A tornado tore homes and businesses apart in a densely populated area of Dallas, where only minor injuries were reported, but a person was killed by a falling tree in northwest Arkansas as a late-night series of storms caused chaos in several states.

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WASHINGTON — Members of the U.S. House voted Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump’s removal of U.S. troops in Syria, with Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin the sole Oklahoman in the House to vote against the measure.

The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the deadly toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial over the crisis.

he U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don't fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday, even though President Donald Trump has insisted he is pulling troops out of the country and getting out of "endless wars."

A local group is turning an annual downtown prayer vigil into a monthly occurrence as a time of prayer for local, state and national leaders, with the next meeting set for noon Wednesday.

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According to the Enid Public Schools Graduation Rate and College Remediation Report, Enid High School's graduation rate is 80% overall. The rate is highest for white students at 83%, followed by Asian students at 81%, Hispanic students at 74% and black students at 67%.

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The 15 United Way partner agencies that benefit from the event are Booker T. Washington Center, Cimarron Council Boy Scouts of America, American Red Cross serving NW Oklahoma, Community Development Support Association, Catholic Charities, Denny Price Family YMCA, Garfield County Child Advocacy Council, Hedges Speech and Hearing, Human Services Alliance of Greater Enid, Loaves and Fishes of NW Oklahoma, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, RSVP, The Salvation Army, YWCA of Enid, and Youth and Family Services.

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South 7th will be closed at its intersection with Garriott and along the 700 block of 7th.

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Oklahoma is set to launch a sexual assault evidence tracking system in February. That would allow victims and law enforcement to track the status of their rape kits through processing.

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Don Blanding Poetry Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at 1505 Osage.

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The annual Waukomis Grade School Carnival will be held noon Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Waukomis Elementary School.

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Since the start of 2015, nearly 2,700 assaults were reported behind bars, according to statistics released by the Department of Corrections in response to an open records request.

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A 36-year-old Waynoka man was injured Thursday evening in a single-vehicle crash in Woods County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting.

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The Okeene congregation will team up with New Hope United Methodist Church of Enid on Oct. 26, 2019, in a bingo night fundraiser, part of an ongoing effort to forgive a total of $4.5 million in medical debt for families in need in 17 Northwest Oklahoma counties.

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In the movie, the homeless population of Cincinnati turns the public library into an emergency shelter during severely cold weather. The situation develops into a standoff with the police, and highlights issues of homelessness and mental illness.

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Veterans, civic organizations, schools and individuals are being sought to participate in the annual Veterans Day Parade, set for 11 a.m. Nov. 9 on the downtown Square in Enid.

Efforts to settle thousands of lawsuits related to the nation's opioid epidemic intensified Wednesday ahead of the scheduled start of arguments in the first federal trial over the crisis.

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Last year, the Enid nonprofit equine therapy center swept with a crew of eight, taking home all gold and one silver medal, according to Bennie's Barn founder Chip Baker.

The citizen-led Board on Legislative Compensation voted 7-2 to increase lawmakers’ pay by nearly $12,500 a year. When the raise takes effect Nov. 18, 2020, lawmakers will earn an annual base salary of $47,500.

he toll of death and destruction from a typhoon that tore through central and northern Japan climbed Tuesday, as the government said it was considering approving a special budget for the disaster response and eventual reconstruction.

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"The question I keep coming back to is why don't we know who this individual is? "I mean they're basing an impeachment process, trying to remove the president of the United States based on some anonymous whistleblower again with no firsthand knowledge." — Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio

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