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

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Early voting in Oklahoma's runoff election is about to begin. Early voting starts today in runoffs that feature two statewide races for Democratic voters and runoffs for both parties in the 5th District U.S. House contest. The runoff election is on Tuesday.

FORT SILL, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma CareerTech System and its partners are planning another hiring event for Oklahoma military members and veterans. The Oklahoma Military Connection hiring event is scheduled for September 25th at the Fort Sill Armed Forces Reserve Center near Lawton. Organizers say participating employers will have jobs they are ready to fill and will be prepared to interview eligible applicants.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A free conference has been scheduled next month to help grandparents deal with the issues and challenges of raising grandchildren. The GRANDfamily Conference is September 24th at Crossings Community Center in Oklahoma City. Experts will provide information about legal issues, connecting with a child's school, financial resources, social media safety and caregiver self-care.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma State University has announced that Republican Governor Mary Fallin and Democratic challenger Joe Dorman will debate at the school ahead of the gubernatorial election. OSU says the one-hour debate is scheduled for October 2nd at the Student Union Theater in Stillwater. Fallin is seeking a second term in office.

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