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

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Two women from Oklahoma died when their car collided with a pickup truck driven by a man going the wrong way on the Kansas Turnpike. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident occurred last night in Wichita, Kan. Thirty-eight-year-old Lori Uchiyama of Blackwell and 33-year-old Elizabeth Goodno of Ponca City were killed in the wreck.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Three of the top Republican contenders for the open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Tom Coburn are expected to tout their credentials at a town hall-style forum. Randy Brogdon, James Lankford and T.W. Shannon are scheduled to attend today's meeting of the Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee. Three Democrats and an independent also are running for the seat.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A festival celebrating the Caddo culture will be held in Oklahoma City. The Caddo Festival 2014 is Saturday at the Oklahoma History Center with a language symposium and traditional Caddo dances. The public can also meet Caddo Nation and American Indian Expo Princess Alaina Poole during the event.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Tulsa residents are being urged to drop off their unwanted or expired prescription drugs at a take-back event later this month. The event is scheduled April 26th at several grocery stores and a pharmacy. Law enforcement agents will be on site and medications will be sent to an incinerator for disposal.

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