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This is an Oklahoma City area briefs package for Aug. 16. Read More
Fresno freaks over Tinker aircraft
An AWACs plane from Tinker Air Force Base doing touch-and-go landings at a Fresno airport caused some excitement in the central California city. Read More
Achievers for Aug. 15
Karsen Pierce, a junior at Piedmont High School, was a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders. Read More
World War II-era letters provide OKC woman a link to father she never knew
In World War II, Navy Seabee Edgar Barton sent more than 200 letters to his wife, Flossie, back home in Tecumseh, Oklahoma. The correspondence provided Twila Gonzales an intimate link to the father she never knew. Read More
Oklahoma Senate candidate to speak in Yukon
Steven Vincent, Democratic candidate for Senate District 45, won the Democratic primary with more than 92 percent of the vote. He will speak on Monday in Yukon. Read More
Navy secretary on transgender troops: 'Any patriot' should be allowed to serve
The recently confirmed secretary of the Navy says he will follow any order the president gives on transgender troops, but that “any patriot” should be allowed to serve. Read More
Russia sends a spy plane over Pentagon, Capitol and Trump's golf course
The Tupolev Tu-154 plane was unarmed and is one of over a dozen flights over foreign territory Russia has carried out as part of the same initiative. Read More
Trump warns North Korea will 'be in trouble' if it doesn't get its 'act together'
President Donald Trump said Thursday his earlier statements promising "fire and fury" in response to North Korean aggression may have not gone far enough. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that his previous promise of  "fire and fury"  in response to threats from North Korea may have not... Read More
Transgender Service Members Sue Trump Over Military Ban
The lawsuit was filed by two rights groups, but others say they are holding off until the Trump administration takes steps toward implementing the ban. WASHINGTON — Five transgender people serving in the United States military  sued  President Trump and top Pentagon officials on Wednesday, asking that... Read More
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Edmond achievers
Edmond achievers for Aug. 10 Read More
NKorea dismisses Trump's threat, warns of 'absolute force'
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday officially dismissed President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury," declaring the American leader "bereft of reason" and warning ominously, "Only absolute force can work on him." Read More
Camp offers sense of normalcy for Oklahoma patients
Camp Cavett provided a summer experience for patients from The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Read More
Choctaw sailor keeps Navy wing flying
A 2014 Carl Albert High School graduate and Choctaw native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Read More
Wilham to take over Oklahoma National Guard top job
Wilham will take over as commanding officer of the Oklahoma National Guard units Wednesday. Read More
Trump warns NKorea of 'fire and fury' if it threatens US
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: If N. Korea escalates nuclear threat, 'they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen. Read More
Report: US assesses NKorea can fit nuke inside a missile
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post is reporting that U.S. intelligence officials assess that North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. That would mean North Korea has passed a crucial threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power.... Read More
OKC native helps repair Latvian children’s facility
Thirty-four Alaska Air Guardsmen from the 176th Civil Engineer Squadron and support units repaired a children’s center as part of a humanitarian-civic assistance project. Read More
Video: Tinker, the B-52 and the future
The B-52 is expected to remain the backbone of the U.S. bomber force until at least 2050. And Tinker Air Force Base is expected to play a key role in keeping the iconic aircraft aloft. Read More
Achievers
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Aubrey Steele Joseph Trower graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, on July 20. Read More

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