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Trump tries to shift blame as virus outbreak rattles markets

WASHINGTON (AP) — As global markets plunged amid growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump and his allies pulled from a familiar playbook Friday and blamed others for the slide. It's a challenging sell for a president...

 

US ups travel restrictions as Trump says more cases 'likely'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is banning travel to Iran in response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus and elevating travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea. Vice President Mike Pence announced the new restrictions and warnings as...

 

US and Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Acknowledging a military stalemate after nearly two decades of conflict, the United States on Saturday signed a peace agreement with the Taliban that is aimed at ending America's longest war and bringing U.S. troops home from...

 

Teens love the video app TikTok. Do they love it too much?

From the perspective of teens, TikTok is a major new outlet for self-expression, one proudly home to the silly, the loud and the weird. To others, the Chinese-owned online video service is an unnerving black box that could be sharing information...

 

Romo remains with CBS after agreeing to long-term contract

Tony Romo will remain with CBS as its top NFL analyst after agreeing to a record extension. CBS Sports spokeswoman Jen Sabatelle said that the network and Romo have agreed to a long-term contract. The New York Post reported that Romo's new deal is wo...

 

Ivy Tech to debut program for students with Down syndrome

SELLERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Ivy Tech Community College is preparing to test a pilot program at one of its southern Indiana campuses that will provide post-secondary education for students with Down syndrome. The Ivy Power program, set to begin this...

 

Researchers ask for help in finding bobcat tracking collars

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut environmental officials are asking for the public's help in finding bobcat tracking collars that have been programmed to fall off as part of one of the largest studies of its kind on the feline predators....

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 1, 2020

Sen. Murdock talks about drug free school zones

During the Alva Community Coffee and legislative update held Feb. 21, Sen. Casey Murdock spoke about his bill to put back the 1,000-foot drug-free zone around schools, making violation a felony. He...

 

WCRA Royal City Roundup crowns champions and awards upwards of $1,000,000 in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In front of an electric crowd inside the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, rodeo athletes from across the globe were crowned champions and walked away with upwards of $1 million. The WCRA (The World Champions Rodeo...

 
 By Marione Martin    Sports    March 1, 2020

Goldbugs end season with OT loss to Red Devils

The Alva Goldbugs ended their basketball season with a heartbreaking overtime loss to the Prague Red Devils Friday night. The teams were tied at 58, sending them into tense and fast-paced extra minutes. Prague was able to outscore the Goldbugs nine...

 

Ranger softball drops both ends of doubleheader

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers took on the sixth-ranked team in the nation and the top team in the Great American Conference Friday afternoon as they faced Southern Arkansas University. Their top-ranked offense showed...

 

Northwestern softball swept by No. 6 Southern Arkansas

ALVA, Okla.– Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers continued their four-game series against Southern Arkansas University Saturday afternoon. The number six nationally ranked Lady Muleriders again showed off their offensive skills with 28 hits on the...

 
 By Emma Sporleder    Sports    March 1, 2020

Seniors take down Harding in season finale

ALVA, Okla. – Four players putting up double-digit points helped the Northwestern Oklahoma State University's men's basketball team to their final conference victory Saturday afternoon against Hardi...

 

Thornton leads Rangers Basketball to win against Arkansas Tech

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rangers earned a season sweep of Arkansas Tech after taking a buzzer-beater in January. Northwestern showed hustle and had an array of unlikely players step up to help take the win. They led thro...

 
 By NWOSU Sports    Sports    March 1, 2020

Wilson shines on Day 1 of GAC track championships

NORMAN, Okla. – The Northwestern Oklahoma State track and field team completed Day One of the Great American Conference Championships competing in three events inside of the Mosier Indoor Facility. "What a great way to start the first day of the...

 

Women's basketball: Brown career high 36 sets tone in win over Arkansas Tech

ALVA, Okla. – The Lady Rangers basketball team returned home for Thursday evening's game against Arkansas Tech. The Rangers used an 8-0 run in the second quarter to widen the lead to seven – that would be the difference in the game, as the Lady...

 

Otey and King honored Saturday before game

ALVA, Okla. – The Lady Rangers were set to take on Harding University for the final game of this season. Seniors Jakeria Otey and Kalea King were honored before the game started and would each start...

 
 By Marione Martin    Sports    March 1, 2020

Ladybugs win regional championship

Senior Payton Jones led the Alva Ladybugs to victory in the regional championship against Prague Saturday night, 53-46. Alva will advance to the area tournament at Western Heights in Oklahoma City...

 
 By AARON BEARD    Sports    March 1, 2020

Providence, Texas strengthening NCAA chances entering March

Providence and Texas are headed into March with wins, momentum and improving resumes for the NCAA Tournament. Both the Friars and Longhorns have spent significant stretches looking little like a team that would earn a bid. But they have each won...

 
 By TALES AZZONI    Sports    March 1, 2020

Spanish league welcomes Wuhan team, makes donation

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league said Sunday it will donate five tons of disinfectant to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. The announcement was made at an event with the Wuhan Zall soccer team, which arrived in...

 

Arizona restaurateurs get backlash over support of Trump

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The owners of a Mexican restaurant in the Tucson area are fending off social media attacks after appearing in the VIP area at President Donald Trump's Phoenix campaign rally last week. The Arizona Daily Star reports that a...

 

Stabbing latest incident to be probed at Oklahoma prison

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — A stabbing at a privately-run Oklahoma state prison is the latest incident in recent months at the facility that is being investigated by authorities. Police said a stabbing at the Lawton Correctional Facility on Friday...

 

5 people die in wrong-way collision on Interstate 70

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says five people died and one person was injured when two vehicles collided on Interstate 70 west of Topeka. The State Patrol says the crash happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday when a Ford F-150 pickup...

 

Police arrest man in deadly weekend Kansas City shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City, Kansas, man has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in a popular Kansas City entertainment district that killed one person and injured four others. Devon L. Carter, 25, has been charged with...

 

Texas man sent to prison for chaining, raping girl

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for abducting a 16-year-old girl and chaining her to a room in an abandoned apartment, where he sexually assaulted her. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported that Tyrone...

 

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