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Uncounted Ballots Discovered In Narrow Oklahoma Race
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- An already tight race for an Oklahoma House seat from Norman has become murkier after Cleveland County election officials discovered 60 uncounted mail-in absentee ballots. Cleveland County Election Board Secretary Jim Williams says the ballots were discovered Thursday night in a box containing discarded envelopes. Williams says the district attorney's office has said the ballots can be counted, and that he's confident the outcome of the House race can be determined with "mathematical certainty." Unofficial results show incumbent Republican Rep. Aaron Stiles defeated Democratic challenger Paula Roberts by just 18 votes, but an additional 71 provisional ballots still have not been verified and counted. The Cleveland County Election Board will count both the provisional ballots and the uncounted absentee ballots beginning at 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.
Posted: Friday, November 9 2012, 11:02 AM CST
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AP Source: Obama to visit tornado-ravaged OK town
May 22, 2013 17:33 GMT
By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday.
That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity.
A monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday afternoon, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of rubble. State authorities say two infants were among the 24 people who perished in the twister.
The town of Moore is a community of 41,000 people located about 10 miles from Oklahoma City.
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From the FOX 25 First Forecast Center..Weather pattern calming down a bit as we head into the holiday weekend. Patchy fog possible in the mornings with an occasional shower or storm through Saturday. ...
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: TEENS MOVING TO TWITTER TO DODGE PARENTS, OTHER BORES
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If you're one of those parents who are on Facebook in part to keep an eye on what your kids are up to -- here's a news flash: your kids are on to you and have moved to Twitter.
DOG BEACH WEAR
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From bikinis to Hawaiian shirts -- it's time to gear up for the beach.