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Golden Suns take title at St. Edward's Invitational

AUSTIN, TX — Arkansas Tech took first place at the St. Edwards Invitational at Onion Creek Country Club Tuesday. The Golden Suns, who carded a first round score of 301 (+21), capped the second round with a 302 for a total combined score of 603...

 

Harding Baseball Sweeps Williams Baptist to Push Winning Streak to Nine Games

SEARCY – Harding baseball scored 23 runs on 20 hits, and seven Bison pitchers allowed only two earned runs Monday in a doubleheader sweep of NAIA opponent Williams Baptist at Jerry Moore Field. Harding won by scores of 10-1 and 13-3 to push its...

 

Softball Sweeps Emporia State Monday

SEARCY – The Harding softball team swept both games of a doubleheader Monday against Emporia State. The Lady Bisons won 4-3 and 7-2. Harding was the visiting team in game one of the doubleheader because Emporia State was supposed to be the home tea...

 

Tiger's Capture Win in Collin College Super 6

PLANO, Texas – Women's Tennis capture first regular season win of the year in Collin College Super Six Tournament over the weekend. The Tigers faced off in three matchups during the weekend and defeated New Mexico Military Institute to give Coach...

 
 By Josh Salim    Sports    February 20, 2019

Studdard's Big Day Pushes Tigers Past Tech

Arkadelphia, Ark. – The Tiger's baseball team (1-2 GAC, 5-5 Overall) capped off the series against Arkansas Tech with a 9-8 win. Junior Brandon Matros took the mound for the Tigers on Sunday and pitched five and two-thirds innings. Matros gave up...

 

Oklahoma agriculture board approves poultry farm proposals

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Board of Agriculture on Tuesday approved proposals for new or expanding poultry operations requiring them to be a certain distance away from homes and schools, but some eastern Oklahoma residents say the plan...

 

2 teens arrested in slaying of 18-year-old Chickasha man

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma law enforcement authorities have arrested two more suspects in the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in Grady County last month. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that 16-year-old Dmillion...

 

3.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — No injuries were reported after a 3.0 magnitude earthquake shook parts of central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was reported at 12:08 p.m. Tuesday about 7 miles (12 kilometers) north-northeast of...

 

Oklahoma lawmakers to consider Medicaid expansion proposal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State lawmakers are considering a bill that would use Medicaid expansion funds to boost Oklahoma's private-insurance subsidy program. Insure Oklahoma provides health coverage for low-income, working residents or Oklahomans who...

 

Oklahoma doctor to pay $84,666 in alleged kickback scheme

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Tulsa say a physician will pay the government nearly $85,000 to settle allegations he was involved in an illegal kickback scheme. U.S. Attorney Trent Shores said Tuesday 42-year-old Dr. Brandon Claflin,...

 

Oklahoma panel clears bill for return to five-day weeks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A plan to force more Oklahoma school districts to return to five-day school weeks has cleared a Senate committee. The Senate Education Committee voted 11-6 on Tuesday for the bill by Claremore Republican Sen. Marty Quinn....

 

Kansas governor names Topeka attorney as new revenue chief

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has named a Topeka attorney who has specialized in tax cases as her new acting secretary of revenue. Kelly announced Tuesday that Mark Burghart would lead the Department of Revenue. He replaces interim...

 

Lawmakers hear testimony on lowering sales tax on groceries

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Advocates for low-income families joined small-town grocers and others encouraging Kansas lawmakers to reduce the state's sales tax on groceries, while lobbyists for some organizations warned doing so might lead to efforts to...

 

Kansas to receive about $922,000 in Walgreens settlement

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will receive about $922,000 as its part of a national settlement with Walgreens concerning over-dispensing of insulin pens to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office said in a news...

 

Ex-convict arrested in connection with Wichita killing

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An ex-convict has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Wichita motel. The Wichita Eagle reports that the 31-year-old suspect was arrested Monday night. It wasn't immediately clear if he was formally...

 

New Mexico school shooting suspect questioned 11 months ago

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy accused of firing a gun at a New Mexico high school last week on the anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, shooting that killed 17 told officers 11 months earlier that voices were telling him to "shoot up...

 

25 years later, Missouri hazing death consequences remain

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Twenty-five years after Michael Davis died from injuries suffered in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual at Southeast Missouri State University, his death still has far-reaching consequences. Davis was pledging the Kappa Al...

 

Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing whistleblowers...

 

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test whether he can still generate the progressive energy that fueled his insurgent 2016 campaign. "Our...

 

Neutrons used to examine priceless Harvard gold specimen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Scientists at a premier U.S. laboratory have helped to unravel some of the mysteries about a rare gold specimen discovered at a Colorado mine more than 130 years ago. Officials at Harvard University's mineral museum were...

 

Keystone restarts pipeline after repairing Missouri leak

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A segment of the Keystone pipeline that was shut down in early February when a leak was discovered in Missouri is now back in service. Terry Cunha of pipeline operator TransCanada Corp. says the segment from Steele City,...

 

Texas senator defends bill empowering husband's office

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The wife of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday that a bill she filed that would change state securities law "has literally nothing to do" with her husband facing criminal charges of defrauding investors, even as exp...

 

Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wanted. Before signing a document instructing the...

 

And now for the weather on Mars, courtesy of new NASA lander

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — And now for the weather on Mars: NASA's newest lander is offering daily reports on the red planet's frigid winter. Starting Tuesday, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is posting the highs and lows online , along with...

 

Dog shoots man: German court rules owner not fit for license

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that a dog owner isn't fit to carry a firearms license after his dog shot him with a rifle. The Munich administrative court on Tuesday dismissed the man's appeal against an earlier decision by Bavarian...

 

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