A man attempting to steal gasoline managed to set a house, a car and himself on fire in the process.
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Dozens injured as explosions rock Boston Marathon
At least two explosions occurred at 2:50 p.m. Monday near the finish line at the Boston Marathon, injuring dozens of spectators.
Saturday delivery will continue — for now
People who check their mailboxes for magazines, catalogs and bills on Saturdays can continue that part of their weekend routine — at least for now.
Officials warn of salmonella dangers from baby poultry
Easter and the spring season is the time of year when baby poultry, including chicks, ducklings, goslings, and baby turkeys are given as gifts or put on display in stores for children to touch and hold.
Republicans submit budget
House Republicans presented our annual budget blueprint last week, followed the next day by Senate Democrats. The contrast between the two plans could not be more stark.
Doctor warns norovirus spreads easily
With the country in the midst of a record year for influenza cases, doctors at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are warning Oklahomans to watch out for another violent and virulent illness called the norovirus.
19 killed in fiery air balloon accident
The terror lasted less than two minutes: Smoke poured from a hot air balloon carrying sightseers on a sunrise flight over the ancient city of Luxor. The balloon burst in a flash of flame and then plummeted about 1,000 feet to earth. A farmer watched helplessly as tourists trying to escape the blazing gondola leaped to their deaths.
Breast cancer drug approved by FDA
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.
Women’s security raised by American Indian leader
The president of the National Congress of American Indians urged the House on Thursday to pass the Violence Against Women Act so Native Americans and Alaska Natives can “protect their own people and surrounding communities against brutality.”
Pope's resignation no shock to Ada woman
Unlike many Catholics, Linda Schaefer was not shocked to learn that Pope Benedict XVI is retiring at the end of this month.
No Saturday delivery
The U.S. Postal Service’s decision to eliminate weekend delivery will affect businesses that send out bills and receive payments in the mail, said Mellanie Jones, marketing director for Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada.
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