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Rangers come up short against Newman

The Basics Score: Northwestern 1 – Newman 3 Records: Northwestern (0-5) – Newman (3-2) WICHITA, Kansas – Northwestern Oklahoma State Volleyball was defeated by Newman University Tuesday evening by a score of 3-1. Individual Leaders Natalie...

 

Northwestern Soccer announces Goal Club information

The 2016 season will see the birth of the Northwestern Oklahoma State Soccer Goal Club and will be home for the Rangers' most loyal and devoted fans. “We invite you to be a member of the inaugural Goal Club this 2016-2017 school year, and hope you...

 

Rangers fall in home opener

The Basics Score: Northeastern 5 – Northwestern 0 Records: NSU (2-0, 0-0 MIAA) Northwestern (0-2, 0-0 GAC) The Northwestern Oklahoma State women’s soccer team was defeated by non-conference opponent Northeastern State by a score of 5-0 in the...

 

Central Michigan-Oklahoma State Preview Capsule

Central Michigan (1-0) at No. 22 Oklahoma State (1-0), Noon (Fox Sports 1) Line: Oklahoma State by 20½ Series Record: Oklahoma State leads 1-0 WHAT'S AT STAKE After a 61-7 triumph last week over Southeastern Louisiana, Oklahoma State figures to...

 

Missouri receives $10 million to upgrade football facilities

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — A Kansas City group has donated $10 million toward the University of Missouri's effort to build a new football practice facility. The university on Thursday announced the gift from the Kansas City Sports...

 

NFL games are all going online, but watching won't be easy

NEW YORK (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — For the first time, every single NFL game will be streamed live this season. But watching them all won't be easy. In general, it's great that the NFL and its television networks are finally taking this step....

 

Oklahoma agencies get funding to improve bus services

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Oklahoma agencies are receiving more than $5.5 million in federal funding to improve bus services. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced on Thursday nearly $211...

 

Oklahoma County inmate pleads guilty in cellmate's death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — An Oklahoma County jail inmate has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for choking his cellmate to death in 2014. Prosecutors had charged 40-year-old Ragle Demond Johnson with first-degree murder in the May...

 

Oklahoma superintendent vows to fight for $5K teacher raises

OWASSO, Okla. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Oklahoma's state superintendent said a ballot measure to increase taxes to fund teacher pay increases isn't ideal, but she'll support it to address the state's shrinking pool of educators. Speaking...

 

Oklahoma City woman pleads guilty in stabbing death of man

NORMAN, Okla. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — An Oklahoma City woman whose first-degree murder conviction was overturned has now pleaded guilty to the crime. The Oklahoman reports (http://bit.ly/2cGQiTl) that 37-year-old Loretta Hawks pleaded guilty...

 

Woman pleads to reduced weapons charge in factory shooting

WICHITA, Kan. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — A woman accused of giving her former boyfriend guns that he used to kill three people and wound 14 others before he was shot to death at a Kansas lawn equipment factory has pleaded guilty to a reduced...

 

Assault probe underway at Fort Leavenworth medical facility

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — A civilian employee for a health center at Fort Leavenworth is accused of setting one of his co-workers on fire. Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall says 54-year-old Clifford Currie of Leavenworth was...

 

Judge weighs sentence for man accused in Army base bomb plot

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Sentencing has been postponed for a 29-year-old Topeka man accused of helping a would-be jihadist's unsuccessful plot to bomb an Army post in Kansas. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree said Thursday he is...

 

Koch donates $1M for KU business, engineering scholarships

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Koch Industries is donating $1 million for scholarships for business and engineering students at the University of Kansas. The Wichita based petrochemical conglomerate said in a news release Thursday...

 

ACLU suing Kansas City Public Schools for handcuffing boy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — A second-grader who refused a teacher's request to move to a different chair suffered emotional and physical pain when a school resource officer placed the 7-year-old in handcuffs, a lawsuit filed Thurs...

 
 By Jim Suhr    Regional    September 9, 2016

Missouri appeals court order to reveal execution drug source

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Casting it as "a question of exceptional importance,"Missouri has asked a federal appellate court to temporarily block and ultimately scuttle a ruling that requires the state to reveal one of its...

 

Texas sheriff: 1 student dead, 1 hurt in school shooting

ALPINE, Texas (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — A 14-year-old girl died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student Thursday inside a high school in West Texas, according to the local sheriff.... Full story

 

University of Texas honoring first blacks who enrolled

AUSTIN, Texas (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — When Nathaniel Bradford enrolled at the University of Texas in 1963, he couldn't join the band. Or a fraternity. Or play on the football team. The reason: He's black. The Austin American-Statesman (http://...

 

Mom, daughter charged with incest after marrying in Oklahoma

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — A woman and her daughter are facing incest charges after authorities learned the pair were legally married in Oklahoma this year, and that the mother had married her son a few years earlier. The...

 

Pennsylvania IDs its first case of sexually transmitted Zika

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Health officials say they've identified the first person in Pennsylvania to get infected with the Zika virus through sex. Health Secretary Karen Murphy said Thursday a state resident contracted the...

 

Holy cow! California steer vies for world's tallest bovine

EUREKA, Calif. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Holy cow! A giant, 1-ton Holstein steer who loves to eat bread and romps like a puppy at a Northern California zoo is vying for the title of world's tallest bovine. His name is Danniel and he measures 6...

 

Authorities change their tune after arresting opera singer

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — Authorities in Virginia changed their tune after looking into the case of an opera singer who was arrested for making too much noise, reports said Thursday. The Commonwealth's Attorney in Virginia droppe...

 

Q&A: The 4-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — A federal judge has said he'll rule by Friday on the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's lawsuit that challenges federal permits for the four-state, $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. The lawsuit alleges that...

 

Idaho top Western state for per capita farm income

BOISE, Idaho (AP, posted Sept. 8, 2016) — While Idaho lost ground in 2015 among the 11 Western states in the rankings for farm cash receipts and net farm income it remained No. 1 when it comes to those categories on a per capita basis. "To me, (tha...

 

Okla. St. recalling last year in preparing for Central Mich.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP, posted Sept. 9, 2016) — After a dominating victory last week over Southeastern Louisiana, No. 22 Oklahoma State knows it will face a much more difficult test on Saturday against Central Michigan. The Cowboys also faced the...

 

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