Another week has passed and here is your chance to catch up on some of what you might have missed.
Family members and survivors dedicated the USS Oklahoma Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 66 years after the USS Oklahoma capsized after being hit by Japanese torpedoes Dec. 7, 1941.
Oklahoma County District 1 Commissioner Willa Johnson was to undergo surgery after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
University of Oklahoma football player Lendy Holmes will return to the cornerback position in the Fiesta Bowl against West Virginia while starter Reggie Smith is out with an injury.
A second suspect in an officer-involved shooting turned himself in to Oklahoma City police. Cory Maxwell, 24, surrendered at police headquarters, Lt. Ron Bacy said.
The body of a Duncan man missing for almost two weeks was found floating in Waurika Lake, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. Bobby Ray Bilbrey, 64, was last seen about 9:30 a.m. Nov. 27 as he left his home to go fishing, the patrol said.
State Treasurer Scott Meacham said that a recent drop in sales tax revenue could be caused by Oklahoma’s new immigration law, House Bill 1804. State Rep. Randy Terrill, author of the bill, said this downturn was to be expected and Oklahoma will have a net savings because less money will be spent on expenses caused by illegal immigrants.
Former Deer Creek teacher Tim Draper regained his license from the state Board of Education after a lengthy conflict over his certification and record of professional development. Draper is an alternatively certified teacher, not taking the traditional path to becoming an educator.
The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 to give judges leeway to reject sentencing guidelines’ recommendations in crack cocaine cases if they believe prison terms would be longer than necessary.
Cristina Fernandez was sworn in at Buenos Aires as Argentina’s first elected female president, completing a rare husband-wife transfer of power.
Mourners remembered motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel at his funeral services in his hometown of Butte, Mont.
State financial officials warned that the exceptional economic growth spurt that Oklahoma has seen over the past four years will likely see a real slowdown during the state government’s upcoming fiscal year.
Democratic presidential candidate and Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden urged the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the CIA’s destruction of videotaped interrogations of terrorism suspects.
Gov. Brad Henry asked Oklahomans who have been without power this week to remain patient. He said state officials will ask the president to issue a major disaster declaration, which would allow Oklahoma to receive federal funds.
The cost of moving the Air Defense Artillery School from Fort Bliss in Texas to Fort Sill has risen from $247 million to $326 million, according to a new government report that says the Pentagon will save far less than first estimated from the 2005 base closure round.
Utilities crews worked to restore power to homes and businesses in Oklahoma and the outages dropped to about 331,000 customers.
Lawmakers in New Jersey approved a measure that will make that state the first in four decades to abolish the death penalty.
A new Web site, mandated by legislation written by Sens. Tom Coburn and Barak Obama, will allow people to see who receives government contracts and grants.
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