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State Challenges New Glossip Evidence

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Lawyers for the state have challenged new evidence in the murder conviction of Richard Glossip saying new witness testimony is "inherently suspect." Meanwhile attorneys for Glossip now say one of Oklahoma's preferred execution drugs is available if the state would just look for it.

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More Bison Headed to Oklahoma

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The Cherokee Nation is adding to its bison herd in northeastern Oklahoma. The 50 new bison come from a national park in South Dakota. Last year the tribe brought in 68 head of bison to the 1,000 acre ranch.

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Corporation Commission Adds More Wells to Their Cushing Action Plan

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Four injection wells in the Cushing area are being shut down and nine more have been ordered to reduce volume levels by 25%. The action from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission comes after a series of strong earthquakes near the Cushing area in recent weeks. The nation's largest crude oil storage facility is located in Cushing which is also known as the, "Pipeline Capitol of the world."

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Higher Education Officials Plea for Lower Budget Cuts

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The presidents of several Oklahoma colleges and universities met today behind closed doors with legislative budget writers to plea for an easing in budget cuts to higher education. It is now apparent that the proposed cigarette tax to fund the states medicaid system won't pass the Oklahoma House which is planning on a reduced cut to the states Medicaid agency instead.

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