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Oklahoma: State of the United States of America
Oklahoma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, Texas on the south, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest. It is the 20th-most extensive and the 28th-most populous of the fifty United States. The state's name is derived from the Choctaw words okla and humma, meaning "red people". It is also known informally by its nickname, "The Sooner State", in reference to the non-Native settlers who staked their claims on land before the official opening date of lands in the western Oklahoma Territory or before the Indian Appropriations Act of 1889, which dramatically increased European-American settlement in the eastern Indian Territory. Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory were merged into the State of Oklahoma when it became the 46th state to enter the union on November 16, 1907. Its residents are known as Oklahomans, and its capital and largest city is Oklahoma City.


Jackson leads No. 1 Baylor women in 87-53 win over Oklahoma

Jackson scores season-high 24 points and the top-ranked Baylor women beat Oklahoma 87-53 for their 36th consecutive Big 12 Conference victory
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Bandoo leads Baylor past Oklahoma to end two-game skid

Devonte Bandoo scored 19 points, and Baylor ended a two-game losing streak, 59-53 over Oklahoma on Monday
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Videos for Oklahoma

Striking Los Angeles teachers rally for better pay [Video]Striking Los Angeles teachers rally for better pay

Tens of thousands of striking Los Angeles teachers rallied near City Hall on Friday, joined by parents and students as contract talks the mayor called "productive" resumed behind closed doors after a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Elizabeth Warren Campaigns In Iowa For 2020 Presidential Race [Video]Elizabeth Warren Campaigns In Iowa For 2020 Presidential Race

Senator Elizabeth Warren made a weekend visit to Iowa on Saturday, unofficially kicking off her campaign trail for president in 2020. Reuters reports Warren told the crowds stories of her working-class..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Warren takes step to challenge Trump in 2020 [Video]Warren takes step to challenge Trump in 2020

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a progressive Democrat who has exchanged stinging criticism with President Donald Trump, said she has formed an exploratory committee to run for president in 2020. Colette..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published


Police use pepper balls on angry crowd after Travis Scott postpones sold-out Tulsa concert

A sold-out Travis Scott concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma, ended with a bang, but not in a good way.
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Moretti leads No. 18 Texas Tech past Oklahoma 66-54

Davide Moretti scores 14, leads No. 18 Texas Tech past Oklahoma 66-54
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