By Gregory S. Ostrowski Learn more at NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Make no mistake about it, most Americans working in the private sector are on their own when it comes to saving for retirement. According to a study released in 2013 by the Bureau of Labor...
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Tax preparers do a big chunk of America’s tax returns — more than 80 million a year, according to the IRS — but if you’re nervous about handing confidential information to someone in a largely unregulated field, you’re not alone.Read more on...
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By Cheryl Welch Learn more about Cheryl on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Being sick is stressful and painful, and high health-care bills only make a bad situation more difficult.Read more on NewsOK.com
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FROM STAFF REPORTSA red flag warning for high fire danger and a wind advisory has been issued for Tuesday for most of Oklahoma, the National Weather Service reports. The warning and the advisory, which includes all but eastern parts of the state, will be...
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An attack in the town of Madagali on 13 January saw two women detonate their devices, killing themselves, two babies, and four others. They had passed a vigilante checkpoint, mistaken for civilians because they were carrying infants. Female attackers...
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By Ryan AberAUSTIN, TEXAS — The present might be rough for Oklahoma basketball. The future, however, looks pretty bright. Sooners freshmen Kristian Doolittle and Kameron McGusty combined for 50 points Monday night as Oklahoma fell to Texas 84-83 at the...
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Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruling Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March.
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Russell Westbrook tied a legendary NBA player’s mark on his way to another triple double, and made the game-winning shot to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 97-95 win over Utah in Salt Lake City on Monday night. Westbrook hit a jumper with one second...
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Texas rallied from a five-point deficit in the final 17 seconds to beat Oklahoma 84-83 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on Monday night. Andrew Jones hit a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left to give the Longhorns the lead 84-83, just seconds...
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By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated PressThese sweet treats, a riff on the very popular summer campfire s'mores, are easy to make, appeal to kids of all ages, and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. There is no baking or fire-roasting so you can make these...
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BY DOUG FEINBERG The Associated PressNEW YORK — UConn, Baylor, South Carolina and Mississippi State would be the four top seeds if the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament began Monday. For the second consecutive year, the NCAA provided a snapshot of the...
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OKLAHOMA CITY – A few days ago, Patrick McKenzie walked to a parking lot not far from his in Oklahoma City apartment. But, what he found on his car left him surprised. “It just didn’t feel right that they could just hold my vehicle hostage like that,” he...
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Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team won its second straight Big 12 game, going on a 16-4 run late to beat TCU 89-76 on Monday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. The Cowboys were in a tight game with the Horned Frogs most of the way, and led...
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It’s not far-fetched for fans of fitness blogger Sara Puhto, who has amassed more than 68,000 followers on Instagram, to think this image is a before and after montage. After all, she’s done her fair share of such “transformation” photos. But, in the...
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GUTHRIE, Okla. – When Winn Hughes returned home Friday afternoon, it was almost incomprehensible what had just happened there. “There was blood on the floor and just a lot of stuff just messed up in the house,” Hughes said. Winn’s two friends were inside...
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By Lindsey Rupp and Molly Smith BloombergReeling from a shaky holiday season and slowing mall traffic, US retailers are facing increasing pressure to close stores as more of their business migrates to the internet. More than 10 percent of US retail...
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MidFirst Bank expands to Dallas Oklahoma City-based MidFirst Bank has expanded its commercial banking business to Dallas. The bank hired Paul Voorhies to lead MidFirst's Dallas effort.Read more on NewsOK.com
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BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.comA group of downtown stakeholders have assembled a wish list of projects they hope to see included on the bond issue going to voters on Sept.Read more on NewsOK.com
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Since it is winter, it is enjoy your indoor greenery. Our outdoor gardens are in winter slumber, so it’s time to talk about house plants with gardening guru Linda Vater. Check out Vater’s gardening pictures, ideas and recipes on her...
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DEL CITY, Okla. – Del City police are investigating after two people were found shot inside the Laundry Station at 4000 S.E. 15th Street. Police have not officially released the victims’ names but tell us they were a man and woman. The woman was the...
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OKLAHOMA CITY – This easy, fantastic dessert is a french classic. It’s perfect for Valentine’s Day – or any other day, for that matter! Recipe: 2 C heavy cream 1 t pure vanilla extract, or use your favorite flavored liqueur (Grand Marnier, Chamboard,...
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HONG KONG (CNNMoney) — Samsung is blaming poorly designed and manufactured batteries for the overheating problems that caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire. “Our investigation, as well as the investigations completed by three independent...
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CHICAGO – You wouldn’t know it watching him run around a room or dominate the foosball table, but Jacob Matthaei has had a pretty tough couple of years. The 4-year-old goes in for treatment every month at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago and,...
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A man who was killed trying to stop a robbery at a San Antonio, Texas, mall is being hailed as a good Samaritan, and police have arrested two suspects who will face murder charges."What we have here is a robbery gone really, really bad," San Antonio...
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The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), a trade group that represents businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgenders, reported this week that the typical LGBT business has been in business, on average, for more than 12 years...
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by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Beginning around two decades ago, for a few years running, the names of two Oklahoma journalists and their respective (and saintly) wives began to appear in the annual list of supporters for the Benedictine Sisters,...
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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Nature Conservancy is looking for conservation-minded leaders to become a part of the 2017-18 Oklahoma Conservation Leadership Academy (OCLA). The OCLA was designed to bring engaged, creative and active members...
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