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

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Multiple rounds of severe weather are in the forecast for much of Oklahoma through the weekend. A line of thunderstorms packing high winds and large hail was moving through western Oklahoma yesterday, and the Storm Prediction Center said isolated tornadoes were possible last night.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A proposal supported by Governor Mary Fallin to help more school districts pay for safety upgrades like storm shelters and safe rooms has cleared the Oklahoma Senate. The Senate voted 33-12 yesterday for the measure that calls for a statewide vote that would allow school districts a one-time increase on bonding capacity to pay for the upgrades. The bill is expected to undergo changes in a conference committee before it returns to the House and Senate for final passage.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A patient whose hepatitis C diagnosis focused attention on allegedly filthy conditions inside two Tulsa-area dental clinics tells the Associated Press his body has been ravaged by the disease. The patient is identified as "G. Rains" in court records. He's suing Doctor W. Scott Harrington, claiming the dentist's deliberate use of rusty instruments and re-use of contaminated drug vials led to his infection.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the prison sentence of a 19-year-old man convicted of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of a 35-year-old man. The court handed down the ruling yesterday in the case of Schiavone Anderson.

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