world of news

Much like an adrenaline-fueled fan who storms the field during a game and then leads security forces on a frantic chase, keeping current with the news can be a mad scramble. From three attacks in three U.S. cities within 12 hours to protests and counter-protests during game day in Norman, headlines near and far have vied for attention.

Things we saw (and heard)

Tulsa police chief on fatal shooting of Terence Crucher: ‘There was no gun’ — Tulsa World

Ohio State game drives spike in cost of Norman-area Airbnb rentals — OU Daily

More women head to state prisons — Oklahoma Watch

New York bombing: Investigators search for suspects, motive — CNN

Gas prices jump in the Southeast after pipeline rupture in Alabama — Los Angeles Times

Islamic State claims responsibility for Minnesota mall attack — Reuters

Antonio Brown fined $9,115 for twerking in end zone — Sports Illustrated

10 facts about the changing digital news
landscape — Pew Research

Lyft’s ambitious future vision includes self-driving dominance by 2021 — TechCrunch

Quotes to note

“I hope it was worth it, my friend, because you’ve got a night in the clink coming up!”

— Radio announcer Kevin Harlan concluding his epic play-by-play of a man who ran onto the field at a San Francisco 49ers football game, 9/12/16

“You want to debate foundations and charities? One candidate’s family foundation has saved countless lives around the world. The other candidate’s foundation took money other people gave to his charity and then bought a six-foot-tall painting of himself.”

— President Barack Obama on the stump comparing Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, 9/13/16

“It was the biggest blast I ever would imagine; lights flashing, glass shattering. It happened so fast I was thrown up and landed down. I didn’t know where it had come from.”

— Manhattan resident Helen Ayeh, who was walking near the dumpster under which a bomb had been placed, 9/17/16

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