By Carmen FormanStaff writercforman@oklahoman.comThe longtime administrator of the Oklahoma Securities Commission is retiring from his post, effective Aug.Read more on

Tuning in for Sunday, June 16

Sunday, 16 June 2019 by

June 16 tuning in
6 p.m.;;NW Arkansas at Frisco;;FSOK (Cox 37)
7:05 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at El Paso;;KGHM-AM 1340
Noon;;Philadelphia at Atlanta;;MLBN (Cox 264)
Noon;;St.

When Bricktown hears the Blues

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By Mario ParkerBloombergA smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune's index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather.
"Corn's not supposed to be this tall" in mid-June, McCune, who can trace his family's farm roots as far back as 1857, said.Read more on

By NICOLE WINFIELD and FRANK JORDANSThe Associated PressVATICAN CITY — Some of the world's major oil producers committed Friday to supporting "economically meaningful" carbon pricing regimes after a Vatican climate summit and a personal appeal from Pope Francis to avoid "perpetrating a brutal act of injustice" against the poor and future generations.
The companies, including ExxonMobil, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Chevron and Eni, said in a joint statement that governments should set such pricing regimes at a level that encourages business and investment, while "minimizing the costs to vulnerable communities and supporting economic growth.Read more on

By Rev. Don HeathTwo-thirds of Oklahoma’s 45 death row inmates have been incarcerated more than 10 years. Seven have been on death row for more than 20 years.Read more on

The Oklahoman OpinionAfter 3 1/2 years as director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Joe Allbaugh has decided he’s had enough and is resigning.Read more on

Your Views Sunday, June 16

Sunday, 16 June 2019 by

OU’s future doesn’t have to be bleak
Effective leaders see opportunity for good out of crisis.Read more on

By News Media AllianceThe American public consumes more news than ever, with more than 200 million unique visitors consuming digital news each month.Read more on

From Staff ReportsOklahoma City Community College will host a dedication ceremony for a new sculpture and water feature entitled "Downstream Drifters.Read more on