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LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died after being shot during a party at a community center in Langston. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Sunday that 19-year-old Brandon DuPree died while being airlifted to an Oklahoma City hospital after being shot in the chest. Officials didn't immediately announce any arrests. About 150 people were at Saturday night's party at The Langston Center, a community and recreational site. Investigators say DuPree was not a Langston University student.
HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston company is recalling some ready-to-eat salad with chicken products because a corn ingredient may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says GHSW recalled salads produced Oct. 1 through last Thursday, with "best by" or "best if sold" dates of Sunday or Monday. The salads were shipped to Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. The items include some products sold under the Whole Foods and Trader Joe's labels.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Health says an increasing number of parents in the state are seeking exemptions from immunizations for their school-age children. A survey of kindergarten students last year found that the exemption rate increased by three-tenths of 1 percent from the previous year. The state's overall exemption rate is 2.2 percent, equal to the national median rate.
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) - Police in Bartlesville say human remains have been discovered near a popular northeastern Oklahoma recreation area. Investigators say a man stumbled across bones with clothing on them Thursday afternoon. The remains were located on property near the Caney River near a jogging trail. Police say the remains had been on the property for at least three months and that the individuals may have been transient living in the area.
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