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Oklahoma turnpike tolls will increase next month
The increase comes on the heels of a 12 percent hike in March and precedes another planned 2.5 percent raise effective July 1, 2019.Document: Increased toll rates effective January 2018 Read More
The risks of bitcoin trading
Bitcoin trading has become especially frenzied in recent weeks as new investors have dived into the volatile market. But the mostly unregulated digital currency is also vulnerable to hackers. Read More
U.S. economy continues its strong performance
Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1%. CNNMoney's Christine Romans reports. Read More
Where's the skepticism as bitcoin keeps soaring?
Dave Chapman of cryptocurrency exchange Octagon Strategy says "Bitcoin is no longer seen as a fad" and expects the price to keep going up as futures trading platforms on traditional exchanges begin to open up. But he believes better regulation and consumer protections are good for the market as well. Read More
Bitcoin's price swings wildly, touching above $19,000
The price of bitcoin swung wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply within minutes. The frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on a major U.S. exchange. Even parts of Wall Street are concerned. Read More
CVS-Aetna merger could transform health care industry
CVS's deal to buy Aetna for $69 billion could transform the health care industry, allowing customers to get more health care at the pharmacy. But it will need to clear a government regulatory review first. Read More
You could grow your future home
Mushroom root and hemp may be the future of home construction as companies like Ecovative design new building materials. Read More
Facebook introduces Messenger Kids
Facebook just unveiled Messenger Kids, a spinoff of the company's Messenger app that lets kids connect with contacts approved by their parents. Read More
Matt Lauer fired from NBC News
"Today" host Matt Lauer was fired for "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace," according to NBC. Read More
Washington Post exposes fake Roy Moore accuser
The Washington Post caught conservative group Project Veritas trying to trick the newspaper into running a fake sexual abuse allegation about Roy Moore. CNN Senior Media Correspondent Brian Stelter reports. Read More
Political State Podcast: Just when I thought I was out…
Justin and Ben talk about the governor’s veto, another special session and the tax reform debate in Washington. Read More
Charlie Rose suspended by CBS after accusations of sexual harassment
Eight women have accused Charlie Rose of sexual harassment, according to the Washington Post. Rose apologized for his "inappropriate behavior" and said he is "greatly embarrassed." Read More
Edmond's newest bank offers small business focus and community banking
As Peoples Bank & Trust Co. grows, the 111-year-old Edmond institution relies on community banking values paired with expanding product offerings and technology. This year, the bank also expanded physically by building its second full-service branch in Edmond.  “We have discovered over... Read More
How Christy Turlington Burns turned a personal scare into a maternal mission
Supermodel Christy Turlington Burns founded the maternal health organization Every Mother Counts after a potentially life-threatening complication delivering her first child. She tells CNN's Poppy Harlow why she is committed to making pregnancy and childbirth safer for all mothers. Read More
Political State Podcast: Cut and run
Rep. Emily Virgin, D-Norman, joins the podcast to talk about the coming end of the special session and where the Legislature stands headed into 2018. Read More