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Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Battery Charges
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- A suspended Oklahoma State University student has pleaded not guilty to the latest charge in a sexual battery case.
Nathan Cochran, 22, pleaded not guilty during an appearance in Payne County District Court on Monday morning.
The charge is the fourth sexual battery charge filed against Cochran. He pleaded not guilty to the previous three charges in December and his attorney says he maintains his innocence.
Prosecutors allege that Cochran molested or attempted to male students while they slept in a dorm room.
OSU has drawn criticism for not immediately reporting the alleged incidents when they first came to light in November. Police say they didn't learn of the case until Dec. 6 when contacted for comment by the campus newspaper.
Cochran remains free on bond.
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Posted: Monday, February 18 2013, 09:42 PM CST
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Obama says nation must do more for fallen heroes
May 25, 2013 10:08 GMT
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the nation must do more than just remember its fallen heroes on Memorial Day.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says the country must care for the loved ones the fallen leave behind. He says the country must also make sure that all veterans receive the care and benefits they have earned.
Obama says that, above all, the armed forces must have the support needed to carry out their missions at home and abroad.
In the Republican address, Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe thanks the nation for its prayers and support following Monday's deadly tornado in his home state. He recalls past natural and man-made disasters in Oklahoma and says that while the state was hard hit, "we're not knocked out."
Obama's address: http://www.whitehouse.gov Republican address: http://www.youtube.com/gopweeklyaddress
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