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Recreational marijuana petition falls short

The petition to allow recreational marijuana in Oklahoma fell short by a few thousand signatures.

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Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd cancel OKC show

Multi-platinum-selling recording artists Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd have canceled the Oklahoma City date their co-headlining...

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Harrah's Jeff Roberson moves back to running back

Harrah junior Jeff Roberson just wants to make the playoffs. After a 2-8 season, Roberson is willing to do anything to make...

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Norman police seeking additional rape victims

NORMAN — Police investigators are seeking additional victims while they build their case against a man accused of rape. Stephen...

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UPDATED - Video: Carrie Underwood reveals track list and songwriters for upcoming album 'Cry Pretty'

Country music superstar and Checotah native Carrie Underwood has revealed the 13-song track list for her upcoming album "Cry...

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Three signings this week in the Oklahoma City area.

Three signings this week in the Oklahoma City area.

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Oklahoma City police officer arrested Friday on DUI complaint

An Oklahoma City police officer was arrested Friday on a driving under the influence of alcohol complaint

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Watch: Westbrook, Diallo with eye-popping plays

Video: Russell Westbrook put on a show in James Harden's charity game, while rookie Hamdiou Diallo opened some eyes with a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 18, 2018: Check out the annual Cat Video Festival at the Myriad Gardens

The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, returns by popular request tonight at the Myriad Botanical Gardens,...

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Center offers sports, recreational opportunities for disabled, able-bodied members

Santa Fe Family Life Center, a nonprofit recreation facility, focuses on programs designed for people with disabilities and...

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Want to be a medical marijuana entrepreneur or patient? Bring cash

Credit cards and checks are expected to be of little use when it comes to financial transactions associated with Oklahoma's new...

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Free-agent RB Peterson to meet with Redskins

Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson will meet with the Washington Redskins on Monday, after the team met with Jamaal...

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Edmond’s Citylink bus service declines; city continues bus stop improvements

As streetcars and scooters dominate the public transportation discussion, Edmond’s Citylink bus system has reported its largest...

OU football: Robert Charlton looking to make the most of his second chance at football

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NORMAN — Not long after he arrived at the University of Oklahoma as a track athlete, Robert Charlton got a view of the football team. “I was watching the team a little bit and I'm looking around like, ‘Man, I can actually play with these guys....

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OSU football: Malcolm Rodriguez finds easy transition from special teams player to starting safety

After playing almost exclusively on special teams as a true freshman, Malcolm Rodriguez has worked his way into a starting...

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Bob Bass dies at age 89

Before building the Spurs' winning culture, Bass did the same at Oklahoma Baptist University

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Family Talk: Should grandparents have expectations of their grandchildren?

Columnist imagines how his dad would have answered the question of having expectations of grandchildren and their parents.

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20-40-60 etiquette: Supporting the bride

QUESTION: I have been asked to be a bridesmaid in my friend's wedding. Are there rules that I should follow or anything that I...

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Egypt razes historical Cairo district, angering residents

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities are demolishing a historical 19th century neighborhood in Cairo to make way for high-end...

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Breaking down Oklahoma State's secondary

With a solid starting group, Oklahoma State's focus in the secondary is building depth

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Dave Says column: Separate emergency fund for pets?

Dear Dave, I'm going to be debt-free with a full emergency fund in place by the end of the year. I'm going to get a dog after...

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Emails raise questions about ex-Texas congressman, new job

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A former Texas congressman had tried steering a federal contract to the owner of a business who gave him...

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, Aug. 20, 2018

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Trump dares Brennan to sue because his clearance was revoked

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday dared former CIA Director John Brennan to take legal action to try to...

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Jewel Box Theatre plans 2018-19 lineup heavy on comedy

Longtime Production Director Chuck Tweed is helming the first show on Jewel Box’s 2018-19 season, Larry Shue’s riotous 1980s...

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Police car hits 16-year-old fleeing from bicycle violation

A teenager who was stopped by Sacramento police for not having a light on his bicycle ended up being hit by a cop car going 27...

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Author Sam Anderson's sweeping book about Oklahoma City ranges from the Land Run to the Thunder's basketball success.

Author Sam Anderson's sweeping book about Oklahoma City ranges from the Land Run to the Thunder's basketball success.

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Embattled Green the Vote president resigns

The leader of a Tulsa activist group seeking to make medical and recreational marijuana a constitutional state question on the...

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14 injured at Backstreet Boys concert in Oklahoma

THACKERVILLE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma casino says 14 people suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled...

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To infinitives and beyond

When I started working at a new company, I was disappointed to learn that an “enterprise” account had absolutely nothing to do...

A new generation enters a changing school system

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It was the first day of school for prekindergarten students, the class of 2032, a new generation of Oklahomans embarking on a school career that 14 years later will send them off into a world that promises to be remarkably different from today.

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With McCarron out, Bills consider adding QB

The Bills have discussed the possibility of signing another quarterback as AJ McCarron remains out of practice because of a...

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Kansas law offers little hope for patients who may have received unnecessary chemo

Despite an impending federal lawsuit against Kansas oncologist Mark Fesen for alleged Medicare fraud related to unnecessary...

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To fend off Netflix, movie theaters try 3-screen immersion

Sit at the back of the movie theater, and it's possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers...

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Looks like a Republican lawmaker has had enough of ex-Gov. Robert Bentley

It looks like a Montgomery lawmaker has had enough of Robert Bentley 2.0.

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Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday through muck and mud to begin the immense...

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OSU dedicates Neal Patterson Stadium in pregame ceremony

The Oklahoma State women's team dedicated Neal Patterson Stadium before its season opener against Oklahoma on Sunday.

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Sooners No. 7 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys unranked

Oklahoma is No. 7 in the preseason AP poll for the second consecutive season while Oklahoma State is unranked in the preseason...

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High school football: Previewing District B-4

Coaches' poll 1. Empire (6-5) 2. Wilson (4-5) 3. Waurika (5-6) 4. Central Marlow (7-4) 5. Ryan (6-5) 6. Bray (3-7) *-Last...

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March commemorates historic Oklahoma City sit-in

Hundreds of people streamed out from the sanctuary of downtown Oklahoma City's Frontline Church on Saturday morning, some...

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Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering and hay for cattle is in short supply, with water...

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Pistol Pete gives Viktor Hovland a boost

Pistol Pete helped Viktor Hovland get off to a good start in the U.S. Amateur championship match Sunday, and the OSU golfer...

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The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's military parade (all times local):8 p.m.President Donald Trump's...

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Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

Eagle Stock prices can be elastic. A big jump often is immediately followed by a decline. Sometimes we call that...

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Classic novels "1984" and "Lord of the Flies" earn spots on Oklahoma's fiction best-seller list.

Classic novels "1984" and "Lord of the Flies" earn spots on Oklahoma's fiction best-seller list.

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Bethany man gave teens gun before fatal shooting, police say

Having to be at the hospital with his wife, a Bethany man gave two teenage boys a pistol “for protection” while they house-sat...

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Sunny skies Monday in Oklahoma City, high near 83 degrees

Sunny skies ahead Monday in Oklahoma City, high near 83 degrees

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Opening date set for The Container Store

The Container Store has set its opening date at the Penn Square Mall for Sept. 15. The 18,000-square-foot store at 5644 N...

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1990s X-Men storyline featured Prof. X shot, Cable on the run

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelist Anthony Brown for an in-depth look at the 1992-1993 X-Men...

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Autistic visitors can proceed with lawsuits against Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Visitors with severe autism can move ahead with their lawsuits claiming Disney's U.S. parks didn't do...

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Redskins to sign Adrian Peterson

Peterson once had his eyes on the all-time NFL rushing record, but now he'll have to settle for moving up the list.

Executive Q&A with Scarlet Le-Cao: Vietnamese immigrant grabs hold of the American dream she watched as a girl on the...

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Executive Q&A with Scarlet Le-Cao: Vietnamese immigrant grabs hold of the American dream she watched as a girl on the silver screen

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Bystander shot in neck outside southwest Oklahoma City store

An innocent bystander was wounded in what police are calling an apparent drug deal gone bad. Randy Lynn Simpson was shot once...

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Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

MILAN (AP) — Heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers Monday in the southern region of Calabria, killing at least eight,...

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Frustration rules as Venezuela unveils new currency

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Saul Jimenez just wanted to buy bread from his neighborhood bakery in Venezuela's capital on Monday....

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Survivor of Nashville shooting hopes to walk again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A shooting survivor in Nashville, Tennessee, is beginning rehabilitation in the hopes that she'll walk...

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Trump honors federal immigration officials at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used a White House event Monday to pay tribute to federal immigration officials,...

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APNewsBreak: Utah firefighter died after fire retardant drop

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A firefighter died last week from falling tree debris after thousands of gallons of retardant were...

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The Latest: Sex abuse victim says pope offering no solutions

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the clerical sex abuse scandal (all times local):10 p.m.A man who testified to the...

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Alligator kills woman trying to protect her dog at resort

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A woman trying to protect her dog was killed by an alligator who pulled her into a lagoon at a...

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Report: Adrian Peterson will sign with Redskins

Former Oklahoma star Adrian Peterson has found a new team.

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Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouse

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — A female employee opened fire at a Houston-area food distribution center early Monday, killing a...

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Latest: Official: Man held in US wanted for murder in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest by immigration agents of a man as he drove his wife to the hospital so she could...

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UN rights chief warns UN could 'collapse' without change

GENEVA (AP) — The outgoing U.N. human rights chief said Monday that the Security Council's five permanent members wield too...

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Woman who drove in North Canadian River identified

The woman whose body was recovered Saturday in the North Canadian River after driving  into the river has been...

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra ringing in holidays with Winter Tour 2018, including shows in OKC and Tulsa

Marking the band’s 20th consecutive year of touring, Trans-Siberian Orchestra today announced dates its highly anticipated...

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German foreign minister honors Nazi victims at Auschwitz

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has labelled the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland as...

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Project documents hidden history of LGBTQ life in the South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new project is documenting a once-hidden history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, with donors...

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Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan forces rescued nearly 150 people Monday, including women and children, hours after the Taliban...

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Season preview: OKC's Jewel Box Theatre showcasing comedy classics with 61st season

Oklahoma City's venerable Jewel Box Theatre is planning a 2018-19 season lineup heavy on comedy.

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Spanish police shoot man dead in suspected terror attack

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A man pleaded to be let into a locked police station in Barcelona before dawn Monday, then lunged with...

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UK woman 'sang to stay awake' after falling off cruise ship

PULA, Croatia (AP) — A British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night sang to stay...

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PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

JERUSALEM (AP) — PepsiCo bought carbonated drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion on Monday, a move the beverage giant hopes...

Will Edmondson benefit from Cornett-Stitt fight?

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The negative turn in the Republican gubernatorial race means the GOP will have to unite quickly for the general election campaign.

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Pedestrian killed in Edmond Aug. 14 identified by Oklahoma Highway Patrol

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the name of a pedestrian who was killed Aug. 14 in Edmond.

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Oklahoma red dirt band The Great Divide commemorating 25th anniversary with Stillwater show

Based out of Stillwater, The Great Divide released its first independent album in 1994 and was one of the early red dirt bands...

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Priest accused of stealing $200,000-plus from church resigns

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida priest has resigned after being accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the...

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Teen killed, soon after posting he was glad to make it to 17

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis teenager posted online that he was glad to make it to his 17th birthday after all he'd been...

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Transgender Pakistanis demand protection after killing

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Dozens of transgender people in Pakistan have held a protest demanding more protection after a...

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Troopers cite 10 sports car drivers for going too slow

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — State police in Connecticut usually pull over cars for driving too fast.But on Sunday, troopers stopped...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 20, 2018: See an array of Native American art in the exhibit 'A Few of Our Favorite Things' at OKC's Red Earth Art Center

It may be small, but the Red Earth Art Center is home to an impressive permanent collection of more than 1,000 pieces of...

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Romania probes death of man injured in anti-graft protest

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities said Monday they are probing the death of a man who sustained injuries during an...

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4 Japanese players kicked out after "night out with women."

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Four Japanese basketball players were kicked off their Asian Games team and sent home Monday after...

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Ethiopia human rights abuses could cost man US citizenship

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man's U.S. citizenship is in jeopardy, with authorities saying he failed to disclose his role...

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German journalist in court case cleared to leave Turkey

BERLIN (AP) — A Turkish court has ruled that German journalist Mesale Tolu can leave the country, eight months after being...

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Morning Bell: What changed (and what didn't) after the walkout?

On Sunday, I started a four-part series called "After the Walkout," which takes a closer look at how Oklahoma's public...

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South Sudan claims civil war is over but skepticism abounds

NYAL, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's government claims the shattering five-year civil war is finally over, but there is...

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Malaysia lobbies for Chinese help amid fiscal woes

BEIJING (AP) — Malaysia's leader said Monday that he hoped China would sympathize with his country's fiscal problems as he met...

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Greeks see little cause for joy as 8-year bailout era ends

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — There'll be no dancing in the moonlit streets of Athens.For all the official pronouncements that Greece's...

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China protests to US over stopover by Taiwan's president

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry said Monday it has protested to the United States over a stopover by Taiwanese...

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Cornett, Stitt stick to script at Enid forum

At their first joint public appearance since sponsoring negative ads, gubernatorial candidates Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt...

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The Archivist: A classified success story

Since its founding, The Oklahoman's classifieds section has been helping people find what they need. Longtime dog columnist,...

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Nature & You: Half-a-century class reunion brings introspection

The 50-year anniversary of naturalist Neil Garrison's high school graduation has initiated a look back at how things have...

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When the fur flew at the fort

Fort Michilimacinac has rich history of fur trade, disputes.

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Knights to remember

The Knights of Canterbury is an Edmond group of medieval-style knight performers that make appearances at Edmond's LibertyFest...

Oklahoma goes back to school in the post-walkout world

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As teachers prepare for the first new school year since a two-week walkout, educators are faced with the reality of what the walkout did and did not accomplish.

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Ardmore man dies after wreck

An Ardmore man died after a wreck Friday along Interstate 35 in Love County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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Backstreet Boys concertgoers hurt in weather mishap

A sold-out Backstreet Boys concert was canceled and 14 people hurt after thunderstorms struck the WinStar casino Saturday.

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The Morning Brew: Quakes rock Indonesia

Here are your headlines for Monday:

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Verdict scheduled for next week in Myanmar reporters' trial

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A judge in Myanmar said he will issue a verdict next Monday in the trial of two Reuters journalists...

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Israeli journalist and peace activist Uri Avnery dies at 94

JERUSALEM (AP) — Uri Avnery, a trailblazing Israeli journalist and peace activist and one of the first to openly advocate for a...

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College Football Notebook: Campbell has Iowa State on the rise

Iowa State fans feel like they've finally found their maestro in third-year coach Matt Campbell.

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Wildfire moves closer to Glacier National Park's scenic road

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire in Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing more evacuations and has burned within a...

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NFL Notebook: McCarron getting 2nd opinion on shoulder injury

Buffalo Bills quarterback AJ McCarron is seeking a second opinion to determine the severity of an injury to his throwing shoulder.

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Volesky leads Energy FC in 4-2 win over Rio Grande Valley FC Toros

Christian Volesky scored two goals as Oklahoma City Energy FC defeated Rio Grande Valley FC Toros 4-2 on Saturday night.

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Mike Gundy reveals OSU's QB depth chart

Mike Gundy has long called fifth-year senior Taylor Cornelius the Cowboys' "guy" to replace Mason Rudolph, but the order of...

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Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals

For decades, Michael Drweiga has opened his wallet whenever the donation basket comes around at church, but the latest...

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Kershaw wins 150th, Turner 5 RBIs, Dodgers beat Seattle 12-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Clayton Kershaw has rarely needed much run support to pull out a win. The Los Angeles Dodgers made sure Sunday...

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5 current, former OU gymnasts make US men’s national team

Five current and former Oklahoma gymnasts were named to the 12-member U.S. men’s national team following the conclusion of the...

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CEO Jack Dorsey admits Twitter hasn’t ‘figured out’ approach to fake news

In an interview with CNN’s Brian Stelter, the beard-rocking CEO said Twitter is reluctant to commit to a timetable for enacting...

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Steve Bannon says GOP must rally behind Trump to survive

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans.During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the...

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Odor HR sends Rangers past Angels 4-2 to cap soggy weekend

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor didn't let a little rain get in the way of his torrid August.The Texas second baseman...

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Morning Roundup: Djokovic beats Federer for 1st Cincinnati title, Bertens tops Halep

Novak Djokovic finally mastered the one tournament that's eluded him, and Kiki Bertens rallied for a victory in her first...

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Bishop: Church today 'not the church' of grand jury report

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese pushed back against a call for his resignation and said the...

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MLB Notebook: Darvish lasts 1 inning in rehab start

Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish lasted just one inning in his rehab start with Class A South Bend on Sunday in South Bend,...

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OCU's streak of championships reaches 25 years

The Stars have won at least one NAIA national title every year for a quarter century

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60-year-old Billy Torrence races to first NHRA Top Fuel win

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Billy Torrence raced to his first career Top Fuel victory Sunday at age 60, winning the Lucas Oil NHRA...

What's new on campus?

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Oklahoma Christian University is addressing the challenges facing small private colleges by constantly adapting and adding new programs and services.

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Hovland wins U.S. Amateur, caps dominant week

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF. — Oklahoma State's Viktor Hovland became the first Norwegian to win the U.S. Amateur, beating UCLA...

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Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the...

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Brennan considers legal action to stop clearance revocations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent...

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High school football: Five Zero Week games to watch

Zero Week is here and The Oklahoman's Jacob Unruh has five games to watch across the state.

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High school football: Previewing District B-3

A look at District B-3 entering the high school football season

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Cuomo says Trump fools the country, but not New York

NEW YORK (AP) — In a searing speech from the pulpit of a black church, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a Brooklyn congregation...

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OU football: Mike Stoops lobbies for changes to college football's new redshirt rule

College football's new redshirt rule takes effect this season, but Mike Stoops would like to see it backdated to preserve the...

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Edmond Santa Fe's Kamron Love commits to Charlotte

As the season nears, Edmond Santa Fe defensive back Kamron Love can enter with a peace of mind about his future. Love...

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Science Says: Hotter weather turbocharges US West wildfires

As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames.The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the...

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Larry Nassar moved to Oklahoma City prison facility

Authorities say disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to another federal prison facility.

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Doctor convicted of sexual assault of patient gets probation

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Houston doctor convicted of sexually assaulting a patient while she was tethered to machines and...

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'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters...

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Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich has written "Someday Is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins."

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich has written "Someday Is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins."

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US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major...

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Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archbishop of Dublin said Sunday he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of...

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Aretha Franklin came to Washington to sing - and for history

As a 21-year-old Aretha Franklin worked on her singing voice in New York during the summer of 1963, her father, Rev. C. L....

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Drawing from city's proud past, can casino spur revival?

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Standing on Springfield's Main Street, the nearly $1 billion resort casino meant to spark a downtown...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 19, 2018: See the stage show 'Bad in Bed Live!' at the Tower Theatre

Catch the final Oklahoma City performance of "Bad in Bed Live!," a new stage show by Oklahoma native Shelby Simpson, at 11 a.m....

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Legal Counsel: Can you copyright a tweet?

Legal Counsel: Can you copyright a tweet?

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Oklahoma City needs to recognize achievements of Clara Luper

Oklahoma City needs to recognize achievements of Clara Luper.

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Nonprofit notes, Aug. 19

Nonprofit notes, Aug. 19

Millennial homebuying news goes from good to bad to worse

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Experian and ValueInsured offer sobering statistics on millennial home buying plans and expectations.

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Oklahoma education notes for Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

Oklahoma education notes for Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

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Where to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in Los Angeles

Just two Los Angeles Metro Rail stops from the grungy glitter of the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a whole different world — Thai,...

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Lab billing fraud alleged at rural Oklahoma hospital

Just over two years ago, Newman Memorial Hospital was within a week of financial collapse, when outsiders came to town with an...

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See September festivals and events throughout Oklahoma

Look at September as a “Festa-Fall” because it brings quite a few colorful and fun events.

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Applications for Wichita's bugling elk tours open Aug. 27

Bus tours through the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge to see and hear bugling elk are very popular and all of the spots are...

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Oklahoma health notes for Aug. 19

Oklahoma health notes for Aug. 19

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Although every Oklahoma City firefighter is trained to deal with hazardous materials, only a fraction has the same level of expertise as the hazmat team.

Early Wednesday afternoon, Oklahoma City firefighter Daniel Dawson sat in a chair as two other firefighters helped him into a...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday Aug. 19, 2018

Wedding Parties, 50th Anniversary Dinner, Art Opening

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After SQ 788, teamwork makes the green work

After working separately to draft a bill for lawmakers to consider, major medical marijuana advocates have signed off on a...

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Dale Denwalt: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, Aug.19, 2018

Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

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Legal wrangling surrounds four rural Oklahoma hospitals

The way the plaintiffs in one lawsuit tell it, Health Acquisition Company promised a flat, well-trod road ahead, but instead...

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Of character: d.g. smalling, creator of painting for the mayor's office

This story goes back even further, to a 9-year-old southeastern Oklahoma boy who found himself in the grip of classically...

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What seven Oklahoma death row inmates think of nitrogen gas

"I am not afraid of the gas! That would only be three or four minutes of suffering. I have suffered untold torments from this...

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Fine arts and theater notes, Aug. 19

Fine arts and theater notes, Aug. 19

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Personally speaking: Scarlet Le-Cao

Personally speaking: Scarlet Le-Cao

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A look at Cornett's past comments about Trump and Stitt's mortgage company violations

A look at the claims made in the negative ads in the Republican gubernatorial race.

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Britain’s royal residences: Where the Queen cools her crown

Visiting a royal British residence is a chance to be a small part of pomp.

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Sam Anderson, author of the new book, "Boom Town," talks about his fascination with Oklahoma City.

Sam Anderson, author of the new book, "Boom Town," talks about his fascination with Oklahoma City.

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As dove season nears, state wildlife officials preparing dove fields on wildlife management areas, but rain could interfere

What will likely be the wettest August in the history of the state could ruin the highly anticipated dove season opener if it...

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Business People: Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

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Futures File: Refineries pumping out gasoline sends prices lower

Futures File: Refineries pumping out gasoline sends prices lower

OSU's Greg Richmond thrilled to be a Cowboy again

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Greg Richmond never lost touch with his alma mater, the place he was a standout defensive end in the early 2000s before returning as a strength coach after his NFL stint. A Cowboy when the program began to rise, he’s back once more, hoping to help...

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Taking Stock: Differences in mutual funds and ETFs important for investors

Taking Stock: Differences in mutual funds and ETFs important for investors

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Trump warnings grow from forgotten Republicans

NEW YORK (AP) — The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing.Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term...

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Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado judge has denied a request by a defense attorney for a man accused of killing his pregnant...

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OKC Dodgers fall to Iowa in extra innings

For the second straight night, Oklahoma City manager Bill Haselman watched the end of the Dodgers’ game from the clubhouse....

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NFL Roundup: Bengals top Cowboys despite solid performance by Prescott

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys had another efficient preseason showing, while Andy Dalton bogged down a bit with his...

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Oklahoma Scene: OSU's Hovland advances to US Amateur final

Oklahoma State's Viktor Hovland defeated Cole Hammer 3 and 2 on Saturday to advance to the U.S. Amateur final in Pebble Beach,...

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NFL Notebook: Josh Gordon returns to Browns after extended absence

The former Pro Bowl wide receiver, who has battled drug and alcohol dependence, ended an extended absence from training camp to...

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Morning Roundup: Snedeker leads Wyndham with play held up due to weather

Brandt Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Wyndham Championship when the third round was suspended because of...

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OKC Dodgers: Triple A is Will Smith's latest challenge

OKC Dodgers catcher Will Smith has flown through the farm system. His latest test is Triple A.

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OKC Dodgers journal: Andrew Toles delivers slump buster

Late Friday, OKC outfielder Andrew Toles broke out of a slump with a walk-off homer and triple.

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MLB Notebook: Sale back on 10-day DL

Boston returned ace lefty Chris Sale to the 10-day disabled list Saturday after just one healthy start.

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College Football Notebook: Heupel takes over talented UCF team with great expectations

Hired to replace Scott Frost at Central Florida, former Oklahoma quarterback Josh Heupel takes over a team that went unbeaten...

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District B-2 season preview

Coaches' Poll 1. Pioneer (8-5) 2. Ringwood (7-4) 3. Waukomis (6-5) 4. Kremlin-Hillsdale (7-4) 5. Garber (2-9) 6.Cherokee (2-8)...

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High school football: Previewing District B-1

A look at District B-1 entering the high school football season.

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Cowgirls excited for revamped soccer stadium's debut

Sunday, the Oklahoma State women’s soccer team will get to play in its revamped stadium for the first time in its...

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The Collected Wisdom of Don Demeter

Oklahoma City native Don Demeter, 83, played 11 seasons in the major leagues with the Dodgers, Phillies, Tigers and Indians. He...

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OU football: Rotation narrows as preseason camp comes to a close

NORMAN — Oklahoma went through its second scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday morning. The Sooners' practices will move to the...

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Oklahoma woman killed in Friday night wreck

A 40-year-old woman was killed Friday in a wreck along an Osage County highway, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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OKC man arrested on arson complaint in Friday house fire

A 28-year-old Oklahoma City man was arrested Friday, accused of starting a house fire that caused an estimated $25,000 in damage.

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Body recovered from North Canadian River Saturday morning

A body was recovered from the North Canadian River on Saturday after authorities said a car drove into the river earlier that...

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UCO football keeping up in the MIAA

A new performance center will help Bronchos keep up with the likes of Northwest Missouri State and Pittsburg State

OU football: Caleb Kelly hoping move pays off with breakout season

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NORMAN — Caleb Kelly was supposed to be a difference-making linebacker when Oklahoma signed the five-star recruit from Fresno, California, in 2016. When he had a game-high 12 tackles, including one for a loss, in the Sugar Bowl win against...

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Why the Thunder is intent on preserving pieces of its past

The Thunder is only 10 years old, but the franchise already has a rich history. Several members of its corporate communications...

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Boil order was lifted but cause of water contamination in Jones remains unclear, DEQ says

E. coli was found in the Jones public water supply in early August.

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Buckeye investigation "will be finished when it's finished"

Ohio State nears season opener, still not knowing whether Meyer will be reinstated.

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Nick Collison to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at March of Dimes Sports Headliner Banquet

Former Thunder forward Nick Collison will be one of two Lifetime Achievement Award recipients at the 2018 March of Dimes Sports...

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Lawn and home exhibitors unpack for show at Cox Convention Center

The Oklahoma City Renovation & Landscaping Show continues Saturday and Sunday, featuring exhibits and demonstrations with...

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Back to school for first-year teacher

Mathis, 25, is both nervous and excited as she walks across the building to her classroom. The married mother of two has traded...

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School supplies donated to two Edmond schools

Members of the Downtown Edmond Business Association donated thousands of school supplies this week to Ida Freeman Elementary...

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Upcoming Christian concerts in Oklahoma

Several contemporary Christian concerts are set for fall in the Oklahoma City metro area. TobyMac will perform in concert at 8...

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Choctaw Nation tribal headquarters is one for the history books

Oklahoma City design firm FSB delivers a $200 million, 500,000-square-foot showcase of tribal history, culture, art, and...

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Achievers

Arch Alexander Award of Excellence presented during the 51st annual Oklahoma Career and Technology Education Summer Conference.

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Kenneth R. Harney: Frozen credit files can slow mortgage process

Kenneth R. Harney: Frozen credit files can slow mortgage process.

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John Bisagno, Southern Baptist pastor with Oklahoma ties, dies at 84

John Bisagno, an evangelistic innovator and longtime pastor of Houston's First Baptist Church, died Aug. 5 in Nashville after a...

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Judge orders OKC officer to face trial in deadly on-duty shooting of unarmed, suicidal man

A suspended Oklahoma City police sergeant was order Friday to face trial in the on-duty fatal shooting of an unarmed, suicidal...

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Religion briefs for Aug. 18

Religion briefs for Aug. 18

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OKC Central Commentary: Restoration effort to save historic Oklahoma City church

OKC Central Commentary: Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution and Accounting this week announced it has purchased the nearly...

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Church hopes to share Gospel during 'The Greatest Show'

Crossroads Church has become known over the years for its elaborate productions that help convey the Gospel narrative in new...

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Marni Jameson, How to love coming home

Marni Jameson: How to love coming home

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State briefs for August 18

OKLAHOMA CITY Luncheon to explore healthy aging The Oklahoma City Community Foundation will host a luncheon Wednesday to...

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Job incentives totaling $1 million sought as part of new downtown Oklahoma City headquarters

Heartland, the U.S. division of Global Payment Systems, is seeking $1 million in job incentives as part of its decision to...

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Barry Stone, Homeowner can’t find source of foul odor

Barry Stone: Homeowner can’t find source of foul odor

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Integris, Community Hospital, surgery centers join forces

Brooke Cayot, spokeswoman for Integris, said the hospital system is going into a joint venture with United Surgical Partners...

Vince Gill's hometown memories

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Vince Gill is planning an exorcism. Or, at least the chance at a little musical vindication. The Country Music Hall of Famer, who was born in Norman and bred in Oklahoma City, will put on a hometown show Saturday at the Civic Center Music...

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Norman's Westwood changes pool hours through Labor Day

Westwood Family Aquatic Center began new hours of operation this week as it started a new swim season.

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Faux foam, mock maple, How to spot misleading furniture labels

Faux foam, mock maple: How to spot misleading furniture labels.

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma adds rig to state count The number of rigs searching for oil and natural gas increased by one in Oklahoma this week...