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NORMAN - The University of Oklahoma locked down its campus Wednesday after a faculty member reported hearing gunshots but the school’s president said it appeared the incident was a false alarm perhaps tied to construction equipment being used nearby. “It seems most likely there were other sounds” that could have been misinterpreted as gunfire, university President David Boren said at a news conference. He said police found no casings and no one who appeared to be a “potential shooter.” No injuries were reported. By Kristi Eaton. SENT: 470 words, photos.
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Republican Gov. Mary Fallin said Wednesday she will outline plans for an income tax cut during next month’s State of the State speech, despite a projected $170 million revenue shortfall next fiscal year. Fallin said the details of the tax cut still are being worked out but will be included in her executive budget presented to lawmakers on Feb. 3 at the start of the legislative session. By Sean Murphy. SENT: 525 words.
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TULSA, Okla. - A state legislator wants a second vote on whether the state should allow people of the same sex to marry, after a federal judge this month set aside a ban approved by voters nearly 10 years ago. SENT: 430 words.
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