News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press

News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Former Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon is touting the endorsement of Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas in Shannon's race for the Republican nomination for Oklahoma's open U.S. Senate seat. Shannon campaign consultant Trebor Worthen tells the Associated Press today that Cruz has endorsed Shannon and is set to appear at a rally in Tulsa along with former GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and U.S. Senator Mike Lee of Utah.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -Minnesota Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann is set to give the commencement address at this spring's graduation ceremony at Oral Roberts University. Bachmann is a graduate of the evangelical school and is slated to speak to its 700 graduates May 3rd in Tulsa.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - An arraignment has been rescheduled for two men accused of shooting five people last year at a Hmong New Year's festival in Tulsa. Court records indicate that Boonmlee Lee and Meng Lee will now be arraigned April 28th in district court. Each has pleaded not guilty to shooting with intent to kill and weapons charges.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The Mental Health Association in Tulsa is changing its name and expanding services statewide after an affiliate agency closed in Oklahoma City. The new name is the Mental Health Association Oklahoma, which represents people affected by mental illness and homelessness.

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