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

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - More than 200 unaccompanied children in Oklahoma have been placed with sponsors so far this year. A federal government breakdown shows the numbers of unaccompanied minors in each state who have been placed with parents, relatives or family friends.

FREDERICK, Okla. (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating along with sheriff's officials after a skydiver from Illinois died when his parachute malfunctioned during a World War Two demonstration jump earlier this week in Oklahoma. A preliminary ruling shows 69-year-old Jim Yost died from blunt force injuries in the accident near Frederick, Oklahoma.

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars say troubled receiver Justin Blackmon will remain on the roster despite being arrested in Edmond, Oklahoma, this week on a marijuana possession complaint. Blackmon has been involved in numerous substance-related incidents the last four years. He was suspended without pay indefinitely last November for repeated violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - The former CEO of a company that provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services has pleaded guilty in a foreign bribery case in federal court in Tulsa. Prosecutors say Bernd Kowalewski was part of a scheme to pay bribes to government officials in Mexico and Panama in exchange for assistance in securing contracts for BizJet.

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