O.U. is cutting it's budget

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$20-million is being cut from the budget of the University of Oklahoma. The cuts will be achieved by early retirement buyouts for faculty and staff which will impact about 400 people. Other positions will be eliminated and department budgets cuts will include decreases in purchases and travel.

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AG Pruitt steps into prayer and sports at public schools

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In a formal legal opinion Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt says a new policy prohibiting public prayer at playoff events is overly broad. The policy was put in place by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.

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Halliburton offering deals to settle pollution suit

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Halliburton is moving to settle up with as many people as possible over lawsuits involving the companies acknowledged pollution of water wells in Duncan. The pollution involved ammonium perchlorate which was from spent rocket fuel the company burned in open pits for decades. 83 people who sued the company have so far agreed to the deal.

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