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The KOSU news team curates news of interest to Oklahomans from various sources around the world. Our hope is inform, educate, and entertain.

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Oklahoma Representative Frank Lucas missed 76 percent of meetings this session, according to a report by the Washington Examiner.

KOSU will air the state gubernatorial debate between Republican incumbent Mary Fallin and Democratic challenger Joe Dorman live on Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m. from the campus of Oklahoma State University.

The one-hour debate will be held at the OSU Student Union Theater in Stillwater. Both Fallin and Dorman are graduates of Oklahoma State University.

A writer for The Boston Globe came to Oklahoma City for his daughter's equestrian riding team competition and came home convinced it deserves a place on most bucket lists.

Restaurateur and Moore native Danny Bowien took food critic Peter Meehan on a tour of the Oklahoma City area, treating him to everything from Vietnamese food to fried chicken.

In Chuck Todd's debut as host of NBC's 'Meet the Press' this weekend, Oklahoma City was held up as a city putting politics aside to rebuild and revitalize their infrastructure and economy.

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Federal education officials say Oklahoma's public school standards aren't sufficiently preparing students for college or careers and will pull a waiver that lets the state bypass some provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.

The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to the state Thursday saying that while Oklahoma had benefited from the flexibility, it couldn't justify an extension.

The New York Times published a great story on Oklahoma City on Sunday. Shaila Dewan reports that several former coastal residents are moving to Oklahoma City for affordable housing and more.

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Oklahoma native Krista Tippett, creator and host of the public radio show “On Being,” will be honored Monday with the 2013 National Humanities Medal. Tippett will receive the award from President Obama at a White House ceremony, along with nine other Americans whose work has broadened the nation’s cultural understanding and engagement with the humanities.

Sonia Nazario wrote a highly-informative view on the recent influx of children to the U.S. from Central America for the New York Times. Nazario says we should view this not as an immigration crisis, but as a refugee crisis.

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly agreed to terms with point guard Sebastian Telfair.

The former lottery pick has played for seven NBA teams in nine seasons, but last played in 2013-14 for Tianjin Ronggang in China, averaging 26.1 points and six assists. For his NBA career, Telfair has averaged 7.4 points and 3.5 assists.

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