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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – As more Americans become vaccinated against COVID-19, some people are relaxing their precautions. However, doctors warn that you still need to take COVID-19 seriously, especially during spring break. “This year, people are looking forward to a regular spring break. Well, it’s not going to quite be that. We still need to …

ENID, Okla. — Since 1967, Autry Technology Center has served the Enid community and Northwest Oklahoma with one goal — providing a productive and prepared workforce for employers in Oklahoma. As one of 29 CareerTech schools across Oklahoma, Autry Tech offers several full-time career programs, numerous short-term continuing education courses and personalized training opportunities through …

Oklahoma public health officials are hoping to close a widening gap when it comes to recording deaths related to COVID-19. The late-2020 surge in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths left many of the state’s tracking systems behind as providers responsible for updating reports concentrated on providing patient care ahead of filling out reports. It was …

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – As state health leaders continue to work to vaccinate Oklahomans against COVID-19, officials say there is some confusion regarding the second dose of the vaccine. So far, the state reports that 383,225 Oklahomans have received their first dose of the vaccine, while 110,860 have completed both doses. AstraZeneca vaccine being tweaked …

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says COVID-19 may have influenced hunters’ mindsets toward the number of deer they harvested. ARKANSAS, USA — The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) both reported an increase in license sales and a record-breaking harvest for the 2020-2021 deer hunting season. In …

OKLAHOMA CITY (KNWA/KFTA) — The Oklahoma State Department of Education announced Thursday students, teachers and staff can now report threats in Oklahoma schools via text message. BPSO warns community to beware of fraudulent text messages The OSDE says the new technology will “enhance statewide school safety and security to an already existing telephone tip line.” “Students need to feel safe …

MyHealth wants the contract to be rescinded and for the Office of Management and Enterprise Services to award it to MyHealth either directly or by reopening the bid process. OMES has until Jan. 26 to render a decision. The preeminent concern in MyHealth’s protest is a contention that the contract evaluators didn’t consider the nonprofit’s …

Florida and Oklahoma have met just one time in their storied histories: the 2009 BCS Championship Game. Despite the Sooners having the No. 1 offense in the country that year, the Gators defense controlled the game in a 24-14 win for their third national title.  This year, it’s Florida that has one of college football’s …

3D Imaging, Labs for Biotech, Energy, Aerospace industries to be featured Groundbreaking for a mixed-use development focused on collaborative innovation in Oklahoma City’s Innovation District is set to begin in late 2021. Leading commercial real estate developers Richard Tanenbaum, Gardner Tanenbaum, and Mark Beffort, Robinson Park Investments, have joined forces to develop the complex. They …

UPDATE: The suspect vehicle was located by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol near Erick, Oklahoma. The suspect was detained and both children were recovered. The AMBER alert has ended. ___ LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (KNWA/KFTA) — An AMBER alert issued in Kansas has been expanded to Oklahoma and Arkansas after two young boys were found dead and two …