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Empire Petroleum Corporation Announces a Joint Development Agreement with Petroleum Independent & Exploration LLC

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 11, 2020-- Empire Petroleum Corporation ("Empire") (OTCQB:EMPR) announced today that it has completed an equity transaction and a field level debt issuance, fully funding a substantial workover/recompletion program...

 

Oklahoma deputy fatally shoots man after brief chase

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A northeastern Oklahoma sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man who tried to grab another deputy's gun following a brief chase early Tuesday, a sheriff said. The chase began when a deputy tried to stop the man for having no rear...

 

Body found in 1986 in Kansas creek was California woman

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A beaten body found 34 years ago in a Kansas creek has been identified as a Los Angeles woman, authorities announced Tuesday. Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said the woman, long referred to as "Mrs. Molly," was Robin Ann...

 

Police say 2 killed, another injured in Topeka shooting

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Two people were killed and another person injured in a late-night shooting at a Topeka mobile home park, police said. Officers were called to the mobile home park around 10:15 p.m. Monday and found three people with gunshot...

 

Walker finds skeletal remains in southeast Kansas

MCCUNE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of decomposed human remains in rural southeast Kansas. The Crawford County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that someone found the skeletal remains Monday while out on a walk....

 

ClassWallet Awarded Contract by State of Oklahoma to Distribute Federal Funds Supporting Private School Tuition and Educational Needs of Low-Income Families During COVID-19

MIAMI and OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ClassWallet has been awarded a contract from the office of Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt to implement its innovative fintech platform to help distribute $18 million in federal funds to support...

 
 By SEAN MURPHY    Regional    August 12, 2020 

Oklahoma governor donates plasma after coronavirus recovery

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Several members of Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's staff, along with five state lawmakers, have recovered from the coronavirus and have agreed to donate plasma to help other virus patients recover, Stitt's office announced on Tuesd...

 

'Black Lives Matter' sign in Tulsa defaced with blue paint

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A "Black Lives Matter" street sign in Tulsa that has been the cause of ongoing tension has been vandalized amid national calls for racial justice. Community members repainted the sign Sunday after it was defaced with a line of...

 

Strong winds 'likely' toppled train in western Oklahoma

GAGE, Okla. (AP) — A BNSF Railways train derailment in western Oklahoma was "likely" caused by wind gusts of up to 70 mph (113 kph), National Weather Service meteorologist Phillip Ware said Tuesday. The strong winds and the derailment both...

 

US attorney experiencing 'tidal wave' of cases after ruling

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors from as far away as New York and Florida are helping the U.S. attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma, deal with what he described Tuesday as a "tidal wave" of new cases resulting from a recent U.S. Supreme Court...

 
 By JOSH FUNK    Regional    August 9, 2020

Profit up 87% at Buffett's firm, but virus slows businesses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the paper value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market, but it took a roughly $10 billion write down on the value of its aircraft...

 

Colorado man sentenced threatening to kill official, lawyer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Colorado man has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for threatening to kill a New Mexico state official and an attorney with a law firm in connection with a fraud case. Federal prosecutors said Andrew Graham,...

 

Man charged in Joplin shooting death at a storage unit

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Carthage man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man at a storage unit in Joplin in December. Mason S. Roach, 24, is accused of killing Jonathan Powell, 36, at the storage unit in west Joplin....

 

Families create 'learning pods' amid uncertain school year

DENVER (AP) — The unprecedented uncertainty whipped up by COVID-19 just weeks before the start of the school year is prompting an increasing number of parents to pursue what amounts to an academic side hustle — small-group "learning pods" that...

 

Oklahoma reports 825 more coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — There are a reported 825 newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Oklahona and three additional deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported Saturday. The department...

 

Adkins will take COVID test after supporter tests positive

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Amanda Adkins, the new Republican nominee in Kansas' 3rd District, will be tested for the coronavirus after a supporter who attended a campaign party tested positive for COVID-19, the campaign announced. The campaign was...

 

Gold King mine spill left linger troubles on Navajo Nation

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — Duane "Chili" Yazzie wears a "Water is Life" shirt as he walks the rows of his farm. He speaks of the river and earth as sacred entities for the Navajo people. But the Shiprock Chapter president can't forget when the river...

 
 By KEN MILLER    Regional    August 9, 2020

4 tribes sue over Oklahoma gambling compacts with 2 others

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four Oklahoma tribes are asking a federal court to void gambling compacts between the state of Oklahoma and two other tribes — agreements that the Oklahoma State Supreme Court recently invalidated. The Cherokee, Chickasaw,...

 

New Mexico dance studio closing after a half-century run

Dozens of perfect circles line the outer walls at Maciolek School of Dance, worn into the wooden floor. They mark the dreams and all the lives who have stepped onto the floor, and then tapped, jazzed and plie'd their way into adulthood. But as of...

 

Officials: deputy arrested on suspicion of domestic battery

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's office said 27-year-old Kellie Geiger was arrested Saturday after a disturbance with "an intimate...

 

3 arrested following fights at pro-police rally in Colorado

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Three people were arrested and another cited after fights broke out a pro-police rally in Colorado, authorities said Sunday. The "Back the Blue" rally began outside the Fort Collins police department Saturday afternoon. C...

 

No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall

As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road trips and no outside guests on campus. No kidding....

 

Oklahoma reports 486 more coronavirus cases, no new deaths

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has 486 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases but no additional deaths due the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, state health officials reported Sunday. The Oklahoma State Department of Health said there are now...

 

Kansans who got coronavirus struggling weeks or months later

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 26,000 people in Kansas have contracted COVID-19. Roughly 350 of them have died. While that's a low death rate, survivors talk of the brutality of the disease, and how full recovery can prove elusive even months...

 

More homes on evacuation notice ahead of Colorado wildfire

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Residents living near a western Colorado wildfire have been told to be ready to evacuate as the blaze expands. The Pine Gulch fire is burning in remote, rough terrain north of Grand Junction and had grown to more than...

 

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