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

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Authorities in Tulsa have arrested a man in connection with a house fire that injured three children. The fire began this morning in midtown Tulsa. Authorities say they believe the fire was set intentionally by a man who lives at the home.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma legislators are planning to study the option of executing condemned inmates using nitrogen gas. A formal interim study requested by Republican Mike Christian will be held today before the House Judiciary Committee. Christian is a staunch supporter of the death penalty who says he plans to draft a bill for next year's Legislature.

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) - The Muscogee Creek Nation has scheduled a dedication ceremony for a new transit and transportation building near Okmulgee. The Tribal Transit and Transportation Program will hold the ceremony and an open house at the new building tomorrow. The new facility cost $850,000, which was covered by the Federal Highway Administration.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the first-degree murder convictions and life prison sentences for two men in connection with the 2011 shooting death of a Fort Gibson teenager. The court yesterday rejected appeals by 22-year-old Tommy Dean Jr. and 20-year-old Fredrick Watson in the shooting death of 17-year-old Ryan Satterfield. They were among six people convicted in Satterfield's death.

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