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Headlines: Democrat Wins GOP Seat, Guns at School & Arts District Garage Nearly Full

Headlines for Wednesday, September 9, 2015:

  • State House Democrats manage to take a seat away from the Republican Party. (NewsOK)

  • The wife of murdered Labor Commissioner Mark Costello wants to fill his position. (KFOR)

  • Budget cuts could lead to consolidating law enforcement agencies. (AP)

  • The plan to move a controversial Tulsa soup kitchen fails. (Tulsa World)

  • $6.5B gets approved for Oklahoma roads. (NewsOK)

  • An embattled Rogers County Commissioner gets suspended by a district judge. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma prisons working to reduce solitary confinement. (AP)

  • One Oklahoma school district is using new methods to keep students safe. (News on 6)

  • Tulsa Public Schools raises prices at athletic events for security. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma is getting a grant to help fight prescription drug overdose deaths. (News9)

  • The University of Oklahoma will close its baboon facility within four years. (Norman Transcript)

  • Edmond residents plan to fight a big-box store. (News9)

  • Animal rights group wants a pigeon shoot fundraiser stopped. (NewsOK)

  • Tribe wants monitors for elections. (Tulsa World)

  • Drilling boom means more waste water spills. (StateImpact Oklahoma)

  • Chesapeake Energy and Williams Company are working together. (Journal Record)

  • Downtown OKC Arts Festival wants $1.5M to move next to the Civic Center. (NewsOK)

  • The Arts District Garage in downtown Oklahoma City is getting new tenants. (Journal Record)

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