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# oklahoma - Saturday 14 June, 2014

An American company is now selling a bulletproof blanket to kids
# Bodyguard Blanket
# Bodyguard Blanket

An American company is now selling a bulletproof blanket to kids

Jun 14th 2014, 10:30 AM 14,464 Views 64 Comments

The product has gone on sale with various warning about crazed gunmen and Mother Nature.

# oklahoma - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty
# Clayton Lockett
# Clayton Lockett

White House says botched execution wasn't humane, but maintains support for death penalty

Apr 30th 2014, 7:39 PM 24,018 Views 122 Comments

President Barack Obama believes the death penalty doesn’t deter crime, but still supports it in some cases.

Another dramatic finish as Memphis take lead over OKC while Clippers win on historic day
# Game 5
From The42
# Game 5

Another dramatic finish as Memphis take lead over OKC while Clippers win on historic day

Apr 30th 2014, 9:48 AM 2,416 Views 1 Comment

But Benny The Bull couldn’t stop Washington advancing past Chicago and into the second round.

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

US inmate 'tortured' in botched execution

Apr 30th 2014, 7:43 AM 32,530 Views 203 Comments

Clayton Lockett died after a massive heart attack yesterday, 40 minutes into the execution.

# oklahoma - Thursday 24 April, 2014

The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

The first 'double execution' in the US for 14 years will be carried out on Tuesday

Apr 24th 2014, 9:52 PM 42,623 Views 180 Comments

The move comes as a court ruled that Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them.

# oklahoma - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city
# Monumental Request
From The Daily Edge
# Monumental Request

This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city

Jan 7th 2014, 5:30 PM 1,994 Views 7 Comments

It’s one hell of a plan. Ahem.

# oklahoma - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Russell Westbrook drops three-point game-winner with 0.1 seconds to spare
# Give Thanks
From The42
# Give Thanks

Russell Westbrook drops three-point game-winner with 0.1 seconds to spare

Nov 30th 2013, 1:49 PM 2,364 Views 1 Comment

The Oklahoma Thunders point guard held his nerve with a late, late swish.

# oklahoma - Monday 25 November, 2013

Burrito causes bomb scare in Oklahoma
# Beansplosion
From The Daily Edge
# Beansplosion

Burrito causes bomb scare in Oklahoma

Nov 25th 2013, 8:58 AM 1,036 Views 0 Comments

Well, burritos CAN cause explosions…

# oklahoma - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Bodies found in cars in Oklahoma lake may solve decades-old mystery
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Bodies found in cars in Oklahoma lake may solve decades-old mystery

Sep 18th 2013, 8:48 PM 27,594 Views 15 Comments

Three of the bodies are believed to be those of a group of teenagers who disappeared in the early 1970s on their way to a football game.

# oklahoma - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Indoor eagle release goes as well as can be expected
# U-S-A
From The Daily Edge
# U-S-A

Indoor eagle release goes as well as can be expected

Aug 29th 2013, 10:50 AM 1,102 Views 1 Comment

That is, not very well at all.

# oklahoma - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes
# Twister
# Twister

Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes

Jun 1st 2013, 7:26 AM 7,015 Views 7 Comments

Watch a video of the intense storm.

# oklahoma - Monday 27 May, 2013

Obama offers solace in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Obama offers solace in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma

May 27th 2013, 6:40 PM 4,248 Views 7 Comments

The tornado injured 377 people, destroyed 1,200 homes and affected an estimated 33,000 people.

# oklahoma - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes

May 26th 2013, 7:00 PM 17,491 Views 22 Comments

“I was told there would be at least one nun sitting in the Late Late Show audience, knitting. And sure enough, there she was”.

# oklahoma - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Photos: Oklahoma deals with destruction after worst tornado in decades
# Disaster
# Disaster

Photos: Oklahoma deals with destruction after worst tornado in decades

May 25th 2013, 8:15 AM 3,917 Views 9 Comments

The US state is coming to terms with the massive tornado which left 24 people dead and levelled entire neighbourhoods.

# oklahoma - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado

May 22nd 2013, 9:32 PM 8,826 Views 13 Comments

Preliminary causes of death suggest both infants – aged just four and seven months old – died of head trauma.

Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children
# Disaster
# Disaster

Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children

May 22nd 2013, 8:36 AM 3,570 Views 7 Comments

“There are empty spaces where there used to be living rooms, and bedrooms, and classrooms, and, in time, we’re going to need to refill those spaces with love and laughter and community.”

# oklahoma - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Kevin Durant gives $1million to the Oklahoma Tornado Relief fund
# Oklahoma
From The42
# Oklahoma

Kevin Durant gives $1million to the Oklahoma Tornado Relief fund

May 21st 2013, 7:57 PM 1,859 Views 1 Comment

Generous move from the OKC talisman.

VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

VIDEO: Emotional reunion as tornado survivor finds dog buried alive under house

May 21st 2013, 11:37 AM 9,615 Views 42 Comments

Barbara Garcia was in the middle of an interview with a CBS reporter when the little pooch poked his head out of the rubble.

Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs
# Twister
# Twister

Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs

May 21st 2013, 8:55 AM 11,579 Views 39 Comments

Twenty children have been killed after the twister struck an elementary school in the town of Moore.

Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister
# Disaster
# Disaster

Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister

May 21st 2013, 7:34 AM 12,385 Views 41 Comments

The tornado, which ripped through an elementary school, has killed at least 51 people but the death toll is expected to rise.

# oklahoma - Saturday 9 March, 2013

VIDEO: High-school basketball player costs his team the game with buzzer-beater at wrong end
# Viral
From The42
# Viral

VIDEO: High-school basketball player costs his team the game with buzzer-beater at wrong end

Mar 9th 2013, 11:49 AM 1,942 Views 3 Comments

“The kid feels terrible.”

# oklahoma - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

US man refers to 'very close race' for presidency just before execution
# Death Row
# Death Row

US man refers to 'very close race' for presidency just before execution

Nov 7th 2012, 6:57 AM 10,853 Views 7 Comments

Oklahoma executed a convicted murderer who referenced the presidential race in his final words last night.

# oklahoma - Thursday 17 May, 2012

An aspiring PGA golfer might have shot the lowest round in the history of golf last weekend
# Way Under Par
From The42
# Way Under Par

An aspiring PGA golfer might have shot the lowest round in the history of golf last weekend

May 17th 2012, 8:30 PM 1,111 Views 0 Comments

Pretty good, I guess.

# oklahoma - Sunday 15 April, 2012

US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma
# Storms
# Storms

US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma

Apr 15th 2012, 12:34 PM 1,679 Views 3 Comments

Five people, including two children, have been killed by a tornado that struck in Oklamhoma early this morning after warning signals failed to sound.

# oklahoma - Saturday 14 April, 2012

WATCH: Westbrook slams home Durant alley-oop for 'Dunk of the Year'
# Epic Thunder
From The42
# Epic Thunder

WATCH: Westbrook slams home Durant alley-oop for 'Dunk of the Year'

Apr 14th 2012, 3:03 PM 739 Views 0 Comments

The diminutive point-guard’s eyes lit up when his esteemed Oklahoma Thunder teammate put this pass airborne …

# oklahoma - Friday 13 April, 2012

Desperate woman in Dublin saved by emergency team... in Oklahoma
# Quick Thinking
# Quick Thinking

Desperate woman in Dublin saved by emergency team... in Oklahoma

Apr 13th 2012, 8:36 AM 10,166 Views 29 Comments

911 dispatchers in the US scrambled to trace the woman’s international call.

# oklahoma - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Tulsa residents fearful after shootings which leave three dead
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Tulsa residents fearful after shootings which leave three dead

Apr 8th 2012, 9:25 AM 2,227 Views 1 Comment

Investigators in the US city believe the shootings, which also injured two others, could be linked having taken place within a three mile radius of each other.

# oklahoma - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down

Mar 25th 2012, 4:04 PM 10,335 Views 25 Comments

Oklahoma officers were videoed pulling the man by his legs as he lay face-down on the floor.

# oklahoma - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday
# US 2012
# US 2012

Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday

Mar 7th 2012, 7:29 AM 1,717 Views 9 Comments

Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.

As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’
Live Mar 7th 2012, 4:00 AM

As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’

# oklahoma - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles
# Super Tuesday
# Super Tuesday

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Mar 6th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,034 Views 13 Comments

Voters in 10 US states will today decide on who should be the Republican presidential nominee, with everything to play for.

# oklahoma - Thursday 26 January, 2012

WATCH: Player ejected after awesome slam dunk
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

WATCH: Player ejected after awesome slam dunk

Jan 26th 2012, 11:11 AM 1,338 Views 0 Comments

You wouldn’t see it in the GAA…

# oklahoma - Sunday 1 January, 2012

WATCH: SkyCam accident disrupts Oklahoma-Iowa encounter From The42

WATCH: SkyCam accident disrupts Oklahoma-Iowa encounter

Jan 1st 2012, 12:26 PM 1,002 Views 0 Comments

No one was hurt after a camera came crashing onto the field during a college football game.

# oklahoma - Thursday 22 September, 2011

YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme
# Virals
From The42
# Virals

YouTube Top 10: because trikes are that extreme

Sep 22nd 2011, 2:03 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

Also in this week’s countdown: booty-shaking LPGA golfers, Ben Foden’s cringe-proof rapping and Roberto Soldado out-Fernandoing a certain Chelsea striker.

# oklahoma - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Wildfires strike Texas and Oklahoma
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Wildfires strike Texas and Oklahoma

Aug 31st 2011, 2:36 PM 162 Views 0 Comments

The fires occurred following dry weather and high temperatures and led to evacuations from homes.

# oklahoma - Friday 22 July, 2011

Man who faked autism and wore a nappy jailed for sexual battery
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Man who faked autism and wore a nappy jailed for sexual battery

Jul 22nd 2011, 8:24 AM 2,533 Views 12 Comments

Oklahoma man Mark Anthony Richardson II tricked two women into caring for him and changing his nappy.