OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Forecasters say hot, dry and breezy conditions have created a high risk of wildfires in parts of Oklahoma. The National Weather Service says unseasonable weather will cause an extreme wildfire risk through Monday. Forecasters say winds gusting up to 45 mph, temperatures in the 60s and 70s and humidity as low as 18 percent will combine with dry vegetation to create ideal conditions for wildfires in western and southwestern Oklahoma.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma lawmaker who found a tracking device attached to his pickup truck is now suing a private investigation company and an investigator over the device. The Oklahoman reports Republican Rep. Mark McBride is suing Eastridge Investigations and Asset Protection and Eastridge investigator H.L. Christensen for undisclosed damages. An attorney for both Eastridge and Christensen said he can't comment because the matter is pending.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Hundreds gathered at the Oklahoma Capitol in Oklahoma City on Saturday to join worldwide women's marches. They protested Donald Trump's policies, chanting "We need a leader, not a creepy tweeter." Marchers wore pink cat-ear hats and held signs saying to vote for Democrats in 2018. One woman wore a T-shirt bearing the likeness of Oklahoma-born social justice icon Woody Guthrie, who wrote "This Land Is Your Land."
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum remains open despite a federal government shutdown. Executive Director Kari Watkins said Saturday that while the museum and memorial to honor victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing is affiliated with the federal National Park Service, it is privately owned and operated by the Oklahoma City National Memorial Foundation.
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