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Watch Festival Crowd Sing Happy Birthday to Halestorm's Lzzy Hale

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Cassette Sales Way Up, Material Shortage Causes Production Delay

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Godsmack Show Support for James Hetfield: He's an Icon to Us — Interview

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New Music: Babymetal, Jinjer, Toothgrinder, Lacuna Coil, Otherwise + More

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Local News

Nature & You: A birdwatching hobby can jangle the nerves

By Neil GarrisonFor The OklahomanI am a bird watcher. It is a hobby that I enjoy, not the least of which is the fact that it is a laidback, relaxing undertaking....

Family seeks answers after police kill Texas woman at home

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her Texas home while responding to a neighbor's call about an open front door "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before he opened fire, an attorney for the woman's family said."You didn't hear the officer shout, 'Gun, gun, gun,'" attorney Lee Merritt said after viewing video taken from a Fort Worth officer's bodycam during Saturday's shooting of Atatiana Jefferson, 28.

Turkey's Erdogan signals imminent assault on Syrian-Kurdish held city of Manbij, in sixth day of Turkish offensive

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's Erdogan signals imminent assault on Syrian-Kurdish held city of Manbij, in sixth day of Turkish offensive .

Spain's Supreme Court sentences former Catalonian vice president, Oriol Junqueras, to 13 years in prison for sedition

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court sentences former Catalonian vice president, Oriol Junqueras, to 13 years in prison for sedition.

Pardon and Parole Board members begin giving reasons for denying parole

By Darla SlipkeStaff writer dslipke@oklahoman.comAs Pardon and Parole Board members voted on parole cases this month, they gave reasons for the cases they denied.The board started implementing the voluntary practice last month to increase transparency and provide inmates with possible steps toward improvement if their parole is denied.

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