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Group plans to demolish theater for new high rise

An Oklahoma City-based investment company said Friday it plans to buy an historic downtown theater complex facing the Myriad Botanical Gardens for nearly $4.3 million, destroy it and build a high-rise office building and parking garage. Full story

Moore school officials move forward with fall plan

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – School officials in Moore say students whose schools were destroyed by a tornado will attend classes in a refurbished junior high school building and a local church when classes resume in the fall. Full story

Will Wichita drill for oil under Century II?

Wichita, Kansas – Got oil? At least two companies hope there is oil under Wichita city land. City council leaders could have the option of allowing someone to drill under Century II for oil. Full story

Woman charged in Marion Co. slaying

A woman was arrested in Oklahoma City after she admitted to stabbing a man to death in Marion County in June, authorities said. Full story

Former Cat Earns NBA Summer League Honors

Oklahoma City beat Houston, 85-77, to win the Orlando Pro Summer League Championship on Friday, July 12. Full story

AT&T announces 100 new support jobs in OKC

AT&T Inc. says it is bringing more than 100 new jobs to Oklahoma at a center that will serve small- and medium-size business customers. Full story

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  Mayors meet in Vegas as sequester’s impact felt back home

Mayor Mick Cornett. R-Oklahoma, talks about the sequester’s impact on local economies and what mayors this weekend across the country can do about it during their meeting in Las Vegas.

  Veteran storm chasers killed in Oklahoma tornadoes

Top Talkers: Another round of devastating tornadoes tore through the Oklahoma City area on Friday, killing at least 13 people. The Morning Joe panel -- including MSNBC's Thomas Roberts and former DLC Chair Harold Ford Jr. -- discusses.

  Small communities hit hard by twisters

About 30 miles from Oklahoma City, there is now rubble and heartbreak in the aftermath of a destructive storm. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.

  Okla. tornado victims tell of ‘destruction everywhere’

Oklahoma was in the crosshairs of another tornado outbreak on Friday, killing nine and injuring more than 100 others. After multiple twisters touched down, the hit areas were struck with high flooding. “This is a shell-shocked city,” said NBC’s Janet Shamlian.

  Oklahoma City mayor: 'All bets are off' if you get in car during tornado

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett updates Alex Witt on the aftermath of the previous night’s weather. He also comments on the poor judgment of individuals trying to avoid the storm by getting in their cars and trying to evade the weather. Mayor Cornett talks about the recovery effort from last night’

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