• Walmart, Target starting holiday deals even earlier this year. Here's why

    Walmart, Target starting holiday deals even earlier this year. Here's why
    NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart and Target plan to begin offering deals and price matching offers earlier this year to keep up with Americans pressed by soaring inflation and looking for ways to ease the potential sting of holiday shopping.Inflation that is hovering near four-decade highs, experts believe, could push families to get an earlier start on shopping with hopes of avoiding even higher prices later.The holiday sales strategies, announced on Thursday, come amid what is expected to be slow
  • Man dead after falling from escalator at Pittsburgh's Acrisure Stadium

    Man dead after falling from escalator at Pittsburgh's Acrisure Stadium
    PITTSBURGH, Pa (WTAJ) — One man is dead after falling from an escalator at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh on Sunday.Around 4:45 p.m. ET, Pittsburgh Police and EMS within Acrisure Stadium responded to a man who reportedly fell from an escalator inside the stadium, according to a press release from Deputy Public Information Officer Amanda Mueller.
    Paramedics on the scene immediately administered care and transported the man to the hospital in critical condition. Authorities say the man later
  • Terry Bradshaw says he's been treated for 2 kinds of cancer

    Terry Bradshaw says he's been treated for 2 kinds of cancer
    (AP) - Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw said Sunday he has been treated for two forms of cancer in the past year.Bradshaw said on “Fox NFL Sunday” that he was diagnosed with bladder cancer late last year and was treated at Yale University Medical Center, including surgery. NFL’s J.J. Watt ‘went into AFib,’ had heart shocked“As of today, I am bladder cancer free,” Bradshaw said.The 74-year-old then said he found a tumor in his neck earlier this yea
  • Country music artist HARDY treated for 'significant injuries' following tour bus crash

    Country music artist HARDY treated for 'significant injuries' following tour bus crash
    BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) -- Musician HARDY has been released from the hospital following a tour bus crash that occurred on his way home from the Country Thunder Music Festival in Bristol, Tennessee, on Saturday.According to a social media post by HARDY, whose full name is Michael Hardy, the incident occurred Saturday night after the festival."There were just four of us, including myself, on the bus, however we were all treated for significant injuries," HARDY wrote. "Our friend, and bus driver need
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  • NASA hit an asteroid with a spacecraft: Now what?

    NASA hit an asteroid with a spacecraft: Now what?
    (NEXSTAR) — NASA made history last week by successfully striking an asteroid with an autonomous spacecraft as the world's first planetary defense mission. While it was an exciting moment, it won't be the last part of the mission.
    The goal of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, was to prove that NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) can change the path of an asteroid using a kinetic impact.They used an autonomous spacecraft with an instrument aboard — the Didy
  • NFL's J.J. Watt 'went into AFib,' had heart shocked

    NFL's J.J. Watt 'went into AFib,' had heart shocked
    (NEXSTAR) - Despite experiencing atrial fibrillation just a few days ago, and having his "heart shocked back into rhythm," Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt says he'll be playing in Sunday afternoon's game against the Carolina Panthers.
    In a Sunday morning tweet, the Wisconsin native said, "I went into A-Fib on Wednesday, had my heart shocked back into rhythm on Thursday and I’m playing today. That's it."He noted that he had learned someone "leaked some personal information about m
  • These loans no longer qualify for Biden's student loan forgiveness program

    These loans no longer qualify for Biden's student loan forgiveness program
    (The Hill) - President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan was abruptly updated on Thursday to exclude borrowers with privately held federal student loans, according to Education Department guidance.As of Thursday, borrowers with federal student loans not held by the Education Department are no longer eligible to obtain one-time debt relief by consolidating those loans into Direct Loans, the guidance said.The department said only borrowers in the Federal Family Education Loan (
  • Oklahoma City Police investigate shooting involving officer

    Oklahoma City Police investigate shooting involving officer
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Oklahoma City Police are on the scene of a shooting involving a police officer.
    The incident happened near NW 18th and Tulsa Ave.
    KFOR has a crew on the scene. Limited information is being released at this time.
    This is a developing story.
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  • What to do with your remaining student loan debt

    What to do with your remaining student loan debt
    (NerdWallet) - Twenty million people, or nearly 45% of federal student loan borrowers, will see their debt wiped away through President Joe Biden’s student loan cancellation, according to an August press release by the White House. However, for the 23 million borrowers with debt left over, now is the time to develop a payoff plan.“January is going to be here before you know it,” says Damian Dunn, a certified financial planner and vice president of corporate financial wellness p
  • What are the 'absolute best' nachos in Oklahoma?

    What are the 'absolute best' nachos in Oklahoma?
    (WXIN) – There’s nothing like the perfect bite of nachos — getting the ideal amount of meat, cheese, veggies and sour cream on one chip.In the interest of keeping us all well fed, the food-centric website Mashed has attempted to single out the “absolute best” nachos in each state, citing not only reviews from Tripadvisor and FourSquare, but assessments from Eater, Axios and even ESPN, along with critiques and best-of lists from local newspapers.While the consensus f
  • Lawsuits, shrunk eligibility take the shine off Biden's student debt relief

    Lawsuits, shrunk eligibility take the shine off Biden's student debt relief
    President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan hit multiple road bumps this week, leading to the administration ultimately scaling back eligibility, excluding hundreds of thousands of borrowers from its relief plan.The administration was confronted with the first round of lawsuits against the program, as well as a tough score from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that elevated concerns over its cost, both issues that the White House has downplayed in an attempt to keep voters enthusi
  • Is it safe to flush toilets during severe flooding?

    Is it safe to flush toilets during severe flooding?
    (WFLA/WRIC) — As Hurricane Ian brings catastrophic flooding in several U.S. areas, those impacted may find themselves asking, "Can I flush my toilet?"The answer depends on how your community plumbing system works, according to Lou Hidalgo, owner of Master & Sons Plumbing in Richmond, Virginia. Hidalgo says massive rainfall places pressure on city storm and sewer systems. If those systems become filled and rainwater floods into the streets, flushing should be avoided, the plumber advise
  • Graduates from these colleges, universities have the most debt: report

    Graduates from these colleges, universities have the most debt: report
    (NEXSTAR) — The average federal student loan borrower in the U.S. owes nearly $35,900, the most recent data made available by the Department of Education shows. The college or university you choose to attend can have a big impact on your own student debt, a report has found.
    Using the latest data from Peterson’s, an educational services company, The Institute for College Access & Success analyzed the student debt of those who graduated from four-year higher education institu
  • Is a used electric vehicle a bargain or a trap?

    Is a used electric vehicle a bargain or a trap?
    (NerdWallet) - You’ve probably heard the horror stories of crazy-high battery replacement costs for electric cars. Fears of battery failure, limited range and high purchase prices might make you wonder if buying a used EV is a smart decision.This answer is, it depends — it depends on the condition of the EV you choose and how much you pay for it.If you can find an older EV with a battery in good shape, it could be a bargain, says Ivan Drury, senior manager of insights for auto site E
  • Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office training all deputies to know ins and outs of every since school within the county

    Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office training all deputies to know ins and outs of every since school within the county
    OKLAHOMA COUNTY (KFOR) - With the recent national attention on school shootings, the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office is working to train the entire Sheriff's Office in knowing the ins and outs of every single school within Oklahoma county.  The last couple of weeks deputies have been taking in-depth tours of schools within the county in hopes to be able to respond as efficiently as possible in case of an emergency. Specifically a school shooting since recently some parts sc
  • Video shows Florida helicopter crew rescuing man, grandmother from Sanibel Island

    Video shows Florida helicopter crew rescuing man, grandmother from Sanibel Island
    SANIBEL, Fla. (WFLA) — Two people and their dog were rescued from Sanibel Island Thursday after their neighborhood was ravaged by Hurricane Ian.Video released by the U.S. Coast Guard showed an MH-65 Dolphin Crew fly over a neighborhood on the Florida island before hoisting Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler Kilbane to the ground.The guardsman is then seen speaking to a man and his grandmother standing outside their home alongside their dog."You did good!" Kilbane told the residents, commending
  • United Airlines cutting 12 routes from several major air hubs

    United Airlines cutting 12 routes from several major air hubs
    (NEXSTAR) – United Airlines is cutting a dozen routes from its network partly due to reduced demand, a spokesperson for the carrier indicated.The cuts, first reported by The Points Guy, primarily affect travelers departing from Los Angeles and San Francisco, as United is cutting four routes from each of the two air hubs.The 12 routes being dropped from United’s schedule are:Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Colorado Springs AirportLAX to Dane County Regional Airport (Madison
  • Dolphins QB's injury raises concerns among former NFL players

    Dolphins QB's injury raises concerns among former NFL players
    HONOLULU (KHON) – Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is recovering at his South Florida home after he was slammed to the turf during Thursday night's game against the Cincinnati Bengals — and carted off the field on a stretcher with injuries to his head and neck.An outpouring of support and concern over Tagovailoa's safety immediately followed Thursday's game, along with questions of whether he should have even played that day.Even for those in the National Football League, se
  • Calling on Oklahoman's to donate blood and platelets to the areas affected by Hurricane Ian

    Calling on Oklahoman's to donate blood and platelets to the areas affected by Hurricane Ian
    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Hurricane Ian was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the country causing devastation and major flooding, but it's causing even more issues. Now, the Oklahoma Blood Institute is in need of blood donations so they can send units of blood platelets to people affected by the hurricane.  If you haven't given blood in a while, now may be a good time to do so. The Oklahoma Blood Institute says Hurricane Ian’s projected path through Georgia and the Carolin
  • Butter, garage doors and SUVs: Why shortages remain common 2½ years into the pandemic

    Butter, garage doors and SUVs: Why shortages remain common 2½ years into the pandemic
    (The Conversation) - Shortages of basic goods still plague the U.S. economy – 2½ years after the pandemic’s onset turned global supply chains upside down.Want a new car? You may have to wait as long as six months, depending on the model you order. Looking for a spicy condiment? Supplies of Sriracha hot sauce have been running dangerously low. And if you feed your cat or dog dry pet food, expect empty shelves or elevated prices.These aren’t isolat
  • Duggan, TCU rout No. 18 Oklahoma 55-24 as Gabriel gets hurt

    Duggan, TCU rout No. 18 Oklahoma 55-24 as Gabriel gets hurt
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU quarterback Max Duggan outran the Oklahoma defense for a long touchdown and lofted passes to wide-open receivers for other lengthy scores.Oklahoma's Dillon Gabriel never got much of a chance to match him.
    Duggan went 67 yards for one of his two rushing TDs and threw for three scores, leading the Horned Frogs to a 55-24 rout of the 18th-ranked Sooners on Saturday in a second consecutive loss for first-year coach Brent Venables.“We’re not very good ob
  • 'About 35 deaths' reported in single Florida county after Hurricane Ian, sheriff says

    'About 35 deaths' reported in single Florida county after Hurricane Ian, sheriff says
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno confirmed "about 35" additional deaths Saturday in the wake of Hurricane Ian's devastation across much of southwest Florida.The announcement comes after officials in the state had already confirmed dozens of deaths across Florida. ‘Complete destruction’: Aerial video shows Hurricane Ian’s impact on Sanibel Island, Fort Myers BeachSheriff Marceno said his emergency response teams have been hard at work assessing damag
  • 'Reprehensible': Members of high school football team in California acted out slave auction

    'Reprehensible': Members of high school football team in California acted out slave auction
    YUBA CITY, Calif. (KTXL) — A high school football team in Yuba City, California, will be forfeiting the remainder of the season after some of the team members acted out a slave auction, the superintendent of the Yuba City Unified School District said.Superintendent Doreen Osumi said the district received a video Thursday of the "reprehensible act," which allegedly showed team members at River Valley High School pretending to auction three of their Black teammates in the locker room. Utah c
  • The American Red Cross updates on Hurricane Ian and how people can help

    The American Red Cross updates on Hurricane Ian and how people can help
    FLORIDA (KFOR) - According to the American Red Cross, Hurricane Ian may be one of the largest natural disasters to ever hit Florida.It will take days to understand the total damage caused by Hurricane Ian. The Red Cross says there are shelters open in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina for those who need a safe place to stay. As of Thursday night, at least 10,000 people took shelter in as many as 100 Red Cross and partner shelters across those three states. The majority of shelter residents are
  • The Oklahoma Children's OU Health neonatal transport services team has left for Florida

    The Oklahoma Children's OU Health neonatal transport services team has left for Florida
    FORT MYERS, Fla. (KFOR) - The Oklahoma Children's Hospital OU Health neonatal transport services team left for Fort Myers, Florida, on Saturday.
    According to OU Health, the team's goal is to assist in evacuating NICU babies from area hospitals. The team was requested because they are one of the few neonatal transport teams in the nation. They are estimated to evacuate up to 75 critically ill and pre-term babies to other hospitals in Florida or nearby states, depending on access. PHOTOS: OG&E
  • Higher energy costs adjusts Edmond Electric FCA rate

    Higher energy costs adjusts Edmond Electric FCA rate
    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) - Starting in October, a change in the Fuel Adjustment Cost (FCA) rate will appear on Edmond Electric customer's monthly bill.According to Edmond Electric, the FCA is a fee charged per kilowatt hour used to help recover the cost of buying wholesale electricity. The rate is based on market costs and electricity prices across Oklahoma, which rose 48 percent between June 2021 and June 2022. The cost of natural gas is the main cause of that rise.Edmond Electric crews join Oklaho
  • Cowboys Hold Off Bears to Win in Waco

    Cowboys Hold Off Bears to Win in Waco
    Oklahoma State's football team got some big offensive plays, a special team boost, and a pair of clinching fourth quarter interceptions to beat Baylor 36-25at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas, on Saturday.OSU trailed after the first possession, but never again in a rematch of last year's Big 12 Championship Game.Cowboy quarterback Spencer Sanders passed for 181 yards and a score and ran for 75 more and a touchdown.Baylor got the ball first and marched to a 34-yard field goal by John Mayers to take
  • Nick Cannon welcomes 10th child just weeks after 9th: 'Another Blessing!'

    Nick Cannon welcomes 10th child just weeks after 9th: 'Another Blessing!'
    (NEXSTAR) – Nick Cannon's kids officially number in the double-digits.The actor, rapper and TV personality announced Friday that he and Brittany Bell had welcomed their third child together — and his 10th overall.The couple also welcomed the baby, named Rise Messiah Cannon, within just weeks of the birth of Cannon's ninth child, Onyx Ice Cole Cannon, whom he fathered with former “Price Is Right” model LaNisha Cole.“Another Blessing!!! As my journey on this planet be
  • Good Samaritans help family after KFOR story airs about stolen tools

    Good Samaritans help family after KFOR story airs about stolen tools
    EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) - Days after KFOR aired a story about a family in Edmond who lost $17,000 in tools after they were stolen from their truck, several Oklahomans called our station asking what they could do to help.The family received an outpouring of support from complete strangers. Katie Tassone and Sean Keith own a small electrician business called Keith’s All-American Electric. Keith stopped by his home last week after dropping his kids off at school because he left his cell phone at
  • USPS price hike takes effect this month

    USPS price hike takes effect this month
    (NEXSTAR) – The holidays may be months away, but holiday peak pricing is already going into effect at the United States Postal Service.
    “Peak-season pricing” starts Sunday, Oct. 2 and lasts through Jan. 22, 2023, USPS says.Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, First-Class Package Service, Parcel Select and Retail Ground prices are all affected, though international products are not.The change in price depends on the weight of the parcel and the distance it’s bei

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