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

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Email correspondence shows that Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin sought to speak with advisers about repercussions with the Cherokee Nation as she considered intervening in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee girl. Veronica was in the center of a custody battle between her biological father, Cherokee Nation member Dusten Brown, and her adopted parents. The email correspondence was among thousands of pages released to The Associated Press on Friday under an open-records request about the case.

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) - Police in Lawton are investigating the shooting death of a 37-year-old man. Authorities tell the Oklahoman Friday's shooting death of Timothy Hill is Lawton's seventh homicide of the year.

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Police in Norman say at least one person was injured when a car collided with a freight train. Television station KOCO reports that the collision at North Flood Avenue and Lexington Street occurred about 10:20 a.m. yesterday. Officials say the driver of the car was extracted from the mangled vehicle.

BRISTOW, Okla. (AP) - A preliminary hearing has been set for a woman charged in the 1992 deaths of her grandson's mother, another woman and a 6-year-old girl whose bodies were found last year in a hole dug for a septic tank. The May 12th hearing was scheduled Friday for Beverly Noe - who has pleaded not guilty to three counts of first-degree murder.

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