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News Minute: Here is the latest Oklahoma news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The top attorney at the Oklahoma State Department of Health has resigned days after her advice on marijuana rules was ignored by the board. Health Department officials confirmed Tuesday that Julie Ezell resigned as the agency's general counsel on Friday, effective immediately. The agency declined additional comment. In a brief email to the agency's interim commissioner, Ezell wrote: 'I am so sorry.'

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A historic armory that served as the headquarters of the Oklahoma National Guard will be converted into a brewery complex that will include a hotel, restaurant and stores. The Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services said Tuesday Oklahoma City's 23rd Street Armory will be the new home of COOP Ale Works following an auction of the art deco landmark built in 1938. COOP will pay $600,000 for the 87,000-square-foot building. The $20 million project is set for completion in 2020.

ANADARKO, Okla. (AP) - A Kansas man wanted in connection to a Texas slaying has been found dead in Oklahoma. Authorities say the body of 37-year-old Jeremy Judd Owens of Oakley, Kansas, was found Saturday in a parking lot in Anadarko, about 60 miles southwest of Oklahoma City. Owens was wanted in connection with the Friday shooting death of 61-year-old William Schoolcraft. The Texas Department of Public Safety says Schoolcraft was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head in a cemetery in Crowell, Texas.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A new survey shows the chief executives of Oklahoma's public colleges are paid below the national average. The Oklahoman reports the survey from The Chronicle of Higher Education found heads of U.S. public colleges were paid an average of about $560,000 last year. University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly is paid $500,000. Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis makes $433,891. James Ramsey, former president of the University of Louisville, ranked No. 1 at nearly $4.3 million.

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