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An Oklahoma sheriff and all her deputies resigned together - and now no one knows who's in charge

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Nowata County Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett resigned with all of her deputies on Monday.
A judge had ordered her to house inmates in a jail rife with black mold, exposed wiring, and dangerously high carbon monoxide levels.
An interim sheriff was appointed and hopes to have deputies back on the job by Wednesday night, but sheriffs and police chiefs from neighboring counties have expressed confusion over who's in charge.
A local police chief and a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol told INSIDER the agencies are happy to help out in the meantime - but they're unsure when deputies in...
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Trump said 'I don't have a Racist bone in my body' as he slammed criticism...

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Buzz Aldrin explains why Neil Armstrong was the first person on the moon

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