Fifty years ago, in 1964 -- during what would come to be called Freedom Summer in the American South -- a young photographer named Matt Herron, who'd recently relocated to Mississippi from the North (with his wife and kids) in order to work on civil rights issues while also shooting photo-stories for Life, Look, and The Saturday Evening Post, put together a group of talented photographers that was known as the Southern Documentary Project.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state legislator who is one of two doctors in the Oklahoma Legislature says state officials are ignoring his request that unaccompanied immigrant minors being housed at Fort Sill be quarantined.
Republican state Rep. Mike Ritze of Broken Arrow said Tuesday he's received no response from Gov. Mary Fallin, Attorney General Scott Pruitt and Commissioner of Health Terry Cline to a letter Ritze sent them last week requesting the quarantined.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general says a decision by a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., against a provision of the federal health care law bolsters the state's lawsuit that challenges a similar provision of the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a 2-1 decision on Tuesday that the law authorizes health care subsidies only for people who buy insurance through markets established by the states — not by the federal government.
Here's a phrase you haven't heard since probably the early 1970s: "There's a gas war!" For you youngsters, a gas war is when one service station drops its prices to undercut a nearby rival.
For a mile stretch along south Utica, prices are well below what is being charged in the rest of the city. The Conoco station at 15th and Utica is charging $3.06 for cash purchases of gasoline, while a half mile north, the Quik-Trip at 11th and Utica is selling gasoline for $3.06 cash or credit.
TIAWAH, Okla. (AP) — The Rogers County Sheriff's Office has reopened a case involving a woman who disappeared nearly two decades ago.
The Claremore Daily Progress reports that Tiawah-area resident Dione Fox was declared missing when she failed to attend a scheduled court appearance in 1996. Authorities in Noel, Missouri, discovered Fox's abandoned car eight months after she went missing. Fox was 23 when she went missing.
Jerry Smittle with the Rogers County Sheriff's Office says investigators are searching for Fox's remains in the Tiawah area.