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Oklahoma woman mauled to death by seven small dogs

Oklahoma woman mauled to death by seven small dogsA woman in Oklahoma has died after she was mauled to death by pack of seven dogs. Tracy Garcia was attacked by the dogs, who are thought to have weighed less than 20kg and were no more than knee high, near her home. Police shot one dog and the rest were put down at an animal shelter.



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Oklahoma Woman Killed in Attack by Pack of Small Dachshund Dogs

Oklahoma Woman Killed in Attack by Pack of Small Dachshund DogsTracy Garcia, 52, died after being attacked by seven dogs



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The Latest: Troopers hit in Oklahoma shootout leave hospital

The Latest: Troopers hit in Oklahoma shootout leave hospitalTALIHINA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of several Oklahoma troopers who were serving a warrant in southeast Oklahoma (all times local):



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LGBTQ Groups Call New Oklahoma Adoption Law Discriminatory

LGBTQ Groups Call New Oklahoma Adoption Law DiscriminatoryA new "faith-based" adoption law signed by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday



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Oklahoma man convicted in 5 killings awaits sentencing

Oklahoma man convicted in 5 killings awaits sentencingTULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man convicted in the fatal stabbings of five family members could learn Friday whether a jury thinks he should spend the rest of his life behind bars.



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Oklahoma wildfires kill hundreds of cattle, blacken pastures

Oklahoma wildfires kill hundreds of cattle, blacken pasturesWind-driven wildfires that began in mid-April, fueled by severe drought, have killed hundreds of cattle and destroyed more than 300,000 acres in Oklahoma, authorities said on Monday. Oklahoma has been grappling with several wildfires this month, including the Rhea Fire in the western part of the state. Oklahoma’s governor, Mary Fallin, recently issued a state of emergency for 52 counties due to the wildfires that blackened close to 350,000 total acres – an area roughly equal to half the size of Rhode Island.



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200,000 acres burned in deadly Oklahoma wildfires

200,000 acres burned in deadly Oklahoma wildfiresAn outbreak of wildfires has most of Oklahoma under a state of emergency, and about 1,400 people have been forced from their homes. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud is in Vici, where the flames have burned farms and killed cattle.



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Hunter burned, homes evacuated in Oklahoma wildfires

Hunter burned, homes evacuated in Oklahoma wildfiresOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma turkey hunter was found alive but badly burned Friday after spending the night trapped by one of two wildfires raging in northwestern Oklahoma that forced about 1,400 people from their homes.



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Latest: Oklahoma wildfires force evacuation of 1,400 people

Latest: Oklahoma wildfires force evacuation of 1,400 peopleWOODWARD, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires that have burned thousands of acres in northwestern Oklahoma (all times local):



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'Momentum is on our side,' Oklahoma teachers union leader declares with strike in ninth day

'Momentum is on our side,' Oklahoma teachers union leader declares with strike in ninth dayBy Heidi Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – Oklahoma teachers carried their walkout over school funding and higher pay into a ninth day on Tuesday as the Republican party governor signed school revenue bills that fell short of their demands. Schools in the state’s largest cities, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, were shut on Tuesday and planned to close on Wednesday. A non-partisan poll released on Friday showed 72 percent of voters in Oklahoma, where teacher’s pay is near the bottom among U.S. states, supported the walkout.



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