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Okla. Supreme Court allows oral arguments for Massacre survivors

Oklahoma
Written By: Deon Osborne (OKLAHOMA) The Oklahoma Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for the two last known living survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre in their appeal...

State, Local Agencies Prepare for 2024 Eclipse Event

Oklahoma
Photo Courtesy: NASA  (MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla.) Multiple state, county, and city agencies have been preparing for months for the 2024 eclipse event on April 8, 2024. Parts of...

AICCO to measure impact of Native businesses and tribes in Oklahoma

Oklahoma
Native Commerce News is sponsored by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO), dedicated to expanding Indian Country commerce across the globe.   Written By: Rachael...

Local parents say Owasso student death is tragic but not unexpected

Oklahoma
(OWASSO, Okla.) A community is in mourning following the death of 16-year-old Nex Benedict, an Owasso High School student who died a day after an alleged fight at school. Benedict, a...

ON Congress passes resolutions to support Lily Gladstone and Scott George

Osage Nation
Written By: Chelsea T. Hicks (OSAGE NATION) During the tenth special session of the eighth Osage Nation Congress, two resolutions unanimously passed, endorsing the contributions of both...

‘Fourth Wave’ of Opioid Epidemic Crashes Ashore, Propelled by Fentanyl and Meth

National
Written By: Colleen DeGuzman (NATIONAL) The United States is knee-deep in what some experts call the opioid epidemic’s “fourth wave,” which is not only placing drug users at greater risk...

Officials release further comments after death of Owasso High School student sparks national attention

Oklahoma
(OWASSO, Okla.) It’s been almost two weeks since the death of Dagny “Nex” Benedict, a 16-year old Owasso student who was beaten in a high school bathroom the day before they died.  While...

Evictions and domestic violence cases expected to top legal aid programs’ 2023 caseloads

National
Written By: Mollie Bryant (NATIONAL) Evictions and domestic violence cases are expected to again top legal aid programs’ caseloads when data is in for 2023, according to conversations...

16-year-old Owasso student dead following possible hate crime

Oklahoma
Note: An earlier version of this story identified the deceased as a Cherokee citizen following citizenship reports from their obituary, local community members and organizations. VNN has...

Weather across America

National
(NATIONAL) A moderate risk of excessive rainfall anticipated along coastal central California, heavy snow likely over Sierra Nevada and Mount Shasta in California, and a warming trend...