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Some witnesses said the crash in the city of Wilton Manors appeared to be an intentional act, but authorities told reporters that they were investigating all possibilities.
Local headlines for Friday, June 18, 2021
The West Virginia Democrat, who holds a crucial centrist position in the divided Senate, has offered a new series of voting and election provisions he said he'd support.
The president says the U.S. will respond if it keeps getting hit with cyberattacks linked to Russia. But Putin has shown little interest in combatting cyber crimes called ransomware-as-a-service.
Legal experts say the state's law is unconstitutional. But it could have a chilling effect on the state's law enforcement officers anyway.
The Native American Media Alliance in collaboration with the Cherokee Nation Film Office announced on Tuesday the first recipients of a new fellowship aimed to help Native American writers get a leg up in the film industry.
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections said William S. Key Correctional Center in Ft. Supply is unsafe and too expensive to keep open.
Needle exchange programs can link people to critical treatment and prevent the spread of infectious disease, but they’re often associated with large coastal or European cities. Now, conservative Oklahoma is opening up to the idea.
The 7-2 decision threw out the challenge to the law, saying Texas and other objecting GOP-dominated states were not required to pay anything under the mandate provision and thus lacked standing.
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