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Pope Francis declares late Oklahoma priest a martyr

The Rev. Stanley Rother

December 2, 2016 9:31 am

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has put an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war on the path to possible sainthood by declaring him a martyr. Francis signed a martyrdom decree Thursday for the Rev. Stanley Rother of Oklahoma. He was killed in 1981, one of several priests slain during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war. Rother had been in Guatemala translating the New Testament into an Indian dialect. The martyrdom declaration pa...

 

Local Headlines

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Team Radio Marketing Group - December 3, 2016 11:32 am

[playlist type="video" ids="18806"] Christmas is coming soon and time is running out to be a part of the Salvation Army's Ang...

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Beverly Bryant - December 3, 2016 11:09 am

The Tonkawa Police Department issued an advisory Saturday morning saying the city's Christmas tree will be unlit until Monday. The department said...

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Team Radio Marketing Group - December 2, 2016 5:11 pm

The Ponca City Area Crime Stoppers board met Thursday morning and approved rewards for two callers during the month of November. Lieutenant Richard...

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Team Radio Marketing Group - December 2, 2016 3:23 pm

December is finally here and the unsafe driving conditions will be here before we know it. The Ponca City Police Department continues its partners...

 
 

Local Sports

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The Associated Press - November 30, 2016 9:36 am

Ohio State held firm at second in the College Football Playoff rankings, putting the Buckeyes in position to become the first team to be selected to t...

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The Associated Press - November 30, 2016 9:31 am

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Freshman Kristian Doolittle scored 17 points to help Oklahoma defeat Northern Colorado 87-66 on Tuesday night. Jordan Woodard ...

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Beverly Bryant - November 28, 2016 9:59 am

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Maddie Manning had 16 points and nine rebounds and No. 13 Oklahoma used a strong third quarter to defeat Colorado State 70-55 on ...

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Associated Press - November 27, 2016 10:10 am

Russell Westbrook recorded his second straight triple-double and NBA-best seventh of the season with 17 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds, and the Ok...

 

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