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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A former Oklahoma City mayor has been reappointed to a local charter school board after resigning for making anti-gay comments on a TV show. The Oklahoman reports that Kirk Humphreys was reappointed to the John Rex Charter Elementary School Board on Monday to fill the remaining term of a member who resigned last year. Humphreys also resigned from the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents after he compared gay people to pedophiles on a local public affairs TV show.

HASTINGS, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say a Texas man died on an Oklahoma lake when the boat he was riding in overturned. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the death happened Monday afternoon on Waurika Lake, about 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. According to a preliminary report, 73-year-old Darwin Wayne Smith of Arlington, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene.

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) - Police in a southwest Oklahoma town are investigating after a young girl was killed by a pet dog at her home over the weekend. Duncan police say officers were dispatched to the home around 3 p.m. Sunday on reports that a girl was being attacked. As the police approached, the dog charged one of the officers, who fatally shot the animal.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating a pair of separate crashes that left a 15-year-old girl and 18-year-old man dead. The patrol says 18-year-old Heavener resident Christopher Raymond was killed late Sunday in Leflore County. An unidentified 15-year-old Holdenville girl was killed in a separate crash earlier Sunday evening in Hughes County.

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