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6 of the Most Memorable Audience Reactions at the 2019 Emmy Awards

Fist-pumps, claps and hugs abound at the 2019 Emmys. These stars may be A-listers but they're fans just like us. When we cry, they cry, but, unlike us, their tears are caught on...

All the 2019 Emmy Reunions You May Have Missed

Funny seeing you here at TV's biggest night! With so many talented actors and actresses inside the Microsoft Theater Sunday night, it was only a matter of time before pop culture fans...

The Funniest Moments From the 2019 Emmy Awards

No host? No problem! Despite the lack of constant guiding force throughout the night, the 2019 Emmy Awards still delivered big laughs and viral moments throughout its telecast on Sunday...

Every History-Making Moment Made at the 2019 Emmys

Another Emmys ceremony has officially come to a close. Unfortunately Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus fell ever-so short of earning the title for most acting wins, but plenty of her...

Pastel Dresses Ruled the Red Carpet at the 2019 Emmy Awards

Lights, camera... fashion! The 2019 Emmys were full of glitz, glamour and grandiose gowns. Stars like Regina King, Lena Headey, Angelica Ross and many others brought pastel designs to the...

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Stitt’s pick for land office lacks required degree, has faced lawsuits

By Paul MoniesOklahoma WatchGov. Kevin Stitt’s pick to head the Commissioners of the Land Office lacks the advanced degree needed to become permanent secretary and has owned a company involved in legal disputes over oil and gas leases.The Legislature would have to change the job’s qualifications to allow acting secretary Brandt Vawter to become secretary.Vawter was appointed in June to lead the Land Office, which manages a $2.4 billion portfolio of oil and gas assets, agricultural land and commercial property to benefit Oklahoma education.

Trump suggests he raised Bidens with Ukraine's president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's son in a summer phone call with Ukraine's new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations into whether Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about a political rival.Trump told reporters that the July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was "congratulatory" and focused on corruption in the East European nation.

Officials say at least 7 killed as school collapses in Kenya's capital; others taken to hospital

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Officials say at least 7 killed as school collapses in Kenya's capital; others taken to hospital.

Census Bureau struggles to recruit workers due to low unemployment

By Kayla BranchStaff writer kbranch@oklahoman.comBecause of record low unemployment rates, the U.S. Census Bureau is struggling to find enough workers to fill the ranks for the upcoming 2020 count.It is especially challenging in Oklahoma, where the 3.2% unemployment rate is lower than the national average of 3.7%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.“Three percent unemployment essentially means there is no unemployment,” said Shane Ousey, the census area manager for Kansas, Oklahoma and Dallas.“So what we have been doing is appealing to people’s patriotism and sense of duty.

Nature & You: Is nature cruel or benign?

By Neil GarrisonFor The OklahomanIs nature cruel or benign?Week after week, this column is devoted to the wonders and mystery of the natural world.Oh, sure, you could go hiking and one misstep could send you tumbling off of a cliff.

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