news, Gas, Fracking, United States, Fossil Fuels, Oklahoma City, Chesapeake Energy

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Files for Bankruptcy: Shale-Gas News - Bloomberg

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Files for Bankruptcy: Shale-Gas News - Bloomberg:Chesapeake Energy Corp., the archetype for America’s extraordinary shale-gas fortunes, filed for bankruptcy, becoming one of the biggest victims of a spectacular collapse in energy demand from the virus-induced global lockdown.The Oklahoma City-based company filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texas on Sunday, listing assets and liabilities in the range of $10 ...
Tags: Travel, America, Oklahoma City, U S Bankruptcy Court, Chesapeake, Chesapeake Energy Corp, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Southern District of Texas, Doug Lawler, Chesapeake Energy CHK, Shale Gas News Bloomberg

Oklahoma Supreme Court Stops Initiative Designed to Kill Constitutional Carry

Constitutional Carry U.S.A. –-( On 23 June, 2020, the Oklahoma Supreme Court dealt another blow to the efforts by  Democrat Jason Lowe and others to kill Constitutional Carry in Oklahoma. Constitutional Carry is the right to carry a loaded handgun in most public spaces, concealed or openly. It is the state of law that existed when the Constitution was written and when the Bill of Rights was ratified. On 27 February, 2019 Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed HB 2597 into law. Okl...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Senate, Department Of Defense, House, Arizona, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Lowe, Oklahoma Supreme Court, Mary Fallin, Supreme Court of Oklahoma, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch

How the NBA is addressing mental health, social justice concerns of players for the restart

The threat of a global pandemic has meant a lot of people have gotten used to being under restrictive living situations. NBA players are not very different, spending much of the last few months in their homes or apartments, in some cases with their families. But ahead of the NBA’s restart in Orlando next month, players, coaches and other NBA staffers will have to cope with an entirely different kind of isolation that will remove them from familiar surroundings and companions. While Oklahoma City...
Tags: Florida, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, National Basketball Association, Silver, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Orlando, Lakers, Oklahoma City, DeMar DeRozan, Kevin Love, Adam Silver, Chris Paul

NBA officially reaches agreement with players’ union on restart plans, holding onto optimism as COVID cases rise

The morning began with an admission: The NBA acknowledged 16 of 302 players had positive COVID-19 tests this week, none of whom have yet exhibited serious symptoms. While even one case is a cause for concern, NBPA executive director Michele Roberts said, she couldn’t help but feel a bit of relief that there weren’t more — the league had braced for the possibility of an even higher ratio as it prepares for its July 30 restart at Disney World in Florida. “I’ve been holding my breath for the last f...
Tags: Florida, Disney, Sports, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Silver, Denver, Orlando, Lakers, Oklahoma City, Disney World, Adam Silver, Chris Paul, Clippers

New Listings Took a Step Back Last Week, But Sales Activity Continued Steady Climb

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending June 20 Seattle, WA – June 26, 2020 (PRNewswire) For-sale inventory took a step back last week as the rate of new home listings slowed, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Reporti. Despite limited inventory, newly pending sales rose once again as buyer activity continues to be strong, and those sales are typically happening faster than they have since 2018.  Newly pending sales are up again, and ho...
Tags: Real Estate, News, San Francisco, Radio, Washington Dc, San Diego, Nashville, San Jose, Buffalo, Zillow, Orlando, Cincinnati, Oklahoma City, Chicago Il, Birmingham Al, Seattle Wa

Why Cops And Their ‘Unions’ Have No Place In The Labor Movement

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Amidst nationwide protests ignited by the racist police murder of George Floyd, union members everywhere are asking: how can labor throw its weight into the fight to uproot racist repression?  Using our collective power as workers is key. The multiracial working class makes the country’s wheels turn, and can bring them to a halt just as quickly. We have the power to shut down factories and docks, farms and urban tra...
Tags: New York, News, Minneapolis, Unions, Labor, America, San Francisco, Atlanta, Chicago, Portland, Brazil, Police Brutality, Portland Oregon, Eric Garner, AFL, Pacific Northwest

Best places to camp in all 50 states

If ever there were a time to head outdoors, this is it. Camping is already our national pastime, but this year it may just be our savior — as we seek places where we can actually travel to and achieve some of the serenity we all need. We’ve been taking a good look at camping as of late, everything from pitching a tent, taking the kids, and camping permit-free or in an RV. Here, we bring it all together to let you know our very favorite places to camp, whether by crashing ocean waves or on a l...
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Black gun owners plan pro-Second Amendment walk in Oklahoma City on day of Trump rally

"It's important to send a message to the governor and president that we aren't going to allow people to come into our communities and brutalize us."         [Author: Oklahoman]
Tags: News, Trump, Oklahoma City, Oklahoman

The Latest: Coronavirus still spreading in 2nd S Korea wave

SEOUL, South Korea — The coronavirus continues to spread in South Korea, particularly in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan region, which is home to half the country’s 51 million people.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 49 new cases for the nation Friday, with 26 of them in Seoul and the nearby port city of Incheon. South Korea has had a total of 12,306 infections, including 280 deaths.Officials have been reporting around 30 to 50 new cases a day since late May,...
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Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy accused on using N-word in 1989 game

* Embattled coach accused of using N-word during playing career * Cowboys’ Gundy apologizes for ‘pain’ after wearing OAN shirtAlfred Williams, a former All-American linebacker who captained University of Colorado’s national championship team in 1990, has demanded an apology from Mike Gundy after accusing the longtime Oklahoma State coach of calling him the N-word during a 1989 game when Gundy was a quarterback for the Stillwater school. Williams, who went on to win two Super Bowls with the Denv...
Tags: News, Colorado, Cowboys, Sports, Denver Broncos, NFL, Williams, Black Lives Matter, University Of Colorado, Oklahoma City, Stillwater, Oklahoma State, Super Bowls, Mike Gundy, Gundy, Tim James

Best luxury cabin rentals in the US

Howling winds and jagged rocks poking at your back don’t exactly make for a good night’s sleep. Add the omnipresent possibility of a bear encounter, and you’re off the hook if tucking into a thin layer of canvas for the night just isn’t your thing. You’re not off the hook for bashing on nature, however, so, fortunately, it’s totally doable to seclude yourself away from the civilized world without sacrificing the bed-laden comforts and four walls you’re used to. These cabin escapes spare you ...
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Lawyers sue to stop Trump's Tulsa campaign rally over virus fears

A group of Tulsa lawyers have filed a lawsuit to stop President Donald Trump from hosting a campaign rally in the Oklahoma city on Saturday unless the organizers agree to take steps to adhere to his administration's own social distancing recommendations to limit the spread of coronavirus.
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Lawyers sue to stop Trump's Tulsa campaign rally over coronavirus fears

A group of Tulsa lawyers have filed a lawsuit to stop President Donald Trump from hosting a campaign rally in the Oklahoma city on Saturday unless the organizers agree to take steps to adhere to his administration's own social distancing recommendations to limit the spread of coronavirus.
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More victims come forward as allegations of abuse against Oklahoma church grow

The Church of the Harvest in Oklahoma City is facing harsh allegations, including physical, mental, and sexual abuse.
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OSU Coach Pledges ‘Changes’ After Uproar Over Wearing OAN Shirt

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard and coach Mike Gundy appear to have ironed out their differences for now. Hubbard suggested Monday he may boycott the program after Gundy was photographed wearing a T-shirt promoting the One America News Network, a far-right news channel that has been praised by President Donald Trump. Gundy is seen in a photograph on Twitter wearing the shirt with the letters OAN. In a tweet responding to the photo, Hubbard said: “I will not stand f...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Cowboys, NFL, Ap, University, Heisman Trophy, Baltimore Ravens, Osu, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma State University, Floyd, Oklahoma State, Hubbard, Barry Sanders, Mike Gundy

Second Amendment Foundation President Joseph Tartaro Passes

Editors Note: “I can not say enough good things about Joe Tartaro. From the first day, we met Joe was kind, thoughtful, and most of all, a happy warrior in our fight for the right to keep and bear arms. His groundbreaking work decades before the existence of AmmoLand News lead the way and lay down a blueprint for platforms like ours. Joe was always available to answer the dumb questions from me and follow up with wise words of encouragement. Rest in peace warrior you made a difference in the fig...
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Oklahoma City police release video of 2019 deadly arrest after protesters demand it

Oklahoma City police this week released body-camera video of a 2019 arrest of an armed black man who died not long after saying repeatedly during the encounter that he couldn't breathe -- footage that protesters had recently demanded.
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