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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - At least two people are dead as a strong storm system that included possible tornadoes pushed its way eastward through the central United States, leaving demolished homes, damaged vehicles and uprooted trees in its wake. A man in northeast Arkansas and a woman in south central Kentucky both were killed as the storm that also included heavy winds, rain and hail muscled its way through the area. The storm activated tornado watches and warnings in multiple states.

RENFROW, Okla. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports two small earthquakes were recorded in northern Oklahoma. Preliminary reports say a 3.1 magnitude quake struck at 5:55 a.m. Saturday near Renfrow and a 2.8 magnitude quake was recorded at 9:11 a.m. near Wakita, about 12 miles west. The area is about 95 miles north of Oklahoma City. No injuries or damage are reported.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Strong thunderstorms are moving into Oklahoma and Arkansas and bringing a chance for flooding and possibly tornadoes. The National Weather Service issued flood warning Saturday for northeastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas while flood watches are in effect for southeast Oklahoma and nearly all of Arkansas. The storm system is expected to move out of the two states by Sunday.

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) - Hundreds of Oklahoma high school students symbolically cut class to protest proposed state education funding cuts. Bartlesville High School students walked out Friday in a demonstration on the football field that lasted 22 minutes. Students said that was one minute for each million that would be cut. Teachers are considering a similar, statewide demonstration. Oklahoma lawmakers have sent Gov. Mary Fallin the proposed cuts approved after they failed to approve a package of tax increases.

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