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E!'s Nina Parker Challenges People to ''Speak Up'' in Powerful Call to Action on Racism

E!'s Nina Parker has a question for people at home: "What are you going to do in this climate to make it different?" In response to the police killing of George Floyd, the...

Designer Virgil Abloh Addresses Backlash Over His Looting Comments and $50 Donation

Designer Virgil Abloh has issued an apology. On Monday, the Louis Vuitton men's artistic director and founder of Off-White took to social media to address his previous comments about...

Adele Says Racism Is ''Alive and Well Everywhere'' After George Floyd's Death

Adele stands in "solidarity" with the Black Lives Matter movement after a week of protests all over the world. "George Floyd's murder has sent shockwaves around the...

George Clooney Calls Racism "Our Pandemic" in Response to George Floyd's Death

George Clooney is using his massive platform to speak up and show his support for the black community. The A-list actor and philanthropist penned an essay for The Daily Beast on Monday...

E!'s Nina Parker Shares Ways to Take Action & Get Involved Amid Nationwide Protests

In the week following George Floyd's death--which reignited a nationwide conversation about issues like systemic racism and police brutality--many have been left feeling heartbroken, angry,...

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OU softball: Sooners' 2000 WCWS title provided blueprint, belief that changed sport forever

By Jenni CarlsonColumnistjcarlson@oklahoman.comTim Walton believes OU softball did more than win a national title in 2000.He thinks the Sooners kicked down a wall, too.Walton, now the coach at Florida, was in his first full year as the OU hitting coach back then.

Las Vegas authorities: Officer shot, police respond to separate shooting amid George Floyd protests.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas authorities: Officer shot, police respond to separate shooting amid George Floyd protests.

Morning roundup: MLB players want 114-game schedule; World Series could extend past Thanksgiving

BASEBALLWorld Series could extend past ThanksgivingMajor League Baseball players ignored claims by clubs that they need to take additional pay cuts, instead proposing they receive a far higher percentage of salaries and commit to a longer schedule as part of a counteroffer to start the coronavirus-delayed season.Players proposed a 114-game regular season Sunday, up from 82 in management’s offer, a person familiar with the plan told The Associated Press.

Another record month for medical marijuana sales in Oklahoma

By Dale DenwaltStaff writer ddenwalt@oklahoman.comOklahoma's medical marijuana industry continues to break sales records.Dispensaries remitted nearly $5.1 million via the state's 7% tax on cannabis, meaning customers spent approximately $73.8 million on medical marijuana in April, according to data released by state tax officials..It's the fourth month in a row sales increased compared with the previous month, a trend that highlights a growing demand for the product more than a year after dispensaries first opened their doors.The sharp rise in sales also coincides with the COVID-19 pandemic that forced many people to work from home and prepare for other retail shortages.

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for June 2, 2020

Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Monday:Oklahoma Sweet:Sunoco Inc.

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