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Is Dennis Schroder the next Thunder image rebuild?

Dennis Schroder is the latest Thunder acquisition who comes with a less-than-stellar reputation, but the Thunder has habitually...

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Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting...

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Winners & losers in Carmelo trade

Schroder should be a winner in the trade to the Thunder, but some new teammates will see their minutes decline

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Millwood's Marcus Major Jr. taking Adrian Peterson comparison in stride

Millwood's Marcus Major Jr. has been compared to NFL great Adrian Peterson by former University of Oklahoma fullback J.D....

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Woman killed in Saturday motorcycle wreck in Tulsa

A 28-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle wreck early Saturday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Stitt, Cornett back Trump on immigration, split on tax bill

At their first face-off of the runoff campaign, the GOP gubernatorial candidates talked immigration, guns, tax bill and other...

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Robinson Park eyes new markets with new name

Commercial property management firm Robinson Park stands apart from brokerage Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort.

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Thunder trades Dakari Johnson in potential cost-saving move

On Friday, the Thunder took another step that could create some savings, agreeing to trade center Dakari Johnson to the Orlando...

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Oklahoma panhandling teacher returns 1 year later

She seeks contributions to buy classroom supplies so teachers don’t have to.

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Meet the man now in charge of Big 12 football officials

Walt Anderson was a stalwart in the Big 12, but after more than a decade as the conference's coordinator of football officials,...

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Almost 32 years after a fatal shooting, Oklahoma murderer reveals to grand jury who ordered him to it

An imprisoned drug offender was indicted Thursday in the death of a man who was shot in the head in 1986 and buried in a barn...

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Omni Hotel construction set to start in September in Oklahoma City

Omni Hotels and Resorts has filed a building permit to start construction on a 605-room hotel that will adjoin a new convention...

Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

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Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos. Every day I don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired," Shores said. Shores, 26, has been a drug addict for...

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Water fight heats up in Kingfisher County

A growing fight in the heart of Oklahoma's oil patch pits local control against state regulators, private property owners...

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This Sonic includes some green stuff you won't see on its menu.

A franchisee for Sonic Corp. has built a new store in northwest Oklahoma City that aims to save its owner future electricity...

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Summer to sing: Hit-making vocal group Pentatonix returns to OKC on amphitheater tour

The three-time Grammy Award-winning vocal group last week launched its biggest and longest tour to date, a 39-city amphitheater...

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

EnLink Midstream promotes Alaina K. Brooks to executive vice president, chief legal and administrative officer, and secretary....

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Restored Beatles animated film 'Yellow Submarine' returning to OKC's Tower Theatre for 50th anniversary

The Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, is extending its limited engagement showings of The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow...

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Rural hospitals fight to remain fiscally viable

A community's physical and economic health is at stake as rural hospitals across Oklahoma and the United States struggle to...

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The Oklahoman's Super 30 rankings

A look at The Oklahoman's Super 30 feature series list.

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Doctor for former President George H.W. Bush fatally shot in Houston

A cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush was killed Friday morning in a bicycle-to-bicycle drive-by...

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Would playoff be different if only champs were eligible?

Ohio State in 2016 and Alabama in 2017 would not have made the playoff is only conference champions were eligble

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After losing his leg, Isaiah Pead is relearning how to run

Isaiah Pead was a Miami Dolphins running back just two years ago. Then came Nov. 12, 2016. After Pead was thrown from his car...

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Barry Stone, Home addition makes bedroom illegal

Barry Stone: Home addition makes bedroom illegal

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The Oklahoman's Super 30: Why Tulsa Washington's Dax Hill is state's top recruit

Tulsa Washington star Dax Hill is the state's first five-star recruit since Gerald McCoy in 2006. He's also No. 1 on The...

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Tightrope walker completes 35m high stunt in Paris

French tightrope walker Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga scales Montmartre in Paris on cord hanging 35 metres high. 

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Liberal icon, new Democratic star wade into GOP-heavy Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — The new face of an emerging democratic socialist movement joined its patriarch in the most unlikely...

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Facebook suspends another data-analytics firm for potential policy violations

Facebook, still dealing with fallout from the scandal over user data improperly obtained by consulting firm Cambridge...

In one OKC neighborhood, how much hip is too much?

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As area around NW 23 in OKC as revived, some residents weary of noise and traffic

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Section 184 home loans geared toward American Indians

The Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program is designed for American Indians.

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Student-led mental health clubs are making difference

Mental health problems among college students have been climbing since the 1990s, according to the American Psychological...

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MLB Notebook: A's acquire closer Familia from Mets

The Oakland Athletics acquired New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia in hopes of enhancing their playoff prospects this year.

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Robin Williams artworks, memorabilia to be auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Artworks owned by Robin Williams and memorabilia from his career including autographed scripts, awards and...

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Tom Petty fans invited to submit photos, videos and other content for upcoming music video

Starting today, Tom Petty fans are invited to share their favorite moments of Petty and The Heartbreakers from their personal...

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Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ringed by a handful of cheering activist supporters, liberal House Democrats gathered outside the Capitol...

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Conference to feature Pulitzer Prize-winning author

Affordable Housing Conference to feature Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles mayor says one woman was killed at supermarket where gunman took hostages.

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Meet the Sooners Day: Time, parking details, autograph policy

What you need to know about Oklahoma football's Meet the Sooners Day

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OKC school district accepting volunteer applications

District volunteers are asked to submit a new application at the start of every school year. Additionally, volunteers also must...

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New law in Baltimore bars sodas from kids' menus

BALTIMORE (AP) — Restaurants in Baltimore are now officially barred from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids'...

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A peach of a festival

A decades-old tradition continued as the annual Stratford Peach Festival was held Saturday.

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Futures File: Trade war sends pork prices plummeting

Futures File: Trade war sends pork prices plummeting

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Oil operators rely on water from several sources

Oil and natural gas operations are heavily water-dependent, forcing producers to constantly look for new and better ways to...

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Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

Eagle & Beagle: Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

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Millwood's Houston putting ceaseless energy to good use

Millwood receiver De’Mariyon Houston is known for his jittery ways in the classroom, always squirming in his seat, his leg...

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Buyback program is sign of restaurateur's integrity

When Sean Cummings isn't running his popular Irish restaurant and pub, he's probably running from one volunteer project to...

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Lyric Theatre closes season with musical 'Mamma Mia!'

The closing show of Lyric’s “Summer at the Civic” season, the popular ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia!" opens Tuesday and...

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Book review: In a flooded world where Native American gods have returned, one woman stands against the dark carnivores who prey on the living.

In a flooded world where Native American gods have returned, one woman stands against the dark carnivores who prey on the living.

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Romance novel is so full of tears it could raise the sea level.

Do you enjoy a good cry? All the characters in "When We Found Home" do.

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GOP House members who opposed tax package for teachers defend their position in runoff primaries

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Most of the state House incumbents in runoff primaries are having to defend their votes against tax hikes for teacher pay raises.

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Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health...

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The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

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Don't expect SEC to allow playoff changes

The four-team playoff still will allow non-champions, even though that's to the SEC's benefit

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Not many changes to the Oklahoma best-seller lists this week.

James Patterson and former President Bill Clinton's book, "The President Is Missing," tops state fiction sales.

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Philharmonic resets farewell concert for Levine

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic has announced a new autumn date for Maestro Joel Levine's postponed farewell concert. The...

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Debut thriller has more hits than misses but doesn't always make sense.

Bizarre creatures turn subway trains into food trucks, devouring the passengers.

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Photos of galas, nonprofit events and charity benefits in the Oklahoma City area

Photos of galas, nonprofit events and charity benefits in the Oklahoma City area.

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Fine arts and theater notes, July 22

Fine arts and theater notes, July 22

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Oklahoma health notes for July 22

Oklahoma health notes for July 22

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OSU football: Darrion Daniels ready for spotlight on defensive line

Oklahoma State defensive tackle Darrion Daniels let his personality shine at Big 12 Media Days

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Cleanup to resume at former oil refinery site near Duncan, Oklahoma

On a sweltering midsummer evening last week, 80 people gathered at a school gymnasium in this southern Oklahoma town to talk...

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Education notes for July 22

Regional university board notes 70th year The Regional University System of Oklahoma is celebrating 70 years of serving...

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Controversy surrounds Oklahoma's medical marijuana THC limit

Oklahomans responded with an outcry when the Oklahoma State Department of Health proposed limiting THC in medical marijuana,...

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Executive Q&A with Mike Carroll: Trust company head enjoys serving people, families

Executive Q&A with Mike Carroll: Trust company head enjoys serving people, families

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Oklahoma business groups donate to lawmakers who backed Step Up

Oklahoma's largest business groups gave money to state lawmakers who voted for the Step Up plan and other priorities, and some...

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Nonprofit notes, July 22

Nonprofit notes, July 22

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Pew: Sin taxes are tempting, but unreliable

A Pew report suggests lawmakers be cautious with taxes on marijuana, gambling, alcohol, tobacco.

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Riley, Murray encouraged by Sooners' defensive direction

Sooners' coach Lincoln Riley said at Big 12 Media Days that defensive recruiting must improve, but said he felt that things...

Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

NewsJul 2, 2018

William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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Personally speaking: Executive Q&A with Mike Carroll

Personally speaking: Executive Q&A with Mike Carroll

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There are still summer activities to enjoy

There are still plenty of festivals and activities going on over the next month before school begins!

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Taking Stock: For speculators, a few cheap and risky stocks to consider

Taking Stock: For speculators, a few cheap and risky stocks to consider

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WPSL Championship match set for Sunday in Norman

Seattle Sounders Women will play Pensacola FC in Sunday’s WPSL Championship match at Gordon Drummond Field in Norman.

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Morning Roundup: Thomas, Froome remain Tour leaders after 14th stage

Sky teammates Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome remained 1-2 in the Tour de France after the hilly 14th stage didn't alter the...

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OKC Dodgers: OKC splits doubleheader against Nashville

The Oklahoma City Dodgers split their doubleheader against the Nashville Sounds on Saturday.

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Bell tops New Hampshire field for 2nd straight Xfinity win

Norman native Christopher Bell held off Brad Keselowski over the final 18 laps at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to win his...

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Celtics' Smart 'ecstatic' to have summer in limbo over

After being in limbo since the start of free agency, Marcus Smart cemented his pact with the Celtics on Thursday.

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Riley says Mordecai 'just has something about him'

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley has been impressed with incoming freshman Tanner Mordecai.

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Spieth part of 3-way tie for British Open lead as Woods lurks

Jordan Spieth has a share of the British Open lead at 9-under 204 heading into the final round, while Tiger Woods is in...

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British Open Notebook: McIlroy misses opportunity to score low

On a day of low scoring, Rory McIlroy bogeyed two of his last three holes for a 1-under 70 on Saturday.

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Outdoor Notebook: Lesser prairie chicken populations increase

The latest annual breeding population survey shows an increase of about 30 percent over the previous year: 38,637 birds...

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The Collected Wisdom of Bill Snyder

The 2018 season will mark the 10th of Bill Snyder's second tenure as Kansas State’s football coach and 27th overall. Of the Big...

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Q&A WITH THE FISH KISSER: Jimmy Houston turns 74 on Friday and is as popular as ever

Legendary angler and television personality Jimmy Houston is still fishing and hunting, filming television shows and greeting...

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Video: Miranda Lambert sings 'Pink Sunglasses' and 'Ugly Lights' on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Watch country music superstar Miranda Lambert, a former Tishomingo resident, perform "Ugly Lights" and "Pink Sunglasses" as the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 21, 2018: Hear Buckcherry at The Criterion

Hear Los Angeles rockers Buckcherry at 8 tonight at The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan Ave.

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Edmond survey seeks residents' responses

About 3,500 homes in Edmond currently are receiving surveys in the mail asking about satisfaction with the services provided by...

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Oklahoma City building permits building permits from The Oklahoman for July 21, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits building permits from The Oklahoman for July 21, 2018.

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Catholics will celebrate first Rother feast day: Mass, festival, 'Rosary Run' and broadcast presentation set to honor Okarche priest

Catholics across Oklahoma will celebrate first feast day for Blessed Stanley Rother on July 28. A Mass, festival, rosary run...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Could baby boomers spur a housing bust?

Kenneth R. Harney: Could baby boomers spur a housing bust?

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Paul Bianchina, Full-size remodeling layouts greatly aid visualization

Paul Bianchina: Full-size remodeling layouts greatly aid visualization.

Federal pay prevents Oklahoma City VA from filling some doctor positions

NewsJul 9, 2018

There are 21 job openings at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center and many of them may never be filled.

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What to know about the Thunder's busy trade week

There are a few things you ought to know about Oklahoma City’s late-week player movement, which saw Carmelo Anthony and Dakari...

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Will voters elect more female senators?

In a state where only seven of 47 state senators are female, two women and seven men entered the District 30 primary. Both...

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Designer advice for living well with dogs and cats

Designer advice for living well with dogs and cats.

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How churches are using their buildings to address the affordable housing crisis

WASHINGTON — Helen McIlvaine gets excited when she sees a church. Driving around her hometown of Alexandria, Virginia, on a...

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Leap of faith

About 200 young people participated in KampOut!, Kanakuk Camp's traveling day camp set up at Heritage Baptist Church, 14317 N...

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Abbey honors American Indian saint

The annual St. Kateri Tekakwitha Pilgrimage Mass and Picnic was July 14 at St. Gregory's Abbey, 1900 W MacArthur in Shawnee

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Episcopal Church will revise prayer book but doesn't know when

After more than a week of debate among church leaders about whether God should be referred to by male pronouns — and about the...

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Bethany school district names new leaders

The school board hired Mark Melton to succeed Matthew Flinton as principal after Flinton was named chief operating officer of...

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Check out the St. Jude Dream Home

St. Jude Dream Home open for touring.

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Churches host back-to-school activities, giveaway events

With a mission to help families, several metro-area churches and faith-based organizations will offer free school supplies,...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for July 21 2018

MA+ Architecture anniversary, downtown Oklahoma City home tour, Lake Park Tower sale

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for July 21, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for July 21, 2018.

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State briefs for July 21

OKLAHOMA CITY Steelyard OKC hosts hot-weather fan drive Steelyard OKC is hosting a fan drive through Aug. 17 at its Bricktown...

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Marni Jameson, The biggest design decision you’ll ever make, the sectional

Marni Jameson: The biggest design decision you’ll ever make, the sectional.

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Landscaping show set for OKC

About 10,000 people are expected to attend the second annual Oklahoma City Renovation & Landscaping Show, which will bring...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for July 21.

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First-time homebuyers do well in Norman, study says

Norman ranks well for first-time homebuyers.

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Harvesting tips for vegetable gardeners. And get ready to enter the county fair!

Harvesting tips for vegetable gardeners. And get ready to enter the county fair!

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The Oklahoman's house plan for July 21, 2018, the Beaufort

The Oklahoman's house plan for July 21, 2018, the Beaufort.

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Religion briefs for July 21

Religion briefs for July 21

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OKC CENTRAL COMMENTARY: Agreement between OKC and BancFirst key to firm's building purchase

OKC CENTRAL COMMENTARY: Agreement between OKC and BancFirst key to firm's building purchase

These dogs are helping change lives.

NewsJul 7, 2018

Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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Meetings, workshops and events for Oklahoma City's garden enthusiasts

Meetings, workshops and events for Oklahoma City's garden enthusiasts.

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Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil, but church leaders can't explain it

Inside a Catholic church in New Mexico, a 7-foot tall bronze statue of the Virgin Mary appears to be "weeping," according to...

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Bible lesson for July 21

Bible lesson for July 21

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Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups...

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Robinson Park finds itself in downtown Oklahoma City

The rebranding of Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort's property management firm could have gone badly. But it didn't, and what...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for July 21, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for July 21, 2018.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for July 21, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for July 21, 2018.

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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The highs and lows of Carmelo Anthony's lone Thunder season

Carmelo Anthony’s arrival last September in Oklahoma City was met with hoodies and hope and just a few hard feelings, given...

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British Open Notebook: Sandy Lyle goes out with a birdie

Sandy Lyle birdied on the 18th hole at the British Open on Friday. This is the final year of eligibility for the 60-year-old...

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Housemates Johnson, Kisner share British Open lead

Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner share the British Open lead at 6-under 136 after two rounds of play.

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Morning Roundup: Sagan wins Stage 13 at Tour de France

Peter Sagan won a sprint finish to claim Stage 13, while Geraint Thomas kept the overall lead on Friday.

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Oklahoma jobless rate improves in June

Oklahoma's unemployment rate improved to 3.9 percent in June, surpassing the national rate of 4 percent.

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Oklahoma City to receive AT&T 5G

Oklahoma City will be one of the first six cities in the country to receive the new AT&T 5G cellular service.

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Energy FC looking to sharpen defense against Sacramento Republic FC

The last time the Oklahoma City Energy FC took the field, they allowed four goals. That won't cut it Saturday night on the road...

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White House rejects Putin idea for Ukraine referendum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House rejected on Friday a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on...

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Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety...

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Lawton to hire former Fresno State coach Stacy Johnson-Klein

LAWTON — Former Fresno State women’s basketball coach Stacy Johnson-Klein is making a return to the basketball court, this...

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Special Olympics celebrates 50 years of inclusiveness

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Bases loaded, a gold medal on the line. Manuel Velasco Jr. stands in the batter's box sniffling, tears...

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Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The country-and-western tourist town of Branson, Missouri, mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers...

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Report: Thunder trading Dakari Johnson to Magic

In what could be a cost-cutting move, the Thunder is sending 22-year-old center Dakari Johnson to Orlando.

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Newton's 'Principia' among items in alleged $8M book scheme

An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books,...

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New eyeliners from Kat Von D Beauty

Kat Von D has launched the first of three new eyeliners.

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Cornett, Stitt back Trump on immigration

At a Republican forum in Muskogee, the GOP gubernatorial candidates say the nation needs secure borders and express support for...

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Different approach by ESPN for Monday night season opener

ESPN is going with a fresh approach for its first 2018 regular-season broadcast of "Monday Night Football."

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Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in...

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Mayor of North Dakota's tiniest town dies

RUSO, N.D. (AP) — The man considered instrumental in keeping North Dakota's tiniest town alive has died, likely putting an end...

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Red Sox, Yankees heading for compelling AL East finish

Mookie Betts and the major league-leading Red Sox are on pace for 100-plus wins. Same for Aaron Judge and the Yankees, and the...

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Man with knife attacks bus passengers in Germany, 10 hurt

BERLIN (AP) — A man armed with a kitchen knife attacked passengers Friday on a crowded city bus in northern Germany before...

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Tickets on sale today for Ray LaMontagne's autumn Oklahoma show

TULSA - Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne has announced tour dates for his 25-date North American "Just Passing...

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Q&A: Reporters field reader questions about cannabis

The Oklahoman's DIG Team fielded reader questions about cannabis on Friday.

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Three people dead after wrecks on Oklahoma roads

Three people died after wrecks along Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Man turns himself in after allegedly robbing SE OKC store

An Oklahoma City man turned himself in to police a week after he allegedly robbed a store in southeast Oklahoma City. ...

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Lincoln County woman wounded in shooting

CHANDLER — A woman is in critical condition after her daughter's boyfriend shot her Thursday night as a part of a murder...

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Parents wait by the phone hoping immigrant kids will call

NEW YORK (AP) — An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone...

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The Latest: Ohio governor pushes September execution to May

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on condemned killer spared by Ohio governor (all times local):12:30 p.m.Ohio Gov. John Kasich...

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Americans can legally download 3-D printed guns starting next month

Gun-rights activists have reached a settlement with the government that will allow them to post 3-D printable gun plans online...

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Oklahoma's Jonathan Alvarez redshirted a year ago, now he's on the Rimington Award preseason watch list

Oklahoma center Jonathan Alvarez is one of five Big 12 centers on the Rimington Award watch list

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OKC Central Chat transcript, July 20, 2018

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer hosted the OKC Central chat Friday, July 20. Read the transcript here.

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Interview and video: Kirstin Maldonado and Pentatonix bringing summer amphitheater tour to Oklahoma City

A native Texan, Kirstin Maldonado majored in musical theater performance at the University of Oklahoma before forming the a...

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Correction: Young Entrepreneur-Minnesota story

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story July 18 about a Minneapolis teenager's hot-dog stand, The Associated Press misidentified the...

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Movie review: 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' boasts more entertaining ABBA songs in an even more ridiculous plot

The ideal summer popcorn flick for moviegoers who don’t care for superhero shenanigans, rampaging CGI dinosaurs or animated...

State's oldest inmates: 'We’re too old to continue committing crimes'

NewsJul 15, 2018

When Donald Vaughan went to prison for murder, he was 19 years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, Marilyn Monroe was a star and this newspaper cost five cents.

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 20, 2018: Hear Collective Soul, 3 Doors Down and Soul Asylum at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Hit-making bands 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are spending the summer chugging around the country on a co-headlining trek...

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Thunder tax bill in 2019-20 will be big, just not $141 million

Six Thunder players scheduled to make $135.6 million combined in 2019-20

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Nordic telecom operator Telia enters TV business

HELSINKI (AP) — The Nordic region's largest telecoms operator, Telia AB, said Friday it has agreed to buy the broadcasting and...

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Branson mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

Divers searched a Missouri lake Friday for the bodies of four people who were presumed dead after a duck boat packed with...

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Morning Bell: 'It can be hard for (nonwhite) students to see themselves becoming a teacher'

In a state where more than half of all public school students are nonwhite, nearly 86 percent of Oklahoma teachers are white, a...

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Excessive heat warning Friday in Oklahoma, high in OKC near 109 degrees

An excessive heat warning has been issued Friday for Oklahoma City and much of the state.

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Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets fell sharply Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new...

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Mercedes gives Valtteri Bottas 1-year contract extension

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Mercedes has given Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas only moderate backing by offering him a new...

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Poll: Should smokable forms of medical marijuana be banned?

Take our poll: Should smokable forms of medical marijuana be banned?

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Oklahoma City marks first triple-digit temperature of the year

Oklahoma City sweated through its first triple-digit temperatures of the year Thursday, according to the National Weather...

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Lincoln County teen was malnourished, made to sleep in barn

By all appearances, the Jones family's property just a few miles east of the Meeker city limits is a slice of the American...

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Red Skelton Museum celebrates 5th anniversary

Because he was one of the most beloved comedians of the 20th century, it's no surprise plans were soon afoot to commemorate the...

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Review: Aspens, flowers explored via oil canvas

NORMAN — There is a naive quality and excitement about thick paint, applied with a palette knife, in the oil canvases of Norman...

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Cat Video Festival romping back to Myriad Gardens, Robert Plant planning Tulsa concert, annual Illinois River Jam floating to Tahlequah

Aug. 18 Cat Video Festival romps back into Gardens The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, will return by...

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Q&A with Mary Holloway Richard: U.S. businesses react to newly enforced EU privacy law

Q&A with Mary Holloway Richard: U.S. businesses react to newly enforced EU privacy law

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Songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard follows his muse

Songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard follows his muse

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Tell us about Oklahoma's best places to work

Tell us about Oklahoma's best places to work

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This measured acquisition grows Panhandle's holdings in North Dakota, Oklahoma and other places.

Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. has announced it is spending about $9 million to acquire mineral rights and producing wells in North...

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Revenue raised through a golden chance to snare mineral rights will go a long way toward retiring a bankrupt Oklahoma school's debt.

The amount of money raised during a three-day-long auction involving mineral rights owned by the bankrupt St. Gregory's...

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

HealthJul 8, 2018

Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Movie reviews: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Equalizer 2, The King

'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' PG-13 1:54 2 1/2 stars The ideal summer popcorn flick for moviegoers who don't care for superhero...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Fan drive is scheduled in Bricktown Steelyard OKC is hosting a fan drive at its 505 E Sheridan Avenue location in Bricktown...

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Writer goes solo with new play about religion, friendship

After being just a thought in Melanie Wilderman's head for three years, the Oklahoma writer's first solo stage play is finally...

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Word Balloons: Wild Cards' return, and future

Long-running anthology superhero novels also have been comics; could be TV show

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SPINNING UP: Carousel being built in Myriad Botanical Gardens

Workers assemble a carousel Thursday in the pavilion at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City.

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U.S. oil production hits 11 million barrels a day

U.S. oil production reached 11 million barrels a day last week, hitting a key benchmark and continuing a trend of surging...

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Oklahoma energy briefs

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs

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BancFirst reports second-quarter earnings

BancFirst Corp. reported second-quarter profits of $30.6 million, or 91 cents per share, compared to profits of $23.2 million,...

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Oklahoma events, July 20-26

BEING MODEST THACKERVILLE — Rock band Modest Mouse will play a 9 p.m. Friday show at WinStar World Casino's Global Event...

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State briefs for July 20

NORMAN Hospital warns about heat-related illness Norman Regional Hospital issued a reminder to be aware of heat-related...

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'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' has finally run out of gas — but is that Seinfeld's fault?

'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' has finally run out of gas — but is that Seinfeld's fault?

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Presti trades his headache to Donovan

Can Billy Donovan get Dennis Schoder to embrace sixth man role?

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Harvey Weinstein asks court to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit, says they had a 'bargain'

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein's legal team said in new court documents that Ashley Judd struck "a bargain" with...

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Tourist goes to jail for collecting seashells in Florida

A tourist visiting Florida will spend 15 days behind bars after taking 40 queen conch seashells from the waters surrounding Key...

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3-year-old left behind in hot daycare van dies after field trip

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 3-year-old boy who was left behind in a hot daycare van after a field trip has died in northwest...

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Translators stay in shadows, but Dems want Trump's to emerge

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a week of erraticism by President Donald Trump about what really went on in his private meeting with...

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US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense...

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Getting to know the newest members of the Thunder

Carmelo Anthony is out. Dennis Schroder and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot are in. So, who are these new guys? Here are some...

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The numbers: Thunder saves millions in trading Carmelo Anthony

Will Dennis Schroder and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot upgrade the Thunder roster? Unknown. Will the Thunder save millions upon their...

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Shippy joins Syracuse coaching staff

Shippy joins Syracuse staff Former Oklahoma State softball star Vanessa Shippy will be staying in orange, though she will wear...

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NFL and its players union working on anthem resolution

The NFL and National Football League Players Association have agreed to halt enforcement of rules regarding the new national...

Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

LifeJul 14, 2018

A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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Oklahoma City incurs costs to defend panhandling ordinance

A trial is set in September in federal court on claims Oklahoma City's panhandling ordinance unconstitutionally abridges free...

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New redshirt rule opens door to creative thinking for coaches

College football coaches are generally excited about the NCAA's new redshirt rule, which allows a player to participate in up...

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Thunder Buddies podcast: Carmelo Anthony out, Dennis Schroder in, and what's next for OKC

Welcome to the home of our Thunder Buddies podcast, named, in part, from Universal Studios' highly-acclaimed comedy 'Ted,' but...