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Headlines: High School Playoffs Delay, Executions & Tinker Bribery

Headlines for Friday, December 5, 2014:

  • A judge is delaying a 3A football playoff game between Locust Grove and Heritage Hall. (Tulsa World)

  • A U.S. District Judge is considering new rules by Oklahoma to limit media outlets at executions. (Journal Record)

  • The President of an Oklahoma City defense contractor faces charges of bribing a Tinker official. (NewsOK)

  • An oil company is finding success in a basin southwest of Oklahoma City. (Journal Record)

  • The mayor of Tulsa is pitching a public safety tax to increase police response time. (Tulsa World)

  • A new report ranks Oklahoma among five other states struggling with high rates of mental illness and a lack of access to treatment. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • An Oklahoma organization is working to make changes in alcohol laws in our state. (Journal Record)

  • Residents of Payne County got shook by an earthquake shortly before bedtime. (News9)

  • Despite issues off the field for Locust Grove’s Football team, its quarterback is getting accolades for what he’s done on the field. (NewsOK)

  • While one 3A high school semi-final game is postponed, the other between Cushing and Kingfisher is moving forward. (Stillwater News Press)

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